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Need political consensus for simultaneous elections: CEC Nasim Zaidi

The CEC said that the Election Commission was ready to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and state legislative polls if "certain conditions are met" and more resources are provided.

Kharge raises Arunachal, Uttarakhand crises, Rajnath says Congress a leaky boat

The Lok Sabha witnessed uproarious scenes on Tuesday after Congress floor leader Mallikarjun Kharge accused the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance of trying to "destablise" Congress-led governments in Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das appears before courts in old code violation cases

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday appeared before local courts in connection with three cases related to violation of code of conduct during the 2009 Parliamentary and Assembly elections.

Zakir Naik row: Government interested in media management, says Congress

Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday alleged that the BJP-led NDA regime has raised the Zakir Naik episode for mere publicity and dubbed the entire sequence of events to be shameful as the video in question is four years old.

Congress corners BJP over Yeddyurappa appointment as Karnataka chief

Congress corners BJP over Yeddyurappa appointment as Karnataka chief

Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for appointing former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as its Karnataka state president, the Congress Party on Saturday said that the move showed the saffron party has got nothing to do with `honestly` in politics.

Mamata Banerjee attacks centre but goes mum on PM Modi

Mamata Banerjee attacks centre but goes mum on PM Modi

A day after Narendra Modi castigated her for becoming a `shahenshah`, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday preferred to attack the centre for financial non-cooperation but remain silent on the prime minister.

Smriti Irani's degree row: Court asks Election Commission, Delhi University to bring records

 The Election Commission and Delhi University (DU) were today directed by a court here to bring the documents related to records of educational qualification of Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani against whom a complaint was filed for allegedly giving false information in affidavits to the poll panel.

Varanasi to witness PM Modi-Kejriwal faceoff again this month on Ravidas Jayanti

Varanasi to witness PM Modi-Kejriwal faceoff again this month on Ravidas Jayanti

For the first time after the Lok Sabha polls in 2014, Varanasi will again witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 's presence on the same day. Both the leaders are schedule to visit the city on February 22 on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti . 

Aam Aadmi Party not in race for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed that the party is not in the race for 2019 elections and asked its members to not run after polls even as he indicated that the party could get a Delhi-like opportunity in Punjab.

Rising incidents of intolerance in opposition ruled states: BJP

BJP on Tuesday hit back at Congress after it attacked the Centre over rising intolerance, saying the incidents happened in the states ruled by the opposition party and its allies and accused it of resorting to propaganda to take revenge for its "shameful" defeat in Lok Sabha polls.

Nitish takes dig at PM Modi, says power improvement in Bihar helped him in Lok Sabha polls

Nitish takes dig at PM Modi, says power improvement in Bihar helped him in Lok Sabha polls

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks about the poor electricity scenario in the state.

Report on simultaneous LS, Assembly polls by November: Panel

The report by a Parliamentary Standing Committee, looking into the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies, may be tabled in the Parliament by November, its Chairman said on Tuesday.

Parl committee for holding Assembly, LS polls together

A Parliamentary committee is of the view to simultaneously hold Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in an effort to save huge outgo from the public exchequer and smooth implementation of developmental programmes.

When Narendra Modi became India’s Prime Minister…

May 26, 2014 is a day that Narendra Damodardas Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party will not forget in a hurry. On that day the saffron party assumed office at the Centre and was back in power after a decade.

PM Modi govt's graph falling drastically: Congress

Hitting out at the BJP-led NDA government for "miserably" failing to fulfil promises it made to the people before the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress on Friday said the graph of Narendra Modi's government is falling drastically.

PM Modi takes pot shots at opposition over foreign tours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took pot shots at the opposition for attacking him over his foreign visits, and said he was attempting to do in a year of his government what has been left undone for the past 30 years.

BJP govt has failed to deliver promises: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Saturday hit out at the BJP-led Centre on its first anniversary of a resounding victory in Lok Sabha polls, saying the Narendra Modi dispensation has failed to deliver its promises and has been executing the policies of Congress over the past 12 months.

Fuel price hike a betrayal with people: Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot on Saturday hit out at the NDA government over the hike in fuel prices, terming the move as a "betrayal" with people.

Factional fight gets sharp in BJP ally Apna Dal

The simmering discontent in Apna Dal, a regional outfit which won two seats in the Lok Sabha polls, in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now come out in open.

Parliament panel exploring scope for simultaneous LS, Assembly polls

 A parliamentary committee has initiated the process of examining the possibility of holding Lok Sabha and Assembly elections together, a practice which had ended in 1967.