• Amit Shah free to hold rallies but EC ban on Azam Khan stays 7 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. The move by the EC came after his assurance that he would not disturb the public tranquility and...
  • Azam Khan's comments are meaningless: Begum Noor Bano 20 hours 24 minutes ago

    Congress candidate from Moradabad seat Begum Noor Bano said that it is people's verdict and will be decided by them. ...
  • Election Yatra: Watch the political mood in Rampur, Moradabad 6 days ago

    As a part of special series, Election Yatra, CNN-IBN visits Rampur and Moradabad to find out the mood of voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • EC orders FIR against Amit Shah, Azam Khan; bans their rallies 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious...
  • UP Election Yatra: Congress aims for re-election in Rampur, Moradabad 1 week ago

    With elections round the corner, artisans of Moradabad are back in focus and attempts are being made to reach out to this constituency of voters. The town that welcomed the Congress nominee Mohammed Azharuddin in 2009 is completely disillusioned with the party and that could impact the chances of Noor...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh 1 week ago

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Habiba Marya Shakil visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary Constituencies which will vote on April 10, 17, 24, May 7 and 12. ...
  • Communal divide evident as Muzaffarnagar votes for LS polls 1 week ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Voting in the riot-battered western Uttar Pradesh took place in the third phase of LS polls on Thursday. The worst hit Muzaffarnagar saw 69 per cent turnout, however, the divide between communities in the region came fore with an increased turnout. The inherent fault lines in Muzaffarnagar lie exposed...
  • LS polls: Muzaffarnagar electorate step out to exercise their franchise April 10, 2014

    The electorate in Muzaffarnagar step out and cast their vote almost after seven months of the bloodshed that claimed lives of over 60 people. ...
  • LS polls: Voters look for hope amidst despair in Muzaffarnagar April 9, 2014

    Being the epicenter of the political discourse in Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar once known as 'mohabbat nagar' is looking for hope amidst despair and people are gearing up for the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Muslims won the Kargil War' remark April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in...
  • Tight security in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar ahead of voting day April 9, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Seven months after communal riots, the Muzaffarnagar town of Uttar Pradesh will vote in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. Tight security is in place for the polls in the highly polarised belt. Riot accused Sanjeev Baliyan, Kadir Rana, Hukum Singh and Bharatendu Singh are...
  • EC deadline to Mamata, says transfer officials by 2:30 pm today April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has asked the Mamata Bannerjee government in West Bengal to comply with its orders and transfer the six officers in the state by 2:30 pm on Tuesday. According to sources, the EC has warned the state government that it has powers to cancel elections in...
  • Azam Khan calls Modi's aide Amit Shah a 'goon' April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the name game in the political parties even on the first day of voting for the Lok Sabha elections. Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has now called BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah a 'goon'. Khan said, "Amit Shah is a...
  • BJP files complain against Shahi Imam for openly endorsing Congress April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari for openly endorsing the Congress. The BJP claimed that by openly endorsing the Congress, Bukhari has tried to communalise elections. Bukhari had said that the Congress is the only...
  • No Modi wave in Madhya Pradesh, says Kamal Nath April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: He has won eight elections, lost one and is trying his luck from Chhindhwara in Madhya Pradesh for the tenth time. On the campaign trail, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath discounts a Narendra Modi wave. "Tough election? Which election isn't? Why are you not talking about Modi?" he...