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Nitish Kumar credits all political parties for liquor ban in Bihar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said all political parties were together on imposition of a total ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in Bihar, put into action after in-depth study of prohibition in various states.

Funds spent by political parties 'unaccounted': Delhi HC

Most of the public funds spent by political parties to fight elections are "unaccounted", the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday as it called for a slew of legislative measures to effectively check the influence of such money on the electoral process.

EC discusses poll reforms with 35 parties

The Election Commission on Saturday held a meeting with six recognised national and 29 state political parties here to discuss issues related to electoral reforms and conduct of elections.

PM Modi reaches out to Opposition, to meet leaders of major political parties

With issues like President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, Pathankot terror terror attack and JNU row set to generate heat in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached out to the Opposition by convening a meeting of leaders of major political parties on Tuesday.

Soon policy to allot land to political parties in Delhi: Minister

The AAP government will soon be coming up with a policy to allot land for office of all political parties in the national capital, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said.

Bombay HC pulls up political parties for hoardings across Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday warned political parties of contempt action for putting up illegal hoardings, posters and banners across Maharashtra.

Bihar polls: Political parties meet CEC with demands, suggestions for fair polls

Representatives of various political parties on Sunday met the Election Commission.

Decision on Netaji files taken with election in mind: Political parties

Political parties in West Bengal have said PM Narendra Modi's decision to declassify Netaji files from Jan 23, 2016 is an attempt to hijack the legacy of Bose.

Janamashtami: Lack-luster excitement during dahi-handi ritual

The dahi-handi ritual celebrated during Janamashtami is normally celebrated with utmost excitement and enthusiasm. However, this year, the festivities lacked the gusto. Find out more about dahi-handi here.

Political parties can't be under RTI Act: Centre tells SC

Political parties can't be under RTI Act: Centre tells SC

Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court on Monday.

Speaker meets representatives of political parties in Lok Sabha

 Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday held a meeting with representatives of all political parties in the Lok Sabha to find a way out of the logjam in the lower house.

PETA urges parties not to use animals in election campaigns

The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday asked all political parties not to use animals during election campaigns.

PM Modi hopes for a fruitful monsoon session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoped that a lot of "good decisions" will be taken during parliament's monsoon session that began on Tuesday.

SC notice to Centre on plea to get political parties under RTI

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, including Congress and BJP, on a plea to declare all national and regional political parties "public authorities" to bring them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

I am opposed to 'one-man shows' in political parties: LK Advani

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani, who created a flutter yesterday with his apprehensions of Emergency again in India, on Friday clarified that it was not aimed at any individual but said he was against "one-man shows" in political parties and asked leaders to be modest like Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Taking cue from Modi, Bihar parties take fight to ''virtual media''

 Impressed by the tremendous political benefits reaped by BJP and AAP due to high-voltage social media and high-end digital campaigning in the 2014 Lok Sabha and Delhi assembly elections, Bihar parties too are eagerly jumping on to the e-bandwagon.

Nepal parties ink historic agreement

The four major political parties of Nepal on Monday night inked a 16-point agreement to federate the country into eight federal provinces, paving the way for the promulgation of a new constitution.

PIL in SC for bringing political parties under RTI

Democratic rights and RTI activists have urged the Supreme Court to declare all national and regional political parties as "public authorities" and bring them within the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Prabhu seeks support of political parties to pass GST bill

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has sought support of all political parties to make India the single largest market in the world by implementing the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the country.

Political parties welcome SC's stay on Delhi government's circular

Political parties on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court order putting on hold the Delhi government's circular that called for criminal defamation cases against the media.