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Manmohan,Advani face-off in Parliament House

April 14, 2009 3:07:57 pm

The effect of the war of words between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Leader of Opposition L K Advani was evident as they came face-to-face in Parliament at a function to commemorate the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar.

Tight security in Jammu ahead of Rahul’s visit

April 14, 2009 2:45:00 pm

Security has been tightened in Jammu ahead of AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit to address election rallies on the last day of campaigning.

Caste,cash,communalism and criminalisation – but no Communism

April 14, 2009 2:16:39 pm

Going by the dossiers of the EC,the Left parties including CPI,CPM,CPI M-L and Forward Bloc have failed to win even a single seat in the state in the last four general elections.

Nobody took polls seriously since independence: MNS

April 14, 2009 12:44:15 pm

MNS chief Raj Thackeray said that political parties including Congress did not take elections sincerely since freedom.

26/11 trial may be delayed again

April 14, 2009 12:32:12 pm

The much awaited trial in 26/11 terror attack case may not begin on Wednesday as the special court has to first decide a petition seeking to debar lawyer Anjali Waghmare from defending Kasab,on grounds of 'professional misconduct'.

Explosives looted by Maoists recovered; combing ops on

April 14, 2009 12:24:30 pm

Security forces have recovered substantial volume of explosives and arms looted by the Maoists during their daring raid on the Nalco bauxite mine in Koraput district.

Priyanka invokes family name on campaign trail

April 14, 2009 12:19:56 pm

Campaigning for her brother Rahul in Amethi,Priyanka Gandhi said that people should exercise their votes for development.

Sena to lure tech-savvy voters

April 14, 2009 11:41:13 am

Shiv Sena is reaching voters through telephony,internet,mobile SMS and also plans a full-fledged studio to help meet needs of the electronic media.

‘Silence is my biggest weapon against Varun’s hate speech’

April 14, 2009 11:40:38 am

Silence is definitely not Varun Gandhi's forte,but his poll rival Riaz Ahmed - allegedly dubbed as an Osama Bin Laden look-alike by the BJP candidate - from the SP thinks equanimity may work for him in clinching a win in Pilibhit.

Wide gap in assets declared by two Union ministers

April 14, 2009 11:40:06 am

The assets declared by the two Union ministers from Assam - Santosh Mohan Dev and Bijoy Krishna Handique - while filing nomination papers reveal a wide gap.

‘India has highest number of underweight children’

April 14, 2009 11:33:43 am

About 49 per cent of the world's underweight children,34 per cent of the world's stunted children and 46 per cent of the world's wasted children,live in India.

Rahul works 16 hours a day,his website 24×7

April 14, 2009 11:31:30 am

Rahul Gandhi manages to cover two states a day and address four public meetings,while his website 'pressbrief.in' relays as many meetings and that too across the world.

Omar and Soz ask people to defeat divisive forces

April 14, 2009 10:00:40 am

Omar Abdullah and Union Minister for Water Resources and PCC president Saifuddin Soz asked the people to defeat communal and divisive forces in the coming parliamentary elections in the state.

Poll sees new Gov not lasting full term

April 14, 2009 3:16:48 am

New Government will not last its full term after the April/May General Election and the country could face uncertainty after two or three years,a Reuters poll of 14 leading analysts has predicted.

Assam: blast before Kamrup Express

April 13, 2009 11:25:33 pm

Militants exploded a bomb on a railway track before the Kolkata-Dibrugarh Kamrup Exp. was to pass.

Congress a sinking ship; PM a night watchman: BJP

April 13, 2009 9:13:28 pm

After repeatedly taunting Manmohan Singh as being 'weak',BJP used cricket language describing the PM.

I will be happy if Priyanka joins politics: Rahul

April 13, 2009 7:52:43 pm

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he would be very happy if his sister Priyanka takes a plunge in politics and played down the issue of his potential to be the Prime Minister.

BJP advises Rahul to read Advani’s book again

April 13, 2009 6:30:13 pm

Advising Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to go through L K Advani's book ‘again’,BJP said the answer to how the Kandahar hijack should have been handled lay ‘buried’ in the statement of Home Minister P Chidambaram who had said it was a ‘difficult’ decision to release terrorists.

Congress is facing season of divorce: Rajnath

April 13, 2009 6:21:58 pm

BJP president Rajnath Singh said the Congress was facing ‘a season of divorce’,while the NDA was flooded with new partners in the run up the Lok Sabha polls and claimed that there was a ‘massive wave in favour’ of the NDA which was set to come back to power.

Strong in speech but weak in action: PM on Advani

April 13, 2009 5:16:54 pm

Sharpening his attack on L K Advani,Manmohan Singh said when held to the fire during Kandahar hijacking,BJP's 'Iron Man' was quick to melt.

Pulwama Army operation ends,two militants killed

April 13, 2009 4:50:17 pm

The two-day long operation in Pulwama ended with the killing of another militant of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit,a senior police officer said.

Cong finding it difficult to fill shoes of Sajjan,Tytler

April 13, 2009 4:46:22 pm

After pulling out veterans Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler from the Lok Sabha race,the Congress party is faced with a dilemma: who will fit in their shoes in South Delhi and Northeast Delhi seats respectively.

Will Kalawati vote for Congress?

April 13, 2009 3:54:53 pm

With the people of her village deciding to support a community strongman fielded by a little-known group,farm widow Kalawati Bandurkar,who grabbed headlines after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi highlighted her plight,faces a dilemma.

SC favours designated court for Guj riot cases

April 13, 2009 3:12:22 pm

The Supreme Court on Monday favoured setting up of designated courts for the trial of the accused in the post-godhra riot cases in Gujarat.

NC fields Farooq Abdullah in Srinagar

April 13, 2009 3:11:39 pm

Ending weeks of suspense,ruling National Conference decided to field its president Farooq Abdullah from prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.

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