2014 general election

Sachin Tendulkar begins birthday celebration by casting vote

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.

Apr 24, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

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

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.

Jan 29, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Civilised and educated sections should join politics: Tharoor

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.

Oct 26, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi needs to prove his mettle: Sharad Pawar

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.

Oct 25, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

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

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".

Oct 19, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

Karnataka Congress unit formulates strategy to counter Modi

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.

Oct 19, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 11, 2013, 22:56 PM IST

BJP will contest all 14 LS seats in Jharkhand: Munda

BJP will contest all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand on its own in the 2014 general election, former chief minister and senior party leader Arjun Munda said on Friday.

Sep 20, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

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

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."

Jun 09, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

No one can deny Modi`s popularity: Rajnath Singh

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.

Mar 11, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

Direct cash transfer facility for UID cardholders: Nilekani

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

Nov 26, 2012, 19:27 PM IST

I am not in PM race: Sharad Yadav

UPA convenor and JD (U) national president Sharad Yadav said he was not in the race for prime ministership if NDA won majority in 2014 general election.

Aug 11, 2012, 17:30 PM IST