- BJP demands repoll in 40 booths in Darjeeling(6 minutes ago)
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Alleging that voters were not allowed to exercise their franchise freely and fairly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a repoll in 40 polling booths in the Darjeeling parliamentary constituency of West Bengal that went to the hustings on Thursday.
- Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena(10 minutes ago)
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Former Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Friday joined the Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray.
- BJP MLA Ashok Chandel gets life imprisonment(28 minutes ago)
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Ashok Chandel, the BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district, was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty in a 22-year-old murder case.
- Congress spokesperson Priyanka quits party(13:02)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has quit the party, slamming it for ignoring the conduct of party colleagues who misbehaved with her in Mathura.
- Samsung rapped for not passing GST benefits to consumers(12:16)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP) has served a notice on technology major Samsung India for allegedly not passing on the benefits of GST reduction to its customers and in turn making undue profits, sources said.
- Couple refuse newborn girl, DNA tests call their bluff(12:10)
Dehradun, April 19 (IANS) More than a month after a couple in Uttarakhand refused to accept a newborn girl as their own, insisting that a boy was born to them, DNA tests ended the suspense proving beyond doubt that the baby belongs to them only.
- Snow in Himachal dampens poll arrangements, but voters gung-ho(11:38)
By Vishal Gulati
Manali, April 19 (IANS) Accumulation of snow and extreme cold climatic conditions in the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh is affecting arrangements for the May 19 Lok Sabha poll. But the voters are gung-ho over the participation of the people in the electoral process.
- Telangana media speculates KCR's role at Centre(11:36)
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Confident of a clean sweep in Lok Sabha elections in Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) could be eyeing a key role in the post-poll scenario at the Centre.
- Himachal voters rue poor amenities along China border(11:36)
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The simmering discontentment over the absence of basic amenities in the area along the China border is forcing 400-odd voters in Himachal Pradesh's remote Kunnu and Charang villages in Kinnaur district to boycott the parliamentary polls.
- Lenders invoke IBC norms to keep stressed assets in NCLT(11:18)
By Subhash Narayan
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Lenders will cite one day default clause under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to defend their action against erring promoters taken to insolvency under the now defunct February 12, 2018 circular of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
- A weekend of unusual journeys (IANS Books This Weekend)(11:06)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) This weekend, journey into the innermost chambers of the diary and mind of renowned Indian poet-scholar A K Ramanujan; Hop onto a train - or eighty - that take you around the world; And finally, begin the 100-day sojourn to a healthier and well-exercised brain.
- PM's approval slides but Rahul's not picking up: CVOTER-IANS Tracker(10:58)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The approval rating of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped around 17 points in over a month but there is still no good news for the Congress as satisfaction of voters with Rahul Gandhi has not shown any sign of improvements, according to the latest findings of CVOTER-IANS tracker.
- Priyanka Gandhi to hold party workers meeting in Amethi(10:52)
Amethi, April 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a party workers meeting in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of Amethi, on Friday ahead of her roadshow in Kanpur later in the day.
- Arch-rival Mulayam-Mayawati's joint rally in Mainpuri(10:48)
Mainpuri, April 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will share a stage at a joint rally of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri on Friday, putting aside historical grievances of their shared past.
- Mumbai commuters to candidates: Catch me if you can!(10:40)
By Quaid Najmi
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The biggest nightmare for candidates in the Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad Lok Sabha constituencies is how to "catch" the slippery commuters who are their main electoral bank.
- High voter turnout in TN may throw up surprise(10:14)
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Conflicting views are expressed by experts on the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu given the final polling percentage of around 73 per cent.
- Marvel films might have superheroes in different sizes(10:02)
By Natalia Ningthoujam
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) Marvel Studios want their films to "reflect audiences all over the globe that are cheering" their work. Though they are going big on diversity, they are yet to have a plus-size superhero or someone who doesn't have an envious physique. But this might change "sooner than you think", says Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.
- SP, BSP caused immense damage to UP: Rahul (Lead)(23:50)
Badaun, April 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), saying they are scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and they caused immense damage to the state during their rule.