Kerala News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday July 1, 2015
A beaming Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy of the Congress said his party's victory in the Aruvikkara by-election today clearly indicates that the United Democratic Front or UDF that it leads will return to power in next year's assembly elections.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday June 30, 2015
With considerable ease, the ruling BJP has defeated the Congress in an important by-election in Madhya Pradesh at a time when the government is accused of a major corruption scam by the Opposition.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Thursday June 25, 2015
If the BJP has its petrol-driven rath for campaigning, RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come up with a perfect foil: the horse drawn carriage locally called "Tumtum". And the poor man's rath, he insists, will remind people of the broken promises of the Nare...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Playing up the Dalit card, former Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Jitan Ram Manjhi today sought the community's vote in the upcoming Assembly polls while referring to his "insult" by Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 17, 2015
It may be just 20 km away from the Secretariat, but is considered among the most backward constituencies of Kerala's capital. The Arruvikkara Constituency is headed for a highly charged bypoll on June 26, billed as the first three-cornered bye-electi...
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 13, 2015
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has advised BJP president Amit Shah to practice yoga regularly rather than do politics over it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah today held talks with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) head Ram Vilas Paswan as BJP-led NDA today decided to jointly campaign in Bihar assembly polls, slated later this, to take on the Janata Parivar spearheaded by JD(U)-RJD combine.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday June 8, 2015
In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Lalu Prasad calls Nitish Kumar his "chhota bhai" who was "kidnapped by the BJP". Calling the Janata Parivar the need of the hour, Lalu Prasad said he was "ready to gulp poison to crush the cobra of communalism". "We...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; edited by Mala Das | Monday June 8, 2015
Nitish Kumar will lead an anti-BJP coalition for this year's Bihar Assembly elections, said Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today, thanking Lalu Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal for nominating Mr Kumar to be the alliance's presumptive chi...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday June 3, 2015
In this season of tough postures, here is one from Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United, which has been repeatedly told by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal that Mr Kumar is not acceptable as chief ministerial candidate if they will contest this year's e...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Monday June 1, 2015
A trusted aide of Lalu Yadav has served fresh evidence that the proposed alliance between his Rashtriya Janata Dal and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United is just not gelling as assembly elections draw closer in Bihar.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 1, 2015
The Congress will back Nitish Kumar as the candidate for the chief minister's post in the Assembly Elections in Bihar, which will be held later this year, sources told NDTV.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
A day-long bandh greeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh when he visited Jammu on Wednesday to address a rally as part of 'Jan Kalyan Parv' to mark the first anniversary of BJP government at the Centre. The bandh, called by various organisations to prote...
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Ahead of the assembly elections in Assam, the Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in India, to get residential permits, sources told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Rohit Bhan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Prashant Kishor - a 37-year-old who flew in a few years ago from Africa to become a key member of the Narendra Modi campaign strategy team - is in Bihar, where elections will be held in a few months from now.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A political tussle has broken out in Bihar over the compensation that is being paid to the families of the 70 people who lost their lives in the two massive earthquakes that struck the region in the past month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for six years for anti-party activities, on Sunday launched a new political outfit, called Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Mamata Banerjee's ruling Trinamool Congress is on its way to sweep civic polls in West Bengal, seen as a semi-final before assembly elections less than a year away. The party is now leading in 114 of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation Board...
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.