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  • 'Encouraged' by Modi's remarks on ties: Pakistan envoy 23-04-2014 07:08 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Wednesday said it was "encouraged" after BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks regarding ties with foreign countries and asserted that it was looking forward to a stable government here to engage "quickly, comprehensively and meaningfully". Making a strong pitch for resumption of dialogue process, Pakistan...
  • Narendra Modi sidelined BJP veterans to promote himself: Chiranjeevi 23-04-2014 06:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Congress campaign committee chief Chiranjeevi accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of pushing aside veteran leaders of his party to promote himself. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday during his election campaign on behalf of Congress candidates in the city, Chiranjeevi compared the Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • 'Save Ganga' campaign secures support from Modi, Kejriwal, other Varanasi candidates 23-04-2014 06:23 PM

    Thirty two years and thousands of crores of rupees later, the fight to clean Ganga is now pinning hopes on a high-profile Lok Sabha battle in Banaras, where this sacred river becomes million-times more polluted than the level fit for bathing. Hopeful of their cause finally moving from ghats of...
  • Dimple Yadav braces up for battle in Kannauj, says I am confident of winning elections 23-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Coming from the 'first family' of Uttar Pradesh politics has not always been a cakewalk for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple, who is trying to shed the dynasty politics product tag and is banking on her "personal" rapport for a win in this seat in tomorrow's poll. The electoral...
  • Only Gandhi family grew strong in 60 years, says Narendra Modi 23-04-2014 06:05 PM

    Kalol: A day after Priyanka Gandhi vowed to emerge stronger fighting the continued 'political' attacks on her husband Robert Vadra, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at the Congress scion saying that her "family has been going strong" for the last 60 years and now...
  • Pak intruders won't dare to cross border if Modi becomes PM: Amit Shah 23-04-2014 06:05 PM

    Claiming that the country's borders are not safe under the present regime, BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday said once Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister, Pakistani intruders "will not dare to enter" into Indian territory. "Once Modiji becomes PM, leave incidents of beheading of Indian soldiers, the Pakistani intruders...
  • Congress backs St Xavier's College principal's letter against BJP 23-04-2014 05:46 PM

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St Xavier's College has written to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal pips Narendra Modi in Time magazine's poll 23-04-2014 04:55 PM

    New York: Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal is leading the Time magazine's readers poll of 100 Most Influential People in the world with the highest percentage of 'yes' votes, pipping BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and American singer Katy Perry. With some three weeks left in India's marathon...
  • Why I differ with Fr Frazer Mascarenhas of St Xavier’s, Mumbai

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    In an email to students of St Xavier's College, Mumbai, its principal Fr Frazer Mascarenhas has questioned the Gujarat model with its emphasis on private...

  • LS polls: Modi, Rahul to address rallies in tribal areas of Gujarat 23-04-2014 04:31 PM

    Vadodara: BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address public meetings in tribal-dominated areas in Central Gujarat on April 26. Modi, who is contesting from Vadodara as well as Varanasi constituencies, will address a rally on Thursday and at Pavijetpur, which falls under Chhota Udepur...
  • Priyanka Gandhi campaigns for Sonia, appeals to voters to reject BJP 23-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack on Narendra Modi. Campaigning for her mother Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli, Priyanka took a jibe at Modi saying a leader who listens to women's phone conversations does not believe in female empowerment. She also accused the BJP of practicing divisive politics and appealed to...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Arvind Kejriwal files nomination from Varanasi 23-04-2014 03:12 PM

    Varanasi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal filed his nomination from Varanasi amidst the presence of huge number supporters. Seeing the presence of people at outside the nomination centre, Kejriwal said, "massive response we got from the people of Varanasi shows that the people have decided not to choose between the Congress...
  • In Raebareli, Priyanka attacks Modi, raises snoopgate controversy 23-04-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack against Narendra Modi. on Wednesday, she raked up the snooping controversy in Gujarat where Modi's government had allegedly spied on a young woman architect, saying that a leader who listens in to a woman's phone conversations does not believe in women empowerment....
  • Feel encouraged by Modi's criticism of Giriraj: Pak High Commissioner 23-04-2014 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has found a new admirer. Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday said that he felt "encouraged" by the statements of the BJP strongman on television. Basit was addressing a press conference when he was asked how he felt about the statements made by BJP leader...
  • Kejriwal blames Modi, Rahul for 'helicopter politics' 23-04-2014 12:55 PM

