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Congress considers K. Muraleedharan to take on P. Jayarajan in Vadakara constituency

Muraleedharan has strong political roots in Vadakara and had also served as State KPCC president between 2001 and 2004

Death of Kashmir schoolteacher in police custody probed

Rizwan Pandit was held in pursuance of a militancy case under investigation

Modi, Rajnath congratulate new Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Prime Minister confident the government will ‘boost Goa’s growth trajectory’

NSA Ajit Doval breaks his silence on Pulwama attack

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said on March 19 that the country has neither forgotten the Pulwama terror attack nor will it ever forget it.This

DMK releases election manifesto with focus on State’s rights

Assuring to provide honest governance and secular administration to the people, DMK president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday released party’s manifesto for t

Kerala CM says Congress compromised on secularism

Pinarayi Vijayan said that right-wing Hindu symbolism was a recurrent motif in the election campaign of the Congress

BJP trying to turn Lok Sabha polls into ‘khaki election’, says Shashi Tharoor

The Lok Sabha polls should be fought on perennial issues like poverty and disease and not on a tragedy of one moment , says Congress leader Shashi T

No riots in U.P. since BJP came to power: CM Adityanath

The BJP-led State government had been able to change the perception about the State, Mr. Adityanath said.

AIADMK releases its election manifesto for Lok Sabha polls

A national-level poverty eradication scheme that would grant a sum of ₹1,500 a month for every family below poverty line (BPL), Statehood for the Uni

General election 2019 live | AIADMK, DMK release election manifestos

Day's political developments related to the elections at a glance.

Tripura BJP leader Subal Bhowmik quits party to join Congress

In a major development, Tripura BJP vice-president Subal Bhowmik quit the saffron party and is set to join the Congress, which is expected to nominat

Four from Narasaraopet killed in road accident in Andhra Pradesh

Four persons were killed on the spot and three others were injured when an ambulance ferrying normal passengers from Kurnool to Anantapur hit a stati

Rahul again invited to contest from State

Taking forward the #RaGaFromKarnataka campaign, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday formally invited Rahul Gandh

‘Bank mergers are for privatisation’

Banking mergers are not to save debt-ridden banks but to pave the way for privatisation eventually, it was pointed out at the Global Banking Trade Uni

Pro-Modi slogans raised outside Rahul meet venue

Tension prevailed outside Manyata tech park for a while on Monday evening when a group of people shouted pro-Modi slogans as All-India Congress Commit

Will abolish angel tax, says Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who met entrepreneurs from startups across various segments in Bengaluru on Monday, assured them that the Congre

Will bring smiles on everyone’s face: Jagan

‘Walkathon has helped me feel people’s pulse’

Give another chance forhigher development: Naidu

Chief Minister lists achievements of his government

TDP still undecided on candidate for Vizag Lok Sabha seat

YSR Congress Party ahead in finalising its candidate for the prestigious segment

Vinod Kumar files papers, no nominations yet for Medak seat

Karimnagar MP seeking re-election for Lok Sabha polls

Applications invited for IIT-H fellowship programme

Focuses on promoting entrepreneurship in healthcare

Telangana making fresh bid to stall Polavaram: Devineni Uma

Its plea in SC questions its own creation, says AP Minister

Interim plea on use of software for cleansing voters’ list dismissed

Petitioner claimed software used by EC was not transparent

Ryots plan to field 1000 candidates

Plan to have five farmers from each village file their papers

BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa Chief Minister

MGP’s Ramkrishna Dhavlikar and Vijai Sardadesai of Goa Forward Party were sworn in as deputy Chief Ministers.

HC seeks Michel, CBI’s response on Tihar plea

Jail had challenged phone call order

NGT pulls up Ministry for not furnishing proper data

On mechanism for compliance of green clearance

Orissa HC asks bar council to hold polls by month-end

On the principle of ‘one bar, one vote’

Fake currency unit unearthed in Odisha

Police suspect election link to racket

Rahul to campaign in Northeast from today

Congress president likely to announce party candidates’ names during Manipur visit

Activists fear ‘misuse’ of children during poll campaign

Child rights group writes to parties in Odisha to refrain from using children for various jobs

Constable accused of campaigning for BJP

Acting on a complaint against a police constable in Nanjangud for campaigning for the BJP on Facebook, district election officials have asked Superint

