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  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 11-04-2014 03:59 PM

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • 'Adarsh' fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP's DB Patil in Nanded 11-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: It is an 'Adarsh' fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil. Though there are 23 candidates in the fray for the April 17 poll, the real fight will be between...
  • LS polls: Opposition will fail to score on Adarsh, says Ashok Chavan 01-04-2014 11:31 AM

    Nanded: Hitting back at Narendra Modi, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that his party wanted him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded due to the anti-incumbency factor and that his family including sitting MP and brother-in-law Bhaskarrao Patil was firmly behind him. "They (my family) are...
  • Not just Varanasi, India has over two dozen holy cities as LS seats 28-03-2014 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on Varanasi, the holiest place for the Hindus. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi has made it a politically very important city in this election season. But, it is not the only holy city or religious place, which is also a Lok...
  • Cong LS candidate Nand Gopal Gupta imprisoned, fined for violating poll code 27-03-2014 03:00 PM

    The Congress nominee for Allahabad Lok Sabha seat Nand Gopal Gupta 'Nandi' was imprisoned for a short duration and fined for violating Model Code of Conduct in local body elections in 2012. Nandi, known for his publicity blitz since the days when he was with the BSP leader and a...
  • Ashok Chavan's nomination from Nanded is the return of a Marathwada leader 26-03-2014 11:44 PM

    Mumbai: As Adarsh Housing Society scam accused Ashok Chavan's candidature drew fire, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday came out in his support saying no law bars former Maharashtra chief minister from contesting polls. Chavan has filed his nomination from Nanded. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a...
  • Adarsh scam an accident which I faced: Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Ashok Chavan, the former Maharashtra chief minister, has called the Adarsh Housing Society scam an "accident" which he faced and alleged that he was a victim of conspiracy. "I agree that the Adarsh controversy has affected my public image. Adarsh was an accident which I faced. I am...
  • Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan files nomination from Nanded 26-03-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Adarsh scam accused and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan filed his nomination from Nanded on Wednesday. The Congress had given him a ticket on Tuesday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Chavan defended himself and said that nothing had been proven against him and that there was no legal bar...
  • Congress to focus on anti-graft steps in manifesto but fields Adarsh accused Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has courted controversy yet again as it gave a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who was named as an accused in the Adarsh Society scam. Chavan has been given a ticket from Nanded. The move comes even as the party is...
  • LS polls: Congress fields Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan from Nanded 25-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The Congress party fielded former Maharashtra chief minister and accused in the Adarsh Housing scam case Ashok Chavan from Nanded. After getting the ticket Chavan said, "There is no case against me. It was just the media that was saying this. The people are with me." ...
  • Nitish Kumar appeals legislators to maintain 'decorum' in Assembly 21-02-2014 06:03 PM

    With acrimony between former NDA ally JD(U) and BJP intensifying in Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar intervened and urged members to maintain "decorum" and pleaded to remove "unsavoury" words used by them from the proceeding. Kumar's intervention came when the House was locked in slogan shouting and trading of...
  • Five booked for kidnapping Gujarat-based businessman 20-02-2014 02:35 PM

    Police in Patna on Thursday filed a chargesheet against five people in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year in October. All five accused named in the chargesheet, filed in the court of chief judicial magistrate in Saran district, are currently lodged in jail. "We have filed...
  • Hindu organisation demands apology from Rajasthan Minister for remarks against Brahmins 18-02-2014 10:42 PM

    A Hindu organisation on Tuesday demanded an apology from a Rajasthan government minister for his alleged remarks against Brahmins. Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha in Jaipurdemanded an apology within 24 hours from Tribal Area Development Minister Nand Lal Meena for his alleged remarks as the Brahmins were responsible for the backwardness of...
  • No political leader involved in Gujarati man's abduction: Nitish Kumar 18-02-2014 08:46 PM

    No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patnaon Tuesday. In his reply to a discussion in the assembly on law and order, Nitish Kumar said the investigation by the Criminal Investigation...
  • War of words between CM, opposition leader in Bihar Assembly 17-02-2014 07:10 PM

    The Bihar Assembly on Monday witnessed a war of words between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Opposition leader Nand Kishore Yadav over the minister in-charge's replying to certain queries instead of the CM, who held those portfolios. During a starred question of BJP's Sachindra Prasad Singh, regarding fencing of 'kabrastans'...
  • Lalu Yadav's comments on tea seller is a good wish for Narendra Modi: BJP 15-02-2014 08:12 PM

    With RJD President Lalu Prasad expressing doubt over Narendra Modi selling tea and claiming himself a "real" tea vendor, senior BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav on Saturday said one thing is clear that even the RJD chief accepts that a tea seller could become Prime Minister. "Its another thing that...
  • State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur branch inaugurated at Sakchi 07-02-2014 08:18 PM

