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One-third of Goa candidates have criminal record: ADR

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 16:16

Nearly one-third of the total candidates in fray for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa have criminal records, with three of them having serious charges against them, an election watchdog said Thursday.

PAN-less candidates with over Rs 5 crore to face I-T scrutiny

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 13:00

This is part of a joint charter prepared by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Election Commission (EC) for scrutinising the poll affidavits of candidates contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

AAP wins the race in naming Lok Sabha candidates

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 09:22

The Aam Aadmi Party may fare differently when the results of the General Elections 2014 are declared on May 16, but it certainly has moved ahead in the race to declare Lok Sabha candidates.

Five out of 7 BJP candidates in Delhi facing criminal cases

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:43

Five out of seven BJP candidates who are in fray in the Lok Sabha elections from the national capital have criminal cases against them.

20 percent candidates in third phase have criminal cases

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:29

Nearly 20 per cent of contestants in the third phase of Lok Sabha election have criminal cases against them, with Kerala topping the list among 13 states, while an AAP nominee has been charged with 28 serious offences.

60% of Arunachal Assembly candidates are crorepatis

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 17:39

About sixty per cent of the candidates in poll fray in Arunachal Pradesh for April 9 Assembly polls are crorepatis.

Anand working on ideas for World C`ship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 17:35

He has rediscovered his wizardry in the game of 64 squares by winning the Candidates tournament and Viswanathan Anand is now "working on quite a few ideas" to counter the threat of numero uno player Magnus Carlsen in his quest to regain the World Championship title later this year.

Sudden mercury rise forces candidates to adjust campaign hours

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 12:53

As the poll campaign gathers tempo in the metropolis, the temperature too rises apace but candidates have devised ways to beat the heat with some moving with water tankers in tow to quench the thirst of party workers.

KV Singhdeo – President of Odisha BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 02:20

Former Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Legislature party leader in Odisha State Assembly KV Singh Deo is barced with the onerous task of ensuring Bjp victory or at least make it relevant in the state.

Jayadev Jena – Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee chief

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 02:14

Jayadev Jena is the new Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief who replaced Niranjan Patnaik recently.

K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) – The inceptor of Telangana

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 01:55

Although the road map for the formation of Telangana has been laid down by the UPA government, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao will be remembered by the people of Andhra Pradesh and India as the man played a key role in formation of India’s 29th state.

Anand wins Candidates, sets up World Championship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:18

Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round here today.