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  • Praful Patel hints at fissures in Congress-NCP alliance July 27, 2014

    After the Congress-National Conference alliance split, it looks like the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine could be headed the same way. NCP leader Praful Patel has hinted at some fissures in the alliance ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections. He said, "Everybody has ability as well as the freedom to fight alone....
  • Maharashtra quota decision: Is this last ditch effort by Congress to cut electoral losses? June 26, 2014

    In a political masterstroke ahead of the Assembly elections, the Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet on Wednesday gifted the state's Maratha population 16 per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutions. ...
  • Post-poll survey: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance leading in Maharashtra May 14, 2014

    According to the post-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance is leading in Maharashtra and is likely to win 31-37 seats. ...
  • Nothing wrong in demanding a stable government: NCP May 14, 2014

    The NCP has rubbished reports that its 'stable government' remark was a sign it was interested in joining the NDA. The NCP's spokesperson Mahesh Tapse said that there was nothing wrong in demanding a 'stable government'. ...
  • We are with the UPA, won't join NDA: NCP's Praful Patel May 14, 2014

    Congress ally, the NCP, has rubbished reports that it too is going to side with the NDA. "We are with the UPA, we have fought elections with the UPA. What I said yesterday is that whichever government is formed at the Centre should be stable for the good of the...
  • Want a stable government, but won't support NDA: NCP May 14, 2014

    The UPA ally, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has rubbished reports that it is going to side with the NDA. ...
  • No question of Praful Patel joining the BJP: NCP May 13, 2014

    The NCP has brushed aside rumours of senior leader Praful Patel joining the BJP. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen, NCP leader Nawab Malik blamed the BJP of spreading baseless rumours about Patel. "These kind of rumours are being created by the BJP and now this mischievous rumour is created by...
  • Sharad Pawar will flock to the party which comes to power: Uma Bharti May 9, 2014

    BJP leader Uma Bharti attacked NCP chief Sharad Pawar saying, "Sharad Pawar will flock to any party that comes to power. We have several allies who he is close to." ...
  • Trouble for Congress as allies question timing of snoopgate probe panel May 4, 2014

    The snoopgate scandal is bringing out the fault lines within the UPA government to the fore. The National Conference and NCP have both questioned the timing of forming a probe panel with 10 days to the counting. ...
  • BJP welcomes NCP, NC's opposition to Centre in snooping case May 4, 2014

    The BJP welcomed UPA's key allies NCP and NC's opposition to the government's move of naming a judge in Narendra Modi snooping case ahead of Lok Sabha election results. "This is a clear reflection of UPA's vendetta politics. I welcome the move of the allies of the UPA," said BJP...
  • Majid Memon criticises Giriraj for his remarks on Modi detractors April 21, 2014

    NCP leader Majid Memon condemned Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh's remarks on Modi detractors saying that the comments were very dangerous and could result in enimosity between communities. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Mumbai April 18, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen visits various places in Mumbai to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Mumbai will vote on April 6 in the sixth phase ok Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Modi wave just a media creation: Ajit Pawar April 17, 2014

    Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar and Congress leader Ashok Chavan have cast their votes in the fifth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Congress-NCP alliance will continue after polls too: Supriya Sule April 17, 2014

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule cast her vote in Baramati, Maharashtra, in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi April 13, 2014

    The BJP has slammed Sharad Pawar over his remark. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that let it be Pawar or Congress, they are sure of their defeat. It is evident on their faces and their words. Earlier in the day, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted "Someone is dreaming...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Either BJP or Congress will emerge as single largest party: Pawar April 3, 2014

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar is not ruling out the chances of the BJP emerging as the single largest party in 2014. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Has BJP betrayed Jaswant Singh? March 24, 2014

    Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. ...
  • Sharad Pawar clarifies his comment on casting bogus votes March 23, 2014

    Union Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday stoked a controversy when he asked his party workers to take advantage of the multi-phase polling in the state by "voting twice" but later sought to temper his remarks saying they were made in a "lighter vein". ...
  • No Modi wave in country: NCP leader Supriya Sule March 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNBC Awaz, NCP leader Supriya Sule out Modi wave in the country. She also maintained its not a given that the youth will vote for BJP's PM candidate. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Setback for Shiv Sena, Rahul Narvekar joins NCP March 17, 2014

    In a huge blow to the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Rahul Narvekar, the Sena spokesperspon joined arch rival Nationalist Congress Party ahead of Lok Sabha polls. Sources say that Narvekar was upset with the Shiv Sena as he was asked by the party high command to withdraw his candidature from...
  • NCP, JD(U) plays down Anna-Mamata bonhomie February 14, 2014

    Tariq Anwar of the Nationalist Congress Party played down the series of meetings between Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying, "It is hard to say that how long Anna will stay on this stand." ...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director February 10, 2014

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • A Billion Votes: PM calls Opposition to break Telangana deadlock February 10, 2014

    As the government gets ready to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament, ugly scenes are playing out in the House. There was high drama over Telangana in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Papers were thrown at the Chair and an attempt was made to pull out his mike. The Congress...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Modi wooing Muslims to get rid of 2002 taint? February 7, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday inaguarated a fair for Gujarati Muslims in Ahmedabad, saying the minority community must be a part of the state's growth story. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey January 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? January 31, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Parties do tussle over seats before polls: Congress January 31, 2014

    After National Congress Party leader Praful Patel hit out at the Congress for not giving them any clarity on seat sharing, the latter maintained that everything was fine between the two allies. "The alliance between Congress and NCP has worked for the Centre and the state government in the past,...
  • BJP, NCP play down media reports on Modi-Pawar meeting January 31, 2014

    After reports of a meeting between Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi created furore in political corridors, leaders of both the parties have rubbished the media reports. NCP's Nawab Malik and BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi played down the media reports of a meeting...