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Never used word `chaiwala` for Narendra Modi: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:01

Mani Shankar Aiyar, the man whose verbal attack ultimately contributed to the thumping victory of the BJP, said he never used the word `chaiwala` (tea vendor) for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi`s win shows people`s backing: Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 23:14

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated PM Narendra Modi and said his sweeping victory in the elections indicates "full confidence" of the Indian nation in his "developmental policies".

AAP to think small again: Focus on Delhi, may not contest Haryana

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 19:08

Stung by its rout in the General Election, where it won only four out of 440 Lok Sabha seats it contested, all of them from Punjab, the AAP is now back to thinking small and may not contest Assembly elections in Haryana scheduled for this October.

`BJP pinged 144 million Net users in latest election`

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 16:03

The IT cell of "Elect Modi Campaign" reached out to as many as 144 million people across India in the latest elections -- a formidable bank to tap into to garner vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party, a senior office bearer overseeing it has said.

Highest no of debutant members of Lok Sabha in 3 decades: Survey

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:10

About 58 per cent of MPs, who were elected to the new Lok Sabha, are `first-timers`, making them the highest number of debutant members elected to the lower house in the last 30 years.

Sonia set to be re-elected CPP chairperson

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 20:44

Sonia Gandhi is expected to be re- elected as the Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party at its first meeting here on May 24 after the 16th Lok Sabha polls which saw the party`s strength in the House nosediving to 44 from 206 in 2009.

Samajwadi Party dissolves its UP unit, Akhilesh to remain state chief

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 15:25

Stung by rout at the recently concluded General Elections, Samajwadi Party on Thursday dissolved its Uttar Pradesh unit, two days after 36 SP leaders having Minister of State (MoS) status in the state government were sacked.

Lack of communication among UPA partners cost polls: NCP

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 23:47

Failure of PM Manmohan Singh to be more assertive and lack of communication in the Union Cabinet and among the UPA constituents led to the worst-ever electoral debacle for Congress, NCP suggested.

Somnath Chatterjee calls for immediate change in CPI-M leadership

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 21:20

In the backdrop of CPI-M`s dismal show in Lok Sabha poll, former party stalwart Somnath Chatterjee pitched for an immediate change in the party`s leadership.

Sad on quitting as MLA but people of Maninagar are happy: PM-designate Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:44

Narendra Modi said that he was sad on quitting as MLA but the people of Maninagar were happy that he had become the Prime Minister of India.

Prime Minister designate Modi gets grand welcome at Ahmedabad airport

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:39

A grand welcome was given to Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah when they arrived here at the city airport after the President appointed him as the Prime Minister of the country.

Narendra Modi appointed Prime Minister of India, South Block awaits him

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:34

Armed with a thumping victory in Lok Sabha polls 2014, Narendra Modi will take oath as India`s 15th Prime Minister on May 16 at 6 pm.