30 Jun 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: In a shot in the arm for the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala ahead of Assembly polls next year, K S Sabarinadhan today won the Aruvikkara by-poll with a margin of 10,128 votes defeating his nearest rival M Vijayakumar of the LDF spearheaded by CPI-M.
30 Jun 2015
Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa took a massive lead over her nearest rival CPI's C Mahendran at the end of first round of vote count on Tuesday in the Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly seat by-elections.
29 Jun 2015
Lucknow: Heavy overnight rain in different parts of Uttar Pradesh has brought down the temperature in the state. The rains are largely due to a depression over North India.
23 Jun 2015
New Delhi: After making a slow progress, the southwest monsoon has advanced rapidly and is likely to hit almost the entire North India, including Delhi and the National Capital Region in the next 2-3 days, the Met department today said.
24 Jun 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the outcome of June 27 Aruvikkara Assembly by-poll would be a referendum on the four-year rule of his government and also on the Opposition LDF's performance.
27 Jun 2015
Chennai: Voters of RK Nagar Assembly constituency, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election post her acquittal in a wealth case, turned up in good numbers today to cast their votes, with 35.5 percent voting recorded till noon.
24 Jun 2015
New Delhi: On the eve of 40th anniversary of imposition of the Emergency, government today decided to set up a national memorial for socialist icon Jai Prakash Narayan in his birthplace in Bihar where assembly polls are likely this September-October.
25 Jun 2015
Melbourne: India's legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been voted the 'Best Test player' of the 21st century in an online poll conducted by Cricket Australia's website.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson MJ Akbar will be the party's candidate for by-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand.
19 Jun 2015
Geneva: A record 60 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide due to wars, persecution and conflict in 2014, an average of 42,500 individuals per day, enough to form the world's 24th largest country, UN said today.