April 3, 2009 5:50 pm

Ex-President A P J Abdul Kalam has advised political parties to field candidates who have 'integrity' and can deliver on development.

April 3, 2009 5:49 pm

Robbed off a lion's share of its advertising revenue due to the global economic downturn,the media industry is looking forward to the general elections as a major stimulus and expects business worth Rs 600 crore from promotional campaigns of various parties.

April 3, 2009 4:11 pm

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi assured the electorate of overall development of the State after the Lok Sabha polls.

April 3, 2009 4:07 pm

After a spate of unstable governments,with their tenures cut short,four former chief minister's of Jharkhand are eyeing a seat in the Parliament.

April 3, 2009 3:55 pm

RJD,SP and LJP alliance insisted that their formation is not against the Congress and that Manmohan Singh will remain their PM candidate.

April 3, 2009 3:45 pm

LK Advani dismissed as ‘farcical illusion’ the idea of a Third Front government and said the tussle is between BJP-led NDA and Congress,which is ‘losing’ its allies.

April 3, 2009 3:07 pm

An anonymous call warning that some’terrorists’ carrying bombs are travelling in one of the coaches of the Mangalore-Chennai express train turned out to be a hoax.

April 3, 2009 3:03 pm

Attacking the BJP for its manifesto,Congress said the party was ‘not in tune’ with India and had ‘lost’ its way.

April 3, 2009 2:59 pm

District Magistrate said that Maneka Gandhi had sought permission to meet Varun but he had told her that she can only meet him after April 8.

April 3, 2009 2:21 pm

Defence Minister A K Antony said that the Government had no role in the CBI's decision to close the probe against Jagdish Tytler.

April 3, 2009 2:06 pm

The Central Industrial Security Force has sought the Navy's help to train its men for maritime security duties.

April 3, 2009 1:50 pm

Though RJD and LJP have formed an alliance severing ties with the Congress,the coalition has two leaders harbouring ambitions for the post of PM.

April 3, 2009 1:38 pm

Former union steel minister Braja Kishore Tripathy has resigned from the party,protesting against Patnaik's decision to drop him from candidate list.

April 3, 2009 1:37 pm

BJP has chalked out a detailed poll campaign plan for L K Advani who is fighting Lok Sabha election from the Gandhinagar seat.

April 3, 2009 12:58 pm

CPI national secretary D Raja told the joint public meeting that NCP chief Sharad Pawar would address them over phone.

April 3, 2009 11:54 am

A second e-mail was received by Hotel Taj Mahal Palace and Tower on March 31 threatening to carry out an explosion,police officials said.

April 3, 2009 11:51 am

US Congressmen have insisted that Islamabad must be made accountable in lieu of the massive aid.

April 3, 2009 11:48 am

DTC will have another 180 low floor buses added to its existing fleet of 350 buses in April.

April 3, 2009 11:23 am

Former Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh said Pawar's decision to attend Third Front rally in Bhubaneshwar came as a shocker for Congress.

April 3, 2009 11:01 am

Congress has put up a candidate to take on LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan from Hajipur in Bihar,days after the state party joined hands with RJD.

April 3, 2009 10:53 am

Where does the Srinagar city’s sewage go? The mouth of the city’s 15 major drains open into the Dal Lake,polluting its waters on a daily basis.

April 3, 2009 10:38 am

Prime Minister expressed confidence that Congress will once again emerge as the 'number one party' in the country in LS polls.

April 3, 2009 9:55 am

The Etah jail,where BJP leader Varun Gandhi is lodged,is the only district jail in the country,which has an ISO: 9001 (2000) mark.

April 3, 2009 9:15 am

Ruling BJD gave tickets both for Lok Sabha and assembly elections to those politicians who had recently joined the regional party in Orissa.

April 3, 2009 9:10 am

Mahatma Gandhi is revered all over the country,but people at a sleepy little village remember him in a very special way - by worshipping his idol.

April 3, 2009 9:05 am

The prestigious Kolkata South constituency,from where Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee is contesting for the sixth time,has undergone a sea change after delimitation.

April 3, 2009 1:41 am

The BJP manifesto for the Lok Sabha election released Friday reached out to its core Hindutva constituency.

April 2, 2009 8:50 pm

Congress leader and party candidate from North-East Delhi Jagdish Tytler said that the CBI's clean chit to him once again proved 'his innocence' in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

April 2, 2009 7:45 pm

Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh met the party's Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani 'to clarify' on the issue of alleged distribution of cash.

April 2, 2009 7:41 pm

Filmmaker-turned-politician Prakash Jha has assets worth Rs 55 crore.

April 2, 2009 7:23 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad claimed on Thursday that the party has entered into a 'lifetime' alliance with Lok Janshakti Party.

April 2, 2009 6:36 pm

The Left Front in West Bengal alleged that a 'conspiracy' was afoot by various forces including the US to defeat the coalition in upcoming elections.

April 2, 2009 6:26 pm

Congress expressed its displeasure over NCP Chief Sharad Pawar's plan to attend a rally of the Third Front in Bhubaneswar.

April 2, 2009 5:14 pm

Air India got reprieve from the Supreme Court which stayed a consumer court's order.

April 2, 2009 5:06 pm

The EC will decide on Monday on the issue of alleged distribution of cash by senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh.

April 2, 2009 4:58 pm

China and India are likely to come out of the global economic crisis earlier than the rest of the world.