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  • PCC chief Sachin Pilot to address rally in Bharatpur today 20-04-2014 07:46 AM

    PCC chief Sachin Pilot will address a rally in Bharatpur on Sunday that will go to polls on April 24. First phase of polling in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan on April 17 ended with an average of 63.25% of 3.48 crore electors casting their votes, the Election Commission...
  • Cong manifesto will be implemented if party voted back: CM 19-04-2014 10:44 PM

    Alleging that former BJP chief ministers had failed to achieve in over six years what he has in just two months, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday said everything promised in the Congress manifesto will be implemented if the party is voted back to power at the Centre. Addressing...
  • Watch: Mumbaikars expectations from politicians in 'Young India Debates' 19-04-2014 10:30 PM

    In 'Young India Debates' first episode IBN18 Network Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to the younsters of Mumbai that what they want from the politicians. The show also had panelists from Congress, BJP and AAP. Congress leader Milind Deora, BJP leader Poonam Mahajan and AAP leader Medha Patkar spoke about the...
  • Won't back Third Front, will search new allies for UPA-3: Congress 19-04-2014 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: With stability weighing heavily on its mind, Congress will go in for the search of new allies to form a UPA-III government and has no intention to support a Third Front government. A senior party leader, who declined to be identified, insisted that the party has become wiser...
  • Pallam Raju files nomination from Kakinada LS seat 19-04-2014 10:13 PM

    Rajahmundry: Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju on Saturday said the Congress was the only party to launch development initiative for the welfare of minorities and the weaker sections of society. Raju, who filed nomination for Kakinada Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, interacted with Muslim religious leaders,...
  • India does not need 'a bleeder or a pleader' as a PM: Shashi Tharoor 19-04-2014 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: India does not need "a bleeder or a pleader" as a prime minister, the Congress on Saturday said hitting back at BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley for dubbing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "just a reader and not a leader". Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor also questioned...
  • Refusal to wear skull cap is Modi's signal to Hindutva constituency: Congress 19-04-2014 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is sending an "unmistakable signal" of his "bias and bigotry" against Muslims to the nation by consistently refusing to wear a skull cap, Congress charged on Saturday. "It's not as simple that he did not wear a skull cap. That is the...
  • BJP's ideology is dividing people: Rahul Gandhi 19-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party saying its ideology is dividing people. While addressing a rally, Rahul said, "The BJP's ideology is dividing Hindu and Muslims." ...
  • 'No vacancy' for leadership role for Priyanka in Congress: Tharoor 19-04-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, the Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation. "The Congress has a President and a Vice-President, who is...
  • Ramdev defends 'money' remark, says asked to avoid irrelevant talks in media 19-04-2014 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramadev has clarified to his 'don't talk of money when mics are on' remarks, saying he was asking BJP's Alwar candidate Mahant Chandnath to not talk about irrelevant matters infront media. "I only told him non relevant talks should not be said infront of media," Ramdev...
  • We got to know about corruption because of RTI: Sonia 19-04-2014 06:39 PM

    In a bid to woo the electorate, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Saturday boasted that Right to Information (RTI) was brought by her party. "It is only because of RTI that we got to know about corruption," she added. The Congress chief gave this statement while addressing a poll rally...
  • BJP not alternative to Congress, says D Raja 19-04-2014 06:29 PM

    Senior CPI leader D Raja on Saturday wondered why the AIADMK and the DMK were not attacking the "communal policy" of BJP and instead only criticising Narendra Modi on the Gujarat model of development. "The Dravidian parties only talk about Modi's politics and not about communalism," he told reporters in...
  • Fight has narrowed between Congress and BJP, says Oommen Chandy 19-04-2014 06:07 PM

    Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy on Saturday said the fight in the Lok Sabha elections has narrowed between Congress and BJP, each representing different ideologies. Though there were many players in the battle at the national level, the choice of the people of late had come down to the two...
  • Bengal women are worst sufferers, says Rahul Gandhi 19-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in the state saying that the women in Bengal were the worst sufferers despite having a lady chief minister. "Women in Bengal are the worst sufferers in the whole country though the state...
  • BJP has copied Congress's manifesto, indulged in political plagarism: Anand Sharma 19-04-2014 05:42 PM

