INDIAN POLITICIANS

  • Photos: What do politicians do when they're not on campaign trail pestering you for votes? April 29, 2014

    We've seen our politicians constantly engaged in a war of words every time the election wave sweeps over the nation. They will either be badgering you for votes or running the opposition down. At the end of the day they're normal human beings and have their share of fun too....
  • Photos: From 'pagdi' to 'peta', politicians seen wearing ethnic and colourful headgear while campaigning across India April 5, 2014

    It's an image you've seen time and again. A local offers a political leader a headgear from his state during a campaign, the politician accepts it and wears it on his head and photographers have a field day. While campaigning across Punjab, both Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi have been...
  • 'Impotent, hawa hawai, bimbo': You won't believe what some of these trash-talking politicians said ahead of Lok Sabha polls March 31, 2014

    From calling their opponents deranged and comparing them to demons, political candidates and their party members are keeping things classy this election season. A day after Bharatiya Janata Party's PM candidate Narendra Modi criticised Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar over the state of the hailstorm-hit farmers in Maharashtra, Pawar said Modi...
  • Need to change image of politicians in minds of public: Advani February 8, 2013

    Chennai: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday stressed the need to change the image of the average Indian politician in the minds of the public who perceive him to be the root cause of all problems. "I often tell my party colleagues that the principle task before any person...
  • Send friend request, PM updating Facebook profile September 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Regular updates, videos of speeches and links to media clippingsPrime Minister Manmohan Singh is the latest among India's pluggedin generation to join social networking site Facebook. Singh's profile on Facebook is regularly updated and has a picture of him in his trademark blue turban. "I now notice there is a...
  • Politicos strive to replicate Obama phenomena December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The US elections this year were a watershed moment. There was an overwhelming vote for Barack Obama, it was the beginning of a new era, and the elections meant hope for millions in the US as well as all over the world. What helped the Change Express, was...