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Sonia Gandhi attacks Narandra Modi over water, malnutrition issues of Gujarat

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 20:17

Suggesting that the Gujarat model of development was more hype than reality, Sonia Gandhi today alleged that about half the population in the state lacked access to drinking water,and childrens were malnourished.

Congress attacks Narendra Modi, Ramdev on black money issue

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:09

After releasing a three-year-old CD of Uma Bharti attacking Narendra Modi, Congress today latched on to another video clip featuring yoga guru Ramdev to raise embarrassing questions on the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate.

Over 6.28 lakh General Election tweets in 24 hrs

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 22:15

The General Election has created a huge buzz on micro-blogging platform Twitter with over 6.28 lakh poll-related tweets being posted in the last 24 hours, reaching out to more than 169 crore users across the globe.

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.

General Elections 2014: Voting begins Monday from Northeast

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 00:08

India`s general election, to elect 543 members to the 16th Lok Sabha, kicks off Monday, with balloting starting from two states in the Northeast, Assam and Tripura.

EC meet on new bank licences postponed

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:04

The meeting of the Election Commission to take a view on the issuance of new bank licences by the Reserve Bank has been postponed.

CAG, CVC accused of precipitating `policy paralysis` praised by President

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 02:24

Institutions like CAG and CVC may have drawn flak from the government which blamed them for policy paralysis but President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday praised these bodies and the Election Commission for their impartiality and capacity to take decision with independence.

EC to take a view on new bank licences on March 31

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:58

The Election Commission on Wednesday said it will take a view on the issuance of new bank licences by the Reserve Bank on Monday.

Iraq election chiefs quit as attacks kill 37

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:34

The board of Iraq`s electoral commission resigned en masse on Tuesday in protest at political and judicial "interference", throwing a general election due next month into disarray.

Rise in women entering Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 17:06

There has been a steady rise in the number of women entering the Lok Sabha, figures compiled by the Election Commission show.

Elections 2014: Time to exercise your fundamental right

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:12

Voting is a fundamental right of a citizen of a democracy and it helps in building the nation of our dreams.

Congress, BJP, AIUDF key players in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:26

A direct contest between the ruling Congress and the BJP is on the cards for a majority of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam going to poll, though the All India United Democratic Front is likely to do good in the minority-dominated seats.