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Congress-NC divorce opens new window of opportunities

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:50

They say in a marriage you disagree all the time while in a divorce you genuinely agree to break the relationship to seek independence.

Address Vidarbha before Maharashtra polls, Muttemwar urges Sonia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:29

Congress MP and ex-Union minister Vilas Muttemwar has urged party president Sonia Gandhi to take up the issue of separate Vidarbha with the Narendra Modi government at the Centre to revive its electoral chances in the impending Maharashtra Assembly Elections.

CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter`s list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

BJP to contest Assembly by-poll with NDA partners

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 01:02

BJP on Sunday said it would contest the by-elections to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar next month with NDA partners - LJP of Ram Vilas Paswan and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) of Upendra Kushwaha.

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:34

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia`s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, is set to mount a legal challenge that could prolong the political deadlock.

LS debacle would be repeated if leadership not changed: Rane

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:41

Training his guns on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane on Sunday said that Assembly elections results would not be different from the Lok Sabha polls if they were fought under the present leadership.

No pre-poll alliance in Haryana ahead of Assembly elections: INLD

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:05

Ahead of Assembly elections due in Haryana later this year, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) said it would not enter into a pre-poll alliance with BJP or any other party.

Informed Sonia Gandhi about NC-Congress divorce long back: Omar Abdullah

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:04

Soon after the Congress announced it`s decision to part ways with the National Conference (NC) in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that he had already conveyed to Sonia Gandhi about the NC`s decision to fight the Assembly elections in the state alone.

JD-U, RJD to contest Bihar Assembly bypolls together

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:21

Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will contest by-elections to 10 assembly seats in Bihar together, it was announced Sunday.

AAP leader Manish Sisodia accuses BJP, Congress of avoiding fresh elections in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 09:49

The Aam Aadmi Party`s senior leader Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that neither the BJP nor the Congress is ready for fresh Delhi Assembly elections.

Prabowo Subianto: Ex-general with a dark past

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:53

Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto ordered the abduction of democracy activists in the dying days of dictator Suharto`s rule, used to be married to one of the strongman`s daughters, and was once refused entry to the US over rights abuses.

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:50

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia`s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, is likely to mount a legal challenge that will prolong the political deadlock.