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Won’t practice identity politics, ready to face defeat: Modi

Narendra Modi today said he was prepared to “face defeat” but would not practice politics of identity. He also offered to face a probe if any corruption allegations are levelled against h... »

Modi's TV interview grabs all-time high market share in news genre

A file photo of BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, featuring in a special episode on Aap Ki Adalat on India TV, has managed to grab an all-time high market share in the Indian news television genre... »

TDP releases fifth list of candidates

In the backdrop of strained relations with BJP in the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh, the Telugu Desam Party early on Friday released its fifth list of candidates. In the list of 23... »

Hema Malini plans to woo women voters in Mathura constituency

BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency Hema Malini is trying to woo women electors which are expected to play an important role in the elections here. Out of the total 16,83,994 elector... »

BJP promises all-round development in Telangana

To lay thrust on farm, power, education sectors »

Politics

It is still 'KHAM' politics in Anand

Numbers do matter, especially when the election win is based on the caste composition. At the Anand Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat, caste-based politics has taken a centre stage with both the m... »

National

Odisha records 74% voter turnout

Total voter turnout in the two-phased simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha was 74 per cent against 65.3 per cent polling in last general elections in 2009. While the t... »

Economy

Sanjaya Baru’s book has claimed that the PM Manmohan Singh had been “defanged” by the Congress party in his second term with Sonia Gandhi deciding on key appointments to the Cabinet and to the PMO as he seemed to “surrender” to her and to the UPA constituents.

GDP has grown 3 times during UPA rule: PMO

The Prime Minister’s Office today came out with data to highlight the progress made under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the last 10 years in an effort to counter the damaging claims made by h... »

It is still 'KHAM' politics in Anand

Numbers do matter, especially when the election win is based on the caste composition. At the Anand Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat, caste-based politics has taken a centre stage with both the m... »

GDP has grown 3 times during UPA rule: PMO

Sanjaya Baru’s book has claimed that the PM Manmohan Singh had been “defanged” by the Congress party in his second term with Sonia Gandhi deciding on key appointments to the Cabinet and to the PMO as he seemed to “surrender” to her and to the UPA constituents. The Prime Minister’s Office today came out with data to highlight the progress made under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the last 10 years in an effort to counter the damaging claims made by h... »

Alagiri factor continues to haunt DMK in south TN

A file photo of M K Alagiri. The rumblings within DMK that rocked the party after the dismissal of M K Alagiri, its South Zone Secretary, seems far from over, as the 63-year-old leader continues to pledge to rout it in the Ap... »

He Said

SHARAD PAWAR NCP leader “Previous Congress Chief Ministers such as Madhavsingh Solanki, Amarsinh Chaudhary and Chimanbhai Patel had done better work than Modi. He is taking credit for the hard work of ordinary Gujaratis.”... »

Gorkhas miffed over BJP’s confused stance on statehood

Policy conflict Narendra Modi with Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung and sitting BJP MP SS Ahluwalia during an election campaign (file photo) The most keenly watched contest in north Bengal, in Darjeeling that goes to polls today, is witnessing a curious conflict among contenders over the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland. ... »

ECHO

‘In TN, contest is only between DMK and AIADMK’

M.K. Stalin Only the two main Dravidian parties — the DMK and the AIADMK — matter in the Parliamentary elections in Tamil Nadu, asserts MK Stalin, DMK Treasurer, who is spearheading the party’s election campai... »

Last-minute problems clog BJP-TDP alliance

The BJP-TDP alliance in Andhra Pradesh, hammered out after prolonged discussions and considerable heartburn on both sides is under strain again. With the deadline for filing nominations t... »

Nilesh Rane on a sticky wicket in his home base

Nilesh Rane Trees bearing sweet Alphonso mangoes are in full bloom in costal Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of Maharashtra. But a large section of people are bitter, especially with sitting MP Nilesh Rane... »

Gujarat model a myth: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today dismissed as a “myth” the Gujarat model of development and said her state was placed far better in various sectors. In a strong rebuttal to... »

Rajnath Singh says BJP doesn’t believe in political untouchability

Lok Sabha polls: Rajasthan records over 40% voting till 2 pm

Lok Sabha polls: Bihar records 29% voting on 7 seats by noon

UP records over 38% polling till 1 p.m.

Modi asks TN people to vote for strong govt at Centre

Madhya Pradesh records 11.46% voting in initial hours

Lok Sabha elections: 2nd phase polling begins in Maharashtra

‘If Birla or I conspired, what makes them think the PM is not involved?’

Odisha records 74% voter turnout

Total voter turnout in the two-phased simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha was 74 per cent against 65.3 per cent polling in last general elections in 2009. While the t... »

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

In a show of strength in Maharashtra for the third and final phase of elections in the State on April 24, the Shiv Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP combine are leaving no stone unturned to draw huge crow... »

Higher voter turnout marks 5th phase

The debutants First time voters posing outside an an election booth in Bangalore on Thursday. GRN SOMASHEKAR A higher voter turnout than recorded in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections marked the fifth phase of the elections held on Thursday which saw 121 Parliamentary constituencies in 12 States going to the p... »

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Bengaluru believes in being online. Apparently not in being in line Ashutosh Sinha @AshutoshSinha00 NDA's focus is job creation. We will reorient the economy in a way that job... »

Link policies with tangible outcomes

WHAT should be the agenda for the new government? ∙ Growth revival to 7-9 per cent to help improve overall standard of living ∙ Revive manufacturing growth for providing gai... »

Gujarat may be a breeze for the BJP

With Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi being its prime ministerial candidate, the BJP is confident it will win all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the State. However, the Congress is working h... »

Will DMK’s Dayanidhi Maran be third time lucky?

 Dayanidhi Maran “What has the DMK done for you in the last decade?” SR Vijayakumar demands of a shopkeeper in Kakkan Nagar, one of Central Chennai’s shadowy recesses of poverty. A labyrinth of narrow ro... »

Modi’s ‘lies’ will recoil on him in Gujarat: Former CM Vaghela

Shankersinh Vaghela If Narendra Modi believes his “falsehoods” about the development of Gujarat would be bought by voters of this State, the Lok Sabha poll results could surprise him, according to Shankersinh Vaghela... »

Modi assures to focus on labour-intensive job growth

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured formation of a National Multi-Skills Mission with focus on labour-intensive job gr... »

Modi as PM is for certain, says Rajnath Singh

  As promoted, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will become the PM if BJP wins, BJP President Rajnath Singh said as he exuded confidence of a clear majority by the BJP-l... »

33.13% polling in Karnataka till 1 pm

31.43% voter turnout in Maharashtra till 1 p.m.

Nandan Nilekani lodges compliant over violation of EC code

Nearly 60% votes cast till 1 p.m. in W. Bengal

Lok Sabha polls: 30% voting in initial hours in Chhattisgarh

Lok Sabha elections: Odisha witnesses 45% voting till 2 pm

‘We’ve come out of Nitish’s shadow’

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