Monday September 1, 2014
PM Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a landslide election win in May, arrived on Saturday for a five-day trip aimed at capitalising on a personal affinity with Abe to bolster security and business ties in the face of an assertive China.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
The elections for various posts of Jawaharlal Nehru University's Students' Union (JNUSU) will be held on September 12, the union's election committee announced on Saturday.
Friday August 29, 2014
The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in two-and-a-half years for the quarter ended June.
Friday August 29, 2014
Any grid collapse would cast doubt on the crisis management skills of the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose achievement in ensuring 24-hour power supplies in his home state of Gujarat helped him to election victory in May.
India | Reuters | Friday August 29, 2014
The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago is expected to have helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in more than two years for the quarter ending in June.
India | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 28, 2014
Just weeks ahead of the election in Haryana, the BJP has been left without an ally, a result that is unlikely to cause it sleepless nights. Accusing the party of being "a serial betrayer," Kuldeep Bishnoi ended his three-year partnership with the BJP...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 28, 2014
The Supreme Court today stopped short of disqualifying ministers with criminal cases, leaving the decision to the "wisdom of the Prime Minister", but made it clear that such ministers have no place in the government. The court said as conscience kee...
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The BJP today announced the reconstitution of two of its top-most committees - the powerful BJP Parliamentary Board and the Central Election Committee - and the constitution of a 'Margdarshak Mandal' or a 'Mentor's group'.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Pakistan's political crisis deepened today with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri giving a fresh 48-hour ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after a former top Election Commission official backed protesters' allegations of rigging in last year'...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 25, 2014
Former union minister and Congress leader Preneet Kaur has won the Patiala seat in Punjab, where votes are being counted for two assembly seats.
India | Written by Tejas Mehta | Monday August 25, 2014
He was the first among the Thackerays to declare that he would contest an election. So much so that he was even aspiring and readying to become Maharashtra's Chief Minister.
India | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Tasim Zahid | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Congress party will kick-start its first election campaign after its defeat in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year in Haryana today with a rally at Panipat.
India | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Thursday August 21, 2014
Madhya Pradesh is swathed in saffron - and today's by-polls in three seats are only expected to deepen the hue. But even so, these elections are important for both BJP and the Congress. While the Congress is trying to recapture lost ground, for the B...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
The US has said that it does not support any extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan, where deadlock continues between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and two key opposition figures seeking his resignation over allegations of corruption and election rig...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Former bureaucrat Rabinarayan Senapati today assumed charge as the new State Election Commissioner of Odisha.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Hours after appearing at a public function with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said he would never share the stage with him again.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Elections to AIADMK's General Secretary post, held by party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, will be held in Chennai on August 29 with the process starting from tomorrow.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Not just BJP MPs, their secretaries and assistants are also attending classes run by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS. They begin a six-day training course today to earn a certificate in "political assistantship".
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
AIADMK General Secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today named P Venugopal as Parliamentary Party leader following the election of M Thambidurai as Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker.
Monday August 18, 2014
Delivering his first Independence Day speech, PM Modi emphasised the need for better governance but announced none of the sweeping market reforms that many who handed him India's biggest election mandate in three decades have been awaiting.