Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and Alok Pandey | Saturday April 18, 2015
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Con...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 18, 2015
Over 37 lakh people are voting today to elect councilors to 144 seats in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. 90 other municipalities across West Bengal go to polls next week. Together, they are being billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assem...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kick off the party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections at a mega rally in Patna today. It has been timed to coincide with the 125th birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP party president Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kickstart the BJP's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections, scheduled for later this year, by addressing a rally of party workers in Patna later today.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday March 2, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday said he stands by his statement on violence-free polls in the state.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday March 2, 2015
A letter written by the Delhi state secretary of the party, Dilip Pandey, is seen as an attempt to counter Mr Prashant Bhushan and Mr Yogendra Yadav.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday February 20, 2015
The BJP has in a whip asked its 87 legislators to vote in support of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi when he seeks a trust vote in the Assembly on Friday, setting the state for a head on battle with Nitish Kumar, who hopes to take over as Chief...
Delhi News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Till about a week ago, meetings of the BJP's top leaders in Delhi were focused on how to win the election and form the government in the capital. Today, a conclave will handle a less headier proposition - which of its three lawmakers should be named ...
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday February 17, 2015
After the BJP's debacle in the Delhi elections, its ideological mentor the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS has reportedly stepped in to oversee its strategy in Bihar, where assembly elections are due later this year.
India News | Reported by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 15, 2015
The verdict in Delhi assembly elections is a wake-up call for the Congress, but the "solution does not lie in one person", former Union minister Jairam Ramesh has said regarding the call for bringing in Priyanka Gandhi to the party.
Delhi News | Saturday February 14, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party which stormed to power in Delhi with last week's stupendous win in the assembly elections now has a beverage by its name. 'AAP' cola proved to be a major hit among the thousands who had gathered today at the Ramlila grounds in the...
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Friday February 13, 2015
In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the BJP's rout in the Delhi Assembly polls, ally Shiv Sena today said a "hero of politics" should not be under the misconception of having the unstinted support of the people.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
The BJP's debacle in the Delhi elections will be discussed at a meeting on Sunday morning of top party leaders with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sidharth Pandey; edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
Over a 15-minute chai pe charcha at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Race Course Road residence this morning, Arvind Kejriwal invited him for his oath ceremony on Saturday as Delhi chief minister. The PM has prior appointments and regretted that he wil...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Race Course Road residence this morning and invited the latter for his oath ceremony as Delhi chief minister on Saturday. The PM has prior appointments and is unlikely to ...
Elections News | Written by Rahul Joglekar | Wednesday February 11, 2015
It was a strange sight that greeted people at Trafalgar Square: A bunch of people belting out "Paanch Saal Kejriwal", breaking into flash dance and congratulating each other. It was around 8 in the evening and bitingly cold.
India News | Edited by NDTV.com | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party's Kumar Vishwas spoke to NDTV on his party's landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly elections.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 11, 2015
As the BJP post-mortems its disastrous result in Delhi, ally Uddhav Thackeray has offered detailed if unsolicited analysis of just exactly what went wrong. "Neither (Prime Minister) Modi's appearances nor Amit Shah's strategizing worked," says Mr Tha...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 11, 2015
After its overwhelming defeat in the Delhi election, the BJP's top leaders said they will introspect to determine why the party managed just three of the capital's 70 seats. The others were swept in an unprecedented performance for Delhi, by Arvind K...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party pulverised rivals yesterday in the Delhi election, has reached out to the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who he will invite for his oath ceremony as Delhi's chief minister on Saturday.
Elections News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday February 11, 2015
At approximately 32% vote share, the BJP has lost just 1 percentage point of its 2013 Assembly poll voteshare. For the party, that was the only good news today.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Delhi may be thousands of kilometers away from Bengaluru - but the spectacular victory of the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital found resonance in the state unit of the party in Karnataka. A merry celebration was organised close to the Bengalur...
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday February 10, 2015
A musical band called to play at the wedding of Jay Shah, BJP chief Amit Shah's son, left without striking a note. And there were no firecrackers when the baraat, or groom's party, arrived at the YMCA Club in Ahmedabad, the venue of the wedding.
Delhi News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sugam Singhal | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top ministers Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh to discuss election results in Delhi. The stock-taking began after a union cabinet meeting this evening, sources said.