Press Trust Of India

  • Gujaratis toiled hard, but Modi hogging credit, says Rahul 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that though Gujarat model was created by the people of the state, BJP's prime ministerial nominee Modi is hogging credit for it. "Gujarat model of development was created by the people of the state. Is...
  • FIR filed against Giriraj Singh, Gadkari, other BJP leaders 38 minutes ago

    Ranchi: An FIR was on Sunday filed against Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh, former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and some other party leaders following a controversial remark by Singh that the Centre gave subsidy to those who exported beef and taxed those who reared cows. The FIR was lodged under...
  • Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, doesn't share stage with him 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's election rally organised in Mumbai. The NCP chief reportedly pulled out of the joint rally after Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. The NCP said Sharad Pawar had originally changed his...
  • Pawar clever as he is not contesting a poll he is going to lose: Modi 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Jalgaon/Nashik: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday described NCP chief Sharad Pawar as a "clever" politician and said the Union Minister decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls this time as he could sense that he would lose the election. "Whenever people speak about Sharad...
  • ED acting at behest of Chidambaram, Bengal government alleges 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal government on Sunday alleged that the Enforcement Directorate took action in Saradha chit fund scam at the behest of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and questioned the timing of the "political action before the election". "ED all of a sudden has become active before the election. What...
  • LS polls: Mayawati befooling people, says Akhilesh Yadav 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday charged BSP supremo Mayawati with befooling people by saying no development work was done during SP regime in the state. Addressing an election rally along with party MP Jaya Bachchan at Kuraoli in support of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, he claimed...
  • Amarinder questions Jaitley over Bhopal gas tragedy case 3 hours 9 minutes ago

    Amritsar: Congress leader and Amritsar candidate Amarinder Singh asked his BJP rival Arun Jaitley to come clean on his alleged defence to Dow Jones against Bhopal gas tragedy victims over denial of compensation. Amarinder, in a statement, asked Jaitley whether it was not a fact that the latter gave legal...
  • Mulayam Singh bats for Muslim reservation 3 hours 26 minutes ago

    In a bid to woo Muslims, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said if voted to power, his party would ensure amendments are made in the constitution for their reservation and said only SP could prevent BJP leader Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister. Muslamano ne desk ko banaya hai...
  • Repoll ordered in six booths spread across 4 Lok Sabha seats in MP 3 hours 33 minutes ago

    The Election Commission has ordered repolling in six booths spread across four Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh on April 22, after reports of poll-related irregularities, official sources said on Sunday. Polling at these booths was held in the second phase on April 17, sources said. Repolling would be held...
  • Repoll in 25 polling stations of Bihar to be held on Monday 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    Repoll in 25 polling booths under Munger and Pataliputra parliamentary constituencies will be held on Monday, a poll panel official said on Sunday. The repoll will be held in 12 polling stations in Jamalpur (4), Suryagraha (4), Lakhisarai (3) and Barh (1) assembly segments under Munger parliamentary constituency and 13...
  • Four PLFI members arrested in Palamu 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    Four activists of a militant outfit 'People's Liberation Front of India' were arrested from Karimati village in Palamu district, police said on Sunday. All the four rebels, arrested on Saturday night, were associated with the organisation for the past six months, Deputy SP Ajay Kumar said. Seven other militants managed...
  • TDP-BJP alliance would be a success in Telangana: Kishan Reddy 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Despite the heavy presence of Congress and TRS in the electoral fray in Telangana, the TDP-BJP alliance would still be successful in the region, Telangana BJP Chief G Kishan Reddy has said. "The election atmosphere is definitely in favour of BJP in Telangana. The number of our MLA and...
  • Congress is a mother-son party, says Ramdev 3 hours 50 minutes ago

    Launching a frontal attack onNehru-Gandhi family, Yoga guru and supporter of Narendra Modi,Baba Ramdev on Sunday criticized the Congress, calling it a partyof 'Maa-Beta' (mother and son). "Supreme Prime Minister is Sonia and her son Rahul Gandhi.Yeh maa-beta party desh ko chala rahe hain (The party ofmother and son is...
  • Those not voting should be barred from polls: LK Advani 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    BJP leader L K Advani on Sunday batted for introduction of compulsory voting in the countryand said those failing to exercise their right to franchise should be barred from voting in future. "I have seen elections from 1952. I have also studiedelection processes of other countries. I had recommended thatcompulsory...
  • Squash: Joshna Chinappa stuns former World No. 1 to win Richmond Open 4 hours 17 minutes ago

    Richmond: Joshna Chinappa of India ended a career-long losing run to Australia's former world champion Rachael Grinham when she upset the top seed in straight games to win the inaugural USD 10,000 Richmond Open. World No.21 Chinappa beat her 16th-ranked opponent 11-9, 11-5, 11-8 for the first time in six...