• A Billion Votes: Is Priyanka more charismatic than Rahul as a leader? 3 days ago

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. However, Priyanka Gandhi told CNN-IBN, "I have always said my focus is on the two seats of Amethi and...
  • Watch: Elections in the North East decoded on Microsoft's analytics centre April 9, 2014

    World's largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India's most trusted election news network to bring you the CNN-IBN Microsoft election analytics centre. ...
  • Watch: Phase 2 of elections decoded on Microsoft's analytics centre April 8, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Arunoday Mukharji explains phase 2 of Lok Sabha elections on Microsoft's elections analytics centre. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP moves EC over Cobrapost sting April 4, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. The party has now approached the Election Commission against Cobrapost demanding that the telecast of the sting be stopped....
  • BJP questions timing of Cobrapost sting on Babri, asks EC to ban it April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Politics is brewing over the recent sting by Cobrapost which indicts right wing leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Terming the allegations as baseless, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) questioned the timing of the sting operation with the Lok Sabha elections just days away. In the sting,...
  • A billion votes: Should parties act against leaders for hate speeches? April 2, 2014

    With Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the candidates are calling each other with different names and the Indian politics hitting an all time low. Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma called BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a RSS goon and SP leader Azam Khan has called him a dog's...
  • Congress has double standards on corruption, accuses Modi March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In the run up to elections 2014, the battle is heating up and the war of words is intensifying. As leaders raise the pitch and parties try to trump each other over who has the moral right over fighting corruption, Narendra Modi at rallies across Maharashtra this Sunday...
  • A Billion Votes: Will kill Modi, says Congress candidate Imran Masood March 28, 2014

    In what could be a huge embarrassment for the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood has threatened to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Coal blocks scam: CBI chargesheet against Congress MP Vijay Darda March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against party's Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal block allocation case. Darda along with the others has been named for criminal conspiracy and cheating in the chargesheet. CBI has said that...
  • Virbhadra Singh probed in connection with payoffs by a steel company March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has been questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged payoffs to him by a steel company. The CBI's Preliminary Enquiry was registered in 2013 based on a complaint by the State Trading Corporation. IT...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi March 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Has BJP betrayed Jaswant Singh? March 24, 2014

    Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. ...
  • Coal scam: Fresh trouble for UPA, CBI questions PM advisor TKA Nair March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could bring in major trouble for the UPA-II ahead of Lok Sabha elections, the CBI has now reached the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's doorsteps in connection with the infamous coal scam. CBI sleuths have questioned PM's advisor TKA Nair in connection with the scam. CNN-IBN had...
  • A Billion Votes: LK Advani decides to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? March 19, 2014

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...