NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India on Friday joined Twitter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections while the micro-blogging site also launched a special election emoji aimed at encouraging participation in election-related discussions, encouraging more people to go and vote.
NEW DELHI: The CPI-M on Wednesday named 20 more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
PATNA: Former BJP MP from Bihar's Purnea district, Uday Singh, on Wednesday joined the Congress and is likely to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Purnea seat.
Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said that the on the guidelines of the Election Commission of India (ECI), the district administration would keep a strict vigil over the paid news and advertisement content in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.
Commissioner of Police Jalandhar Mr. Gurpreet Singh Bhullar today directed the officers of the Police department to pull up their socks for ensuring free, fair and peaceful polls during the upcoming general elections.
GUWAHATI: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said the BJP and AGP were going to the Lok Sabha polls together with one agenda, to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister again.
CHENNAI: The case of sexual-assault-cum-blackmail of women in Pollachi will have its echo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, not only in that (Pollachi) constituency but also in the neighbouring seats, said a former AIADMK MP on Wednesday.
Dehradun: Declaring winnability as the sole criteria for getting party tickets in the forthcoming polls, Union Social Justice Minister Thawarchand Gehlot here on Wednesday said the BJP's ticket distribution process for the first and second phases of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is likely to be completed by March 18.
NEW DELHI: The GST Council will not announce any "beneficial decisions" like rate cuts or extensions of time period for any schemes or compliance to GST rules at its meeting scheduled on March 19.
BENGALURU: With the model code of conduct in place for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka on April 18 and 23, the issuance of licenses for fire arms and their possession have been banned in Bengaluru, an official order said on Tuesday.