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  • AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal wins TIME 100 readers’ poll 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has won the readers' poll for the 2014 TIME 100, TIME's annual list of people who influenced the world this past year. According to the poll, Kejriwal has received a total of 261,114 "yes" votes from readers...
  • BJP slams St. Xavier's College's Principal, says his action wrong 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    A day before Mumbai votes, Principal of the city's prestigious Xavier's College Dr Frazer Mascarenhas has sparked off a controversy by writing an e-mail to his students. However, BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that if a teacher is comparing different states in order to influence the minds of students, it...
  • Congress is confused about its poll campaign, strategy: BJP 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress of being confused about its poll campaign and strategy as its top leadership continued to launch personal attacks on BJP leaders while resenting such attacks on their own leaders. "There is utter confusion in the Congress war room. Their strategy is...
  • Stage set for polling in Madhya Pradesh; Sushma Swaraj in fray 5 hours 27 minutes ago

    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 5 hours 33 minutes ago

    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...
  • BJP supporters beat up AAP leader Somnath Bharti during a TV show 7 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After vitriolic speeches by politicians, the Lok Sabha election campaign has turned violent. In a blatant display of muscle power a group of people claiming to be Bharatiya Janata Party supporters beat up Aam Aadmi Party leader Somnath Bharti during the filming of a television show on India...
  • Priyanka takes a dig at BJP for giving everything to one man 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party saying, "There is a thinking that is prevailing that says concentrate on single person. Everything should be given to one single person." ...
  • Don't approve of Ilmi's remarks, AAP doesn't practise politics of religion: Kejriwal 8 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejrial on Wednesday said he did not approve of colleague Shazia Ilmi's remarks on Muslims. Ilmi was caught on camera telling a group of Muslim leaders that they should try and be communal, instead of secular. "Shazia Ilmi shouldn't have said what she...
  • Jaswant should have accepted party's decision: Rajnath 8 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jaswant Singh should have accepted the decision of not fielding him from Barmer in Rajasthan as the issue of ticket could not be the yardstick of his "value" in the party, according to BJP President Rajnath Singh. Singh, while rejecting the perception that senior leaders were being sidelined...
  • 117 seats from 11 states, 1 Union Territory will vote on Thursday 8 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Stakes will be high for the Congress and the BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections. Over 18 crore voters...
  • Only Gandhi family grew strong in 60 years, says Narendra Modi 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kalol: A day after Priyanka Gandhi vowed to emerge stronger fighting the continued 'political' attacks on her husband Robert Vadra, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at the Congress scion saying that her "family has been going strong" for the last 60 years and now...
  • Battle royale in Dumka, multi-cornered in 3 Jharkhand seats 8 hours 35 minutes ago

    The three Santhal Pargana division seats of Dumka, Rajmahal and Godda along with the industrial constituency of Dhanbad will vote on April 24 bringing an end to the electoral exercise in the state. Dumka is the blockbuster contest of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in the state with Jharkhand Mukti...
  • Arvind Kejriwal pips Narendra Modi in Time magazine's poll 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    New York: Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal is leading the Time magazine's readers poll of 100 Most Influential People in the world with the highest percentage of 'yes' votes, pipping BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and American singer Katy Perry. With some three weeks left in India's marathon...
  • In Raebareli, Priyanka attacks Modi, raises snoopgate controversy 11 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack against Narendra Modi. on Wednesday, she raked up the snooping controversy in Gujarat where Modi's government had allegedly spied on a young woman architect, saying that a leader who listens in to a woman's phone conversations does not believe in women empowerment....
  • Lucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effect 11 hours 53 minutes ago

