Anna Hazare to end fast after Parliament agrees to demands

Anna Hazare will end his 12-old-day fast at 10 am on Sunday after Parliament endorsed in principle three of his key demands to deal with corruption in a compromise between government and the Gandhian.

Lokpal debate on Saturday, but no voting

The debate on the Lokpal bills will take place in the Lok Sabha on Saturday.

Lokpal Bill: PM open to dialogue, Anna Hazare seeks representatives

With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh maintaining that the government is open to dialogue, Anna Hazare on Monday suggested that he should send his representatives for discussion on the Jan Lokpal Bill.

PM: We want a strong Lokpal, fast will not end corruption

India is celebrating 65th Independence Day today and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh played out a tradition that started with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru - unfurling the national flag at the Red Fort and then addressing the nation from the ramparts.

Mamata wins in Bengal, TN goes to Jaya; Assam, Kerala to Cong

Mamata Banerjee terminated the Left Front's 34-year stranglehold on West Bengal, while Jayalalithaa wrested power with a landslide victory over DMK in the assembly elections whose results were out on Friday.

WB poll: 2nd phase begins

In the second phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal on Saturday, 50 constituencies with 93 lakh voters to caste their votes at 11,531 polling stations across three districts.

75 pc turnout in Kerala

Nearly 75 per cent voters cast their votes in Kerala on Wednesday.
The elections which initially looked like going the Congress' way, now looks evenly poised.

75.2 pc voters peacefully cast votes in TN Polls

Over 75 per cent electorate came out to cast their votes on Wednesday as Tamil Nadu saw a peaceful election.

Over 70 pc turnout in second phase of Assam polls

An estimated 70.35 per cent turnout was recorded on the second and final phase of Assam assembly covering 64 constituencies, the Election Commission said here on Monday.

Anna breaks fast, to continue fight against graft

Anna Hazare ended his 98-hour long hunger strike for a strict anti-corruption law at 10:53 AM on Saturday after the Government agreed to most of the demands put forward by the veteran social activist and Gandhian.

Polling for first phase of Assam elections begins

Voting has begun for the first phase of assembly elections in 62 of the 126 assembly seats in Assam Monday. An estimated 485 candidates are in the fray for the first phase vote of whom 38 are women candidates.

JD(U)-BJP sweeps Bihar

The ruling Janata Dal (United)-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance on Wednesday smashed through the barriers of region, caste and gender to post the biggest-ever victory in an Assembly election in Bihar.

Six-phase Bihar election begins on October 21

Bihar will go to polls in six phases spread over a month from October 21, the Election Commission announced on Monday.

RS polls: Jethmalani, Mallya, Paswan win

Congress leaders Oscar Fernandes and Anand Sharma, M. Venkaiah Naidu and Ram Jethmalani of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan and independent candidate Vijay Mallya were among the 18 candidates elected to the Rajya Sabha in the biennial polls Thursday.

West Bengal CM to skip CPI-M Politburo meet

The important Politburo meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will be held on Saturday where the poor performance of the party in the West Bengal municipal elections is expected to be discussed.


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