RIFT

  • AAP rift: Yogendra Yadav unhappy with Sisodia's letters being leaked June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within Aam Aadmi Party is getting murkier with new developments taking place every hour ahead of the national executive meeting on Friday afternoon. After party leader Manish Sisodia's letter to Yogendra Yadav accusing him of targeting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal surfaced earlier in the morning, it...
  • Tiff? What tiff? Karan Johar parties with SRK's wife Gauri; posts photo on Twitter April 4, 2014

    Of late, rumours of a rift between good friends Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar have been making rounds in the gossip columns. The reason was said to be Khan's absence from the season four of Johar's popular chat show, 'Koffee With Karan'. But amidst the rumours, Johar posted...
  • Miley Cyrus stops following beau Liam Hemsworth on Twitter September 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus has stopped following fiance Liam Hemsworth on Twitter, indicating that things are perhaps not smooth between them once again. The couple have been facing a rough patch for some time. This time Hemsworth's link-up with actress January Jones is said to be the reason behind the rift,...
  • No rift in party over Modi: Rajnath Singh September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid hectic efforts to convince L K Advani to give up his opposition to Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial candidate, BJP president Rajnath Singh Thursday said there was no rift in the party over the issue. "There is no problem. I want to say," Singh said here when asked...
  • Syria war widens rift between Shi'ite clergy in Iraq, Iran July 21, 2013

    Najaf: The civil war in Syria is widening a rift between top Shi'ite Muslim clergy in Iraq and Iran who have taken opposing stands on whether or not to send followers into combat on President Bashar alAssad's side. Competition for leadership of the Shi'ite community has intensified since the USled invasion...
  • BJP intensifies appeasement efforts as threat of split with JD(U) looms June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yet again indicated its desire to keep the National Democratic Alliance intact by saying that it wished for continued support from bitter ally Janata Dal (United). The statement by Bihar BJP chief Mangal Pandey came hours after it was claimed that Chief Minister...
  • The Italian marines issue may mar India's image: M K Bhadrakumar March 19, 2013

    Is the India-Italy rift set to get wider? M K Bhadrakumar, former diplomat and foreign policy expert shared his perspective with IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Does the Vienna Convention provide that a diplomat committing a criminal act within the meanings of the laws of foreign...
  • No public truce with Salman Khan, says Shah Rukh November 16, 2012

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh confessed to having differences with Salman and said a patchup would take some time. ...
  • Kerala: LDF fails to cash in on 'Emerging' rift in UDF September 18, 2012

    Kochi: Even as there is an evident rift within the UDF and the government following the Emerging Kerala investors meet, the Opposition has failed to cash in on the opportunity. Though there were some hue and cry over the meet, none of the Opposition parties could come up with solid...
  • Fabregas denies having problems with Vilanova September 5, 2012

    Madrid: FC Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has ruled out any hint of problems with new coach Tito Vilanova. Although he has started his side's three BBVA Primera Liga matches this season, Fabregas, who joined Barca from Arsenal a season ago, was substitute in his side's two Spanish Super Cup matches against...
  • BJP rift: Rajnath Singh backs LK Advani June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh said he agreed with senior leader LK Advani's remarks on party president Nitin Gadkari and the mood within the party. "Advaniji is the seniormost leader of the BJP and I accept whatever he says with all regards to him," Rajnath...
  • Dhoni denies rift with Sehwag February 25, 2012

    India skipper MS Dhoni clarified there is no rift between him and Virender Sehwag, putting an end to the last few tumultuous days in the Indian cricket. ...
  • No rift in Team India, says MS Dhoni February 25, 2012

    Sydney: After days of intense speculation, India skipper MS Dhoni has now come out and denied that there is any rift in Team India, claiming there are no differences between him and Virender Sehwag. It had appeared that the rotation policy adopted by the Indian management in the ongoing triseries was...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? February 24, 2012

    CNNIBN EditorInChief Rajdeep Sardesai asks why we are reluctant to the accept the idea that the seniors are being rotated, in the light of the uproar caused by MS Dhoni's comments on the issue. ...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? February 24, 2012

    Hello and welcome once again to DRS where I, in a freewheeling manner, talk about issues relating to the world of cricket. And what would cricket be without controversies? The latest of course, being reports of a rift in the team. Between Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the one side and...
  • Team manager denies DhoniSehwag rift February 24, 2012

    Sydney: After the BCCI, now the India team manager has denied there is any rift in the Indian team, rubbishing speculation over differences between MS Dhoni and Virender Sehwag on the reasons for following the muchdiscussed rotation policy adopted by the Indian management. Even as reports came in that the BCCI...
  • TN: First family rift ties DMK up in knots February 20, 2012

