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  • When it comes to candidates for polls, AAP beats Congress and BJP 21-04-2014 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has overtaken the ruling Congress and its principal challenger, the BJP, at least in the total number of candidates it has fielded across India. The AAP has fielded its candidates in 434 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress has fielded 414 candidates and the...
  • Robert Vadra will be in jail if NDA comes to power: Uma Bharti 21-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Notwithstanding BJP's assertion that there will be no witch-hunt if it comes to power, Uma Bharti has said that Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra will be in jail if the NDA comes to power. Bharti also alleged that Vadra had made money by breaking all the norms. "Just because he...
  • Will not spare criminals even if they are in BJP, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 01:26 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday made a pitch for cleaning up Parliament, freeing it of MPs with criminal cases against them. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said that if he comes to power, he will make sure action is taken...
  • 1984 riots guilty remain unpunished, says Arun Jaitley 21-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Raking up the issue of 1984 riots, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday alleged that those guilty for the "state sponsored" violence still remain unpunished. Describing the "massacre" of innocent Sikhs after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a "black spot" in the democracy, the BJP...
  • I've sold tea, not the country, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 12:34 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took on the Congress yet again over the 'tea seller' remarks on him. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Modi said while he sold tea, he didn't sell the country. "Those who ridicule me about my childhood,...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya's grandson among Modi's proposers in Varanasi 21-04-2014 11:59 AM

    Varanasi: Former Justice Giridhar Malviya, the grandson of freedom fighter and BHU founder Madan Mohan Malviya, will be one of he proposers for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi when he files his nomination from Varanasi on April 24. "I have agreed to be the proposer for Narendra...
  • After Sonia, Modi to hold election rally in Telangana on Tuesday 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    Hyderabad: After Sonia Gandhi, it is now BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi's turn to woo voters in India's newest state Telangana. Modi will be addressing public meetings at Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar and Hyderabad on Tuesday. Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan will also be accompanying Modi during his election meetings. The TDP...
  • What the BJP and Congress manifestos really promise and don't 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto, much to the displeasure of the Election Commission, on the first day of the 2014 Indian general elections (April 7). Both the BJP and the Congress, which released its manifesto last month (March 26) have emphasized systemic reforms in their manifestos. After...
  • LS polls 6th phase: Two AAP candidates from Tamil Nadu face 762 cases 21-04-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 2071 candidates out of 2077 candidates who are contesting in the Phase 6 of Lok Sabha 2014 Elections. The rest of the candidates were not analysed due to unclear/incomplete affidavits uploaded on...
  • Dreaded former bandit leader campaigns for Modi across Chambal 21-04-2014 11:05 AM

    Bhopal: "If Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister of India and tries to make the country as developed as Gujarat, then please don't waste your vote. Just click the button before the lotus for all-round progress of the nation." This appeal is not being made by any hardcore RSS activist...
  • JDU leader Shakuni Chaudhary says he will bury Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 10:40 AM

    Patna: Even as the Election Commission has acted against many leaders for delivering hate speeches but it seems that politicians are yet to learn their lessons. JDU leader Shakuni Chaudhary kicked up yet another controversy by saying that Narendra Modi would be buried while addressing a rally in Bhagalpur, Bihar...
  • LIVE: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Mathura 21-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will campaign for party candidates on Monday. In his extensive single-day programme, Modi will be addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi, Etah, Firozabad and Mathura. BJP leaders said, Modi will be campaigning for Bollywood actress and party candidate from Mathura Hema Malini,...
  • Sidhu's wife hits out at SAD, upset over him being denied a ticket 21-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Amritsar's sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjyot Kaur has lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal, expressing her disappointment over Sidhu being denied a ticket this time. The BJP-SAD alliance has fielded Arun Jaitley from Amritsar. Kaur, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, accused the Akali Dal government of...
  • Rajnath Singh has no vehicles but assets worth over Rs 2.9 crore 21-04-2014 09:28 AM

    BJP chief and candidate from Lucknow Rajnath Singh has no vehicle in his name but has assets worth over Rs 2.9 crore. Singh owns residential and agricultural properties in Lucknow and Chaundali worth Rs 1.9 crore, while his bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 66.4 lakh. ...
  • Varanasi: Ustad Bismillah Khan's family refuses to be Modi's proposer 21-04-2014 08:43 AM

