The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for simultaneous Assembly Elections 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. Voting for the first phase of Chhattisgarh will be held on November 12 in 18 districts and in Northern Chhattisgarh, it will be held on November 20. In Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, voting will take place on November 28. In Rajasthan and Telangana, voting will be held on December 7. Counting of votes will be held on December 11. Assembly Elections 2018 Full Schedule Announced By EC: Dates For Voting And Results In Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana And Mizoram.
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal has sensed a "Centre's ploy" to raise power tariffs across the nation via amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003. Kejriwal on Saturday wrote to his non-BJP counterparts, seeking joint Opposition to stall the passage of the amendment Bill in the Parliament.
A fresh pre-poll survey has given the Congress a solid edge moving into the assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, to be held in November-December, 2018. The opinion poll, conducted by ABP News, predicts a full-majority victory for the Congress in the three states.
A red alert has been sounded in two districts of Kerala and southern Tamil Nadu as the Indian Meteorological Department has cautioned the states about the potential conversion of depression in the Arabian Sea into a cyclonic storm. As per the IMD bulletin, parts of South India are likely to witness "extremely heavy rainfall" over the next 48 hours.
India took a 1-0 lead over West Indies as they outclassed the visitors by an innings and 272 runs at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. After posting a massive 649/9 in their first innings, India wrapped up the visitors for 181 and 196 runs in the first and second innings respectively to register their 100th Test win at home.