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  • BJP faces the heat as leaders make controversial remarks 20-04-2014 11:12 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is in the dock over several controversial remarks by its leaders. While Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh said that all those who oppose the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will have to go to Pakistan after the Lok Sabha elections, former party president Nitin Gadkari...
  • BJP will probe allegations against Robert Vadra: Naqvi 14-04-2014 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Asserting that the "corrupt will not be spared" once a BJP government comes to power, party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday that there will be a probe against Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. "We will not spare the corrupt. Each one...
  • Need to find solution for Ram temple: Naqvi 14-04-2014 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that a solution needed to be found to the Ram temple issue within the constitutional framework. Interacting with women journalists at India Women's Press Corps (IWPC), Naqvi said also tried to shift responsibility of Babri mosque demolition in 1992 to...
  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' is a mix of comic and tragic socio-political capers, says director Feroz Abbas Khan 14-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Delhi: Two daily labourers are chatting away as they sit atop a shaky bamboo structure and try to fix a giant cut-out of a popular politician. "Kaun hai yeh h*****i," asks one to the other. "Aey, h*****i mat bol; yahan ka bahut bada leader hai," retorts the other, his voice...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi 13-04-2014 11:43 PM

    The BJP has slammed Sharad Pawar over his remark. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that let it be Pawar or Congress, they are sure of their defeat. It is evident on their faces and their words. Earlier in the day, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted "Someone is dreaming to...
  • We would love to record new songs: ABBA 12-04-2014 05:31 PM

    London: Swedish pop band ABBA has revealed that they would love to record new songs if they seem special. The members of the band said they would be happy to record some new songs provided they are good enough, reported Daily Star. 'ABBA' star Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 68, said she will...
  • Congress, BJP ask Mulayam to immediately apologise for rape remarks 11-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Slamming Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remarks, Congress and BJP on Friday said that he should immediately apologise and take back his words. "Comments by such a senior leader is not only objectionable, but also it is sad and shameful. Mulayam Singh's remarks show that how...
  • Mamma Mia! 40 years of supergroup ABBA: The group's greatest moments in 24 black and white, stunning, rare images 08-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Members of the Swedish supergroup ABBA marked 40 years since their international breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' on April 7, 2014 with a party for hundreds of guests at London's Tate Modern gallery.Bjorn Ulvaeus said he felt "extremely proud and humbled" by decades of success that includes hit records, the stage and...
  • Mamma Mia! ABBA mark 40 years since breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' 08-04-2014 10:42 AM

    London: Four decades on from the flares, fame and fabulousness, the members of ABBA say they have no regrets - not even about the clothes. Members of the Swedish supergroup marked 40 years since their international breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' on Monday with a party for hundreds of guests at London's...
  • No time limit on releasing election manifesto: BJP 04-04-2014 04:11 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has said it will release its manifesto on April 7. It has also refuted reports that the manifesto has been delayed due to party infighting. ...
  • BJP moves EC on Sonia's meeting with Jama Masjid imam 03-04-2014 10:58 PM

    BJP on Thursday approached the Election Commission on Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Jama Masjid Shahi Imam to seek his help in ensuring that the community's votes did not get split, saying the step was a violation of the model code and demanded stern action. BJP also alleged that such a...
  • PCB chairman summons Hafeez, Moin, Zaheer 03-04-2014 01:24 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is meeting head coach Moin Khan, captain Mohammad Hafeez and chief cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas on Thursday to hear them out the reasons for the team's failure to make the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament. Sethi picked Moin as head coach...
  • Pakistan must not be bad losers, says Hafeez 03-04-2014 09:20 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez called on his compatriots not to be bad losers and accept victory and defeat in the same manner after his team crashed out of the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh. Hafeez told reporters after returning from Dhaka early on Thursday that the side were disappointed...
  • Police detain Sabir Ali's wife for holding protest outside Naqvi's house 31-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has detained Yasmin Ali, the wife of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for protesting outside BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's residence. The police requested Yasmin to move away from Naqvi's residence. Yasmin was on a dharna outside Naqvi's house over his remarks against her...
  • Give proof or apologise: Sabir Ali to Naqvi 30-03-2014 08:16 PM