    Varanasi: Late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan's family has refused to become a proposer for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi. Bismillah Khan's son Zamin Hussain Bismillah has said that he wants to keep the family away from politics. He said that some BJP functionaries had...
  • Rahul criticises Modi's claims about Gujarat development 21-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took him to task in Dhar on Sunday, for claiming that Gujarat developed purely because of his (Modi) magic. Without naming Modi, Rahul said, "He used to say that development which took place in Gujarat...
  • Giriraj Singh sticks to his 'Modi baiters must go to Pakistan' remark 21-04-2014 07:50 AM

    Patna: Bihar Bharaiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh remains defiant and stands by his comment 'Modi critics must go to Pakistan' despite an FIR filed against him. "I said that there are some people who are supporting Pakistan. They are traitors. They don't want Modi to come to power. I...
  • Narendra Modi never speaks the truth, says Jairam Ramesh 21-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of never speaking truth. "I would not comment on any allegations levelled by Modi as he never speaks truth," the Union Rural Development Minister said at a press conference in Dhanbad. Rejecting to BJP's claim that there...
  • Lok Sabha election live blog: April 21 21-04-2014 07:46 AM

    Here are the latest updates related to Lok Sabha polls 2014. ...
  • BJP won't stop welfare schemes in Rajasthan, says Vasundhara Raje 21-04-2014 07:32 AM

    Assailing opposition Congress leaders' "misleading statements" during Lok Sabha campaign, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday assured that her government would not stop any public welfare schemes brought by previous governments. Due to apprehensions of defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, some senior Congress leaders were saying that BJP...
  • Geelani should name Modi's emissaries who approached him: Omar 20-04-2014 11:25 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah said that hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani should name the Kashmiri Pandits who he says approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue. "Either Geelani or Modi is...
  • Ajit Singh calls Modi a goat, says he talks only about himself 20-04-2014 11:20 PM

    Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by calling him a goat. While addressing a rally on Sunday in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Singh said, "Modi does not talk about forming a BJP government, but talks only about forming his government. He only...
  • Ajit Singh calls Modi a goat, says he talks only about himself 20-04-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by calling him a goat. While addressing a rally on Sunday in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Singh said, "Modi does not talk about forming a BJP government, but talks only about forming his government....
  • Gujaratis toiled hard, but Modi hogging credit, says Rahul 20-04-2014 10:05 PM

    Mumbai: In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that though Gujarat model was created by the people of the state, BJP's prime ministerial nominee Modi is hogging credit for it. "Gujarat model of development was created by the people of the state. Is...
  • FIR filed against Giriraj Singh, Gadkari, other BJP leaders 20-04-2014 09:47 PM

    Ranchi: An FIR was on Sunday filed against Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh, former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and some other party leaders following a controversial remark by Singh that the Centre gave subsidy to those who exported beef and taxed those who reared cows. The FIR was lodged under...
  • Election Mania: What's at stake?

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    If you're sitting here in India, you can't be oblivious to the election mania. We are in the middle of the 9 phases, and it's...

  • Have you bought a ticket to Pakistan?

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    It looks like millions of Indians living abroad will have to buy a ticket to Islamabad if they want to visit their friends and relatives....

  • Pawar clever as he is not contesting a poll he is going to lose: Modi 20-04-2014 08:55 PM

    Jalgaon/Nashik: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday described NCP chief Sharad Pawar as a "clever" politician and said the Union Minister decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls this time as he could sense that he would lose the election. "Whenever people speak about Sharad...
  • FIR against Giriraj for his 'those against Modi will have to go to Pakistan' remark 20-04-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: An FIR was filed against BJP leader Giriraj Singh in Deoghar, Jharkhand on Sunday for his controversial remarks that those opposing Narendra Modi had no place in India and should go to Pakistan. A complaint was also registered against former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and other party leaders...
  • Amarinder questions Jaitley over Bhopal gas tragedy case 20-04-2014 07:16 PM

    Amritsar: Congress leader and Amritsar candidate Amarinder Singh asked his BJP rival Arun Jaitley to come clean on his alleged defence to Dow Jones against Bhopal gas tragedy victims over denial of compensation. Amarinder, in a statement, asked Jaitley whether it was not a fact that the latter gave legal...