Congress announces 5 candidates for the upcoming by-polls to the legislative assembly of Uttar Pradesh. Party leader PL Punia's son Tanuj Punia named the candidate from Zaidpur constituency. Dynamite News Exclusive:
In the first meeting convened by him after taking over as BJP Working President, J P Nadda discussed issues relating to the upcoming Assembly elections in three states later this year.
US President Donald Trump announced his intent to run for a second term by contesting in the 2020 Presidential elections during a massive rally in Orlando here on Tuesday.
The Congress Party, which won the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan in the assembly elections in December last year, is trailing in Lok Sabha polls in all the three states, as per official Election Commission trend
The ruling BJP appeared to be storming back to power with a comfortable majority on its own for the second consecutive time and is set to cross the 300-mark along with its allies in the Lok Sabha.
The counting of votes in 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh began on Thursday amidst tight security. BJP takes lead in the early trends.
The Election Commission has started counting of votes for the general election on Thursday. Meanwhile BJP takes lead in trends with majority.
Counting of votes at 77 centres in Uttar Pradesh for 80 Lok Sabha seats commenced at 0800 hours amid unprecedented security cover.
The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided on Thursday when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done.
Around 56.84% percentage voting turnout in 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh for final phase of general elections on Sunday.
Voters in Basirhat and Jadavpur have alleged that TMC workers are disrupting the election process by not allowing them to vote.
The voter turnout till 3 pm in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections was recorded as 51.95% per cent, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Sunday.