May 16
7:03 AM
BJP president Rajnath Singh to address press conference today

Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh will address a press conference, moments after the results of the Lok Sabha election are declared.

May 16
6:53 AM
Lok Sabha polls: Why No 16 is important?

India is awaiting the results of one of the most keenly-watched General Elections in the country`s history.

May 16
12:45 AM
Congress snubs Alvi for suggesting Mamata as leader to keep Modi at bay

Congress on Thursday snubbed party leader Rashid Alvi for his suggestion projecting Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as secular forces leader to keep Narendra Modi out of power.

May 15
10:36 PM
Narendra Modi as PM won`t need visa to visit Germany: German envoy

Germany on Thursday made it clear that if Narendra Modi becomes Prime Minister, he will not need any visa to travel to that country and he is "welcome" there.

May 15
10:27 PM
LK Advani declines Speaker`s post offered by BJP president Rajnath Singh?

A day ahead of the counting of votes for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, hectic parleys were witnessed in the BJP on Wednesday.

May 15
8:50 PM
Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi denies he violated model code of conduct

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is understood to have denied violation of the model code of conduct in his reply to the Election Commission`s show cause notice.

May 15
6:04 PM
Congress wants secular parties to elect Mamata Banerjee as leader, ready to back them

Congress on Thursday suggested that all the `secular parties` should come together and elect West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee as their leader in order to stop BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi.

May 15
5:42 PM
Punjab poll panel receives 851 code violation complaints

At least 851 complaints pertaining to violation of Model Code of Conduct were received in Punjab in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls in the state.

May 15
3:58 PM
Politicians anxious in anticipation of 2014 poll results

Cutting across party lines, most politicians appear to be anxious about the results they will achieve from the 2014 general elections.

May 15
2:59 PM
New government`s first job to elect Lok Sabha speaker

The election of the speaker and appointment of pro-term speaker will be the first job before the newly-elected parliamentarians after the Lok Sabha results are declared on Friday.

May 15
12:17 PM
Amarinder Singh warns EC of possible mischief during vote counting

Former Punjab chief minister and Congress candidate for Amritsar Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh has warned the Election Commission of India about the possibility of Akali-BJP leaders and workers tampering with the vote counting process that could lead to the countermanding of counting.

May 15
12:09 PM
Elections 2014: UP govt bans victory processions on counting day

The Uttar Pradesh government has imposed a ban on victory processions on Friday.

May 15
11:55 AM
`Rahul Gandhi is a foreigner who comes to India only for holidays`

While the Congress leadership is strongly defending Rahul Gandhi for skipping the farewell dinner hosted by his mother Sonia Gandhi in he honour of Dr Manmohan Singh yesterday, Shiv Sena has made a blatant attack on the Congress vice president for disrespecting the outgoing Prime Minister.

May 15
10:24 AM
Police arrest Congress leader who threatened to shoot Narendra Modi dead

Police arrested Congress leader Amaresh Mishra for allegedly making provocative remarks against Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on a microblogging website.

May 15
9:23 AM
Elections 2014: New exit poll predicts 279 seats for NDA

A new exit poll has predicted a comfortable win for the opposition alliance NDA, led by the BJP, in the recently-concluded General Elections.

May 15
8:26 AM
Lok Sabha elections: Repolling underway in eight Gurgaon booths

Repolling is underway at eight polling stations of Gurgaon parliamentary constituency.

May 15
12:55 AM
Congress debating idea of `enlarged` UPA-III to stop Modi

Unfazed by exit polls projecting a dismal performance by it, Congress is still seeing a chance for it to keep out NDA and form the next government with the help of secular parties.

May 15
12:45 AM
Majithia completes religious punishment for distorting hymn

Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday completed his religious punishment which was awarded to him by Akal Takhat.

May 15
12:41 AM
Four top leaders in BJP emerge as key decision makers

Ahead of its possible government formation, a group of four top leaders, including Narendra Modi and party chief Rajnath Singh, has emerged as BJP`s Core Group.

May 15
12:26 AM
We are in touch with other political parties: Congress president Sonia Gandhi

Notwithstanding exit polls predicting a worst ever performance by the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, party president Sonia Gandhi expressed hope that all was not lost.

May 14
6:00 PM
Punjab Congress MLA Arvind Khanna resigns

With Lok Sabha elections over, the discontentment in Punjab Congress came to the fore as PPCC former General Secretary Arvind Khanna today resigned as MLA from Dhuri Assembly segment of Sangrur parliamentary seat.

May 14
5:50 PM
All arrangements in place for counting of votes in J&K

All necessary arrangements have been finalised for counting of votes for Jammu and Kashmir`s six parliamentary seats on Friday when the fate of two Union ministers and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president will be known.