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  • RIP Gopinath Munde (19492014): Some photos from his life as a beloved mass leader and popular politician June 3, 2014

    Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a headon road collision in New Delhi, depriving Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a senior ally just eight days after he took office. Munde was injured while driving to the capital's airport and died later in hospital.Munde, 64, was deputy chief...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha June 1, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Brocha takes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, Smriti Irani's educational row, and much more. Also on the show, Cyrus speaks to 'former Pakistani minister' over ModiSharif meet in New Delhi. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Nitin Gadkari's portfolios June 1, 2014

    Nitin Gadkari took over as the Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. This is Gadkari's first stint as a Cabinet minister. He has previously been President of the BJP. ...
  • Gadkari takes charge as Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: More ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet are taking charge on Thursday. Nitin Gadkari took over as the Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. This is Gadkari's first stint as a Cabinet minister. He has previously been President of the BJP. "I had asked PM Modi...
  • HC declines to entertain plea seeking ban on Kejriwal's letter May 28, 2014

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban on publication and circulation of Arvind Kejriwal's letter questioning orders sending him to judicial custody and also levelling allegations against BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini did not go...
  • Kejriwal released from Tihar after furnishing personal bond May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday evening walked out of Tihar jail as he finally agreed to furnish a bail bond before a local court after spending six days in the prison in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP MP Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, who had been lodged in...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal agrees to furnish personal bond May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday agreed to furnish a personal bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case after the Delhi High Court told him to. Kejriwal had approached the High Court to challenge the magistrate court order which sent him to 14 days judicial...
  • HC advises Kejriwal to furnish bail bond and come out of jail May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday advised Arvind Kejriwal, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail, to furnish a bail bond in the criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Sunita Gupta said Kejriwal can raise whatever legal...
  • Gadkari denies report of Sena being upset with just one Cabinet berth May 27, 2014

    Cabinet minister Nitin Gadkari denied reports that the BJPally Shiv Sena is upset as it got only one Cabinet berth. According to the reports, this was also seen as one of the reasons for the delay in portfolio allocation. Gadkari said, "As far as I know, no one is upset....
  • BJP leaders vow to do fulfil duties, work for development May 26, 2014

    With the new government taking up the responsibility, the BJP leaders have vowed to work for the development of the country. "Fortunate to work with Modiji. I will do justice to my portfolio. We will work together under Modi's leadership and ensure better development for our country," Nitin Gadkari said. ...
  • Nitin Gadkari, former BJP president and an able administrator May 26, 2014

    Firmly ensconced as a key member of Narendra Modi's core group, Nitin Gadkari, who earned the distinction of being the youngest BJP president, is known as an able administrator with innovative approaches. A firsttimer in Lok sabha, Gadkari, 57, has had a long innings in Maharashtra as minister and Leader of...
  • Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A petition was filed on Monday in the Delhi High Court seeking action against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for writing an open letter to his supporters from the Tihar Jail. Aam Admi Party chief Kejriwal is currently lodged in the Tihar Central Jail as he refused to furnish...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal moves Delhi HC against magistrate court order May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the magistrate court order which has sent him to 14day judicial custody in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The High Court will hear Kejriwal's plea on Tuesday. Kejriwal was pulled up by the lower court...
  • PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet: Who is likely to get what May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: On the day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony, all eyes are on his Cabinet. The list of Modi's ministers has been sent to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and it is springing out some surprises with the inclusion of allies like Upendra Kushwaha. It includes the names of...
  • Modi Cabinet almost final, JP Nadda to replace Rajnath as BJP chief May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Jagat Prakash Nadda is all set to take over as the party chief with Rajnath Singh making his way into the Narendra Modi Cabinet. A lesser known face, Nadda was from the beginning a favourite for the party chief's post. Nadda was anointed...
  • AAP to challenge Magistrate's order in higher court May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to challenge the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate, who sent its leader Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody for not furnishing a bond in a defamation case, in a higher court. "The AAP has decided to challenge the erroneous order of the learned Metropolitan...
  • Kejriwal writes open letter on landing in jail; AAP plans mass drive May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal explained to his supporters the circumstances behind him being in jail even as his party launched a mass contact programme over the issue to strengthen its support base with an eye on Assembly elections in Delhi. "I took on former BJP president Nitin...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Is AAP reaching a political dead end? May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Kejriwal writes to supporters from Tihar claiming innocence May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: After being sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote letters to his supporters from Tihar. The AAP leader also asked his supporters to give his letter in each and...
  • BJP faces revolt over naming Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A storm is brewing in the BJP with many Delhi leaders allegedly threatening to "not cooperate" and even "lose deliberately" if former top cop Kiran Bedi was named the party's next chief ministerial nominee, party sources said. "There is severe opposition to her (Bedi) in the party. A...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal jailed for 14 days, next hearing on June 6 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond...
  • Kejriwal spends two nights in jail, hearing in defamation case today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has already spent two nights in police custody and will be brought to court on Friday. This after Kejriwal refused to pay the bail bond in the defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The BJP leader has alleged that...
  • Kejriwal arrest: AAP defiant, says won't pay the bail bond May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav after he was detained for protesting outside the Tihar jail where AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is lodged. The court ordered Yadav to be released on a personal bond of Rs 5,000. However, the area...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav gets bail after being detained for protesting outside Tihar May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav after he was detained for protesting outside the Tihar jail where AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is lodged. The court ordered Yadav to be released on a personal bond of Rs 5,000. The court said...
  • Kejriwal in jail, AAP to launch doortodoor contact programme May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday decided to launch a doortodoor contact programme to apprise people about the circumstances leading to party chief Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in a criminal defamation case instead of holding protest against it. The decision was taken at a meeting a number of AAP...
  • Kejriwal won't pay bail bond, media portrayal unfair, says his wife May 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal remains in the Tihar Jail for another day. He was sent to a twoday judicial custody on Wednesday when he refused to pay a bail bond in a defamation case filed by Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • AAP to challenge Patiala House Court order on Arvind Kejriwal's arrest if the judge insists on a bail bond on May 23 May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will challenge the Patiala House Court order on its convenor Arvind Kejriwal's arrest after refusing to pay the bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case if the judge still insists on the bail bond. The case is set to come up for hearing...
  • Kejriwal in Tihar, AAP questions court order; BJP says it's a 'stunt' May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal spent Wednesday night in the Tihar Jail after he was taken into custody when he refused to pay a bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The police have imposed prohibitory orders outside the Tihar Jail. There was high drama in...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...