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  • Repolling in Patliputra, Munger records 52.75 per cent voter turnout 22-04-2014 08:19 AM

    55.50 per cent voting was seen in 13 booths of Patliputra LS seat during the repoll, while 50 per cent was seen in 12 booths of another constituency of Munger, Additional Chief Election Commissioner R Lakshamanan told reporters. Patliputra seat had witnessed 56.34 per cent voting on April 17 last...
  • Robert Vadra will be in jail if NDA comes to power: Uma Bharti 21-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Notwithstanding BJP's assertion that there will be no witch-hunt if it comes to power, Uma Bharti has said that Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra will be in jail if the NDA comes to power. Bharti also alleged that Vadra had made money by breaking all the norms. "Just because he...
  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 18-04-2014 02:32 PM

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
  • Misa Bharti booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 18-04-2014 10:57 AM

    An FIR was on Thursday lodged against former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, who is contesting from the state's Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency, for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine. A district official said an FIR was lodged against Bharti on the basis...
  • If we reveal truths, Sonia, Rahul will stay indoors: Uma Bharti 18-04-2014 09:09 AM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has launched a scathing attack on the Congress after it released her video of criticism for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Uma has warned the Congress that if the BJP reveals the Congress's truths, its President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul...
  • UK High Commissioner visits booths to see democracy in action 18-04-2014 08:59 AM

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan on Thursday visited polling stations in Patna and neighbouring areas to witness the election process. "The British High Commissioner visited many polling stations in Patna Sahib and Patliputra Parliamentary seats which witnessed voting today," Mainak De, Eastern India head of Political Press and...
  • Uma Bharti's jet makes emergency landing after it runs out of fuel 17-04-2014 11:58 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti's flight made an emergency landing at Pichhore in Madhya Pradesh after it ran out of fuel on Thursday. Uma Bharti is contesting from Jhansi Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 LS elections. On Wednesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi's car ran out of fuel on Lucknow-Allahabad highway, which...
  • Uma Bharti asks EC to act against dissemination of video 17-04-2014 11:14 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday asked the Election Commission to take legal action against "meticulous dissemination of concocted video clips" on social media by "anti-BJP parties" after Congress released a video of her purportedly describing Narendra Modi an agent of destruction. In a letter to the EC, she alleged...
  • Modi is 'vinash purush', liar: Uma Bharti in a video released by Congress 17-04-2014 10:35 PM

    The Congress on Thursday released an explosive video showing BJP leader Uma Bharti as describing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "vinash purush" (man of destruction). "My view is (that) Gujarat is a fear-stricken state," Uma Bharti says in the only English sentence in the video in which...
  • Congress releases CD of Uma Bharti slamming Modi as 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi Mining out fresh ammunition for a prospective slugfest, Congress on Thursday released a three-year-old video clip in which senior party leader Uma Bharti has purportedly described Narendra Modi as an agent of destruction and his development claims of Gujarat as a "sham". In the audio-visual presentation, Bharti who...
  • People of Patliputra will allow me to work for them: Ram Kripal Yadav 17-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Ram Kripal Yadav who is contesting in Patliputra seat in Bihar on BJP ticket said, "I am confident the people of Patliputra will allow this servant of theirs to work for them and BJP will win with majority." Other side, actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, also said that there...
  • FIR lodged against Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti for breaking voting machine 17-04-2014 06:01 PM

    An FIR was registered against RJD leader and Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in Maner Police station for allegedly breaking an electronic voting machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Pataliputra on Thursday. The incident happened at booth number 34 in Maner during polling was on. The RJD, however, alleged...
  • FIR filed against Lalu's daughter Misa for breaking voting machine 17-04-2014 05:27 PM

    Patna: An FIR was registered against RJD leader and Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti for allegedly breaking an electronic voting machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Pataliputra on Thursday. The incident happened at booth number 34 in Maner. The RJD, however, alleged that Misa was manhandled by BJP supporters...
  • Congress releases video, says Uma Bharti called Modi 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday released a video clipping that showed BJP leader Uma Bharti levelling serious charges against her colleague, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the clipping, Uma is heard saying that Modi was not 'Vikas Purush' (man who brought in development) but 'Vinash Purush' (man...
  • Voting on in Bihar; Misa Bharti, Ram Kripal Yadav, Sushil Modi cast votes 17-04-2014 03:38 PM

