Kerala's struggle to be sober triggers political tremors

Kerala's struggle to be sober by living down its reputation for high per capita alcoholic consumption sparked political tremors during 2014 even as the ruling Congress-led UDF maintained its sway in the Lok Sabha polls winning more than half the seats up for grab.

Top Kerala CPI leader quits party

Senior CPI leader P Ramachandran Nair announced on Saturday that he has quit the party as he is pained to see that certain vested interests have ganged up and taken it over.

Satav still IYC chief, but new team on the cards: Congress

The hunt for a new Youth Congress chief has begun with the term of incumbent president Rajeev Satav coming to a close and Rahul Gandhi seeking to make the party fighting fit after its Lok Sabha polls debacle.

Tharoor criticises PM Modi, says big gulf between NDA govt's speeches, performance

Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday said there was a gulf between NDA government's speeches and performance and "tremendous consolidation" of power in the hands of one man.

AAP sees 'huge potential' to grow in Maharashtra

Asserting that it has "massive potential" to grow in Maharashtra, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday announced a restructuring of its organisational unit here and kick-started a membership drive in the state, where it drew a blank in the Lok Sabha polls.

Lok Sabha polls ended dynastic politics: PM Modi at Jamshedpur rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on Saturday, raising the poll pitch for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state.

Congress mocks BJP govt, accuses it of 'all propaganda, no action'

Mocking BJP, Congress Wednesday accused it of running a "treadmill government" which "seems to be moving" but is "doing nothing" and said the ruling party must answer the people on the steps taken to fulfil the promises made by it during the Lok Sabha polls.

LS defeat due to lack of coordination between Govt, party

 Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday admitted that lack of coordination and distance between government and the party was an important reason for defeat of JD(U) in the recent general election saying it would not be repeated.

Laptop scheme cost us Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam Singh Yadav

In an embarrassment to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav blamed his free laptop scheme for the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha polls.

J&K polls: Follow slogan of 'One Booth Ten Youth', BJP tells workers

To ensure 100 per cent turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, BJP on Thursday asked party workers to be present at their respective polling booths following the slogan "One Booth Ten Youth" coined during the Lok Sabha polls.

Govt to go an extra mile to accommodate opposition: Venkaiah Naidu

Ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament having a huge legislative agenda, the government on Tuesday said it would go the extra mile to accomodate the opposition while conveying to it that "democracy functions through numbers also."

Giriraj Singh, a fiery leader

Giriraj Singh, who is known for his fiery and at times controversial statements, has found a berth in the Narendra Modi ministry as a representative of Bhumihars, who backed the party in Bihar and felt let down due to lack of representation in the Council of Ministers.

Govt dedicated to poor, says PM Modi in Varanasi

Now that the BJP is at the Centre, all the pensioners who were getting mere Rs 300-500 monthly pension will now be getting nothing less than Rs 1000, said PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi on Friday.

Ram Gopal Yadav regrets making 'traitors' comment

SP national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday regretted describing some of his cadres, who did not support the party during Lok Sabha polls, as "traitors", saying that it was not an appropriate word.

Narendra Modi should keep his promise on black money issue: Digvijay Singh

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh here demanded from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pay Rs three lakh each to citizens of the country as promised by him on the issue of black money stashed in foreign countries during Lok Sabha polls campaigning.

Maharashtra, Haryana elections: Who will form the government?-Part IV

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday.

Maharashtra, Haryana elections: Who will form the government?-Part III

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday.

Maharashtra, Haryana elections: Who will form the government?-Part II

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday.

Maharashtra, Haryana elections: Who will form the government?

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday.

Cong to have transparent organisational elections: Party leader

Congress will have a "100 per cent transparent" organisational elections this time to bring in "fresh leadership" at all levels in the backdrop of its debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, a prominent party leader said on Wednesday.