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  • Reports of investments flowing into Gujarat false: Anand Sharma 19-04-2014 03:33 PM

    Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday hit out Narendra Modi saying that the reports of investments flowing into Gujarat is false. ...
  • 'Jaunpur Ka Beta' Ravi Kishan aims to revive lost Congress glory 19-04-2014 03:11 PM

    'Jaunpur Ka Beta' is not a new film of actor Ravi Kishan, who is contesting on a Congress ticket from here, but what the Bhojpuri superstar calls himself as he makes an attempt to regain this seat in which his party has not made a comeback since 1984. And he...
  • FIR against Kumar Vishwas for staging dharna inside police station 19-04-2014 02:49 PM

    A complaint has been lodged against AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas and hundred others for staging adharna inside a police station, police sources said here on Saturday. The AAP leader and others sat in the premises to press for an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and some Congress workers, alleging...
  • Nandan Nilekani confident of victory, thanks voters 19-04-2014 02:14 PM

    With the voting for Bangalore South taking place on April 17, Congress candidate from the constituency Nandan Nilekani in his blog, thanked the people of Bengaluru for believing in him. Here is his blog: On April 17, South Bengaluru, along with the rest of Karnataka, voted to elect its MPs...
  • BJP will win maximum number of seats in UP: Amit Shah 19-04-2014 01:57 PM

    Varanasi: BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Amit Shah is confident of winning largest number of seats in the state. "Uttar Pradesh has voted for the BJP in the first two phases and I am confident that we will win most number of seats," Shah said. Narendra Modi's close aide Shah also...
  • PM walked on snow, but didn't leave any footprints: Arun Jaitley 19-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley is on a writing spree this election season. This time, he has taken on the Prime Minister's media advisor Pankaj Pachauri's statements that Dr Manmohan Singh is not a silent Prime Minister. Jaitley, in his 'The Campaign Diary' series that he writes online, has...
  • BJP focused on one leader, Congress talks of entire country: Ajay Singh 19-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while BJP harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly said BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while Congress talks...
  • Rahul’s vision limited to balloons and toffees: Raman Singh 19-04-2014 01:21 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhis vision is limited to balloons and toffees and his only USP in politics is that he belongs to the Gandhi family, says Chhattisgarhs chief minister Raman Singh. As the war of words intensifies between BJP and Congress in the ongoing polls, 61-year-old Singh said the Gandhi...
  • West Bengal: CPM worker allegedly beaten to death by TMC workers 19-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Kolkata: A CPI(M) worker has succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by Trinamool Congress workers In Birbhum in West Bengal. The incident took place in the Siuri police station area on Friday. The victim Seikh Hiralal, a 40-year old farmer, was reportedly beaten up in full...
  • Show Me The Money: Ambika Soni has assets worth over Rs 117.99 crore 19-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni from Anandpur Sahib has Rs 90,000 worth of Cash in hand and her investmens and deposits are vlaued at Rs 13.2 crore. ...
  • BJP rejects Geelani claims, Congress demands clarification on Kashmir 19-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani claimed that he turned down the offer of two Kashmiri Pandits who approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue, the BJP has categorically rejected the report as a...
  • No funds to fight polls, Congress nominees in the lurch in Tamil Nadu 19-04-2014 12:05 PM

    At a time when the Dravidian majors, AIADMK and DMK, are campaigning intensely in as many ways as possible, including roping in film stars, the Congress campaign is lacklustre in Tamil Nadu as the party is bereft of allies and its candidates short of funds to run the show. With...
  • Nirupam, sitting MP, faces the heat from BJP's Shetty in North Mumbai 19-04-2014 10:46 AM

    Mumbai: Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP's Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24. Nirupam, who won the 2009 poll by just over 5,000 votes, is locked in an electoral battle with Shetty, IIM graduate...
  • 'Sharad Pawar had agreed to ally with the Shiv Sena in Assembly polls' 19-04-2014 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi today claimed that NCP chief Sharad Pawar had agreed to an alliance with his party in the last Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "In the 2009 State Assembly polls, Pawar had expressed his willingness to have an alliance with Shiv Sena," Joshi, former Lok...
  • Sonia Gandhi: We are committed to working for the poor, food and health are priority 19-04-2014 10:03 AM

