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  • Non-bailable warrant against RJD candidate 21-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Patna: The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Chapra court has issued a non bailable warrant against Lok Sabha MP Prabhunath Singh, who is the RJD candidate from Maharajganj in Bihar. Two cases were lodged against Singh - one for disrupting the government officers on duty and second for making anti-national statements....
  • LS polls: Hema Malini banks on women voters in Mathura constituency 18-04-2014 04:08 PM

    BJP candidate from Mathura Lok Sabha constituency Hema Malini is trying to woo women electors which are expected to play an important role in the elections here. Out of the total 16,83,994 electors in the constituency, 7,50,471 are women voters. "Women normally, prefer a woman candidate. We are trying to...
  • Lok Sabha Polls: Over 54 per cent turnout in Bihar 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Patna: Over 54 per cent polling, almost 15 per cent more than the previous election, was registered in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on Thursday in the second phase in the state. Elections held for Munger, Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Arrah, Buxar and Jehanabad seats registered 54.04 at the...
  • Nitish Kumar's good governance is just hype: AAP's Munger candidate 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    From a software engineer to a politician, Aam Aadmi Party's Munger candidate Sandeep Kumar says the biggest hurdle in cleaning up politics is the presence of criminal elements. The 28-year-old, who worked in Tata Consultancy Services and then went on to start a company in Delhi, jumped into politics from...
  • Vegetable seller wife pitches in as ex-MLA hubby eyes LS seat 14-04-2014 01:35 PM

    The fact that she is the wife of a three-time MLA has not deterred Molani Devi from selling vegetables and she is now helping her husband Loknath Mahto to take on sitting MP Yashwant Sinha's foreign-educated son, Jayant and Congress' Saurabh N Singh in this Lok Sabha seat. It might...
  • Bihar: AAP accuses LJP, JDU leaders of intimidating Munger voters 14-04-2014 12:13 PM

    Munger: After the attack on its Nalanda candidate Pranav Prakash by a group of unidentified men during an election campaign on Sunday night, the Aam Aadmi Party has now alleged that some strongmen and criminal elements belonging to rival parties were trying to intimidate voters in the Munger Lok Sabha...
  • Rabri declares assets of over Rs 6 crore including 65 cattle, a double barrel gun 13-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Forty-five cows, 20 calves and a double barrel gun with 50 cartridges are among the possessions of former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls as a Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate from Saran constituency. According to the affidavit she submitted along with her nomination papers...
  • Rabri Devi and Misa Bharti, only mother-daughter duo in the fray 12-04-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: We have more than half a dozen instances of father - son and husband - wife contesting in the Lok Sabha elections. But, we have only one instance of both mother and daughter contesting in the current Lok Sabha elections. Former Bihar chief minister and the RJD chief...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP 09-04-2014 11:11 AM

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress....
  • Sri Devi, Bonney Kapoor campaign for RLD leader Amar Singh 08-04-2014 08:55 PM

    Bollywood actress Sri Devi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sri Devi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with...
  • Police lathicharge on people protesting against custodial death 04-04-2014 11:14 PM

    Police on Friday resorted to lathicharge on a group of people protesting against the death of a jail inmate under suspicious circumstances in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district, injuring around two dozen protesters including an MLA. A few policemen were also injured in stone-pelting by the protesters, led by local MLA Sona...
  • Sadhu Yadav not to contest against sister Rabri Devi 04-04-2014 10:56 PM

    Former MP Sadhu Yadav on Friday said he will not contest the Lok Sabha polls from Bihar's Saran constituency, where his sister and former chief minister Rabri Devi is fighting on an RJD ticket, but from the Maharajganj constituency instead. Anirudh Prasad Yadav alias Sadhu Yadav said he will contest...
  • LJP candidate warned husband of divorce if party didn't ally with BJP 01-04-2014 08:23 AM

    New Delhi: While there have been many instances of vitriolic and hate speeches during the election campaign, a statement by Lok Janshakti Party's Munger candidate Veena Devi forced even her political opponents to smile. During a street meeting in Munger in Bihar on Monday, Veena Devi, the wife of strongman...
  • Lalu, Rabri harsh on Sadhu Yadav; BJP trashes propping him 26-03-2014 03:34 PM

