Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti will be the PDP candidate from Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency but the party has decided not to field any candidates for Jammu and Udhampur seats in a bid to prevent division of "secular votes".
Karnataka will go to the polls in two phases, on April 18 and 23. The state, often referred to as BJP’s gateway to the South, sends 28 MPs to the Lok Sabha and is extremely crucial for BJP to come back to power at the Centre.
Separatists Saturday said the Centre's decision to ban Jammu and Kashmir Liberatation Front headed by Yasin Malik was "undemocratic" and "political vendetta".
The MNS on Saturday threatened to stall the release of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming it violated the model code of conduct for the April-May Lok Sabha polls.
Ending days of suspense, Janata Dal (Secular) Saturday said its National President and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda will contest the Lok Sabha poll from Tumkur.
The BJP Saturday announced the names of its 64 more candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, including party's senior leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna in Bihar and national spokesperson Sambit Patra from Puri in Odisha.
West Bengal's ruling All India Trinamool Congress has dropped the 'Congress' from its new logo earlier this month and added dollops of blue, white and green colour to it besides giving it a catchy slogan in a bid to make the party one with the people of the eastern state.
BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologise for his chief advisor Sam Pitroda's statement on the February 14 Pulwama attack.
The government on Saturday appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the new Chief of the Naval Staff after incumbent Admiral Sunil Lanba's term ends on May 31.