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71 of 165 re-elected MPs have criminal cases against them

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 00:30

Seventy-one of the 165 MPs who have been re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha have criminal cases against them with 13 of them having registered a rise over the last five years in the number of cases in which they are named.

58 percent new Lok Sabha members are first-timers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 23:35

Fifty-eight percent of members elected to the Lok Sabha in this general election are first-timers, the highest in the last three decades.

Suspense over Sharif`s presence at Narendra Modi`s swearing-in

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 22:25

Pakistan kept up the suspense on whether Premier Nawaz Sharif will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on May 26 in New Delhi with media reports here indicating that he may send an emissary.

Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) blames BJP for defeat in 2014 LS polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 00:32

Days after it drew a blank in the Lok Sabha polls, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) on Tuesday accused workers of its ally BJP of "not working honestly" during the campaigning for the polls.

`Narendra Modi`s Facebook page fastest growing for any elected leader`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 00:23

Narendra Modi has the fastest growing Facebook page for any elected official in the world and is only second after US President Barack Obama in terms of fan following of politicians.

PMO changes Twitter handle, BJP cries foul

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:58

The Prime Minister`s Office Tuesday changed its Twitter handle, six days before BJP leader Narendra Modi takes oath as the next prime minister, provoking the BJP to term it "disgraceful, unethical and illegal".

Narendra Modi to resign as Gujarat CM on Wednesday 3:30 pm

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:12

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi will resign as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Wednesday at 9:30 pm.

Overhaul in UP after BJP win, 36 SP leaders with MoS status axed, Maya dissolves panels

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 16:39

After Nitish Kumar, the BJP`s landslide win in Lok Sabha polls claimed new casualties in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday with 36 SP leaders having MoS status in the state government being sacked and BSP chief Mayawati scrapping all party units.

Anupam Kher meets Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:53

Anupam Kher met the country`s next prime minister Narendra Modi here, and hailed his "dynamism and patriotism".

Congress leader blames outgoing PM Manmohan Singh for poll defeat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:11

Congress candidate from North Goa seat in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, Ravi Naik, blamed outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the party`s debacle, alleging he failed to project achievements of the UPA government before the people.

Two ex-Armymen, two former bureaucrats elected MPs in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:03

Rajasthan has elected two ex-Army officers and two former bureaucrats as Members of Parliament in this Lok Sabha elections.

Independents, small parties failed to derail BJP`s Mission-26

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 11:41

Small parties and independents are known to play the role of spoilsport for political big-wigs, but this time even their vote count could not create a significant dent in the `NaMo-wave` which swept all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat.