Bypolls were held today in Karnataka in three parliamentary constituencies - Shimoga, Bellary and Mandya - and two assembly segments - Ramanagaram and Jamkhandi. The State Election Commission has released the voter-turnout statistics, with maximum polling being recorded in Jamkhandi. A voter-turnout of 81.58 per cent was recorded in the constituency. The lowest amount of polling was witnessed in Lok Sabha constituency Mandya.
The Congress on Saturday released its first list of candidates for Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018. The party has named its nominees from 155 constituencies. The list comes a day after the BJP declared its candidates 177 seats. The 230-member MP legislative assembly polls will witness a high-octane electoral battle between the Congress and the BJP. Both parties will unveil the remainder of the candidates by Friday, as November 9 is the last date to file the nominations.
Aggrieved by the failure of the United Nations to adopt Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), India on Saturday marked its dissent at the UN General Assembly convened in Geneva. New Delhi's deputy permanent representative Tanmaya Lal also referred to Pakistan while marking his dissent, asserting that victims of terrorism in India are being targeted from "beyond the borders".
In some major development which will take place today, The Trinamool Congress delegation led by Derek O Brien arrives in Dibrugarh, they are going to Tinsukhia to meet families of the five people killed by ULFA terrorists.
In some sports new, India will take on West Indies in the first T20 match today at Eden gardens in Kolkata.
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