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  • Will pass Jan Lokpal Bill within 15 days of coming to power: Kejriwal 25-12-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: As the President accepted Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's proposal on government formation by Aam Aadmi Party, chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal has said that they will cross all the hurdles and will pass the Jan Lokpal Bill within 15 days. Kejriwal said that there are hurdles in...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigns from Vidisha seat 22-12-2013 06:49 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who won the just concluded Assembly polls from Vidisha and Budhni, has resigned from Vidisha seat, sources said on Sunday. The new state Assembly was constituted last week. Chouhan, who resigned from Vidisha seat on Friday, preferred to retain Budhni - his traditional...
  • Adarsh Commission report tabled in Maharashtra Assembly 20-12-2013 06:43 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government finally tabled the much-awaited report by the two-member Commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam in the state Assembly on Friday. The report was tabled by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with an action taken report (ATR). The Adarsh report has named high profile bureaucrats including...
  • Can Aam Aadmi Party's Mohalla Sabhas work?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey and his journalist co-panelists were dubious in their discussion, on the morning that Delhi went to vote, about mohalla sabhas or neighbourhood...

  • Delhi employees to get paid leave for polling on Wednesday 03-12-2013 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi voters working in the National Capital Region will get a paid leave on December 4 after the Election Commission directed the employers of public and private companies to allow them to exercise their franchise. December 4 has been declared as a public holiday in the national capital...
  • Delhi polls: AAP continues vigil against liquor and cash distribution 03-12-2013 05:40 PM

    With less than 24 hours to go for the Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is continuing its vigil against liquor and cash distribution. The AAP has sent 5 complaints to the election commission on which the EC too has acted. "Democracy is in peril if votes are being...
  • Delhi elections: India's only city state set to vote, all eyes on AAP 03-12-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: The final bugle has been blown, the battle lines drawn and after the high voltage campaign for the throne of the national capital ended, the city is gearing up to cast its vote on the December 4. Nearly 1.12 crore voters will vote at 11,763 polling stations on...
  • Assembly elections cannot determine outcome of 2014 LS polls: Advani 09-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Hoping for a big win for his party in the upcoming Assembly polls, BJP patriarch LK Advani said these elections cannot determine the outcomes of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. He said, "We hope to win in at least 4 states after December 8. But I don't think these elections are...
  • Five Indian-Americans score victories in US polls 08-11-2013 11:44 AM

    Five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday's US polls with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two others winning elections to local bodies. The most significant gains for the Indian American community came in New Jersey where Kolkata-born Raj Mukherji scored a victory in the 33rd district...
  • AAP welcomes SC order on disqualification of convicted MPs: Kejriwal 10-07-2013 11:41 PM

    The Supreme Court in a landmark verdict on Wednesday ruled that a lawmaker convicted in a criminal case by any court will lose the membership of either Parliament or state Assembly as the case may be the moment he or she gets convicted. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said the move...
  • US: Great grandson of Gandhi elected to Kansas State Assembly 11-11-2012 10:15 AM

    Washington: A great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi has been elected to a State Assembly in the United Stated during the general elections held on November 6. Shanti Gandhi, 72, contesting as a Republican Party candidate, defeated his Democratic rival Theodore "Ted" Ensley by nine percentage points for the Kansas's 52nd Assembly...
  • Bihar State Assembly passes Lokayukta Bill 07-12-2011 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Bihar State Assembly on Wednesday passed Lokayukta Bill. Earlier, the Nitish Kumar government on December 1 approved the Bihar Lokayukta Bill, 2011. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Principal Secretary (Cabinet Coordination and Secretariat). The state government...
  • Scripted for success: Mamata's life on stage 19-05-2011 12:33 PM

    Kolkata: A defiance born from the rough and tumble of the streets, a long struggle against an entrenched power system, a stunning blow to the world's longest serving elected Communist government...the script of Mamata Banerjee's life would do any Greek dramatist proud. It will now be depicted in a jatra,...
  • CNN-IBN got post poll projections right! 14-05-2011 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Now that the results for the just concluded assembly elections are available, it is time to examine the post poll predictions for CNN-IBN-The Week. This analysis is written by Rajeeva Karandikar Director, Chennai Mathematical institute.Given below is the comparison between the predicted seats and the actual outcome for...
  • Artist Mamata at work a day before poll results 12-05-2011 08:30 PM

    A relaxed Mamata Banerjee painting in her office a day before state assembly election results. ...
  • Bengal braces for miracle, Left for its last day 12-05-2011 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: In less than 24 hours, from Tala Park in Kolkata to Arcadia in California, people will start witnessing the beating retreat of the worlds longest-serving elected Left government. Eyes will be glued to television screens, online traffic will jump manifold. On the eve of the most anticipated transition...
  • Cases against D Napoleon, 2 MLAs 10-03-2011 02:02 PM

    Chennai: Cases have been filed against Union minister D Napoleon and two legislators from Tamil Nadu for alleged violation of model code of conduct, which is in force for the April 13 elections to the state Assembly. State Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar said, a case had been filed against...
  • BJP demands removal of Omar as Kashmir CM 07-10-2010 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the removal of Omar Abdullah as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir following his controversial statement in the state Assembly on Wednesday. Omar had said, "J&K had not merged with the Union but acceded to it under an agreement. The Kashmir...
  • Ruckus in J&K assembly over Omar's remarks 07-10-2010 12:40 PM

    Srinagar: There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Thursday as opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Panthers Party legislators tore papers and snatched mikes to protest Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's speech a day earlier. The legislators, who gathered near the speaker's podium, were marshalled out of the House....
  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly over Omar's remarks 07-10-2010 11:50 AM

    MLAs protest Omar's statement asking leaders to desist from harping on Kashmir is an integral part of India. ...