Stories By Avneet Arora
121 Apr 2014 Mon
The president of India's oldest political party, Sonia Gandhi is arguably the country's most influential woman politician -- even as her party faces a rout at the polls.
216 Apr 2014 Wed
As India’s incumbent prime minister Manmohan Singh's 10-year term comes to an end, two tell-all books by former members of his government have delivered another blow to his already-battered image.
310 Apr 2014 Thu
India's capital of New Delhi is the site of a high-octane battle between the incumbent Congress party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
431 Mar 2014 Mon
Logistical issues are a real concern in India as successive general elections have seen ever increasing numbers contesting the polls.
525 Mar 2014 Tue
The high-profile constituency of Amritsar in India's northern state of Punjab will be witnessing one of the country's biggest election fights in April. Two senior leaders from the ruling Congress Party and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will go head-on to win votes in the heated contest.
620 Mar 2014 Thu
With less than a month to the Parliamentary elections, political outfits in India are busy finalising candidate lists. Party workers from the nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are appealing against one of their own candidates deemed to be an outsider.
712 Mar 2014 Wed
In preparation for upcoming national polls, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to stand in the holy city of Varanasi in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, pitting him against incumbent senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi.
805 Mar 2014 Wed
Leaders from some of the region's largest economies have held talks in Myanmar -- pledging to tackle terrorism, and improve trade ties. One notable attendee was Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on what is likely to be final foreign trip as leader.
903 Mar 2014 Mon
India's northern Uttar Pradesh will be one of the key battleground states, with all major political parties fighting hard to win seats in the state in the Lower House elections in May.
1024 Feb 2014 Mon
With just a few months to go to the general elections in India, the country's two major political parties -- Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- are busy looking at pre-poll alliances to bolster their chances to form the next government.