• Chandrababu Naidu's last bid to power hits roadblock 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The 63-year-old Nara Chandrababu Naidu is a worried man. The man who ruled undivided Andhra Pradesh for 9 years and wielded enormous clout at the national level is now battling infighting and trying to save his party. Naidu has been out of power for the past 10 years. He...
  • Bangalore fails to come out and vote at large, only 50 per cent voting 3 days ago

    Bangalore: India's IT city Bangalore has once again lived up to its dubious image of low turn out city! Despite the efforts made by the Election Commission and other non-governmental organizations, the voting percentage did not even touch 55% in the three Lok Sabha seats - Bangalore North, Bangalore Central...
  • NTR family feud spoils BJP-TDP alliance in Andhra Pradesh 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: The TDP - BJP alliance in Andhra Pradesh is on the rocks. The family feud of Telugu cinema legend and former chief minister N T Ramarao is the main reason for the near collapse of the alliance. Their family drama is once again being played out in Andhra Pradesh....
  • Lok Sabha elections: Battle for survival and prestige in Karnataka 4 days ago

    Bangalore: All 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be voting on April 17 in a single phase. This Lok Sabha election has become a true battle of prestige for over a dozen leaders from different political parties. As a well known analyst says prestige of these leaders is at...
  • LS polls: Gowda's last battle in Hassan, Modi jibe gets him sympathy 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Narendra Modi, the BJP's PM nominee, seems to have generated some sympathy for former prime minister HD Deve Gowda across Karnataka. Addressing an election meeting at a Gowda stronghold of Chikkaballapura near Bangalore, Modi offered assistance to Gowda. Reacting to a statement of Gowda that he won't be living...
  • Bellary blues for BJP- huge money recovered, party running for cover 6 days ago

    Bellary: When the Election Commission squad went to raid the office and residence of a local trader Babulal who is known as 'Chor' Babulal on Saturday, they were expecting a few crores or even a lesser amount at his place. But, they were both surprised and shocked after the raid...
  • Rabri Devi and Misa Bharti, only mother-daughter duo in the fray April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: We have more than half a dozen instances of father - son and husband - wife contesting in the Lok Sabha elections. But, we have only one instance of both mother and daughter contesting in the current Lok Sabha elections. Former Bihar chief minister and the RJD chief...
  • Voters determine fate of over 30 key candidates in the first 4 phases April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The voters of India have already determined the fate of more than 30 key candidates in the first four phases of the Lok Sabha elections. The voters have sealed the fate of stalwarts like former BJP president Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur, Union ministers Praful Patel in Bhanda-Gondia, Mukul...
  • HY Sharadaprasad who did not write and Sanjaya Baru who wrote

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    Sanjaya Baru, former media advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has just dropped a bombshell by releasing a tell - all memoir about his...

  • Bellary: Rajnath promises steel capital, Rahul a China of Karnataka April 11, 2014

    Bellary: The BJP national president Rajnath Singh campaigned for the party candidate B Sriramulu in Bellary on Thursday. Addressing a public meeting he said "If we come to power, we will make Bellary a steel capital of Karnataka". The response to this statement was quick. Congress MLA and Union Railways...
  • All four Gandhis vote in Delhi, none have vote in their Lok Sabha seat April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India's 'first' political family the Gandhis have four members in the Parliament. All four are Lok Sabha members. All of them represent Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. But none of them have their votes in their respective Lok Sabha seats. All are registered voters in New Delhi...
  • EC may remove Ananthamurthy, Karnad pictures from public places, buses April 8, 2014

    Bangalore: The Election Commission is facing a unique problem in Karnataka. The opposition BJP and other parties have requested the commission to remove the pictures of Jnanpeeth Award winning Kannada writers Dr UR Ananthamurthy and Girish Karnad from public places till the voting gets over in the state on April...
  • Chandrababu Naidu: A desperate fight for survival in a divided state April 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: 'Politics is a strange world and there are no permanent foes or friends' is an often repeated cliche. The latest to prove this cliched saying right is TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is fighting a 'do or die' battle,...
  • Telangana elections: KCR gambles again April 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhara Rao is now a cult figure across Telangana, India's 29th state. For him, it has been a long journey. KCR who started his political career in the youth Congress under the leadership of late Sanjay Gandhi, later became a top leader...
  • Severe fund crunch hits AAP, candidates opting out April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Four Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates have taken their nomination papers back in the past two days. The main reason is no support from the party to fight the Lok Sabha elections. Its candidates in Farrukhabad, Etah, Agra and Ajmer have opted out. They allege that the party...