Application to track poll violations

Going digital to track violators, polling officials in the Ernakulam and Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituencies, where Congress heavyweights Union Minister KV Thomas and PC Chacko are contesting, will keep a hawk-eye vigil using a mobile phone application.

Seasoned politician and film actor battle it out in Chalakudy

It is likely to be a cakewalk for senior Congress politician P C Chacko in the April 10 polls from Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency, where he is pitted against Malayalam film actor Innocent, the CPI(M) Independent candidate.

Chacko, Baby, Rajagopal file papers for LS polls

With just two days left for the close of nominations for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, several prominent candidates on Thursday entered the fray.

Climate not favouring Congress: PC Chacko

Admitting that Congress was going through an adverse phase ahead of Lok Sabha elections due to various scams, senior party leader PC Chacko on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for failure to interact with media on various issues.

AICC nod for Kerala`s Congress list, Chacko moves to new seat

Congress high command Thursday approved the list of its candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Kerala retaining all but two sitting MPs including Union Ministers Shashi Tharoor and K V Thomas, giving a head start to the party in the campaign against rival LDF.

Pepper spray attackers should have been punished same day: Chacko

Those behind pepper spray attack in Parliament should have been punished same day as not much time is left for Lok Sabha to dispose of matter, Chairman of Committee of Privileges P C Chacko said.

Pepper spray attack: Meira Kumar asks Parliamentary committee to probe

In the wake of pepper spray attack incident that led to complete pandemonium in the Lower House, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Sunday directed the Parliament`s Committee of Privileges to investigate the matter.

All procedures followed during adoption of JPC report: Chacko

Against the backdrop of Opposition parties terming the JPC report on 2G scam as a "fraud", panel chief PC Chacko on Wednesday claimed he had followed due procedure in adopting the document and gave members sufficient time to raise objections to the draft.

Speaker clarifies decision on JPC report after BJP`s criticism

In the backdrop of criticism by BJP, the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Tuesday justified the Speaker`s decision not to allow any discussion on JPC report on 2G scam.

JPC report on 2G tabled in LS amid din, DMK walks out

The controversial report of the JPC, which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum scam saying he was "misled" by the then Telecom Minister A Raja, was today tabled in Lok Sabha amid pandemonium.

Chacko expunges portions of dissent notes on 2G report

Certain portions of the dissent notes on the controversial report on 2G spectrum scam have been "expunged".

Narendra Modi is disturbing country’s peaceful atmosphere: Congress

A day after serial blasts rocked the capital of Bihar, Congress said on Monday that Narendra Modi has been polarizing the masses.

Congress leaders project Rahul Gandhi as party`s consensus leader

Soon after Union Minister for Transport Road and Highways Oscar Fernandes ` praise of Rahul Gandhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi is the party`s "consensus leader" and there was no confusion in Congress on its Prime Ministerial candidate.

Congress wants Rahul Gandhi to take over leadership of party, India

A day after Rahul Gandhi said "a government of the youth" will come to power in 2014, Congress said on Thursday it wanted the young leader to take over future leadership of the party and the country.

BJP says will file dissent note on 2G report, slams Chacko

BJP on Saturday said it will file a dissent note on the JPC report on 2G scam while alleging that the panel chairman PC Chacko had "bull-dozed" its adoption.

2G scam: Contrived majority used to adopt JPC report, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday complained that "a contrived majority" was used to adopt the controversial 2G spectrum allocations report at the JPC meeting Friday and said it would give a dissent note.

Political storm over VK Singh`s remark on money for J&K ministers

A political storm erupted today over former Army Chief VK Singh`s remark that money was paid to Ministers in Jammu and Kashmir with Congress and ally National Conference calling it "irresponsible" and demanding he reveal the names amid a call for a CBI probe.

No change of guard in Uttarakhand `as of now`: Congress

Congress sought to scotch speculation of change of guard in party-ruled Uttarakhand, saying "there is nothing like that on the agenda as of now".

We hope food bill will be passed in Parliament: PC Chacko

Congress on Sunday expressed the hope that the landmark measure, food bill, will get approved during the coming week.

JPC in 2G spectrum scam likely to meet in June

The much-delayed meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G spectrum scam is expected to take place in June.