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  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray 24-04-2014 07:28 AM

    Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections is a big phase for many players in the fray. While the fates of 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja will be sealed in this phase, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress leaders Milind Deora...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Voting in 117 seats in phase 6, Tamil Nadu key state 23-04-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: In the second biggest phase of the current Lok Sabha elections 117 Lok Sabha seats will vote on Thursday. Among 117 the Lok Sabha seats, 39 are in Tamil Nadu which is voting in a single phase. Remaining 19 seats in Maharashtra including India's business capital Mumbai are...
  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon 22-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK chief...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • BJP not alternative to Congress, says D Raja 19-04-2014 06:29 PM

    Senior CPI leader D Raja on Saturday wondered why the AIADMK and the DMK were not attacking the "communal policy" of BJP and instead only criticising Narendra Modi on the Gujarat model of development. "The Dravidian parties only talk about Modi's politics and not about communalism," he told reporters in...
  • Telugu actor Raja Abel to wed on April 25 17-04-2014 06:35 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Raja Abel, who has worked in films such as 'Anand' and 'Aa Naluguru', will marry Amrita Vincent here April 25. The couple will later hold grand receptions in Chennai and Hyderabad. "The wedding will take place in a church in Chennai April 25. On the same evening,...
  • Actor Raja Bundela to seek separate statehood for Bundelkhand 11-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Movie actor and BJP leader Raja Bundela said in Bhopal on Thursday that he would raise the issue of a separate state of Bundelkhand at the party forum, at an appropriate time after the polls. "I am very much committed to the cause of a separate Bundelkhand state, but this...
  • No BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris constituency 09-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a petition filed by BJP's candidate for Nilgiris constituency Gurumurthy challenging the Election Commission's order rejecting his nomination papers. Gurumurthy urged the High Court to issue directions to restrain the returning officer from declaring the candidates list for the Nilgiris constituency. Gurumurthy's nomination was...
  • BJP to inquire delay in filing mandatory forms in Nilgiris 08-04-2014 05:55 PM

    BJP has ordered an internal inquiry into the suspected foul play from within the party for delay in submission of mandatory A and B forms by its candidate while filing his nomination for the Nilgiris (SC) Lok Sabha seat, which led to the rejection of his papers. This has left...
  • Show Me The Money: A Raja's total assets valued at Rs 3.6 crore 06-04-2014 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja has cash reserves of Rs 7.9 lakh. The AIADMK leader's bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 97 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 69.6 lakh. Raja has shown present immovable assets worth Rs.32.85 lakh. And the...
  • Jamshedpur SP candidate DG Raja urges voters for monetary help 05-04-2014 06:01 PM

    The Samajwadi Party candidate from Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat, D G Raja today sought financial help from the public to contest the ensuing parliamentary polls. Raja, who has already spent over Rs. 26,000 adhering to details furnished to the poll observer (Expenditure), has urged the masses to contribute in form...
  • 2G scam accused A Raja owns Rs 3.61 crore assets 02-04-2014 09:30 PM

    Chennai: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday declared assets to the tune of Rs 3.61 crore. Raja, seeking re-election to Lok Sabha from Nilgiris (SC) constituency, in his affidavit presented while filing nominations declared movable assets of Rs 1.45 crore in his name, Rs 93.93 lakh held...
  • LS polls: Samajwadi Party candidate DG Raja turns down security offer 29-03-2014 06:53 PM

    Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency, DG Raja on Saturday turned down the security offered by the East Singhbhum district administration urging them to utilize the police to ensure free and fair poll. Raja is among the 15 candidates in the fray for the Jamshedpur seat in the...
  • Rahul's balloon will burst too, not just Modi's: CPI 29-03-2014 05:48 PM

    Joining issue with Rahul Gandhi who flayed the Gujarat development model as a "new heavier balloon" filled with "gas", CPI on Saturday said there were hardly any differences in the economic policies of both Congress and BJP and such 'balloon stories' are not of any use and cannot resurrect the...
  • Underworld don Raja Shetty gang's four members arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF 27-03-2014 09:21 PM

