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'70% Indians feel Narendra Modi best hope for economy'

'70% Indians feel Narendra Modi best hope for economy'

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 14:50

More than 70 percent of Indians are satisfied with the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he took office nearly three months ago, an opinion poll showed, seeing in him the best hope to put the economy back on track.

Chhattisgarh bypoll: Cong bracing for tough fight against upbeat BJP

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:29

Congress is likely to face an uphill task during next month`s by-poll for Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district where it suffered a blow at the hands of ruling BJP in last year`s Assembly elections.

Amit Shah takes a dig at Sonia Gandhi, says BJP will fulfil promises

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 22:46

BJP on Thursday took on Congress president Sonia Gandhi over her comment that the saffron party came to power by making false promises.

Delhi HC to hear Chavan`s plea against EC order from August 25

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:17

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear on a regular basis from August 25 former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan`s plea against the Election Commission`s show cause notice to him for allegedly not filing correct poll expenses.

No nomination filed on day one for Nandigama by-poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:40

No nomination was filed on day one on Wednesday for Nandigama constituency by-poll in Krishna district, an official said.

Probe ordered against Bihar CM for poll code violation

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:56

A probe was ordered by Vaishali district election office against Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi for allegedly inducing voters in favour of alliance candidates in bypoll.

BJP, Cong gear up for bypoll battle in MP

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:32

The ruling BJP and Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh are leaving no stone unturned to win the by-polls to three Assembly seats to be held on August 21, the campaigning for which ended on Tuesday.

Khan`s lawmakers to resign in Pakistan poll row

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 03:27

Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan`s party announced on Monday it is to renounce all its parliamentary seats, in a bitter row with the government over alleged poll rigging.

JD(U)-RJD alliance for a purpose: Sharad Yadav

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 23:20

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Monday justified his party`s alliance with Lalu Prasad`s RJD for the assembly by-poll in Bihar after two decades saying it has nothing to do with individuals but has been forged for the sake of people to safeguard them from divisive forces.

Bihar: BJP MLA caught in dilemma over family and party loyalty

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:34

Torn between party loyalty and family bonds, BJP MLA Vinay Kumar Singh has moved out of Saran district ahead of the August 21 Assembly by-poll in Bihar.

Chinese official sentenced to 5 years in largest poll fraud

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:19

A former secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) was today sentenced to five years in prison for dereliction of duty in one of the largest election frauds in the country, involving a bribery of more than USD 18 million.

TMC confident of stopping BJP surge in by-poll

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:16

With the stakes high for parties in the September 13 by-poll to Bashirhat South and Chowringhee assembly seats, Trinamool Congress(TMC) on Sunday expressed confidence to stop the saffron surge and win both the seats.