Models

  • PM favours PPP model in power sector 04-07-2014 06:33 PM

    Uri: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country's growing power needs. Inaugurating the 240-Megawatt Uri-II Hydro Electric Project (HEP) located near the Line of Control in Baramulla district of Kashmir, he...
  • Modi proposes 'common model' for Himalayan states 04-07-2014 05:25 PM

    Katra: Stressing that Himalayan states have similar sets of problems and opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday proposed a "common model" for the their development. "I accept that there is need to have a separate policy and planning for development of the Himalayan states in India. All the states...
  • Irani refuses to comment on DU's four-year undergraduate programme issue 27-06-2014 06:45 PM

    Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday refused to be drawn into a controversy over the four-year undergraduate programme of Delhi University, citing constitutional obligations. "There have been persistent attempts on me to speak on a constitutional issue which is not proper. Kindly do not compel me to...
  • Intel working on models in security and surveillance field 26-06-2014 04:51 PM

    Coimbatore: Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, is working on designing various models in the field of security and surveillance across the country and is in dialogue with some state governments, a top company official said on Thursday. Since security is becoming a major concern in every field, be...
  • Budget yatra: Story of the Gujarat model 26-06-2014 10:05 AM

    The Union Budget will be tabled on the 10 July and ahead of that, we meet industrialists in Gujarat to understand the much talked about model of the state, the Gujarat model. ...
  • Governor asks Centre to withdraw 'toll tax' from Delhi-Jaipur national highway 24-06-2014 03:33 PM

    Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Tuesday asked the Centre to withdraw its toll tax on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway till road works on it are completed. "This is for the new minister in the public interest to do a first thing is to withdraw the toll tax till roads are...
  • Follow Gujarat's water management model: Centre to states 20-06-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: The NDA government has asked states to emulate the Gujarat water management model to address the problem of water scarcity. The Centre has forwarded a compact disc received from Gujarat government's Water and Sanitation Management Organisation on the subject "The state-wide water supply grid" to the states to...
  • Narendra Modi's Gujarat model goes national, central teams visit the state 10-06-2014 07:50 AM

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Gujarat model is going national. Teams from many central departments are visiting Gujarat on study tours. From a state with power deficit, Gujarat is now one with surplus power. Taking a cue from how the state government managed this feat, a high powered team from...
  • Modi, Advani among ten Gujarat MPs facing criminal cases 19-05-2014 09:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leader LK Advani are among the ten MPs elected from Gujarat, who are facing criminal charges. Out of the 66 candidates from Gujarat, who faced criminal charges ranging from poll code violation to attempt to murder, ten won the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls from...
  • PDP not a role model for people: Syed Ali Shah Geelani 19-05-2014 08:32 PM

    Srinagar: Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday said that the Peoples Democratic Party is not a role model for people and its victory in the Lok Sabha elections in Kashmir was due to ruling National Conference's "anti-people" policies. PDP's euphoria over the poll results is "meaningless and unrealistic"...
  • Model Code of Conduct ends 19-05-2014 05:10 PM

    New Delhi: After being in force for over two months, the Model Code of Conduct has ended during which the Election Commission took several major decisions, including giving the nod to the government to appoint the next Navy and Army chiefs and asking it to defer notifying doubling of prices...
  • Modi's Gujarat model has worked its magic nationwide: Amit Shah 16-05-2014 11:19 PM

    Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, BJP General Secretary Amit Shah said that Narendra Modi's Gujarat model has worked its magic across the country. ...
  • EC has no data on status of poll code violation cases of last three LS polls 15-05-2014 06:27 PM

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has no data or records on 'status' of various cases pertaining to violations of the model code of conduct in last three Lok Sabha elections, an RTI query has revealed. City-based activist Anil Galgali had filed an RTI query in this regard. He also...
  • Repoll recommended at five polling stations in Bihar 14-05-2014 09:21 AM

    Election officials on Tuesday recommended repoll at five polling stations of Bihar's Vaishali parliamentary constituency, which went into polls in the sixth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12. Four of the polling stations are in the Kanti Assembly segment, while another is in the Baruraj assembly...
  • Country needs 'Bharat model' of development: Pravin Togadia 12-05-2014 10:06 PM

