Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that people of Bihar are the "most intelligent" people at an election rally in Bihar's Bhagalpur, to blunt chief minister Nitish Kumar's repeated attacks over his "DNA" comment.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's response to the fierce attack on him two days ago by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and the RJD's Lalu Yadav, was a jibe.
Goa News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Elections to 11 municipal bodies in Goa would be held on October 25.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 31, 2015
The Election Commission is yet to decide whether Mizoram's Reang tribals, who have been living in relief camps in Tripura for the past 18 years, should be included in Mizoram's electoral list or not, an official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Agrarian distress, people's declining power of purchase and unemployment continues to dog the nation as the BJP's election promises fall flat, alleged CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has attacked the Indian-American aide of Hillary Clinton amid an email controversy surrounding the Democrat.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 29, 2015
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), has asked the BJP not to give tickets to those rebel legislators who had deserted their party in the past to join Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Sunday August 30, 2015
Ahead of the much hyped rally being organised by Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and the Congress in Patna tomorrow, the BJP has put up their hoardings right next to those put up JDU, to counter claims being made by the state government on various issues.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Delhi Congress demanded that the AAP Government hold by-elections to the 13 vacant seats of Councillors in the wards of three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) without any further delay as poor civic condition prevailed in the concerned areas.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Thursday August 27, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal landed in Patna today to begin a Bihar chapter in his bromance with Nitish Kumar, so far restricted to warm and frequent meetings in Delhi. At their last meeting, the two leaders had held hands on stage, hugged and taken potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 27, 2015
The dates for the Assembly elections in Bihar are yet to be announced, but ground level campaigns with a local flavour, featuring songs in Bhojpuri and Hindi, have already taken off, and promise to provide a foil to what promises to be an intense and high-decibel run-up to the polls.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday August 25, 2015
The BJP, which will launch what it calls phase two of its Bihar campaign this week, assesses that Lalu Prasad and his Rashtriya Janata Dal will be its toughest opponent in the Assembly elections due by November and not Nitish Kumar.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was today unseated by Punjab election commission's tribunal as it ordered a re-poll in his constituency, accepting Imran Khan's petition challenging the 2013 result on grounds of rigging.
India News | Written by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday August 21, 2015
Two years ago, a BJP supporter in Rajasthan pledged to walk barefoot until Narendra Modi became prime minister. After all this time, Balwant Kumawat from Bhilwara wore slippers today only after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Thursday August 20, 2015
After Madhya Pradesh, the BJP has posted another big win in a high-stakes municipal election in Rajasthan. But there are some setbacks for Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad denounced the Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for Bihar announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, calling it a "political jumla" and different from special status which he had earlier promised.
India News | Edited by Aashna Harjani | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has questioned not just Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega package for Bihar, but also the way he announced it today.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched a BJP government for Bihar at an election rally, reeling off statistics that he said proved there is "jungle raj" in the state.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a huge victory in last year's election, ties between Israel and India have been in overdrive. In October, President Pranab Mukherjee will become the first Indian head of state to visit Tel Aviv and Palestine. Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu, are also likely to meet.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday August 17, 2015
Polling has begun in municipal elections which see posts in over 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan being put to the vote. This is the first election in Rajasthan being held under new regulations that require candidates to submit affidavits that none of their family members defecate in the open.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Sri Lanka is all set to vote in a crucial general election tomorrow after a tense poll campaign with Mahinda Rajapaksa eyeing a political comeback as prime minister months after being toppled as president.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Sunday August 16, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced that all the villages in Bihar will have electricity by November 2016.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
A minister in Punjab, which is facing drug menace, today stoked a controversy by suggesting that there should be a mandatory "dope test" for politicians contesting elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
With over ten thousand candidates in the fray, the campaigning for civic polls in 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan ended today, officials said.