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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.