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  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India for Republic Day. He also in conversation with 'Barack Obama'. ...
  • BJP, Congress makes offshore casinos as by-poll plank Yesterday

    Panaji: Locked in the Panaji bye-election battle, rivals BJP and Congress have made offshore casinos as their poll plank with both the parties mudslinging at each other on the issue. While Congress Goa Chief Luizinho Faleiro had on Thursday said that they will suspend licences of all offshore casinos issued by...
  • Delhi poll: Want to make promises that we can keep, says Sharmistha Mukherjee Yesterday

    President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha is fighting elections from Alaknanda on a Congress ticket. She said she want to make promises that she can fulfill. "I don't want to make tall promises like multi-level parking or underground parking. We will do a traffic survey and look at turning open spaces...
  • Congress manifesto promises full statehood for Delhi, cheap electricity, better security 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi will become a full fledged state, its residents will have cheap electricity and better security according to the Congress election manifesto released on Friday. Renewing its demand for full statehood "for effective governance without any shackles" in Delhi, the Congress is the first party to release the...
  • Shashi Tharoor on Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: The hollowness of the campaign will create more frustration among the people 2 days ago

    Jaipur: Dressed in a yellow kurta and a black jacket, Shashi Tharoor waved and greeted everyone with folded hands as he came on the stage for his session with former journalists Mihir Sharma and Amrita Tripathi on Friday noon at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. The politician was at the lit...
  • Did some of our former PMs compromise national security? 2 days ago

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them. Parrikar said he did not give details about Coast Guard operation involving a boat coming from Pakistan as the "source of information might be...
  • Family battle in Janakpuri, Congress's Suresh Kumar faces his father-in-law Jagdish Mukhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi:Fighting against his father-in-law and five times Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jagdish Mukhi from Janakpuri constituency, Congress candidate Suresh Kumar says former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will do more harm than good to the BJP. "The BJP will be at 100 per cent loss with the induction of Kiran Bedi...
  • EC issues warning to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal over allegations against BJP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi assembly elections 2015, the Election Commission on Friday issued another warning to Aam Aadmi Party chief and former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Kejriwal during a press conference on January 14 had alleged Bhartiya Janata Party of inciting communal violence. Earlier in January, EC had issued a notice...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Javier Moro talks about 'The Red Sari'; recounts the hilarious incident of how he first introduced himself to Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    Jaipur: Javier Moro, speaking in a lilting Spanish accent, looked unruffled by the reaction to his famously-banned, recently released book 'The Red Sari'. A biography that Moro describes is more on the lines of a love story, is a biographical account of Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In a discussion...
  • Battle for Delhi- Not just BJP v/s AAP fight, Congress must fight perception battle 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With Delhi polls just around the corner, the battle for the Capital has become very intriguing indeed. The BJP, which was projecting the PM as its sole vote catching face during its previous assembly election campaigns in Jammu Kashmir, Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand has suddenly changed its strategy...
  • Congress delegation headed by Sonia to call on Barack Obama 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi will be part of a Congress delegation which will call on US President Barack Obama on January 26. Briefing reporters, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, did not give the names of rest of the members of the delegation, to be headed by Sonia Gandhi. The...
  • TNCC slaps show cause notice on Karti Chidambaram 2 days ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress on Friday issued a show cause notice to its leader Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, seeking an explanation for some of his remarks against the party and veteran leader Kamaraj. "A show cause notice has been served to Karti...
  • Congress asks Parrikar to apologise for alleging ex-PM's role in compromising national security 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Objecting to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that a former Prime Minister compromised India's assets on national security, the Congress on Friday demanding the Minister to clarify his statement. "Such a statement should not be made without evidence. The Defence Minister should apologise for his statement," Congress leader...
  • Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets, alleges Manohar Parrikar 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them. Parrikar said he did not give details about Coast Guard operation involving a boat coming from Pakistan as the "source of information might...
  • Kiran Bedi was critical of BJP just a year ago, says Digvijaya Singh 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday took potshots at BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi Kiran Bedi, wondering how she joined a party which she had "attacked just a year ago". The AICC general secretary in-charge of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh affairs sought to know whether the IPS...
  • Mission Delhi: Shanti Bhushan calls Kiran Bedi an honest candidate for Delhi CM post 3 days ago