    RJD President Lalu Prasad and wife reacted bitterly to Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav's announcement to challenge Rabri Devi as an Independent in Saran even as BJP on Wednesday rubbished propping him up for political gains. "We do not bother who is fighting from where," Prasad told reporters when asked...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi takes a horse ride at Vaishno Devi 26-03-2014 11:04 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is set to start the phase 2 of his party's campaign, started his day on Wednesday with a visit to the Vaishno Devi shrine. ...
  • Snapshot: Narendra Modi on horseback on his way to the Vaishno Devi shrine 26-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader and the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was seen riding a horse on his way to the revered Vaishno Devi shrine located at the Trikuta Mountains in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • LS polls: Sadhu Yadav to fight against sister Rabri Devi from Saran 25-03-2014 01:33 PM

    Sadhu Yadav, a controversial former MP, on Tuesday announced that he will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Saran seat, where his sister and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi is in the fray as a RJD candidate. Sadhu, who is Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's brother-in-law, said...
  • CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle gets Chameli Devi award 20-03-2014 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN senior editor and anchor Anubha Bhonsle has got the prestigious Chameli Devi award for outstanding journalism. Veteran journalists BG Verghese and Sevanti Ninan gave away the award at a simple function in New Delhi on Thursday. Anubha has been a television journalist for the past 15 years....
  • Soothsayers, fortune tellers throng Lalu's residence to help him 'win' elections 13-03-2014 06:14 PM

    Astrologers, soothsayers and even occultists are thronging the residence of RJD president Lalu Prasad to bless him and help him "win" the elections. Sources said, the RJD chief has not invited them to his house at 10 Circular Road, but the saffron-robed tribe came being aware that Prasad and his...
  • After Ram Kripal quits RJD, Lalu fills pool with mud to save party 13-03-2014 01:09 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad has turned to vaastu shastra ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to rid himself and his family of misfortune and ill-luck and to ensure good electoral performance of his party. With over a dozen of his senior party leaders, including a Rajya Sabha member, half a...
  • Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav meets BJP chief Rajnath Singh 11-03-2014 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Even as former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Ram Kripal Yadav hinted that he may soon join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party put up a brave face saying his exit won't impact the party. "RJD is a strong party. Ram Kripal Yadav's exit won't impact our...
  • Lalu performs 'jaimal' with Rabri 08-03-2014 04:20 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad has exchanged garlands with Rabri Devi publicly at an election meeting in a symbolic handover of his fortress Saran to his wife to contest the Lok Sabha elections. Speaking in Bhojpuri, Prasad at the meeting on Friday said since he married at an early age in...
  • Ram Kripal Yadav relents to Misa's request, says ready to fight polls 08-03-2014 12:13 AM

    Patna: After differences over ticket distribution, senior Rastriya Janata Dal Leader Ram Kripal Yadav has conveyed his willingness to accept Misa Bharti's offer of allowing him to contest from Pataliputra. "I heard that she said that they will let me contest from Pataliputra if I want to. I accept her...
  • Not giving senior leaders ticket for polls party's decision: Lalu 07-03-2014 09:27 PM

    Patna: Agreeing that senior members of the party did not get ticket to contest for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Yadav on Friday said that seat allocation is a collective decision of the party. "We accommodate as many youth and women as possible. I agree...
  • LS polls: Lalu releases list of 25 candidates, fields wife and daughter too 07-03-2014 12:33 AM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday decided to field his wife Rabri Devi and eldest daughter Misa Bharti from Saran and Pataliputra Lok Sabha seats respectively. In the first list of 25 candidates released on Thursday, Rabri Devi, a former chief minister, seeks to retain her husband's bastion in Saran...
  • Aamir Khan, Pappu Yadav to help Mountain Man Dasrath Manjhi's family 03-03-2014 06:26 PM

    Days of abject poverty for Bhagirath Manjhi and Basanti Devi, son and daughter-in-law of a man who single-handedly carved out a road by cutting through a hill in Bihar, are likely to end soon. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, former MP who was last year...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 01-03-2014 01:23 PM

    Coming up on the CJ show this week: Citizens use mobile phones to expose corruption in govt offices,Transgenders pick up the CJ mike to demand their voting rights, your pictures and much more. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • A day after revolt, Lalu Prasad parades 9 MLAs, claims all is well in RJD 25-02-2014 02:59 PM

    Patna: A day after 13 of his MLAs announced that they were quitting his party, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad paraded nine of them at a press conference on Tuesday, vowing to launch an agitation against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who he accused of conspiring with the Assembly...
  • Pregnant woman beaten to death in Jodhpur 24-02-2014 11:09 PM

    Family members of a pregnant woman in Rajasthan have alleged that she was beaten to death by her in-laws when they came to know through a sex determination test that she would give birth to a girl child, police said on Monday. Shivari Devi's brother Ramdeen registered a first information...