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J&K likely to defer municipal polls

September 12, 2018

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to defer the municipal elections scheduled in October to January 2019, sources said. This comes after two major political parties — the National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced they were boycotting the polls. A decision announcing deferment of the municipa...


It’ll be Modi vs India in 2019 - opposition leaders

September 08, 2018

NEW DELHI: Indian elections are based on ideologies and not personalities, said key opposition leaders on Friday and stressed that 2019 general elections will be a “Modi vs India” affair. Speaking at the launch of Congress parliamentarian Kapil Sibal’s new book “Shades of Truth – A Journey Derailed”, they said t...


IPAC Survey: Majority of People Chooses Narendra Modi as leader

September 05, 2018

NEW DELHI: A survey conducted by The Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), an advocacy group mentored by political strategist Prashant Kishor has revealed that 48 percent of the over 57 lakh people from 712 districts want to see Narendra Modi as the leader who will take the nation's agenda forward. The survey was done in 55 days and had nomina...


Karnataka Budget 2018-2019

July 05, 2018

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced a loan waiver scheme for farmers -- a key promise ahead of assembly elections amid farmer suicides and countrywide protests. The waiver, which would cost the state Rs. 34,000 crore, would apply to crop loans of up to Rs. 2 lakh. Besides, arrears will be waived for defaulters so they...


Kerala CM to visit US

July 04, 2018

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will leave on Thursday on his first visit to the US after assuming office in May 2016. The Chief Minister's office on Wednesday said the Marxist leader would attend several functions there and return on July 18. ...