12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand gun battle
12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand gun battle

Twelve Maoists were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Tuesday when the insurgents were on their way to collect levy and threaten local contractors engaged in the bidi business, police said.

Union minister Naqvi gets bail, courts stays conviction

A district court has stayed the conviction of Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for violating prohibitory orders in the run-up to the 2009 Lok Sabha election, and granted him bail.

Award for locating 'Missing Mulayam'! BJP puts up poster against Azamgarh MP

According to reports, State BJP unit has put up posters against Azamgarh MP Mulayam Singh Yadav for not visiting his constituency even once since he was elected in the Lok Sabha election.

Lok Sabha results brought revolutionary change: BJP

 The BJP on Thursday claimed that results of Lok Sabha elections have triggered a "revolutionary change" infusing national perspective into the assembly elections earlier contested on local issues.

Petition in HC challenging Modi's election deferred to Oct 31

The Allahabad High Court on Friday deferred till October 31 hearing on a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.

Maharashtra polls to be repeat of LS election results for Cong-NCP: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said that with Congress and NCP having decided to unitedly fight upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, the alliance would meet with the same fate as it did in Lok Sabha polls.

Cong poll review meet sees members regretting alliance with RJD

Bihar Congress on Wednesday held a review meeting after the Lok Sabha election debacle with party leaders regretting the tie-up with RJD and proposing an alliance with JD(U) in state assembly polls next year.

Victory in J&K mandate for national integration: BJP

BJP unit of Jammu and Kashmir today said the party`s victory in the Lok Sabha election in the state is a mandate for national integration and against those demanding autonomy and indulging in divisive politics.

Lotus blooms, Congress wilts in Karnataka

The Lok Sabha election has been a god-sent opportunity for a bruised BJP in Karnataka to bounce back a year after it was dumped, thanks to a "Modi wave" under which the Congress wilted during peak summer.

Congress leader admits defeat in Seemandhra

A day before the counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election, a senior Congress leader Thursday admitted the party`s defeat in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh.

Differences in ruling NPF as CM set to leave office

Amid differences in the ruling Naga People`s Front (NPF) over choosing his successor, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed worry over the current situation and said the party must stay united in the interest of the people.

Plea to defer Gautam Buddh Nagar poll dismissed

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking the postponement of the Lok Sabha election in the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency.

Chamling dangles crorepati dream

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has promised to make every Sikkimese a `crorepati` if he or she votes for his Sikkim Democratic Front in the April 12 Lok Sabha election, inviting criticism from his opponents.

2014 Lok Sabha Election - Some facts

Following are some facts about the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections that begin Monday

BJP`s manifesto release on April 7 will amount to MCC violation: EC

The BJP may land in trouble if it releases its election manifesto April 7 as it will be in violation of the model code of conduct, Election Commissioner HS Brahma said here Saturday.

Will put up best fight against Rahul Gandhi: Irani

Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani Tuesday said she will put up the best fight against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and is confident of winning the Lok Sabha election in Amethi.

People won`t tolerate poor governance: President Pranab Mukherjee

With the Lok Sabha election less than 10 days away, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said people will no longer accept non-transparent and unresponsive administration.

Rakhi Sawant to contest from Mumbai North-West

Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant Wednesday said she is going to contest the Lok Sabha election from the Mumbai North-West constituency on the plank of restoring women`s safety in the metropolis.

LS polls: Congress names 50 candidates, Chidambaram opts out

Union Minister P Chidambaram has opted out of the Lok Sabha election with the party on Thursday night nominating his son Karti from his constituency Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu.

Elections 2014: Time to exercise your fundamental right

Voting is a fundamental right of a citizen of a democracy and it helps in building the nation of our dreams.