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  • IPL fever hits UAE; tickets for opening games sold out 15-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Dubai: With the opening match of IPL only a day away, the excitement among sports enthusiasts in the United Arab Emirates has reached fever pitch with the first four games of the season, as well as the double header here on 25 April, already being sold out. There are, however,...
  • 2.57 million World Cup tickets allocated to fans 02-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Over 2.57 million tickets for the 2014 World Cup have already been allocated through all sales phases and channels to date, soccer's world governing body FIFA announced Tuesday. The second period of the sales closed on Tuesday with a total of 301,929 tickets sold for the 345,000 tickets originally available....
  • Snapshot: Denied AAP ticket, angry leader shaves off half of his moustache, beard; tours Allahabad on a mule 31-03-2014 08:12 PM

    Making his anger public after being denied Lok Sabha ticket by the Aam Aadmi Party, Sunil Choudhary shaved off half of his moustache, beard and toured the streets of Allahabad on a mule. Carrying a broom in his hand, Choudhary criticised the party on the ticket distribution process and even...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai 26-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons...
  • BJP Barmer row simmers, Jaswant's MLA son to skip Vasundhara meet 23-03-2014 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: With reports abuzz about Jaswant Singh quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday, his son and Barmer MLA Manavendra Singh has decided not to attend a meeting called by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Barmer Lok Sabha seat row. While the BJP snubbed the veteran leader...
  • AAP axes its two office bearers as they demand cash for LS ticket 23-03-2014 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, there is a crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party over the ticket distribution and workers are mounting their anger against party chief Arvind Kejriwal. AAP rebels will be protesting at Jantar Mantar in the national capital even as Kejriwal is scheduled to...
  • Shiv Sena leader Mohan Rawale joins NCP 21-03-2014 03:46 PM

    Mumbai: The exodus of Shiv Sena leaders to Nationalist Congress Party continues in Maharashtra. The latest Sena cadre to defect is Mohan Rawale. The former five-time Shiv Sena MP joined the NCP on Friday. He had represented Mumbai South Central five times. Rawale was expelled from the Shiv Sena after...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Ticket distribution triggers protests within Chhattisgarh Congress 21-03-2014 12:10 PM

    Infighting and protests have broken out within the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. While supporters of former Union Minister, the late Vidyacharan Shukla are enraged over the denial of ticket to his daughter Pratibha Pandey, some senior leaders have parted...
  • Sriramulu features in BJP's seventh list, Bappi Lahiri gets Srerampur 21-03-2014 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday released its seventh list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The controversial candidature of B Sriramulu featured in BJP's latest list. He has been given a ticket from Bellary in Karnataka. Musician Bappi Lahiri who recently joined the BJP will be...
  • Shameful that Muzaffarnagar riots accused given LS tickets, says ex-Justice Rajinder Sachar 20-03-2014 08:19 AM

    Former Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar on Wednesday termed as "shameful" the act of political parties giving Lok Sabha tickets to Muzaffarnagar riots accused. "This is shameful and unfortunate. People who have been prosecuted have been put up to fight Lok Sabha elections. This shows the psychology (of the parties)," Sachar...
  • LS polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution, BJP workers protest at party office in Ballia 19-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Unhappy over the distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers staged a demonstration at the party office and in Ballia on Wednesday. Even as Congress MP Jagdambika Pal joined BJP in New Delhi, party workers from his constituency Domariyaganj and nearby areas continued their sit-in at party...
  • Ramdev has nothing to do with party's ticket distribution, says BJP 19-03-2014 03:53 PM

    BJP on Wednesday refuted media reports about Ramdev pitching for his own favourites to be fielded by the saffron party in the Lok Sabha polls, saying the yoga guru had nothing to do with party's ticket distribution process. "Ramdev is a nationalist whose heart beats for the country. He has...
  • Read: Congress's third list of 58 candidates for Lok Sabha elections 18-03-2014 09:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its much anticipated third list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections. The party released 58 names this time. While the Congress fielded Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot from Ajmer, senior party leader in Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi has been given a ticket from Mahasamund....
  • Congress snubs Suresh Kalmadi, gives Pune ticket to Vishwajeet Kadam 18-03-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Taking note of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's objection to give election ticket to tainted leaders, the party snubbed Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi and fielded Vishwajeet Kadam in Pune. Kalmadi is a sitting MP from Pune. Rahul Gandhi, who is heading the Congress poll campaign, had...
  • Gujarat model of development should be followed in the rest of the country, says Babul Supriyo 18-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Kolkata: Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo, who will contest for the Asansol Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal on a BJP ticket, Monday ridiculed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying he was not fit for politics. The voice behind a number of hit Bollywood songs, Supriyo urged voters to bring a single...
  • LS polls: Shiv Sena spokesperson Rahul Narvekar jumps ship, joins NCP 17-03-2014 04:10 PM

