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  • Rahul Gandhi names 1984 riots accused in Delhi poll panel, red-faced Congress says there is no such list November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads for fresh Assembly elections, confusion seems to setting within the Congress ranks. After a leaked list of Congress committe for Delhi election came under criticism for having anti-Sikh riots tainted Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, the party claimed that there was no such list. Congress sources...
  • No harm in involving Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi polls: Sheila Dikshit November 5, 2014

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said there was no harm in involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in Delhi Assembly elections. Sheila said, "There is no harm in involving in Tytler and Kumar in Delhi polls, if there is demand." She also made it clear...
  • 1984 Riots accused in Rahul team: Is this a self-goal? November 5, 2014

    Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country. ...
  • Congress backtracks, denies forming Delhi election panel with 1984 riots accused as members November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. Sources in the party told CNN-IBN that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had formed an Election Command Committee...
  • Rahul Gandhi names anti-Sikh riots accused Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi poll panel November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major surprise from Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler have been included in the panel that would oversee party's campaign for Delhi Assembly polls. Delhi Gurudwara Management Committee President Manjit Singh has condemned the Congress high command for including...
  • Delhi to have fresh elections as BJP, AAP, Congress say they are ready to face the voters November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the three major parties of Delhi - BJP, AAP and Congress - expressed their unwillingness to form government and ready to seek fresh mandate, the national capital is headed for Assembly elections to end the eight-month-long political uncertainty. Indications are that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who met leaders...
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ignored right from independence, says BJP MLA Jagdish Mukhi October 31, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 'Run for Unity' here on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. BJP MLA Jagdish Mukhi said that right from the day India got independence Vallabhbhai had been ignored. ...
  • Delhi: Court to hear defamation complaint against Jagdish Tytler on October 15 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed October 15 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by a senior lawyer representing the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The matter was put for the next date as Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav Rao...
  • Former MLA Jagdish Chaudhary passes away July 21, 2014

    ExMLA Jagdish Chaudhary died on Monday due to heart attack at a private hospital in the state capital, his family sources said. He was 72. Chaudhary is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters. He had actively participated in the JP movement and later served as a member of the...
  • BJP's Jagdish Mukhi rules out his name as next Delhi CM July 16, 2014

    BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday ruled out his name as the next chief minister of Delhi. In an interview, Mukhi said, "We will decide when the time comes. As of now the decision will that be of the Lieutenant Governor. We will decide only after he makes a decision." ...
  • Retain Rajan as RBI Governor, Jagdish Bhagwati advises Modi May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Describing the BJP's election victory as an "astonishing triumph of Narendra Modi," noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati on Monday advised him to retain Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor and to hold monthly press conferences to articulate the government's agenda. "The astonishing triumph of Narendra Modi in the greatest election...
  • 1984 riots: Never gave clean chit to Tytler, says Amarinder Singh April 30, 2014

    Captain Amarinder Singh also told CNNIBN that if he is voted to power, he will ensure that he is there for his people whenever they need him. ...
  • Top economist Jagdish Bhagwati eyes role in Modi government April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Eminent Indian-born economist Jagdish Bhagwati, who is positioning himself to advise Narendra Modi if the opposition leader becomes India's next prime minister, would urge him to allow more foreign investment and trade to spur slow growth and curtail government spending. Modi is favourite to become prime minister for the...
  • There will be riots if Narendra Modi comes to power: Amarinder Singh April 22, 2014

    Amritsar: In the election season of increasing attacks and counter attacks, former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh claimed that there will be riots within 6 months if Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi comes to power. He also dismissed speculations of any Modi wave in the country. "There is...
  • 1984 riots: Akali Dal workers protest outside Congress office in Delhi April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Akali Dal workers on Monday held a massive protest outside the Congress headquarters in Delhi over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The SAD workers were protesting against the clean chit given by Punjab Congress leader Amarinder Singh to one of the accused in the case, Jagdish Tytler. The...
  • Jagdish Tytler withdraws nomination from Northeast Delhi March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler Thursday withdrew from the party's internal race for Lok Sabha candidature from the North East Delhi parliamentary constituency. "He has withdrawn from the primaries after the intervention of the party high command," a party source said. Sources also said Tytler's candidature could have "embarrassed"...
  • LS polls: Jagdish Tytler withdraws his nomination from Northeast Delhi March 6, 2014

    Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler has withdrawn his nomination from the primary of North-East Delhi after Sonia Gandhi stepped in and asked him to back out. Tyler's nomination had also been withdrawn by the Congress in the 2009 Lok sabha polls after protests over his alleged role in the 1984...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? March 6, 2014

    While the 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers arrested overnight for protests in the national capital were granted bail by the Patiala House Court on Thursday, party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were taken for interrogation at the Parliament Street police station. The two leaders have been served a notice...
  • Congress's primaries: Tytler files nomination from Northeast Delhi March 5, 2014

    Former MP Jagdish Tytler, whose candidature was withdrawn by Congress in the last Lok Sabha polls due to protests over his alleged role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today filed his nomination for Northeast Lok Sabha seat under primaries project. The constituency, being represented by Jai Prakash Agarwal, on Tuesday witnessed two...
  • Delhi court directs Tytler to appear on May 31 in defamation case February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Wednesday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on May 31 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a lawyer, who is appearing for victims in the 1984 antiSikh riot cases. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav...
  • 1984 riots: SAD protests outside Parliament, demands fast track trial February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Shiromani AkaiI Dal MPs on Wednesday held demonstrations outside Parliament in protest of the latest revelations in Operation Bluestar about Britan's advisory role in the massacre. Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal led the protests outside Parliament. She criticised the Congress saying,"It's treason on part of Congress...
  • 1984 antiSikh riots: Delhi HC rejects Tytler's plea for early hearing January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the CBI probe against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anitSikh riots case and declined to entertain his plea for an early hearing of his appeal against the trial court's order for investigation. A bench of Justice V...
  • Fodder scam convict Jagdish Sharma released on bail January 14, 2014

    Disqualified JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma, who was convicted in a fodder scam case, was released on Monday from jail on bail. "He was released around 3 pm after getting bail documents," a senior jail official said. Sharma, who was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment by a special CBI court...
  • AntiSikh riots: HC to hear plea against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday be hearing a petition against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 antiSikh riots. The High Court had declined to grant a stay on the Central Bureau of Investigation probe against him. A Delhi court had in April...
  • Delhi: Congress to support AAP Speaker candidate January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday said that it will support Aam Aadmi Party speaker candidate Maninder Singh Dhir. Dhir is MLA from Jangpura. The Delhi Assembly will elect its Speaker on Friday. After winning the trust vote with Congress support, ruling AAP looks all set to get its own...
  • BJP to contest for Speaker's post, AAP faces floor test January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Janakpuri Jagdish Mukhi will file contest for the post of Delhi Assembly Speaker. Mukhi filed his nomination for the post on Thursday even as the BJP issued whip to its MLAs for the vote of confidence motion to be brought by the...
  • BJP refuses protem Speaker's post in Delhi Assembly December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi has got a new Chief Minister in Arvind Kejriwal and there are six other ministers taking care of different portfolios but the 70member Assembly is yet to get a Speaker. The search for Delhi Assembly Speaker has intensified as the Bharatiya Janata Party has refused to take...
  • LG appoints Jagdish Mukhi as protem Speaker of Delhi Assembly, BJP declines December 30, 2013

    Senior BJP leader and MLA Jagdish Mukhi on Monday declined to be the protem Speaker of Delhi Assembly. "The decision was taken by my party that neither I nor any MLA of the party will be the protem Speaker", Mukhi said after he was appointed to the post by Lieutenant Governor...
  • Polling for Churu Assembly seat to begin today December 12, 2013

    Polling for Churu assembly seat in Rajasthan is scheduled to begin on Friday after campaigning in the area ended on Wednesday evening. Out of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan, voting was held for 199 on December 1 and the results were declared on December 8. Polling for Churu constituency was adjourned...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad, Jagdish Sharma disqualified from LS October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Janata Dal (United) leader Jagdish Sharma, convicted in a fodder scam case, were disqualified from the Lok Sabha on Monday. Lalu was on October 3 sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17yearold fodder scam case by the court after...
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