29 Sep 2014
Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi on Monday said that electoral alliance was not a priority for his party as it was a political compulsion for those who failed to deliver during their tenure in power.
10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".
29 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: As many as 1,972 candidates have filed their nomination for 90 Assembly seats in Haryana, elections for which will be held on October 15.
26 Sep 2014
New Delhi: A day after Supreme Court scrapped the allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks since 1993, a city-based research and advocacy think-tank said the Apex Court's intervention provides an opportunity to initiate reforms in the entire mining sector.
26 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Standard & Poor's on Friday improved India's outlook to stable from negative saying the new political formation at the Centre has the capacity to push reforms and put the country back on high growth trajectory.
14 Sep 2014
Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said her party's repeated electoral triumphs since 2011 was an "endorsement" by the people of her government's performance even as she took potshots at rival DMK.
02 Jan 2014
Port Louis: Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam has virtually rejected the electoral system recommended by the UN, and said "reforms must unite, not divide" the people.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The Law Commission on Tuesday has lamented over the ‘lukewarm’ response of political parties to its consultation paper, which was floated last year seeking stakeholders' views to enable it recommend reforms in the present electoral laws.
16 Feb 2014
Ranchi: Candidates for the Lok Sabha elections would be able to e-file their nominations and affidavits, in a move aimed to bring about faster dissemination of information about the candidates, Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday.
09 Sep 2014
United Nations: UN General Assembly has decided to carry forward talks on Security Council reforms to the next session, with India expressing dismay that the draft decision was no different from the one adopted a year ago and hoping that there will be a ‘clear roadmap’ on the issue in the upcoming session.