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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.