January 19, 2013 11:15 AM IST
Even as senior Congress leaders on Friday sought to dismiss rumours about the possibility of Rahul Gandhi being made the party's Prime Ministerial candidate, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor sparked fresh debate on Saturday with a statement.
- January 18, 2013 02:12 PM IST
Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that he didn't think it was possible for the Congress to come to power on its own soon. Jairam made the remark in Jaipur where the Congress will be holding a two-day Chintan Shivir. The party is expected to discuss the 2014 General Elections and the possibility of new alliances at the Shivir.
- January 12, 2013 04:43 PM IST
In the wake of a political turmoil created after the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) withdrew its support from the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the state, the JMM leaders met the state governor to explore scenarios for forming a new government.
- January 04, 2013 04:00 PM IST
PA Sangma, who broke ranks with the NCP to fight Presidential election against Pranab Mukherjee, will launch his own party tomorrow. Sangma's National People's Party (NPP) will be formally launched at a function in the capital. His daughter Agatha, an NCP MP, may not join the new outfit as of now.
- January 03, 2013 04:14 PM IST
In the clearest-ever hint, DMK President M Karunanidhi indicated that his younger son and Treasurer MK Stalin would be his successor in the party after him.
- January 01, 2013 01:00 PM IST
"I know my limitations. And I live and conduct myself according to my limitations." This was the response of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday when asked to comment on DMK chief M Karunanidhi's remarks that he was potential prime ministerial candidate.
- December 24, 2012 04:23 PM IST
When asked by CNN-IBN why he had not met the protestors, Shinde replied: "Tomorrow if any other party's demonstration goes on why should not the Home Minister go there. Tomorrow Congress and BJP will demonstrate, tomorrow Maoists will come here to demonstrate with weapons."
- December 21, 2012 11:45 PM IST
As the whole country remains shocked and angry after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in the heart of national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that the incident has shaken all of us and expressed hope that lessons are being learnt from the shocking incident.
- December 21, 2012 04:20 PM IST
Narendra Modi, who posted a resounding victory in the assembly elections, will be sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister for the fourth time on December 26.
- December 21, 2012 10:32 AM IST
The year 2012 will be remembered in Madhya Pradesh mostly for the hectic political activities in view of next year's crucial assembly elections.
- December 20, 2012 04:39 PM IST
The Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party by a handsome margin on Thursday.
- December 20, 2012 04:36 PM IST
Narendra Modi, whose hat-trick in Gujarat could possibly pitchfork him as a prime ministerial candidate of BJP in 2014, has always remained a leader with a difference, a personality you may love or hate but cannot ignore.
- December 20, 2012 03:53 PM IST
As results poured in from Gujarat, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the Congress was a winner there also as it has been able to contain the BJP in the state.
- December 20, 2012 03:24 PM IST
The BJP is leading in 122 while the Congress leads in 54 seats. The GPP and others lead in 2 and 4 seats respectively.
- December 20, 2012 12:50 PM IST
Narendra Modi has won from Maninagar constituency by defeating IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt of the Congress by a margin of 75,000 votes while his party is set to form the government in the state for the fifth time in a row.
- December 20, 2012 12:01 PM IST
Reacting to the win of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat, the Congress has said that though Narendra Modi has won, it is not "open skies" for him.
- December 19, 2012 09:34 PM IST
Post-poll survey carried out by CNN-IBN today predicted a bigger victory margin for BJP in Gujarat Assembly polls as compared to the 2007 outcome, saying the ruling party could get 129 to 141 seats out of a total of 182.
- December 19, 2012 08:31 PM IST
The fate of 459 candidates vying for the 68 assembly segments of Himachal Pradesh, sealed in EVMs for past 46 days, would be decided on Thursday with the counting of votes starting simultaneously for all the seats.
- December 19, 2012 06:00 PM IST
Counting of votes for the 2012 Gujarat assembly elections, which witnessed a historic 71.32 per cent voter turnout, will be held tomorrow for all the 182 constituencies across the state.
- December 19, 2012 04:02 PM IST
The ruling SAD-BJP alliance today conceded ground in the Punjab Assembly agreeing to first take up discussion on the 'law and order' issue as demanded by the Congress. Yesterday assembly proceedings were stalled as both sides stuck to their grounds.
- December 17, 2012 07:52 PM IST
The government today said it is not proposing any amendments in the Constitution to implement the minority quota as the matter is presently in court.
- December 17, 2012 07:41 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi continues to be the most popular choice for the Chief Minister of Gujarat, according to a post-poll survey by CSDS for CNN-IBN and The Week.
- December 17, 2012 04:10 PM IST
Around 55 percent voter turnout recorded till 3 pm, poll officials say.
- December 17, 2012 01:30 PM IST
Samajwadi Party today said that despite pressure from the government and the threat of CBI, it is firmly opposed to the reservation in promotion bill and will vote against it in Parliament.
- December 17, 2012 12:57 PM IST
Confident of returning to power in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said the ruling BJP would score a "hat-trick" in the state by winning the assembly polls for the third time in a row on the plank of "good governance and development".