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  • Rahul's office rejects Congress worker's claims, says photos of him being in Uttarakhand are old 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Soon after Congress worker Jagdish Sharma released pictures of Rahul Gandhi claiming that he is holidaying in Dehradun, the party vice president's office issued a clarification rejecting the claims made by Sharma. "The claims made by Jagdish Sharma are not true. These pictures were taken when Rahul Gandhi was...
  • BJP mocks at Rahul Gandhi, calls his photos a case of 'lost and found' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After a Congress worker released photos of party vice president Rahul Gandhi claiming he was in Uttarakhand following speculations that he was holidaying abroad after skipping the important Budget Session of Parliament a miss, the Bharatiya Janata Party mocked at its rival saying it was a case of...
  • Congress worker releases photo of Rahul Gandhi, claims he is doing 'chintan' in Uttarakhand 4 days ago

    Dehradun: Amidst reports that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is out of the country at a time when the Budget session of Parliament is underway, a party worker Jagdish Sharma has released his pictures and claimed that he is in Uttarakhand. Sharma claimed that he released Rahul's photos because he...
  • Centre to order SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, SAD welcomes decision February 1, 2015

    The Centre has decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases which were closed by the police and thus never reached the courts. While the move has been welcomed by BJP ally the Shiromani Akali Dal - others have questioned why this...
  • Thank the PM for constituting the SIT to probe 1984 riot cases: Shiromani Akali Dal February 1, 2015

    "I thank PM Modi for appointing the committee which has recommended constituting the SIT. We demand that an SIT must be constituted soon and justice must be delivered," said Manjit Singh of Shiromani Akali Dal. ...
  • Centre to set up SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases closed by the police February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: According to sources, the Centre has decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases which were closed by the police and thus never reached the courts. The decision to set up the SIT will be announced after the upcoming Delhi polls. Reportedly,...
  • BJP moves EC over AAP using Kiran Bedi's photos on its posters without her permission January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a firm stand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday lodged complaints with the Election Commission against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for using Kiran Bedi's photographs on its posters. "We have lodged four complaints against Arvind Kejriwal alleging violation of model code of conduct. The EC has...
  • Family battle in Janakpuri, Congress's Suresh Kumar faces his father-in-law Jagdish Mukhi January 23, 2015

    New Delhi:Fighting against his father-in-law and five times Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jagdish Mukhi from Janakpuri constituency, Congress candidate Suresh Kumar says former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will do more harm than good to the BJP. "The BJP will be at 100 per cent loss with the induction of Kiran Bedi...
  • Jagdish Mukhi downplays rift in Delhi BJP, says those who don't get ticket feel humiliated January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: In an attempt to become the world largest political party, the Bharatiya Janata Party has opened its doors for leaders from other parties and for prominent personalities. But many BJP leaders and workers have been ignored specially in Delhi where the new entrant Kiran Bedi, a former IPS...
  • India on the cusp of a second economic revolution, says Jagdish Bhagwati January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Renowned economist Jagdish Bhagwati said that India is on the cusp of a second economic revolution. Speaking exclusively to Network18, Bhagwati praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the first steps taken by his government. He expects the Modi government to soften it's stance on FDI in retail sector. He also...
  • 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...