French PM has conceded that his country is in competition with US with regard to bagging commercial deals for nuclear plants in India.
Uttar Pradesh,which sends maximum number of LS members,also tops the chart of 2004 election winners who did not even secure one-third of the total votes cast.
At a time when thousands of tons of garbage find its way into the Dal,NGO's have come to the rescue.
Chidambaram has asked the Rajasthan government to remain on high alert against infiltration of terrorists from across the border.
The Congress alleged that the BJP candidate was strongly influenced by his mother Maneka Gandhi.
CEC N Gopalaswami has said it has done its duty and it was for the saffron party to 'take it or leave it.'
An eight-year-old girl was raped and bludgeoned to death allegedly by her former tutor in west Delhi,police said.
Patna HC disallowed controversial RJD MP from Siwan Md Shahabuddin's petition seeking to contest polls in Bihar by refusing to stay his conviction.
The Delhi HC observed that judges should not be treated like MPs,MLAs on the issue of asset declaration since such information about them may be misused.
The Left parties said that they had negated all the "anti-people" policies of the UPA govt which heightened the burden on the people and compromised national sovereignty.
Out of the 738 candidates announced by various parties,including Congress and BJP,63 nominees have a criminal background.
In an unusually combative mood,Manmohan Singh said BJP cannot take the country forward and would not be able to strengthen the forces of unity.
PM said Advani played a "prominent role" in the Babri Masjid demolition,presided over Gujarat riots and failed to prevent terror attacks on Parliament and Red Fort as Home Minister.
Congress said that Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta will canvass for the party in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls.
With leaders of political parties switching loyalties after being denied tickets,RJD has become 'favourite poaching ground' for NDA and RJD's ally Congress in Bihar.
In times of economic slowdown,designers are turning more towards accessories to attract sales and provide the flourish that glams up an outfit.
BJP said Prime Minister has no right to lecture them on morality and accused him of 'completely diminishing' the office of the high post.
Priyanka Gandhi said that religion is 'no one's personal asset' after the saffron party took exception to her reference to Bhagwad Gita.
The Lok Janshakti Party announced candidates for 12 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar and three in Jharkhand.
Congress and JDS in Karnataka voiced fears to the Election Commission that the ruling BJP might misuse official machinery during Lok Sabha polls.
Releasing the Congress manifesto for 2009 Lok Sabha polls along with party President Sonia Gandhi,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh termed BJP's defence of Varun Gandhi's comments with communal overtone as shameful. He said Left parties and BJP have 'negative mindset' which cannot take the nation forward.
NCP leader P A Sangma,a nine-time MP,said though Sharad Pawar is not in the race now,but anything might happen.
NCP and Sena are each contesting 22 seats while their respective allies Cong and BJP are contesting 26 seats each.
Despite being elected as the Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party after the 2004 elections,Sonia had refused to take over the top job.
Congress nominee and community leader Krishna Tirath has a clear edge over BJP candidate Meera Kanwaria in the Jatav dominated reserved NW Delhi seat.