    Former JD-U leader Sabir Ali Sunday said BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi should either substantiate his allegations or apologise for his comment that Ali has terror links. "I ask Naqvi to either give me proof or apologise. A defamation notice has been prepared and will be sent to him through...
  • Sending legal notice to Naqvi, he must apologise soon: Sabir Ali 30-03-2014 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Angered by the comments of Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his alleged links with Indian Mujahideen mastermind Yasin Bhatkal, expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali said that he will be sending a legal notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson. Sabir Ali also demanded an apology from Naqvi saying that...
  • Sabir Ali goes the Pramod Muthalik way, BJP leaders question the move 29-03-2014 10:42 PM

    New Delhi: Within 24 hours, the Bharatiya Janata Party annulled the membership of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali after opposition in the party over his alleged links with terror outfit Indian Mujahideen. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had also expressed its displeasure over Ali's induction. BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas...
  • Sabir Ali to drag Naqvi to court for terror link claims 29-03-2014 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party annulled the membership of expelled Janata Dal United spokesperson Sabir Ali, the leader said he would file a defamation case against BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who had claimed that Ali had links with Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal. Ali said, "I am...
  • The purpose is served: Naqvi on Sabir Ali's membership annulment 29-03-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who raised the banner of protest against entry of expelled Janata Dal United MP Sabir Ali, on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the annulment of the induction of the "controversial" figure and said the matter is closed for him now. Naqvi,...
  • Infighting, RSS opposition force BJP to annul Sabir Ali's membership 29-03-2014 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from its leaders and the RSS the Bharatiya Janata Party has annulled the membership of expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the decision on Sabir Ali has been taken by party president Rajnath Singh. Reacting to the cancellation of his...
  • Many BJP leaders were not informed about Modi-Sabir Ali meet: sources 29-03-2014 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: The divide in the Bharatiya Janata Party is deepening ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Sources now say that BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi kept party leaders in the dark as he initiated the induction of expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali into the party. Sources have told...
  • After rebellion in BJP, Sabir Ali offers his membership be put on hold 29-03-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst displeasure among Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Sabir Ali has now said that his membership of the party should be put on hold till party leaders' charges against him are cleared. This comes after BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar accused Ali of being close to...
  • BJP inducting Sabir Ali leads to a storm, RSS backs Naqvi's rebellion 29-03-2014 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The open war in the Bharatiya Janata Party is seeing new turns each day. A day after senior BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar slammed the party for inducting expelled JD(U) leader Sabir Ali, the RSS too has expressed displeasure. RSS leader Ram Madhav tweeted, "Sabir...
  • News 360: Dissent in BJP over Sabir Ali's induction 28-03-2014 09:08 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party spokeperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has openly revolted against party's decision to induct expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali on Twitter. ...
  • After Bhatkal's friend, Dawood will join BJP: Naqvi on Sabir Ali 28-03-2014 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: The discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party over the induction of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali has come out in the open with senior party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi coming out strongly against the decision. And angry Naqvi tweeted, "Terrorist Bhatakal friend joins BJP. Soon accepting...
  • Narendra Modi to address 185 rallies 25-03-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address 185 "Bharat Vijay rallies" across the country beginning March 26, a party leader said on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Modi will address 185 rallies in 295 Lok Sabha constituencies from Wednesday. He said apart from Modi,...
  • Abbas Mustan not directing 'Veetai' remake? 23-03-2014 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: Director duo Abbas-Mustan, who was all set to direct the Hindi remake of Tamil movie 'Vettai', reportedly may not helm the project. A source close to the directors said: "The film was getting delayed and Abbas and Mustan wanted to go ahead with their other projects, which were in...
  • 'Modi is an ambassador of development, not a symbol of fear' 21-03-2014 03:47 PM

    Stating that Narendra Modi was an "ambassador of development" and not a "symbol of fear", BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has hit out at "vested interests" for claiming that the party had not done justice to the Muslim community in handing out tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls....
  • Kohli will break all the records, feels Zaheer Abbas 16-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Fatullah: Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas is the new entrant in the list of illustrious former cricketers, who feel that India's premier batsman Virat Kohli is destined for greatness. "Virat Kohli is one batsman who will break all the records in international cricket. The transition phase in Indian batting has...