Ajit

  • LS polls: 60 pc turnout till 3 pm in Chhattisgarh's 3 Naxal-hit seats 17-04-2014 08:34 AM

    Raipur: 60 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 3 pm in Chhattisgarh's three Naxal-hit seats on Thursday. Earlier in the day, voting begun in three Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh amid tight security in three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha constituencies. Chief Minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh, former Chief Minister...
  • LS polls: Jyotiraditya, Ajit Jogi, Raman Singh's son in the fray 16-04-2014 01:30 PM

    Bhopal: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is seeking re-election for the fourth consecutive term from Guna. 10 Lok Sabha seats in MP will be voting on April 17. Three Lok Sabha seats of Chhattisgarh, including those of Mahasamund and Rajnadgaon from where former chief minister Ajit Jogi and Chief Minister Raman...
  • Ajit Jogi's political fate, Raman Singh's image at stake 15-04-2014 10:37 PM

    The three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chhattisgarh which go to polls Thursday are significant as the outcome will have a bearing on the future of veteran Congress leader Ajit Jogi and the stature of Chief Minister Raman Singh. Chhattisgarh elects 11 members to the Lok Sabha. Balloting for the Bastar...
  • Ajit Jogi's political fate, Raman Singh's image at stake 15-04-2014 04:05 PM

    The three parliamentary constituencies of Chhattisgarh that go to polls on Thursday assume significance as the outcome would determine the political fate of Congress veteran Ajit Jogi as well as the public image of Chief Minister Raman Singh. Chhattisgarh sends a total of 11 members to the Lok Sabha -...
  • Chhattisgarh: 11 Chandulal Sahus vs one Ajit Jogi in Mahasamund 12-04-2014 12:18 PM

    Raipur: It is not uncommon to have two candidates of different political parties with the same name. But it rarely happens that almost a dozen candidates with the same name jump into the poll fray from the same seat. When it happens, the matter also becomes a little fishy. Bharatiya...
  • LS polls: Modi targets Jogi, Gandhi family in Dhamtari 11-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Narendra Modi targeted former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi, on Friday, saying he might be knowing some "secret" about Gandhi family which made him indispensable to Sonia Gandhi though he has been losing in the tribal state. "I think about it that he has been losing, the party (Congress) is divided...
  • EC seeks report on controversial remarks by Mulayam, Azam, Ajit Singh 09-04-2014 03:42 PM

    The Election Commission on Wednesday sought a detailed report from poll authorities in Uttar Pradesh on the controversial remarks made by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, RLD chief Ajit Singh and state minister Azam Khan during high-voltage campaigning for Lok Sabha polls. "The Chief Electoral Officer has been asked to...
  • 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...
  • BJP irked over 10 namesakes in fray, alleges Ajit Jogi's hand 02-04-2014 05:47 PM

    The BJP has accused former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, the Congress Lok Sabha poll nominee from Mahasamund, of fielding 10 namesake candidates of saffron party nominee Chandulal Sahu from the seat to distract voters. In view of this, the ruling party in Chhattisgarh has also demanded the Election Commission to...
  • Ajit Singh slams BJP for intensive campaigning on TV 31-03-2014 08:01 AM

    Hitting out at the intensive campaigning by some parties on television, RLD chief and Union Minister Ajit Singh said if one can become a Prime Minister just by appearing on TV, there was no need for elections in a democracy. Attacking BJP, he said some parties were using television to...
  • MPs Rating: Ajit Singh scores 5.37 on a scale of 10 27-03-2014 09:44 AM

    New Delhi: RLD chief Ajit Singh is a six time MP from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh. He is the son of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. Ajit Singh scores 5.6 on accessibility and 5 on trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR...
  • LS polls: 75 file nominations for 3 seats in Chhattisgarh 26-03-2014 11:37 PM

    A total of 75 candidates, including former Congress Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, have filed nomination papers for the three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh going to polls on April 17. Mahasamund, Kanker (ST) and Rajnandgaon will vote in the second phase. Besides Jogi (Mahasamund), Chief Minister Raman Singh's son...
  • Mahayuti constituents are destructive ghosts: Ajit Pawar 25-03-2014 11:25 PM

    Parbhani: NCP leader and deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday termed all the five constituent parties that form "Mahayuti" (NDA) in Maharashtra as "destructive ghosts". "These five partners have formed alliance to contest polls not for any constructive but for the destructive purpose. They have nothing to do with...
  • Holi with the politicians: Sonia Gandhi, Ram Vilas Paswan celebrate the festival of colours 18-03-2014 02:59 PM

