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71 of 165 re-elected MPs have criminal cases against them

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 00:30

Seventy-one of the 165 MPs who have been re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha have criminal cases against them with 13 of them having registered a rise over the last five years in the number of cases in which they are named.

Goa Congress to introspect Lok Sabha poll results

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 17:02

Goa Congress leaders today resolved to introspect over the recent debacle in Lok Sabha polls where the party lost both the parliamentary seats in the state.

`Narendra Modi`s Facebook page fastest growing for any elected leader`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 00:23

Narendra Modi has the fastest growing Facebook page for any elected official in the world and is only second after US President Barack Obama in terms of fan following of politicians.

BJP gets its all time high vote share in Himachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 23:32

BJP garnered 53.3 per cent votes in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls in Himachal Pradesh, its highest so far in the state, bagging all four seats.

Assam BJP hopes proper representation in Modi government

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 20:59

The Assam unit of the BJP, which won 7 seats out of 14 in the state, expects to have proper representation in the portfolio of Union ministers in Narendra Modi government.

Poll outcome a setback for Cong, Siddaramaiah

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 22:58

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said the Lok Sabha poll outcome was a "setback" to the party at both national and state levels.

Jharkhand pie`s major share in BJP kitty

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 22:04

The BJP swept the Jharkhand Lok Sabha poll by winning 10 seats and is leading on two others while riding on a popularity wave of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Only one woman candidate wins Lok Sabha poll in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 20:10

Only one out of 27 woman candidates won the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan where BJP registered a landslide victory by winning all the 25 parliamentary seats.

Repoll in Bihar concludes on a peaceful note

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 00:40

The repoll at five polling stations of Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency got over smoothly on Thursday with around 52 per cent voters exercising their franchise.

Rupee at nearly 10-month closing peak, up 39 paise at 59.29 Vs dollar

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 18:49

The rupee on Thursday gained 39 paise to close at a nearly 10-month high of 59.29 against the US dollar.

Amit Shah slams govt move on `Snoopgate` probe

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:46

Slamming UPA government`s move on snoopgate probe, Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah on Saturday said it had no "moral or constitutional authority" to take decision on it at the fag-end of its tenure.

Only 43 of original 77 remain in Varanasi race

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 21:11

Only 43 candidates of the original 77 who filed papers remain in the electoral fray in Varanasi after the final withdrawal and scrutiny of nominations for the May 12 Lok Sabha poll, the State Election Commission said Monday.