India | Akhilesh Sharma | Thursday July 4, 2013
The BJP's parliamentary board - a group of 12 top leaders who make all the crucial decisions in the party - meets for the first time today after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's elevation as the party's campaign committee chief and the internal...
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The government has launched a Rs 1.25 lakh crore welfare scheme on Wednesday to give cheap food to nearly 70 per cent of the population, a scheme that's been planned as a centre-piece of the ruling Congress party's plan to win a third term in office ...
Cities | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from IANS) | Wednesday June 26, 2013
The Congress on Wednesday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for putting up posters that claim rapes would continue in this city if the Congress was voted to power in the assembly elections slated for this year-end.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal today dared Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for a public debate ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to be held later this year.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Sources say Mr Advani reassured the Chief Minister of Gujarat that it was not the promotion that had upset him. Mr Advani said that all he had sought was two separate committees to be formed so that one could focus on the national elections, while th...
South | Agencies | Sunday June 16, 2013
CPI leader D Raja will file his nomination for the June 27 Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Tamil Nadu tomorrow.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 9, 2013
BJP leader Arun Jaitley today said Narendra Modi is the "best possible card" for the party in the Lok Sabha elections and dismissed media speculation that LK Advani was opposed to his elevation.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Senior BJP leader LK Advani has agreed that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi can head an important election committee to tackle the national elections-with a caveat. He wants another committee to be created to steer the BJP into the state electi...
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday June 4, 2013
For the second day in a row, the government has deferred a discussion on the Food Security Bill, a reform it hopes to introduce urgently, not least because elections in crucial states like Rajasthan and Delhi are months away. The Cabinet will now tak...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 3, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday set the ball rolling for a direct electoral fight with Sheila Dikshit in the coming Delhi Assembly elections choosing to contest from the constituency where the Delhi Chief Minister will file her nomination.
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Friday May 24, 2013
Narendra Modi has to battle more than just belligerent allies before he can get anywhere near the leadership role that his many fans in the party want handed to him. With the next general elections now months away, the tussle for turf in the main Opp...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 24, 2013
Ahead of a crucial Indo-US Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi next month, US President Barack Obama has been encouraged to push for economic reforms in India and to address the concerns of the Indian companies with regard to H-1B visas.
Cities | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday May 22, 2013
Delhi's Lokayukta has indicted Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for misuse of public funds in advertisements meant for a "political purpose" ahead of assembly elections in 2008.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Under attack from the opposition over corruption and lack of governance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the fourth and last report card of the UPA-II government tomorrow, sources said on Tuesday.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Narendra Modi is attending a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board, a team of 12 top leaders who make the big decisions in the party. He is its newest member.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 17, 2013
Four days after taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Congress leader Siddaramaiah will expand his ministry Saturday amid demands that "tainted" legislators be kept out as the party wrested power from the BJP on an anti-corruption plank.
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Thursday May 16, 2013
Is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 80 or 82 years old? In an affidavit he submitted to the returning officer in Assam on Wednesday while filing his nomination papers for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections, Dr Singh mentions his age as 82 years.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from AFP) | Monday May 13, 2013
Nawaz Sharif, set to be Pakistan's Prime Minister for a third time, has said he is happy to invite India's Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to Islamabad for his oath-taking ceremony, the latest in a series of bonhomous statements that seem to signal ...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday May 13, 2013
In Delhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Mr Sharif for his "emphatic victory" in the elections and invited him to visit India. The BJP though says the decision has been taken in haste.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 12, 2013
Nawaz Sharif was poised for a record third term as Pakistan's Prime Minister with his PML-N party on Sunday taking an unassailable lead in parliamentary elections, which was welcomed by India with whom he pledged to restart the peace process.