Madha Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

Madha Lok Sabha constituency in Western Maharashtra made the national headlines when NCP supremo Sharad Pawar said that he will contest 2019 polls from there. Pawar who represented Madha from 2009-2014 later backtracked. NCP has fielded Sanjay Shinde, who will be contesting against BJP’s Ranjitsinh Naik-Nimbalkar, who was earlier with Congress. However, BJP has left […]

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Lok Sabha polls: BJP declares four sitting MPs as its candidates from Delhi, names on three seats yet to be announced

The BJP Sunday released list of five candidates, renominating four of its sitting MPs, including Union minister Harsh Vardhan. Names for the three remaining seats are expected to be announced by Monday. The party has again nominated Vardhan and BJP state unit president Manoj Tiwari from Chandni Chowk and North East Delhi seats respectively. Vardhan […]

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Seven devotees killed in stampede during temple ceremony in Tamil Nadu's Trichy

A stampede during a local temple festival killed seven devotees and injured ten others near Thuraiyur in Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, police said. The tragedy occurred when hundreds of people gathered for the ‘padikasu’ (temple coin) distribution ceremony, held as part of annual ‘Chithira Pournami’ festival, at the ‘Karuppasamy’ (a rural deity) […]

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Lok Sabha polls: Congress fields Hooda from Sonipat, replaces Lalit Nagar with Avtar Singh Badhana in Faridabad

The Congress Sunday announced candidates for five Lok Sabha seats in Haryana, fielding former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat and replacing Faridabad candidate Lalit Nagar with Avtar Singh Badhana. Nagar, who was dropped as Faridabad candidate, is said to be close to former Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, the sources […]

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Navsari Lok Sabha Constituency: List of candidates for 2019 LS Polls, past results, all updates

Navsari is one of the 26 Lok Sabha Constituencies going to poll on April 23 in the state of Gujarat.  It consists of the following Assembly constituencies – Limbayat, Udhna, Majura, Choryasi, Jalalpore, Navsari and Gandevi which is reserved for members of Scheduled Tribes. The main battle is between Congress’ Dharmeshbhai Bhimbhai Patel and BJP’s […]

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Former SC judges J Chelameswar, M B Lokur refuse to comment on controversy surrounding CJI Gogoi

Former Supreme Court judge J Chelameswar, who along with three senior-most judges held the unprecedented January 12, 2018 press conference, on Saturday refused to be drawn into the controversy surrounding allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The four judges, including Justice Gogoi, had virtually revolted against the then CJI Dipak Misra by […]

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