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Preneet Kaur gets Cong ticket for Patiala (Urban) assembly seat

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:22

Former Union Minister Preneet Kaur, who had lost the Lok Sabha polls, has been fielded from Punjab`s Patiala (Urban) assembly constituency which was earlier represented by her husband Amarinder Singh.

`BJP`s LS seats in Bengal will become zero in next polls`

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:57

Attacking the BJP for hiking fuel prices and railway fares, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the two seats the party won in the state in the recent Lok Sabha polls will be reduced to zero in the next general elections.

Eager and excited, first-time MPs make their mark

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 16:19

From pouring over the rule book to shoring up their knowledge and participating in debates and discussions in the house, the 314 first-time MPs in the 545-member Lok Sabha are leaving no opportunities to make a mark.

PIL seeks action against Sharad Pawar for luring voters to vote twice

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:53

A petition in Bombay High Court has sought action against NCP Chief Sharad Pawar for luring voters to take advantage of phased schedule in Lok Sabha polls which concluded recently and vote first in Satara on April 17 and then in Mumbai on April 24 by removing the indelible ink.

Allahabad HC issues notice to PM Modi on Ajay Rai`s petition against Varanasi victory

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:41

The Allahabad High Court on Friday issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a petition filed by Congress`s Ajay Rai challenging Modi`s election from Varanasi.

PDP using "ill-gotten money" to "buy" public support: Omar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:01

In a scathing attack on PDP, J&K CM Omar Abdullah on Thursday accused the opposition of using "ill-gotten money" to "buy" public support in Lok Sabha elections.

Mayawati blames UPA `misrule` for BSP`s poll debacle

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:32

BSP chief Mayawati, whose party was decimated in last Lok Sabha polls, on Tuesday blamed it on the "misrule" of the UPA and said the Congress-led coalition would not be sitting in the opposition right now if it had listened to her.

NCP MLA Deepak Kesarkar quits, to join Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 17:36

NCP MLA from Sawantwadi, Deepak Kesarkar, whose diatribe against state minister and Congress strongman Narayan Rane had caused a huge embarrassment to top party leadership in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls on Sunday announced his decision to cross over to Shiv Sena ahead of upcoming Assembly elections.

Social media played key role in Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:05

Social media has played a significant role in recent Lok Sabha elections and it will continue to do so in future, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Court seeks ATR on alleged poll code breach by Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 19:06

A local court today asked the crime branch to submit an ATR by August 5 in connection with an FIR filed against Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Representation of People Act on Lok Sabha polling day.

Hooda faces fire of detractors at Antony panel meet

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:13

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday faced the ire of his detractors as groupism in the state Congress unit came to the fore in a meeting of a high-level panel of the party to assess reasons for Congress debacle in Lok Sabha polls.

Goa Congress chief submits resignation over poll debacle

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:28

Goa Congress chief John Fernandes has submitted his resignation to the committee led by AK Antony, owning responsibility for the party`s defeat in both the Lok Sabha constituencies.