MCD Elections: Over 1.10 Lakh First-time Voters in MCD Polls

18-04-2017

New Delhi: Over 1.10 lakh people are eligible to exercise their franchise for the first time in the upcoming high-stakes municipal polls in Delhi. Elections to the three BJP-led corporations will be held on April 23 and the youth population is considered a crucial segment of the voters in the national capital. "We are preparing for the polls as per the schedule. This would be the first civic poll after the latest delimitation which has redrawn the civic wards.

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NCP plans nationwide agitation against Centre
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) NCP will organise a nationwide agitation against the government's "communal and divisive" policies and its "indifferent attitude" towards the suffering of the people on account of demonetisation. Nationalist Congress Party also called upon the Centre to take "immediate steps to redeem the economic depression and the

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Seashore Group Ponzi scam: CBI raids 36 places in Odisha
January 13, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (PTI) The CBI today carried out searches at 36 locations in Odisha including the premises of a BJD MP, an MLA and a close aide of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in connection with the Seashore Group Ponzi scam, even as the ruling party hit the streets slamming the move as a pre-Panchayat poll stunt. The places raided by teams

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HC revokes suspension of senior IPS officer
January 13, 2017

Chennai, Jan 12 (PTI) Assailing the CAT and the Tamil Nadu government for adopting "a strange procedure", the Madras High Court today revoked suspension and departmental proceedings against senior IPS officer M S Jaffar Sait and directed the state to reinstate him in a post before January 18. "The charge against the petitioner is essentially

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Rahul puts off China visit due to polls
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Owing to elections in five states, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has put off his visit to China which was to start from January 15. The visit by Rahul-led Congress delegation will now take place after the assembly elections at mutually-convenient dates, party leader Anand Sharma said tonight.

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“No issues with party high command,” says Chandy
January 13, 2017

Kochi, Jan 12 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy, sulking over the appointment of 14 new district Congress Presidents in Kerala ignoring names of his supporters, today said he has no issues with the party high command. The former Chief Minister, however, stuck to his demand that organisational polls be conducted in the Congress in the

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PM addresses inaugural event of Ramayana Darshanam Exhibition at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, via video conferencing
January 12, 2017

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the inaugural event of the Ramayana Darshanam Exhibition at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, via video conferencing. He said that 12th January is no ordinary day, and Swami Vivekananda's powerful thoughts continue to shape several minds. He said India today is a young country, and it should

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