REPORTS

  • Kiran Walia confident of Congress's good show, flays BJP and AAP, calls Krishna Tirath opportunistic Yesterday

    New Delhi: With voting date for Delhi Assembly elections approaching, political leaders are getting more aggressive in targeting their rivals. Senior Congress leader and New Delhi candidate Kiran Walia took on both the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday, calling the former an outfit which had sidelined its...
  • Pranab's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee shocked with Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi CM candidate Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee, who is making her political debut by contesting Delhi Assembly elections from Greater Kailash constituency, says she was shocked when the Bharatiya Janata Party named former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate. "I was shocked when Kiran Bedi was announced as the...
  • Rahul Gandhi's roadshow aims to revive Congress's fortune in Delhi Assembly elections 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of strength aimed at reviving the plummeting fortunes of his party, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi undertook a roadshow in Delhi's Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Thursday. The roadshow began from the Kalkaji Transit Camp and went around the constituency as Rahul launched into full fledged campaign...
  • Box Office report: Akshay Kumar's 'Baby' beats Sonam Kapoor's 'Dolly Ki Doli' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Within three days of its release, Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby" has grossed over Rs.35 crore, a figure much ahead of the over-Rs.10 crore-mark that Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Dolly Ki Doli" has managed. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, "Baby" earned Rs.36.07 crore in just three days, read a statement. Also starring Anupam Kher, Rana...
  • Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress roadshow, campaign for Delhi Assembly election candidates 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will enter the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow will begin from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash...
  • Family battle in Janakpuri, Congress's Suresh Kumar faces his father-in-law Jagdish Mukhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi:Fighting against his father-in-law and five times Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jagdish Mukhi from Janakpuri constituency, Congress candidate Suresh Kumar says former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will do more harm than good to the BJP. "The BJP will be at 100 per cent loss with the induction of Kiran Bedi...
  • Delhi elections: Krishna Tirath rules out infighting in BJP, says Congress has lost its culture January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Congress leader Krishna Tirath, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and is now its candidate from Patel Nagar constituency of Delhi, on Wednesday said that Congress had lost its culture and losing ground across the country. "I will not call my joining of BJP as a change of...
  • Delhi elections: Karol Bagh to witness tough contest between BJP, AAP January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Karol Bagh constituency in Central Delhi will witness a tough contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party with Congress pushed to the sidelines. BJP has brought in a new face Yogendra Chandoliya, AAP is going with its former MLA Vishesh Ravi and Congress with Madan...
  • Candidates consult astrologers to find auspicious time to file nomination for Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: On the last day of filing nomination for the one day election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the national capital will witness numerous road shows of Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party. While the roads are likely to witness huge traffic jams during the...
  • People question PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan', ask which roads did he clean January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' has come under the scanner, this time not by his political opponents but by the voters in some constituencies of Delhi. With voters getting more vocal about their issues, they now want a clean Delhi. "Narendra Modi ne kahan jhaadu lagai...
  • Not security but cleanliness, sanitation poll issues for women voters in North, Central Delhi January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The women voters in North and Central areas of Delhi are demanding a clean city. Even though the region is in the heart of the national capital, heaps of garbage can be seen lying everywhere and the condition is same in both commercial as well as residential areas. ...
  • Sadar Bazar voters in a dilemma, undecided on whom to vote for in Delhi elections January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The voters in Sadar Bazar constituency of Delhi are in a dilemma on who to support in the Delhi Elections. While the Bharatiya Janata Party is yet to declare its candidate, the Congress has nominated the party election committee chief Ajay Maken and Aam Aadmi Party has named...
  • India's growth rate will increase by 6.3 per cent this year, surpass China's by 2016: IMF January 20, 2015

    Washington: India is expected to grow at 6.3 per cent this year and 6.5 per cent in 2016 by when it is likely to cross China's projected growth rate, the IMF said while terming the new government's reforms as "promising" but insisted that their implementation is key. In 2014, India's growth...
  • Global unemployment to go up in next five years: UN report January 20, 2015

