Race for PM: should India dump both Modi, Rahul?
Feb 8, 2013
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Iran's June 14 presidential election steps up a gear on Tuesday when the Guardians Council releases the approved list of candidates who have passed muster under the vetting process.
Reuters | Monday May 13, 2013
After the huge protests that followed the 2009 election, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may have hoped June polls would quietly install a loyal conservative president, but the surprise candidacies of two major independents may scupper t...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 8, 2013
The Congress on Wednesday kept up the suspense over its Chief Ministerial candidate in Karnataka, saying it has a "galaxy of leaders" for the top job.
Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday April 27, 2013
The Bangalore Political Action Committee or BPAC, set up and headed by Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw to try for cleaner governance, today announced a list of 14 candidates in Bangalore that they are endorsing ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections,...
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
Pakistani troops killed seven militants in the lawless tribal belt while rebels blew up an election office of a candidate and a state-run school, with the spike in violence adding to security concerns ahead of next month's national polls.
Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday April 14, 2013
Amid talk of a split, the Janata Dal (United) said today it has not set any deadline for ally BJP to declare the prime ministerial candidate for general elections next year, but the party indicated again that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi woul...
Edited by Mala Das | Friday April 5, 2013
After bitter infighting in recent years, former chief minister Vasundhara Raje is back leading the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign in Rajasthan as the state gears up for elections later this year. A fact made amply clear by BJP President Rajnath Si...
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare today questioned Narendra Modi as a prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections saying the Gujarat Chief Minister was not sincere about rooting out corruption as he has not taken steps for setting up...
Press Trust of India | Monday December 10, 2012
In signals that he could well be the next Prime Ministerial candidate, Congress today declared that Rahul Gandhi will lead UPA's campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and take up an "important responsibility" in the party very soon.
Agence France-Presse | Friday November 9, 2012
In the most candid and emotional scene ever captured of Barack Obama on camera, the normally composed US president teared up as he told young campaign workers of his pride in them.
Reuters | Thursday October 18, 2012
With less than three weeks left before election day, the youth vote has once more come into focus. A student concerned about his future job prospects asked the first question at the Hofstra University Presidential debate on Tuesday night, and both ca...
Associated Press | Wednesday October 17, 2012
In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style debate, not all of the Presidential candidates' claims stood up to scrutiny Tuesday night.
Agencies | Thursday July 19, 2012
The stage is all set for the Presidential poll today with UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee going up against former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma. The numbers are heavily stacked in Mr Mukherjee's favour, who whipped coalition partners into shape and quel...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 18, 2012
Winding up his campaign for the Presidential election, NDA candidate PA Sangma today met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and thanked her for supporting his candidature for the top post.
Written by Pritika Ghura with PTI inputs | Sunday July 15, 2012
UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday met members of the ruling National Conference-Congress coalition and opposition PDP to drum up support for his bid to enter the Rashtrapati Bhawan.