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Sonia Gandhi to use 'Ganga' as a weapon in Varanasi to discredit PM Modi

Sonia Gandhi to use 'Ganga' as a weapon in Varanasi to discredit PM Modi

A little over two years ago, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, had told a sea of supporters and party workers that he had been beckoned by the Ganga to come to Varanasi to contest the Lok Sabha elections. 

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

It is for the first time that the poll panel has officially said it could conduct Lok Sabha and state polls together.

PM Narendra Modi's idea: Hold all elections simultaneously, save time and money

PM Narendra Modi's idea: Hold all elections simultaneously, save time and money

As per the PM's proposal, elections at all levels - panchayats, urban local bodies, state Assemblies and Parliament - should be held simultaneously.

NDA likely to win 301 seats if polls were to be held tomorrow: Survey

NDA likely to win 301 seats if polls were to be held tomorrow: Survey

In an opinion poll released on Tuesday, the performance of Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has been rated "above average".

Rahul Gandhi has cheated people of Amethi: Smriti Irani

Sharpening her attack on Rahul Gandhi, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday accused the Congress Vice-President of cheating the people of his Lok Sabha constituency, whom he had described as his extended family.

Subramanian Swamy targets Arun Jaitley on black money, inflation

 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday targeted Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on black money and inflation, saying the mechanism adopted for repatriating the illegal wealth stashed abroad will not serve the intended purpose.

After good show in Lok Sabha polls, BJP loses steam in Bengal politics

A year after BJP registered a "good" show in West Bengal in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, lack of leadership, infighting and its alleged understanding with the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) seem to have begun to take a toll on the outfit in the key eastern state.

Court rejects plea against security to MPs facing criminal cases

A Delhi court on Saturday dismissed a plea seeking an order to restrain the police and other central forces from providing security to Member of Parliament (MPs) against whom criminal cases are pending.

BJP hits out at Congress for criticism on Myanmar operation

BJP on Thursday hit out at Congress for criticising the government on the Myanmar operation, saying it was speaking Pakistan's "language" instead of playing the role of a constructive opposition.

Court dismisses plea against Modi in poll code breach case

A local court on Monday dismissed an application which had sought action against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for violation of election-related laws during last year's Lok Sabha elections.

Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK juggernaut set to roll: Analyst

 With former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa being acquitted in a disproportionate assets case on Monday, the AIADMK juggernaut is all set to roll in the 2016 assembly elections, said a political analyst.

Smriti Irani to visit Rahul Gandhi's constituency on May 12

Union Minister Smriti Irani will visit Rahul Gandhi's constituency Amethi on May 12 to meet farmers affected by untimely rains, but an irked Congress has said it will oppose it over the cancellation of food park project.

Verdict in poll code breach case against Modi likely on May 11

 A local court on Thursday concluded hearing in the case related to an alleged breach of election laws by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Lok Sabha elections last year and the order may be pronounced on May 11.

Punjab AAP expels Jyoti Mann for anti-party activities

Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party has expelled its senior leader Jyoti Mann Akshara, who had contested Lok Sabha elections from Jalandhar, for "anti-party activities".

Modi gifted copy of book on his Lok Sabha campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday received a copy of "The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi's campaign to transform India" from its British author Lance Price.

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Chidambram blames high inflation for UPA's defeat in Lok Sabha elections

Former finance minister P Chidambram on Sunday said the fiscal stimulus package inducted between 2009 and 2011 was a collective decision of the government that led to breaching of fiscal and revenue deficits and high inflation for which people punished the UPA government in the Lok Sabha elections.

I was impressed by Narendra Modi's gesture: Shashi Tharoor

 Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his gesture of congratulating him after winning the Lok Sabha elections, saying he did not expect him to reach out after their "nasty" spat.

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.