Ajit

  • Only the Gandhis can keep the Congress together: Ajit Jogi May 19, 2014

    CWC member and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi said that the Congress can only be kept together by the Gandhis. But he did admit to the need for building on regional satraps. ...
  • Modi wave just a media creation: Ajit Pawar April 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Ajit Jogi's total assets valued at Rs 6.1 crore April 8, 2014

    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...
  • Ajit Singh cemented alliance with his father's adversaries: Modi March 29, 2014

    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on RLD chief Ajit Singh for cementing an alliance with the Congress. He said, "Bhartiya Lok Dal's Chaudhary Charan Singh took on Congress for its anti-farmer policies, but his son went and sat in Congress's lap." The Gujarat strongman went...
  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP March 11, 2014

    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 January 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • MPs should travel like common man, says JDU January 29, 2014

    Speaking over the DGCA order to private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs, JDU leader KC Tyagi said, "What is the need for further privileges when there is a demand for austerity in the country? MPs are already privileged they don't need any more things." ...
  • Politicians demand VIP treatment, government in damage control mode January 29, 2014

    At a time when the 'aam admi' is the flavour of the season and even the Supreme Court has come out strongly against the 'lal batti' culture, politicians continue to demand special privileges. The government was on Wednesday forced to go into damage control, after a Directorate General of Civil...
  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs January 29, 2014

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNN-IBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • Is DCGA promoting VIP culture at airports? January 29, 2014

    Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines and airports to treat MPs as VIPs and adhere to the guidelines on protocol norms. Meanwhile, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified that neither the Ministry nor the DGCA has issued any order directing private airlines to provide...
  • Is MNS spreading anarchy by asking people not to pay toll tax? January 27, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections of arson, riot, and damage to public property. MNS supremo Raj Thackeray said, "I am instructing all MNS workers, colleagues and people...
  • Ajit Jogi confident of forming government in Chhattisgarh December 8, 2013

    985 candidates are in the fray in Chhattisgarh elections. In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Congress leader Ajit Jogi said his party will form the government in the state. ...
  • Battle for Chhattisgarh: Will Raman Singh get a third term? November 8, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has strengthened its stronghold over Chhattisgarh and pushed the Congress out of the power game. The party is on an upswing and will win 61-71 seats in the 91-member Assembly, pushing the Congress to a distant second with only 16-24 seats, according to the pre-poll...
  • Ready to privatise Air India if necessary, says Ajit Singh October 5, 2013

    Civil Aviation minister Ajit Singh while speaking to CNBC-TV18 said that he is ready to privatise Air India if necessary and added that the government will not infuse additional funds into Air India again. ...
  • Ajit Chandila likely to face life ban October 4, 2013

    One of the prime accused in the IPL spot-fixing saga, Rajasthan Royals' offspinner Ajit Chandia was grilled for three hours by BCCI's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit on Friday. ...
  • No rule to bar Tata Group from having 2 deals: Aviation Minister September 20, 2013

    The Tata group and Singapore airlines will be investing $ 100 million to set up a new airline. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh talks to CNN-IBN on whether there's a conflict over the low cost AirAsia airline that the Tatas are also a part of. ...
  • I have never ever thought about fixing: Ajit Chandila September 13, 2013

    Chandila, alleged of spot-fixing during IPL 6 along with Rajasthan Royals team-mates S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, says he is clean and has never been involved in fixing. ...
  • Watch: Ajit Singh, son stopped from entering UP, detained September 9, 2013

    RLD chief Ajit Singh and his son Jayant Singh have been stopped from entering Uttar Pradesh and were detained when they were on their way to Muzaffarnagar. ...
  • Angry, sad, disappointed after spot-fixing saga: Rahul Dravid August 8, 2013

    Rahul Dravid in an extensive interview with ESPNcricinfo editor-in-chief Sambit Bal discussed about spot-fixing and suggested ways to counter the menace. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: IAS officer Durga's suspension was 'correct and won't be revoked, says Mulayam August 5, 2013

    Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have justified the decision to suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. ...
  • I am a sports person and I have done nothing wrong: Chandila August 5, 2013

    Chandila said that he did not try to influence anybody and don't know why they are hounding him. ...
  • The Last Word: Telangana - Has the govt opened a pandora's box of others demands for separate states? July 31, 2013

    A day after the government gave its green signal to the formation of the 29th state, Telangana, demands for more smaller states from different regions grew louder. ...
  • UP: RLD chief Ajit Singh demands creation of Harit Pradesh July 31, 2013

    In the light of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the clamour for creation of other smaller states has grown loud. ...
  • Video: Aviation Minister Ajit Singh defends Jet-Etihad deal July 3, 2013

    Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has once again defended the impending Jet-Etihad deal. "We have to consider the passengers convenience, the connectivity, which airlines are there, financial strength and our airlines, said Aviation Minister. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 2, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the Jet-Etihad deal in national interest? July 2, 2013

    Even as controversy rages over the Jet Airways-Etihad deal, the UAE-based airline's 2,058 crore investment is likely to encourage other international airlines planning to invest in India. ...
  • Watch: Many stranded in Uttarakhand's Himalayan tsunami June 23, 2013

    The death toll in Uttarakhand floods has reached 1000 and continues to rise. It is a race against time now to save thousands who are still stranded in the valley before the heavy rains that are expected in less than 24 hours. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Bad weather halts rescue operations June 23, 2013

    Rescue work at ground moving slowly due to rain and threat of fresh landslides looms large. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Bad weather makes landing at Badrinath difficult June 22, 2013

    CNN-IBN team tried to land its chopper at Badrinath, where rescuers are tying to evacuate people, but failed to do so due to bad weather. ...