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  • Congress will go down to single digit in Karnataka: Ananth Kumar 17-04-2014 09:59 AM

    After casting his vote on Thursday, BJP leader Ananth Kumar said, "This election is very challenging for the Congress. In Karnataka, Congress will go down to single digit in Karnataka. People will get a combination of Ananth Kumar and Narendra Modi." ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase V: The key candidates in the fray 17-04-2014 08:35 AM

    The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is seeing many big names in the fray. While the fate of Union Ministers including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Sachin Pilot will be sealed in the biggest phase on Thursday, there are also big names like Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani,...
  • Lok Sabha Polls Phase V: Balloting begins in Bihar; 3.72 per cent votes registered till 8 am 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Patna: Voting began for the election to seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar under the second phase amidst tight security. Nearly 3.72 per cent polling was registered till 8 am. Many of the seven constituencies of Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Nalanda, Jehanabad, Munger, Ara and Buxar are situated in the Maoist...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 12 per cent polling registered in Maharashtra till 9 am 17-04-2014 07:30 AM

    In Maharashtra, 23 per cent voter turnout has been registered till 9am, 6.5 per cent in Maval, 19 per cent in Shirur, 8.7 per cent in Solapur, 10 per cent in Kolhapur, 10 in Hatkanangale. 10 per cent voting has been recorded in Sangli, 7.33 per cent in Satara, 10.5...
  • Gandhis have emotionally blackmailed people of Amethi: Kumar Vishwas 16-04-2014 11:47 PM

    Calling the Gandhis "magicians", Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday said the family had always "emotionally blackmailed" the people of the constituency. Addressing meetings at several villages in the Amethi assembly segment, including Ghatampur and Tikari, Vishwas said, "Gandhis have always emotionally blackmailed...
  • LS polls: In Bangalore South nobody came for our vote, but do vote 16-04-2014 09:02 PM

    Bangalore: About a decade and a half back, with limited means but urgent need to rehabilitate my parents in Bangalore I bought a small house in JP Nagar, 6th Phase. The reason I chose it was a) it was a plot of land as against an apartment, b) it was...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Star power, Nitish and Lalu's prestige at stake in Bihar 16-04-2014 05:51 PM

    A seat with star power in full play, another which is Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's stronghold and a constituency where the richest candidate in the state is contesting will vote along with four others on April 17 in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Apart from Nitish Kumar,...
  • 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...
  • There is an anti-Ananth Kumar wave in Bangalore South: Nandan Nilekani 16-04-2014 09:36 AM

    Bangalore: All eyes are on the battle for Bangalore South in Karnataka where Infosys co-founder and Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani is up against five-time MP Ananth Kumar of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nilekani said he is confident of beating Ananth Kumar. "People are ready for change. There's...
  • Campaigning ends for 121 constituencies in 5th phase of LS poll 15-04-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Campaigning for the crucial fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 121 constituencies ended on Tuesday. The 121 constituencies across 12 states will go for voting on April 17. Nandan Nilekani, Jaswant Singh, Shatrughan Sinha, Ananth Kumar and Jyotiraditya Scindia are amongst the big names in the fray....
  • Kumar Vishwas declares assets worth Rs 4 crore 15-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party nominee from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday declared his assets about Rs four crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls. Kumar has declared assets including that of his wife Manju Sharma. As per the affidavit, while gross total value...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani upbeat, AAP says Amethi is not a Congress-BJP fight 15-04-2014 03:54 PM

    Amethi: Campaigning is heating up in Amethi where a 3-way race between Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP's Smriti Irani and AAP's Kumar Vishwas is taking place. In conversation with CNN IBN, Smriti Irani dismissed accusations that BJP was unfair in making her fight against a family has established itself in the...
  • Cong's Basti candidate refuses to contest 15-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Congress candidate from Basti Lok Sabha seat, MLA Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal, on Tuesday refused to contest the election, saying he would fight the polls after a sexual harassment charge levelled against him was proved wrong. In a letter written to party president Sonia Gandhi, Jaiswal has stated that the Congress...
  • Jolt to Nitish, Kisanganj candidate withdraws in Congress favour 15-04-2014 02:37 PM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday suffered a jolt as JD(U) candidate from Kisanganj withdrew in favour of Congress nominee in the parliamentary election. "I have decided to withdraw myself from election in favour of sitting Congress candidate to check split of minority votes," JD(U) candidate Akhtarul Iman said. Congress...
  • Uttarakhand government gives final touches to Char Dham yatra preparations 15-04-2014 02:17 PM

