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Supreme Court Refuses TMC’s Plea To Postpone Civic Polls In Tripura

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said the DGP and the IGP shall take all steps to ensure that the election process is conducted in peace and orderly manner and without any disruptions, particularly on the date of polling leading up to the counting of ballots on November 28.

What Makes Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami A Man For Tomorrow

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Dhami said that he has been working 20 hours a day to bring things back on rails. "I meet everyone and have put all the protocols on the shelf. I make sure traffic is not stopped when I move and I do not allow security concerns to create a wall between me and the people.


BJP To Retain UP, But Seat Share Likely To Fall: Opinion Poll

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is set to retain power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls but with a reduced seat share.

DDCA Elections: Rohan Jaitley Retains Top Post; Siddharth Verma Becomes Secretary

Oct 29, 2021 PTI

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s maternal uncle Pawan Ghulati will be the new DDCA treasurer. The counting concluded after Thursday midnight.


Congress Accuses Facebook Of Influencing Elections In India, Seeks JPC Probe

The Congress alleged that Facebook was acting as an ally of the ruling BJP and pushing its agenda.

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21 October, 2021

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Vikas Pathak

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.


09 October, 2021

Mehbooba Mufti Targets Centre Again, Says ‘Muscular Policy’ Used In J&K For ‘Political Dividends’

Outlook Web Desk

The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Centre is ‘outraged only in cases where hate politics can be lapped up to polarise people’.


08 October, 2021

Narendra Modi Will Be Elected PM Again In 2024 Elections: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Desk

Home Minister Amit Shah said no other political leader in the world has completed 20 years in public office, except Modi.


19 September, 2021

Justin Trudeau Makes Final Appeal Ahead Of Canada Election, Says Canadians Need A Govt That Follows Science

Associated Press (AP)

Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party is in a close race with the rival Conservatives and that it is unlikely on Monday to get the outright majority needed to govern without relying on an opposition party to remain in power.


21 July, 2021

‘No Time To Waste,’ Mamata Calls Up On Opposition Leaders To Start Preparing For 2024 Elections

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

'Democracy in danger. We have to start our planning for 2024 right now. But our phones are all tapped,' Mamata Banerjee said


19 July, 2021

The Missing Middle: Note Banks Vs Vote Banks

Sachin Shridhar

The Political Parties do not see the Middle classes as an electorally decisive force and hence a silent indifference to it.


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19 July, 2021

Nepal: New PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Wins Vote Of Confidence, Averts Polls Amidst Pandemic

Outlook Web Desk

Deuba sprang a surprise on Sunday by seeking a vote of confidence in the reinstated lower House of Representatives and won it comfortably.


17 July, 2021

Covid Killed More Than 2,000 State Govt Employees On Panchayat Poll Duty In UP

Outlook Web Desk

The Uttar Pradesh Prathamik Shikshak Sangh had released a list of 1,621 primary schoolteachers and other staff, claiming that they died after contracting COVID-19 while performing election duty between April 15 and May 5.


10 July, 2021

UP Block Panchayat Chief Polls: CM Adityanath Claims Big Win For BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief minister said the BJP and its allies bagged 635 of 825 seats of block panchayat chief on Saturday.


04 July, 2021

Saina Nehwal Congratulates BJP For Win In UP Polls, Taunted As 'Sarkaari' Shuttler

PTI

The Olympic bronze medallist had joined BJP ahead of the Delhi elections in 2020. She has not qualified for Tokyo 2020


04 July, 2021

We Can Fight UP Assembly Polls Without Aligning With SP Or BSP: Congress Leader Ajay Kumar Lallu

PTI

Congress will fight the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls under Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's supervision, Congress UP unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu said


03 July, 2021

UP Polls For Zila Panchayat Chairman Posts In 53 Districts Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Polling will take place from 11 am to 3 pm. Counting of votes will be held after 3 pm.


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29 June, 2021

Israel's New Foreign Minister Begins First High-Level Trip To UAE

Associated Press (AP)

Yair Lapid is set to inaugurate Israel's Embassy in the capital of Abu Dhabi, and meeting Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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