Indian PM announces key cabinet posts

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh distributed key cabinet portfolios on Saturday after the Congress party’s resounding victory in national elections. Singh named outgoing foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee, 73, regarded as one of India’s canniest politicians, to the finance ministry to steer the revival of the economy which has slowed as a result of the global financial crisis.More

India to swear in 19 cabinet members-govt

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be sworn in at the head of a new 19-member cabinet on Friday even though a southern ally insisted it would not join the government because of differences over ministerial positions.More

Sonia meets PM; discusses DMK issue

Congress President Sonia Gandhi late tonight held discussions with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of DMK deciding not to join the government and provide outside support.More

BSP, SP offer support to UPA

Sworn enemies, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party, have offered unconditional outside support to the United Progressive Alliance. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP chief Mayawati said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had sought her help to form a secular government. “We want to fight communal forces.”More

Patna sahib Lok Sabha Election Results for 2009

Patna sahib Lok Sabha Election Results for 2009 – Bihar

Why do you think Congress has done well in General Election 2009?

The mandate is clearly in favour of Congress and its allies. Congress has posted its best results in decades. Despite an effective campaign, BJP lead NDA alliance not only failed to muster numbers, it merely repeated its existing performance even in BJP led states. Is the vote for Congress a vote for stability? Did BJP fail to influence public opinion despite raising relevant issues? Did Modi’s theatrics...

Lok Sabha Election Results for New Delhi 2009 – East Delhi

Lok Sabha Election Results for New Delhi 2009 – East Delhi S.No. Name Party Votes 1 CHETAN CHAUHAN BJP 276948 2 MOHAMMAD YUNUS BSP 45447 3 SANDEEP DIKSHIT INC 518001 4 ABDUL GAFFAR LD 3157 5 AMIT KUMAR SP 1644 6 PAWAN KUMAR RPI(A) 376 7 BAIJ NATH PRASAD PATHAK ABHM 441 8 VIJAY KUMAR SHARMA BPD 591 9 SUTAPA CHAKRABORTY SHS 649 10 ABDUL RAJJAQ IND 392 11 AMAR DASS IND 1075 12 KUSUM...

Goa Lok Sabha Election Results 2009

List of Leading / Winning Candidate in Goa with area,name of Candidate and party Goa 1 North Goa Shripad Yesso Naik Bharatiya Janata Party Goa 2 South Goa Cosme Francisco Caitano Sardinha Indian National Congress

Bihar Lok Sabha Election Results 2009

List of Leading / Winning Candidate in Bihar with area,name of Candidate and party Bihar 1 Valmiki Nagar Baidyanath Prasad Mahto Janata Dal (United)

Ready to support UPA: SP

Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh today indicated that the party would support the UPA but said the nature of support would depend on “what the alliance wants from us”. “We are happy that secular forces are progressing but the nature of support would depend upon what they (UPA) want from us,” Singh told reporters here.
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