    The colourful festival of Holi saw politicians like Sonia Gandhi, Sandeep Dixit, Rajnath Singh regaling at their respective residence, celebrating the festival with family and their party members. Ram Vilas Paswan along with wife Reena and son Chirag hosted a party at their residence while Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was...
  • 3-day Indian Aviation show begins in Hyderabad 12-03-2014 01:39 PM

    Hyderabad: The five-day Indian Aviation show kick-started in Hyderabad on Wednesday amidst the who's who of the aviation industry. Inaugurated by the Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, the show is expected to attract and engage investors in India's aerospace industry. The show will be open to public on the last...
  • 5-day Hyderabad air show to start on Wednesday 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players. The show, with the theme 'Enhancing Air Connectivity' is being jointly organised by the aviation ministry and industry body...
  • 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...
  • Amar Chitra Katha part 3: Amar Singh, Jaya Prada join RLD 10-03-2014 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: In the season of defections and 'adjustments', one of India's most colourful politicians Amar Singh has joined the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) of Ajit Singh. After he was sacked from the Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP), Amar Singh was out of circulation for sometime. The 2008 'cash...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:40 PM

    The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president N Srinivasan,...
  • BCCI gives additional time to Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president...
  • Jat leaders welcome reservation in central list of OBCs 03-03-2014 01:16 PM

    Jat leaders on Monday welcomed the decision of the Union Cabinet to include Jats in nine states in the central list of OBCs and said the move will help youths from the community in getting jobs. Ghatwala khap council head Harkishan Singh Malik and Balyan khap council head Naresh Tikait...
  • Union Cabinet clears reservation for Jat community under OBC quota 02-03-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Sunday cleared reservation for the Jat community under the other backward castes quota. According to sources Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh was keen to clear reservation for Jats. The Congress had, however, dismissed reports that the Centre was trying to woo Jats...
  • Airports Authority to develop 7 airports in Uttar Pradesh 24-02-2014 08:47 PM

    Seven airports in Uttar Pradesh, the home state of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, will be developed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under an agreement it signed with the state government on Monday. As part of the government's intent to provide air connectivity to regional or remote centres,...
  • Sharad Pawar behind Saturday attack on party office: AAP 23-02-2014 08:02 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Anjali Damania on Sunday alleged that NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar and spokesperson Nawab Malik were responsible for the attack on the AAP state party office in Mumbai on Saturday. Damania told media persons in Nagpur that barely three days ago, the AAP had...
  • AAP protests in Mumbai after NCP workers vandalise office 23-02-2014 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: After the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) held protests against the Aam Aadmi Party's office (AAP) in Mumbai on Saturday, the AAP members held counter protests against the NCP. A case has been registered against 23 activists of NCP for vandalising AAP's office. "We have arrested 23 activists of Nationalist...
  • Blog: How sure is the Congress about its Lok Sabha poll candidates 22-02-2014 04:03 PM

    The Congress is set to announce the first list of its candidates for the coming Lok Sabha elections anytime next week, way ahead of other parties. The list is expected to include nominees from the bulk of, if not all, the eleven seats in Chhattisgarh. The party had lost 10...
  • Mumbai: NCP activists burn Kejriwal's effigy outside AAP's office 22-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: The youth wing activists of the Nationalist Congress Party have burnt an effigy of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal outside the Aam Aadmi Party's office in Mumbai. The protest by NCP members comes after AAP named Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in an alleged power scam. The...
  • BMC issues notices to attach politicos' flats for unpaid dues 08-02-2014 07:36 AM

    Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued notices on Friday warning that properties of Worli-based Sukhada and Shubhada housing societies, in which local political bigwigs possess flats, would be attached if dues of over Rs 10 crore are not cleared. Some of the prominent politicians residing in these two buildings are Maharashtra...
  • Ajit Jogi opposes Janardan Dwivedi's suggestion to end caste-based quotas 06-02-2014 07:51 AM

    Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Thursday strongly opposed party colleague Janardan Dwivedi's controversial suggestion about ending caste-based quotas. Talking to reporters in Raipur, Jogi said that the system of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs had been introduced to end social inequality in the country. The quota system for government...
  • India's first monorail inaugurated in Mumbai 01-02-2014 08:38 PM

    The much-anticipated Mumbai Monorail - the first in India - was inaugurated in Mumbai on Saturday, with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and several media persons climbing aboard the inaugural ride. The 8.93-km-long Monorail, running between Chembur-Wadala in the east-south direction, comprising the first phase, will...