The attack that killed at least 15 security personnel and a civilian in Chhattisgarh was carried out by more than 200 Maoist cadres to destabilise the Lok Sabha elections, initial intelligence assessment of the attack indicates.
Samajwadi Party has taken back the ticket given to comedian Raju Srivastava to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Kanpur, saying that he was not taking the elections seriously.
The BJP has renewed its poll pact with Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency.
The Samajwadi party will distribute digital books listing the achievements of the ruling party to all its Lok Sabha candidates in Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the digital book, with a 9.5 by 5.5 cm screen, will be SP's new and most potent tool.
Lawmakers urged the Pentagon on Monday to lift a virtual ban on Sikhs serving in the US armed forces by easing the military-uniform policy to enable Sikhs to wear beards, long hair and turbans in accordance with the customs of their religion.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has cautioned its cadres against crossing its limit while working for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
A 12-year-old girl committed suicide by immolating herself after a teacher allegedly punished her for carrying an ‘objectionable letter’ in her schoolbag. The girl, Nibedita Dey, was a class 5 student of the English medium Sophy Mercy School in eastern Assam’s Sivasagar town.
India is keen to get US restrictions eased on sales to countries with which it does not have a free trade agreement (FTA). US energy secretary Ernest Moniz and Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia will lead the two sides.
After the AIADMK decided to go it alone in Tamil Nadu last week, key constituents Samajwadi Party, JD(U) and Left parties have decided to contest the elections on their own in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and other states.
A 12% rise in the Sensex to record levels above 22,000 is the second-biggest pre-election rally in the last six poll years and points to investor hopes of a stable and business-friendly government. There have been such hopes in every one of the last six election years, though. Full coverage
BJP managers behind Mission 272 — to get past the majority mark in the 543-seat Lok Sabha — have decided to go micro.
Parts of north India, including Delhi, could experience an extended winter, as a cluster of stormy weather systems known as “western disturbances” has closed in on nearly half of the country from many sides.
Kashmiri students suspended from a Meerut-based University for allegedly cheering the Pakistan cricket team earlier this month will return to pursue their studies only after the Lok Sabha elections are over in the Meerut Constituency.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is using Facebook to target his friend-turned-foe BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. In his latest post, Nitish has criticised the BJP for joining hands with MNS.
Two top Lashkar commanders were killed while one army major was injured on Monday in an encounter between militants and security forces in a remote Handwara village of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.