Supreme Court reserves verdict on VVPAT pleas

New Delhi, April 19 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking complete cross-verification of votes cast using EVMs with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPA... Read More

Polls pass but maize farmers' probs stay

PURNEA, April 19 -- A -36-Year-old young farmer Indrajeet Das, a resident of Balughat on Purnea- Shrinagar road, 5 kms from Purnea district headquarters missed the election rally of PM Narendra Modi a... Read More

BJP moves EC against RJD for Chirag remark

PATNA, April 19 -- Ahead of the first phase of polls on Friday, NDA alliance partners, the BJP and LJP (RV) have lodged a written complaint against RJD leaders and workers for using foul and caste-spe... Read More

Lalu sharpens attack on BJP, JD(U)hits back

PATNA, April 19 -- With RJD chief Lalu Prasad accusing the BJP of trying to finish the Constitution, which is the source of reservation, JD-U wasted no time in hitting back. "BJP leaders are always s... Read More

Much at stake for NDA as 4 strongholds go to polls

PATNA, April 19 -- Stakes are high for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as Jamui, Nawada, Gaya and Aurangabad - the four Lok Sabha seats it won the last time among the 39 out of the total 40 sea... Read More

Internal surveys show BJP gaining ground in Odisha

India, April 19 -- The BJP, which aims to increase its seat tally in the 2024 general polls, appears to be getting encouraging reports from Odisha as internal surveys show that it is gaining some grou... Read More

Patnaik to fight 2nd seat from Kantabanji in state polls

Bhubaneswar, April 19 -- Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that he will contest a second seat, the western Odisha town of Kantabanji, know... Read More

One killed, three injured in clash in rural Patna

PATNA, April 19 -- A youth was shot dead and three others sustained injuries in Bihar's Danapur sub-division late on Wednesday in a clash that erupted between two castes allegedly as a follow-up to a ... Read More

Surge in oil, gas use to make polymers: Study

New Delhi, April 19 -- Ahead of the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution to be held later this month i... Read More

Jat votes may pose challenge for BJP

Bharatpur, April 19 -- The Jat community, which dominates the population of Eastern Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Karauli-Dholpur, is likely to pose a challenge for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the gener... Read More