    An electorate of 11,85,07,86 are exercising their franchise in 11,846 polling stations to decide the fate of 117 candidates in the Lok Sabha constituencies. Prominent among the candidates are actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, former Home Secretary RK Singh, Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti and her two uncles Ramkripal Yadav and...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase V: The key candidates in the fray 17-04-2014 08:35 AM

    The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is seeing many big names in the fray. While the fate of Union Ministers including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Sachin Pilot will be sealed in the biggest phase on Thursday, there are also big names like Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani,...
  • Airtel launches unlimited-usage mobile service packs for its pre-paid customers 16-04-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel launched multiple unlimited-usage service schemes starting from Rs 7 for its pre-paid customers. "Bharti Airtel today introduced its Night Store - a first of its kind store that will enable customers to buy value for money offers on their prepaid mobile for internet usage...
  • Campaign ends for seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar 15-04-2014 07:17 PM

    Loudspeakers fell silent this evening with campaigning coming to an end for the second phase voting to seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on April 17. Tight security arrangements have been put in place as many of the constituencies fall in Maoist-hit areas. Voting in Patna and nearby districts would...
  • Misa Bharti goes hi-tech to win Patliputra LS seat 15-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Battling two heavyweights in her debut in the political arena, Misa Bharti is banking on hi-tech poll strategies and family support in her bid to salvage the pride of her father RJD supremo Lalu Yadav, who lost the Patliputra seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. 39-year-old Misa, an MBBS,...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • LS polls: UP government will fall after Modi becomes PM, claims Uma 14-04-2014 09:24 AM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Sunday claimed that a number of Samajwadi Party legislators are in touch with her and the Uttar Pradesh government will fall once Narendra Modi becomes prime minister. "People of the state and even legislators are angry with Akhilesh Yadav government. After Narendra Modi becomes prime...
  • Robert Vadra will go to jail if BJP comes to power, says Uma Bharti 12-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Saturday said that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has been involved in "several falsehood" and if the party comes to power at the Centre he "would go jail". "Son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi had been involved in several falsehood and after...
  • Rabri Devi and Misa Bharti, only mother-daughter duo in the fray 12-04-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: We have more than half a dozen instances of father - son and husband - wife contesting in the Lok Sabha elections. But, we have only one instance of both mother and daughter contesting in the current Lok Sabha elections. Former Bihar chief minister and the RJD chief...
  • Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi 10-04-2014 01:51 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre. "I am always in favour of separate Bundelkhand state. If my party is voted to power, I will ensure that Bundelkhand is made separate...
  • Walmart to open 50 wholesale stores in India in 4-5 years 08-04-2014 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: Deciding to focus on the cash-and-carry segment in India, retail giant Walmart plans to open 50 wholesale stores in the next four to five years to expand its footprint in the country. About six months after breaking up with the Bharti group, the Bentonville-based firm said on Tuesday...
  • Amit Shah's remark 'vote to take revenge' not inflammatory: Uma Bharti 06-04-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Sunday backed party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah's remarks 'vote to take revenge'. Bharti said, "I don't think Amit Shah's speech was inflammatory. The UPA knows that it will lose elections and that's why they are making desperate attempts to stall our...
  • LS polls: Hema, Nagma to be given extra security 05-04-2014 10:07 AM

    Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and Nagma contesting the Lok Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, will be given special police protection, officials said on Saturday. Congress candidate Nagma contesting for Meerut seat, has been subjected to teasing on at least three occasions. Yesteryear 'dream girl' fighting on a BJP ticket from Mathura...
  • Lalu's daughter hires two IITians, doctors to manage her campaign 04-04-2014 01:09 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter, Misa Bharti, is taking all the help she needs and has hired two IITians and doctors to manage her campaign for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar. Her husband Shailesh Kumar, an IT professional, is also working as her shadow during the campaign. Misa, a...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Mother Neelam satisfied with High Court order 02-04-2014 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and murdered in 2002, said her stand has been vindicated by the high court which held that the murder of her son was a case of honour killing. "This is an important stage and this battle for justice would continue....
  • Nitish Katara murder: HC upholds conviction, life term of the Yadavs 02-04-2014 10:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court order sentencing three convicts in the Nitish Katara murder case to life imprisonment. The court dismissed the appeals of the three convicts - son and nephew of politician DP Yadav, Vikas and Vishal, and contract killer Sukhdev -...