General election will not delay infected blood compensation

General election will not delay infected blood compensation

Parliament will aim to pass an important bill ahead of the general election to ensure victims of the infected blood scandal are compensated as soon as possible, the government says. Commons leader Penny Mordaunt said there was a “clear desire” to get it done. MPs will consider House of Lords amendments to the Victims and … Read more

KTR urges graduate voters to support ‘farmer’s child’ in MLC election 

KTR urges graduate voters to support ‘farmer’s child’ in MLC election 

K.T. Rama Rao  | Photo Credit: Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) working president K.T. Rama Rao claimed that his party had suffered defeat in the Assembly polls as they had failed to communicate BRS regime’s success in providing two lakh government jobs and increasing the salaries of government employees to the public.  “We failed to convey our accomplishments. … Read more

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 5 Voting Live: Voting to begin in 49 Lok Sabha constituencies; 35 Odisha Assembly seats

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 5 Voting Live: Voting to begin in 49 Lok Sabha constituencies; 35 Odisha Assembly seats

Shortly before the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha polls are slated to begin, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to voters, especially women and young individuals, across the 49 constituencies to exercise their franchise.  As 49 seats across 8 states and UTs go to the polls today in the 5th phase of … Read more

On longer-term structural side, Goldman Sachs overweight on India & Indonesia: Sunil Koul

On longer-term structural side, Goldman Sachs overweight on India & Indonesia: Sunil Koul

Sunil Koul, Executive Director (Asia Pacific Portfolio Strategy, Global Macro Research), Goldman Sachs, says: “We have a barbell approach within the market. We have bets which we like from a more tactical value side of things, so we are overweight China A-share markets, we are overweight some of the North Asian markets which includes Japan … Read more

Sanjay Raut dismisses Modi’s ‘mellow’ remarks on Uddhav Thackeray, says PM afraid of losing election

Sanjay Raut dismisses Modi’s ‘mellow’ remarks on Uddhav Thackeray, says PM afraid of losing election

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut. File | Photo Credit: PTI Pune A day after PM Narendra Modi in an interview said he would be the first to help Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray if the latter was in trouble, Sena (UBT) spokesperson Sanjay Raut called the PM “a liar” while stating that Mr. … Read more

Back on his home turf for his last election, Digvijaya Singh tries to reignite old connect with Rajgarh

Back on his home turf for his last election, Digvijaya Singh tries to reignite old connect with Rajgarh

At around 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, when the sun is at its peak, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh visits the Hoda Mata temple atop a hill in Rajgarh’s Dhand village, barely a couple of kilometres from the State’s border with Rajasthan. After the darshan, he briefly chats with … Read more

Election observers to receive code violation complaints in Vijayawada

Election observers to receive code violation complaints in Vijayawada

Complaints could also be made through the C-Vigil, the 1950 Complaints, the NGS Portal Complaints, the ESMS, and other platforms, says official. | Photo Credit: File Photo Election observers will receive complaints and representations from political parties, candidates in the fray, and the general public regarding election violations on all days between 2 p.m. and … Read more

Won’t remove ‘Hindu’, ‘Jai Bhavani’ from party’s election song, says Uddhav after EC issues notice

Won’t remove ‘Hindu’, ‘Jai Bhavani’ from party’s election song, says Uddhav after EC issues notice

Shiv Sena (UBT) Chief Uddhav Thackeray during a press conference at Bandra in Mumbai, on April 21, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI The Election Commission of India (EC) issued a notice to Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena (UBT) for using ”Jai Bhavani Jai Shivaji“ and “Hindu ha tujha dharma” words in its campaign song for the … Read more

Election in Tripura peaceful; Congress, CPI(M) allege misconduct

Election in Tripura peaceful; Congress, CPI(M) allege misconduct

Voters wait in a queue at a polling station to cast their votes for the first phase of Lok Sabha Polls, on April 19, 2024 | Photo Credit: ANI Elections for the West Tripura Lok Sabha constituency and by-elections for the Ramnagar assembly constituency were held in the first phase of the national elections on … Read more

Accused conspired to kill Jagan during election campaign, says police

Accused conspired to kill Jagan during election campaign, says police

Jagan Mohan Reddy with the injury he suffered. File photo The accused in the case on ‘attack on Chief Minister, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’, Vemula Satish Kumar alias Satti, conspired to kill Mr. Reddy along with few other accused, said the police in the remand report. Satish Kumar, who has criminal history in Ajitsingh Nagar … Read more