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  • NCP accuses Congress of delaying decision to appoint new Mumbai Commissioner February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: A week after Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh resigned to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, the top post is still lying vacant. The Nationalist Congress Party accused the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of delaying to take a decision on the matter. "It is very unfortunate...
  • Winter session: 39 bills at stake as Parliament faces Telangana tangle February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The second half of Parliament's Winter Session is all set to begin on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian...
  • The Last Word: Should polls be banned once an election has been announced? November 4, 2013

    The Congress has called for a ban on prepoll surveys and the Law Ministry wants to leave the final decision to the Election Commission. Election Commission sources have told CNNIBN that it will consider Congress's request for a ban on opinion polls. ...
  • Battle for Gujarat turns into a web war as BJP, Cong woo youth via social media November 25, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The battle for Gujarat is fast turning into a web war with both the BJP and the Congress trying to woo the youth on social networking sites. The Narendra Modi election machine has thrown a lot of muscle behind its social media strategy. For instance, even those who aren't...
  • EC notice to Modhwadia for comparing Modi to monkey November 22, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Election Commission on Thursday sent a notice to Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia for comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to a monkey. Modhwadia has been asked to file his reply by November 24. BJP MP and state unit General Secretary Balkrishna Shukla had filed a complaint with the...
  • Congress, BJP spar over Rushdie's cancelled visit January 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday accused the Rajasthan government of playing an "active role" in author Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival while the Congress termed the BJP "hypocritical" and said it was playing a "dangerous game". The BJP also accused the Congress of...
  • Cong has used CBI to keep everyone off the doors: BJP April 29, 2009

    The Bofors gun scandal flared up again on Tuesday with the electionwrapped Congress coming under all round attack over the CBI decision to remove Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the lone surviving suspect in the case, from its list of wanted persons. What does this mean in political terms? To discuss...
  • While Cong, BJP fight, boy dies in ambulance August 30, 2007

    New Delhi/ Shimla: A fouryearold boy died on Wednesday in Shimla after his ambulance got caught in a traffic jam caused by clashing Congress and BJP workers. The boy, Tinkoo, could not reach the hospital in time and died on the way. Tinkoo had high fever and was being taken to...