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Section of Congress workers in Tamil Nadu want TNCC chief to step down

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:14

Blaming Congress` state leadership for its rout in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, a section of party members, including losing candidates like Karti P Chidambaram and KS Alagiri, sought the resignation of TNCC president BS Gnanadesikan.

Never used word `chaiwala` for Narendra Modi: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:01

Mani Shankar Aiyar, the man whose verbal attack ultimately contributed to the thumping victory of the BJP, said he never used the word `chaiwala` (tea vendor) for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi`s win shows people`s backing: Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 23:14

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated PM Narendra Modi and said his sweeping victory in the elections indicates "full confidence" of the Indian nation in his "developmental policies".

`BJP pinged 144 million Net users in latest election`

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 16:03

The IT cell of "Elect Modi Campaign" reached out to as many as 144 million people across India in the latest elections -- a formidable bank to tap into to garner vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party, a senior office bearer overseeing it has said.

First stable government after 30 years: Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:29

The country has a stable government with full majority for the first time in 30 years with a strong leader like Narendra Modi, the Shiv Sena said.

The Twitterati: Narendra Modi thanks Abbott, Cameron, Rajapaksa, Harper

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 09:17

The Modi tsunami on Friday not only changed the contours of politics in India but also carved out new relationships.

Returning Officers review preparations for poll counting

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 09:02

The Returning Officers of Nagpur and Ramtek Lok Sabha constituencies reviewed preparations for counting of votes to be held on Friday at Kalamna Agriculture Market for the just-concluded General Elections.

Barack Obama asked to reach out to Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 09:31

With exit polls suggesting that Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi is likely to become India`s next prime minister, a leading US expert has suggested that the US reach out to him.

PM Manmohan Singh to chair last Cabinet meet today

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 08:29

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair his last Cabinet meet on Tuesday, a day before a farewell dinner being hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on May 14 for him.

Narendra Modi appreciates voters for coming out to vote in large numbers

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 13:26

In a video message on the last day of voting, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi appreciated the voters stamina to come out and vote in scorching weather.

Manmohan Singh to hold last Cabinet meet on May 17: Report

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 11:50

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on May 17 hold his last Cabinet meet before demitting office after 10 years as the head of a UPA coalition government, a report said on Monday.

How US social media giants have changed face of polls in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:59

The three US social media giants - Facebook, Twitter and Google - have emerged as major players in the ongoing general elections in India, with political parties and candidates competing with each other in breaking news and spreading messages via these outlets.