Full Coverage - 2012 Assembly polls

2012 Assembly polls

Uttarakhand cabinet heads for meeting in Gairsain, where capital ‘should have been’

The commission submitted its report about three years ago.


Namo TV likely to be back on air soon

Thursday , 11 October '12

Namo Gujarat, the television channel that went off air a day after its launch, is likely to return in a couple of days, said sources.
print media
Print media influences Gujaratis more: Election Commission

Friday , 5 October '12

Gujarati electorate bucks the trend visible in other states, says an EC survey.
Modi men at helm, NaMo TV goes on air, quietly

Friday , 5 October '12

Propaganda war The channel will telecast CM’s programmes live till the polls are over
Sonia Gandhi in Rajkot on Wednesday.
Sonia Gandhi targets Narendra Modi’s record, avoids taking him on directly

Thursday , 4 October '12

Reaches out to farmers in first Gujarat poll rally, raises BJP ‘double standards’
Keshubhai Patel slams Narendra Modi
Keshubhai asks Narendra Modi to declare foreign trip expenses

Wednesday , 3 October '12

Modi should first inform the public the money spent from the state exchequer on his foreign trips.
Congress says Narendra Modi is lying but dithers on setting record straight

Tuesday , 2 October '12

Slamming Narendra Modi's claim that public funds were spent on travel and treatment abroad of Sonia Gandhi, Congress today said it was a "white lie" and had revealed BJP's "cheap intentions", but sidestepped questions on the expenses involved and who incurred them.
Some highs, some lows in record for women MLAs

Friday , 9 March '12

The aspects of a story Punjab has never scripted before
Abhishek Mishra
In SP’s new base, the young and the urban join Muslims-Yadavs

Friday , 9 March '12

In the SP's landslide victory is a side story that goes beyond the consolidation of its Muslim-Yadav base in Uttar Pradesh
Maya blames Cong, BJP for SP victory

Thursday , 8 March '12

Submits resignation to Governor, says 70 pc Muslim vote went to SP
Khanduri resigns, Cong to stake claim

Thursday , 8 March '12

The Congress won 32 seats in the 70-seat Assembly against BJP’s 31
Punjab polls
In Punjab, a month-long vigil watching a room at all times

Sunday , 4 March '12

Since polling, some representatives of candidates haven’t budged from outside strongrooms holding EVMs.
Cong will finish fourth: Exit polls

Sunday , 4 March '12

The Congress, the exit polls agreed, would finish fourth in the state, the high-octane campaign by Rahul Gandhi notwithstanding.
After results, he will be “anywhere but with Mulayam”. 	Neeraj Priyadarshi
Has anybody heard from Amar Singh?

Sunday , 4 March '12

Singh claimed he has marched ‘1,080 km by foot’, held ‘270 rallies’, put up ‘379 candidates’.
BJP’s UP headquarters in Lucknow on Friday. With campaigning for the last phase over, offices of political par...
BJP’s campaign script stands out, blames all UP ills on ‘weak leadership’ at Centre

Saturday , 3 March '12

He compared the UPA to a Communist government, where the official head did not really have any say.
Leading an aggressive poll campaign, Akhilesh Yadav has been criss-crossing UP, touching almost every constitu...
Akhilesh skips Azam’s Rampur; a mere coincidence, say both

Friday , 2 March '12

Azam brooks no meddling in his constituency and is known for a tendency of throwing tantrums.
Rajnath Singh
If BJP goes with BSP again, people will never pardon us: Rajnath

Friday , 2 March '12

Former CM of UP rules out another BJP alliance with the BSP. Here's an excerpts from an interview.
Samajwadi Party supporters listen to Mulayam Singh Yadav (not in picture) speak at his last rally, in Badaun.
It’s BSP vs bijli, sadak, paani

Friday , 2 March '12

Reports on the undercurrents from the villager’s home and how that is reflected on the campaigner’s stage
In a state of flux, a rare Mr Constant

Wednesday , 29 February '12

In the Goan algebra known for its variables, Manohar Parrikar is that rare constant.
Rather than one good man visiting, it’s good men standing who’ll count

Wednesday , 29 February '12

Close your eyes at a Rahul Gandhi rally in Shahbad, Rampur, and the resemblance is striking.