Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Taking on Congress, BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi today said that the time had come to replace a "useless and corrupt" government at the Centre with a strong one.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 13, 2014
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today dubbed the UPA government as "remote controlled" as he raised the pitch for a strong and stable government at the Centre.
Tuesday April 8, 2014
Attacking the Bhartiya Janata Party's manifesto, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that it contained no "outstanding" idea or theme for development and that many promises in it were a mere "copy" of the Congress' programmes.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 6, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today deprecated what he described as "malicious" propaganda by BJP that UPA Government failed to take harsh steps to check corruption and asserted "this accusation is completely false".
Friday April 4, 2014
The UPA is being praised for high economic growth during the first seven years of its regime, but analysts have conveniently ignored the hard work done by the previous NDA government. The lagged effects of the UPA's acts of omission and commission wi...
India | Bhairavi Singh | Thursday April 3, 2014
After the Supreme Court knocked the bottom off of the Aadhaar scheme, directing the Centre to withdraw instructions making the card carrying the 12-digit identification number mandatory for availing of the benefits of government-sponsored welfare sch...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 3, 2014
Lambasting the Congress-led UPA government for causing "severe hardships" and fiscal crisis to the Union Territory by declining to earmark funds or delaying allocations, Chief Minister N Rangasamy today called for a change of guard at the Centre with...
Tuesday April 1, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said there was no case for referring the Cabinets decision to double gas price to the Election Commission (EC) and it was done out of "abundant caution".
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitely has said that the upcoming general election is a "one-horse race".
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday March 30, 2014
Taking a swipe at the opposition, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said that the stalling of parliament prevented many important welfare measures of the UPA government from getting passed.
Sunday March 30, 2014
A stable UPA government and steps taken by it were responsible for market rally and not some kind of "hope", Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said, dismissing suggestions that prospect of a Narendra Modi-led government after polls could be responsi...
Thursday March 27, 2014
Attributing rising prices to global factors and a higher minimum support price (MSP), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the government has tried to protect interests of poor people by maintaining supply through a public distribution sys...
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday March 27, 2014
M Karunanidhi's DMK, which left the UPA in 2013 after accusing the Centre of failing to protect the interests of Sri Lankan Tamils, today said that it would be willing to back a Congress-led government after the Lok Sabha polls beginning next month.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 27, 2014
Expressing confidence that UPA will form the government again, Rahul Gandhi today asserted that BJP's campaign "balloon" will burst like 'India Shining' in 2004 as he warned that Narendra Modi's coming to power would be damaging for the country.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 24, 2014
In a move that will delay revision of natural gas prices by a few months, the Election Commission today asked the UPA government to defer notifying doubling of price of the fuel produced by companies such as Reliance Industries till general elections...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 22, 2014
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who is fighting the Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar, today took potshots at Congress for fielding a "reluctant" Amarinder Singh against him.
Election 2014 | Sunil Prabhu | Thursday March 20, 2014
The date of release of the Congress party's manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha polls has been deferred by a week. It was initially scheduled to be unveiled tomorrow by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, but it is believed that the party is yet to compl...
Thursday March 20, 2014
Projecting the ouster of the UPA government after a disappointing second term, research firm Moody's Analytics on Thursday said the BJP is likely to form the next government after the general elections.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 18, 2014
The Congress-led government has reportedly decided that the next government should select the members of India's first Lokpal, or anti-corruption ombudsman, after a series of controversies marked early steps in the process.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
Rahul Gandhi today dubbed poll surveys predicting that Congress could get just 100 seats in Lok Sabha polls as "joke", and said opinion polls are "not the law" and there is no question of Narendra Modi and BJP coming to power.