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  • Is Bollywood divided at election time? 17-04-2014 11:17 PM

    Known to be fence sitters otherwise, many Bollywood biggies are voicing their stand this elections - and BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi it appears has split Bollywood down the middle. While his son Salman Khan was seen vouching for senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat, celebrated scriptwriter Salim Khan unveiled the...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Open Mike: Is the young professional/business class Modi's prime support base? 17-04-2014 08:11 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Ahmedabad, which is known as the 'Karam Bhoomi' of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Standing at the Sabarmati riverfront, she takes the views of some professionals and businessmen on the development in Ahmedabad by the Gujarat government....
  • A Billion Votes: Biggest phase of polling ends in 121 constituencies 17-04-2014 07:32 PM

    A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. While some seats witnessed a massive rush of voters pushing the turnout to well over 70 per cent, several others saw a...
  • 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...
  • BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'fool' remark on Modi 17-04-2014 04:41 PM

    In a counter attack on Rahul Gandhi for asking Narendra Modi to "stop fooling" the people, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said voters are not "ullus" (fools) if they exercise their vote against the Congress. Jaitley, who is facing a tough contest in Amritsar, said Rahul must accept that...
  • Only rich become richer in Gujarat, claims Rahul Gandhi 17-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Keeping up his attack on Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi questioned Modi's development claims. "In Gujarat, people do not get jobs , only rich become richer, industrialists get land in Gujarat," he said. ...
  • No Modi wave in south India, says Tharoor 17-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Chennai: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said that the Lok Sabha elections wasn't only about who should be in power but it was a fundamental battle between the heart and the soul of India. Tharoor also denied a Narendra Modi wave in south India. Speaking to the media in...
  • Chidambaram rebuffs Modi's claims, calls him 'encounter CM' 17-04-2014 03:23 PM

    Chennai: Finance Minister P Chidambaram launched an attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, calling him a "compulsive liar" and an "encounter Chief Minister". "Mr Modi is a compulsive liar. There was no re-count in Sivaganga. He knows that. Yet he lies. If he insists on calling me Recounting...
  • Modi attacks Manmohan, says country needs a PM who has a say 17-04-2014 03:18 PM

    Erode: Hitting out Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that the 2014 Lok Sabha election is for a PM who has a voice in his government. "This election is for a decisive and accountable PM. A PM who has a voice in his...
  • Modi alleges distribution of watches with Chidambaram's picture 17-04-2014 03:12 PM

    Sharpening his attack on P Chidambaram, BJP leader Narendra Modi on Thursday alleged wrist watches with photos of the Finance Minister were being distributed to voters and demanded a probe by the Election Commission. "In Tamil Nadu, there is a Congress leader--recounting Minister-- he is so afraid that he ran...
  • Kejriwal launches a major dialogue with voters, calls for Modi's defeat 17-04-2014 02:36 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who admitted he should have consulted the people before he decided to quit as Delhi chief minister and resign his government, has launched a major dialogue with voters here while calling for the defeat of BJP icon Narendra Modi. The former Delhi chief minister sprung a...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, says he did not violate the model code 17-04-2014 02:12 PM

    BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi'sclose aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, at the same time, welcomed the poll panel's action against Uttar Pradesh Minister...
  • People want to see Modi as the PM: Sriramulu 17-04-2014 02:07 PM

    BJP candidate from Bellary, Sriramulu while speaking to CNN IBN said that people wanted to see Narendra Modi as the PM. ...
  • Donations cross Rs 1 crore in 36 hours as AAP fights Modi, Rahul 17-04-2014 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's decision to contest against BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi and field Kumar Vishwas against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi seems to have enthused his cadre as well as his donors. The AAP has got over Rs 1 Crore as donation in the...
  • Modi should concentrate on what he is doing in Gujarat: Shinde 17-04-2014 09:19 AM

    Hitting out at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Sushil Kumar Shinde said, "Modi only talks against what another person is doing. He should speak on what he is doing in Gujarat." ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 54.1 per cent polling in Madhya Pradesh 17-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Bhopal: A total of 54.1 per cent voters have exercised their franchise for 10 Lok Sabha seats during the second phase of polling in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday amid reports of booth capturing at Pithua and Bakehana in Sagar Lok Sabha seat. Of those who turned up so far, 58.4...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism: Azam Khan 16-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan said that the 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism and Samajwadi Party is the only one which is responsible for promoting secularism. ...
  • With 'weak' History, Maths, Geography, Modi is no topper: Congress 16-04-2014 10:54 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday ridiculed the BJP's bid to "portray" Narendra Modi as "a topper" and said the Gujarat Chief Minister had proved he is rather weak in History, Geography and Maths. "At a rally here in December, Modi had said that Maharashtra had 27 chief ministers since its...
  • BJP spending huge amount of money to grab power at Centre: Mahila Congress president 16-04-2014 10:28 PM

    Congress on Wednesday accused BJP of spending big money to come to power at the Centre and termed as "sponsored" the poll surveys which favoured the NDA. "Surveys favouring the NDA are sponsored by the BJP, while the ground reality is that there is no BJP or Narendra Modi wave...