Pakistan: Taliban threatens to kill children of Army personnel, politicians

Taliban has issued another threat – stop killing our terrorists or we will target the children of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army officials.

Angelina Jolie interested in politics
Angelina Jolie interested in politics

Actress Angelina Jolie says her humanitarian works has furthered her interest in politics.

DNA: Why is India's alert system on silent mode?

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test on why India's Alert system is on silent mode.

Why politicise J&K floods? Part-II

Jammu and Kashmir is battling the worst floods that has hit the state in the last 60 years. While the flood situation in the state has worsen, why politicians are politicising it.

Yardstick for judiciary should also apply for ministers: SC

The Supreme Court has made it clear that the yardstick followed in appointments in judiciary and civil services of not inducting persons with doubtful integrity should also be applied while appointing minsters.

Political workers can`t stay after campaign ends: EC

The Election Commission has put restrictions on the presence of political functionaries in Patiala (urban) and Talwandi Sabo Assembly constituencies where by-polls are to be held on August 21, after the campaign period is over.

Gopinath Munde joins long list of popular politicians felled by road accident

Every life lost to a road accident is most avoidable! But when public representatives who have been chosen to govern the nation are killed in road accidents, it shows that the road safety standards in the country are up for urgent review.

Romario, Bebeto fight over World Cup

As team-mates they brought home the 1994 World Cup for Brazil, but as politicians Romario and Bebeto have become bitter rivals over the hosting of this year`s tournament.

Politicians anxious in anticipation of 2014 poll results

Cutting across party lines, most politicians appear to be anxious about the results they will achieve from the 2014 general elections.

Armed Kurdish group free two abducted Turkish soldiers

Two Turkish soldiers kidnapped by an armed Kurdish group in the southeast of the country were released after pro-Kurdish politicians intervened on their behalf, a security source said Friday.

Deepika hopes politicians will live upto their promises

Actress Deepika Padukone said here today that she hopes that promises made by politicians are fulfilled this time.

Netas yet to click ‘like’ button for social media

After all social media is not exactly the game changer as it was supposed to be this election.

Netas engage in no-holds barred slugfest in 2014 polls

The 2014 Lok Sabha elections seem to have become one of the ugliest polls in the country with political leaders engaging in a no-holds barred slugfest with the opponents.

79% feel politicians should not contest elections from two constituencies: Zee News poll

A large section of people in the country feel that politicians should not contest from two constituencies for the Lok Sabha polls.

20 percent candidates in third phase have criminal cases

Nearly 20 per cent of contestants in the third phase of Lok Sabha election have criminal cases against them, with Kerala topping the list among 13 states, while an AAP nominee has been charged with 28 serious offences.

DGCA to keep an eye on air charter firms flying politicians

With the DGCA cracking the whip on air charter firms flouting safety norms, the companies busy flying politicians for poll campaign would now report to the aviation regulator on operational issues once every week from tomorrow.

Zee News poll finds most people don`t believe celebs make better politicians

In the 2014 poll season, celebrities like Kirron Kher and Rakhi Sawant may be entering the Lok Sabha battle but the task ahead for them is not easy.

Politicians not a threat to media: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said politicians aren`t as much of a threat to the "independent media" as "spare cash" being used to "mop up" electronic and print media groups.

Assam politicians very polite: NSG chief

Politicians in Assam have come in for high praise for their `polite` behaviour by the chief of India`s elite commando force National Security Guard -- the accolade coming at a time when the political class nowadays is regarded as arrogant and brash.

Consultation on poll reforms sees differing views on disqualification

The national level consultations on decriminalising politics and disqualifying those who file false affidavits today threw up differing opinions.