    Congress leader and Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday alleged that the BJP was indulging in "political plagiarism". Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Sharma said that the BJP simply "copy-pasted" the Congress's manifesto in its vision document. He also said that voters would keep "the personality cult and...
  • LS polls: GK Vasan seeks vote for Congress to ensure development in Puducherry 19-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Asserting that the UPA Government had evolved several development projects for the union territory, Union Minister and senior Congress leader GK Vasan on Saturday asked the voters to support the party in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls so that they continue to get such benefits. Canvassing for Congress nominee...
  • Mamata government saving those involved in Saradha scam: Rahul 19-04-2014 04:19 PM

    Malda: Hitting hard on the Mamata Banerjee government on the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, Rahul Gandhi today accused it of not taking action against those involved and instead trying to save them. "The government here has not done anything for two years. 20 lakh people have been affected (by the...
  • Reports of investments flowing into Gujarat false: Anand Sharma 19-04-2014 03:33 PM

    Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday hit out Narendra Modi saying that the reports of investments flowing into Gujarat is false. ...
  • 'Jaunpur Ka Beta' Ravi Kishan aims to revive lost Congress glory 19-04-2014 03:11 PM

    'Jaunpur Ka Beta' is not a new film of actor Ravi Kishan, who is contesting on a Congress ticket from here, but what the Bhojpuri superstar calls himself as he makes an attempt to regain this seat in which his party has not made a comeback since 1984. And he...
  • FIR against Kumar Vishwas for staging dharna inside police station 19-04-2014 02:49 PM

    A complaint has been lodged against AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas and hundred others for staging adharna inside a police station, police sources said here on Saturday. The AAP leader and others sat in the premises to press for an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and some Congress workers, alleging...
  • Nandan Nilekani confident of victory, thanks voters 19-04-2014 02:14 PM

    With the voting for Bangalore South taking place on April 17, Congress candidate from the constituency Nandan Nilekani in his blog, thanked the people of Bengaluru for believing in him. Here is his blog: On April 17, South Bengaluru, along with the rest of Karnataka, voted to elect its MPs...
  • BJP will win maximum number of seats in UP: Amit Shah 19-04-2014 01:57 PM

    Varanasi: BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Amit Shah is confident of winning largest number of seats in the state. "Uttar Pradesh has voted for the BJP in the first two phases and I am confident that we will win most number of seats," Shah said. Narendra Modi's close aide Shah also...
  • PM walked on snow, but didn't leave any footprints: Arun Jaitley 19-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley is on a writing spree this election season. This time, he has taken on the Prime Minister's media advisor Pankaj Pachauri's statements that Dr Manmohan Singh is not a silent Prime Minister. Jaitley, in his 'The Campaign Diary' series that he writes online, has...
  • BJP focused on one leader, Congress talks of entire country: Ajay Singh 19-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while BJP harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly said BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while Congress talks...
  • Rahul’s vision limited to balloons and toffees: Raman Singh 19-04-2014 01:21 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhis vision is limited to balloons and toffees and his only USP in politics is that he belongs to the Gandhi family, says Chhattisgarhs chief minister Raman Singh. As the war of words intensifies between BJP and Congress in the ongoing polls, 61-year-old Singh said the Gandhi...
  • West Bengal: CPM worker allegedly beaten to death by TMC workers 19-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Kolkata: A CPI(M) worker has succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by Trinamool Congress workers In Birbhum in West Bengal. The incident took place in the Siuri police station area on Friday. The victim Seikh Hiralal, a 40-year old farmer, was reportedly beaten up in full...
  • Show Me The Money: Ambika Soni has assets worth over Rs 117.99 crore 19-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni from Anandpur Sahib has Rs 90,000 worth of Cash in hand and her investmens and deposits are vlaued at Rs 13.2 crore. ...
  • BJP rubbishes Geelani's claims, Congress seeks Modi's clarification on Kashmir 19-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani claimed that he turned down the offer of two Kashmiri Pandits who approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue, the BJP has categorically rejected the report as a...
  • No funds to fight polls, Congress nominees in the lurch in Tamil Nadu 19-04-2014 12:05 PM

    At a time when the Dravidian majors, AIADMK and DMK, are campaigning intensely in as many ways as possible, including roping in film stars, the Congress campaign is lacklustre in Tamil Nadu as the party is bereft of allies and its candidates short of funds to run the show. With...