    Geneva: Global unemployment is expected to increase by 11 million in the next five years as the world economy continues to grow at "tepid rates", a latest UN report released has warned. According to the World Employment Social Outlook report compiled by International Labour Organization (ILO), more than 212 million...
  • Auto drivers back Arvind Kejriwal, want to give him second chance, Congress to lose much January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The 49-day stint of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal did leave a mark on the common man with the auto driver community still vouching its support for the Aam Aadmi Party. For some he brought down the corruption while for others he brought solace by reducing water and...
  • Corporate fraud in India rose 45 per cent last 2 years: Study January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Corporate frauds rose by over 45 per cent in India in the last two years and the lurking risk has been dissuading global companies from investing in India, said a study. Corporate frauds arose out of corruption, money laundering, tax evasion, window dressing, financial reporting fraud and bribery...
  • Women's security a key issue in Delhi Assembly elections January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi gets ready to elect a new Assembly, one of the most important issues is of women security. While Delhi has always been a very unsafe city for women, the issue exploded into prominence with the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya incident and the recent Uber rape cases. ...
  • Only 50% class 5 students can read class 2 text, poor mathematical ability serious concern: ASER January 14, 2015

    While more than 96 per cent of the children in the 6-14 age group are attending school, there are still some worrying signs as reading and mathematical abilities are still not up to the mark. According to the 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2014) released on Tuesday in...
  • Pakistan fires bullets at India, we send them bomb, says Amit Shah January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday listed efforts made by the Narendra Modi government for safety and security of the nation while claiming the number of ceasefire violations have also gone down during the NDA regime. Shah said, "Pakistan ke yahan se goli aati hai, yahan se...
  • Modi lists schemes to woo poor, middle class, fails to give a development plan for Delhi January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Sounding the poll bugle for Delhi Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday revealed Bharatiya Janata Party's plan and listed schemes aimed at wooing the middle class and poor people, but he did not make any major announcements. From making the national capital a generator free city to...
  • PM Modi woos Delhi voters, people hope for change now January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Delhi on Saturday seemed to have wooed voters as they left Ramlila Maidan in the national capital with all praise for him. At the rally venue and on the roads leading to the venue, thousands of people were heard shouting -...
  • Delhi elections: BJP targets AAP, calls the party a master in holding dharnas, blocking roads January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Saturday trained its guns towards Aam Aadmi Party. Leading the BJP charge Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at AAP members saying, "Those who are masters in holding dharnas, protests, blocking roads should be given that task." While addressing BJP's first rally in...
  • e Lounge: Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' crosses the 300 crore-mark January 8, 2015

    Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', has broken all records and has created history. PK becomes the first film to enter the 300 crore club. With the 300 crore club PK has set a new benchmark, just like the 200 crore benchmark that was set by the same team 5 years ago with...
  • e Lounge: 'PK' crosses 300 crore-mark January 6, 2015

    Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', which has kept the cash registers ringing at the Bollywood box office since the last three weeks has crossed the Rs 300 crore figure in the country, said distributors and trade analysts. ...
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • RBI pitches for structural reforms; sees 6 per cent inflation in 2015 December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Pitching for structural reforms to reinforce investor confidence, RBI on Monday said falling inflation and political stability have helped check the macroeconomic vulnerabilities, while retail inflation is expected to stabilise near 6 per cent level in 2015. The central bank, however, flagged lower revenue mobilisation this fiscal as a...
  • India's birth rate declines December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: India's birth rate declined by 0.2 points with Kerala registering the lowest in 2013, according latest official data. "The Crude Birth Rate (CBR) at the national level during 2013 stands at 21.4, a decline of 0.2 points over 2012. "The maximum CBR has been reported in Bihar (27.6)...
  • J&K election: PDP demolishes NC citadel, wins 5 out of 8 seats in Srinagar district December 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Making a huge inroad into the National Conference (NC) bastion Srinagar for the first time, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wrested five out of eight seats in the district. Ashraf Mir of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) flashes a victory sign to the media outside a counting center in Srinagar. The most...
  • J&K Assembly elections: IBNLive journalist analyses situation before counting December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will get a new government on Tuesday. The votes polled in the five phase-election to the state assembly will be counted on Tuesday. IBNLive journalist DP Satish who visited the Kashmir valley to file ground reports on the election analyses the situation and feels that...
  • J&K polls: Continuing positive trend of high voter turnout, final phase records 76 per cent polling December 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Continuing the positive trend of high voting percentage set by the first four phases, the fifth and the last leg of Legislative Assembly elections for 20 segments in Jammu region witnessed a remarkable turnout. Unprecedented security arrangements along the India-Pakistan border and hinterland ensured that voting was by and large...