NEW DELHI: Failure to receive signals from the nine automatic cameras in Lok Sabha resulted in the blackout of Lok Sabha TV during the crucial proceedings for passage of the Telangana bill, a probe has found.
HYDERABAD: Think politics in Andhra Pradesh, think movie stars — from matinee idol NT Rama Rao, voted to power nine months after forming Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1982, to K Chiranjeevi, who failed at the same attempt in the 2009 elections.
Mumbai: The lack of basic facilities such as drinking water and toilets at polling booths seems to have taken a toll on teachers involved in election duty, as many schools blamed the poor infrastructure for teachers taking ill.
SERAMPORE: Launching a fullscale attack on Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, announced on Sunday that, after forming the government at the Centre, strict action
JHANSI: Earlier this week, a thousand men and women had gathered at Vindhyavasini temple in Lalitpur for reasons that were not religious. With Bundelkhand’s revered goddess as witness, Thakur strongman Sujan Singh Bundela, who contested as an independent in 2009 but supports the SP now, read out a pledge in support of a candidate and the crowd parroted him.
VARANASI: Ramzan Ali carefully lights a matchstick and brings it dangerously close to a silk saree. He brings the fire in direct contact with a strand of silk. “Look what happens,” he says in a hushed voice. The strand catches fire and immediately goes brittle and falls on the
RAE BARELI/NEW DELHI: In sharp escalation of their war of words, Priyanka Gandhi Sunday said BJP was scrambling like "panic-stricken rats" and mocked Narendra Modi asserting one does not need 56-inch chest to run the country while the rival party released a video targeting her husband.
SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI: Union Minister and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah Sunday said those who vote for Narendra Modi should "drown" in the sea and also threatened that Kashmir will not remain with India if the country becomes communal.