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Polling ends in Goa, 83% turnout seen

February 04, 2017

PANAJI: Polling for Goa's 40 assembly constituencies officially ended at 5 p.m. on Saturday by when 83 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise, officials said. Poll officials here said that the voting is still on in some polling booths to accommodate people already in queues and the final percentage would be made available later Satur...

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I have no prime ministerial ambitions: Akhilesh

February 04, 2017

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister today said he had no prime ministerial ambitions and was content with his job in the state. "I am content with my task in Uttar Pradesh and harbour no ambitions of becoming the Prime Minister of the country," he said at an event organised by a news channel here. "People who stay away from Delhi are happier,"...

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Rahul shares ‘dal-subzi’ meal with villagers in Punjab

February 02, 2017

CHANDIGARH: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday shared a meal of ‘dal-subzi’ with villagers and interacted with them in Sangrur district, on the last day of campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls. Dressed in blue denims, white kurta and a half jacket, Gandhi sat on a wooden cot, flanked by the village headman and counc...

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SP-Congress combine may form next government in UP

January 31, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance is likely to gain majority with 187 to 197 seats and around 35 per cent vote share in the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, according to a recent survey. The ABP News-CSDS-Lokniti opinion poll, done in January, found that despite the recent family feud, Akhilesh Yadav, with 26 per cent suppo...

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