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  • LS polls: 75 per cent voting registered in Goa 12-04-2014 07:47 AM

    Panaji: High voter turnout was witnessed in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. Nearly 74.65 per cent voting was registered in the coastal state till 5 pm. 76.3 per cent voting was registered in North Goa while 73.06 per cent voting...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 3 EVMs for 2 constituencies in Tamil Nadu 11-04-2014 05:49 PM

    Chennai: With a single Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) designed to accommodate names of a maximum of 16 candidates, two of the 39 constituencies in Tamil Nadu will require three such machines, as more than 40 aspirants are in the fray there for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls. A total...
  • Delhi North East decoded at CNN-IBN-Microsoft Elections Analytics Centre 10-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Watch all the election-related information on Delhi North East Lok Sabha seat at CNN-IBN-Microsoft Elections Analytics Centre. ...
  • LS polls: Voting in 6 Northeast seats, Sangma, Nagaland CM in the fray 08-04-2014 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Manipur are voting in the second phase on April 9. Two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland, one of the two Lok Sabha seats in Manipur and both the Lok Sabha seats in...
  • Bangalore North: Lawyers, lawmakers and the law 08-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Bangalore: "Trust me, I'm a lawyer." Yes, you may laugh; but that's the one credential that all three major candidates in Bangalore North will be going to the voter with. A fourth will probably say - Trust me, I'm a former cop. The Bangalore North constituency is being wooed by...
  • Watch: Mumbai North Central voters take on their candidates 08-04-2014 11:53 AM

    It is a four-way face-off between the AAP, SP, BJP and sitting Congress MP Priya Dutt in Mumbai's North-Central Constituency these Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN went to a public meeting where the four candidates were grilled by their voters. ...
  • Mumbai North Central: 'Dutt legacy' under threat? 06-04-2014 01:45 PM

    The legacy of actor-politician late Sunil Dutt 'inherited' by his daughter Priya Dutt, sitting MP and Congress nominee from Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha seat, is likely to be under threat with BJP candidate Poonam Mahajan and SP's Farhan Azmi also in fray. For the first time, the Dutt legacy...
  • US sending 2 warships to Japan to counter North Korea 06-04-2014 11:57 AM

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the US will send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect its neighbors. In unusually forceful remarks about China, Hagel drew a...
  • Japan orders military to strike any new North Korea missile launches 05-04-2014 11:48 AM

    Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday. Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera issued the order...
  • Former Australia batsman Marcus North retires 03-04-2014 11:28 AM

    Perth: Ex-Australia Test batsman Marcus North says he will retire from first-class cricket to pursue wine industry business interests in Britain and to play limited stints in English county cricket. North scored 886 runs at an average of 63.28 this season to lead his Western Australia side to its first...
  • Priya Dutt, Gurudas Kamat, Sanjay Nirupam, Rakhi Sawant files nomimation in Mumbai 01-04-2014 07:25 PM

    Congress MPs Gurudas Kamat, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam and actress Rakhi Sawant were the prominent names, out of the eleven candidates, who filed nominations in Mumbai on Tuesday. All the six constituencies in Mumbai are among the 19 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to polls on April 24. The...
  • Ahead of competitors by at least a lakh votes, says AAP candidate Mayank Gandhi 01-04-2014 12:29 PM

    AAP leader Mayank Gandhi said its chief Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as Delhi Chief Minister would not affect the party's poll prospects, even as the party candidate from North West Mumbai parliamentary seat claimed to have an edge over his competitors in the Lok Sabha elections. "It was a legitimate political...
  • LS polls: Vasuki bids to be first woman MP from North Chennai 01-04-2014 10:15 AM

    Chennai: True to the Leftist style, CPI(M) candidate from North Chennai U Vasuki sips tea at a local shop in one of the narrow lanes of the congested part of the bustling metropolis and hops around meeting voters of various hues in her bid to become the first woman MP...
  • AAP releases manifesto for North East Delhi constituency 31-03-2014 04:39 PM

    Setting up of East Campus on the lines of North and South campuses of Delhi University, establishing schools and regularisation of the unauthorised colonies are among the key proposals in Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto for North East Delhi Lok Sabha contituency. Releasing the manifesto for his constituency, the first of...
  • LS polls: AAP promises Delhi University's east campus 31-03-2014 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP on Monday released the first of its election manifestoes for the capital, promising a Delhi University campus in northeast Delhi. Anand Kumar, a former academic, is the party's candidate from northeast Delhi, one of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies. He said the northeast district was a...
  • South Korea fires shells at North Korean waters after drills 31-03-2014 11:14 AM

