12 Feb 2016
Paris: French President Francois Hollande has chosen former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to take over as foreign minister, several sources said yesterday.
10 Feb 2016
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took a presentation by Bihar Vikas Mission, constituted to implement his pre-election 'seven resolves', and directed various departments to successfully implement them.
15 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MP Jugal Kishore today joined BJP, a move the saffron party claims will help it woo crucial Dalit voters in Uttar Pradesh, which will go to the polls early next year.
09 Feb 2016
Patna: BJP today urged the Election Commission to take notice of an alleged comment by RJD president Lalu Prasad in the run-up to Harlakhi bypoll that "only those voting for secular alliance will get pure, tap water".
25 Dec 2015
Chhindwara: Accusing the Congress of engaging in 'destructive' politics, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar yesterday said, “The Congress has decided that the country will not be allowed to progress which is why they have hijacked Rajya Sabha and are blocking work.”
23 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Winter Session of Rajya Sabha, which lost over 47 hours due to disruptions, was today adjourned sine die as an upset Chairman Hamid Ansari lamented that the record of this session belied the commitment to the principles of the Constitution 'in good measure'.
22 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha today passed the much-expected Juvenile Justice Bill against the backdrop of the 2012 gangrape-cum-murder.
20 Apr 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: On expected lines, two UDF candidates, including former Union minister Vayalar Ravi and an Opposition LDF nominee were elected to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala in the polls held on Monday.
08 Feb 2016
Madurai: BJP would hold talks with various parties on the issue of forming alliance for the coming assembly polls and a decision in this regard would be taken in 10 days, senior party leader L Ganesan said here today.
19 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to end confusion regarding the use of NOTA (none of the above) option in the Rajya Sabha and state legislative council elections, the Election Commission has come out with a fresh set of instructions to prevent rejection of vote.