    Varanasi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, in Varanasi, targetted BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for travelling in helicopters and being aloof from the common man. Recalling his experience from his recent visit to Amethi, he said that the people don't get to see Rahul....
  • FIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims 23-04-2014 12:42 PM

    Mumbai: An FIR has been filed against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for his hate speech against Muslims at a rally in Mumbai on Tuesday. Addressing party workers in Kalyan, Mumbai, Kadam said the attack on women police personnel and the damage to public property during the Azad Maidan riots...
  • BJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students 23-04-2014 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Dr...
  • LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha 23-04-2014 11:01 AM

    Bhopal: 'Abki Baar, Bhajapa Sarkar' (BJP government this time around) - Vidisha constituency of Madhya Pradesh is perhaps one of the rare constituencies where one can hear this slogan - a slogan which is very dear to the hearts of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj,...
  • Riots will take place across India if Modi becomes PM: Ajit Singh 23-04-2014 10:57 AM

    Mathura: Taking a dig at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh while addressing a rally in Mathura on Tuesday claimed that communal riots will take place across the country if Modi came to power. During the rally which was also attended by Congress vice...
  • FIR against Madhusudan Mistry for alleged defamatory pamphlet on Modi 23-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Vadodara: An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Madhusudan Misty in Vadodara for publishing an allegedly defamatory pamphlet against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. The pamphlet accuses Modi in the context of corruption and also refers to the snooping scandal involving a young woman architect. Mistry, however, denied the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal no challenge to Narendra Modi, says Varanasi Mayor 23-04-2014 10:11 AM

    BJP Mayor from Varanasi Ram Gopal asserted that AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal is no challenge to Narendra Modi. "There is no fight against Kejriwal because the decision has already been made. Modi will win everyone knows. Only the counting of votes needs to be done. Even if Modi is not...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Maxima Basu-Anju Modi voted Best Costume for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' 23-04-2014 09:34 AM

    2013 saw a range of colourful ghaghras in Ram Leela, the simple chiffon sarees in Lootera, an interesting fusion in Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag costumes that revived the memories of yesteryears. All these graceful and lavish outfits set the trend for the rest of...
  • Live: Arvind Kejriwal files his nomination from Varanasi 23-04-2014 09:33 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will be filing his nomination in Varanasi today for the Lok Sabha elections. He is fighting against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. Here are the latest updates related to his nomination. ...
  • Kejriwal to file his nomination today 23-04-2014 08:15 AM

    Varanasi: Aam Admi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will be filing nomination in Varanasi at 12:30 pm on Wednesday. He will foot march before filing his nomination. The procession is expected to have only one open jeep which will be used by Kejriwal to respond to people standing along roadside for...
  • Modi can never be a secular leader like Vajpayee: Farooq Abdullah 23-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Srinagar: Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, National Conference leader and union minister Farooq Abdullah said that he can never be a secular leader like former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "Vajpayee was also from the RSS but he was a modern man and...
  • Quami Ekta Dal may support Kejriwal in Varanasi in a bid to defeat Modi 23-04-2014 12:19 AM

    Varanasi: Quami Ekta Dal, being led by mafia-don-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari, on Tuesday said the party will support AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal if he emerges as the strongest candidate with a potential to defeat BJP leader Narendra Modi. "However, a final call on the matter will be taken at a...
  • Don't fall into deceitful trap laid by Modi: Chidambaram to voters 22-04-2014 11:28 PM

    Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu): Alleging that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was a "dictatorial Chief Minister", Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday urged the voters "not to fall into the deceitful trap" laid by him. "Don't fall for his tall claim that he will do in 60 months what...
  • BJP leader Giriraj Singh may be arrested soon for his controversial remark: Poll official 22-04-2014 11:17 PM

    Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh is likely to be arrested soon for his remark that critics of prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be sent to Pakistan, a poll panel official said on Tuesday. Bihar's additional chief electoral officer R. Lakshmanan told media persons in Bihar that Jharkhand Police have...
  • Indian-origin academics in UK dread Modi in power, issue open letter 22-04-2014 11:03 PM

    London: Around 75 professors and other academics of Indian origin working at some of Britain's prestigious institutions such as Cambridge and Oxford university and London School of Economics on Tuesday issued an open letter, sharply attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and saying, "The idea of Modi in power...