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  • Asha Bhosle, Sharad Pawar's wax statues unveiled in Mumbia 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Legendary singer Asha Bhosle says she gets immense satisfaction when her songs soothe the listeners in their times of hardship. "This satisfaction gives me more peace than earning money," said Bhosle, speaking at a function to inaugurate her wax statue, made by Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum. NCP chief Sharad Pawar's...
  • No name, flag or symbol but Janata Parivar merges, forms new party, names Mulayam chief 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India has got another political party with six outfits which splintered from the erstwhile Janata Dal coming together once again to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party juggernaut. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been named the National President of the new party which is yet to...
  • Padma awards must be stopped: Sharad Yadav 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After alleging that Padma awards are given to "dishonest" people, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Monday stoked a fresh controversy by demanding that the practice be stopped as it "discriminates" against a vast majority of people. "It must be stopped. This (Padma awards) is only for a fistful of...
  • Even I was under government watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar 1 week ago

    Nashik: Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago. Setting off a political...
  • Sharad Pawar bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project 1 week ago

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday came out in support of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra's Konkan region and said BJP should persuade its ally Shiv Sena to support the mega project. An agreement on moving forward on the stalled nuclear project was among the 17...
  • Padma awards given only to 'dishonest' people: Sharad Yadav 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Padma awards are given only to the "dishonest" and those from the upper echelons of society, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav said and asked socialist-minded people to spurn the honour, in remarks that could stoke a controversy. "Samajwadi people (Socialists) should spurn Padmashri and Padmabhushan(uspe laat maarna chahiye). These awards are...
  • Rains hit crops: Affected farmers should be given immediate compensation, says Sharad Yadav April 8, 2015

    Reacting on the damaged crops due to unseasonal rains, Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav said, "Immediate compensation should be given to the affected farmers. The compensation of last year are given this year. There should be an all party meeting called." ...
  • Caste politics in Bihar: RJD workers 'purify' Ram Manohar Lohia's statue after Manjhi garlands it April 6, 2015

    Patna: Caste politics continues to dominate Bihar as Rashtriya Janata Dal workers performed a purification ritual after former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi garlanded the statue of freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia in Supaul. The Janata Dal United has hit out at the RJD for the move. "We condemn this move....
  • Merger of Janata Parivar could be announced next week: Sharad Yadav March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-talked-about merger of Janata Parivar could be announced next week as most of the major issues have been ironed out, JD(U) on Sunday said. "The merger is bound to happen and it will happen sooner than later," JD(U) president Sharad Yadav said. Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose party has...
  • Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi says he is still with JDU but hints at post-poll alliance with any party March 20, 2015

    Unsure of his political future but keen to exploit the sympathy he gained as a Dalit leader, former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is likely to use his support base to drive a hard bargain with the current Janata Dal United leadership while keeping all his options open. Even as Manjhi...
  • Sharad Yadav regrets remarks on Smriti Irani, says has a lot of respect March 18, 2015

    After much controversy, Rajya Sabha member Sharad Yadav on Wednesday expressed regret over his retort to Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The issue was raised by Leader of House Arun Jaitley, who asked Yadav to clarify on his remarks reported in the newspapers while these have been expunged from...
  • News 360: United Opposition marches against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill March 17, 2015

    High drama was witnessed on the streets of the national capital as Opposition parties unitedly undertook a protest march against the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on Tuesday. MPs from 14 opposition parties marched from Parliament to Rashtraparti Bhavan. ...
  • JDU chief Sharad Yadav's daughter defends her father's sexist remarks, asks why should he apologise March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav sparked a controversy in Parliament by commenting on the skin colour of south Indian women during the insurance bill debate on Friday, his daughter Suhasini Bundela has defended him. Speaking to CNN-IBN Suhasini said that her father has not said anything...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 16, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor March 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Sonia, Manmohan, leaders of 10 parties to march against Land Bill on Tuesday March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Giving a message of larger opposition unity, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh will march with leaders of at least 10 parties from Parliament House to President House on Tuesday and submit a memorandum against the new Land Bill. The march is being coordinated by...
  • News 360: Middleman in AgustaWestland chopper scam spent crores on travel of IAF officials March 16, 2015

    Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. ...
  • Woman MPs demand apology over sexist remarks but Sharad Yadav defiant March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Sexist comments made by Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav last week created uproar in Parliament with women MPs demanding an apology from him. A defiant Yadav, however, refused to apologise claiming that he never disrespected women. "I want to say that in India, women with dark complexion...
  • 'Snooping' on Rahul, Yadav's sexist remarks, jeans clad MPs - non issues dominate Parliament question hour March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On Monday, non-issues dominated the question hour in both the houses of the Parliament. The Janata Dal United (JDU) president Sharad Yadav's remark on the beauty of South Indian women, the alleged spying of Delhi police on Rahul Gandhi and Goa government's dropping of Gandhi Jayanti from the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob. ...
  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Farmer suicides despite Modi's chai pe charcha assurance: NCP March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared stage with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, the NCP on Wednesday attacked him over the suicide of a farmer in Vidarbha region, saying he was forced to kill himself as he did not get any relief from his debts despite Modi's promise at...
  • I was not supposed to contest BCCI elections, says Sharad Pawar March 2, 2015

    Chennai, Mar 2 (PTI) Seasoned politician Sharad Pawar, who was forced to pull out of the the race for president's post at the BCCI elections, said on Monday that the poll outcome has shown that the powerful cricketing body was not solely controlled by N Srinivasan. "I am quite happy with...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president for the second time March 2, 2015

    Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected as the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president, replacing Narayanaswami Srinivasan, in the board's annual general meeting in Chennai on Monday, more than a decade after he last held the top job. Apart from Dalmiya, the other new entrants are...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya set to return as BCCI president March 2, 2015

    Veteran cricket administrator and former ICC president Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to return as the Board for Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president, replacing N Srinivasan, in the board's annual general meeting on Monday, more than a decade after he last held the top job. The road for Dalmiya...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra March 1, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Anchal Vohra on India @ 9. ...
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar slams Modi government for 'giving benefit' to industrialists March 1, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday criticised Narendra Modi-led BJP government for giving benefit to a section of industrialists at the cost of ordinary people. "Nobody at the top is thinking about the people. They say one thing, do something else. They are out to please a few....
  • BCCI elections: Srinivasan stumps Pawar with Dalmiya March 1, 2015

    It's turning out to be a battle royale between BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Indian cricket's strongman Sharad Pawar, who desperately wants to regain control of the country's cricket board. The stage is set for a Srinivasan vs Pawar battle at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting despite both men not in...
  • Srinivasan not to contest but suspense over BCCI presidential polls continues February 28, 2015

    Chennai: With just two days to go for the Cricket Board's much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest as the suspense mounts on who will be the next President of the cash-rich body. With Srinivasan not contesting the much-postponed...
  • Pawar's decision on contesting BCCI election likely by Feb 27 February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The suspense over Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) president Sharad Pawar contesting the Cricket Board's election on March 2 is likely to end on February 27, according to MCA sources. "Indications are he will contest (for the president-ship of BCCI). He's expected to decide on February 27 whether he will contest...