Polling for Phase-II: Voting in Jharkhand, J&K amid tight security

Voting is underway for the second phase of the five-phased state elections in 18 seats in Jammu & Kashmir and 20 seats spread across seven Maoist-hit tribal districts of Jharkhand amid tight security.

65.46% votes cast in peaceful 2nd phase polling in Jharkhand
65.46% votes cast in peaceful 2nd phase polling in Jharkhand

About 65.46 percent electorate on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the second of the five-phase polling for the 20 Maoist-hit Assembly constituencies as the day passed off peacefully.

Shiv Sena stooped to new low in poll campaign by attacking PM Modi: BJP
Shiv Sena stooped to new low in poll campaign by attacking PM Modi: BJP

BJP on Thursday hit back at Shiv Sena for "stooping to a new low" by launching a personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its Hindi mouthpiece ahead of the Assembly elections, saying its former ally should have desisted from making 'disparaging' remarks against him.

Creating jobs for youth PDP`s main economic goal: Mehbooba Mufti

Employment generation for youth of Jammu and Kashmir will be main economic goal of People`s Democratic Party (PDP) if it wins the 2014 assembly elections, party president Mehbooba Mufti said Friday.

JD-S to maintain equidistance from BJP, Congress in 2014 LS polls

Former Prime Minister and JD-S supremo HD Deve Gowda on Friday said the party would maintain equidistance from BJP and Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and supported the initiative taken by Left parties to form a future political combination.

BJP hits back after Rahul assails MP government

The BJP hit back at Rahul Gandhi on Thursday after he assailed its government in Madhya Pradesh, saying the Congress vice president was no match for its prime minister candidate, Narendra Modi.

Back home from jail, YSR Congress party chief Jaganmohan Reddy gets down to business

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy wasted no time and got to political business shortly after returning to his Lotus Pond residence from the Chanchalguda jail on Wednesday.

After Narendra Modi, Naqvi mocks Congress; says CBI will be its only ally left

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said that by the time General Assembly Elections approach, the Congress party would be left with only one ally - the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Food security cards to be given from Aug 20: Sheila Dikshit

The Delhi government would distribute food security scheme cards to beneficiaries on the occasion of the welfare initiative`s formal launch Aug 20, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday.

Ajit Jogi wants Cong to project PM candidate ahead of LS polls

Congress should give up the "general practice" of not projecting a leader ahead of the assembly elections, a senior leader said on Sunday striking a different note in the run-up to a series of electoral battles.