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.

Narendra Modi gets clean chit from Gujarat Police in poll code violation case

Giving a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat police on Friday filed a closure report in a metropolitan court here in a case of alleged violation of model code of conduct during the Lok Sabha election.

RJD`s alliance with Congress will continue in Bihar: Lalu Prasad

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday said despite a defeat in the Lok Sabha elections his party`s alliance with the Congress would continue.

PM Narendra Modi abolishes legacy of UPA rule, scraps all GoMs, EGoMs for speedy decisions

Dismantling a legacy of UPA rule, the newly formed Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Saturday abolished all EGoMs (Empowered Group of Ministers) and GoMs (Group of Ministers) for expeditious decisions and greater accountability.

PM Narendra Modi retains Varanasi to serve `Ganga Maa`, quits Vadodara LS seat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday quit his Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, choosing to retain Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh where the Bharatiya Janata Party recorded a landslide victory bagging 71 of the 80 seats in the recent elections.

Youth likely to face arrest for anti-Modi Facebook comments

A Goan youth who had allegedly posted comments against Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi on his Facebook account during the Lok Sabha election campaign, is likely to face arrest after a local court rejected his anticipatory bail plea here on Friday.

Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar to reconsider resignation today?

The decision on new JD(U) leader was postponed till Monday at the party`s Legislature meeting on Sunday as the MLAs unanimously chose Nitish Kumar as their leader while refusing to accept his resignation.

Congress to extend support to Arvind Kejriwal`s AAP in Delhi?

After its crushing defeat in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress leadership has indicated that it is ready to re-extend support to Arvind Kejriwal`s Aam Aadmi Party to form government in Delhi, reports said on Sunday.

Elections 2014: Congress – the new national `regional` party

The nation has given its 2014 verdict – Narendra Modi will be India`s next prime minister, that too with a mandate not seen in the last 30 years.

The role of social media in elections

The recently concluded General Elections are special in more ways than one.

Rahul Gandhi, a reflection of 1984`s Rajiv Gandhi?

The Nehru-Gandhi clan, that has steadfastly held the political mantle of India for most number of times in more than six decades, had to defer the decision to announce its fourth heir in the row - Rahul Gandhi - as the prime ministerial candidate of the country’s oldest political party.

Raj Babbar back to ‘Tevar’

Raj Babbar has returned to the shooting of his film ‘Tevar’ in Pune.

Tension prevails in Meerut after communal clash

Tension on Sunday prevailed in some areas of the city after a clash between two communities over construction of a water kiosk near a mosque left seven persons injured even as police registered cases against 200 persons in connection with the violence.

`Dilli Chalo` goal for another Bose in maiden poll foray

After Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, `Dilli Chalo` seems to be the rallying cry for yet another member of his family, Sugata Bose, who is aiming to enter Parliament from Jadavpur seat which has in the past seen pitched poll battles between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Left rivals.

More women voters than males in four phases of LS polls in WB

Turnout of women voters has surpassed the percentage of votes polled by male voters after the four phases of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the Election Commission sources said here on Friday.

Militants open fire on CRPF jawans in Sopore as Baramulla set to vote

Militants on Tuesday night opened fire on CRPF personnels, injuring three jawans in Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, just a day ahead this crucial constituency is all set for voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

BJP applauds Commerce Ministry`s report on Gujarat land acquisition model

Terming it as an `all around development`, the party Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday applauded a report sponsored by Commerce and Industry Ministry over the land acquisition model.

General Elections 2014: Voting begins in 64 seats in eighth phase

With nearly half of the 64 seats that go to polls in the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha elections on Wednesday, Congress appears to have an uphill task to perform when the whole of Seemandhra and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal cast their vote.

Amit Shah a terrorist: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Attacking Narendra Modi`s close confidant and former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah over his Azamgarh comment, RJD president Lalu Prasad called him a `terrorist`.

806 kgs of explosives, 130 IEDs found during poll process

Over 806 kgs of explosives and 130 improvised bombs have been found by security forces from Naxal violence-hit areas since the announcement of Lok Sabha polls on March 5.