    With just a fortnight to go for the start of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage, Uttarakhand government is giving final touches to preparations for the yatra route to ensure a smooth and trouble-free journey for the devotees en route to the four Himalayan shrines. "Almost all major roads on the...
  • Varun Gandhi files his nomination from Sultanpur 15-04-2014 09:40 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi filed his nomination from Sultanpur on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha elections. Varun also held a roadshow before filing his papers. He is up against Congress's Amita Singh in the constituency. Meanwhile, Varun's estranged cousin Priyanka Gandhi will address party workers in...
  • Snapshot: Akshay Kumar stumbles upon an old picture with sister Alka; shares it on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:00 AM

    Akshay Kumar might play the rugged, macho man on the big screen, but when it comes to his family, the 46-year-old is a softie. The 'Rowdy Rathore' star recently came across a photograph of him with his sister Alka Bhatia, who got married to construction honcho Surendra Hiranandani in 2012....
  • MPs Rating: Ananth Kumar scores 6.36 on a scale of 10 15-04-2014 08:59 AM

    BJP National General Secretary Ananth Kumar is a 5 time MP from Bangalore South in Karnataka. Kumar scored 6.3 for accessibility and 6.9 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He was rated 6.3 for provision of...
  • Kumar Vishwas mocks RSS, likens it to Lashkar-e-Taiba 14-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Having got into trouble for praising RSS, Aam Aadmi Party candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Monday said the Hindu nationalist groups discipline was as good as that of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Earlier this month, the 44-year-old AAP leader had praised RSS as a disciplined force and...
  • 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...
  • UP, Bihar will change fortunes of BJP: Ananth Kumar 14-04-2014 08:12 PM

    Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka would change the "fortunes" of BJP and help it secure majority but the government would be formed with NDA partners, party leader Ananth Kumar said on Monday. "There is a Modi wave in the country. There are three states which will change the fortunes of...
  • LK Advani hits out at Nitish for breaking alliance with BJP 14-04-2014 07:06 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday hit out at Nitish Kumar's decision to split from the NDA over Narendra Modi's elevation last year saying he had dishonoured a friendship for which he will be doomed in future. "Nitish has unilaterally snapped friendship with the BJP and launched an all...
  • UP, Bihar, Karna will change fortunes of BJP: Ananth Kumar 14-04-2014 06:02 PM

    Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka would change the "fortunes" of BJP and help it secure majority but the government would be formed with NDA partners, party leader Ananth Kumar said on Monday. "There is a Modi wave in the country. There are three states which will change the fortunes of...
  • AAP, JDU workers engage in brawl as Nitish addresses a rally in Nalanda 14-04-2014 05:38 PM

    With political wave warming up each day, political party workers seem to be turning more aggressive. On Monday, Aam Aadmi Party and Janata Dal United party workers engaged in a clash while Bihar Chief Nitish Minister Nitish Kumar was addressing an election rally in Nalanda. The incident was ignited when...
  • AAP, JDU workers clash at Nitish Kumar's rally in Nalanda 14-04-2014 05:07 PM

    Patna: There was chaos all over when workers of the Aam Aadmi Party and the Janata Dal United clashed during a public rally of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Nitish was addressing a gathering in Nalanda when the incident happened. It all started when AAP workers showed black flags to Nitish....
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • 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...
  • MPs Rating: Sushil Kumar Shinde scores a very low 4.9 out of 10 14-04-2014 09:06 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader and Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has scored a very low 4.9 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Shinde, a three-time MP from Solapur in Maharashtra has been rated 5.4 on accessibility and...
  • Call and campaign for Kejriwal, Vishwas from anywhere in India 14-04-2014 12:14 AM

    New Delhi The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has begun its Citizens Call Campaign in Varanasi and Amethi Lok Sabha constituencies, enabling its volunteers as well as the common man from across the country to canvass for its nominees. A party leader on Sunday said AAP volunteers, as well as the...