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  • LS polls phase 6: Voting for 349 seats over, high voter turnout in TN, WB 24-04-2014 09:44 PM

    New Delhi: The second biggest phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections witnessed a brisk polling in most of the 117 seats on Thursday. With this phase, voting for 349 out of the 543 Lok Sabha seats has been completed, leaving only the last three phases. The polling took place...
  • Vidisha: EC removes SDM after Congress accuses BJP of booth-capturing 24-04-2014 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday removed the Vidisha Sub-District Magistrate on a complaint filed by Congress candidate Lakshman Singh. Lakshman, the brother of senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, had accused the BJP of booth-capturing attempts. Lakshman Singh is contesting from the Vidisha seat against BJP's Sushma Swaraj. Speaking...
  • Next PM should not worry about few industrialists: Lord Paul 24-04-2014 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: NRI-industrialist Lord Swaraj Paul has hoped that the new Prime Minister will "not worry" about a "few industrialists" and run a government that thinks for the poor. "We are present here at the time of the elections which is a great time because it is the largest democracy...
  • LS polls: 64 pc voting in 10 constituencies of MP in final phase 24-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Bhopal: A turnout of 64.4 per cent was recorded till 6 pm across ten Lok Sabha constituencies in the final phase of elections in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, amid reports of a boycott at a village in Khargone district. The total average polling in the entire state over three phases...
  • 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: MP records 64 per cent voter turnout 24-04-2014 12:06 AM

    Madhya Pradesh will see its final round of balloting on Thursday as 10 Lok Sabha constituencies will go to the polls. As many as 118 candidates are in the fray in the final phase. Of the state's 29 Lok Sabha constituencies, voting for 19 seats was completed in the first...
  • Stage set for polling in Madhya Pradesh; Sushma Swaraj in fray 23-04-2014 09:12 PM

    Bhopal: All arrangements have been made for voting in ten Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday in the third and final phase of polling which will decide the fate of prominent candidates like Sushma Swaraj, Sumitra Mahajan and Kantilal Bhuria. The seats where polling will be held from...
  • 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...
  • Modi-RSS can't survive without polarisation, says Digvijaya Singh 23-04-2014 12:29 PM

    Bhopal: The General Secretary of the Congress Digvijaya Singh said that BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi and RSS can't survive without polarizing the country on religious line. Speaking to IBN7 he said, "Modi and the RSS can't survive in politics without polarisation. Initially they talk about the nation and development...
  • LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha 23-04-2014 11:01 AM

    Bhopal: 'Abki Baar, Bhajapa Sarkar' (BJP government this time around) - Vidisha constituency of Madhya Pradesh is perhaps one of the rare constituencies where one can hear this slogan - a slogan which is very dear to the hearts of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj,...
  • Show Me The Money: Sushma Swaraj's total assets valued over 14 crores 17-04-2014 09:19 AM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has cash reserves of Rs 1.2 lakh and her investments and bank deposits are valued at Rs 5.7 crore. She and her husband have Rs 24.4 lakh worth of jewellery. She has properties in Haryana, Delhi and Mumbai valued at Rs 8.3 Crore. The total...
  • Sushma scraps poll rally after BJP workers fail to receive her 15-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday cancelled an election meeting in a Madhya Pradesh town after no local party leader came to receive her at the helipad. According to a report published in Hindustan Times, Swaraj was slated to address a rally at Shivpuri in Guna parliamentary seat, where...
  • BJP complaints to EC about Mistry's 'good news' remarks 13-04-2014 10:55 PM

