India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
After a series of desertions in the election year, the ruling Congress in Haryana may face another jolt as its senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh, who has openly revolted against the Chief Minister, appears set to dump the party and join...
India | Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 30, 2014
It's not a new script for Maharashtra, where every election sees allies on both sides of the political spectrum engage in haggling over the number of seats they will contest. This time, however, it is about changing power equations.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 31, 2014
The ruling BJP has reportedly made it clear to its MPs that slacking off is not an option and their performance in Parliament will be monitored.
India | Anand Kumar Patel | Sunday July 27, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party will contest the by-poll on the two seats in Punjab which will be held next month. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal announced this after the party's three-day national executive meeting which concludes in Sangrur (Punjab) today.
Saturday July 26, 2014
The delegation of Indian CEOs from Confederation of Indian Industry in an interaction with the Washington audience at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace yesterday highlighted the growing sense of optimism amongst both the public and industry ...
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 | Monday July 28, 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.