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Demonetisation was a 'hoax, it will not kill back money: Cong

Congress criticised the Centre for not knowing the printing capacity to churn out new currency notes to cater to the demands of the people.

28 Jan 2017 11:12 AM

HP CM offers his constituency to son, to fight from seat Cong never won

The octogenarian leader and six-time chief minister has been active in electoral politics since 1962.

28 Jan 2017 8:17 AM

EC gives nod to Budget on Feb 1 but with riders

EC decision came after SC observed that there is nothing in law to bar Centre from presenting the Union Budget on February 1.

24 Jan 2017 9:14 AM

Budget will be held as scheduled on February 1: SC

The bench did not agree with the submission that in the past, Centre had postponed presentation of budget due to assembly polls.

23 Jan 2017 3:44 PM

Over Rs 83 cr cash, 7.36L ltr liquor, 1,485 kg drugs seized in poll-bound states

Uttar Pradesh has witnessed the maximum seizure of Rs. 79.13 crore followed by Rs. 4.05 crore from Punjab.

23 Jan 2017 8:28 AM


Shiv Sena, BJP make different claims for seat-sharing

After three rounds of talks between the Sena and BJP for forging an alliance, nothing concrete has come up yet.

23 Jan 2017 5:43 AM

Assembly polls will help Modi to continue developmental agenda: Naidu

Entire country is moving forward but some states are lagging because either they refuse to cooperate with Centre or do not perform well.

22 Jan 2017 8:25 PM

Irked leaders to raise executive list with Amit Shah

The party was able to only retain three of the 13 municipal seats in the recent byelections.

20 Jan 2017 5:17 AM

Give details on procedure used to delay 2012 Budget: EC to govt

The poll watchdog has also sought details on the process involved in preparing and presenting the Union Budget.

19 Jan 2017 3:10 PM

EC teams recover most liquor from UP, drugs from Punjab

There has been no cash and illicit liquor seizure in Goa and Uttarakhand till now.

18 Jan 2017 12:39 PM


EC seeks police cover for cash transfer during Assembly polls

The EC’s orders on transportation of cash are seen in the backdrop of an incident in poll-bound Tamil Nadu in 2016.

15 Jan 2017 2:11 AM

Rahul Gandhi unlikely to visit China because of polls

Rahul was to lead a party delegation on a week-long visit to Beijing reportedly from Jan 15 at the invitation of China’s Communist Party.

11 Jan 2017 9:28 AM

Remove photos of leaders from all hoardings: EC to poll states

EC made it clear that hoardings which convey general message to the masses on social welfare schemes may be allowed.

10 Jan 2017 3:19 PM

Rahul returns to India, to take call on Punjab poll candidates

Congress is trying to consolidate its position in the five states that are going to polls this year.

10 Jan 2017 1:18 PM

Stop budget presentation ahead of polls: Uddhav

By making attractive announcements in the Budget, government can grab votes indirectly, Thackeray said.

05 Jan 2017 8:26 AM


Election Commission likely to declare poll dates by January 4

Except Uttar Pradesh, which may go for a seven-phased election, the other states could have elections on a single day.

29 Dec 2016 2:31 AM