    A new branch of the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur was inaugurated on Friday by its Chief General Manager Sanjay Kumar Singh at Sakchi in Jamshedpur. The branch was opened with an aim to broaden the bank's customer base, said branch manager, Rajan Thakur. Thakur assured that the bank,...
  • Kailash Meghwal elected as Rajasthan Assembly Speaker 22-01-2014 02:22 PM

    BJP MLA Kailash Meghwal was on Wednesday elected unopposed as Speaker of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. Meghwal's motion was proposed by Nand Lal Meena, BJP tribal minister and seconded by Narayan Singh of Congress. The motion was passed by a voice vote in the House amid thumping of tables by...
  • Vasundhara Raje appoints BJP's district chiefs in Bikaner and Ajmer 09-01-2014 04:04 PM

    BJP's state unit president and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has nominated two district presidents of the party. Nand Kishore Solanki and Bhagwati Prasad Saraswat have been nominated for the post of party's district president for Bikaner and Ajmer units respectively, according to party's state general secretary Ramcharan Bohra. ...
  • 9 burnt alive as fire breaks out in Bandra-Dehradun train 08-01-2014 09:48 PM

    Mumbai: Nine people died as a fire broke out on the Bandra-Dehradun Express around 2.30 am on Wednesday morning. The fire engulfed three coaches of the train just a few of hours after it left Mumbai's Bandra Railway Terminus. The flames caught the sleeping passengers unawares resulting in the tragedy....
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap 02-01-2014 11:52 PM

    Haryana School Teachers Selection Board (HSTSB) chairman Nand Lal Poonia, a confidant of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, resigned from his post on Thursday after a recent rap from the state high court. Poonia, a retired brigadier, was appointed chairman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) by Hooda in 2005...
  • Bangalore-Nanded Express fire: 20 bodies identified 29-12-2013 05:18 PM

    Bangalore: A day after 26 people were charred to death in a devastating fire in a train near Puttaparthy in Andhra Pradesh, as many as 20 bodies were identified and eight of them have been handed over to relatives. "The bodies of 20 people, who were charred to death in...
  • Andhra train fire: Family members await identification of bodies 29-12-2013 04:27 PM

    One day after an AC coach of the Bangalore-Nanded express caught fire near Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh resulting in the death of at least 26 people and injuring 12 others, 18 bodies have been identified. DNA sampling had to be done as the bodies have been charred beyond recognition....
  • Bangalore-Nanded Express fire: Inquiry set up to acertain the reason 29-12-2013 08:30 AM

    Anantapur: A day after 26 people were charred to death after an AC coach of the Bangalore-Nanded Express caught fire near Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, a railway official said that the time guard got late in giving the smoke alarm which could have averted the incident. Rajeev Bhargava ,...
  • Mallikarjun Kharge announces Rs 5 lakh ex gratia for Bangalore-Nanded train fire victims 28-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Railway Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge has announced ex-gratia payment of Rs.5 lakh to the kin of those killed in a fire in the coaches of Bangalore-Nanded Express early on Saturday. At least 26 passengers, including two children, were killed when two coaches of the express train from Bangalore caught fire near...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Death toll in Bangalore-Nanded Express fire incident reaches 26 28-12-2013 07:09 AM

    Anantapur: An AC coach of the Bangalore-Nanded express caught fire early on Saturday morning near Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh resulting in the death of at least 26 people and injuring 12 others. "There is a possibility that the number of the casualties may go up a little more," Additional...
  • BJP disrupts Bihar Assembly, wants CBI probe in Patna serial blasts 12-12-2013 03:33 PM

    The Bihar assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday by the opposition BJP which demanded CBI probe into the Patna serial blasts ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally on October 27. The assembly was adjourned till 2.30 pm after the ruckus in the morning. Bharatiya Janata Party leader...
  • No plans to bring no-confidence motion against Nitish Kumar: BJP 12-12-2013 01:41 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Thursday it has no plans to bring a no-confidence motion against the Bihar government.The comment a day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dared the opposition to vote him out in the legislature. BJP leader in the state assembly, Nand Kishore Yadav, said: "There...
  • Raman Singh's son keeps low profile working on CM's hometurf 15-11-2013 07:39 PM

    Maintaining a low-profile unlike offsprings of many prominent leaders in the state, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek who entered the political scene recently feels that the BJP will win for the third consecutive time with a big margin. Belying speculation about his electoral debut from Kawardha seat, Abhishek...
  • Leaders of 'aam aadmi' like Nand Kumarji were killed to silence you: Rahul Gandhi 08-11-2013 02:41 PM

    The political battle between BJP, Congress for upcoming assembly elections has intensified after Rahul Gandhi launched an all-out attack on Raman Singh-led BJP government calling it 'the most corrupt in the world government'while addressing a rally in Rajnandgaon on Friday. He took a swipe at Raman Singh by saying thatBJP...