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How will 2012 assembly elections affect Congress?

Monday, January 30th, 2012
How will 2012 assembly elections affect Congress? PRASHANT SOOD They may be battles for control of five states. But the overall outcome will mean a lot to the Congress and to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government it leads. Analysts feel a good performance will be a morale booster to the UPA government that is battling an image ...

Anna Hazare clarifies ‘slap the corrupt’ remark

Friday, January 27th, 2012
Anna Hazare clarifies 'slap the corrupt' remarkRalegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), January 27: Calling criticism of his "slap the corrupt" remark as unfortunate, Anna Hazare Friday said the whole issue has been blown out of proportion by a group of politicians who have been trying hard to tarnish his image. "It is a conspiracy against me to tarnish my image. ...

Elections 2012: Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections

Friday, January 27th, 2012
Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states. The staggered exercise, which ends with the vote in Goa and Uttar Pradesh March 3, will be this year's first major test for political parties. Along with ...

Elect those who assure Uttarakhand-like Lokayukta: Hazare

Friday, January 27th, 2012
New Delhi, January 26: Anna Hazare Thursday appealed to people in the election-bound states to vote for candiates who promised they would, if elected, support the enactment of a Lokayukta bill on the lines of the one passed by the Uttarakhand assembly. In his election message posted by his team on YouTube, ...

Gram sabhas above assemblies, parliament, says Hazare

Friday, January 27th, 2012
New Delhi, January 26: Stating that gram sabhas (village councils) were above state assemblies and parliament, activist Anna Hazare Thursday called for legislation to empower local bodies and said people should be prepared for a "second freedom struggle" if the government does not bring such a bill. In his video message "Rebuilding ...

Elections 2012: Advani favours compulsory voting

Friday, January 27th, 2012
New Delhi, January 26: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday favoured compulsory voting, saying people should be encouraged to fulfil their responsibility to democracy. Speaking at a flag hoisting function at his residence on Republic Day, Advani said voting percentage should increase and go near cent percent. "If possible, it should ...

Use vote, not shoes, as weapon: Baba Ramdev

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
Use vote, not shoes, as weapon: Baba RamdevDehradun, January 25: Don't hurl shoes or slippers at politicians. If you don't like them, vote them out democratically. This is yoga guru Baba Ramdev's appeal to voters in five states going to the polls. Ramdev, who is set to address public meetings in connection with the elections, said in a statement ...

Elections 2012: Criminals galore among nominees

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
New Delhi, January 23: At least 15 percent of the candidates in the Punjab assembly polls and 19 percent of those in Uttarakhand have criminal cases pending against them, an analysis by non-political groups said Monday. A total of 32 percent of candidates in Uttarakhand and 65 percent in Punjab were billionaires, ...

Team Anna begins campaign in poll-bound states today

Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Team Anna begins campaign in poll-bound states todayNew Delhi, January 21: Team Anna Friday said they would not campaign against any party in the poll-bound states and their campaign will revolve around land acquisition and for a strong Lokpal and Lokayuktas. "There will be no campaign against any party, neither will we support any party in the polls. We ...

Elections 2012: Team Anna to begin visit to poll-bound states from Haridwar tomorrow

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Elections 2012: Team Anna to begin visit to poll-bound states from Haridwar tomorrowDehradun, January 19: Reiterating it will not assume a political role in the coming assembly polls, Team Anna said it will instead highlight the issue of corruption and the response of various parties to it while touring the poll-bound states. Team Anna will start its campaign in five election-bound states from Uttarakhand ...
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