A poll official applies indelible phosphorus ink on the fore finger of a voter (File Photo/IANS)

3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today

New Delhi: There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections. 1. Article 370: Like in Haryana, the BJP has turned the Maharashtra Assembly election into a referendum on its national security agenda with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leader Amit Shah in […]

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Facebook alerts people to vote on Maharashtra, Haryana poll day

New Delhi: Facebook on Monday activated its election notification feature for India, requesting people to go out and vote for their candidates in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls and post that they have voted. Voting started in Maharashtra for the 288-Assembly constituencies, while over 1.83 crore voters in BJP-ruled Haryana are to cast their […]

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Wearing BJP T-shirt farmer hangs himself in Maharashtra’s Buldhana

Buldhana (Maharashtra): In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra’s ruling BJP, a distressed farmer sporting a party poll campaign T-shirt hanged himself on a tree in the state’s Buldhana district early on Sunday. The body of the farmer, identified as 38-year old Raju Talware, was found hanging from a tree branch at his Khatkhed village in the […]

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan

Ex-CM, late CM’s son in Congress’ first Maharashtra list

New Delhi: With less than a week left for filing nominations for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Congress on Sunday released a list of 51 candidates, including former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan. Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik released the list of the 51 candidates after the names were finalised by the party’s Central Election […]