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  • Kumar Vishwas claims threat to life, to move EC against Priyanka, Rahul 18-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Amethi: Aam Admi Party's (AAP) Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas is set to file a complaint with the Election Commission and the police against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi. Vishwas has claimed that there are threats to his life and Priyanka had invited the person who...
  • Ajit Pawar allegedly threatened people to vote for Sule, AAP complains 18-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Baramati Suresh Khopde has filed a complaint with the police on the basis of a video that allegedly shows Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar threatening villagers and telling them to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule. Ajit Pawar is allegedly heard in...
  • 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...
  • Pune mess: Faulty EVMs, names missing in voters lists; BJP demands repolling 18-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Pune: The Lok Sabha elections in Pune on Thursday were marred by discrepancies and protests. Several voters alleged that the EVMs at one booth were malfunctioning and that votes were getting registered for the Congress even when they voted for other parties. The BJP has now demanded a repoll. Not...
  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: April 18 18-04-2014 07:30 AM

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  • Vote with clarity and purpose, and make it count

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    A vote is meant to be a secret ballot, but here is an honest confession: last Thursday, as I entered the polling booth, I was...

  • 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...
  • Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of dividing country 17-04-2014 11:50 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the BJP of "dividing" the country into two parts and said his party wants a "united" India. "If the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) comes to power, the country will fall in the grip of only five to six very rich people," Gandhi...
  • Can Bhaichung Bhutia score for the Trinamool Congress from Darjeeling? 17-04-2014 11:25 PM

    Trinamool Congress has fielded former Indian soccer captain Bhaichung Bhutia from Darjeeling constituency in West Bengal. In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bhutia talks about the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and his constituency. ...
  • CPI-M ready to withdraw Varanasi candidate 17-04-2014 11:01 PM

    CPI-M leader Prakash Karat Thursday offered to withdraw his candidate from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency provided there was a consensus on a common candidate against BJP's Narendra Modi. Karat made the offer at a meeting of Left-leaning political activists, writers, academics and trade union leaders at the Town Hall...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Nitish defends parting ways with NDA, slams BJP and Congress 17-04-2014 09:28 PM

    Defending his decision to part ways with the NDA, senior JD(U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he had no regrets. "Our alliance worked smoothly so long as the BJP put aside contentious issues, but the moment we realised the party intended to raise controversial issues to attain...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura 17-04-2014 08:55 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • Confidence building with Pakistan essential for trade: Amarinder Singh 17-04-2014 07:37 PM

    Amritsar Congress candidate Amrinder Singh on Thursday said there was need for confidence building measures with Pakistan for Amritsar to become a trade hub and it will open India's trade route not only to the neighbouring country but Central and West Asia. "Prior to partition, Amritsar was a flourishing trade...
  • A Billion Votes: Biggest phase of polling ends in 121 constituencies 17-04-2014 07:32 PM

    A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. While some seats witnessed a massive rush of voters pushing the turnout to well over 70 per cent, several others saw a...
  • Congress writes to EC against importing of convicts to Amritsar 17-04-2014 07:28 PM

    Congress on Thursday filed a complaint to Election Commission alleging that criminals, convicted for heinous crimes such as murder, were being imported to Amritsar with the "motive of intimidating and hoodwinking" its supporters and workers. Karanpal Sekhon, the election agent of Congress candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh, in his complaint...
  • 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...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Voters seal the fate of 1,769 candidates in EVMs 17-04-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. With five phases over, polling has taken place in 230 out of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies. While some seats...
  • LS polls: 3 Chhattisgarh seats witness moderate polling, 63.44 percent voter turnout recorded 17-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Balloting was moderate in Chhattisgarh's three Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday, marking the second phase of polling in the state.63.44 per cent voting was recorded in the three constituencies, an official said. Polling was held in Mahasamund, Rajnandgaon and Kanker and will be held in the remaining seven constituencies on...
  • Azam Khan's comments are meaningless: Begum Noor Bano 17-04-2014 07:03 PM

    Congress candidate from Moradabad seat Begum Noor Bano said that it is people's verdict and will be decided by them. ...
  • LS polls: 10 MP seats record 54.41 per cent voter turnout in second phase 17-04-2014 06:59 PM

    54.41per cent voting was recorded in the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, which went to polls on Thursday, officials said. While balloting was brisk in some constituencies, a few seats, including Bhind, saw sluggish polling. Voters at nine polling stations decided to boycott over various local issues, including...
  • LS polls: 20 Rajasthan seats record 63.25 per cent voter turnout in first phase 17-04-2014 06:44 PM

    58.70per cent voters in Rajasthan's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies casted their ballots on Thursday, with people turning up early at the polling booths before the sun began to beat down on them. The polling was majorly peaceful and brisk polling was witnessed in Rajasthan withBarmer recording 65.66 per cent voter...
  • LS polls: 7 Bihar seats witness 56 per cent voting in second phase 17-04-2014 06:35 PM

    56per cent voting was recorded in seven Parliamentary seats of Bihar on Thursday. Queues began to form at polling stations since morning across Bihar's seven parliamentary constituencies that went to vote. A maximum 57 per cent voting was recorded in Buxar and 56 per cent in Jehanabad Lok Sabha seats...
  • Rs 2.86 lakh, Congress flags seized from a car on Purnea-Katihar road 17-04-2014 06:33 PM

    The police on Thursay detained three persons and seized Rs 2.86 lakh from a car traveling on the Purnea-Katihar road in the Rautara police station area. The police officers suspected that the money was to be used during elections, as flags, posters and other material belonging to the Nationalist Congress...
  • LS polls: 11 UP seats record 62.5 per cent voter turnout in second phase 17-04-2014 06:28 PM

    Voters in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Thursday, and 62.5 per cent balloting was recorded, officials said. The Election Commission said brisk polling was reported from Moradabad 54.4per cent, Pilibhit 48.6per cent, Nagina 53.24per cent and Lakhimpur Kheri...
  • Congress will win in Pune, says Suresh Kalmadi 17-04-2014 06:14 PM

    In the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, Pune is one of the high profile constituencies, where Congress has fielded sitting MP Vishwajit Kadam. Although, the Congress has denied the ticket to CWG scam trained leader Suresh Kalmadi. After voting, Kalmadi said, "Congress has done a good job over the...
  • Bangalore fails to come out and vote at large, only 50 per cent voting 17-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Bangalore: India's IT city Bangalore has once again lived up to its dubious image of low turn out city! Despite the efforts made by the Election Commission and other non-governmental organizations, the voting percentage did not even touch 55% in the three Lok Sabha seats - Bangalore North, Bangalore Central...
  • LS polls: Only Modi has moral authority to be prime minister, says Rajnath 17-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking to scotch speculation about any change of plan after the elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said "only Narendra Modi will be the prime minister" and expressed confidence that the NDA will reach the 300-seat mark. "Let me clarify that under any circumstances, it will be Modi...
  • Vijayamma files nomination from Visakhapatnam 17-04-2014 05:07 PM

    Visakhapatnam: YS Vijayamma, the YSRCP honorary president and the widow of the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy filed her nomination from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Accompanied by her daughter and YSRCP's firebrand speaker YS Sharmila, she filed nomination papers at the...