Defeat

  • Defeat in Lok Sabha polls a collective responsibility: Jairam Ramesh 31-05-2014 10:38 PM

    Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi did his best during the electioneering for Lok Sabha polls and the party's drubbing was a collective responsibility. "It's (defeat) a collective responsibility. Rahul Gandhi tried his best," Ramesh told reporters. "Very good work was done in the rural sector...
  • Congress failed to gauge public's anger against it, admits Sonia Gandhi 24-05-2014 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: Having faced its worst ever defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday admitted that her party failed to gauge the voters' anger against the party which ultimately led to its massive rout. After being re-elected as the Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party on...
  • Many offsprings of political leaders get a thumbs down in elections 18-05-2014 12:26 PM

    This year's Lok Sabha elections saw many of the sons and daughters of Congress leaders failing to retain their family strongholds as party's tally dipped to a historic low of 44 seats out of 543. Prominent among those who lost the elections are Sachin Pilot, Karti Chidambaram, Sandeep Dikshit, Milind...
  • Congress leaders in 'depression of defeat', need treatment: BJP 09-03-2014 04:02 PM

    BJP on Sunday attacked Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his barbs at Narendra Modi over his marital status, saying his comments reflected the "depression" creeping in the ruling party leaders over their "certain" defeat in Lok Sabha polls. Congress leaders have sunk into "depression of defeat", party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas...
  • Defeat of Congress may lead to higher fiscal deficit: Fitch 10-12-2013 02:45 PM

    Global rating agency Fitch on Tuesday expressed fear that the defeat of Congress in four of the five state Assembly elections could lead to higher fiscal deficit target as the government would be constrained to curb expenditure. "The setback faced by the Congress Party in state elections could potentially raise...
  • Zardari blames international forces for polls loss 21-05-2013 01:05 AM

    Lahore: President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday blamed national and international forces for his Pakistan Peoples Party defeat in the May 11 polls while the party's losing candidates held former premiers Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf responsible for the debacle. In a meeting with PPP ticket-holders of Punjab...
  • BJP's defeat is beginning of its decline: Congress 09-05-2013 01:23 AM

    Bhopal: BJP's humiliating defeat in the Karnataka assembly polls is the beginning of its decline in election-bound states, Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kantilal Bhuria said in Bhopal on Wednesday. Congratulating Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi for the success in Karnataka, where it regained power after...
  • Defeat is no tragedy, it's just a match: Nadal 29-06-2012 05:43 PM

    London: French Open champion Rafael Nadal was philosophical about his shock second-round defeat to 100th-ranked Czech Lukas Rosol at the Wimbledon. The Spanish second seed looked to have fought his way back into the match, cruising to the fourth set after taking the first and surprisingly dropping the next two....
  • It's time for Germany to break the curse: Low 27-06-2012 10:52 AM

    Germany's coach Joachim Low believes that the time has come for Germany to overcome their struggles of the past and defeat Italy in a major tournament. Die Mannschaft have failed to come out on top against the Azzurri in four previous World Cups and two European Championship meetings. They will...
  • Dhoni hopeful despite T20 defeat 01-02-2012 07:14 PM

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  • Indian Cricket team's pointers for businesses 27-09-2011 12:58 PM

    Ok, ok, so you do remember it all, dont you? That Dhoni six that sealed the World Cup. Those stories that appeared soon after about team spirit and leadership. And the paeans of praise for a leader who could do no wrong. Ah, those were the days. Suddenly, it seems...
  • WB polls: Blamegame begins after Left's rout 13-05-2011 06:13 PM

    Kolkata: CPI(M) leader and Land Reforms minister Abdur Rezzak Mollah, one of the few ministers who retained their seats, on Friday held state's Commerce and Industry minister Nirupam Sen squarely responsible for the debacle of the Left front in the Assembly election. Reacting to the Front's poll reverses, he said...
  • US mid-term polls: Obama takes blame for defeat 04-11-2010 07:42 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday took responsibility for the defeat of the Democrats in the US mid-term elections. He acknowledged that he has been unable to change the nature of Washington politics during his first two years in office. The US President said, “Over the last two years...
  • Bitter feud day ahead of BJP's big meeting 20-06-2009 11:56 AM

    One leader wants Hindutva explained, another cribs about posts. ...
  • BJP debates whether to stick to Hindutva or not 13-06-2009 02:26 AM

    Post polls, BJP is divided sharply on lines of followers of Advani, Vajpayee. ...
  • Anti-Musharraf parties win Pakistan elections 19-02-2008 03:08 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board awarded Category A contracts to spinners Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Rehman on Monday in a new list of 28 centrally-contracted players until the end of the year. Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's captain for all three formats, former skipper Younis Khan, fast bowler Umar Gul and opening batsman...
  • Bhupathi-Knowles crash out of Aussie Open 24-01-2008 12:13 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board will submit a detailed report to the ICC on the steps it has taken to combat corruption in the sport since the spot-fixing scandal involving three leading Pakistani players broke out in England last year. A senior official of the board told PTI that not...
  • Dejected Cong says calculations went horribly wrong 23-12-2007 11:28 PM

    Melbourne: Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan will not be able to mentor the next generation spin talents Down Under because of prior commitments, which includes playing in the Indian Premier League in May. The veteran of 800 Test wickets was supposed to spend some time at Cricket Australia's Centre of...
  • Mulayam resigns as CM, targets EC 11-05-2007 10:49 PM

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