elections

Bypolls: Decoding the big wins

Hardnews Bureau

As the results of bypolls in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Goa are announced, here is a look at what the victories mean
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

EC to link all EVMs to VVPAT by 2019

Hardnews Bureau

As the commission moved to settle the storm over EVMs, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hurled a fresh accusation at the poll body for hiding the designs of the EVMs on which the machines were based
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

MCD Polls: A battle for relevance

Shibu Kumar Tripathi

Delhi’s civic ills once again make for bold subheads in various political manifestos as the city prepares to vote on April 23. Whether the promises are kept is a future issue
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Delhi HC dismisses Swaraj India plea for common symbol

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today dismissed the plea of Swaraj India for a common symbol in the April 23 MCD polls.

Punjab: Mudslinging reaches a crescendo as polls loom

Hardnews Bureau

The desperation of the incumbent SAD in Punjab is quite evident as they use a fig leaf to tarnish it's opponents reputation
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

UP: Left Front announces second list of 29 candidates

The left is unlikely to win many seats, but could help in building narrative for other secular parties against BJP's economic policies
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Yashpal Malik: Jats will vote against the BJP in Western UP

Abeer Kapoor

In the run up to the Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Election beginning on February 11, the Jats are working behind closed doors to find ways in which they can take the vote away from the saffron party
Abeer Kapoor Ghaziabad 

Of Uncles and Nephews: Pitfalls of nepotism

With the cancellation of the Samajwadi Party’s merger with the Quami Ekta Dal, the tussle for control between Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle, Shivpal Yadav, comes to the fore yet again in the lead-up to the 2017 Assembly polls
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow 

Has Priyanka's Time Come?

Sanjay Kapoor

Perhaps for the umpteenth time, the chatter about Priyanka Gandhi taking over as the lead campaigner of the Congress is reaching a crescendo.

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