People with big surnames came & went, but India couldn't develop: Modi
Friday, December 7, 2018, 7:28 PM
Hitting out at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said people with "big surnames" ruled the country but India could not prosper despite having the best talent and natural resources. He also alleged that poverty was not alleviated as it could hit the "vote bank" of parties in the past. He was making an oblique reference to the Nehru-Gandhi family.
Assembly Elections 2018: EC looks to ensure disabled-friendly voting
Friday, December 7, 2018, 7:27 PM
Batimon Nongsteng a resident of village Massar, in the East Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya, has been appointed as a booth level officer (BLO). What makes this appointment unusual is that Nongsteng, a homemaker and a part-time social worker has a hearing impairment like 50% of Massar's population; a reason why Massar has earned sobriquet of silent village.
Over 3500 nominations filed for Telangana Assembly elections
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 8:39 AM
As-many-as 3,584 nominations were filed by political parties for Telangana Assembly elections, slated to be held on December-7, a release from the office of CEO Rajat Kumar said on November-19. Telangana caretaker ministers KT Rama Rao and Jagadish Reddy and state Congress Working President Revanth Reddy were among the prominent leaders who filed their nominations on November-19, the last day for the process.