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  • Jharkhand elections: NOTA performs better than parties of Koda and Ekka 2 days ago

    Ranchi: None of the above (NOTA) option fared better than former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's Jai Bharat Samanta Party (JBSP), taking a 1.7 per cent vote share in the just ended Jharkhand Assembly elections to give the state its tenth government. A total of 2,35,045 voters (1.7 per cent of...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt posts a grumpy selfie with Sahid Kapoor on the last day of 'Shaandaar' shoot 2 days ago

    The last day on the sets of 'Shaandaar' was not a cheerful one for the lead pair, Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor. Alia Bhatt took to Instagram, posting a photo of her and Shahid with sad faces. It also stars Shahid's father and veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and Sanjay...
  • Jharkhand assembly election results leave former CMs in shock 3 days ago

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Assembly elections results declared on Tuesday left all the five former chief ministers of the state in a shock. While first CM Babulal Marandi lost his Dhanwar seat to Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) candidate Rajkumar Yadav and the Giridih seat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Nirbhay...
  • Jharkhand elections: Madhu Koda loses from Majhgaon 3 days ago

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda lost from Majhgaon(ST) seat to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate Niral Purty by 11,182 votes. Koda, who had been representing Jagannathpur constituency since 2000, won the assembly seat again in 2005 and went on to be the chief minister of the tribal state the next...
  • Ex-CMs facing poll reverses in Jharkhand 3 days ago

    Ranchi: Former chief ministers of Jharkhand appeared to be facing reverses in the Assembly election as trends available saw three of them trailing. Even Chief Minister Hemant Soren, though ahead in Barhait, is trailing in Dumka, where he is the sitting MLA. The state's first chief minister and JVM(P) president Babulal Marandi...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Madhu Koda trailing by 3000 votes 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Former Chief Minister Madhu Koda (Jai Bharat Samanta Party) is trailing by 3000 votes from his nearest JMM rival Niral Purty from Majhgaon (ST) after the first round of counting. Anil Murmu (JMM) is leading by over 2000 votes over his nearest BJP rival Simon Marandi from Litipara (ST). Ranjit Kumar...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Counting of votes today, BJP, JMM eye majority 4 days ago

    Ranchi: The countdown for begun for Jharkhand Assembly election results. After a massive mandate in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party also scripted history with absolute majority in Haryana Assembly elections and a also secured the mandate in Maharashtra. If exit polls are to be believed, the...
  • Madhu Koda chargesheeted as accused in coal scam case December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda was on Friday charge sheeted by CBI in a coal blocks allocation scam case. He has been charge sheeted for offences of criminal conspiracy and cheating. The charge sheet was filed before Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar, who fixed it for consideration on...
  • Political instability keeping Jharkhand behind, says former CM Arjun Munda November 28, 2014

    Ranchi: With the five-phase Assembly polls underway in Jharkhand to elect the 10th government in 14 years, instability is the issue that is uppermost in the minds of voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also flagged the issue in his campaign speeches, terming it as the single-most important factor behind lack...
  • Maharashtra: Congress's Madhu Chavan takes on his BJP namesake in Byculla poll September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: In South Mumbai's Byculla constituency, Congress' Madhu Chavan is taking on his namesake from BJP in the October 15 elections but both the candidates are not worried about the similarity in their names. This is not the first time that two Chavans are pitted against each other in this...
  • Two high profile arrests in Odisha chit fund scam September 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday made two high profile arrests in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. CBI sleuths arrested Madhu Mohanty, the owner of an Odia newspaper and Manoj Das, who owns a local news channel. Names of several BJD leaders including those linked to...
  • Comic up, Anurag Kashyap's 'Doga' based on a popular Indian comic book character July 16, 2014

    In continuation with their philosophy of creating varied content, Madhu Mantena of Phantom Films announced his next big film, Doga, based on the comic book character of the same name. Confirming the news, Mantena said, "We are happy to back Anurag's vision of Doga for the film. We have acquired the...
  • Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh hasn't resigned, claims Madhu Kishwar June 24, 2014

    Activist Madhu Kishwar claimed that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has not resigned and was bring threatened. She said, "I'm saying it with DU's authorisation from the Vice Chancellor, he has not resigned yet." Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Kishwar said, "Dinesh Singh told me that he is under tremendous...
  • BJP Jharkhand leader Raghuvar Das writes to Narendra Modi on illegal coal mining June 18, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Raghuvar Das on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to curb rampant pilferage and illegal mining of coal, which he alleged led acute power crisis in the state. In a letter to Modi, Das, the twotime state unit president of BJP, demanded a highlevel enquiry into the...
  • The elitism of the subsidised: Kishwar, Irani and the Indian Nword May 28, 2014

