11 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was on Saturday detained for alleged election code violation following complaints that he was moving around with party workers campaigning for his father and senior leader Narayan Rane in Bandra (East) assembly constituency here, where voting is underway for the by-polls.
15 May 2014
Candidates with criminal background continue to flex their muscle during the elections and even this time around, when the tainted candidates expressed their willingness to contest the elections, the parties did not show any hesitation in granting tickets to them. And it’s mainly due to this very reason, the number of tainted candidates contesting polls increased by three percent this time compared to 2009 elections.
10 Apr 2015
Srinagar: Veteran Congress leader and member of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Ghulam Rasool Kar died after a prolonged illness here on Friday. He was 96.
06 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Congress on Friday slammed AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of playing "dirty communal politics" after Jama Masjid's chief cleric Ahmed Bukhari appealed to Muslims to vote for AAP.
23 Jun 2015
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD president Lalu Prasad today came together at a platform for the first time after announcement of secular front and promised to send BJP packing in the coming assembly elections.
08 Apr 2015
Jammu: Noisy scenes were witnessed on Wednesday in J&K Assembly as Congress MLAs staged walkout protesting against the alleged failure by the government to airlift the body of a policeman killed in terrorist attack in Shopian on Monday.
19 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA will win at least 140 seats and the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance can be reduced to 70 seats in Bihar Assembly polls, according to a survey conducted for a private news channel.
16 May 2015
Srinagar: Suspected militants made a bid to snatch the weapon of a cop posted on guard duty of a Congress leader's residence in Char-i-Shareef area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district, police said on Saturday.
07 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The government yesterday announced a 'paradigm shift' in the format of the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD). External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is also Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, underlined the changed format of India's engagement with its diaspora at a press conference.
10 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Monday said his party will be a formidable opposition to the BJP-led state government and take to streets on the issues of scrapping of Muslim reservation and controversial Land ordinance.