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  • PM Modi mislead the nation on black money promise, says Abhishek Manu Singhvi 21 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mislead the nation on black money promise. "PM's false promises during Lok Sabha elections constitute a cheating offence," said Singhvi. ...
  • Celebrate this Diwali with Modi crackers, Priyanka sparklers 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the Narendra Modi wave swept the political arena, it seems to be doing the same in the markets this Diwali. With markets being adorned with diyas, lights, paper candles, crackers, people are flocking the place looking for particular kinds of crackers and sparklers. After Modi t-shirt, mugs, badges,...
  • Don't try to threaten Congress over black money, come out with the complete list: Maken to BJP 5 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday dared the Narendra Modi government to reveal the names of all the black money account holders. The Congress also said that it was ready for a probe against it on the issue. Reacting to reports about the central government's decision to disclose certain...
  • Congress leader writtes to Modi, expresses wish to acquire Ambedkar's home in London 7 hours 54 minutes ago

    Maharashtra Congress leader Nitin Raut wrote to the Narendra Modi government expressing his wish to acquire a residential property in London where Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar lived while studying at the London School of Economics in 1921-22. The 2,050 sq ft property on King Henry's Road, London, is expected to...
  • Black money case: Disclosure of account holders will embarrass Congress, says Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: On the backfoot after saying that the Centre will not reveal the names of account holders in the black money case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at the Congress saying doing so would embarrass the party itself. Jaitley, however, added that the names will be disclosed...
  • Maharashtra: Congress hits back at NCP, says will never support Shiv Sena Yesterday

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken hit back at National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar by saying that the party will never support Shiv Sena. The remarks came a day after Pawar said that the Congress has approached the party to jointly support Shiv Sena to form the government...
  • Congress leaders review political situation in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Mumbai: After a crushing defeat in Maharashtra assembly elections, state Congress leaders met on Monday night to review the political situation. The meeting held at Gandhi Bhavan, the Congress party's office in South Mumbai, was attended by Maharashtra state unit Congress chief Manikrao Thakre, former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, senior leaders...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Maharashtra verdict: Is an alliance between BJP and NCP politics of opportunism? Yesterday

    NCP with its 41 seats has offered unconditional support in forming the government after BJP bagged 122 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls and falls short of majority by 23 seats. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Modi-Shah leadership takes BJP to new heights Yesterday

    The all-charged up leadership of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah led BJP to register record victories in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • Kumari Selja blames Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Congress's defeat, says Haryana was a one man show 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after the party's massive and humiliating drubbing in Assembly elections 2014, senior Congress leader Kumari Selja blamed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the defeat. After being reduced to almost a regional party status in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress was trying to regain...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • Congress wins by-election in Manipur 2 days ago

    Imphal: Congress candidate Elangbam Dwijamani was on Monday declared elected from Hiyanglam Assembly constituency in Thoubal district of Manipur for which bypoll was held on October 17, state poll officials said. Dwijamani who had once represented the constituency, defeated his nearest rival Yumnam Radheshyam of Trinamool Congress by 1,829 votes, they...
  • Will BJP pick NCP over Shiv Sena as the Modi wave sweeps Maharashtra? 2 days ago

    With BJP emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra and yet falling short of reaching the halfway mark, it has two options, either to join hands with former ally Shiv Sena or the NCP. ...
  • Richest, poorest candidates defeated in Maharashtra polls 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The richest and poorest candidates who contested the Maharashtra assembly elections were defeated. However, the second richest candidate among a total of 1,356 contestants, BJP's Mangal Prabhat Lodha (58), won from the Malabar Hill constituency. Shiv Sena's Sunil Prabhu emerged triumphant from the Dindoshi assembly constituency in Mumbai,...
  • Maharashtra polls: Narayan Rane, Harshwardhan Patil among 14 former ministers who lost poll battle 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior Cogress leaders Narayan Rane and Harshwardhan Patil were two of the fourteen former Maharashtra ministers, who have lost this year's state Assembly elections. While former Industries Minister Narayan Rane lost to Vaibhav Naik of Shiv Sena from Kudal constituency, former Co-operation minister and sitting MLA Harshawardhan Patil lost...
  • For first time 13 women set to enter Haryana Assembly 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: For the first time in Haryana, known for its skewed sex ratio, 13 women will enter the state Assembly out of 116 women candidates who contested the polls. BJP, which got the majority, has given the maximum eight women candidates to the 90-member Haryana Assembly. Congress has three women...
  • Haryana polls: Only 20 MLAs retain their seats 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Only 20 MLAs retained their seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly. They were 12 from Congress, three from BJP, four from INLD and another MLA, who was in INLD, contested as a nominee of BJP this time. The Congress candidates who retained their seats were outgoing Chief Minister Bhupinder...
  • Maharashtra: No rotational CM, Fadnavis front-runner for top post, say BJP sources 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leadership is firm on having the next chief minister of Maharashtra from the party even as it is short of reaching the halfway mark, sources told CNN-IBN. There will be no rotational CM as was suggested in some reports earlier in the day, said highly placed...
  • Maharshtra polls: Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt 2 days ago

    Nagpur: Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where separate statehood demand is a contentious issue, has overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP, which won 43 of the 62 seats while Congress suffered a setback. Congress' tally dropped from 24 in 2009 to 10 seats. BJP, a strong votary of small states, seems...
  • Assembly elections: BJP set to form government in Maharashtra with NCP support 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Riding the crest of a Narendra Modi wave, BJP is set to form government in Maharashtra for the first time on its own with surprise "outside support" from NCP as the Assembly poll threw up a hung House with the party emerging a clear winner but falling short of...
  • Haryana polls: INLD gets its lowest ever vote share 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Opposition INLD which was eyeing to wrest power from the Congress after about 10 years with its Chief Om Parkash Chautala going to the extreme end of declaring his intention to take oath in the Tihar Jail, the party ended up with its lowest vote share in the four...
  • TWTW: What is reason behind Congress's debacle in Maharashtra? 2 days ago

    After losing Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Congress president Sonia Gandhi asks Prithviraj Chavan the reason behind the party's debacle. ...
  • Hung assembly in Maharashtra, BJP set to form government, looks for allies 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It's a hung assembly in Maharashtra with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the single largest party but well short of the halfway mark in the 288-member House. BJP's reliance on Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surely paid rich dividends. In a major shift of power, the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha talks to Shashi Tharoor on his pro-Modi stand 3 days ago

    Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Speaking to Cyrus Broacha, Tharoor talks about his punishment for pro-Modi...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana 3 days ago

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya Janata...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special 3 days ago

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • BJP gets majority in Haryana for the first time 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: In its best performance in nearly three decades, BJP created a record getting majority on its own in the 90-member Haryana Assembly winning 47 seats. The saffron party's previous best performance was in 1987 when it won 16 of the 20 seats it had contested....
  • Not suprised over NCP's move to back BJP government: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress is "not surprised" over NCP's announcement that it is willing to extend outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra. A senior AICC functionary on Sunday said, "It was well- planned. Now it is playing out what I had apprehended long back. We are not at...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP dethrones Congress, INLD fails to make a comeback 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form government in Haryana for the very first time after registering a record victory in the state by winning 47 of the 90 seats. As BJP made huge leaps in the state, ruling Congress was badly decimated in the polls. It won...