03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the situation in Manipur in the wake of a road blockade call issued by a Naga outfit and assured full assistance to the state government to ensure normal life.
18 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kajol has joined micro-blogging site Twitter for a short duration to update her fans about the happenings at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week.
18 Sep 2014
Kolhapur: With no clarity yet on seat sharing with old ally Shiv Sena, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday told the alliance partner to find a quick resolution to the impasse while making it clear that there will be no compromise at the cost of self-respect.
13 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: Polling began on a brisk note for the by-election to Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh at 7 AM on Saturday. By-election is being held in Medak as the Lok Sabha seat was vacated by Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao upon becoming Chief Minister of the newly-formed Telangana state.
25 Aug 2014
Islamabad: The far-right political group Jamaat-e-Islami on Sunday said the resignations submitted by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party members should not be accepted, otherwise the current political crisis in the country will worsen, media reports said.
16 Sep 2014
Nagpur: With Maharashtra assembly elections round the corner, the NCP-Congress combine will now once again try to retain Vidarbha, which has mostly remained a Congress stronghold since 1990. A glimpse into last five elections shows Congress had recorded its best ever performance by winning 25 out of 62 Vidarbha seats in 1990 and later 27 out of 52 in 1999.
16 Sep 2014
Nagaon/Silchar: Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam.
12 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced that the Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra will be held on October 15. Giving details of the election schedule, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said apart from these states, by-elections will be conducted on the same day for five assembly seats in five states -Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.
15 Sep 2014
Mumbai/Pune: Tension brewing within the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance over seat-sharing for upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls escalated with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) disapproving Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's statement that in the event of a saffron victory, the top post would go to his party and that he was not averse to assuming it.
10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: BJP released the first list of 43 candidates for coming Assembly elections in Haryana, nearly half the total number of 90 seats, giving ticket to the wife of veteran Congress leader Birender Singh who recently quit Congress and joined the saffron party.