Tiger cub dies in snare in Kodagu

Snare laid on edge of private land; authorities to take action against landowner

Kharge’s message to Modi: You cannot defeat me

‘BJP leaders don’t have moral right to ask votes in HK region’

Activist files PIL against issuing government advertisements in colour

Activist ‘Traffic’ K.R. Ramaswamy has filed a public interest litigation petition in the Madras High Court against issuing government advertisements i

Pramod Madhwaraj: I don’t mind contesting from Udupi–Chikkamagaluru constituency

‘If the two parties agree, the candidate will be a Congressman fighting under JD(S) symbol’

DMK working with an agenda in Pollachi case: Jayaraman

Deputy Speaker says he is ready to accept any punishment if found guilty

It is advantage Congress in Ballari

Recent byelection victory was a morale booster for the party’s rank and file

Stalin to launch election campaign from Tiruvarur

To release party manifesto today

Statement on air strike twisted by media, says Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Monday claimed that his statement on destruction of terror camps in Pak Occupied Kashmir us

Chandrasekharan murder a poll issue in Vadakara

K.K. Rema of RMP opts out of race, decides to campaign against P. Jayarajan of CPI(M)

Mayawati rebuffs Congress on seat offer

In a rebuke to the Congress after it declared it would not field candidates on seven seats for key leaders of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh

High Court rules out criminal action against Chief Secretary

‘Seizure of documents at Veda Nilayam by I-T dept. vindicates her stand’

Retired judge B.G. Kolse-Patil withdraws support to VBA

Not happy with decision to field AIMIM candidate from Aurangabad

Kohinoor group in trouble, yet again

Lender banks take possession of trust properties in Kurla, Khandala

United by blood, divided by party

Relatives have turned political rivals many a time

Better coordination between JD(S), Congress is proving to be a challenge

For the JD(S)-Congress coalition, ensuring better coordination between leaders of both parties in Tirthahalli and Bhadravati during the Lok Sabha elec

DMDK fields Sudhish in Kallakurichi; PMK puts up Jothi Muthu in Dindigul

Ramadoss’ party pits Sam Paul against Dayanidhi Maran

Kumaravel quits Kamal Haasan’s party

Blames intra-party politics

Polling time to be extended till 8 p.m. in Madurai

Decision contingent on court order; Madras High Court to hear two PILs for rescheduling election today

Railway police solve train robbery case, recover stolen gold ornaments worth ₹45L

After more than five and a half months, the Railway police have managed to solve a case of train robbery and arrested three persons from Maharashtra.

Congress names 56 candidates in fifth list

No end to Bengal imbroglio

Mysuru Lok Sabha seat: Filing of nominations begins today

Candidates, supporters have to strictly follow EC guidelines: DC

Helping transform slums into liveable habitats, bit by bit

In a first of its kind initiative, Tata Trusts is pioneering a project which is set to become a model for rejuvenation of life in slums

Meeting held to condole death of Manohar Parrikar

A meeting was held at the BJP office in the city on Monday to condole the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who passed away on Sunday.Addre

Viveka murder case: police name friend as suspect

Parameswara Reddy’s wife alleges witch-hunt

Photos of politicians at hotels in Mandya covered

The District Election Commission, which has already issued instructions for the removal of government advertisements from public spaces to prevent vio

Kidnapped infant traced at Tirupati

Accused sought shelter in a house saying that she had parted ways with her husband

YSRCP fields BC candidates in crucial Guntur segments

Two of three women candidates to make electoral debut

Modi may address public meeting in Vizianagaram next month

BJP leaders plan to turn the event into a show of pre-poll strength

Hassan Lok Sabha seat: Will Deve Gowda make a U-turn?

