Tag: Assembly elections

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections

New Delhi: As the nation gears up for the Assembly polls in Chattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana, conversations and debates on Twitter in the past week alone recorded 1.2 million tweets related to #AssemblyElections2018, the microblogging site said. Among the initiatives that Twitter launched for the state elections[Read More…]

MP CM’s kin joins Congress

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s brother-in-law Sanjay Singh Masani on Saturday joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly elections in the central state. Brother of Chouhan’s wife Sadhana, Masani, was formally inducted into the party in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath here.[Read More…]

Gujarat to study Maharashtra quota decision and decide on Patidars: Rupani

Assembly elections: Gujarat CM, deputy CM trailing

In a surprising development, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel were trailing on Monday as officials counted the votes polled in the Assembly elections. Both Rupani and Patel were at the second place in Rajkot West and Mehsana constituencies respectively. Himachal Pradesh assembly polls: Counting[Read More…]

Bengal BJP's farmers' wing to hold march to state assembly

BJP leads in Gujarat, confident of retaining power

Gujarat’s ruling BJP on Monday vowed to retain power as vote count showed its candidates had forged far ahead of the Congress in the just ended Assembly elections. “We are going to form a government in Gujarat. People have voted for us on development issues,” Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz[Read More…]

Another Meghalaya legislator withdraws support to Congress-led government

Another Meghalaya legislator withdraws support to Congress-led government

Independent legislator Rophul Marak on Wednesday withdrawn support to the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government ahead of the assembly elections next year. The second Independent legislator to withdraw support to the Mukul Sangma-led government after Robinus Syngkon earlier this month, he said his decision came since “the Chief Minister has[Read More…]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh admitted to hospital for kidney stone removal

Punjab polls: Congress releases first list of candidates

As the Punjab polls are expected to be held in 2017, the state Congress on Thursday released the first list of candidates. The party has named 61 candidates including Punjab Congress Chief Captain Amarinder Singh, who will contest election Patiala and Manpreet Badal is the candidate from Bathinda Urban. Congress[Read More…]

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