    TIRUCHY: A marriage in former minister K N Nehrus family, which as expected was graced by the bigwigs of the DMK, gave an indication of the growing conflict within the partyquite the contrast to recent statements issued by the headquarters accusing a section of the media of finding nonexistent fissures...
  • 2G: Why is no minister willing to take responsibility? September 29, 2011

    If the seniormost bureaucrat in the country has seen the note, why call it the work of a junior bureaucrat? ...
  • 2G: PM calls up Chidambaram, counsels patience September 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources have told CNNIBN that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Home Minister P Chidambaram and told him that he has faith in his integrity. Manmohan Singh also speak to Pranab Mukherjee over the Finance Ministry note suggesting chidambaram could have prevented the 2G scam. Congress defends Chidambaram Earlier, the...
  • Lokpal panel meetings a waste of time: Anna June 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The rift within the Lokpal Bill draft committee continues to widen. The civil society and the government representatives who form the committee may have agreed to disagree but on Thursday the claws came out. Anna Hazare has accused the government of trying to bring a toothless Lokpal and...
  • BJD's betrayal, a major poll issue in Orissa: Sushma March 18, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: The BJP in Orissa will make the betrayal of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in breaking the alliance as a major poll plank in the coming Assembly election, party's senior leader Sushma Swaraj announced on Tuesday. Sushma Swaraj, who launched the party's election campaign at a massive rally in...
  • Temple trouble lays bare Modi, Sangh Parivar rift November 21, 2008

    Gandhinagar (Gujarat): The demolition drive has revealed an open rift between Hindutva's poster boy and saffron outfits. VHP President, Ashok Singhal said, "During the Islamic rule, temples were broken down in large numbers and the aim was Islamisation of the country. What do you want to do?" These angry words sum...
  • Ram rift a major threat to UPA alliance September 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The cracks in the UPA have begun to show. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M Karunanidhi, has minced no words in deploring the Centre's flipflop on the Sethusamudram project. Karunanidhi has done this even though he knows that the decision to withdraw the controversial ASI affidavit was taken on Congress...
  • SenaBJP row over Pratibha Patil, Cong rejoices July 16, 2007

    New Delhi: As Maharashtra Assembly's Monsoon Session begins on Monday, the Opposition seems divided and weak. At the customary tea party hosted by the Chief Minister for MLAs, Vilasrao Deshmukh looked completely relaxed and he has a reason to look so for the Opposition alliance partners in Maharashtra Assembly BJP...
  • JD(S)BJP's sweet & sour marriage May 1, 2007

    Bangalore: Its a political Russian roulette in Karnataka as the Congress tries to exploit the uneasy calm in the JD(S)BJP coalition. Speculation is rife again on how long Karnataka's JD(S)BJP coalition government will last. This comes in the wake of former chief minister Dharam Singh's remark two days ago...
  • Rajasthan: Judiciary takes on Govt April 6, 2007

    Jaipur The rift between the judiciary and the legislature is widening in Rajasthan. The Rajasthan High Court has issued show cause notice to the government against holding defamatory discussions on the character of judges and the judiciary in the Assembly. The buzz is about a judiciary versus legislature standoff in...
  • Eto'o, Ronaldinho put rift behind February 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Samuel Eto'o and Ronaldinho made a public display of reconciliation by embracing as Barcelona tried on Wednesday to heal the rifts caused by the Cameroon striker's recent outburst. The teammates hugged each other at the start of training, a day after Eto'o had criticised the Brazilian playmaker and...
  • Kerala CPIM rift reaches grassroot January 31, 2007

    Thiruvanathapuram: The factionalism in CPI M in Kerala is now more acute than ever before. What started as infighting among the top brass has now reached the grassroot level. Seventyyearold Narayanan has been a Marxist all his life. But now this farmer from Muhamma in Alappuzha district is disappointed with...
  • Lee, Hesh put rift behind, start afresh December 6, 2006

    Doha: The Leander PaesMahesh Bhupathi saga is like a never ending soap opera. While it is no secret that Paes and Bhupathi don't see eye to eye but after India crashed out of the team event at Doha in the very first round losing to Chinese Taipei, it was clear that...
  • PaesHesh 'ego war' out in the open December 5, 2006

    Doha: What's brewing between Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi? Is there an 'ego war' going on between the two? Is it, in fact, overshadowing a nation's tryst for excellence in tennis at the Doha Asiad? These are the questions everyone is asking after what seemed to be an ego war between...