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  • Snapshot: Little Aaradhya looks adorable in a saffron kurta as she hangs out with daddy Abhishek Bachchan 11 hours 1 minutes ago

    Like father, like daughter. Young Aaradhya Bachchan who's looking more and more like her father, Abhishek Bachchan everyday, seemed content to check out fireworks from a distance at a recent Diwali party. Mommy Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan looked gorgeous as usual as she carried the apple of her eye everywhere. ...
  • Politics over PM Modi's visit to J&K on Diwali, Congress calls it a stunt 15 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A political fight has broken out over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Diwali. The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore announced by the PM as not being enough. The Congress has called the visit a political stunt. The Congress says that the...
  • No clarity on Maharashtra government yet, Shiv Sena says will attend PM's NDA dinner 18 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There is still no clarity over the contours of the new government in Maharashtra though formal talks are set to begin between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena has confirmed that it will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for NDA allies on...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh 3 days ago

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
  • Face-off between SP government, Governor over law and order in UP 4 days ago

    Lucknow: It is a face-off between the Governor and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. UP Governor Ram Naik on Monday sparked a row by saying that there was a need to improve law and order in the state. "As a Governor it is my job to ensure that government...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto raises Kashmir issue again, says will take it back from India 4 days ago

    Karachi: In a fresh rant against India, Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto vowed to wrest Kashmir from India. "When I raise Kashmir, the entire Hindustan screams. They know when a Bhutto speaks, they (Indians) have no answer," the 26-year-old Bhutto scion said during his first public rally on Sunday. "We will...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • Maharashtra polls: Longest-serving MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh scores a record 11th win 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran legislator Ganpatrao Deshmukh on Sunday created history by winning his 11th Assembly election. Deshmukh, 88, who represented Sangola seat in Solapur district, had in 2009 become the second legislator in India after DMK Chief M Karunanidhi to have won 10 elections. The Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) politician, who has...
  • Mumbai Film Festival Diary 2014: 'Party Girl' doesn't surprise, 'Unto The Dusk' makes thoughtful points on religion, sexuality on Day 4 5 days ago

    Last night, I had a (few) round(s) of drinks with a film critic and filmmaker who works for a reputed Chennai-based publication. For me, it had been a not-so-good day at the movies; for him, it had been the opposite. We'd both watched one film in common: Chauranga, directed by...
  • Assembly elections results: As the day progressed 5 days ago

    New Delhi: 6:25 pm: If BJP is fine joining hands with NCP, they should go ahead with it, says Uddhav Thackeray. 6:20 pm: I have not yet proposed any alliance offers to anyone. But we are ready consider if anyone approaches us: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. 6:00 pm: Prime Minister...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India becomes an issue in USA's California election race 6 days ago

    Sacramento: Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Congressman Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of...
  • Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja says father's supporters and youth want her as Maharashtra CM 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Just two days before the counting of votes, young leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja Munde, has given enough hints that she is also in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister, if her party comes to power. Speaking to...
  • BJP will not need Sena support to form government in Maharashtra: Shahanwaz Hussain October 16, 2014

    Patna: Buoyed by exit poll surveys, BJP on Thursday claimed that it would form governments on its own in Haryana and Maharashtra, and stressed that it would not require support of the Shiv Sena to form government in the latter. "We are confident about forming governments in both Haryana and Maharashtra...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    Faridabad/Rohtak: 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per cent. 6.30 pm: Haryana crosses 2009 figures to reach 73 per cent voter turnout; Kaithal and Sirsa record highest figure at 80.4 per cent. 6.00 pm: 72.1 per cent total voter turnout till 6.00 pm. Sirsa registers the maximum turnout...
  • Maharashtra Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: 9.30 pm: Approximate 64 pc turn out recorded in Maharashtra assembly elections. Mumbai (City) : 54.1 per cent; Mumbai (Suburbs): 52 per cent; Mumbai (combined): 53.05 per cent. 6.52 pm: Election Commission says Maharashtra voter turnout at 54.5 per cent till 5 pm, likely to exceed 62 per cent. 6:00 pm:...
  • Pakistan being isolated internationally because of its deeds: BJP October 14, 2014

    In a snub for Pakistan by the UN after repeated ceasefire violations at the international border, its attempts to seek a UN intervention on Kashmir have failed to draw any response from the world body. The UN has said that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through...
  • Haryana elections: BJP fights to combat Congress's 'partiality' in Ambala Cantt October 14, 2014

    Ambala Cantt: Ambala Cantt, as people say, has been bearing the brunt of election a BJP MLA while the state has had a Congress government in Haryana. While people say Congress candidate Nirmal Singh has done enough for the constituency considering the support he got from the Bhupinder Singh Hooda...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: The battle for clean parties and candidates October 14, 2014

    Faridabad: Congress was decimated in the 16th Lok Sabha election because of massive corruption charges against its government at the Centre and now the Bharatiya Janata Party is using the same in the Haryana Assembly elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his rallies in Haryana was often seen taking on the...
  • Triangular fight in Haryana, Congress banks on development, BJP on change, INLD on sympathy October 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: The small and relatively prosperous state of Haryana will vote on Wednesday to elect the new government. For the time, since the state of Haryana was created in 1967, it has been witnessing a hotly contested triangular fight with some minor parties thrown in. The BJP, which had been...
  • Haryana elections: BJP denies ticket to local leader, favours 'outsider' in Adampur October 13, 2014

    Adampur: The Bharatiya Janata Party played the caste card in Adampur constituency of Haryana by giving the ticket to a leader belonging to backward class and ignoring the local leader. Even though BJP candidate Karan Singh Ranauliya did not belong to the constituency, he was favoured over Pawan Khariya. While...
  • OP Chautala's misdeeds out in the open, won't get sympathy votes: BJP's Sunita Setia October 13, 2014

    Sirsa: Addressing rallies, public meetings and door-to-door campaigns, the Bharatiya Janata Party Sirsa candidate Sunita Setia is strictly following the party line and appealing to people in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sunita Setia is not only banking on Modi but is hopeful that Indian National Lok Dal...
  • BJP Uchana Kalan candidate rides on husband Birender Singh's popularity, hopes to crush Chautala's grandson October 13, 2014

    Uchana Kalan: Premlata Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate from Uchana Kalan constituency, has a tough task at hand as she is challenging Hisar MP and Indian National Lok Dal chief OP Chautala's grandson Dushyant Chautala in the Assembly elections. But that does not scare this 64-year-old as she says, "I...
  • Congress complains to EC against Marathi channels' retelecast of PM Modi's Madison Square speech October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress has approached the Election Commission after some Marathi channels on Sunday night retelecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Gardens in New York. The Maharashtra state unit has sent letters to the state and central election commissions complaining this is a violation of model code...
  • Campaigning ends; Maharashtra, Haryana to go into polls on Thursday; How the day unfolded October 13, 2014

    It is the last day of campaigning ahead for the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls, which will take place on October 15. Prime Minister Modi addressed three public meetings in Maharashtra while Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi did not schedule any rallies....