    Lucknow: The BJP president Rajnath Singh v/s comedian, actor Jaaved Jaaferi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fight in Lucknow is being keenly watched. The surprising entry of comedian, dancer, "Boogie Woogie" star and reality TV show judge and host Jaaved Jaaferi as the AAP candidate against Rajnath Singh has...
  • SC forms panel for guidelines on government ads showing politicians 13 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said that substantive guidelines are...
  • Seemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    In the sixth phase of voting in seven seats of Eastern and Northeastern Bihar (known as the Kosi-Seemanchal belt) on April 24, the fight is two-cornered in most of the seats with the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance locked in a tough contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Lok Janhsakti...
  • FIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims 13 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: An FIR has been filed against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for his hate speech against Muslims at a rally in Mumbai on Tuesday. Addressing party workers in Kalyan, Mumbai, Kadam said the attack on women police personnel and the damage to public property during the Azad Maidan riots...
  • Non-bailable warrant issued against Giriraj over 'Pakistan' remark 15 hours 8 minutes ago

    Patna: In a more trouble for Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh, a non bailable warrant has been issued against him over his controversial 'Pakistan remark'. This comes a day after the Election Commission banned Singh from holding any public rallies or meetings and gave him time till April 24...
  • LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha 15 hours 37 minutes ago

    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,...
  • Riots will take place across India if Modi becomes PM: Ajit Singh 15 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mathura: Taking a dig at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh while addressing a rally in Mathura on Tuesday claimed that communal riots will take place across the country if Modi came to power. During the rally which was also attended by Congress vice...
  • Tough battle for key players in TN, Jaya eyes kingmaker role 15 hours 44 minutes ago

    Chennai: As Tamil Nadu gears up for Lok Sabha elections on April 24, the campaign across the state reached a fever pitch. With 39 seats in Tamil Nadu plus the lone seat in Puducherry up for grabs, parties across the political spectrum were out on the streets raising one last...
  • Don't fall into deceitful trap laid by Modi: Chidambaram to voters Yesterday

    Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu): Alleging that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was a "dictatorial Chief Minister", Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday urged the voters "not to fall into the deceitful trap" laid by him. "Don't fall for his tall claim that he will do in 60 months what...
  • Indian-origin academics in UK dread Modi in power, issue open letter Yesterday

    London: Around 75 professors and other academics of Indian origin working at some of Britain's prestigious institutions such as Cambridge and Oxford university and London School of Economics on Tuesday issued an open letter, sharply attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and saying, "The idea of Modi in power...
  • Priyanka takes on BJP for dragging Vadra into the political battle Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka has for the first time responded to allegations of corruption against her husband Robert Vadra, saying she will fight the insults. Addressing an election meeting in Raebareli, Priyanka hit back at the opposition for dragging her husband's name in the campaign for...
  • Will the Vadra factor haunt Gandhi family in this election campaign? Yesterday

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka has for the first time responded to allegations against her husband Robert Vadra, saying she will fight the insults. Addressing an election meeting in Rae Bareli, Priyanka hit back at the opposition for dragging her husband's name in the campaign for political gains. The...
  • BJP to get absolute majority, won't need regional support: Modi Yesterday

    The NDA will get an "absolute clear-cut mandate" to form the government in the general election, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, dismissing speculation of any need to align with key regional parties that could object to his prime ministership. In a free-wheeling interview with ABP News...
  • Four 'communal' comments which shook the nation in last one week Yesterday

    New Delhi: The AAP is in the news for wrong reasons once again. Its famous face on television channels Shazia Ilmi has embarrassed her party. Her advise to fellow Muslims to vote on communal lines in this election has attracted sharp criticism. But she is not the only one who...
  • Narendra Modi hurls 'bloodied hand' barb at Congress Yesterday

    Narendra Modi on Tuesday hurled a 'khooni panja' (bloodied hand) barb at Congress, alleging it was responsible for the loss of 1100 lives fighting for Telangana and asked the voters not to trust the party. Accusing Congress of playing politics over the formation of Telangana, Modi said the ruling party...
  • LS polls: In Bellary, nexus between politics and crime plays out Yesterday

    Bellary: Stooping to feed grain to a black cow as a religious offering at his unfinished mansion, politician and rags-to-riches millionaire B Sreeramulu may need help from the gods if he is to win a hard-fought race for the parliamentary seat of Bellary. He faces criminal charges, including attempted murder...

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AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal wins TIME 100 readers’ poll

Former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has won the readers' poll for the 2014 TIME 100, TIME's annual list of people who influenced the world this past year.