Congress appoints Supriya Shrinate as spokesperson
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:49 PM
The Congress on September 21 appointed Supriya Shrinate, who was the party's candidate from Maharajganj in the Lok Sabha polls, as a spokesperson. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Supriya Shrinate as spokesperson of All India Congress Committee, a statement issued by the party's communication department chief Randeep Surjewala said.
Maharashtra, Haryana Polls On Oct 21, Counting Of Votes 3 Days Later
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:45 PM
Assembly elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana in a single phase on October 21 and the results will be out on October 24, the Election Commission said today. The last date for filing nominations is October 4 and the deadline for withdrawing them is October 7. These are the first state polls after the national election this year.
Thousands Of UP Farmers On Way To Delhi As Talks Over Demands Fail
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:40 PM
A farmers' march to the national capital to protest against pending sugarcane dues was stopped near the Delhi border, this morning. The farmers, numbering over thousand, were stopped by police near the Delhi-Ghazipur border on National Highway 24. The farmer are carrying a list of 16 demands, including release of pending sugarcane dues, full loan waiver and making electricity free amongst others.