Triumph of the BJP's Hindu nationalist card

An electoral face-off between a religious/nationalist party and a gaggle of vaguely ..

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CM Pinarayi Vijayan congratulates PM Modi on victory
India wins yet again, says PM
Karnataka: BJP leads in 23, JD-S 1, Congress 3
Mamata Banerjee

Rise of the Right in Bengal will be a novel phenomenon

Mamata Banerjee's prime ministerial ambitions may have been severely jolted by the violence during the West Bengal elections which ..


Bollywood celebrities vote in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities including Aamir Khan, Rekha, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Tiger Shroff, Urmila Matondkar, ..

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EVM glitches reported at Kovalam; Collector dismisses complaint

Thiruvananthapuram: A serious error in electronic voting machines interrupted voting at Chowara in Kovalam. According to reports, a ..


Voting begins for 3rd and largest phase of LS polls in 14 states, UTs

New Delhi: Voting began Tuesday for 117 Lok Sabha seats, including all constituencies in Kerala and Gujarat, with BJP president Amit ..


Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar cast vote

Chennai: Popular Tamil stars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Ajith and Suriya among others cast their vote here on Thursday. Other ..

kc venugopal

I suspect PM carries money when going for campaigns: K C Venugopal

Kozhikode: AICC general secretary K C Venugopal on Thursday said that he suspects whether prime minister and other ministers carry ..


It's strength of Babasaheb's Constitution that chaiwala is PM: Modi

Aligarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday hailed the contribution of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, saying it is the ..


Clashes between TDP, YSRC workers; EVM glitches as polling underway in Andhra

Amaravati(AP): Clashes broke out on Thursday between workers of Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress at various places in Andhra Pradesh ..


From Rahul Gandhi to PK Sreemathi, candidates to have tough battle with namesake candidates

With Lok Sabha polls round the corner, all the fronts are upset over the namesake candidates in various constituencies. Political parties ..


BJP manifesto in Odisha promises welfare schemes for women, farmers, tribals

Bhubaneswar: Promising a corruption free administration in Odisha, the Opposition BJP Sunday pledged several welfare schemes for women, ..

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Bribery video: Complaint lodged with EC against MK Raghavan

Kozhikode: A complaint has been lodged with the Election Commission against UDF candidate in Kozhikode constituency for Lok Sabha election, ..


Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to campaign in Wayanad, BJP hopes PM Modi's visit

Thiruvananthapuram: The Lok Sabha election campaign in Wayanad will stage an open battle between BJP and Congress in the coming days ..


Saritha S Nair files nomination from Wayanad

Kalpetta: Saritha S Nair has filed nomination papers from Wayanad constituency to contest the Lok Sabha elections. She submitted the ..

KV Thomas

Was depressed after being denied seat, ‘Karthave Yesunatha..’ helped me, says KV Thomas

Kochi: Senior Congress leader and MP from Ernakulam KV Thomas said that he was depressed after being denied seat in the upcoming Lok ..


'Chowkidar' is the spirit, not linked to uniform: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed his confidence and said that people wiould give him opportunity to serve ..


Rahul Gandhi likely to file nomination from Wayanad on Wednesday

New Delhi: AICC president Rahul Gandhi who is contesting from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in the elections is likely to file nomination ..


Senior Congress leader, CPI leader join BJP, confirms Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai said that Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee executive member Kunnathur ..


Modi blames Cong for infiltration problems in Assam, rest of Northeast

Moran/Gohpur (Assam): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said Assam and the rest of the Northeast were suffering from infiltration ..

Kummanam Rajasekharan

Sabarimala issue will help BJP make big gains: Kummanam Rajasekharan

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The controversy over the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple will help the BJP make inroads into ..


Rahul Gandhi keeps options open; says party will take a call on second seat

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has not ruled out contesting the Lok Sabha election from a constituency other than Amethi, ..


Rahul shouldn’t contest from Wayanad, demands Stalin; leaders disagree

New Delhi: DMK chief MK Stalin demanded Congress chief Rahul Gandhi should not to fight the Lok Sabha elections from Wayanad constituency ..


Filing of nominations to begin today in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: States which go to the polling stations in the third phase, including Kerala, can file the nominations from Thursday ..

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Rahul will win with record majority if he contests from Wayanad: Mullappally

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran on Tuesday said that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will win with record majority ..


