Kolkata, April 19 - BJP star Narendra Modi cannot be called more mature than Rahul Gandhi just because he is older, said CPI-M politburo member Biman Bose who iterated that the projection of a prime ministerial candidate during elections was not relevant in the coalition era.
Reliance Industries Ltd. , operator of the world's biggest oil refinery complex, reported its highest quarterly profit in more than two years as a decline in the value of the rupee boosted export earnings.
After a teaseller proposed Narendra Modi's candidature at Vadodara, hundreds of tea sellers and paan wallahs are queuing up at BJP's Varanasi office and expressing their desire to become a proposer for Modi.
While corruption destroys the moral fibre of a nation, its society and people, secularism as espoused in this country is cynical secularism, a sham perpetrated during election time and communalism is a spectre, a bogey raised by these great champions of Indian secularism to secure and perpetuate their vote bank, says Maneck Davar.
Bhuj, Apr 16 : The Gujarat Police have arrested a self-styled religious leader and his accomplice in connection to a case where seven members of a joint family, including three young kids, committed suicide by hanging themselves in their home at Ningal village of Anjar taluka in bordering Kutch region of Gujarat.
Summary Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday formally launched his campaign from Varanasi terming the Congress and the BJP as 'demons' Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday formally launched his campaign from Varanasi terming the Congress and the BJP as 'demons' and BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi and Congress vice-president ... (more)
Gandhinagar , Apr.16: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that he had no say in deciding from which constituency or constituencies he would be fighting the 2014 general elections from, and added that the decision was made by the BJP's central poll committee.
Ahmedabad, Apr 15 : Even as there is a direct fight between the BJP and the Congress for the Lok Sabha polls in Gujarat, a total of 32 political parties are contesting the general election on 26 seats in the state.
Ahmedabad, Apr 15 : Despite BJP's claims of a 'Modi wave' and development as its poll agenda and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's claims to empower underprivileged, when it came to facing realities of electoral battle, both the parties banked upon the caste equations while fielding their candidates from Gujarat for the Lok Sabha polls.
While Narendra Modi was busy addressing a rally in Hazaribagh, a group of 12 fuel coal sellers from the district got ready for another arduous three-day journey for livelihood some 40km away in Rarha under Ranchi constituency.
Maybe some day, aquifers will have been mapped and deep tubewells bored. But what should be done in the meanwhile? Despite the high stakes in Karnataka for both Congress and BJP, the election debate has been noisy and substance-free.
NEW DELHI: Later this year, eminent director-screen writer-lyricist Gulzar will be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award by President Pranab Mukherjee along with the National Film Awards .
Muslim candidates contesting Lok Sabha elections as independents or on tickets of smaller political parties in Gujarat are likely to bolster the position of the BJP by drawing votes away from the Congress.
The Aam Aadmi Party, which jumped into the electoral fray accusing Congress and BJP of favouring 'crony-capitalism', seems to be doing 'poorly' in Gujarat as seven of its Lok Sabha nominees have managed to get only Rs 10 as poll funds.