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Sixth phase of LS polls for 117 seats to be held on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:48

The sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections for which campaigning ended on Tuesday evening, will be held on Thursday.

Maintaining vigil on border areas to tackle Naxals: Andhra DGP

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 20:20

Andhra Pradesh police are keeping a strict vigil on the bordering areas of the state to tackle Maoists ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a top police officer said on Tuesday.

Sethu project: Is DMK flogging a dead horse?

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 19:58

DMK`s effort to make the stalled Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project a major issue during the campaigning for April 24 Lok Sabha polls appears to have backfired with graft charges being levelled against then Shipping Minister TR Baalu by its expelled leader MK Alagiri besides lukewarm response of fishermen, a key stakeholder.

Raj Thackeray rakes up sons-of-soil issue in Kalyan LS seat

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 16:09

Raising his pitch against "outsiders", MNS chief Raj Thackeray has said that Thane district is witnessing a mass influx of people who indulge in "illegal" activities.

Vadra will be in jail if NDA comes to power: Uma Bharti

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 13:34

Notwithstanding BJP`s assertion that there will be no witch-hunt if it comes to power, Uma Bharti has said that Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra will be in jail if NDA comes to power.

New `mobile contact` system to woo voters in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 13:33

Evading the eagle eyes of the Election Commission, political parties in Tamil Nadu have come up with innovative ways to attract voters, the latest being the `mobile contact` system, in which they contact the electorate over cellphones.

Vaghela banking on loyal votes for victory in Gujarat`s Sabarkantha

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:45

Relying on a loyal vote bank comprising Rajputs, Thakors and OBCs besides the support of five MLAs, the Congress is trying to wrest the Sabarkantha seat from BJP, riding on the strength of its top regional leader Shankersinh Vaghela.

Giriraj Singh should be sent to Pakistan, says Maulana Mehmood Madani

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:47

Lok Sabha Polls 2014 — Bharatiya Janata Party`s Giriraj Singh came under attack on Monday from Muslim clerics who took strong offence to the Bihar leader questioning loyalty of certain sections of the society and taunting them to `support Narendra Modi or leave for Pakistan`.

Narendra Modi`s busiest single-day programme in UP, to seek votes for Hema Malini

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 08:37

General Elections 2014— The campaigning for last few phases of Lok Sabha polls 2014 has reached its crescendo with Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi embarking upon his most extensive single-day programme on Monday. He is scheduled to address rallies in Hardoi, Etah, Hathras, Firozabad and Mathura.

Re-poll ordered in six booths spread across 4 Lok Sabha seats

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 19:18

The Election Commission has ordered re-polling in six booths spread across four Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh on April 22, after reports of poll-related irregularities, official sources said on Sunday.

TMC will not leave an inch to any opposition nominee: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 18:11

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday asserted that her party would not leave an inch to any opposition candidate in any seat, including Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency where President Pranab Mukherjee`s son Abhijit is the Congress candidate.

Country going through tough phase; Congress, SP responsible: Rajnath

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:14

BJP president and party candidate from Lucknow Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the country was passing through a tough phase.