Is the search for a “safe” seat for Janata Dal (Secular) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda likely to bring him back to Hassan Lok Sabha constituency? Statement

Don’t engage lung patients at chlorine plants, says expert

‘Negligence and insufficient know-how causing accidents’

Dharmana faints during election campaign

Former Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao fainted while campaigning at PN Colony here on Monday night, giving anxious moments to his family and YSRCP lea

Approaching polls fail to douse Yatnal–Jigajinagi feud in Vijayapura

The infighting between BJP leaders Ramesh Jigajinagi, MP, and Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, MLA, seems to be only escalating as the Lok Sabha elections dr

Mysuru zoo lioness undergoes surgery

The lioness Rakshita, who had fallen sick owing to severe uterine infection, has undergone a major surgery, according to the Mysuru zoo management. Th

New voters in Mysuru segments get EPIC

The process of distributing Electors Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) to newly-enrolled voters got off to a start here.In the run-up to Mysuru Lok Sabha po

Villagers in Mudigere taluk threaten to boycott Lok Sabha polls

The residents of Chegu in Mudigere taluk have threatened to boycott the Lok Sabha elections, citing the lack of basic amenities in the village. The v

Near 100% attendance on first day of SSC exams in State

Five teachers in 3 districts face action for negligence

Uttam to contest from Nalgonda

Congress names candidates for LS seats, no decision yet on Khammam seat

I don’t mind contesting from Udupi-Chikkamagaluru: Pramod Madhwaraj

Congress leader says JD(S) approached him to be coalition candidate

Srinivas Prasad confirms candidature for Chamarajanagar seat

Finally announcing his return to electoral politics, former Minister V. Srinivas Prasad on Monday confirmed his entry into the poll fray for the Lok S

Nikhil’s ‘B’ Form placed for ‘blessings’ at Sringeri

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, on Monday, visited Sringeri and offered special prayers at Sharada Peetha seeking blessings for his son Nikhil Kumara

Thrissur hopes to enrol 45,000 new voters

Model polling station for public to practise voting system

Unnithan launches campaign from Kallyot

Choice of area, where two Youth Congress workers were killed recently, could galvanise party cadre

Parties warned against code violations

Malkajgiri, Chevella, Nizamabad and Hyd. constituencies identified as sensitive

Former diplomat stresses need for an evolving foreign policy

‘Russia’s proximity with China, Pak a challenge for India’

Congress expels six leaders

All of them have either joined TRS or planning to join it

BJP objects to KCR’s remarks on Modi

‘CM ruling from farm house’

It’s official. Sumalatha to contest as Independent from Mandya

The actor will file her nomination papers tomorrow; to take on CM’s son

Vaijanath Patil urges Speaker to accept Jadhav’s resignation

Former Minister Vaijanath Patil has urged Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to accept the resignation of Chincholi MLA Umesh Jadhav from the Assembly membersh

Anzi’s sweet dreams snuffed out by Christchurch terror

The Kerala native and her husband hoped for a bright life in NZ after she completed her studies

Orthodox Church backs off from Cabinet panel initiative

Wants Patriarch faction to adhere to Supreme Court order

Repeated code violations suspected in MLC election

Based on newspaper reports, election authorities are issuing notices to district and mandal education officers

Preetha Shaji will have to do community service: HC

Preetha Shaji, the homemaker who fought a protracted legal battle to save her husband’s house and land at Pathadipalam, near Edappally, from being auc

Long wait for Collector yields nothing

Despite Krishna Bhaskar’s assurance and in violation of court order, Mallannasagar work progresses

Alert after boy dies of West Nile fever

The death of Malappuram lad could be the first in the State due to the viral infection

Congress candidates hit the streets

Revanth seeks TJS president’s support

Tension in Gorakhpur

After idols found broken and scattered

HC: expunge Haryana CM’s adverse remarks

In appraisal report of Ashok Khemka

New voters air their disillusionment

At an election debate, they question parties’ ‘duplicity’ and ‘hollow promises’

Law varsity students boycott midterms

Protest suspension of six students

Shelter home case: order on framing of charges on March 25

Accused have denied the allegations levelled against them

Plea challenges extension of 77th, 103rd amendments to J&K

‘Can’t be applied in absence of Council of Ministers’

Ready for NIA questioning in Srinagar, says Mirwaiz

Was asked to report at Delhi office

Haryana Congress to launch bus yatra

Party’s State unit is united and its top leadership will take part in it, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Election: Alappuzha Collector holds meeting

District Collector S. Suhas has directed the Police and Excise departments to initiate necessary measures for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the L

Repeat MPs’ assets rose 142%

Financial details of 153 sitting MPs analysed by ADR-National Election Watch

5 U.P. policemen held guilty of torturing man to death

The accused connived with a property dealer in the crime

Polls to be a fight between ideologies: P.J.Kurien

Meet of block-level Congress leaders in Pathanamthitta