Business  /  Published 16.08.19

Share prop for start-ups

The government has relaxed the norms for start-ups to issue shares with differential voting rights, which will help them to retain control while raising equity capital. Start-ups can now have up to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla cracks whip

Newly elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday said elections in India had always been transparent, arguing that the Congress wouldn’t have been defeated in 1977 hadn’t it been so.At his first...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Sonia spells out EVM fears: ‘No smoke without fire’

Sonia Gandhi has finally taken it upon herself to articulate concerns among sections of people about the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), contending that there is no smoke without fire and the suspici...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.05.19

Nota hike raises concern in Assam

People in Assam have expressed concern over the high percentage of none of the above (Nota) votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state.Altogether 1,78,353 voters pressed the Nota button in the...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 23.05.19

I accept defeat gracefully, won't blame EVMs: Sharad Pawar

As trends suggested an impressive victory for the NDA in the Lok Sabha polls, NCP chief Sharad Pawar Thursday 'gracefully' accepted the mandate, and said he would not blame electronic voting machines ...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 22.05.19

OopsIndia! EC’s acrobatics

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.05.19

EC cold to call to verify votes first

Twenty-two Opposition parties met the Election Commission on Tuesday to request that tallying of votes with the paper trail — at five random polling stations in each Assembly segment — be taken up...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.19

Opposition leaders discuss possibility of non-NDA alliance

Opposition leaders met on Tuesday, ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA alliance, staking claim to government formation.They will also move the Electi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.19

Amit Shah to host unity dinner at BJP headquarters

The BJP has scheduled a “unity” dinner with allies on Tuesday and claimed that if the election results match the exit polls numbers, the Opposition would have no ground to question the integrity o...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.19

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee skips, Mamata votes

Poor health forced former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to stay away from the polling booth for the first time in recent memory.The wait was long at another south Calcutta polling address —...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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