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Lok Sabha Elections 2019
North East  /  Published 11.04.19

EVMs malfunction in four Upper Assam districts

A polling official’s detention for misconduct, a woman voter being stabbed by her estranged husband and malfunctioning of electronic voting machines marked the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Assa...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

Assam mob assault victim misses chance to vote

Shaukat Ali, who was assaulted by a mob at Biswanath in Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday for selling beef at his food stall, missed out on exercising his franchise on Thursday.Ali is recuperati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Alpesh Thakor quits Cong, Gujjar leader in BJP

Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, regarded as a powerful OBC leader in Gujarat, quit the Congress on Wednesday while Rajasthan Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla joined the BJP, a day before the first phase...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Minority report: Stop-vote-split SOS rings out in Saharanpur

Ashraf Qasmi, a garment trader in Deoband, around 176km north of Delhi, is trying to undo what he believes is the Opposition’s failure to mount a strong and single challenger to the BJP’s Raghav L...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Saharanpur

North East  /  Published 10.04.19

BJP banks on schemes to woo tea voters

The BJP candidates of Silchar and Karimganj (SC) Lok Sabha constituencies are eying the 3.7 lakh voters of the 104 tea gardens of Barak Valley in southern Assam capitalising on the schemes and cashles...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.04.19

BJP caught between father and son in Ranchi

Sitting MP Ram Tahal Chowdhary resigned from the BJP on Wednesday for being denied a party ticket and declared once again that he would be contesting from the state capital as an Independent, compound...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

UN recognition would broaden Durga Puja appeal

Sir — India has nominated Durga Puja for Unesco’s list of cultural institutions that are in need of protection. If Durga Puja does make it to the feted list, it would be a matter of great joy and ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

India and Pakistan need jobs, not adventurism

The first phase of the Indian elections will begin today. These elections and their results are being viewed with a lot of interest in Pakistan. Earlier this week, the prime minister, Imran Khan, told...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

Kashmir highway closure: road to trouble

No one doubts the paramount importance of national security. But its necessity cannot become an alibi for inconveniencing the people who should benefit first from measures for citizens’ protection. ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.19

‘Adequate’ central force vow

Central paramilitary forces will be deployed in “adequate numbers” on April 11 when Cooch Behar and Alipurduar vote in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, senior officials said on Tuesday....
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar/Cooch Behar


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