Assembly Polls

  • Sonia accuses MP government of pocketing funds sent by Centre November 15, 2013

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday accused the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led-BJP government of pocketing funds sent by the Centre. Sonia said, "UPA has given crores of fund to the Madhya Pradesh government for development. Who has taken that money the people should ask this question to the state government." She...
  • Inflation has started coming down, claims Sheila Dikshit November 13, 2013

    Just few days before the Delhi Assembly polls, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has claimed that the inflation has already started coming down. However, BJP chief ministerial candidate Harsh Vardhan lambasted Dikshit by saying that there was an unholy alliance between the government and the traders which led to inflation. ...
  • Rahul says will not shy away from disciplining Cong party workers May 24, 2013

    At a meeting with party workers in Delhi ahead of state elections this year, Rahul Gandhi admonished them. Rahul said that he will not shy away from disciplining them, unlike Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • Colourless Karnataka polls this time after EC clampdown April 28, 2013

    There will be no colour in May 5 Karnataka elections after the Election Commission's clampdown on poll banners and posters. However, to counter the lack of election season colour, the Cartoonists' Association of Bangalore is doing its bit to raise voter awareness. ...
  • Who does Karnataka favour as its preferred choice for CM? April 25, 2013

    A CNN-IBN-The Week pre-poll survey has revealed that Janata Dal (Secular) president and former Chief Minsiter HD Kumaraswamy is the most preferred CM candidate. ...
  • K'taka polls: Belgaum's development ignored as parties focus on Marathi vs Kannada divide April 22, 2013

    Belgaum in North Karnataka is a town which is at the heart of a border dispute between Karnataka and Maharshtra and CNN-IBN's Veeraraghav found that the linguistic divide runs deep. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Poll-bound Meghalaya in focus February 11, 2013

    The people of Meghalaya reveal what their expectations are from their leaders. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gujarat polls December 16, 2012

    On the show Cyrus Broacha also talks about Sharad Pawar, Bollywood movie 'Hobbit', Mamata Banerjee and much more. ...
  • Gujarat Muslims: A new narrative December 1, 2012

    Gujarat Muslims are now looking for developmental issues. ...
  • Gujarat: Cong in damage control mode; BJP refields MLAs November 23, 2012

    Dissent among party workers in both the BJP and the Congress is expected to only intensify further, as parties will have to announce their complete list of candidates in a couple of days from now. But the impact of dissension will hit the BJP harder as it tries to win...
  • My focus only on Gujarat elections: Narendra Modi October 1, 2012

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that his primary concern is not the 2014 General Elections but the state Assembly polls. He also accused the Congress of misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "With my Gujarat experience (referring to 2002 riots), I can say that the Congress is misusing...
  • Karnataka sleaze row: Is the BJP in trouble? February 9, 2012

    The BJP has been facing serious problems in Karnataka and Gujarat. Experts discuss whether the party is in trouble. ...
  • Mamata says can fight polls alone; Cong says it isn't scared January 7, 2012

    Keeping Mamata in good humour is crucial for the Congress especially with the budget session not too far away. ...
  • The Last Word: the road ahead for the UPA government January 7, 2012

    Watch the discussion with Karan Thapar on road ahead for the UPA government in 2012. ...
  • Decision on Budget date yet to be taken: Pranab January 4, 2012

    The Union Budget could be delayed beyond March 9 due to assembly elections, indicated Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Why didn't CBI act when Kushwaha was in BSP, asks BJP January 4, 2012

    BJP leader Vijay Bahadur Pathak has said his party will not support any corrupt person. ...
  • Prepared for 7-phase polls in UP: Rajnath December 24, 2011

    Former BJP president Rajnath Singh ruled out any possibility of an alliance between his party and BSP or SP. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 22, 2011

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Rahul Gandhi's charisma overrated? November 26, 2010

    Rahul Gandhi campaigned hard for the Bihar elections by travelling through 17 districts and holding 16 rallies. But the Congress has had a disastrous showing in Bihar, winning just 4 out of 243 seats. ...
  • A new era for BJP-JD(U) in Bihar November 25, 2010

    The results this time has also showcased a strong BJP, wining a considerable number of seats themselves. ...
  • Landslide victory for JD(U)-BJP in Bihar November 25, 2010

    Nitish Kumar is back with a bang in Bihar assembly polls. He sweeps to power in Bihar again. ...
  • It's a victory of development politics: Modi November 24, 2010

    Narendra Modi congratulates the BJP and the JD(U) leaders in Bihar for the victory. ...
  • Nobody is shielding Rahul Gandhi: Congress November 24, 2010

    Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam said that party has to introspect on what happened, it was a people's verdict. ...
  • We can't compare Lalu with Nitish: Sankarshan Thakur November 24, 2010

    Sankarshan Thakur, Roving Editor of 'The Telegraph' shares views with CNN-IBN over the battle for Bihar. ...
  • 30 Minutes: What does being Bihari mean November 16, 2010

    What does being Bihari mean for those who chose to leave the state? Many Bihari left their home state for better education, better job and a better life. As the state changes for the better what are their views? ...
  • Young people feel proud of being Bihari October 29, 2010

    Bihar's voters once voted according to caste, now the enthusiasm for Bihari sub-nationalism is palpable. ...
  • Battle for Bihar: Is Bihari pride finally back? October 29, 2010

    The 3rd phase of Bihar polls took place on Thursday with a high turnout of 54 pc. So is a state that once voted only according to caste, now voting according to development and a new sense of Bihari pride. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Lalu's toughest political battle October 23, 2010

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad is fighting perhaps the most important political battle of his life. Our of power both in the state and Centre, Lalu is facing a tough challenge from current Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the ongoing Assembly elections. ...
  • Bihar polls: parties split over Muslim quota October 20, 2010

    The BJP's manifesto has made it clear that it would oppose the concept of religion based reservation policy while enhancing the reservation quota for Muslims is JDU's biggest USP to woo Muslim voters. ...
  • Battle for Bihar: Fight intensifies to woo Muslim voters October 20, 2010

    Both Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Yadav are desperately trying to woo the minority vote bank. ...