J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends in Jammu

 After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended today, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their luck at the hustings in the 20 seats.

Union minister Niranjan Jyoti uses derogatory language, defends remark

Kicking-off BJP's election campaign in the national capital on a controversial note, Union Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Monday used abusive words to urge voters to choose between candidates.

Union minister Niranjan Jyoti courts controversy while campaigning in Delhi
Union minister Niranjan Jyoti courts controversy while campaigning in Delhi

Kicking-off BJP's election campaign in the national capital on a controversial note, Union Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Monday used abusive words to urge voters to choose between candidates.

J&K poll campaign: Man killed in road mishap in Nowgam

A man was killed on Saturday and 10 others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle during an election campaign in Nowgam area.

Guantanamo Bay prison closure by 2016 'unrealistic': Camp commander

The commander of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay believes there is little chance of the controversial facility being closed in the next two years, leaving Barack Obama struggling to achieve his goal of shuttering the jail before he leaves office.

PM Modi has done nothing but foreign tours, poll campaign: Congress

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Rajiv Shukla on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring national security and focusing just on foreign tours and election campaigns in times of ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

PM Modi enters campaigning sphere; BJP nothing without Modi?

With assembly elections on the anvil for Maharashtra and Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started campaigning for BJP. The question arises, can BJP do nothing without PM Modi stepping in? Has BJP left its identity to Modi. Watch the full debate on Taal Thok Ke.

PM Modi enters campaigning sphere; BJP nothing without Modi? Part 2

With assembly elections on the anvil for Maharashtra and Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started campaigning for BJP. The question arises, can BJP do nothing without PM Modi stepping in? Has BJP left its identity to Modi. Watch the full debate on Taal Thok Ke.

Kandhamal bypoll: Election campaign to be videographed

In its bid to ensure a free and fair polling in the by-election to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, the Election Commission has directed videography at all sensitive polling booths and of other important programmes including campaigning.

Hate speech: EC yet to decide on taking action

The Election Commission is yet to take a considered view on the issue of taking action against political parties whose leaders make hate speeches during election campaign.

Mozambique presidential candidate campaigns from bush hide-out

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Narendra Modi rewrote campaigning rules, Congress couldn`t match, confesses Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh admitted that Narendra Modi`s aggressive campaigning delivered a knockout blow to the grand old party, saying that the Congress couldn`t match it and was unprepared for such poll campaigning.

Campaigning for 64 LS seats spread over seven states to end today

Campaigning will end on Monday evening for 64 parliamentary constituencies, spread across seven states, which will go to polls on Wednesday in the eighth phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Ramdev left fuming as Hoshiarpur administration disallows press conference

Hoshiarpur district administration disallowed Ramdev to hold a press conference at Zila Parishad complex here on the ground that the premises belonged to Punjab government, leaving the yoga guru fuming.

Campaign for Uttar Pradesh`s third phase polling ends

Considered to be the most crucial phase which would test the popularity of stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh politics, campaigning for 12 seats going to the polls in third phase on April 24 came to an end Tuesday.

With less than a week left, LS poll campaign peaks in Mumbai

As the poll date nears, candidates in Mumbai are sweating it out criss-crossing through their constituencies undertaking `padyatras` and `jan-sampark` rallies to woo the 98.14 lakh electorate.

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

In a show of strength in Maharashtra for the third and final phase of elections in the state on April 24, the Shiv Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP combine are leaving no stone unturned to draw huge crowd at their rallies.

Jairam Ramesh to campaign in Telangana from Thursday

Senior Congress leader and union Minister Jairam Ramesh will start campaigning for the party in Telangana Thursday.

Campaign in Kerala to end tomorrow

Campaign for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections in Kerala will end Tuesday with leaders raising the battle to a feverish pitch in the final leg as candidates of the Congress-led UDF and the CPI(M)-led LDF are locked in a fierce combat in 20 seats up for grabs.

BJP, Congress workers await top guns to pep up campaign

With barely three weeks to go for voting, party workers of both BJP and Congress are eagerly awaiting their top leaders Narendra Modi, L K Advani, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to pep up the campaign in Tamil Nadu.