• A date with a RSS pracharak

    Let There Be Noise |  Subhajit Sengupta
    I was sitting inside the BJP office in Ghaziabad waiting for the coordinates of the General, candidate from the area, for yet another interview. I...

  • Will Mulayam's much-delayed visit to riot-hit Muzaffarnagar help SP in polls? April 7, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Seven months after the last fire in the communal riots was put off in Muzaffarnagar, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh finally descended in the city on Sunday. A rally in the heart of the city, however, failed to garner even half the number of people his rival, Bahujan Samaj...
  • FIR against Amit Shah a deliberate move by UP government: BJP April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: After an FIR was registered by the Bijnor administration against BJP leader Amit Shah over his recent 'revenge' speech, a fumed saffron party said that the complaint was filed deliberately by the Uttar Pradesh government. "There are no cases against Beni Prasad Verma and Azam Khan for the...
  • Mulayam campaigns in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, hints at his PM ambition April 6, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Even as a proposed Third Front led by the Left met an embarrassing end, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh is confident that a non-Congress, non-BJP front will form the government at Centre after the general elections. In his first ever visit to Muzaffarnagar after communal violence claimed over 60...
  • Imran Masood gets an edge over rivals in Saharanpur with his anti-Modi rant April 5, 2014

    Saharanpur: Positive publicity or negative publicity, it sure grabs eyeballs. At the moment, the person who seems to be cashing in on all the limelight he received for his remarks on Narendra Modi is Imran Masood. The Congress candidate from Saharanpur who was arrested for a hate speech against the...
  • Election Yatra: Will Bhupinder Hooda sweep Haryana in 2014 polls? April 3, 2014

    The 2014 Assembly elections are the most difficult elections Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is facing. It is to be seen whether the Congress, which is facing anti-incumbency, will be able to sweep the Assembly and General elections or not. Haryana residents say development is the main issue this...
  • Battle for Gurgaon: The two faces of the constituency April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In the battle for Haryana, there are stark contrasts between the Millennium City Gurgaon and three-fourths of the constituency, which is rural and underdeveloped. The battle goes beyond the problems of the Millennium city and its aspirations as it also includes the interior areas of Mewat and Rewari,...
  • Midnight raid: NHRC tells police to take action against Somnath Bharti March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In what can be major trouble for Aam Aadmi Party MLA and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, the National Human Rights Commission has directed the Delhi Police to take action against him for his infamous midnight raid at Khirkee extension. The police have been given two months'...
  • Allegations of favours to Vadra politically motivated, says Haryana CM March 27, 2014

    Gurgaon: The Robert Vadra land deals have put a question mark on the Haryana government. However, Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has denied having granted favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN , Hooda called all corruption allegations against him politically motivated. "The allegations are...
  • Watch: Kejriwal's attacks BJP in his home state Haryana March 26, 2014

    After Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party has shifted their focus to Arvind Kejriwal's home state Haryana. On the campaign trail in Faridabad, Kejriwal questioned corruption and attacked the BJP. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning March 24, 2014

    Even after two months, there is no headway in the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The viscera report is inconclusive, but rules out poisoning. It says she was on anti-depressants, but doesn't attribute her death to an overdose. ...
  • IM operative Waqas tells how he became a terrorist, planned for blasts March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas claims to have been motivated very early and wanted to participate in jehadi activities. In 2009, he met LeT recruiter Taj Mohammed. Then 21 year old Waqas told him that he wanted to get trained and fight for jehad in Kashmir. But Taj wasn't interested....
  • Nursery admission case hearing adjourned to March 28 by Delhi HC March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday adjourned the nursery admissions case till March 28. The Delhi government had presented a report in the High Court stating there are 1600 private schools in the national capital. The report further said that 3,19,724 applications were submitted in these schools(including multiple...
  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were not...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....