    Strong winds damaged the stage built for Congress president Sonia Gandhi's address in Amethi on Saturday. Sonia is scheduled to address rally for the first time for her son in his constituency. During her day-long visit Gandhi (Sonia) would address an election meeting in Nandmahar area of the constituency and...
  • Congress demands Ramdev, BJP candidate's arrest over money talk clip 19-04-2014 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has urged the Election Commission to investigate a video clip in which yoga guru Ramdev was caught on telling Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Alwar Mahant Chandnath that he shouldn't talk about money when mics are on. It has now demanded an FIR and the arrest...
  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: April 19 19-04-2014 07:44 AM

    Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: April 19 ...
  • Kings & Queens: Can Rahul Gandhi save the sinking Congress in 2014 polls? 18-04-2014 11:39 PM

    In this episode of Kings & Queens, watch the political journey of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his role in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP asks EC to stop Sonia Gandhi from airing message on DD, AIR 18-04-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to stop Congress President Sonia Gandhi from airing her message on Doordarshan and AIR and said it is violative of the Model Code as it polarises the election scene among religious communities. In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath,...
  • BJP wants judicial probe into EVM tampering, JVM-P wants fresh polls 18-04-2014 10:28 PM

    A day after politicians and journalists were beaten up by police while protesting tampering with EVMs after voting in Ranchi constituency, the BJP on Friday demanded a judicial probe in the allegations while the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) sought the poll be countermanded and a fresh election held. "We demand...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani offers Gujarat model in Congress's bastion Amethi 18-04-2014 09:28 PM

    Amethi will see development on the lines of the Gujarat model if the BJP comes to power at the Centre, actor-turned-party candidate Smriti Irani said on Friday. Addressing an election rally in Raniganj, Irani said, "Jab Amethi me kamal (lotus - the symbol of BJP) khilega toh yahan ki sari...
  • Congress MLA from Delhi Hasan Ahmad allegedly attacked during press conference 18-04-2014 09:21 PM

    Congress MLA from Delhi Hasan Ahmad was on Friday allegedly attacked by a group of youths here during a press conference. About 15-20 youths entered the hotel premises, where Hasan, who has been appointed observer by Congress for Uttar Pradesh, was addressing a press conference and manhandled him. "They (attackers)...
  • Transgender Sonam in poll fray against Rahul, Irani 18-04-2014 09:02 PM

    Amethi: Asserting that "hijras" can do a better job than others in Parliament, transgender Sonam Kinnar has entered the poll fray against sitting MP and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in what the spirited debutant terms the emergence of the 'third front' in Indian politics. Sonam filed nomination...
  • Centre deliberately suppressing Census figures, says Harsh Vardhan 18-04-2014 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday accused the Congress-led UPA Government of deliberately not releasing Census figures as it was afraid that poor economic condition of the Muslim community under its rule would be exposed. Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan said that the Census process was completed in 2011 and it...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Mumbai 18-04-2014 08:05 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen visits various places in Mumbai to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Mumbai will vote on April 6 in the sixth phase ok Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Modi says 'mother-son duo' running UPA government, not the PM 18-04-2014 07:12 PM

    Betul: There seems no stop to scathing attacks by the Congress and BJP on each other. Banking on Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Congress saying that the UPA government was run by the Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. "Mother-son are...
  • Review: Second phase of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh 18-04-2014 06:46 PM

    Issues like corruption, unemployment, price spiral and social disparity have taken a back seat in Madhya Pradesh with charges and counter charges by both key rivals " the Congress and the BJP hogging all news space in the media. While the Congress has spent much of its energy in calling...
  • LS polls: BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power, says Sonia Gandhi 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the BJP is crossing all limits in its bid to capture power and that it threatened the democratic set-up of India. "The BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power in this election. Their behaviour is extremely dangerous for a democratic set-up...
  • LS polls: Congress promises free TVs, laptops in Seemandhra 18-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Hyderabad: The Congress has promised free television sets along with dish connection for poor and free laptops for students of government colleges, in its manifesto for Seemandhra released on Friday. The Congress, which is facing a testing time in Seemandhra in view of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, promised freebies for...