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Over 80 percent vote as polling time ends in Bengal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:52

Over 80 percent voters cast their ballot as the scheduled time of polling for four Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal came to an end Thursday.

Haryana village boycotts LS polls

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:32

Majority of voters in a village in Kaithal district of Haryana on Thursday boycotted the Lok Sabha polls in protest against inclusion of their village in a new Assembly constituency in the last delimitation.

LS, Assembly polls in Odisha: As it happened

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 04:40

About 67 percent of the electorate Thursday cast their ballot in simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assembly in Odisha, officials said.

Sikkim Buddhists want their Karmapa back

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:53

s the lone Lok Sabha constituency in Sikkim goes to poll on April 12, the Buddhist minority want their Karmapa to his seat in Rumtek monastery while the Nepali communities, which form almost half of the populace, seek tribal status.

Security stepped up for polling in Maoist-hit areas in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 13:52

With over 50 of the 70 Assembly seats going to polls Wednesday in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha, the Election Commission has stepped up security measures with 156 companies of central paramilitary forces and around 27,000 policemen besides three helicopters.

BJP announces candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 13:28

The BJP Wednesday announced its list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Telangana region that includes former Union Ministers Bandaru Dattatreya, Ch Vidyasagar Rao among others.

Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 09:59

The first of the two-phase simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly election in Odisha will be held on Thursday to elect representatives from 10 Parliamentary and 70 Assembly constituencies.

Sonia Gandhi approves list of 16 MPs as Congress candidates in Telangana

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 23:01

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Saturday said that the UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi has approved the list of 16 Lok Sabha candidates out of total of 17 in Telangana.

TRS promises houses for weaker sections; funds for Dalits, BCs

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:46

Two bedroom houses for weaker sections, Rs 50,000 crore for Dalit welfare and Rs 25,000 crore for backward classes are among the slew of promises made by TRS in its election manifesto released here on Friday.

Chandrababu Naidu — Will 2014 mark the return of Andhra`s `tech-tonic` leader?

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 21:03

Chandrababu Naidu, who was the longest serving chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, comes from a modest background.

Ponnala Lakshmaiah - friend and a business partner to IT companies

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:45

Ponnala Lakshmaiah, a veteran politician with strong technical and academic background, is currently a cabinet rank minister in Kiran Kumar Reddy’s cabinet in Andhra Pradesh.

Can Kiran Kumar Reddy stop YSRC, TDP`s juggernaut?

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:36

After severing links with the Congress and resigning from the post of chief minister protesting against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy floated Jai Samaikya Andhra Party.