Over 16 crore people will vote in this year's assembly elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Goa, the Election Commission said while announcing the poll dates by Sanjeev Nanda

Election Commission announces dates of assembly polls of five states

NEW DELHI: Over 16 crore people will vote in this year’s assembly elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Goa – the Election Commission said while announcing the poll dates. Here’s how it stacks up:- a) Goa to go on polls on February 4 b) Punjab to face vote on February […]

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Gujarat Dalit assault: Opposition parties raise issue in Parliament

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties in Parliament raised the assault on Dalit youth in Gujarat’s Una and the tension that has gripped parts of the state over the past two days. The move comes after Dalit organisations in Gujarat called for the protests to spread beyond the Saurashtra region. The Congress gave notice over the issue […]

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DA case: SC asks BSP’s Mayawati to file reply on plea for fresh FIR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three weeks time to BSP supremo Mayawati to file her reply on a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge fresh FIR in a disproportionate assets (DA) case against her. A bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha adjourned the case for five weeks and also […]

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