    Thane: VHP international president Pravin Togadia on Monday said the country needs "Bharat model" of development. "We want a Bharat model that will give us prosperity, security and health," Togadia said while replying to a query on whether India needs a Gujarat model or any other model of development. He...
  • No violation of model code of conduct by the BJP: EC 11-05-2014 08:50 PM

    After the election commission searched the BJP office in Gulab Bagh in Varanasi on Sunday, Election Commission's special observer Praveen Kumar has now said that there has been no violation of the model code of conduct. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Praveen Kumar said that the flying squad got the...
  • EC issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for remarks against Congress, BJP 11-05-2014 07:00 PM

    The Election Commission has issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal for violation of the model code of conduct. The notice comes after Kejriwal while campaigning in Amethi, had reportedly said that voting for the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party is akin to betraying the nation...
  • EC orders further probe to see if Rahul violated poll law 09-05-2014 09:27 PM

    Amid BJP's criticism, the Election Commission on Friday ordered further probe to ascertain whether Rahul Gandhi violated electoral law by entering the EVM area of polling booths during balloting in his constituency Amethi on Wednesday. The Commission is expecting a report by Monday and could consider the issue the same...
  • BJP alleges EC bias, seeks action against Rahul Gandhi 08-05-2014 05:21 PM

    Rahul Gandhi had entered a polling booth even as voting was on in Amethi on Wednesday. ...
  • Amethi: AAP complains to EC against Rahul for poll code violation 07-05-2014 11:10 AM

    Lucknow: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday complained to the Election Commission (EC) against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. The AAP alleged that Rahul was travelling in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh with a large number of vehicles on polling day. The AAP accused Rahul of violating the...
  • LS polls: Over 3000 complaints of Model Code violation received, says EC 06-05-2014 06:20 PM

    Coimbatore: The state Election Commission has received over 3000 complaints of Model Code violation in Tamil Nadu and efforts are on to file maximum chargesheets before May 16, state Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar said on Tuesday. Of over 3000 various types of cases received, chargesheets for 1,000 to 1,200...
  • Mayawati seeks ban on Amit Shah's poll campaigning 05-05-2014 06:53 PM

    Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday said BJP general secretary Amit Shah's remarks that Azamgarh was a haven for terrorist were "baseless", and urged the poll panel to ban his poll campaigning in Uttar Pradesh. At a rally in Azamgarh Sunday, Shah alleged that most terrorists were from Azamgarh....
  • Cong seeks transfer of case against Modi outside Gujarat 04-05-2014 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday claimed the Gujarat Police was trying to "hush up" the case registered against Narendra Modi for poll code violation and urged the Election Commission to transfer the case to an agency outside the state. On April 30, an FIR was registered against Narendra Modi by...
  • Former DMK minister held for 'violating' model code of conduct 04-05-2014 02:54 PM

    Ramanathapuram: Former DMK minister Suba Thangavelan was arrested on Sunday under provisions of Motor Vehicles Act for violating the poll code and canvassing for the party candidate in a convoy of over 12 vehicles, police said. Thangavelan was canvasing for party candidate Mohamed Jaleel on Arpil 20 at Kulanur for...
  • Watch: Cyrus in conversation with 'EC' over FIRs against Modi in Gujarat 04-05-2014 11:45 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • EC announces partial relaxation of Model Code of Conduct in Chhattisgarh 01-05-2014 07:06 PM

    The Election Commission on Thursday announced partial relaxation of the Model Code of Conduct for five states including Odisha by allowing the state governments to undertake administrative and developmental works, official sources said. The state governments of Maharastra, Chhattishgarh, Goa, Jharkhand and Odisha can now take up certain works which...
  • EC censures Beni for 'highly insulting' remarks against Modi 01-05-2014 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing "serious concern" over repeated violation of the Model Code of Conduct by Union minister Beni Prasad Verma, the Election Commission on Thursday censured him for making "highly insulting" remarks against Narendra Modi while addressing an election rally in Kanpur. Not satisfied with his reply to the show...
  • Is Narendra Modi violating the code of conduct on poll days? 30-04-2014 10:22 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Two FIRs against Modi for poll code violation 30-04-2014 09:04 PM

    The Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday filed two FIRs against Narendra Modi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate for violating model code of conduct. ...
  • Election Comission issues notice to Parkash Singh Badal 30-04-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for violating the model code of conduct. Badal had on April 12 in an election meeting said that crores of rupees are spent on campaigning though less is shown in expenditure details. The...