EC is keen to rope popular figures like MS Dhoni with 'non-political background' as Poll Ambassadors to motivate young voters to vote.
The Election Commission issued a stern warning to political leaders against personal attacks during election campaigns.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that he does not believe in making tall promises but in result based performance.
A court allowed Delhi Police to arrest three accused in connection with the murder of TV Journalist Soumya Viswanathan.
Congress criticised L K Advani for being 'silent' on the party's candidate from Pilibhit,Varun Gandhi's,hate speeches.
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said that he had not received any Notice or letter from the EC about a case of violation of code of conduct.
AIADMK formalised its alliance with the PMK allotting seven seats for its junior partner for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Supporters shouting 'Jai Shri Ram' tried to block roads to prevent the movement of police leading to a clash between the two sides.
After roping in SRK and Preity for canvassing,the Congress will bring Salman to campaign for the party.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh disclosed that he had offered a Ministerial post to Rahul Gandhi who had refused it.
BJPs Young Turk Varun Gandhi will say that he 'fought' for the 'swabhiman (self esteem) of the Hindus' and has 'no problems' in going to jail 'for the cause'. He will also add that this doesnt mean that 'he is against any community'.
Fresh after snapping ties with the UPA after five years of partnership the PMK remained non-committal about the post-poll scenario.
In view of general elections,the Govt extended the tenure of Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta by three months.
BJP has ruled out using Varun Gandhi as one of its star campaigner saying he was not a national level leader.
PMK's decision to go the AIADMK way in LS polls and DMDK ruling out alliance with any party is a cause of concern for DMK-Cong combine.
JDU said that there is no need of Varun Gandhis services for NDA campaign in the state.
An Islamic organisation in New Delhi has moved a Delhi court against embattled BJP leader Varun Gandhi seeking to bar him from contesting elections.
India faces the threat of another major terror attack with Pak seemingly losing control of its militant proxies,a leading US think tank has warned.
BJP leader L K Advani said Manmohan Singh would be more acceptable to the common people if he becomes a Lok Sabha member.
Cong sought to play down the effect of its ally PMK in TN going with opposition AIADMK,saying it had made every effort to keep the UPA intact.
Hitting back at Congress,two UPA constituents and an ally,RJD,LJP and SP,announced the formation of a 'secular alliance' that will contest 120 seats in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar unitedly. 'We three are together. We will fight jointly in North India,' declared Amar Singh in New Delhi.
The UPA lost a key ally in Tamil Nadu on Thursday after an overwhelming majority of PMK general council members voted in favour of allying with AIADMK for the LS polls. After days of wavering,the result of the voting was quite decisive 2453 in favour of joining Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK against 117 supporting a DMK led front.
Varun Gandhi is likely to move the Supreme Court on Friday to seek a stay on the FIR lodged against him for making inflammatory speeches.
Losing elections for 22 times has done nothing to dampen the spirits of 80-year-old rickshaw puller Jaglal.
A US FBI team comprising law officials is in the Capital and will visit Mumbai soon to finalise its own chargesheet.