Remarks

  • Modi defends Amit Shah's revenge remark, says nothing wrong in his speech 16-04-2014 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday defended party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and his key aide Amit Shah's revenge remarks in Muzaffarnagar. Modi said, "Amit Shah has said nothing wrong in his speech." While addressing a rally at a riot-hit Jat village near Muzzafarnagar, Shah...
  • Congress calls Modi a 'dictator' over his shivering remark 15-04-2014 04:13 PM

    "Har har Modi should be dar dar Modi," Congress on Tuesday said as it mocked at the BJP's PM candidate's statement that the ruling party was "shivering" at the prospect of his coming to power and called him a "dictator". Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi also took a dig at BJP's...
  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • Amit Shah booked in two more cases by UP Police 12-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday registered two cases against Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar for alleged violation of the model code of conduct following a direction of the Election Commission, which has also banned him from campaigning in the state. While one case has been...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark 11-04-2014 09:24 PM

    A case of treason has been filed against Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan by a senior lawyer in a court in Indore, on Friday, for his controversial remarks about 1999 Kargil War. The case was filed in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vinod Kumar Patidar who will...
  • AIWC, AIDWA slam Mulayam Singh Yadav for rape remarks 11-04-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Women's Conference, which has a pan India presence, on Friday condemned Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's remarks on rape, saying the comment amounts to "defending a crime" of the most heinous kind and also encourages "goondaism". "We are shocked and upset with the very...
  • Watch: Twitteratis fume over Mulayam's rape remark 11-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Twitter went abuzz with Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh's rape remark soon after he made the controversial opinion. ...
  • Why should I condemn Mulayam's rape remark: Deve Gowda 11-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday refused to condemn the controversial statement of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav questioning the death penalty for rapists. "He (Mulayam) has got every right. Every political party has got their own views. Why should I condemn anybody?...
  • Mulayam's rape remark shocks young voters 11-04-2014 01:09 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark which stirred a hornet's nest received flak from the young voters in Delhi too. ...
  • Mulayam playing vote bank politics, say Delhiites 11-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Delhi residents criticised Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remark defending rapists saying sometimes boys make mistakes but don't deserve the death penalty. One of the residents said, "Whatever he said was wrong. Every man who rapes a woman should be hanged." Another resident said, "Mulayam believes in vote bank...
  • SP backs Mulayam's rapist remarks, faces criticism from Congress, BJP 11-04-2014 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav got himself embroiled in yet another controversy as he defended rapists saying sometimes boys make mistakes but don't deserve the death penalty which was strongly criticised by his rivals. While addressing a rally in Moradabad, he even went to the extent of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-04-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mulayam's rape shocker: Should the SP chief apologise to the women of India? 10-04-2014 10:34 PM

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • 'Revenge' remark: Amit Shah moves Allahabad HC seeking stay on arrest 09-04-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Amit Shah, close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approached the Allahabad High Court seeking a stay on his arrest. Shah was booked for making controversial speeches in Western Uttar Pradesh last week. At a rally in Shamli, he said the elections...
  • EC tells Sharad Pawar to explain his 'ink' remark by Thursday 24-03-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission said that NCP chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has violated the Model Code of Conduct by his 'ink' remark. The Commission said that Pawar has to explain his remark by 5pm on Thursday failing which a decision will be taken without further reference to...
  • NBA warns Kejriwal, says his charges against media "unsubstantiated" 16-03-2014 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: News Broadcasters Association (NBA) today expressed shock over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's "unsubstantiated" charges against electronic media and warned if the leader and his associates do not exercise caution the= Members of the body will be forced to reconsider coverage of the activities of the party. A statement...
  • Khurshid refuses to apologise for calling Modi 'impotent' 09-03-2014 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has defended his recent controversial comment calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi 'impotent'. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate he refused to apologise for it but said that he was mindful of the the fact that...
  • Media needs to do some introspection: Manish Tewari 25-02-2014 01:45 PM

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari defended Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks on 'crushing media'. He said, "Media too needs to do some introspection. UPA doesn't believe in attacking anyone in media despite the fact that you have been unfair to us." ...
  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape 29-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why...
  • Protests against Kumar Vishwas reaches Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi 22-01-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Agitation against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has gained momentum with the Kerala Nurses Association holding protests outside Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leader KJ Alphons will also be filing a petition against Vishwas before the National Human Rights Commission. Vishwas has come under...
  • Congress ticks off Aiyar for his teaboy remarks against Modi 18-01-2014 10:49 PM

    Congress on Saturday ticked off party leader Manishanker Aiyar for his controversial remarks that the party would welcome Narendra Modi to sell tea at AICC meetings. "The party does not approve of the statement," Congress general secretary Ajay Maken, who is in charge of the media department, told. Aiyar had...
  • Not satisfied with explanation over 'khooni panja' remark: EC to Modi 21-11-2013 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday rapped Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra modi saying that it is not satisfied with the explanation given by him over his 'khooni panja' barb. It has expressed strong disapproval over Modi's remark and also asked him to...
  • Congress complains to EC against Modi for his 'Rahul's mama remark' 18-11-2013 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday filed another complaint against Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with Election Commission for saying UPA's funds came from Rahul's maternal uncle. While addressing a rally at Chhattisgarh, Modi had asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi whether Central funds for...
  • Jairam Ramesh blames media for twisting his statement on Rahul 17-11-2013 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday clarified that he did in no way ask Rahul Gandhi to apologise to the minority community for associating them with Pakistan's secret intelligence service, saying that his comments were twisted by the media. "I didn't say Rahul...
  • Modi says SP's Naresh Agarwal tea vendor remark an insult to poor 14-11-2013 08:29 PM

    Durg (Chhattisgarh): BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has taken on senior Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal who derided Modi over his humble background. Modi hits out at Agarwal saying, "This shows the mentality of the SP leader." Modi, who used to sell tea in childhood,...
  • Congress moves EC against Modi's 'CBI, IM remarks' 13-11-2013 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday moved the Election Commission seeking "firm action" against BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his "CBI and Indian Mujahideen remarks in a rally in UP, alleging they were 'maliciously and mischievously calculated and designed'". Submitting the text of Modi's speech...
  • EC warns Rahul Gandhi, says he should be careful in his poll speeches 13-11-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday expressed displeasure over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks linking Pakistan ISI with Muzaffarnagar riot victims. The Election Commission advised Rahul to be more circumspect in public utterances during election campaigns. "Portions of your speech were not in consonance with letter and spirit...
  • Rahul Gandhi replies to EC notice over ISI remark, denies violating model code 08-11-2013 12:46 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday replied to the Election Commission notice over alleged model code violation with controversial remarks that Pakistan's ISI was in touch with Muzaffarnagar riot victims, denying the charge. Gandhi's reply came in a sealed enveloped to CEC a little ahead of the 11:30am deadline...
  • EC to examine Rahul Gandhi's ISI remark: VS Sampath 30-10-2013 07:57 AM

    Bhopal: The Election Commission is set to examine Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's recent remarks linking the ISI to the Muzaffarnagar riot victims. The action was taken after the Election Commission received a report on Rahul's speech by the collector of Indore where Rahul Gandhi made this statement. Chief Election...