ibnlive » India

India

    • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai 49 minutes ago

      Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes...
    • Cong strategy to reach out to voters through paragliders suspended due to bad weather 1 hour 24 minutes ago

      Congress's much publicised plan to reach out to voters through cruiser powered paragliders in Uttarakhand's hills has been upset by the inclement weather, keeping the flying machines grounded at the party office in Dehradun. With the weather not clearing up over the past few days, the party has not been...
    • LS polls: Hema Malini banks on women voters in Mathura constituency 1 hour 30 minutes ago

      BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency Hema Malini is trying to woo women electors which are expected to play an important role in the elections here. Out of the total 16,83,994 electors in the constituency, 7,50,471 are women voters. "Women normally, prefer a woman candidate. We are trying to...
    • AAP accuses Hema Malini of furnishing false information in affidavit 1 hour 35 minutes ago

      Aam Admi Party on Friday accused the BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha seat Hema Malini of allegedly providing wrong facts in her nomination papers. DK Tyagi, an AAP supporter from Delhi, has lodged a complaint to the Election Commission on Thursday stating that the actress did not mention that...
    • Congress Indore candidate Satya Narayan Patel richest contender in MP 1 hour 38 minutes ago

      Congress nominee from Indore constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Satya Narayan Patel with assets totalling over Rs 69 crore is the richest candidate in the fray for the third phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in the state on April 24. An analysis of affidavits filed by various candidates...
    • AAP accuses BJP of disrupting its campaign; demands EC action 1 hour 40 minutes ago

      Aam Aadmi Party on Friday accused BJP of disrupting the poll campaign of its top leaders including Arvind Kejriwal and demanded the Election Commission to take action against the party. "The Aam Aadmi Party strongly condemns the attempts by BJP workers to disrupt the movement of its leaders, including national...
    • SP workers attempt suicide after EC revokes ban on Amit Shah, cane-charged 1 hour 56 minutes ago

      Hundreds of Samajwadi Party workers allegedly attempting self-immolation were assaulted by police with canes in Allahabad on Friday, and three of them were arrested, police said. The Samajwadi Party workers and activists were protesting the withdrawal of a ban by the Election Commission on campaigning by Bharatiya Janata Party general...
    • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 2 hours 6 minutes ago

      Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
    • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 2 hours 51 minutes ago

      BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
    • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 3 hours 6 minutes ago

      Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
    • Arunachal Pradesh: Missing poll official found dead 3 hours 20 minutes ago

      Itanagar: A polling official who went missing on April 9 from Siine Village of East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, was found murdered in a gorge here, police said on Friday. "Police recovered the body of Mathew Dabi from a gorge near the village yesterday," East Siang SP D Arya...
    • Contrary to claims by parties, no irregularities found in EVMs: Jharkhand CEO 3 hours 22 minutes ago

      The Election Commission on Friday said no irregularities were found in some EVMs in Ranchi as alleged by a couple of political parties, that led to a clash between the police and some people leading to injuries to more than 12 people near Khelgaon in the city. "After a thorough...
    • Muslim body slams Salim Khan, Salman for praising Modi 3 hours 26 minutes ago

      The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has slammed Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father and film writer Salim Khan for praising Narendra Modi for "pure commercial gains". FMSA, a body of Aligarh Muslim University, mostly comprising muslim intellectuals, passed a resolution in Aligarh on Thursday. Reacting sharply to...
    • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 3 hours 28 minutes ago

      A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
    • Once a critic, Smriti Irani hardsells Modi image to woo voters 3 hours 33 minutes ago

      BJP's Lok Sabha candidate in this Nehru-Gandhi bastion, Smriti Irani, is hardselling Narendra Modi's 'Vikas Purush' image among the people here who know her more as 'Tulsi', the quintessential 'bahu' she played on small screen, than as a politician. As she addresses one meeting after another in the rural interiors...
    • EC's decision to revoke ban on Amit Shah unfortunate, says SP 3 hours 35 minutes ago

      Terming Election Commission's decision to revoke the ban on BJP leader Amit Shah's participation in election campaigning as "unfortunate", Samajwadi Party on Friday said that it was an "injustice" to party leader Mohd Azam Khan. "The decision of EC to lift ban on Amit Shah's campaigning is unfortunate..It's injustice to...
    • BSP candidate approaches EC over bogus voting in 40 polling booths 3 hours 49 minutes ago

