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Phase 7 Election 2019 Polling Live: Lok Sabha Election 2019 Voting in MP, UP, Jharkhand, Bihar, Bengal, Punjab, HP

Phase-7 Polling in UP, Bihar, Punjab, MP Live Updates: A voter turnout of 51.95 per cent has been recorded till 3 pm in the seventh and the last phase of Lok Sabha elections. Polling is currently underway across 59 parliamentary seats. The polling process begun at 7 am amid tight security and will end at […]

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Far from performing its duty, SC is doing its opposite: Indira Jaising on CJI case

KAUNAIN SHERIFF M: Last year, after the January 20 press conference by the four Supreme Court judges, you had appreciated how Justice Ranjan Gogoi, along with the others, had spoken about the independence of the judiciary. Why the criticism now? I believed that history was being made and I wanted to be witness to that […]

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That this election is so unpredictable tells us how robust our democracy is

This edition of Express Adda held in Delhi hosted global investor and author of Democracy on the Road, Ruchir Sharma. In a discussion moderated by The Indian Express Group’s Executive Director Anant Goenka and National Opinion Editor Vandita Mishra, he spoke on national security as a poll issue, social media shaping politics and how it’s […]

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CRPF jawan deployed at Rabri Devi’s house shoots himself dead after tiff with wife

A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday. Giriayappa Kirasoor (29), a constable with 122 battalion of the CRPF, shot himself dead at the RJD leader’s high-security Circular Road bungalow on Friday, Deputy Superintendent of […]

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Kashmir issue ‘myth’ created by Congress, National Conference: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

The so-called Kashmir issue is a political “myth” created by the Congress, the National Conference and other such political groups which have a vested interest in the region’s electoral vote bank, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said Saturday. He said Jammu and Kashmir is very much like any other state of the Indian union. There is […]

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Reports on election commissioner Lavasa recusing himself from meetings ‘unsavoury’: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora Saturday described as “unsavory” and “avoidable” reports that fellow commissioner Ashok Lavasa has decided to recuse himself from meetings related to model code violations till he is not allowed to record his dissent. He also said in the last meeting of the commission on May 14, it was “unanimously” decided […]

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SC vacates order granting protection from arrest to ex-Kolkata police chief

In a setback to former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund scam, the Supreme Court on Friday vacated its February order that had granted him protection from arrest by the CBI. However, it said that the interim protection given earlier would continue for another seven days so as to enable him […]

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Sadhvi Pragya joined by more party leaders on Godse

As three more party leaders joined BJP Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur in praising the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi and added to the party’s discomfiture, the BJP leadership cracked the whip Friday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned Thakur’s remarks on Nathuram Godse saying “it’s a different matter that she has apologised, I […]

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Open to any party, including TRS, joining anti-BJP front: Chandrababu Naidu

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu, who is spearheading an effort to cobble up an anti-BJP front, Friday said not only the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) but any outfit which is against the saffron party are welcome to join a grand alliance after the election results are declared. Naidu has stepped up efforts to bring together parties […]

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