Elections to the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh assembly will be held along with Lok Sabha polls on April 9, the Election Commission announced tonight.
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti, who is the party's candidate for the Patliputra parliamentary seat, was today booked for violating the election model code of conduct, police said.
When Bangalore votes for the national elections, its choices will include Nandan Nilekani, the technology entrepreneur and co-founder of software giant Infosys. Mr Nilekani, who was tapped by the government to run its ambitious identity-recognition programme, is running for Bangalore South as a Congress candidate.
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Arvind Kejriwal's Gujarat tour and the clashes in Delhi.
Former Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh, who has remained in political hibernation in the last four years, took his first step towards rehabilitation by joining Union minister Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal, or the RLD, today.
The Aam Aadmi party has announced 13 candidates for Karnataka - a state for which the party has big hopes.
Kiran Kumar Reddy is now the president of Jai Samaikyandhra. The new political party in Andhra Pradesh which literally means 'hail united Andhra Pradesh' will contest seats in both Telangana and Seemandhra on the plank of uniting Telugu people.
BSP today announced candidates for Jammu and Udhampur Lok Sabha constituencies and said party supremo Mayawati will address an election meeting in Jammu on April 1.
BSP supremo Mayawati will address a rally in Chandigarh in favour of her party candidate on March 30, party nominee Jannat Jahan said in Chandigarh today.
Narendra Modi, the BJP's candidate for Prime Minister, was frank in his opinion today of Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar. "The prospect of prime ministership does not let him sleep. He has such a high opinion of himself; he feels he is more qualified," said Mr Modi at a rally in Mr Kumar's state. He also predicted that his will not be the last word in this dispute. "The arrogance of some people is very high. So anything you say on their turf, till they reply they don't feel at peace."
BJP today said the party-led alliance will pave for emergence of a "new political force" in Tamil Nadu after the Lok Sabha elections.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has announced its candidates for all the ten Lok Sabha seats from Haryana, is banking on social activists and youth power in the Congress-ruled state.
The venue to announce the formation of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's new political party has been changed from a government college grounds citing Model Code of Conduct, sources said in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh today.
Between many focused attacks on arch political rival Nitish Kumar in Bihar today, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made clear that he also aims to step amply on Lalu Yadav's toes in his attempt to win a big share of the state's 40 seats in next month's general elections.
Sarabjit Singh Khalsa, son of Beant Singh, one of the two assassins of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, joined the Bahujan Samaj Party in Fatehgarh Sahib yesterday.