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  • Lok Sabha elections: Second phase of polls in Madhya Pradesh 17-04-2014 12:07 AM

    As many as 142 candidates are in the fray in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where a total of 1,67,12,808 voters are expected to head to polling booths on Thursday. First phase of balloting for nine Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh was held on April 10 and...
  • LS elections: Second phase of polling today; many stalwarts in electoral fray 17-04-2014 12:05 AM

    Over 1.8 crore electorate would decide the fate of 151 candidates, including stalwarts like former cabinet ministers Maneka Gandhi, Santosh Gangwar, Saleem Sherwani, Dharmendra Yadav and Begum Noor Bano, when voting for 11 Lok Sabha seats will be held on April 17. In the second phase, polling would be held...
  • Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? 16-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, one the most keenly watched will be the Amethi constituency and is the stronghold of the Gandhi family. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Amethi where two-time MP and Congress...
  • Priyanka campaigns for Sonia, slams BJP's one-man show 16-04-2014 08:45 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the BJP's "one-man show" while campaigning for her mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the Lok Sabha polls. Priyanka told a gathering during a road show in Raseta area that the ongoing national election was a "war of ideologies". Rae Bareli...
  • We will bring 70 crore people into middle-class: Rahul Gandhi 16-04-2014 08:26 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said Wednesday the party, if returned to power, will bring 70 crore people into the middle-class over the next five years. Addressing an election rally in Kishanganj, Gandhi said there was a new class comprising about 70 crore people who were above the poverty line...
  • Of Modi, Rahul, Ambedkar and women

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Last week, Narendra Modi, just like Rahul Gandhi some weeks ago, was all over the media assuring people that his party will make India safer...

  • Sonia Gandhi calls BJP, RSS danger to secularism 16-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Addressing her first rally in Telangana after the Statehood Bill was passed, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP and RSS calling them a danger to secularism. Sonia said, "Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi sacrificed their lives to save the secular values of the country and today the...
  • Modi claims to have the solution to all the problems of India: Sonia 16-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Addressing a rally in Kanyakumari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. She said, "A dangerous combination of religious fanaticism, politics and money has come forward to seize power, to polarise the population and to divide us communal lines. This individual claims to have...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Modi unlikely to campaign in Vadodara, Congress pins hope on Sonia Gandhi 16-04-2014 03:21 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is likely to give a miss to campaigning in Vadodara constituency from where he is contesting Lok Sabha election. With just two weeks left for end of campaigning in Gujarat, which will go to vote on April 30, no election meeting or road show...
  • BJP Slams Priyanka for Finding Fault With Family Members 16-04-2014 02:51 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi's attack on the BJP over its "divisive" ideology on Wednesday invited sharp retort from the party, which said the mentality of the Congress had become so "depraved" that it was finding fault with its family members. The BJP was referring to Priyanka's barbs at cousin and BJP leader...
  • Priyanka starts campaign in Raebareli, takes on Narendra Modi 16-04-2014 01:53 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday kick-started the poll campaign in her mother Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae Bareli projecting the next Lok Sabha polls as a battle between two ideologies and making a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, saying only one man takes all decisions in BJP. "There is one ideology under...
  • Smriti Irani files nomination from Amethi 16-04-2014 01:49 PM

    Amethi: Gearing up for a three-cornered fight, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani filed her nomination in Amethi on Wednesday. The actor-turned politician is fighting the election against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas. After filing her nomination, Irani launched an attack at the...
  • Bihar people have a radar that helps them identify wrong people: Rahul 16-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Kishanganj: While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi continues the 'toffee model' attack on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi, he made another 'radar' attack on him on Wednesday. Addressing a rally in Bihar's Kishanganj, Rahul said, "Modi doesn't know that every person in Bihar has a radar which helps them know...
  • Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi, says BJP a one-man show 16-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday directly took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was a battle of ideologies. "While our (Congress) ideology is to empower the people, their ideology is about a single man taking all the decisions," said Priyanka...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls 16-04-2014 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has once again come to the defence of her son Varun Gandhi saying that the recent remarks by Priyanka Gandhi indicated that the Congress clan was worried about the forthcoming elections. Priyanka had on Tuesday accused her estranged cousin and BJP leader Varun Gandhi...
  • Priyanka a part of the Gandhi family that embodies secularism: Azad 16-04-2014 11:40 AM

    Reacting on the ongoing controversy of the spat between Priyanka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "She is part and parcel of Gandhi family and she has the blood of Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi and naturally entire family is embodiment of secularism and socialism...
  • Congress demands FIR against Swamy over remark against Priyanka 16-04-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday complainedto the Election Commission against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for a particularly caustic remark he made about Priyanka Gandhi. Swamy reportedly called Priyanka an alcoholic and said that she would have been thrashed if she contested the elections from Varanasi since she drank too...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli 16-04-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will campaign for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on Wednesday, a day after she campaigned for her brother in Amethi. Priyanka has been made in-charge of Rahul and Sonia's campaigns in the two constituencies. Priyanka has truly stepped up the...
  • Publishers make merry in election season, books on politicians fly off the shelves 16-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Book publishers are making a merry this election season. With the election battle unveiling in book stands now, books on political leaders are soon flying off the shelves. The two books that apparently are the most sought after currently are Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and former...
  • Varun Gandhi has assets worth nearly Rs 20 crore, 3 firearms 16-04-2014 08:04 AM

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday declared assets worth nearly Rs 20 crores and three fire arms in his name. In his affidavit submitted at the time of filing nominations, Gandhi delcared assets of Rs 19.96 crore in his name while Rs 11.88 lakh is in the name of his...
  • Manmohan Singh is a super PM, says Priyanka Gandhi 16-04-2014 12:26 AM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday called Manmohan Singh a "super PM" and defended him against being called India's weakest prime minister. Asked by reporters in Amethi about Sanjaya Baru's book "The Accidental Prime Minister: The making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh", Priyanka said: "Only Manmohan Singh was super PM." The...
  • Rahul justifies his 'toffee' barb against Gujarat model 16-04-2014 12:20 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi tonight justified his 'toffee' barb against the Gujarat model of development, saying it was prompted by the Narendra Modi government giving away land to industrialists at Re 1 per sqmetre, the price of a toffee. Addressing an election rally here around 9 PM, nearly four...
  • Sonia Gandhi's first poll rally in Telangana today 16-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Karimnagar in Telangana on Wednesday, her first public meeting in the region after the passage of Statehood Bill in February. The rally is likely to take place in the evening, Congress sources said. The meeting is crucial for Congress...
  • Varun has betrayed the Gandhi family, says Priyanka 15-04-2014 10:45 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed estranged cousin Varun Gandhi for the second time in three days, criticising him for siding with the BJP, and "betraying the family". Talking to reporters in Amethi, Priyanka accused the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency of "betraying the family". Her...
  • Sonia, Rahul destroyed the country, alleges Narendra Modi 15-04-2014 10:31 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi have destroyed the country, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. "The mother-son duo has destroyed the country," Modi thundered at an election rally in Bihar's Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency. Modi said that Sonia Gandhi...
  • Modi attacks Rahul over 'toffee model', regrets targeting PM 15-04-2014 10:22 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his "toffee model" jibe, and also regretted criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the past. "In such a big election, first they spoke of balloons and now toffees... If he gets a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

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