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  • Narendra Modi vows to cleanse the political system, set up panel to probe tainted MPs 21-04-2014 06:03 PM

    Narendra Modi on Monday vowed to cleanse the political system and Parliament from criminal elements if he comes to power and said his first job will be to set up a panel to probe pending criminal cases against the new MPs. The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said he will ensure...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi to address rally in Vadodara on April 24 21-04-2014 06:01 PM

    BJP nominee from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, Narendra Modi will address a public rally here on Thursday. "After filing his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24, Modi will fly to Vadodara to address the public meeting," BJP city unit president Bharat Dangar said on Monday. This will be the...
  • Modi to do roadshow before filing nomination from Varanasi on April 24 21-04-2014 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to file his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on April 24. Modi, who is contesting elections from two seats, had filed his nomination from Vadodara in Gujarat on April 9 after a grand...
  • Since the time of Nehru, Congress has been making false promises: Rajnath in Kahalgaon rally 21-04-2014 05:10 PM

    BJP leader Rajnath Singh addressed an election rally at Kahalgaon in Bihar on Monday. The rally came at a time when Bihar leader Giriraj Singh, who is also the party candidate from Nawada, has sparked a row by saying, all those opposed to Narendra Modi should go to Pakistan as...
  • I stand by what I have said regarding Modi's detractors: BJP's Giriraj Singh 21-04-2014 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Giriraj Singh, who said that detractors of Narendra Modi should move to Pakistan after the elections, remains defiant. "I stand by what I have said. I expressed my feelings. My statement is not creating any divide between any community. I have not taken anyone's name or...
  • National polling pattern indicates Congress rout: BJP 21-04-2014 05:01 PM

    Polling of over 70 per cent votes in the first five phases of elections in 232 Lok Sabha seats across the country clearly indicated that people were voting for a regime change and Congress losing its traditional poverty plank, a senior BJP leader said on Monday. "People are voting out...
  • NDA only viable alternative, Third Front a failure, says Venkaiah Naidu 21-04-2014 04:49 PM

    Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said neither a Third Front nor any other dispensation can form government at Centre except the NDA led by Narendra Modi. "Neither a Third Front, a secular front or UPA can form government at Centre. It was seen in the past also...
  • Kejriwal campaigns in Amethi, says won't assume Delhi CM post until AAP gets majority 21-04-2014 04:42 PM

    Defending his decision of resigning as the Delhi Chief Minister, AAP leader Arvid Kejriwal has said his "soul did not allow me" to continue and that he will "not think" of assuming the post until his party gets easy majority to run the state government on their own terms. On...
  • Modi promises jail for criminal candidates, BJP has 32 pc of them 21-04-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi has thundered that he would put all MPs facing criminal charges in jail once he comes to power. He said that he would not spare even the candidates from his own party BJP and the NDA allies. The Modi admirers are hailing...
  • LK Advani's website hacked with pro-Pakistan's slogan 21-04-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The official website of veteran BJP leader LK Advani was hacked on Monday allegedly by Pakistani hackers who posted messages of "free-Kashmir" on the portal. The hacker, who called himself Muhammad Bilal, wrote "Pakistan Zindabad" messages on the site and called for an end to militarised governance in...
  • BJP faces a resurgent RJD in Seemanchal, Bhagalpur 21-04-2014 02:40 PM

    As the electoral battle in Bihar shifts to Seemanchal and eastern region of the state, the polarisation for and against Bharatiya Janata Party becomes more acute as there is the high concentration of Muslim voters in the seven seats for which voting will take place on April 24 in the...
  • When it comes to candidates for polls, AAP beats Congress and BJP 21-04-2014 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has overtaken the ruling Congress and its principal challenger, the BJP, at least in the total number of candidates it has fielded across India. The AAP has fielded its candidates in 434 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress has fielded 414 candidates and the...
  • 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...
  • Will not spare criminals even if they are in BJP, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 01:26 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday made a pitch for cleaning up Parliament, freeing it of MPs with criminal cases against them. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said that if he comes to power, he will make sure action is taken...
  • 1984 riots guilty remain unpunished, says Arun Jaitley 21-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Raking up the issue of 1984 riots, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday alleged that those guilty for the "state sponsored" violence still remain unpunished. Describing the "massacre" of innocent Sikhs after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a "black spot" in the democracy, the BJP...
  • I've sold tea, not the country, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 12:34 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took on the Congress yet again over the 'tea seller' remarks on him. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Modi said while he sold tea, he didn't sell the country. "Those who ridicule me about my childhood,...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya's grandson among Modi's proposers in Varanasi 21-04-2014 11:59 AM