Caste and alliance tactics are dominant forces in LS polls: Ruchir Sharma

India goes to the polls next month. In your dual identity as a political observer and perspicacious writer with a 25-year grass roots ..


Priyanka's influence 'bound to grow' in party in long term, says Tharoor

Thiruvananthapuram: Though Uttar Pradesh is her 'karm-bhoomi' for now, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's influence in the Congress ..

pc george

P C George changes mind; will contest from Pathanamthitta

Kottayam: Janapaksham chairman P C George MLA said that he will contest from Pathanamthitta constituency and will receive the votes ..

smriti irani

BJP to field Smriti Irani in Wayanad against Rahul Gandhi

Alappuzha: BJP is making moves to field Smriti Irani in Wayanad against Rahul Gandhi to bring a strong fight in the polls. For this, ..

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'Have declined bigger offers'; PJ Kurian denies rumours on his candidature for BJP in LS polls

Thiruvalla: Congress leader P. J. Kurian has responded strongly against rumours that he would contest Lok Sabha polls as BJP candidate ..

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BJP announces 13 candidates in Kerala; Pathanamthitta to be declared later

New Delhi: The Kerla unit of Bharatiya Janata Party has declared the candidates for 13 constituencies for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections ..


BJP finalises seat-sharing pact in Kerala, to fight in 14 LS constituencies

New Delhi: The BJP Wednesday finalised its seat-sharing deal with the BDJS and Kerala Congress in the southern state for the Lok Sabha ..

AP Abdullakutty

Congress can sideline me, but not avoid: A P Abdullakutty

Kannur: Congress leader A P Abdullakutty openly expressed his dissent to the party leadership over denying him a seat in the Lok Sabha ..

Arunachal Pradesh

Team of 20 to trek miles through jungle to reach lone Indian voter

New Delhi: A nearly 20-strong team will trek through some of India's remotest terrain to reach a single voter and collect her ballot ..

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Congress will scrap Citizenship Bill forever: Rahul Gandhi

Itanagar: Launching his party's Lok Sabha campaign for the northeast, here on Tuesday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the ..

K V Thomas

Miffed Thomas is 'happy' after meeting Sonia

New Delhi: Congress leader K.V. Thomas, who was miffed after being denied a Lok Sabha berth, on Tuesday said he was "a happy person" ..

P Jayarajan

Candidacy of Muraleedharan originated as a result of fight in UDF

Koyilandy: Candidacy of K Muraleedharan in the Vadakara constituency is the outcome of the fight within the Congress party, said P ..


Chowkidars are for rich, Priyanka taunts Modi

Prayagraj: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying 'chowkidars' were meant to ..


‘Save Congress’ posters against Vidya Balakrishnan at Vadakara

Vadakara: As the uncertainty over Vadakara constituency candidate of Congress continues, posters against Vidya Balakrishnan have appeared ..


DMK names Kanimozhi, Maran, T R Baalu among LS candidates

Chennai: DMK Sunday announced former union ministers Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and T R Baalu and its Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi among ..

PJ Joseph

P J Joseph yields; will continue fight to strengthen democracy in Kerala Congress

Kottayam: Kerala Congress leader P J Joseph said he will not cause a split in the party over being denied a seat to contest the Lok ..

ommen chandy

Group scuffle in Congress over Wayanad, Idukki seats

New Delhi: At a time when the Congress is about to finalize the candidature for the upcoming Lok Sabha, clashes between A-I groups ..


Tom Vadakkan used to pester me for Thrissur seat: Mullappally

New Delhi: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran remarked that former Congress spokesperson Tom Vadakkan had a mind transformation, ..


Illuminating party symbols to cap, umbrellas; Election campaign special items hit market

Thalassery: As the state is under the grip of election fever, political parties have started trying all tactics for the campaign. The ..

Sheila Dikshit

Differences surface in Delhi Congress over alliance with AAP in Delhi

New Delhi: Differences among senior Delhi Congress leaders over the issue of a possible tie-up with AAP in Delhi in the Lok Sabha elections ..


LS poll: BJP may announce 1st list of Maharashtra candidates on Mar 16

Mumbai: The BJP is likely to announce its first list of Maharashtra candidates for the next month's Lok Sabha polls in New Delhi ..