When Pranab got a "dressing down" from Indira Gandhi

New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss.

Eyes on 2017 UP Assembly polls, SP tries to woo Dalits

Sensing an opportunity in the dismal showing by BSP in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party is silently working towards weaning away its arch-rival's Dalit vote bank with an eye on the 2017 Assembly polls.

Akalis exchange blows in party meeting

A local meeting of Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday witnessed some acrimonious scenes with members exchanging blows after a heated argument over party's performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

Eviction procedure against MP Neeraj Shekhar 'deplorable': Samajwadi Party

Samajwadi Party (SP) has strongly criticised the eviction procedure against its MP Neeraj Shekhar, over which there was an uproar on Monday in Rajya Sabha, with party leader Ram Gopal Yadav saying that such an action was "deplorable" and had never happened before.

Modi government still in honeymoon period: Sitaram Yechuri

Hitting out at BJP-led Central government, senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechuri on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government is enjoying the "honeymoon phase", and people will soon start reacting to its "failures".

Modi hasn't fulfilled any of his election promises: Mulayam

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to fulfil any of his election-time commitments, including the promise to bring the black money back.

Gujarat High Court reserves order in Modi affidavit case

The Gujarat High Court on concluded hearing on a plea filed by an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member seeking issuance of notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with his 2012 election affidavit.

Organisational polls should reinvigorate, rejuvenate Congress: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said the organisational elections should be utilised to "reinvigorate and rejuvenate" the party following the debacle in the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.

Election Commission to present awards to media organisations

The Election Commission of India (ECI) plans to give away the National Media Awards to media houses for conducting campaigns to educate and make voters aware of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Godse should have targeted Nehru, says RSS; Congress hits back
Godse should have targeted Nehru, says RSS; Congress hits back

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has stirred a hornet's nest by suggesting in an article in its mouthpiece 'Kesari' that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse should have killed former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru instead.

Raj Thackeray speaks of state autonomy, says MNS won't contest LS polls

Justifying his party's demand for autonomy for states, as spelled out in its 'blue-print' for Maharashtra's development, Raj Thackeray on Monday said MNS would not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections henceforth.

Recast of AAP's Kerala unit on the cards

In view of its poor show in the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala and internal commotions, the state unit of Aam Admi Party is all set for a total revamp based on the "Mission Vistaar" announced by the party's national leadership.

Rajasthan CM Raje takes a swipe at PM Modi?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that if "anyone" thinks that that person was responsible for the BJP's sweeping victory in the Lok Sabha elections this year and Assembly polls last year, then the person should have a "rethink", comments interpreted as a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in America 15 years ago

In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections,Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, the Kargil War and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Offence registered against Rajasthan for inflammatory speech

A non-cognisable offence has been registered against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech during campaigning ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, police said on Friday.

Bypoll results: BJP suffers jolt in Rajasthan, loses ground in UP

BJP suffered a jolt in Rajasthan winning just one of the four seats and was losing ground in Uttar Pradesh where Samajwadi Party(SP) was ahead during counting of votes in the bypolls Tuesday exactly four months after it swept the two states in Lok Sabha elections.

Smriti Irani to build Amethi as political base, to push for development

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani might have lost the recent Lok Sabha election to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, but she has no plans of abandoning the constituency, and is instead planning to develop it as her political base.

Desertion in Congress due to Lok Sabha poll results: Adhir

In the wake of party MLAs, leaders and workers regularly deserting the party, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday said the trend is due to the party's performance in the Lok Sabha Elections.

Counting for MP by-polls on Monday

The ruling BJP and Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh are eagerly waiting for the results to be declared on Monday of the by-elections to three Assembly seats held last week.

Election now will fetch BJP more seats: Opinion poll

As the Narendra Modi government prepares to complete three months, a survey has found that the BJP will get 314 seats, 32 more than what it got, if a Lok Sabha election was held now.