The EC is a watchdog and is vested with powers to ensure a free and fair election.
After keeping party workers and rival parties on tenterhooks for a week, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has finally decided to contest from Wayanad parliamentary seat, jolting ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which enjoyed an upper hand initially due to the early announcement of candidates from all 20 seats in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday slammed the Congress and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for keeping people poor in the country for their personal gain and vote bank politics.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh now have an unusual candidate pitted against them: Abhinandan Pathak, a lookalike of Modi, who is contesting form Lucknow and Varanasi as an independent candidate.
The heartless killing of several people late on Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria is yet another act of cowardice and barbarism by terrorists. Innocent civilians continue to suffer from indiscriminate attacks by militants in Nigeria and the matter should not be taken lightly anymore. The latest attack bears the hallmarks of the dreaded
Can you imagine how many stories newspapers, social media, and other media portals publish every day? What about videos, tweets, social media posts, text messages, mobile applications chat and daily phone conversations online. How can we keep track of the amount of data that we produce every day? There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created
At Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inaugural five years ago, heads of governments of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) were the chief guests. At his second inaugural last month, the chief guests were heads of governments of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
When Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee last month signed a law creating a new health plan alternative for Washington state residents, many accounts proclaimed Washington to be the first state with a “public option.” But the term is difficult to define — even the word “public” is slippery in the context of health care. “Public option means the government