    Mumbai: In a huge blow to the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Rahul Narvekar, the Sena spokesperspon joined arch rival Nationalist Congress Party ahead of Lok Sabha polls. Sources say that Narvekar was upset with the Shiv Sena as he was asked by the party high command to withdraw his candidature...
  • BJP workers protest after riot-accused Sangeet Som denied LS ticket, burn Rajnath's effigy 17-03-2014 12:03 PM

    Scores of BJP workers and supporters of riot-accused MLA Sangeet Som burnt effigy of party president Rajnath Singh in Muzaffarnagar in protest against denial of Lok Sabha ticket to the legislator. The protesters, mostly belonging to the Rajput dominated villages of Dahod, Fahimpur, Pamnawli, Mujahidpur gathered at Madkarimpur village to...
  • Satyanarayan Sharma's supporters ransack Cong office after party denies him Raipur LS ticket 17-03-2014 08:27 AM

    Supporters of veteran Congress leader Satyanarayan Sharma on Sunday ransacked the party office in Raipur, enraged over not giving him ticket for Raipur Lok Sabha seat. Around 50 supporters of Sharma reached the party office in the afternoon and started raising slogans against PCC chief Bhupesh Baghel, accusing him of...
  • Jaitley criticises Sushma for tweeting against Sriramulu's re-induction 15-03-2014 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley indirectly hit out at party leader Sushma Swaraj for opposing the re-induction of BSR Congress leader B Sriramulu into the party. Jaitley said that the leaders must not divert attention from larger issues. He has reportedly raised the issue at the...
  • 'She was speeding': Toddler driving a toy convertible pulled over by the police for reckless driving, given a $4 'ticket' 15-03-2014 03:08 PM

    It's the moment every driver dreads. But this two-year-old stood her ground quite firmly when the police drew up beside her tiny toy convertible and handed her a $4 ticket for speeding, the Daily Mail reported. Two-year-old Za'Dariyah was driving her small pedal car outside her Florida apartment complex when...
  • Congress second list of candidates out, Bansal to contest from Chandigarh 13-03-2014 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday came out with its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Of the 71 candidates named in the new list, the Congress has given tickets to 'tainted' leaders like former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Veerappa Moily and Subodh Kant Sahay. While...
  • CPI announces candidates for 3 Lok Sabha seats 12-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Rajasthan CPI unit, which will fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections under the banner of Rajasthan Loktantrik Morcha, on Wednesday announced the names of its three candidates. D K Changani, Meghraj Tawad and Radha Bhandari would contest from Jaipur, Udaipur and Chittorgarh Parliamentary seats respectively, party state secretary Tara Singh...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Modi may not contest from Varanasi 12-03-2014 07:43 PM

    Jusr a month before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP's presidential candidate may not contest elections from Varanasi constituency. According to the sources, Modi is still likely to field from UP's stronghold, Allahabad or Lucknow if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. While the BJP is still...
  • AAP tickets were all pre-decided, alleges Ashwini Kumar 05-03-2014 07:51 PM

    In fresh dissidence in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), National Council member Ashwini Kumar on Wednesday alleged that most of the Lok Sabha tickets were "pre-decided" and given to candidates who have an association with Ford Foundation. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Kumar, who also claimed to be...
  • JDU MLC Devesh Chandra Thakur denied Lok Sabha ticket, quits party 03-03-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Nearly two weeks after he resigned from the post of party spokesperson for the JDU, Bihar Legislative Council member Devesh Chandra Thakur today resigned from the primary membership of the party. Sources say he quit after being denied a Lok Sabha ticket. Thakur had served as a minister...
  • Not in favour of tickets for politicians' kin: Rahul Gandhi 25-02-2014 03:34 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he was not in favour of family members of politicians getting party tickets to contest polls. "I am not in favour of giving tickets to family members of Congress leaders and want to change this trend," Gandhi said during an interaction with...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi's anti-corruption plank carry credibility? 24-02-2014 10:14 PM

    The Congress party has sparked off a controversy by giving Lok Sabha tickets to the ministers who have been accused of corruption. The party which was trying to portray itself as the one fighting corruption is now defending its decision of giving Lok Sabha tickets to Suresh Kalmadi and Ashok...
  • Cong to push anti-graft ordinance, but may give Kalmadi, Chavan LS tickets 24-02-2014 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: Acting on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's wish list, the UPA government is taking the ordinance route to push through more anti-corruption legislations ahead of the general elections. While an ordinance could be brought later this week, CNN-IBN has learnt that the Congress is also considering giving tickets...
  • AAP's selection not transparent, alleges ticket aspirant 18-02-2014 05:05 PM

    A city builder, an aspirant for AAP Lok Sabha nomination, on Tuesday alleged that the candidate selection process of the party was not "transparent and honest." "I am disillusioned with AAP which is making a farce of democratic system of candidate selection while the nominees are pre-determined," D S Kulkarni,...