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Sonia's visit revives Cong hope of a win
By Lalita Iyer
Congress president Sonia Gandhi flew down,  on Wednesday, to Karimnagar, one among the four districts that was part of K. Chandrasekhar Rao's fort where the Telangana sentiment is strong and where he expects his party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to win many seats. It was Sonia Gandhi's first visit after granting statehood to Telangana. The Congress president told the huge...
BJP shifts Purandeswari to Rajampeta   
Former Union Minister D. Purandeswari, who quit Congress over the Telangana issue and and joined BJP, was on Wednesday shifted by the BJP from her Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat to Rajmpeta. Purandeswari, daughter of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao, is the sitting MP from Visakhapatnam and had apparently joined the party with an understanding that she will be given the ticket...
TDP miffed at BJP's "weak" candidates   
HYDERABAD: Expressing displeasure over fielding of "weak" candidates by the BJP for the May state Assembly elections, TDP has said the move will only be "detrimental" to the alliance. In a teleconference with his party leaders late Wednesday night, TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu is said to have remarked that the candidates being fielded by the BJP for Assembly were...
Pawan Kalyan most searched candidate on Google   
Pawan Kalyan, brother of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, has topped the list of celebrity candidates searched on Google. Kalyan, who recently launched a new political party 'JanSena', ranked ahead of names like actress Ramya (Divya Spandana) and poet-turned-politician Kumar Vishwas from Aam Aadmi Party. "A lot of celebrities are contesting in 16th Lok Sabha elections....
NHRC asks govt to pay compensation in prisoner deaths   
The National Human Rights Commission asked Delhi government to pay monetary relief of Rs one lakh each to the families of the two deceased under trial prisoners in Tihar jail. In two seperate cases of death in judicial custody, Prakash and Devi Ram died on April 9 and December 11, 2010 respectively. The Commission has asked the Chief Secretary to pay monetary relief Rs one lakh each to the next...
Biggest day of voting begins   
Amma calling voters, AIADMK launches "mobile" campaign   
11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case   
Third Front govt will be formed after LS polls: Mulayam   
BJP aims to upset political order in Bengal   16 April, 2014
Delhi: Registration of marriage to be made compulsory   16 April, 2014
'Modi out to prove that a dictator never apologises'   16 April, 2014
Rahul justifies 'toffee' barb against Gujarat model   16 April, 2014
Muslim community frightened hearing Modi's name: Nitish   16 April, 2014
BJP denies ticket to Purandeswari   16 April, 2014
Allotment of land to Pawar's trust comes under HC scanner   16 April, 2014
Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC notes   16 April, 2014
'BJP-led front is a viable alternative to DMK, AIADMK'   16 April, 2014
Balakrishna to contest from NTR's constituency   14 April, 2014
Akhilesh slams EC over action against Azam Khan   14 April, 2014
Joshi denies having any conflict with Modi   14 April, 2014
AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi   14 April, 2014
Modi meets Rajnikanth, Jayalalithaa slams BJP   14 April, 2014
Priyanka denies wanting to fight Modi in Varanasi   14 April, 2014
Transgenders welcome SC judgment   16 April, 2014
TMC will play a decisive role in govt formation: Minister   14 April, 2014
TRS will never ally with BJP: KCR   14 April, 2014
Modi has maximum followers, Kejriwal biggest gainer   14 April, 2014
SP govt has done more devp work than any govt: Dimple   14 April, 2014
Azam booked for revenge remarks   12 April, 2014
BJP defends Shah, expresses anguish over EC order   12 April, 2014
Mulayam will ask EC to lift ban on Azam Khan   12 April, 2014
'Hunger for power led Cong to ignore Gandhiji's advice'   12 April, 2014
Amit Shah booked in two more cases   12 April, 2014
I have spoken only facts: Azam Khan   12 April, 2014
EC ban on Azam has led to resentment among people: Mulayam   12 April, 2014
Voting begins in Assam, Sikkim, Tripura   12 April, 2014
Rajiv and Sanjay were punished by Allah: Khan   12 April, 2014
Chhattisgarh: Officials hopeful of high voter turnout   18 November, 2013
Delhi: Highest voter turnout in 3 decades   11 April, 2014
Sibal moves EC on Modi hiding his marital staus   11 April, 2014
Direction on Ghat report sparks protest   15 November, 2013
Wrong anti-rape law should be amended: Mulayam   11 April, 2014
'There is no Modi wave, it's only in media'   11 April, 2014
IMA offers 25% discount to voters   11 April, 2014
Gandhi family among early voters   10 April, 2014
Cong govt dividing children on caste lines: BJP   14 November, 2013
LS polls would be turning point in state politics: Parrikar   10 April, 2014
