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  • Live Blog: Narendra Modi's economic agenda 18-04-2014 07:43 PM

    Country is fed-up with Hindu-Muslim terminology: Modi My policies are pro-people: Modi Must end the religious divide:Modi I don't want to be a part of divisive politics: Modi Don't divide India in the name of secularism: Modi RSS is an important cultural organisation: Modi RSS has never forced anything on...
  • Modi says 'mother-son duo' running UPA government, not the PM 18-04-2014 07:12 PM

    Betul: There seems no stop to scathing attacks by the Congress and BJP on each other. Banking on Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Congress saying that the UPA government was run by the Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. "Mother-son are...
  • LS polls: BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power, says Sonia Gandhi 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the BJP is crossing all limits in its bid to capture power and that it threatened the democratic set-up of India. "The BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power in this election. Their behaviour is extremely dangerous for a democratic set-up...
  • LS polls: Modi reaches out to Mamata, hopes of cooperation if he wins 18-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Kolkata: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has expressed the hope that if he comes to power at the centre, he would get cooperation of Mamata Banerjee government in creating a conducive atmosphere for industrialisation in West Bengal including resolving the Singur problem. "I hope I will get all sorts...
  • Attacks on Kejriwal a reflection of frustration in Modi camp: AAP 18-04-2014 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has claimed that the sudden spurt in the growing attacks from the Bharatiya Janta Party on Arvind Kejriwal at Varanasi is a clear reflection of the frustration in the Narendra Modi camp. In a press release, the AAP said that in less than...
  • LS polls: Congress attacks Narendra Modi, Ramdev on black money issue 18-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: After releasing a three-year-old CD of Uma Bharti attacking Narendra Modi, Congress on Friday latched on to another video clip featuring yoga guru Ramdev to raise embarrassing questions on the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate's campaign against black money. Taking the battle to the Modi turf of Gujarat, Union...
  • EC is punishing me for speaking the truth: Azam Khan 18-04-2014 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Friday heaped scorn at the Election Commission for its decision to lift the campaign ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah who has been accused of delivering hate speeches. The SP leader hit out at the election watchdog for barring him...
  • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 18-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
  • BJP's declaration of PM nominee sign of impatience: Sharad Pawar 18-04-2014 03:29 PM

    Nashik: Terming the BJP's announcement of Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as a "sign of impatience", Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said they are not fighting the elections on issues, but only to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister. "Any political party contests a certain election on specific...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 18-04-2014 02:47 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
  • Muslim body slams Salim Khan, Salman for praising Modi 18-04-2014 02:12 PM

    The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has slammed Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father and film writer Salim Khan for praising Narendra Modi for "pure commercial gains". FMSA, a body of Aligarh Muslim University, mostly comprising muslim intellectuals, passed a resolution in Aligarh on Thursday. Reacting sharply to...
  • Won't indulge in divisive politics even if I lose elections: Modi 18-04-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Assuring that he will never indulge in divisive politics, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that India has been ruled by pseudo secularism for way too long. "I will never engage in divisive politics even if it means that I lose the elections. The country...
  • Once a critic, Smriti Irani hardsells Modi image to woo voters 18-04-2014 02:05 PM

    BJP's Lok Sabha candidate in this Nehru-Gandhi bastion, Smriti Irani, is hardselling Narendra Modi's 'Vikas Purush' image among the people here who know her more as 'Tulsi', the quintessential 'bahu' she played on small screen, than as a politician. As she addresses one meeting after another in the rural interiors...
  • Modi unveils his economic agenda, says BJP government will review FDI 18-04-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Unveiling his economic roadmap for the country, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi claimed that the economic policy of his government will be pro-people and in favour of India's business interest. He also said that there was a need to review FDI with a different perspective....
  • Raj Thackeray backs Modi for PM, sticks to his anti-North Indian stand 18-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: An extremely aggressive and combative Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray stuck to his stand of supporting Narendra Modi for the post of prime ministership but added that his party will never back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The politician whose main agenda is to target North Indians and...
  • If we reveal truths, Sonia, Rahul will stay indoors: Uma Bharti 18-04-2014 09:09 AM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has launched a scathing attack on the Congress after it released her video of criticism for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Uma has warned the Congress that if the BJP reveals the Congress's truths, its President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul...
  • Arvind Kejriwal mobbed; police disperse angry protestors 18-04-2014 09:08 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday faced protest by people in Varanasi who were shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi, prompting police to use force to disperse the crowd. The incident took place when Kejriwal stopped at a famous pan shop near Benaras Hindu University area after returning from...
  • Election Commission lifts ban on Amit Shah's campaign in UP 18-04-2014 08:52 AM