    Special Task Force of Uttar Pradeshpolice arrested four active members of a gang headed byunderworld don Raja Shetty from Gorkahpur district. Wasim Alam Siddiqui, Shekh Shahabuddin, Ankit KumarKashyap and Shah Alam were arrested from different parts ofGorakhpur on Wednesday, SSP STF Amit Pathak told reporters in Lucknow. He said their...
  • Key candidates and seats: Nandan Nilekani, Shashi Tharoor and A Raja 20-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on these three Lok Sabha seats in the South. In Bangalore South, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani of the Congress is taking on BJP's five time MP and former union minister Ananth Kumar. Following former IT czar Nandan Nilekani's candidature; Bangalore South constituency has become a...
  • I am a victim of corporate cartels, will prove my innocence: A Raja 16-03-2014 07:37 AM

    Ooty: Former Telecom minister and the DMK candidate from Nilgiris A Raja has described the entire 2G episode as a corporate conspiracy putting the onus for the 2G row on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Raja said that he was only following their advice. "Can the...
  • Asia Cup win over India must benefit Pakistan in WT20: Rameez 15-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Rameez Raja feels India will be under greater pressure when they take on Pakistan in their Twenty20 World Cup league match in Dhaka on March 21, as they would be keen to avenge their Asia Cup defeat. "Many pundits believe that the way India lost the...
  • LS polls: Jayalalithaa attacks Karunanidhi for giving ticket to A Raja 13-03-2014 04:37 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has criticised the DMK chief M Karunanidhi for giving former Telecom Minister and the main accused in the 2G case, A Raja, party ticket in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Speaking at her campaign rally in Erode on Thursday, Jayalalithaa said Karunanidhi did...
  • Open Mike: Should any candidate facing a criminal case be barred from contesting elections? 12-03-2014 10:59 PM

    With political parties beginning to name their candidates, media attention once again turns to the topic of criminals in Parliament. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Law faculty in Delhi University and asks students whether any candidate facing a criminal case should be barred from contesting elections. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-03-2014 10:33 PM

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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? 11-03-2014 07:36 PM

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • 2G trial on, but confident of doing well in elections, says A Raja 11-03-2014 10:20 AM

    Chennai: 2G scam accused A Raja, who has has been given a Lok Sabha ticket by the DMK, remains defiant. A Raja said that there is no evidence against him and that he is confident of doing well in the elections. "Yes, it is true that the 2g trial is...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • 2014 LS polls: DMK fields 2G accused A Raja, Dayanidhi Maran 10-03-2014 01:54 PM

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to field former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran in Lok Sabha elections. Raja will contest from his current constituency Nilgiris, a reserved seat for the Scheduled Castes (SCs), while Maran will contest from Central Chennai. Karunanidhi exuded confidence in...
  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger 07-03-2014 01:08 PM

    Kyoto: The top seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja reached their first final of the season together after overcoming a fighting combo of Toshihide Matsui and Danai Udomchoke in straight sets in the ATP Kyoto Challenger event on Friday . The Indians prevailed 7-6 (4) 7-5 over...
  • 2G scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused 03-03-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Monday fixed April 4 for recording the statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and some top corporates executives, in the 2G spectrum case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini, who was scheduled to record the statements of the...
  • 'Cuckoo' has intricacies you find in novels: Kamal Haasan 19-02-2014 03:00 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is impressed by the trailer of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. He says it features details as intricate as one would find in a novel. The trailer was shown Tuesday at the film's audio launch, where Kamal was the chief guest. "I may not have the regular cinema...
  • 'Mumbai Cha Raja' review: It's not assertive but definitely in search of a solution 18-02-2014 03:05 PM

    Cast: Rahul Bairagi, Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Tejas Parvatkar, Dhanshree Jain Director: Manjeet Singh What 'Salaam Bombay' and many other films tried to communicate about the lives of slum dwellers in late 1980s is almost true in 2013 as well. It's not an attempt to establish a connection between Mira...