India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday July 24, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Law and Home Ministries to urgently review criminal cases against parliamentarians so that they can be expedited. In his election campaign, Mr Modi, 63, had vowed a zero-tolerance policy on graft if he was s...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a pep talk to party workers in Mumbai, telling them that they should go to the people with confidence and work in unison for "Congress-free" state.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 21, 2014
Sulking Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane resigned today.
India | Manish Kumar | Sunday July 20, 2014
Nitish Kumar today confirmed that he will contest by-elections for 10 seats in Bihar in partnership with one-time enemy Lalu Prasad Yadav. Mr Kumar made the announcement in his first address to the party workers since quitting as chief minister in Ma...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 20, 2014
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today greeted people of the state for a landslide victory of the Left Front in the just concluded three-tier panchayat elections.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Sunday July 20, 2014
The Congress today formally ended its partnership with the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it would "fight the forthcoming election on our own strength".
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Preparations of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for the upcoming State Assembly elections in Maharashtra is on full swing with the party drafting its blue print for the election, party leader and MLA Pravin Darekar said today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
N. Srinivasan, who was asked to step down as BCCI president by the Supreme Court pending probe into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League, was speaking at a felicitation function on his election as the new head of the International Cricket ...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Senior Congress leader Ghufran-e-Azam has suggested that elections should be held for all posts in the party organisation, from president to various levels in the districts.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today said the show cause notice issued to him by the Election Commission (EC) has vindicated his and the Congress' stand and that "there is no question of paid news."
India | A Vaidyanathan | Sunday July 13, 2014
Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan has been found guilty by the Election Commission of fudging poll expenses during state elections in 2009.
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday July 11, 2014
A local court in Bhiwandi has issued summons to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his comments on the Rashtriya Swyamsevak Sangh (RSS) during an election rally in the area during the Lok Sabha elections this year.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday that he congratulated Narendra Modi for winning more votes than any other politician in the universe during his phone call after the "extraordinary" Indian election.
India | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday July 7, 2014
The Prithviraj Chavan government in Maharashtra today decided to name Pune University after Savitribai Phule, a prominent social reformer of the 19th century, in yet another move aimed at retrieving the political fortunes of the Congress-NCP combine ...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
Maharashtra Congress today gave the former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan the responsibility of drawing up Assembly elections strategy for Marathwada region.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Friday July 4, 2014
31 air conditioners and 25 heaters were among an array of electrical appliances that were installed in Sheila Dikshit's four-bedroom bungalow when she was Delhi Chief Minister.
Thursday July 3, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who won a landslide election victory in May largely on his promise of economic growth, is expected to speed up divestments to bolster revenue generation at a time of weak economic growth.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 3, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has outlined a plan to put four infrastructure ministries on top gear with his own office keeping regular tabs on their progress through monthly meetings.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 3, 2014
CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Wednesday staged a walkout in Kerala Assembly alleging irregularities in giving Environment Clearance to a 27-storey building complex at a coastal village near here, even as government maintained that sanction was given f...
Wednesday July 2, 2014
India witnessed investments worth $4.93 billion by private equity and venture capital players in the first half of this year while investor sentiment has improved following general election results, says a report.