Elections 2012

  • Sensex, Nifty hit record highs after BJP sweeps Assembly polls 09-12-2013 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex and Nifty on Monday surged to new lifetime highs on all-round buying after the BJP swept three out of 4 state polls and boosted hopes that a new government in 2014 general elections would be more business-friendly. The BSE Sensex ended at closing high of 21,326.42 with...
  • Gujarat elections: Final phase of voting today 17-12-2012 07:32 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat is set for the second and final round of polling on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has left no stones unturned as it remains apprehensive of a possible dent in its bastion of Saurashtra, courtesy rebel Keshubhai Patel's new party, the Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP). The first phase...
  • Gujarat elections: Bookies predict Modi's victory 16-12-2012 07:26 AM

    Ahmedabad: The campaigning has ended. Loudspeakers have fallen silent. However, on the eve of the second and final phase of polling in Gujarat, the underground betting markert in Ahmedabad is buzzing with activity, and it places Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a front runner in the race. While Modi may...
  • 'Modi identifies Gujarat growth story with himself' 14-12-2012 07:10 PM

    As the Gujarat elections are underway, we get IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai along with Senior Editor Veeraraghav TM and National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey discussing the significance of Narendra Modi these elections. We look at the key points which may become the deciding factor for Narendra Modi. Rajdeep Sardesai who...
  • Modi talking like a frustrated person: Ahmed Patel 02-12-2012 01:26 AM

    Ahmedabad: Ahmed Patel, Congress leader from Gujarat and political secretary to the party president Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday said Chief Minister Narendra Modi was talking like a "dejected and frustrated" person. Modi had on Friday said the Congress should declare Patel as the Chief Ministerial candidate. "I was never a...
  • Gujarat polls: JD(U) releases first list of candidates 23-11-2012 01:24 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Janta Dal (United) on Thursday released its first list of 51 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The party, an ally of BJP-led NDA, is contesting the elections on its own and will field candidates in 105 seats. "We have released the first list of 51 candidates for...
  • LS polls: SP names candidates for 55 seats in UP 16-11-2012 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: After the Congress it is the turn of the Samajwadi Party to sound the Lok Sabha poll bugle. The Samajwadi Party released a list of 55 candidates for Uttar Pradesh on Friday but there is no announcement on the candidates from the Gandhi bastions of Amethi and Rae...
  • Something amiss with Obama's youth vote

    Postcards from DC |  Daaman Thandi
    "I am not registered to vote and frankly I don't care," says 19-year-old Sahira Singh, in her 2nd year at George Washington University in Washington...

  • Do you have a question on Assembly elections 2012? Ask Yogendra Yadav

    The CNN-IBN-The Week Post Poll survey gets the Assembly Election results bang on! Would you like to know how post poll surveys are done? Do...
  • How I was looking for Rahul, and found Akhilesh

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    When Rahul Gandhi first appeared on India's political scene, he was projected as the new-age neta, the politician that we never had. There was and...

  • Is the digital caste system a bigger worry for our leaders?

    Just a thought |  R Radhakrishnan Nair
    This week is Holi, the festival of colours. On Tuesday we also celebrate the culmination of another colourful festival - elections. On Holi you will...