June 09, 2012 10:07 AM IST
The race to Raisina Hill is nearing the finish line and the Congress is now reaching out to allies outside the UPA for consensus on Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee's nomination.
- June 08, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is all set to be elected unopposed from the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat with both candidates in the fray against her withdrawing their nominations for the by-election.
- June 07, 2012 03:36 PM IST
Amid consultations on deciding the UPA candidate for Presidential election, DMK leaders T R Baalu and M K Stalin today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi here.
- June 05, 2012 06:51 PM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has sparked off yet another row. He has questioned former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's secular credentials. "Indira Gandhi had committed a big sin, I will just speak of one as she committed many of them.
- June 05, 2012 04:00 PM IST
Gadkari galvanising BJP workers for coming Lok Sabha polls
- June 05, 2012 04:00 PM IST
Buoyed with its success in the municipal election in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress today said the poll results have demonstrated that the party has enough strength to rule the state alone.
- June 05, 2012 11:50 AM IST
In what could be seen as a proof of growing bonhomie between the Congress and the Samjawadi Party, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said he will not field any candidate in the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-poll against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife, Dimple, who will be filing her nomination on Tuesday.
- June 04, 2012 07:36 PM IST
Facing a battle of prestige in the June 12 bypolls, ruling Congress appears to be going all out to take credit for various welfare schemes launched by late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, while distancing itself from the graft allegations linked to his tenure as chief minister.
- May 30, 2012 06:41 PM IST
Minutes after making a statement against the UPA, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said that he never threatened the Centre of a pull out from the coalition over the petrol price hike.
- May 25, 2012 09:25 PM IST
The divide within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is out in the open with veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, skipping the national executive meeting in Mumbai.
- May 23, 2012 09:04 AM IST
Is the Congress readying itself to dump Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Bannerjee and get Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to replace her as an ally? The Samajwadi Party chief was the star of UPA-II's third anniversary dinner.
- May 21, 2012 04:12 PM IST
The government today tabled the much-awaited White Paper on black money in Parliament which did not disclose any name but made a strong case for setting up Lokpal and Lokayuktas to deal with the menace.
- May 17, 2012 04:08 PM IST
Another name has now came up in the race for the next President of India. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that the BJD and the Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK will support NCP leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma.
- May 17, 2012 02:56 PM IST
The achievements of the Mamata Banerjee Government in West Bengal today came in for question with key ally Congress asking it to "talk less and work more", saying it was not known as to which of the promises had been implemented by it so far.
- May 16, 2012 05:56 PM IST
Jaya govt launches ad blitzkrieg to celebrate 1 year in office
- May 15, 2012 10:32 AM IST
A top US energy diplomat on Tuesday said he was "not too impressed" with India's efforts to cut its imports of oil from Western sanctions-hit Iran.
- May 12, 2012 12:28 PM IST
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed she has information that a political party in Delhi had held a meeting to advance the Lok Sabha poll to 2013 and asked her partymen to be ready for it.
- May 11, 2012 07:56 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa's wait to be reinstated was prolonged further today with the BJP indicating it will bide its time till the completion of CBI enquiry ordered against him by the Supreme Court before taking any step.
- May 05, 2012 12:00 PM IST
Chidambaram strongly favours setting up of NCTC
- May 05, 2012 10:46 AM IST
As the race to the Rashtrapati Bhawan hots up, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari appear to emerge as the frontrunners.
- May 05, 2012 10:39 AM IST
Chief Ministers Jayalalithaa, Naveen Patnaik, Prakash Singh Badal and Nitish Kumar reached Delhi early on Saturday morning for the meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC).
- May 04, 2012 02:02 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today announced in the House that Kanauj MP Akhilesh Yadav, who is now Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, had submitted his resignation on May 2 and it was accepted by her the same day.
- April 30, 2012 09:48 PM IST
The BJP on Monday rejected the names of Hamid Ansari and Pranab Mukherjee for the post of President, but appeared not averse to former president APJ Abdul Kalam for the top constitutional post.
- April 30, 2012 08:59 PM IST
BJP on Monday made its stand clear, ruling out support for any Congress Presidential candidate candidate including Pranab Mukherjee and Hamid Ansari.
- April 26, 2012 08:32 AM IST
The US has has said there is no change in its visa policy with regard to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.