Ajit

  • FIR against Pawar for allegedly threatening people to vote for Sule 20-04-2014 08:49 AM

    Mumbai: An FIR has been registered against NCP leader and Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar for allegedly threatening farmers to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule. The FIR was filed after the AAP candidate from Baramati, Suresh Khopde, submitted an audio recording where Pawar allegedly told villagers at a rally...
  • Ajit Pawar did not hold any public meeting: Police 20-04-2014 12:23 AM

    Pune: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was on Saturday given a clean chit by the police in connection with holding a public meeting ahead of polling for the second phase on April 17 in which he allegedly threatened residents of a village in the Baramati constituency to vote for...
  • EC seeks report on Ajit Pawar's alleged threat to voters 19-04-2014 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar could be in trouble as the the Election Commission is awaiting a report from the state Chief Electoral Officer over his reported remarks threatening voters with snapping of water supply if they did not vote for his cousin Supriya Sule. "Yes, we...
  • Congress, its allies threatening people to get votes: BJP 18-04-2014 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for allegedly threatening villagers and telling them to vote for his cousin and NCP leader Supriya Sule, BJP leader Smriti Irani said the Congress and its allies are making such statements to get votes. "Congress and its allies...
  • LS polls: Hema Malini banks on women voters in Mathura constituency 18-04-2014 04:08 PM

    BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency Hema Malini is trying to woo women electors which are expected to play an important role in the elections here. Out of the total 16,83,994 electors in the constituency, 7,50,471 are women voters. "Women normally, prefer a woman candidate. We are trying to...
  • Ajit Pawar allegedly threatened people to vote for Sule, AAP complains 18-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Baramati Suresh Khopde has filed a complaint with the police on the basis of a video that allegedly shows Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar threatening villagers and telling them to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule. Ajit Pawar is allegedly heard in...
  • Modi wave just a media creation: Ajit Pawar 17-04-2014 11:59 AM

    Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar and Congress leader Ashok Chavan have cast their votes in the fifth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • LS polls: 65 pc voter turnout in three Naxal-hit seats of Chhattisgarh 17-04-2014 08:34 AM

    Raipur: Around 65 per cent voter turnout was on Thursday recorded in three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha constituencies of Chhattisgarh, where Maoists targeted a polling party but there was no casualty. Barring the one Naxal-related incident, polling was by and large peaceful in the state, which completed the second phase of...
  • 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...
  • Show Me The Money: Ajit Jogi's total assets valued at Rs 6.1 crore 08-04-2014 01:02 PM

    Actor and Congress leader Raj Babbabr has Rs 2.7 lakh in cash. His bank deposits are vlaued at Rs 5.7 crore. Babbar drives a Mercedes, a land cruiser and an innova worth Rs 38.6. He and his wife have properties in Mumbai valued at over Rs 10.5 crore. The total...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...