    Shanti Bhushan said that it was a masterstroke by the BJP to field Kiran Bedi and that the former IPS officer would prove to be a good chief minister. "We must be happy to get an honest chief minister," said Bhushan. ...
  • J&K will soon get a strong and stable government: BJP 3 days ago

    Jammu: People of Jammu and Kashmir will soon get a strong and stable government as "channels for discussion are open", BJP on Thursday said amid impasse over government formation in the state. "Channels for discussion are open and the party's central leadership has been authorised to take a final call over...
  • Sunanda death case: Police likely to question Tharoor again after he returns from JLF 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be questioned by police for the second time after he returns from Jaipur Literature Festival.. Earlier on Monday, Tharoor was interrogated for over four hours in the Vasant Vihar police station in New Delhi by the Special Investigative...
  • HC refuses urgent hearing of PIL on Sunanda death case probe 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing probe into the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. A bench of Justices BD Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva declined the request of NGO Anti-Corruption...
  • Congress goes hi-tech, vans and videos to showcase Delhi's development to woo voters 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With filing of nomination papers for Delhi Assembly elections over, the Congress has hit the ground with full force and has become very aggressive in its election campaign. Experimenting with technology, the Congress will flag off 45 vans having LED screens at 3 PM on Thursday. These vans will...
  • Many Congress leaders unhappy with functioning of the party, in talks with BJP top brass: Sources 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress seems to be in a tough spot with many leaders unhappy with the functioning of the affairs within the party. According to sources, several senior Congress leaders are in touch with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass and are likely to join the party. The development comes...
  • Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi praises Modi, later says quoted out of context 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday clarified his remarks after stirring a controversy by appearing to be gushing in his praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview. He later claimed that he was quoted out of context. Dwivedi was quoted by a web portal as saying...
  • Delhi elections: Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal, Ajay Maken file nominations; Anna says politics is dirty 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Team Anna colleagues-turned-rivals Kiran Bedi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday officially entered the poll arena with both filing their nominations for the Delhi Assembly elections on the last day for doing so. Both Bedi and Kejriwal are...
  • Kiran Bedi courts controversy, garlands Lala Lajpat Rai's statue with BJP scarf 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial nominee for Delhi elections Kiran Bedi courted controversy on Wednesday after she put the party's scarf around the statue of freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai during her campaigning. As she campaigned in her Assembly constituency Krishna Nagar ahead of her nomination, she put a BJP scarf...
  • Mission Delhi: RSS kept India one, says Kiran Bedi 4 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Wednesday lavished praise on the party's parent organisation the RSS calling it a "very nationalist" organisation. ...
  • Hot Seat: I am not BJP's scapegoat, says CM candidate Kiran Bedi 4 days ago

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi talks about her party and strategy in coming Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Congress leadership unhappy with Kapil Sibal for representing West Bengal in Saradha scam 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leadership is learnt to be upset with former Union minister Kapil Sibal for appearing as a lawyer for the West Bengal government in the multi-crore Saradha scam case in the Supreme Court. According to sources, the party leadership has asked Sibal to take note of the angry sentiments...
  • Delhi elections: Krishna Tirath rules out infighting in BJP, says Congress has lost its culture 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Congress leader Krishna Tirath, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and is now its candidate from Patel Nagar constituency of Delhi, on Wednesday said that Congress had lost its culture and losing ground across the country. "I will not call my joining of BJP as a change of...
  • Congress is surely going to win in Delhi, says Sharmishta Mukherjee 4 days ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee is making her electoral debut. She filed her nomination on a Congress ticket on Wednesday. She will be fighting from the Greater Kailash seat. ...
  • AAP relies on star campaigner Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi polls 4 days ago

    While BJP and Congress have detailed campaign strategies to reach out to voters through various platforms, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is relying on its main face Arvind Kejriwal. They are focusing more on padyatras and direct interactions with voters. ...