Political party can write off or assign loans: Sonia to HC

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in the Delhi High Court the private criminal complaint against her and the summons issued by a trial court in the National Herald case saying a political party is within its right to "write-off" or "assign" a loan.

`Apostates` political party denied approval in Sudan

Sudanese authorities have refused to register a political party based on the ideas of a peaceful Muslim activist who was hanged for apostasy, his daughter said on Sunday.

I will not align with any political party, says Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan said here today that he doesn`t support any political party and would not align with any of them at an event related to his TV show `Satyamev Jayate`.

China`s Bo Xilai supporters set up political party: Founder

Supporters of jailed Chinese politician Bo Xilai have established a new political party, a founder said today, in a rare challenge to the ruling Communist Party.

New political front floated in Jammu and Kashmir

With Lok Sabha and Assembly polls due next year, several marginal political outfits in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday floated People`s United Front (PUF).

Student posters deface Delhi walls; authorities helpless

The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election is scheduled for September 13 and the final list of candidates would be out on September 06.

`Snowden effect` hits Julian Assange`s party fortunes

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has admitted that he prioritized NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden`s issue over his political party which is on the verge of disintegration.

Two new political parties registered in Madhya Pradesh

The new parties registered are - Jai Manavta Party of Bhopal and Jan-Sangharsh Virat Party of Sagar.

Tripathy floats a new political party in Odisha

Pledging to oust the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha, former union minister Braja Kishore Tripathy on Monday floated a new political party "Samata Kranti Dal".

Govt mulling cool-off period for babus before joining party

The government is considering a proposal as per which there would be a cooling-off period for officers who are retiring or leaving its service before they can join a political party.

Fonseka files papers to register new political party in Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka`s former army chief Sarath Fonseka on Tuesday filed documents to register a new political party under his leadership.

Sri Lanka`s ex-army chief to form new political party

Former Sri Lanka Army commander Sarath Fonseka Tuesday filed papers to register a new political party in the island nation under his leadership.

Upendra Kushwaha forms new political party in Bihar

A month after quitting the Rajya Sabha seat as well as the JD(U)`s primary membership, senior leader Upendra Kushwaha launched political party Rashtriya Lok Samata Party with a pledge to oust the NDA government in Bihar.

Maoist student activists torch college bus in Nepal

Student activists belonging to the ruling UCPN-Maoist has set ablaze a college bus here after their demand to establish a unit of the Maoist student`s organisation in the college was rejected.

SC widens scope of pleas against defections

SC held that any member of a party can approach a state Assembly`s speaker to seek disqualification of a party legislator who joins another outfit.

Arvind Kejriwal names political outfit `Aam Aadmi Party’

Over two months after his split with Anna Hazare to take a political plunge, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched his party naming it Aam Aadmi Party.

Arvind Kejriwal to launch political party on Monday

Politician-activist Arvind Kejriwal has said he will launch his political party here Monday.

Ex-Hazare associate still vows to abide by his principles

Gopal Rai has said Arvind Kejriwal`s newly formed political party would abide by the principles of the veteran activist.

Kejriwal`s party envisions direct rule of people

People were fed up of corruption and were coming together to change the politics of the country, activist Arvind Kejriwal said Tuesday shortly before launching his political party.

Kejriwal`s party to be named on Nov 26: Sisodia

Arvind Kejriwal would announce the formation of a new political party today,its name will be announced next month, his key associate has said.