24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court today.
27 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Amid strong protest and walkout by Opposition parties, Uttar Pradesh Assembly yesterday passed a Bill that seeks to relax the provisions restricting SCs and STs to sell their land to non-Dalits.
20 Aug 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister designate Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday called on all political parties to work together in taking the country forward and implementing a national plan.
18 Aug 2015
Panaji: Nearly 57 percent of total income of five national parties during financial year 2013-14 was from sale of coupons (smaller donations), a leading election watchdog NGO has said.
09 Aug 2015
New Delhi: There has been a rush for registration of political parties, with as many as 239 new outfits enrolling themselves with the Election Commission between March, 2014 and July this year, taking their number to 1,866.
23 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Shocked over the short shrift by the 'grand alliance', NCP leader Tariq Anwar has plans to stitch up a 'Third' option in poll-bound Bihar by seeking to join hands with Left parties.
23 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Calling for more economic activity in eastern states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said political differences between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress will not come in way of development of West Bengal as he lamented "obsolete policies" of past.
07 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, including Congress and BJP, on a plea to declare all national and regional political parties 'public authorities' to bring them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
04 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's controversial "beautiful women" comments were today condemned by various political parties and women rights activists while AAP appeared to distance itself from the remarks by its senior legislator.
19 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of a Rs 1.25 lakh crore package for election- bound Bihar today came in for ridicule from various Opposition parties, which dismissed it as "just a jumla" or poll gimmick.