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EC targets Dhoni to motivate young voters

March 28, 2009 5:20:19 pm

EC is keen to rope popular figures like MS Dhoni with 'non-political background' as Poll Ambassadors to motivate young voters to vote.

EC cautions against personal attacks during campaign

March 28, 2009 4:33:43 pm

The Election Commission issued a stern warning to political leaders against personal attacks during election campaigns.

Judge me by my work,Pranab asks voters

March 28, 2009 3:42:42 pm

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that he does not believe in making tall promises but in result based performance.

Soumya murder case: Court allows cops to arrest three

March 28, 2009 3:05:42 pm

A court allowed Delhi Police to arrest three accused in connection with the murder of TV Journalist Soumya Viswanathan.

BJP downplays Varun’s arrest; Cong calls it ‘tamasha’

March 28, 2009 2:48:10 pm

Congress criticised L K Advani for being 'silent' on the party's candidate from Pilibhit,Varun Gandhi's,hate speeches.

I have not received any notice from EC: Gogoi

March 28, 2009 1:34:09 pm

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said that he had not received any Notice or letter from the EC about a case of violation of code of conduct.

AIADMK forges ‘unbeatable’ alliance with PMK

March 28, 2009 11:50:34 am

AIADMK formalised its alliance with the PMK allotting seven seats for its ‘junior partner’ for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Varun supporters block roads,clash with cops

March 28, 2009 10:15:09 am

Supporters shouting 'Jai Shri Ram' tried to block roads to prevent the movement of police leading to a clash between the two sides.

After SRK,Salman joins Cong bandwagon

March 28, 2009 9:32:48 am

After roping in SRK and Preity for canvassing,the Congress will bring Salman to campaign for the party.

I have been wanting Rahul to be a minister: PM

March 27, 2009 10:24:58 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh disclosed that he had offered a Ministerial post to Rahul Gandhi who had refused it.

Varun may court arrest for cause of ‘Hindu swabhiman’

March 27, 2009 2:35:47 pm

BJP’s Young Turk Varun Gandhi will say that he 'fought' for the 'swabhiman (self esteem) of the Hindus' and has 'no problems' in going to jail 'for the cause'. He will also add that this doesn’t mean that 'he is against any community'.

Not going with Third Front yet: PMK

March 27, 2009 1:30:12 pm

Fresh after snapping ties with the UPA after five years of partnership the PMK remained non-committal about the post-poll scenario.

Home Secy Madhukar Gupta’s term extended

March 27, 2009 1:16:25 pm

In view of general elections,the Govt extended the tenure of Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta by three months.

‘BJP doesn’t consider Varun as national leader’

March 27, 2009 12:21:53 pm

BJP has ruled out using Varun Gandhi as one of its star campaigner saying he was not a national level leader.

PMK-AIADMK alliance ‘a big headache’ for DMK

March 27, 2009 10:32:16 am

PMK's decision to go the AIADMK way in LS polls and DMDK ruling out alliance with any party is a cause of concern for DMK-Cong combine.

No need of Varun for NDA campaign in Bihar: JDU

March 26, 2009 6:37:21 pm

JDU said that there is no need of Varun Gandhi’s services for NDA campaign in the state.

Islamic outfit moves court against Varun Gandhi

March 26, 2009 6:11:29 pm

An Islamic organisation in New Delhi has moved a Delhi court against embattled BJP leader Varun Gandhi seeking to bar him from contesting elections.

Another 26/11-style attack in India inevitable: Experts

March 26, 2009 5:38:43 pm

India faces the threat of another major terror attack with Pak seemingly losing control of its militant proxies,a leading US think tank has warned.

I’m ready for a live debate with Manmohan: Advani

March 26, 2009 5:38:09 pm

BJP leader L K Advani said Manmohan Singh would be more acceptable to the common people if he becomes a Lok Sabha member.

Cong downplays PMK break-up

March 26, 2009 2:57:39 pm

Cong sought to play down the effect of its ally PMK in TN going with opposition AIADMK,saying it had made every effort to keep the UPA intact.

Lalu,Mulayam,Paswan form ‘secular alliance’

March 26, 2009 2:51:48 pm

Hitting back at Congress,two UPA constituents and an ally,RJD,LJP and SP,announced the formation of a 'secular alliance' that will contest 120 seats in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar unitedly. 'We three are together. We will fight jointly in North India,' declared Amar Singh in New Delhi.

Cong loses key ally as PMK joins AIADMK front

March 26, 2009 2:38:55 pm

The UPA lost a key ally in Tamil Nadu on Thursday after an overwhelming majority of PMK general council members voted in favour of allying with AIADMK for the LS polls. After days of wavering,the result of the voting was quite decisive – 2453 in favour of joining Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK against 117 supporting a DMK led front.

FIR issue: Varun to move SC on Friday

March 26, 2009 12:09:10 pm

Varun Gandhi is likely to move the Supreme Court on Friday to seek a stay on the FIR lodged against him for making inflammatory speeches.

UP rickshaw-wala set to contest polls for 23rd time

March 26, 2009 11:23:00 am

Losing elections for 22 times has done nothing to dampen the spirits of 80-year-old rickshaw puller Jaglal.

26/11: FBI team arrives to finalise own chargesheet

March 25, 2009 6:05:22 pm

A US FBI team comprising law officials is in the Capital and will visit Mumbai soon to finalise its own chargesheet.