    Varanasi: Former Justice Giridhar Malviya, the grandson of freedom fighter and BHU founder Madan Mohan Malviya, will be one of he proposers for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi when he files his nomination from Varanasi on April 24. "I have agreed to be the proposer for Narendra...
  • After Sonia, Modi to hold election rally in Telangana on Tuesday 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    Hyderabad: After Sonia Gandhi, it is now BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi's turn to woo voters in India's newest state Telangana. Modi will be addressing public meetings at Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar and Hyderabad on Tuesday. Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan will also be accompanying Modi during his election meetings. The TDP...
  • What the BJP and Congress manifestos really promise and don't 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto, much to the displeasure of the Election Commission, on the first day of the 2014 Indian general elections (April 7). Both the BJP and the Congress, which released its manifesto last month (March 26) have emphasized systemic reforms in their manifestos. After...
  • LS polls 6th phase: Two AAP candidates from Tamil Nadu face 762 cases 21-04-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 2071 candidates out of 2077 candidates who are contesting in the Phase 6 of Lok Sabha 2014 Elections. The rest of the candidates were not analysed due to unclear/incomplete affidavits uploaded on...
  • Dreaded former bandit leader campaigns for Modi across Chambal 21-04-2014 11:05 AM

    Bhopal: "If Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister of India and tries to make the country as developed as Gujarat, then please don't waste your vote. Just click the button before the lotus for all-round progress of the nation." This appeal is not being made by any hardcore RSS activist...
  • JDU leader Shakuni Chaudhary says he will bury Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 10:40 AM

    Patna: Even as the Election Commission has acted against many leaders for delivering hate speeches but it seems that politicians are yet to learn their lessons. JDU leader Shakuni Chaudhary kicked up yet another controversy by saying that Narendra Modi would be buried while addressing a rally in Bhagalpur, Bihar...
  • LIVE: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Mathura 21-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will campaign for party candidates on Monday. In his extensive single-day programme, Modi will be addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi, Etah, Firozabad and Mathura. BJP leaders said, Modi will be campaigning for Bollywood actress and party candidate from Mathura Hema Malini,...
  • Sidhu's wife hits out at SAD, upset over him being denied a ticket 21-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Amritsar's sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjyot Kaur has lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal, expressing her disappointment over Sidhu being denied a ticket this time. The BJP-SAD alliance has fielded Arun Jaitley from Amritsar. Kaur, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, accused the Akali Dal government of...
  • Varanasi: Ustad Bismillah Khan's family refuses to be Modi's proposer 21-04-2014 08:43 AM

    Varanasi: Late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan's family has refused to become a proposer for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi. Bismillah Khan's son Zamin Hussain Bismillah has said that he wants to keep the family away from politics. He said that some BJP functionaries had...
  • Rahul criticises Modi's claims about Gujarat development 21-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took him to task in Dhar on Sunday, for claiming that Gujarat developed purely because of his (Modi) magic. Without naming Modi, Rahul said, "He used to say that development which took place in Gujarat...
  • Giriraj Singh sticks to his 'Modi baiters must go to Pakistan' remark 21-04-2014 07:50 AM

    Patna: Bihar Bharaiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh remains defiant and stands by his comment 'Modi critics must go to Pakistan' despite an FIR filed against him. "I said that there are some people who are supporting Pakistan. They are traitors. They don't want Modi to come to power. I...
  • Narendra Modi never speaks the truth, says Jairam Ramesh 21-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of never speaking truth. "I would not comment on any allegations levelled by Modi as he never speaks truth," the Union Rural Development Minister said at a press conference in Dhanbad. Rejecting to BJP's claim that there...
  • Lok Sabha election live blog: April 21 21-04-2014 07:46 AM

    Here are the latest updates related to Lok Sabha polls 2014. ...
  • BJP won't stop welfare schemes in Rajasthan, says Vasundhara Raje 21-04-2014 07:32 AM

    Assailing opposition Congress leaders' "misleading statements" during Lok Sabha campaign, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday assured that her government would not stop any public welfare schemes brought by previous governments. Due to apprehensions of defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, some senior Congress leaders were saying that BJP...