    In a country where hierarchy and class differences manifest at every turn, we have several forms of the West's Nword. One is "neech", with its connotations of lower caste and social background, a word which has never really lost its pejorative associations despite years of affirmative action and which caused...
  • Qualification row: Madhu Kishwar calls Smriti Irani 'nalayak' May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The allocation of the Human Resources Development Ministry to BJP leader Smriti Irani has not gone down too well with some leaders and activists. A day after the Congress questioned the educational qualifications of Irani, popular activist and BJP sympathiser Madhu Kishwar flayed the young leader for being...
  • Madhu Kishwar lets fly at the choice of Smriti Irani as HRD Minister May 28, 2014

    Not very long ago Madhu Kishwar had transformed into an avowed Narendra Modi admirer, but after Modi and BJP's victory in the Lok Sabha elections there is possibly a change in her position, or at least this is the appearance that her tweets give. She has now let loose a...
  • Madhu Kishwar targets wannabe Delhi CM Kiran Bedi May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi gears up for a regime change of epic proportions, two highprofile women one an old upholder of 'Cause NaMo' and another a new convert have crossed swords on Twitter. Madhu Kishwar, the academic and writer who has been rooting strongly for PMdesignate Narendra Modi...
  • Not nervous about my first election, says TRS chief's daughter April 29, 2014

    CNNIBN travelled to the Nizamabad constituency, which is a part of Telangana now. CNNIBN's Preeti Singh spoke to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha who is contesting against 2time Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi. ...
  • Modi's marriage non-existent, it was never consummated: Madhu Kishwar April 11, 2014

    In conversation with CNN IBN, Professor CSDS and Founder Editor of Manushi, Madhu Kishwar rubbished claims of Narendra Modi's marriage and called it non-existent. "Modi's so called marriage took place when they were teenagers. They never cohabited. Their marriage was never consummated. Legally they can call for annulment of the...
  • Jharkhand polls acid test for former chief ministers April 4, 2014

    The 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand are an acid test for the regional parties and former chief ministers of the state. The presidents of three regional parties - the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) and All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) - are all contesting. JMM president Shibu...
  • Madhu Koda's house searched by Income Tax officials April 3, 2014

    Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence was searched on Wednesday by a team of Income Tax officials in West Singhbum district head-quarters town of Chaibasa. "Acting on specific information, we informed the Income Tax department, whose officials came and searched his house," Expenditure Observer of the Election Commission of India Anil...
  • Is it in the best interest of BJP that Advani retires from politics? March 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to leave the decision on choice of seat for party veteran LK Advani to the man himself. IBN18's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai debates with LK Advani's ex-aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and Professor at CSDS Madhu Kishwar and asks whether it is time for the veteran leader...
  • Madhu Bhaduri says AAP doesn't consider women as human beings, quits February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Former diplomat and Aam Aadmi Party's founding member Madhu Bhaduri on Sunday "distanced" herself from the party alleging that she was heckled at a meeting for introducing a resolution condemning Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's role in a midnight raid, even as the outfit rubbished the charges. "I have...
  • Vinod Binny, Shoaib Iqbal give 48 hours to AAP to fulfil demands February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Trouble is brewing up for the Aam Aadmi Party as its former MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined hands with Janata Dal United Shoaib Iqbal to launch a scathing attack on the party. The duo has given a 48hour ultimatum to the AAP government to meet their...
  • Delhi: 3 men allegedly rape a married woman in a car January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, some men gangraped a 28yearold married woman in a moving car in Madhu Vihar area of Delhi. The traumatised woman said that after raping her the perpetrators threw her near the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal. She was also beaten up by the men in...
  • Madhu Koda case: Jharkhand exministers' assets frozen January 21, 2014

    A special PMLA court has frozen properties worth over Rs 5.8 crore belonging to Kamlesh Kumar Singh, former Jharkhand minister in the Madhu Koda cabinet, declaring them as proceeds of money laundering crime. The order has been issued while confirming a provisional attachment order of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) which seized...
  • Political compulsions throwing up surprises in Jharkhand December 25, 2013

    Politics makes strange bedfellows and it does so all the more in Jharkhand where nothing surprises as over the years the state has been throwing up strange permutations and combinations. As Lok Sabha elections inch closer, the spectacle of unpredictable politics is at full play in the tribal state. Convicted former chief...
  • Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda to join Congress on December 30 December 24, 2013

    Independent MP and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is all set to join the Congress. Koda will formally join the party on the December 30. He was arrested in the 2009 in connection with the Jharkhand mining scam and is now out on bail. He was accused of involvement in...
  • Delhi: To prove love for boyfriend, woman jumps off flyover December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A 25yearold woman jumped off a flyover in East Delhi's Madhu Vihar area on Tuesday evening after her boyfriend asked her to prove her love for him, and suffered grave injuries, police said. According to the police, the incident took place around 7 pm when the woman, identified as...