Campaign

  • Scottish minister insists of using pound even if gets independence 2 days ago

    Edinburg: Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Tuesday insisted that an independent Scotland could not be prevented from using the pound. In an interview with Sky TV news, Salmond reiterated his desire to hold on to sterling, saying that the words about "being able to be vetoed from using the pound"...
  • 'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result 5 days ago

    Glasgow: On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign. Talk on the street is of opportunity and a chance to create a...
  • Assembly elections: Yuvraj Singh to campaign for BJP in Haryana 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has roped in cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its star campaigner for the Assembly elections in Haryana. BJP chief Amit Shah met the ace cricketer earlier in the day. Haryana goes to polls on October 15. This election is crucial for BJP as it wants to...
  • Telangana: Campaign for Medak Lok Sabha bypoll ends 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The campaign for the by-election to Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, scheduled for September 13, ended on Thursday evening. The election was necessitated after TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao quit as the MP after he became the Chief Minister of the newly-created state. Determined to retain the prestigious...
  • Campaign for Gujarat by-polls ends 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: Dampened by rain-related issues, the lacklustre campaign for the by-polls to Vadodara Lok Sabha and nine assembly seats in Gujarat, came to an end on Thursday with the ruling BJP seeking votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as the Congress looks to capitalise on his...
  • Campaigning for Assam bypoll ends 1 week ago

    Guwahati: Campaigning for the bye-elections to three Assembly constituencies of Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh on September 13 ended on Thursday. All the contesting parties -- Congress, AIUDF, BJP and Independents -- ended their campaign at the stipulated 5 PM. Altogether 25 candidates are in the fray for the three constituencies where...
  • Poll shows rival Scottish independence camps neck-and-neck September 9, 2014

    Edinburgh: The rival campaigns in Scotland's fight over independence are running neck-and-neck nine days before the referendum, with a surge in support for those who wish to break away from the United Kingdom, a TNS poll showed on Tuesday. The number of people saying they would vote "No" to independence had...
  • #ToiletsForAll: Videos and pics sent by CJs September 8, 2014

    Videos and pics sent by citizen journalists. ...
  • Sonia, Rahul not to campaign for Uttar Pradesh by-polls August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will not be campaigning for the forthcoming by-polls in Uttar Pradesh. Party sources, however, downplayed it saying the Congress President, by convention, never campaigns in by-polls. The seats going for elections on September 13 include Noida, Lucknow East, Saharanpur Nagar, Bijnore, Thakurdwara,...
  • Hooda to campaign for Assembly elections in Panipat today August 24, 2014

    Panipat: Ahead of Assembly elections in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will hold a rally in Panipat on Sunday afternoon. Named as Vijay Sankalp Rally, the Harayana Chief Minister is expected to make a slew of announcements during the political rally. Hooda had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his...
  • AIIMS doctors begin signature campaign against CVO removal August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A section of AIIMS doctors on Friday started a signature campaign in support of Sanjiv Chaturvedi who has been removed from the post of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of the premier institute. "We have started a campaign and doctors who are against the recent removal of Chaturvedi have signed....
  • CNN-IBN Campaign: 2-day-old baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Two-year-old baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNN-IBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...
  • Nitish Kumar launches Bihar on Wikipedia campaign August 16, 2014

    JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign to "strengthen Brand Bihar". "We know much about Bihar's golden history, culture, great personalities, traditions and astonishing stories, but the world connected to the Internet doesn't. We are launching the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign for...
  • Narayan Rane, Ashok Chavan to head Maharashtra campaign, coordination committees August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a significant move, Narayan Rane and Ashok Chavan, two known detractors of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, were on Wednesday made chairmen of the Campaign and Coordination committees respectively by the AICC in poll-bound Maharashtra. Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was named the head of the manifesto...
  • Veer: Project 'Kadam' a step towards empowering people with disabilities August 21, 2014

    The recently concluded VEER campaign on CNN-IBN that sought to empower and train at least 1,000 people with disabilities seems to have inspired the youth to follow in its footsteps take up the cause of enabling the disabled. Delhi's St Stephens College's project 'Kadam' is the latest to follow in...
  • CNN-IBNs initiative to clean up India August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN's initiative to clean up India: The firsts step is to recognize the filth and dirt around and then help set up mechanisms and give solutions on how we can make our surroundings clean and beautiful. ...
  • I want to thank CNN IBN for supporting me and my cause, says acid attack survivor, Monica August 1, 2014

