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  • Three injured in clash between BJP, RLD supporters in Mathura 24-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Three persons were injured following a clash between supporters of two political parties in Daulatpur village outside of a polling booth in the district, police said on Wednesday. Polling in underway in Mathura, where BJP candidate and actress Hema Malini is pitted against sitting MP from RLD Jayant Chaudhary, which...
  • Amar Singh complains to EC against SP for targeting rivals 24-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Fatehpur Sikri: Amar Singh, one of India's most colourful candidates who is contesting his first direct elections this time, has attacked his former party, the Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking to CNN-IBN at a polling booth in the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha seat, from where he is contesting on an RLD...
  • 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...
  • Ajit Singh calls Modi a goat, says he talks only about himself 20-04-2014 11:20 PM

    Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by calling him a goat. While addressing a rally on Sunday in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Singh said, "Modi does not talk about forming a BJP government, but talks only about forming his government. He only...
  • Ajit Singh calls Modi a goat, says he talks only about himself 20-04-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by calling him a goat. While addressing a rally on Sunday in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Singh said, "Modi does not talk about forming a BJP government, but talks only about forming his government....
  • Campaign trail with Amar Singh from Fatehpur Sikri 20-04-2014 11:27 AM

    RLD leader Amar Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur Sikhri in Uttar Pradesh. On a campaign trail with him, here is how he woos the voters by bowing to buffaloes and adding star power. ...
  • MPs Rating: Jaya Prada scores 4.8 on a scale of 10 18-04-2014 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Jaya Prada a two term MP from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. While Jaya Prada got 4.4 for accessibility and 4.5 for trustworthiness, she scored 4.9 for...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura 17-04-2014 08:55 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • 11 UP seats to see polling on Thursday 15-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Eleven parliamentary constituencies go to the polls Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, where a bitter contest is on among major contenders to win the maximum number of its 80 Lok Sabha seats. The second phase of balloting in the country's most populous state involves some political stalwarts: Santosh Gangwar and Maneka...
  • LS polls: Hema fights BJP's ally turned foe in Mathura 11-04-2014 10:24 PM

    Five years ago she came here seeking votes for Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Jayant Chaudhary. But the sitting MP is now her main rival and tormentor, whom she accuses of non-performance. It is a perfect role reversal for Bollywood's 'Dreamgirl' Hema Malini and the scene is set in Mathura, the...
  • Ahead of LS polls Hema Malini campaigns in Mathura 10-04-2014 06:27 PM

    Huge crowds on Thursday lined up along the roads in this Uttar Pradesh town as Bollywood actor-turned-politician Hema Malini, who is the BJP candidate for the Lok Sabha polls, asked people to vote for her. Hema Malini faces Jayant Choudhary, son of Civil Aviation Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief...
  • Lok Sabha elections: UP records 65 per cent voter turnout in first phase 10-04-2014 12:03 AM

    The first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held on April 10 where voters in West UP and neighbouring Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar constituencies will elect Lok Sabha members from 10 seats. A total of 1.69 crore voters, 93.6 lakh men and 76.25 lakh women, will decide...
  • Stage set for polling in 10 LS seats of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday 09-04-2014 10:23 PM

    Lucknow: The electoral fortunes of 154 candidates will be decided in 10 Lok Sabha seats in politically important state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Muzaffarnagar riots have changed the political equations of the area dominated by Jats and Muslims which form 15 to 40 per cent of the populace, with...
  • Stage set for polling in 10 LS seats of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday 09-04-2014 05:28 PM

    The electoral fortunes of 154 candidates will be decided in 10 Lok Sabha seats in politically important state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Muzaffarnagar riots have changed the political equations of the area dominated by Jats and Muslims which form 15 to 40 per cent of the polpulace, with political...
  • Jayant Chaudhary, Hema Malini served EC notice; FIR against AAP candidate 09-04-2014 05:14 PM

    Election Commission has taken action against four candidates of different political parties, including RLD candidate Jayant Chaudhary and BJPs Hema Malini, for violating Model Code of Conduct. Notices have been served on RLD candidate Jayant Chaudhary and BJP candidate Hema Malini for hiding the actual expenditure being incurred on their...
  • Case against Jaya Prada for violating poll code 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A case has been registered against Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Jaya Prada and party's district president Ajit Rathi for violation of Model Code of Conduct in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Wednesday. They said the yesteryear actress, who is contesting from Bijnore Lok Sabha constituency was charged for violating model code...
  • Campaigning ends for 10 LS seats in western UP 08-04-2014 08:58 PM

    Campaigning for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in western Uttar Pradesh, including Aligarh, that go to the polls April 10, ended on Tuesday evening. The fate of 146 candidates will be decided by 1,74,12,605 voters. The constituencies are Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Kairana, Bijnor, Meerut, Bagpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr and...
  • Sri Devi, Bonney Kapoor campaign for RLD leader Amar Singh 08-04-2014 08:55 PM

    Bollywood actress Sri Devi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sri Devi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with...
  • Watch: RLD candidate Jaya Prada sings 'de de pyaar de, vote de' 02-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Singing her way through campaigning is the new RLD candidate from Bijnor Jaya Prada. She has a message for other actresses in politics that they should leave star tantrums behind. ...
  • Show me the money: 5 cars, Rs 92 lakh property among Jaya Prada's assets 01-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Rashtriya Lok Dal leader and actress Jaya Prada owns assests worth over 12.7 Crore. ...
  • 37 candidates file nomination papers for 2nd phase of LS polls in UP 24-03-2014 09:22 PM

    For the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, 37 candidates on Monday filed their nomination papers, official sources said in Lucknow. "For the second phase of polls, 37 candidates have filed their nominations," UP Chief Electoral officer Umesh Sinha told reporters in Lucknow. Prominent among those who...
  • Family connection in Lok Sabha elections 2014 21-03-2014 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Politics is a big family affair in India. Be it a national party or a regional party, most of them encourage dynastic politics. Except Communists, AAP and AIADMK, most others including the Congress and the BJP have 'family connection'. The elections for 16th Lok Sabha are also not...
  • BSP MP Kadir Rana, wife to contest against each other from Muzaffarnagar 19-03-2014 02:17 PM

    In an interesting contest, a couple will be pitted against each other inMuzaffarnagar in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Shahida Begum, wife of Kadir Rana, MP from Bahujan Samaj Party, filed her nomination on Tuesday from this constituency, as an independent candidate, officials said. Interestingly, Rana is a sitting MP...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Amar Singh who joined RLD ahead of polls 16-03-2014 07:48 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on politician Amar Singh who recently joined Rashtriya Lok Dal. ...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore 11-03-2014 11:52 PM

    A day after they joined RLD, Amar Singh and Rampur MP Jaya Prada were on Tuesday named party candidates from Fatehpur Sikri and Bijnore Lok Sabha seatsrespectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six...
  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP 11-03-2014 08:45 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday told BJP that Ram Mandir is no longer a major election issue for them. It has asked the party to focus on other national affairs. This comes after the RSS held a four day strategy meeting. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary, says Nandan Nilekani 10-03-2014 08:13 PM

    A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. "Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas," Nilekani...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • Amar Singh joins RLD but tries to appease Congress with apology 10-03-2014 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: Amar Singh's candour is fresh as ever. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the former Samajwadi Party leader staunchly defended his move to join the Rashtriya Lok Dal with a line that drew on a hit Bollywood song, "Tum karo toh rasleela, main karun toh character dheela. (If you...