      A BSP candidate has approached the Election Commission alleging that proxy voting took place in 40 polling booths in Muzaffarnagar district on April 10, district authorities said. BSP candidate Kadir Rana in his complaint filed with the EC after polling on April 10, alleged that proxy voting took place in...
    • Sampark Kranti leaves 4 coaches behind while departing from Darbhanga 3 hours 52 minutes ago

      Train movement under Samastipur rail division was hampered for around two hours on Friday morning when Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Superfast Express sped ahead leaving four coaches behind at Laheriasarai station in Darbhanga district. Railway officials said the Delhi-bound train started its journey at 8.35 am from Darbhanga station and...
    • BJP banks on development to lay siege on Congress bastion 3 hours 57 minutes ago

      A keen battle is on the cards at Chhattisgarh's Korba Lok Sabha seat, a Congress bastion in which the party is again confident of making a clean sweep even as the rival BJP rides on development and anti-incumbency factors to be the recipe for its victory. Union Minister of State...
    • Farmers fear crop damage as rains, dust storm hit UP 4 hours 2 minutes ago

      A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop. "The bundles of harvested wheat lying open in the fields could get damaged. In areas where the crop is still to be harvested...
    • Watch: Akshay Yadav, the new Yadav kid on the block, speak 4 hours 37 minutes ago

      Akshay Yadav, the latest entrant into politics from Uttar Pradesh's Yadav clan is all set to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Firozabad. ...
    • Ex-dacoit campaigns for Samajwadi Party candidate Renu Yadav 4 hours 40 minutes ago

      Renu Yadav, a former dacoit is now a Lok Sabha candidate for the Samajwadi Party. Yadav is being supported by another former dacoit Munni in her election campaign. ...
    • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 5 hours 33 minutes ago

      Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
    • Will pay Rs 2,500 cr in 4 days: Sahara's new proposal for Subrata Roy's release 6 hours 36 minutes ago

      Sahara group on Thursday told Supreme court it is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore within four days and another Rs 2,500 crore in cash within 60 days for release of its chief Subrata Roy and two directors. Appearing before a bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar, senior...
    • Misa Bharti booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 6 hours 41 minutes ago

      An FIR was on Thursday lodged against former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, who is contesting from the state's Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency, for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine. A district official said an FIR was lodged against Bharti on the basis...
    • Polling percentage breaks previous records, 15% high from 2009 6 hours 52 minutes ago

      Breaking record of voter turnout in Lok Sabha polls, Rajasthan on Thursday in the first phase of voting in 20 LS seats recorded 63.43 per cent polling - an increase of 15 per cent from 2009 parliamentary elections. The highest voter turnout recorded in Lok Sabha elections in the state...
    • Miffed SP appeals to EC to lift ban on Azam Khan, reconsider decision on Amit Shah 7 hours 45 minutes ago

      New Delhi: While the Election Commission has lifted its ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah allowing him to hold rallies, Samajwadi Party is sulking as its senior leader Azam Khan continues to stay away from party campaigns following EC directives. The SP has appealed to the EC to reconsider...
    • Ajit Pawar allegedly threatened people to vote for Sule, AAP complains 7 hours 58 minutes ago

      Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Baramati Suresh Khopde has filed a complaint with the police on the basis of a video that allegedly shows Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar threatening villagers and telling them to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule. Ajit Pawar is allegedly heard in...
    • Arvind Kejriwal mobbed; police disperse angry protestors 8 hours 30 minutes ago

      AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday faced protest by people in Varanasi who were shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi, prompting police to use force to disperse the crowd. The incident took place when Kejriwal stopped at a famous pan shop near Benaras Hindu University area after returning from...
    • UK High Commissioner visits booths to see democracy in action 8 hours 39 minutes ago

      British High Commissioner to India James Bevan on Thursday visited polling stations in Patna and neighbouring areas to witness the election process. "The British High Commissioner visited many polling stations in Patna Sahib and Patliputra Parliamentary seats which witnessed voting today," Mainak De, Eastern India head of Political Press and...