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he assured the poll body that he would not disturb the public tranquility and law and order. The Commission...
  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: April 18 18-04-2014 07:30 AM

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  • Uma Bharti asks EC to act against dissemination of video 17-04-2014 11:14 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday asked the Election Commission to take legal action against "meticulous dissemination of concocted video clips" on social media by "anti-BJP parties" after Congress released a video of her purportedly describing Narendra Modi an agent of destruction. In a letter to the EC, she alleged...
  • CPI-M ready to withdraw Varanasi candidate 17-04-2014 11:01 PM

    CPI-M leader Prakash Karat Thursday offered to withdraw his candidate from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency provided there was a consensus on a common candidate against BJP's Narendra Modi. Karat made the offer at a meeting of Left-leaning political activists, writers, academics and trade union leaders at the Town Hall...
  • Modi is 'vinash purush', liar: Uma Bharti in a video released by Congress 17-04-2014 10:35 PM

    The Congress on Thursday released an explosive video showing BJP leader Uma Bharti as describing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "vinash purush" (man of destruction). "My view is (that) Gujarat is a fear-stricken state," Uma Bharti says in the only English sentence in the video in which...
  • Narendra Modi is like Idi Amin, Hitler, Mussolini: Singhvi 17-04-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi Congress on Thursday put Narendra Modi in the rogue's gallery with the likes of "dictators" Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin and Zia Ul Haq. "All these dictators were popularly elected but their election did not mean their exoneration from charges of genocide and human rights violations," party spokesman Abhishek...
  • Congress releases CD of Uma Bharti slamming Modi as 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi Mining out fresh ammunition for a prospective slugfest, Congress on Thursday released a three-year-old video clip in which senior party leader Uma Bharti has purportedly described Narendra Modi as an agent of destruction and his development claims of Gujarat as a "sham". In the audio-visual presentation, Bharti who...
  • Akhilesh Yadav says Modi's 'affection' for Muslims just a show off 17-04-2014 07:07 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday alleged that "affection" for Muslims of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was merely a show off and the people should not believe the BJP leader. "Modi was remembering Muslims at the time of Lok Sabha elections, but in reality his love...
  • Jayalalithaa makes blistering attack on Gujarat model, calls it myth 17-04-2014 06:11 PM

    Taking Narendra Modi head on for the first time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday dismissed as a "myth" the Gujarat model of development and said her state was placed far better in various sectors. In a strong rebuttal to the BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee on his charge...
  • LS polls: Only Modi has moral authority to be prime minister, says Rajnath 17-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking to scotch speculation about any change of plan after the elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said "only Narendra Modi will be the prime minister" and expressed confidence that the NDA will reach the 300-seat mark. "Let me clarify that under any circumstances, it will be Modi...
  • Congress releases video, says Uma Bharti called Modi 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday released a video clipping that showed BJP leader Uma Bharti levelling serious charges against her colleague, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the clipping, Uma is heard saying that Modi was not 'Vikas Purush' (man who brought in development) but 'Vinash Purush' (man...
  • Congress appeals to voters to defeat Narendra Modi in Varanasi 17-04-2014 04:55 PM

    Congress on Thursday appealed to the electorate of Varanasi to defeat BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi. Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said the whole country was curiously looking at the results of this ancient city known for its culture, religion...