Andhra Pradesh has sought a 20 per cent increase in deployment of Central paramilitary forces over 2009 elections for the peaceful conduct of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls to thwart Naxal bids to infiltrate and disrupt the electoral process.
As Rahul Gandhi scaled up his attack on Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today dismissed as "absurd" his remarks likening its prime ministerial candidate to Adolf Hitler and accused Congress of bringing down the level of public discourse.
Narendra Modi called up Uddhav Thackeray, the head of the Shiv Sena, today as the the BJP attempted to reassure him that their 25-year-old alliance is a priority and not in danger.
The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday and is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players.
AAP leader Shazia Ilmi today sought to quell speculation that she would be pitted against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha polls, saying she "never agreed" to contest from Rae Bareli.
Sixteen people were killed in a gun battle after Naxals ambushed them in the heavily-forested district of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday morning, close to the spot where 25 people, including top Congress leaders, were killed in a Naxal ambush last year.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today mocked arch rival DMK's attempt to target her "two leaves" symbol, saying it had instilled fear in the party led by M Karunanidhi.
The Aam Aadmi Party or AAP lost a senior leader and early supporter today, who derided the party for choosing to function now "like a private limited company."
Buoyant over the Centre issuing draft notification addressing state concern on Kasturirangan report and RSP joining the ruling UDF, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the political climate in the state was in favour of Congress.
Uddhav Thackeray, the head of the Shiv Sena, is receiving much attention today from the BJP, which wants to reassure him that their 25-year-old alliance is a priority and not in danger.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today assured salt pan workers in Khara Ghoda, Gujarat that their problems would be addressed though he might not be able to bring a change in their lives in the "next 10 days".
After his Metro ride in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party's national president Arvind Kejriwal is all set to take a local train in Mumbai to kick start his three-day Maharashtra tour.
A girl was allegedly raped by a constable while she was in police custody in Soron area in Etah, Uttar Pradesh, a police official said today.
With heavy snowfall continuing in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir for the second day today, authorities extended the high danger avalanche warning to more areas in the higher reaches and asked the people not to venture on steep slopes for the next 24 hours.
While in Gujarat today, Rahul Gandhi compared its top man, Chief Minister Narendra Modi, to Adolf Hitler - his sharpest attack yet on a rival who is forecast to beat him in the upcoming general election.