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Moderate polling reported across Nagaland

April 16, 2009 12:24:39 pm

Moderate to brisk polling was reported on Thursday during the first hours from across Nagaland for election to the lone parliamentary seat.

Cong faces tough task against AGP-BJP combine in Dibrugarh

April 16, 2009 12:16:23 pm

Cong candidate Paban Singh Ghatowar,a former Union minister and a three-time MP,is contesting against the AGP's Sarbananda Sonowal.

About 15 pct votes cast in early hours in Manipur

April 16, 2009 12:09:17 pm

About 15 per cent of a total of 9.02 lakh voters in outer Manipur parliamentary constituency exercised their franchise during first four hours on Thursday.

Two JK villages boycott polls protesting govt ‘apathy’

April 16, 2009 12:06:06 pm

Protesting against the state government's alleged failure to fulfil their basic demands of road,power and water supply,two villages in Poonch have boycotted the polls.

10-12 per cent turnout in Arunachal

April 16, 2009 12:01:44 pm

An estimated 10-12 per cent votes were polled in the first two hours of the polling in the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh.

Clash between PDP,NC workers stalls polling in JK

April 16, 2009 12:00:26 pm

Polling was stalled for nearly half an hour when workers of PDP and National Conference clashed with each other at Salwa polling station.

Only 10 per cent voting in Uttar Pradesh

April 16, 2009 11:34:17 am

Polling began on a slow note in Uttar Pradesh with only 10 per cent voters turning up to exercise their franchise in first three hours of polling.

Polling begins in Meghalaya

April 16, 2009 11:21:09 am

A total of 12,77,879 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise,while eleven candidates - seven for Shillong and four for Tura LS seats - are in the fray.

‘Fourth Front’ will play spoilers for some main contestants: Pranab

April 16, 2009 11:06:17 am

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that the 'Fourth Front' comprising SP,LJP and RJD would split secular votes.

Lalu among political heavyweights in first phase of polls

April 16, 2009 11:04:54 am

Sitting Union Ministers Lalu Prasad,Praful Patel,S Jaipal Reddy,Renuka Chowdhury are testing electoral waters in the first phase of general elections.

Ajit Jogi’s secretary,2 others abducted

April 16, 2009 11:03:25 am

Ex-Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's political secretary Shailesh Nitin Trivedi and two others were allegedly abducted and assaulted by some unknown persons.

Central Congress leaders to campaign for NC in Kashmir

April 16, 2009 10:30:19 am

Despite Congress not contesting from any of the three parliamentary seats in Kashmir,senior Congress leaders from different parts of the country will be seen addressing poll rallies in the Valley.

Moderate polling in Jammu

April 16, 2009 10:24:56 am

Moderate polling was reported from the Jammu Lok Sabha constituency that went to polls in the first phase of elections.

FIR against Cong candidate from Deoria

April 16, 2009 9:52:58 am

An FIR has been registered against Congress candidate from Deoria for allegedly beating up a BSP worker in a village in the district.

Hardeep Singh Puri named India’s Permanent Envoy to UN

April 16, 2009 9:39:38 am

Hardeep Singh Puri,a Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs,has been chosen as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

Naxalites attack polling booths in Chhattisgarh

April 16, 2009 9:00:33 am

Naxals attacked polling booths in Dantewada and Narainpur regions in Chhattisgarh,triggering IED blasts and exchanging fire with security forces as polling began in the state.

First phase,Naxals cast their bullet

April 16, 2009 2:20:30 am

Naxals struck in a big way in Bihar,Jharkhand,Chhattisgarh and Orissa killing 18 people.

French Rafale out of race for IAF fighters

April 16, 2009 2:15:03 am

The French Rafael fighter has been knocked off a $ 10 billion contract to provide 126 combat aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

Another shoe,this time aimed at Advani

April 16, 2009 2:00:15 am

A slipper was lobbed at BJP leader LK Advani by a former functionary of the saffron party during a public meeting in Katni.

Foreign student gangraped in Mumbai,three arrested

April 15, 2009 8:33:32 pm

Three youths have been arrested for allegedly gang raping a foreign national completing a post graduate course at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Karat turns down PM’s tie-up proposition

April 15, 2009 7:41:11 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeared to be keeping Congress options open for a tie up with the Left parties and other allies fighting his party in the post-poll scenario,saying he has had a good experience working with all of them.

Cong fields candidate against Lalu

April 15, 2009 6:54:15 pm

Congress announced its party candidate for Patliputra constituency of Bihar from where RJD chief Lalu Prasad is contesting.

Delhi police files spl chargesheet against Peerbhoy

April 15, 2009 6:35:54 pm

Delhi police filed a supplementary chargesheet against four suspected terrorists of Indian Mujahideen including its media cell head Mansoor Asghar Peerbhoy.

If Pak can’t investigate,let FBI or India do it: Chidambaram

April 15, 2009 5:37:39 pm

There are media reports that in a dossier sent to Pakistan,the DNA reports of arrested terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab and the slain terrorist Abu Ismail were identical.

Pre-poll violence: 11 ultras killed in last couple of days

April 15, 2009 5:20:27 pm

The number of militants killed during the 'Operation Summer Storm' launched at Loktak lake and surrounding area in Manipur's Bishenpur district went up to 11.