13 Telangana ministers withdraw resignations

Welcoming the fresh initiative of the Centre to find a solution to the decades-old problem, 13 Congress ministers from Telangana have withdrawn their resignations.


New governors named for Assam, Gujarat, Tripura

Former Orissa chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik was on Saturday appointed the governor of Assam and Tripura governor Kamla, transferred to Gujarat for remaining period of her term.

Cong, BSP gain in by-polls, Left and SP lose

Congress on Tuesday put up an impressive show in the by-elections in seven states wresting from Samajwadi Party the Firozabad Lok

Jharkhand assembly polls from Nov 27

Elections to the Jharkhand assembly would be held in five phases from Nov 27 to Dec 18, the Election Commission announced here on Friday.

Congress returns to power in Maharashtra, Arunachal

The Congress will form governments in Maharashtra and Arunachal, but appears to be heading for a fractured verdict in Haryana.

Three states wait for poll results

The counting of votes polled in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh a week ago will begin at 0800 hrs IST on Thursday, an official said.

Rahul visits Naxal-affected districts in Jharkhand

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi started his two-day Jharkhand visit on Wednesday in the tribal-majority district of Sahebganj, amid talk that elections to the state Assembly may be announced soon.

CNN-IBN and IBN Lokmat : Cong, NCP set to get lead in Maharashtra

The alliance of Congress and Nationalist Congress Party is likely to get between 135 to 145 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, says a projection by CNN-IBN and IBN Lokmat.

70% voter turnout in Arunachal, 65% in Haryana

Voting in the Assembly election in Arunachal Pradesh ended on Tuesday with heavy turnout, officials said.

Campaigning ends for Maharashtra, Haryana, Arunachal elections

Campaigning ended on Sunday for the October 13 Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh, being seen as the first key test of popularity for major political parties after the Lok Sabha elections.

Opp wants to divide India between rich and poor: Rahul

Attacking those who criticise and scoff at him for staying in Dalit homes, Congress leader Mr Rahul Gandhi today blamed the Opposition for trying to divide India between the rich and the poor.

Advani won't head BJP in 2014 polls

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president M Venkaiah Naidu said the party will not contest the next Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of LK Advani.

Make Jagan CM or we quit: Andhra MPs, MLAs

In Andhra Pradesh, the political crisis has deepened with the MPs and MLAs threatening to quit, if the chief ministership is not handed over to the late chief minister, YSR Reddy's son, Jagan Mohan Reddy. But Andhra Congress Committee (APCC) has made it clear that it would not relent to any show of dissidence.

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