Elections

  • Mirwaiz downplays Geelani's claim of meeting emissaries sent by Modi 19-04-2014 10:50 PM

    A major rift within Kashmiri separatists after hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani claimed that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sent emissaries to discuss a possible resolution to Kashmir. The BJP rubbished the claims but the stronger protest came from other separatists who lashed out at Geelani, calling him a...
  • Watch: Mumbaikars expectations from politicians in 'Young India Debates' 19-04-2014 10:30 PM

    In 'Young India Debates' first episode IBN18 Network Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to the younsters of Mumbai that what they want from the politicians. The show also had panelists from Congress, BJP and AAP. Congress leader Milind Deora, BJP leader Poonam Mahajan and AAP leader Medha Patkar spoke about the...
  • People favouring Pakistan are opposing Modi to be PM: Giriraj Singh 19-04-2014 09:47 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh did a u-turn by saying that the people who favour Pakiastan do not want party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold the post. He said, "People who favour Pakistan want to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power." Earlier Singh said, "Those who...
  • BJP's ideology is dividing people: Rahul Gandhi 19-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party saying its ideology is dividing people. While addressing a rally, Rahul said, "The BJP's ideology is dividing Hindu and Muslims." ...
  • We got to know about corruption because of RTI: Sonia 19-04-2014 06:39 PM

    In a bid to woo the electorate, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Saturday boasted that Right to Information (RTI) was brought by her party. "It is only because of RTI that we got to know about corruption," she added. The Congress chief gave this statement while addressing a poll rally...
  • Reports of Modi sending emissaries to Geelani is baseless: Rajanth 19-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajanth Singh said the report of party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sending emissaries to hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani is baseless. Rajanth said, "I have spoken to Narendra Modi. The news of sending emissaries is absolutely baseless." ...
  • Change India: Will linking Aadhaar, India Post revolutionise banking? 19-04-2014 03:57 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network 18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In today's show, we discuss idea of setting up new payment bank, which is currently a joint venture between Aadhaar. The big idea for that could...
  • Geelani's allegations against Narendra Modi baseless, claims BJP 19-04-2014 02:32 PM

    While hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani has 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 bunch of...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP thwarts break up with TDP 18-04-2014 06:46 PM

    Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. ...
  • Modi no one to look at FDI, he behaves as if he is the PM: Sibal 18-04-2014 03:51 PM

    Reacting on Narendra Modi's comment that he will take a relook at FDI if he becomes the Prime Minister, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said, "Who is Modi to relook at FDI. He has already started thinking that he is the PM." ...
  • Watch: Names missing in voters list, Pune residents fume 18-04-2014 03:48 PM

    Voters in Pune held protests outside the Pune council hall after thousands of names went missing from the electoral rolls. In fact the police estimate that nearly 1 lakh names were missing from the voters list. People have complained to the Election Commission and say they will continue their protest...
  • Watch: Akshay Yadav, the new Yadav kid on the block, speak 18-04-2014 01:01 PM

    Akshay Yadav, the latest entrant into politics from Uttar Pradesh's Yadav clan is all set to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Firozabad. ...
  • Ex-dacoit campaigns for Samajwadi Party candidate Renu Yadav 18-04-2014 12:58 PM

    Renu Yadav, a former dacoit is now a Lok Sabha candidate for the Samajwadi Party. Yadav is being supported by another former dacoit Munni in her election campaign. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Is Bollywood divided at election time? 17-04-2014 11:17 PM

    Known to be fence sitters otherwise, many Bollywood biggies are voicing their stand this elections - and BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi it appears has split Bollywood down the middle. While his son Salman Khan was seen vouching for senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat, celebrated scriptwriter Salim Khan unveiled the...
  • Halfway through 2014 elections: Is it too early to call it a wave elections? 17-04-2014 11:13 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Open Mike: Is the young professional/business class Modi's prime support base? 17-04-2014 08:11 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Ahmedabad, which is known as the 'Karam Bhoomi' of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Standing at the Sabarmati riverfront, she takes the views of some professionals and businessmen on the development in Ahmedabad by the Gujarat government....
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • People of Patliputra will allow me to work for them: Ram Kripal Yadav 17-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Ram Kripal Yadav who is contesting in Patliputra seat in Bihar on BJP ticket said, "I am confident the people of Patliputra will allow this servant of theirs to work for them and BJP will win with majority." Other side, actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, also said that there...
  • LS polls: Bangalore youth who did not cast their vote tell us why 17-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Bangalore witnessed a low to moderate voter turnout today. These youngsters tell us why they did not exercise their franchise. Watch! ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN's 'Ja Vote Kar' urges the youth to exercise their franchise 17-04-2014 05:53 PM

    In the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Delhi's popular band Faridkot is on CJ Youngistan motivating you to vote "Ja vote kar". ...
  • Watch: First time voters narrate their experience 17-04-2014 04:47 PM

    Watch first time voters across India narrate their experience at the polling booth. ...
  • Pune residents find names missing in voters' list, details changed 17-04-2014 04:44 PM

    Several residents in Pune couldn't exercise their franchise as their names were missing from the voters' list and a few found their details had been changed. ...