J&K govt to unveil new recruitment policy soon: Mufti

As its "ambitious" new contractual recruitment policy bitterly backfired following massive opposition, the Jammu and Kashmir government will soon unveil a new one as a cabinet sub-committee is in the process of giving "final" shape to it.

No end to Hong Kong political battle as last-ditch meeting fails

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers said on Sunday they would "definitely" veto the government`s planned political reforms after a last-ditch meeting with Chinese officials failed to reach any agreement.

Congress seeks Delhi govt's explanation on 'leaked Cabinet note'

Congress on Saturday sought Delhi government's explanation on reports that it was mulling purchasing high-end equipments for surveillance, as it expressed apprehension that the ruling AAP may use such a facility to snoop on its political opponents.

Corruption remark was not to target anyone: Antony

After triggering a political storm in Kerala with his corruption remark, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Monday clarified that it was only a general statement and not intended to target anyone.

When political parties field more women, they score more votes

 A new study has revealed that fielding more female candidates helps political parties gain votes.

Lankan star urges Salman Khan to stay away from country's pol
Lankan star urges Salman Khan to stay away from country's pol

Sri Lankan actor-turned politician Ranjan Ramanayake today asked Bollywood star Salman Khan to stay away from the country's politics, a day after he campaigned for the incumbent President Rajapaksha.

Watch: Mom shutting two warring 'political' brothers live on show
Watch: Mom shutting two warring 'political' brothers live on show

Seldom do we hear brothers fighting it out on public platform. But when it happens, there's none except the doting mother, who can intervene and put a full stop to the argument then and there. Well, in an interesting turn of events this Tuesday, American cable and satellite network C-SPAN had their mom-son moment of the day.

EC asks Punjab CM to refrain from making political speech on Independence Day

Election Commission on Saturday asked the Punjab Chief Minister and his ministers to refrain from making political speeches during the Independence Day celebrations in view of the by-polls in the state.

China hits activists with common-crime charges

In prosecuting the country`s political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting its tactics.

`World War Z` has become too political: Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt says that his upcoming zombie film ‘World War Z’, which will release this summer, has ended up becoming "too political".

`Trinamool Congress taking political revenge`

Former West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee termed the arrest of CPI(M) leader and former minister Sushanta Ghosh in a murder case as
"political revenge" by Trinamool Congress after coming to power in the state.

UPA ready to go extra mile on Naga issue: NPCC

A joint team of NPCC and CLP
has met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and apprised him about
the need to resolve the Naga political conflict within a
definite time frame.

I have no hand in political making of Reddy brothers: Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj said that she was opposed to the Reddy brothers becoming cabinet ministers.

`Where are political leaders to confront obscurantism today?`

Union Environment Minister
Jairam Ramesh on Friday questioned as to where political leaders
and parties were when it came to confronting obscurantism.

Tarun Gogoi: Man with administrative and political acumen

With his administrative acumen and
a rare insight into the complex dynamics of Assam politics,
Tarun Gogoi enjoys the confidence of Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Political leaders who died in air crashes

Arunachal Pradesh CM Dorjee Khandu is not the only leader to have met a tragic end in an air crash.

Wikipedia a good source for political info

Wikipedia is a reliable place to get a political education.

Wikipedia ‘a good source for political info’

Wikipedia has become a reliable source for political information, according to a new study.

Karachi: 18 killed in fresh political violence

A fresh wave of political
violence appears to have hit Pakistan`s financial hub Karachi,
with at least 18 people shot dead in the last 24 hours in
different parts of the city.

Tibetans want Dalai Lama to reconsider decision

The decision of the Dalai Lama to
give up his political role and the acceptance of it by the
Tibetan cabinet has stirred emotions in the strong Tibetan
community in the state.