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Sachin Tendulkar begins birthday celebration by casting vote

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:59

India`s favourite son, Sachin Tendulkar began his 41st birthday celebration by exercising his voting rights on Thursday. The batting icon tweeted a photograph of himself flaunting his inked finger, and urged fellow Indians to vote.

Maoists torch construction machinery in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 13:30

Maoists set ablaze road construction machinery, including two tractors and an excavator, in Odisha`s Bargarh district to oppose the building of a road, police said Tuesday.

OFBJP to raise USD 250,000 for party campaign on social media

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 13:54

The US chapter of the Overseas Friends of BJP has announced to raise more than USD 250,000 to launch a social media campaign and to place advertisements in major Indian dailies ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

No party to get majority in 2014 General Elections in India: US spy chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 23:18

Coalition politics would continue to dominate India`s governance as no party is likely to get a clear majority in the 2014 general election, a senior US intelligence official said on Wednesday.

Civilised and educated sections should join politics: Tharoor

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 13:51

Criminalisation of politics would only end when civilised and educated sections of society come forward to represent the people, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has said.

Rahul Gandhi needs to prove his mettle: Sharad Pawar

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:15

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has refused to work under Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi saying that there is a generation gap between the two.

Time to oust Congress, usher in `surajya`: Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 23:11

The BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and asked the people to throw out the "corrupt, arrogant and inactive central government".

Karnataka Congress unit formulates strategy to counter Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 18:58

The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Saturday said it has formulated a strategy to counter BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the state.

India will vote Congress-led UPA back to power: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 22:56

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has advised American poll pundits not to waste time on predicting India`s 2014 election outcome as the Congress-led UPA government will be voted back to power for a third term.

`Congress confident of running LS polls on its performance record`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 15:18

Minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor said Congress is confident of running for 2014 Lok Sabha polls on its own and it was time "to move away from politics of identity to politics of performance."

No one can deny Modi`s popularity: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 19:37

Amid growing popularity within the BJP over naming Modi as the party`s Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 polls, BJP prez Rajnath Singh evaded a direct answer and said that none could deny the popularity of the Gujarat CM.

Direct cash transfer facility for UID cardholders: Nilekani

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 19:27

The Unique Identification project has enrolled 270 million people in last three years, UID project chief Nandan Nilekani said.