India Elections

India Elections

India’s Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate

For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing...

Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant

India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centres after exit polls predicted...

Opposition leaders set for informal meet to discuss non-NDA alliance

Top opposition leaders will meet in the national capital on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA alliance staking claim to government formation...

TMC seeks meeting with EC in aftermath of Shah roadshow violence

The TMC on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra...

I am not an outsider; have come here to campaign for BJP: Amit Shah

BJP national president Amit Shah has rebutted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's charge that he is an "outsider" in West Bengal and said he has...

PM Modi On Time Magazine Cover With Controversial Headline

Popular US news magazine Time on Friday revealed the cover of its new international issue and it is already causing a stir in India.The...

LS polls: 63% voting in sixth phase; BJP candidate attacked in Bengal

BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh was attacked in West Bengal and a poll officer was allegedly beaten up by an MLA of the saffron party...

Only ‘Tai’ can admonish me Modi on Sumitra Mahajan

Praising Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for her "dedication" towards work, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said that she was the only BJP leader...

BJP to protest against Mamata govt’s bar on Shah rally in Jadhavpur

Accusing the West Bengal government of not allowing BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Jadhavpur, the saffron party said on Monday the Election Commission...

In Battle for West Bengal’s Bankura, a Three-cornered Fight and an ‘Outsider’ Tag

The formidable organisational prowess of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is up against a surging BJP and the last remnants of the Left in...