Women activists slam BJP, Congress for giving less tickets to women candidates

Women activists slam BJP, Congress for giving less tickets to women candidates

  Women rights activists have slammed the BJP and the Congress for poor representation of women in ticket distribution. Women candidates in Lok Sabha election: While regional parties have taken a lead in giving greater representation to women candidates in the general elections this time but the two national parties – BJP and Congress – […]

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahagathbandhan announces seat sharing for Bihar; RJD to contest on 20, Congress 9

Bihar Grand Alliance to announce seat-sharing agreement today Bihar Grand Alliance seat-sharing: The Grand Alliance of opposition parties led by Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD in Bihar  has announced the seat-sharing agreement for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. As per the agreement, the RJD will contest on 20 seats, Congress on 9, Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP on […]

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Lok Sabha elections: BSP first list of 11 candidates out, Danish Ali to contest from Amroha

The BSP declared Haji Fazulrahman its nominee from Saharanpur, Malook Nagar from Bijnore and Girish Chandra from Nagina, a party statement said. (IE) The BSP Friday announced its first list of 11 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, fielding former JD(S) leader Danish Ali from Amroha. Ali, who was general secretary of the Janata Dal […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian A militant was killed Friday in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Imamsahib area of Shopian in south Kashmir following information about presence of militants there, an army official […]

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Congress candidates list 2019: Party announces names for Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh

The total number of Lok Sabha candidates declared by the Congress so far stands at 149. The Congress on Thursday announced the names of its candidates for three Lok Sabha constituencies and 45 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. For the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress has fielded Ramana Kumari Pedada from Vishakhapatnam, Narahrasetti Narasimha Rao […]

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BJP drops sitting MPs including Union minister in Chhattisgarh in first list

(file photo) The BJP has announced candidates for five out of 11 Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh, dropping sitting MPs including a union minister of state. Candidates for all five reserved Lok Sabha seats – Surguja, Bastar, Raigarh and Kanker (reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST)) and Janjgir-Champa (Scheduled Castes) were announced when the party came […]

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Battleground Amethi! Smriti Irani to take on Rahul Gandhi again from Congress bastion

Several parliamentary constituencies are set to witness high-profile contest this election with the BJP announcing its first list of candidates and fielding Union minister Smriti Irani against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi. Irani had lost to Gandhi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls but was seen to have put up a spirited fight. The […]

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BJP first sent Advani to ‘margdarshak mandal’, has now snatched his constituency: Congress

The Congress Thursday took a swipe at the BJP for fielding Amit Shah from Gandhinagar in place of Lal Krishna Advani, alleging that first the party veteran was “forcefully” sent to the ‘margdarshak mandal’ and now his parliamentary constituency has been snatched away. The BJP Thursday announced its first list of 184 candidates for the […]

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Bill passed to bring back total prohibition of liquor in Mizoram

Mizoram assembly has passed a bill to bring back total prohibition of liquor in the northeastern state after four years. The state government decided to prohibit manufacture, import, sale and consumption of liquor for the common people for their general health and help in law enforcement, Excise and Narcotics Minister Dr K Beichhua said while […]

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Pakistan accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s plea, promises to retain fields near Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara

Navjot Singh Sidhu Pakistan has accepted Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidh’s plea that the field near Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara, cultivated by Guru Nanak Dev, be retained and no structure built. He had written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the matter, Indian Express reported It has announced that there would […]

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