Elections

Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Photo: PTI
Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Photo: PTI

Assembly elections 2018: What is at stake for Rahul Gandhi?

Today's results of the five state elections particularly Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are significant because it will be a key test for the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress party to improve its track record in a BJP-ruled state before general elections next year.

A file picture of Amit Shah. Photo: HT
A file picture of Amit Shah. Photo: HT

Amit Shah’s petition challenging FIRs dismissed as withdrawn

Petition dismissed after Shah stated that he wanted to reply to the Election Commission notice in the matter

Sudha Kiran, the Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate in the Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency, is the grandson of former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. Sudha Kiran is a doctor by profession. Photo: HT
Sudha Kiran, the Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate in the Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency, is the grandson of former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. Sudha Kiran is a doctor by profession. Photo: HT

AAP fields Narasimha Rao’s kin from Malkajgiri

Sudha Kiran, the late Rao's grandson, said he was 'motivated by AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal' and his grandfather was an 'aam aadmi'

The Supreme Court will consider a public interest litigation that seeks to prohibit the electronic and print media from broadcasting and publishing paid news item. Photo: Mint
The Supreme Court will consider a public interest litigation that seeks to prohibit the electronic and print media from broadcasting and publishing paid news item. Photo: Mint

SC to consider PIL on paid news in media during elections

The petition also seeks investigation and prosecution against media houses that indulge in the practice of paid news

Election Commission informed the Supreme Court that it is exploring means of enabling non-residents (NRIs) to vote online. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
Election Commission informed the Supreme Court that it is exploring means of enabling non-residents (NRIs) to vote online. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Election Commission exploring ways for NRIs to vote online

The Supreme Court asked the election commission to make some arrangement in this regard 'in this election itself'