BJP sources said that Modi has set the state unit an ambitious target: to win all the 26 seats.
Narendra Modi, the star attraction of the rally, is believed to be on terrorists' hitlist for a long time and therefore, better security with restricted entry and full frisking arrangements could have been made.
Since it is the government's right to decide how a policy has to be implemented, it is now highly unlikely that the CBI can proceed against Birla when the PM himself says the case was decided on "merits".
Apart from nuclear cooperation, the prime minister's visit is expected to cover the strategic partnership between the countries which is heavily political and military and less of economic.
Opposition BJP has demanded Prime Minister's resignation following allegation by former Coal Secretary PC Parakh that Singh knew of the coal blocks being allocated to companies like Hindalco and he too should be named as a "conspirator" and made an "accused".
While The Times Now-CVoter poll sees the BJP emerging as the single-largest party with 162 seats, The Economic Times poll with Nielsen, which concentrated on Uttar Pradesh and Bihar â€“ which hold the key to 2014 â€“ shows the BJP gaining ground. Nielsen predicts 44 seats for the BJP out of 120 in these two Hindi heartland states.
Partymen have often spoken of the charisma of Priyanka, who has the looks and the mannerism of her grandmother Indira Gandhi.
The mantra of the Gujarat government is 'Gujarat's growth for India's growth', said Narendra Modi, noting that things have changed in other states too.
About one-fourth of the polling premises for the upcoming Assembly polls have been identified as "critical" by the Delhi Election Commission and will need extra safety and security arrangements. The number of critical polling premises has more than doubled since the last Delhi assembly election.
Chidambaram's brief remarks at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace came in reference to the "India decided 2014" initiative, which is to track the developments related to the upcoming general election scheduled for next year.
With two regional parties now rejecting paternity â€“ N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam and YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress â€“ and both going on a fast to prove their on-off fidelity to the idea of a united Andhra Pradesh, Congress trouble-maker Digvijaya Singh has been offering his own version of a DNA test to resolve the issue.
Rahul Gandhi, after his two-day visit to the state last week, has given a call for 'change of environment' in the state unit of the party to revive it. Following an interaction with taluka and district-level party workers, Rahul had hinted of strong measures so to help the party take up the challenge of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Voters could throw the ruling Congress party out of power at the next general election, due by next May, for presiding over one of the most sleaze-ridden periods in the country's history.
TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu will begin his hunger strike on Monday. Naidu, who will arrive in Delhi on Monday morning, will also interact with the media before beginning his stir in the afternoon, according to a TDP release.
In an interview with Karan Thapar on Devils Advocate, Pilot said that the Congress party stood firmly behind Rahul's decision. He also denied the allegations of his outburst being an embarrassment for the Cabinet and the party.
EC says Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls on December 4, Rajasthan on December 1, Madhya Pradesh on November 25 and Chhattisgarh on November 11 and 19.
Arvind Kejriwal says it would be a befitting reply to those MPs who had made mockery of the Janlokpal Bill during the Winter Session of Parliament.
Intellectual capacity among senior economists and administrators and institutional capacity to help contain CAD below USD 70 billion.
Jagan had on Friday said he would strongly protest against the "unjust" decision and appealed to other parties and leaders to support him and take part in his protest against the Centre's decision.
The team and brain‘s trust that delivered Gujarat for Modi may not be good enough to deliver India. Getting to base camp needs one set of resources; making a bid for Mt Everest needs effort of an entirely different magnitude.
On the surface it seems as if a few extreme Right-wingers in the Republican Party â€“ the so-called Tea Party cabal â€“ are holding the Republican leadership and the country to ransom in order to pare down Obama‘s healthcare reforms.
Over two months after the Congress Working Committee put its seal of approval, the Union Cabinet approved the proposal of the Home Ministry for creation of the 29th state and decided to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to work out modalities.
While defending the Cabinet's decision to withdraw ordinance on convicted legislators, Rahul said, "I had to voice my opinion to which I have a right."
It is possible to justify almost any action as long we can convince ourselves that the end is holy. In fact this is what we have been doing all along: in the name of secularism, we are happy to compromise with casteism and corruption.
"There is no question of resigning," he told reporters on board his special aircraft while returning from New York after a meeting with US President Barack Obama and attending the UN General Assembly session.