Burkina Faso talks edge forward after Blaise Compaore blasts `plot`

Burkina Faso`s political parties and civil society groups worked on Sunday to adopt a transition plan for the west African country after the ousting of veteran president Blaise Compaore.

EC guidelines on financial transparency come into force

Election Commission guidelines making it virtually mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability came into effect on Wednesday.

Bringing political parties under RTI would hamper their working: Govt

Bringing political parties under the ambit of the Right to Information Act would hamper their internal working and political rivals may misuse the law thus adversely affecting functioning of the political parties, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Hoardings issue: Non-appearance by political parties annoys HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday expressed displeasure over "no show" by lawyers or representatives of political parties which had been asked to appear in the hearing on public interest litigations against illegal hoardings, banners and posters in public places.

Bihar Assembly rocked by protest by all political parties

Bihar Assembly witnessed ruckus for the second consecutive day on Tuesday with members of all major parties trooping into the well on separate issues forcing adjournment of the House till recess.

After protests, Azam Khan calls for shifting of party offices

In a veiled attack on BJP opposition, SP leader Azam Khan Tuesday termed the protest at the state assembly as "shameful" and suggested that offices of political parties in the vicinity of it be shifted to prevent any such further incident.

Lok Sabha polls: Parties corner vote share, but fail to win seats

Results coming out of Lok Sabha polls show that parties like Mayawati-led BSP and Tamil Nadu`s DMK managed to corner a large number of votes but failed to convert them into seats, while parties with lesser vote share have got seats to show in their kitty.

Rich political parties of taking control of media houses: Mamata

Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee on Monday questioned the role of a section of media and accused "cash loaded" political parties of have taking control of media houses.

Political parties eyeing minority community votes in West Bengal

Political parties like Trinamool Congress, Congress and the Left are eyeing a greater share of around 27 per cent Muslim votes in West Bengal after Narendra Modi`s ascendance in national politics.

FIR to be registered against parties for feeding workers free

Several political parties, including Congress, BJP and SP, were today issued notices by the district administration for violating the model code of conduct by allegedly providing free food to their workers.

Political parties woo Muslims as west UP goes to polls

Muslims have a sizeable presence in the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh that go to polls on Thursday.

Rush to register as political party on LS poll eve; number now at 1,627

The announcement of Lok Sabha elections has seen a rush to register as a political party with as many as 34 new outfits registering themselves with the Election Commission in 16 days.

Google, Facebook, Twitter eye Rs 500-cr social media poll pie

As political parties throng social networking platforms to woo voters, internet giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter are looking for their slice of an estimated Rs 500-crore digital spending pie for this Lok Sabha polls.

CEC meets representatives of political parties

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath held a review meeting with representatives of different political parties here on Thursday.

Parties stoke communalism for votes: Report

Political parties stoke communal sentiments to garner votes, says a report on the Muzaffarnagar riots released Wednesday to educated voters ahead of the general elections.

ECI releases list of election symbols of political parties

Election Commission of India on Friday released the list of election symbols of national, state -recognised, non-recognised and registered political parties and independents for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer here said.

ECI releases list of election symbols of political parties

Election Commission of India on Friday released the list of election symbols of national, state -recognised, non-recognised and registered political parties and independents for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer here said.

59 FIRs registered against political parties till now

In the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls, a total of 59 FIRs have been registered against political parties for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) till Tuesday.

EC cautions political parties against dishonouring national flag

The Election Commission has cautioned political parties against dishonouring the national flag during election rallies while stating that there is no prohibition on its "proper use" in such events.

Odia film stars join political parties

Two prominent Odia film stars and a playback singer Friday joined the Biju Janata Dal here.