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".
- December 17, 2012 08:59 AM IST
Former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday dared BJP to sack the 13 MLAs who attended the formal launch of his KJP party at Haveri on December 9.
- December 17, 2012 08:42 AM IST
Gujarat is set for the second and final round of polling on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has left no stones unturned as it remains apprehensive of a possible dent in its bastion of Saurashtra, courtesy rebel Keshubhai Patel's new party, the Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP).
- December 17, 2012 08:29 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party has issued whips to its MPs to to vote in favour of the quota in promotions bill amid voices of dissent that are coming not just from the principle opposition party but also the Congress.
- December 15, 2012 05:27 PM IST
Terming the proposed legislation on SC/ST quota in promotion as anti-national, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said his party would review its stand on supporting the UPA government from outside, if the Bill is passed.
- December 15, 2012 02:46 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the second phase of polling in the state and said that Modi is indulging in the "politics of anger".
- December 15, 2012 12:54 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit his parliamentary constituency Amethi on December 18.
- December 15, 2012 12:42 PM IST
Ending months of speculation, the BJP on Saturday said that Nitin Gadkari will continue as the party president till January 2013.
- December 15, 2012 12:13 PM IST
Saturday is the last day of campaigning and both the Congress and BJP are going all out trying to woo those who will vote in the second and last phase on December 17.
- December 14, 2012 08:44 PM IST
The Election Commission has reprimanded Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia for violation of Model Code of Conduct for his "monkey" remarks against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and for raking up the issue of his married life during campaigning last month.
- December 14, 2012 07:51 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi and Narendra Modi locked horns today after the Congress President charged that Central funds were misused by the Gujarat government and the chief minister was "inciting" people by raising concerns over border security through the Sir Creek issue.
- December 14, 2012 07:00 PM IST
BJP today cautioned the government against using the cash transfer issue as a Congress scheme and alleged it is making a mockery of the Election Commission by going ahead with the policy despite warning from the poll panel.
- December 14, 2012 03:13 PM IST
Taking on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi while addressing a rally in Kalol said that the state government is misleading the people of Gujarat in the name of development.
- December 14, 2012 10:02 AM IST
A decade after Godhra provided the spark that ignited almost the whole of Gujarat into a communal cauldron, this relatively underdeveloped constituency in the prosperous state remains deeply divided along religious lines.
- December 13, 2012 11:45 AM IST
Under pressure from the government, Shiv Sena today indicated its willingness to shift Bal Thackeray's memorial to the margins of Shivaji Park in the city.
- December 13, 2012 03:22 AM IST
Gujarat will hold a potentially game-changing vote on Thursday that could help decide whether Chief Minister Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi, scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, becomes India's next prime minister.
- December 12, 2012 09:26 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday accused the government of not being serious about the quota promotion bill, warning it of dire circumstances, even as she lashed out at Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari for repeated adjournments of the House and his failure to ensure its smooth functioning.
- December 11, 2012 03:17 PM IST
Smarting from the defeat in Parliament over the voting in Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party is using Walmart disclosures about lobbying to project the vote as tainted.
- December 11, 2012 12:46 PM IST
The government is open to an inquiry into Wal-Mart's lobbying practices, a minister said on Tuesday, after reports the company spent $25 million in the United States to help gain access to markets including Asia's third largest economy.
- December 10, 2012 08:28 PM IST
In signals that he could well be the next Prime Ministerial candidate, Congress today declared that Rahul Gandhi will lead UPA's campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and take up an "important responsibility" in the party "very soon".