    Ahmedabad: BJP complained to the Election Commission in Ahmedabad on Sunday, seeking action against Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Vadodara Madhusudan Mistry for his alleged "loose and vulgar statements" against Sushma Swaraj. "Madhusudan Mistry has crossed all permissible limits of law by making loose and vulgar statements against the dignity...
  • People will reply to inflation, corruption with votes: Sushma Swaraj 09-04-2014 11:24 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said people of the country were fed up with the anti-people policies of the UPA government led by Congress, and will give it a befitting reply over inflation and corruption through the ballot. "People are fed up with the anti-people policies of the...
  • Campaign ends in Delhi, polls on April 10 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    The high-voltage campaigning for the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital that saw newbie Aam Aadmi Party foraying into parliamentary contest to be held on April 10 came to an end on Tuesday. On the last day of campaign, all the top players, BJP, Congress and AAP held...
  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi, takes on BJP in mining heartland 04-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Taking potshots at Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused him of ignoring corruption in BJP-ruled states while harping on graft and trashed his "Congress free India" slogan, saying those who thought so themselves were wiped out. Launching an offensive against BJP in the mining heartland of Bellary, Gandhi tore...
  • Odisha: Sonia Gandhi to address rally on April 5, Sushma's visit on April 10 04-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally on Saturday and on April 10 in Odisha, party sources said on Friday. "Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a public meeting tomorrow at Khariar in Nuapada district," said Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Jaydev Jena. Gandhi is also scheduled to...
  • Expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel to fight Vidisha poll against Sushma Swaraj 04-04-2014 11:28 AM

    The contest for the high-profile Vidisha Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh has taken an interesting turn with expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel filing his nomination as an Independent against sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj and Congress' Laxman Singh. Patel, said to be close to Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh,...
  • Sushma Swaraj to file her nomination from Vidisha today 04-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Vidisha: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj will file her nomination from Vidisha on Friday. She is the sitting MP from the constituency. Sushma Swaraj will face Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's brother Lakshman Singh, who is Congress's candidate from the constituency. Lakshman Singh has said that he will defeat Sushma....
  • Lok Sabha election blog: April 4 04-04-2014 07:27 AM

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  • Nagma clarifies her stance on slapping youth at election rally for molestation 02-04-2014 06:40 PM

    On reports that she slapped a youth during an election rally last week when he tried to come too close to her, Nagma said that she was just trying to push him. She also accused her opponents' for creating disturbances during her rallies and meetings. Asked if she is getting...
  • Sushma, union ministers among heavyweights in LS poll ring 31-03-2014 06:26 PM

    A number of stalwarts including Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia are in the fray from Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Parliamentary polls. Sushma, who hails from Haryana, is contesting the polls from Vidisha constituency from where she had won...
  • Sushma Swaraj a 'hawa hawai' candidate: Jaiwardhan Singh 30-03-2014 10:10 PM

    Vidisha: Congress MLA Jaiwardhan Singh on Sunday said sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj has "neglected" people of her constituency for long, which has affected development of the area. "Sushma Swaraj has neglected people of Vidisha. She is a leader who has not spent much of her time in her constituency...
  • Sushma Swaraj could be next deputy PM: Surendra Patwa 27-03-2014 03:40 PM

    In a remark which could ruffle some feathers in the BJP ahead of the general elections, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Minister Surendra Patwa said that Sushma Swaraj could be the future deputy prime minister if voted to power at the Centre. The Minister said on Wednesday at a meeting at Badi...
  • Rajnath counters Sushma, says decision on Jaswant taken by CEC 25-03-2014 04:47 PM

    Contradicting his party colleague Sushma Swaraj, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday suggested that Jaswant Singh was denied ticket from Barmer after the Central Election Committee discussed the issue and that the step was taken due to certain "political compulsions". Rajnath Singh said Jaswant Singh could not be nominated despite...
  • Rajnath Singh counters Sushma, says decision on Jaswant taken by CEC 25-03-2014 04:03 PM

    Contradicting his party colleague Sushma Swaraj, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday suggested that Jaswant Singh was denied ticket from Barmer after the Central Election Committee discussed the issue and that the step was taken due to certain "political compulsions". Rajnath Singh said Jaswant Singh could not be nominated despite...
  • Sushma Swaraj would be a better PM than Modi: Digvijaya 25-03-2014 02:31 PM

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj would be a much better Prime Minister than Narendra Modi, the official nominee of BJP for the top post. "I say that Sushma would be a much better Prime Minister than Modi due to...
  • Narendra Modi to address 185 rallies 25-03-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address 185 "Bharat Vijay rallies" across the country beginning March 26, a party leader said on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Modi will address 185 rallies in 295 Lok Sabha constituencies from Wednesday. He said apart from Modi,...