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  • i will not become up cm says rajnath

    I Will Not Become UP CM, Says Rajnath

    Politics | April 25, 2011 9:36 IST

    Meerut, Apr 24 : Putting speculations to rest that Rajnath Singh will become the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh if BJP wins the next year Assembly polls, the senior party leader said anyone but him

  • second phase of wb polls records 85.32 votes

    Second Phase Of WB Polls Records 85.32% Votes

    India | April 23, 2011 22:18 IST

    Kolkata, Apr 23: An estimated 85.32 per cent of the electorate today exercised their franchise in the second phase of assembly poll in 50 constituencies in three districts of West Bengal which was entirely peaceful.Prominent

  • polling official applied indelible ink on amputated limb in

    Polling Official Applied Indelible Ink On Amputated Limb In Kerala

    India | April 14, 2011 16:12 IST

    Kottayam, Apr 14: A man whose left arm was amputated after an accident has complained that he was "harassed and insulted" by presiding officer in a booth in Poonjar segment by insisting that the indelible

  • battle for south bjp says not just a token fight

    Battle For South: BJP Says Not Just A Token Fight

    Politics | April 12, 2011 22:27 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 12: Vowing to put up more that just a token fight, the BJP today claimed it would have an “impressive presence” in the new Tamil Nadu and Kerala Assemblies and emerge as

  • aiadmk will decisively win tn polls says karat

    AIADMK Will Decisively Win TN Polls, says Karat

    Politics | April 06, 2011 18:02 IST

    Coimbatore, Apr 6: CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat today claimed that the AIADMK-led alliance will have such a decisive victory in the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls that no question would arise of the Left Front

  • lokpal bill is a farce on the public former judge rajinder

    Lokpal Bill Is A Farce On The Public: Former Judge Rajinder Sachar

    India | April 06, 2011 15:32 IST

    New Delhi, April 6: Former chief justice of Delhi High Court rajinder Sachar says that the government draft of Lokpal Bill, 2010 is a farce on the public.  Writing in The Economic Times, Sachar says,

  • 75 per cent turnout in assam first phase poll

    75 Per Cent Turnout In Assam First Phase Poll

    India | April 04, 2011 21:06 IST

    Guwahati, Apr 4: An estimated 75 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first phase of the Assam assembly election covering 62 of the 126 constituencies, which was by and large peaceful.“The figure

  • dmk minister s assets rose 780 times in 5 years

    DMK Minister's Assets Rose 780 Times In 5 Years

    Politics | March 24, 2011 10:51 IST

    Chennai, March 24 : In five years of DMK rule, a state minister has multiplied his assets 780 times. At least that's what the official figures show, says a media report. Tamil Nadu food minister

  • mamata s manifesto promises good governance in bengal

    Mamata's Manifesto Promises Good Governance in Bengal

    Politics | March 22, 2011 11:21 IST

    Kolkata, Mar 21 :  Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today released her party's manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal promising to ensure "good governance" and "impartial administration" replacing the 35-year old "rotten"

  • no going back on decision to boycott polls vaiko

    No Going Back On Decision To Boycott Polls: Vaiko

    Politics | March 21, 2011 22:11 IST

    Tirunelveli (TN) Mar 21 : MDMK leader Vaiko today said there was no going back on the party's decision to boycott the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Upset over AIADMK's "adamant attitude and ill-treatment",MDMK

  • jayalalithaa on damage control mode

    Jayalalithaa On Damage Control Mode

    Politics | March 19, 2011 14:25 IST

    Chennai, Mar 19: Seeking to mollify allies miffed over its "unilateral" announcement of candidates for 160 constituencies, AIADMK today concluded seat sharing arrangements with the Left parties and other minor allies for the April 13

  • congress demands 98 seats in west bengal assembly polls

    Congress Demands 98 Seats In West Bengal Assembly Polls

    Politics | February 22, 2011 22:05 IST

    Kolkata, Feb 22: Congress today demanded 98 seats from its coalition partner Trinamool Congress to contest in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections."Congress must have 98 seats to contest, leaving 196 seats for Trinamool Congress,"

  • rahul charisma failed to work in bihar jd u

    Rahul Charisma Failed To Work In Bihar: JD (U)

    Politics | November 19, 2010 22:37 IST

    Patna, Nov 19: Claiming that the 'charisma' of Rahul Gandhi and Lalu Prasad failed to work in Bihar campaign, the ruling JD (U) today said the assembly poll results would be 'astonishing' as evident from

  • rjd ljp to form government lalu paswan

    RJD-LJP To Form Government : Lalu, Paswan

    Politics | November 18, 2010 22:36 IST

    Patna, Nov 18: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan today claimed that their alliance would pull off a spectacular victory and form the government with two third majority under Prasad. The people

  • bihar poll 54 pc turnout in peaceful first phase

    Bihar Poll: 54 PC Turnout In Peaceful First Phase

    India | October 22, 2010 14:17 IST

    Amid tight security, an estimated 54.31 per cent of the 1.07 crore voters on Thursday exercised their franchise in the first phase of the Bihar assembly polls in 47 of the 243 seats.Describing the voting

  • neck and neck fight between nda rjd ljp combine in 3rd phase

    Neck-And-Neck Fight Between NDA, RJD-LJP combine IN 3rd Phase

    Politics | October 15, 2010 19:49 IST

    Patna, Oct 15: Ruling NDA and RJD-LJP combine appear locked in a virtual neck-and-neck fight as the battle lines have been drawn for as many as 787 candidates in the fray in the 48 assembly

  • vote swings can cause wins upsets in bihar

    Vote Swings Can Cause Wins, Upsets In Bihar

    Politics | September 29, 2010 17:34 IST

    Patna, Sep 29: Negative vote swings are what the ruling NDA in Bihar and the RJD-LJP combine has to look out for in the assembly elections as it can prove to be costly. A negative

  • lovely anand figures in first congress list for bihar

    Lovely Anand Figures In First Congress List For Bihar

    Politics | September 28, 2010 12:12 IST

    The Congress on Monday night released the first list of its 77 contestants for the Bihar Assembly elections, a statement issued by Oscar Fernandes, in-charge of Central Election Committee said.  Bihar state Congress chief Mehboob

  • lalu dares nitish to contest bihar assembly polls

    Lalu Dares Nitish To Contest Bihar Assembly Polls

    Politics | September 16, 2010 10:28 IST

    Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad today dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to contest the coming Assembly polls in the state saying he was wary of facing the electorate as he had failed on all

  • mp cm wants simultaneous ls assembly polls

    MP CM Wants Simultaneous LS, Assembly Polls

    India | January 09, 2010 9:06 IST

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a bid to initiate a national debate on the issue of holding simultaneous elections for state assemblies and Parliament wrote to all MPs and MLAs in the