    South Korea on Monday returned fire into North Korean waters after shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the rivals' disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean military official said. Residents on a front-line South Korean island said they were evacuated to shelters during the exchange. No...
  • Want to contest LS polls to solve people's problems: Rakhi Sawant 28-03-2014 05:44 PM

    Shirdi: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant has said she wants up to wake up Members of Parliament from their sleep to look into the issues of common man. "I want to contest the Lok Sabha election to wake up the MPs from their deep sleep. Political leaders are sucking blood of...
  • There is no Modi wave, says Congress's Krishna Tirath 28-03-2014 10:42 AM

    Congress candidate from North West Delhi Krishna Tirath has dismissed an Aam Aadmi Party trend or a Narendra Modi wave. She said, "If someone builds the wave based on the power of money, he cannot build a wave like that." ...
  • All university male students in North Korea are now required by law to get the same goofy haircut as supreme leader Kim Jong Un 27-03-2014 01:23 PM

    It could well be an Onion story. According to various media reports, all university men in North Korea will now have to get the same hairstyle as their Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. The middle-parted, sides-shaved haircut isn't the greatest thing in fashion right now but the Time Magazine reported...
  • BJP leader Manoj Tiwari owns cash and assets over Rs 14 crore 27-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Singer, actor and BJP leader from north East Delhi Manoj Tiwari has cash of Rs 4.5 lakh, bank deposits and investments valued at Rs 11 lakh. He has jewellery worth 3.7 lakh. The Cars he drives are worth Rs 91.4 Lakh. Tiwari has properties in Varanasi, Mumbai and Delhi valued...
  • Uddhav feels I can govern better than Kejriwal, says Rakhi Sawant 27-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Elections are in fashion this season and perhaps this is why another celebrity has stepped from the glamour world on the electoral stage. After Gul Panag, Kirron Kher, Paresh Rawal, now Rakhi Sawant is fighting elections as an Independent from Mumbai North West. People have seen her spew venom...
  • Pakistan government negotiators meet Taliban; ceasefire to continue 26-03-2014 08:46 PM

    The banned Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday agreed to continue its ceasefire after holding first-ever direct talks with government negotiators at an secret location in the restive tribal region of North Waziristan. Continuation of ceasefire was one of the primary demands of the government. The month-long ceasefire announced by the Tehrik-e-...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai 26-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons...
  • North Korea fires missiles as US, Japan, South Korea leaders meet 26-03-2014 11:20 AM

    North Korea fired missiles into the sea on Wednesday just as US President Barack Obama brought together the leaders of South Korea and Japan to discuss how to deal with Pyongyang and to thaw chilly ties between Washington's two key Asian allies. The launch of the two medium-range Rodong ballistic...
  • NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP's Somaiya in Mumbai North East 20-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP's Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party's Medha Patkar to retain the seat. The constituency has by and large remained loyal to Congress...
  • Victor Banerjee's 'Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare' bags audience choice award in US fest 19-03-2014 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Victor Banerjee starrer 'Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare', a socio-political Assamese thriller set in the river island of Majuli, has won the audience choice award in the North Carolina film fest. The film also stars Sanjay Suri, Raj Zutshi, Preeti Jhangiani and Bidita Bag. "The Audience Choice Award...
  • Harbhajan to lead North in Deodhar Trophy 18-03-2014 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Deodhar Trophy to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23. Another player trying to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain. North Zone will meet South Zone in...
  • Delhi: Five drown in the Yamuna 17-03-2014 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: Five people drowned in the Yamuna river near North Delhi's Sonia Vihar on Monday. They were reportedly drinking water at the river bank when we fell in. The incident took place in late afternoon. ...
  • Wrong to say I benefited from dynasty, says Poonam Mahajan 14-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: Denying that she has been benefited from dynasty politics, BJP candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency and daughter of late Pramod Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, on Friday said that she has been given party ticket because of her hard work. "I am not fighting a by-poll where my father left...
  • Migrant from JDS wins Bangalore North primaries for Congress ticket 13-03-2014 05:17 PM

    Bangalore: C Narayanaswamy, who defected to the Congress from the Janata Dal Secular, has won primaries held for Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat. He defeated three other original Congress candidates including AICC spokesperson and IIM Bangalore professor M V Rajeeva Gowda, KPCC general secretary G C Chandrashekhar and former MLA...