    28-year-old Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor, thanks CNN-IBN for the relentless Go Monica campaign. The donations that poured in from across the globe after CNN IBN launched a campaign to help Monica realise her dream, has enabled her to accumulate almost 44,000 dollars and counting. "I am overwhelmed to...
  • Go Monica Campaign helps acid attack survivor to pursue her education August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The relentless Go Monica campaign by CNN IBN, to accumulate enough funds for acid attack survivor Monica Singh to help her pursue her studies, has finally bore fruits. Monica has managed to collect the funds required to pursue her education at New York's Parsons School of Design. The donations...
  • Health Minister to meet Arian's father today to discuss his medical condition July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan will be meeting father of 12-year-old Arian on Friday, who is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called the Hunter syndrome. This is the second meet between the Health Minister and Arian's family who have been receiving help from many all around the world as...
  • Veer campaing impact: St Stephen's students get Rs 50,000 to help those with hearing disabilities July 17, 2014

    CNN-IBN's special campaign, Veer, for those with disabilities has encouraged another project to get a grant for their initiative. Rs 50,000 has been given to students of St Stephen's college to carry on their initiative for those with hearing disabilities. ...
  • Gujarat's save girl campaign likely to be replicated at national level July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The 'Beti Bachao Abhiyan' of Gujarat government could soon be replicated at the national level as the Union government feels it has been a success in improving the child sex ratio in the state. The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry is mulling implementation of the Gujarat model...
  • To curb its illegal trade, Rajasthan government declares camel as state animal July 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Tuesday decided to declare Camel as the state animal and also to strengthen road network in the state and create job opportunities for the youth. These decisions were taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Vasundhara Raje on the last day of the 'Sarkar Aapke Dwar'...
  • UK mosques launch anti-terror campaign June 29, 2014

    London: To check radicalisation, mosques across Britain have joined hands to call on young Muslims citizens to stay away from the civil war in Syria. Imams involved in the nationwide anti-terror campaign are instead encouraging donations to Syrian cause through legitimate charities. Their message coincides with the holy month of...
  • Ensure 100 per cent immunization for encephalitis: Harsh Vardhan June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerned about the large number of encephalitis deaths in the country, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday asked officials to target 100 per cent immunization of children. The health minister said that the drive to eradicate encephalitis should replicate the Pulse Polio campaign. The minister's remarks came after the...
  • Jonah Hill apologises for gay slur to paparazzo June 4, 2014

    New York: Jonah Hill has apologized for using a gay slur with a paparazzo in an encounter caught on video. A video posted Tuesday by TMZ shows a photographer pestering Hill, who eventually responded with muttered expletives and an anti-gay expression. On "The Howard Stern Show" on Tuesday, the 30-year-old actor...
  • A teenage girl's campaign for a polythene-free India May 28, 2014

    The death of a cow after swallowing a polythene bag was the trigger that led Divya Jain, 15, to start a campaign against its use in Rajasthan and beyond. She also encourages people to fabricate water troughs to save birds from the searing desert summer. Divya Jain, a class 10 student...
  • Delhi starts drinking real young, before 18 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: An astonishing 83.8 per cent boys and 64.6 per cent girls in Delhi start drinking before age 18, and 11.1 per cent boys and 2.1 per cent girls spend around Rs 8,000 on alcohol per month, revealed a survey released on Monday. The survey, Alcohol and Youth - Survey...
  • Modi travelled over 3 lakh kms during his campaign: BJP May 11, 2014

    As the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections ended, Narendra Modi seems to have created a record of sorts by travelling over 3,00,000 kms and holding 5827 public meetings, mixing traditional methods of holding rallies with innovative use of technology, the party claimed. Termed by the BJP as "one of the...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Curtains come down on election campaign in Bihar May 10, 2014

    The dust over campaigning for the 16th Lok Sabha settled finally in Bihar with the customary time allotted for it in six seats going to the ballots in the sixth and last phase on Monday came to a close this evening. The six seats which will go to polling on May...
  • Lok Sabha polls: High decibel campaign for 18 seats in Uttar Pradesh ends May 10, 2014

    The high decibel campaign for the 18 seats in eastern Uttar Pradesh from where 328 candidates, including BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his challenger Aam Admi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal, are in fray, ended on Saturday ahead of the final phase of polls on May 12. In the mother...