UP govt employees strike enters 2nd day   13 November, 2013
EC seeks CD of Amit Shah's speech from UP poll officials   10 April, 2014
A big phat family   13 November, 2013
Nitish tapping BJP leaders' phones: Sushil Modi   19 November, 2013
Modi files nomination from Vadodara   09 April, 2014
Maya Kodnani gets bail   12 November, 2013
Congress targets AAP's probity plank   19 November, 2013
Several self-financing college owners enter poll fray   10 April, 2014
Security lapse behind blast: Gogoi   29 July, 2013
Terrorism is Cong's gift to Punjab: Badal   14 November, 2013
Delhi is in the ICU   12 November, 2013
Kejriwal visits attacker's home   09 April, 2014
UPA endorses creation of Telangana   30 July, 2013
Matter of faith   12 November, 2013
Snooping scandal reaches Supreme Court   19 November, 2013
Bachelors to candidates: Bahu dilao, vote pao   09 April, 2014
CWC meet on Telangana tomorrow   29 July, 2013
Fight for free   12 November, 2013
'Poll pledges will be kept'   01 March, 2013
Simultaneous LS, Assembly polls in Sikkim on Saturday   11 April, 2014
Demand for Vidarbha gains momentum   30 July, 2013
Hug fest   28 November, 2011
Gadgil report not mandatory for clearance   12 November, 2013
Poll authorities probe remarks by Azam Khan   09 April, 2014
Pandey appears before CBI court on a stretcher   30 July, 2013
Mamata asks people to give fitting reply to Delhi 'conspiracy'   09 April, 2014
Pandemonium in Bihar Assembly   29 July, 2013
Solar scientist who flayed govt inaction attacked   04 September, 2013
Priyanka says she will campaign in Rae Bareli, Amethi   10 April, 2014
Ishrat case: Pandey in hospital   29 July, 2013
Locals opposed to Jaitapur project: Uddhav   02 September, 2013
Proud moment for Law College with 10 alumni in poll fray   09 April, 2014
Ker needs spl law for fraud cases: HC   29 July, 2013
Punjab accords top priority to climate change   02 September, 2013
Voting begins for six seats in NE   09 April, 2014
State dept exposes 7-yr-old rape victim   29 July, 2013
SC to hear mining case from Sept 17   02 September, 2013
EC issues notice to Kejriwal over Rajghat meeting   09 April, 2014
More paramilitary men rushed to AP   29 July, 2013
Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea   02 September, 2013
EC to scan Mamata's poll speeches   09 April, 2014
Bangalored!    04 November, 2011
Stunt biker killed in police firing   28 July, 2013
Power failure   24 August, 2013
Fight for Muslim votes challenging nationhood: BJP   09 April, 2014
Solar scam: Kerala CM rejects TV report   27 July, 2013
Endless simmer   24 August, 2013
I will not accept insult to Bengal: Mamata   08 April, 2014
BJP seeks greater protection for Sangh leaders   27 July, 2013
Addl CJM's plea to relieve him   27 August, 2013
Kejriwal slapped again, blames BJP   08 April, 2014
Malayalam proficiency: Protest in Kerala   26 August, 2013
Mamata defiant, EC may scrap polls   08 April, 2014
I am not 100% honest: K'taka CM   29 August, 2013
AAP candidate against Sonia pulls out of race   08 April, 2014
K'taka polls: Cong wins two LS seats   24 August, 2013
Sonia, Lalu to share dais for Cong-RJD campaigns   08 April, 2014
Govt urges EC to reconsider transfer order   08 April, 2014
"Kill those who have done injustice to you"   08 April, 2014
Mamata relents; agrees to EC directive on transfer   08 April, 2014
Mamata should be put behind the bars, says Adhir   08 April, 2014
Will BJP reverse no first use nuke policy?   07 April, 2014
EC exploring voting through internet for NRIs   07 April, 2014
AAP not to field candidates for Assembly polls   07 April, 2014
Hindutva still BJP's main agenda: Karat   07 April, 2014
Telangana all set to witness triangular contests   07 April, 2014
Modi-centric campaign disturbs Advani   07 April, 2014
Mulayam defends govt on riots   06 April, 2014
First phase begins in Assam, Tripura   07 April, 2014
Cinematographer Murthy dies   07 April, 2014
Itanagar welcomes its first passenger train   07 April, 2014
AAP demands action against Amit Shah   05 April, 2014
Shah's comment reflects nation's mood: BJP   05 April, 2014
''Was never against contesting from Gandhinagar''   05 April, 2014
Cong-CPI tie-up in Telangana   05 April, 2014
Cong alleges 'bias' in complaint to EC   04 April, 2014
It's advantage BJP in the battle for 26 seats   04 April, 2014
Justice for Suriyanelli rape survivor 18 years later   04 April, 2014
Mayawati woos Muslims in Muzaffarnagar   04 April, 2014
Game changers of AP   03 April, 2014
Muslim quota promised in SP manifesto   02 April, 2014
Unfair treatment   29 March, 2014
'If Modi becomes PM, corporates will run India like US'   03 April, 2014
Netaji family seeks support from TMC candidate   03 April, 2014
Babri demolition was planned: Cobrapost   04 April, 2014
AAP candidate Udhayakumar gets pre-arrest bail   03 April, 2014
BJP asks EC to bar telecast of Cobrapost sting   04 April, 2014
Rajnath, Modi said MNS won't be in alliance: Uddhav   01 April, 2014
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