Stock markets shut on Thursday as Mumbai goes to polls
Apr 23, 2014 at 17:26 | Source:
MUMBAI: The stock exchanges, both BSE and NSE, will remain shut tomorrow on account of voting in third and the last phase of voting in Maharashtra. India's financial capital Mumbai will vote for six constituencies. Voting will also be held for 6 sea...
Why did Rani-Aditya tie the knot now? Tabloids explain
Apr 23, 2014 at 16:52 | Source:
Thanks Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra for getting married and making my day! For I now know, humanity is not dead after all and the world continues to be an empathetic, wondrous, curious place. At a time when in one corner of India, men are being thr...
Indian media: 'Anti-Muslim' remarks
Apr 22, 2014 at 13:17 | Source:
Media in India are criticising a Hindu nationalist leader's alleged anti-Muslim remarks in the middle of the ongoing general elections. Praveen Togadia, a senior leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council), reportedly told his supp...
J&K: Omar Abdullah condemns attack on political workers in Pulwama
Apr 22, 2014 at 12:23 | Source:
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday condemned the attacks on political workers in Pulwama district, saying they were carried out to instill fear among the people to enforce a poll boycott.Omar said the decision to boyco...
Azad cancels rally in Pulwama following Cong workers' murder
Apr 22, 2014 at 12:20 | Source:
Srinagar: Health Minister and Congressleader Ghulam Nabi Azad today cancelled his scheduled electionrally in Tral town of Kashmir's Pulwama district followingkilling of three political workers there last night."The rally has been cancelled in th...
Syed Ali Geelani claim triggers row
Apr 20, 2014 at 05:11 | Source:
SRINAGAR: Hawkish separatist Syed Ali Geelani's statement that NaMo sent his emissaries to discuss the Kashmir issue has triggered a row within Kashmir's freedom seekers. While peacenik cleric Mirwaiz Umer Farooq accused him of creating a vicious env...
US terror blacklisting angers Pakistan madrassa staff
Apr 18, 2014 at 16:32 | Source:
The US Treasury earlier this week imposed economic sanctions on a Pakistani Islamic school - or madrassa - in the city of Peshawar which it described as a terrorist training centre providing support to al-Qaeda and the Taliban. But after a recent vis...
India election: Voting held on biggest polling day
Apr 18, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
Millions of Indians have voted in the biggest day of the general election pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP. Nearly 200 million voters were eligible to cast their ballots in 121 seats in 12 states, including Karnataka,...
Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir
Apr 18, 2014 at 10:39 | Source:
Srinagar: Separatist guerrillas killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir's Pulwama district late Thursday, an official said on Friday.A senior police officer told IANS: "Militants fired at Sarpanch Muhammad Amin Pandit in Gulzarpora ...
India election: Voting starts on biggest polling day
Apr 17, 2014 at 12:37 | Source:
Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP. Polling takes place in 121 seats in 12 states, including the key states of Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Ma...
Lok Sabha elections live: Today's polling is win or lose for Modi
Apr 17, 2014 at 09:40 | Source:
9.30 pm: Long queues of voters in Jammu and KashmirLong queues of voters were seen in the wee hours of the morning in Udhampur town, as the polling started in Udhampur-Dooda Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir.But reports from Chinab valleys ...
Lok Sabha elections live: Today's polling win or lose for Modi
Apr 17, 2014 at 08:40 | Source:
8.37 am: 'Fifth phase most crucial for Modi'Today's polling across 121 seats will be a big test for BJP's PM candidate Modi as he will look to win big in areas where his party and NDA allies have earlier won, as well as make inroads into new areas.Ka...
Lok Sabha polls 2014: Today s voting is make or break for Narendra Modi
Apr 17, 2014 at 01:56 | Source:
By: Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay In the 121 seats that go the polls on Thursday, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, will look to protect seats his party and allies won in 2009, regain those they lost last time and make inro...
The Sonia factor: BJP can't write off the Gandhi's just yet
Apr 16, 2014 at 07:44 | Source:
It is seems that the Congress party, whenever in trouble, turns to the Gandhi family. In a Lok Sabha Election where the vote is tilting more and more towards the BJP, the Congress is in troubled waters, and Sonia Gandhi comes to the rescue.In a telev...
Jammu and Kashmir will be number one priority of BJP: Rajnath Singh
Apr 15, 2014 at 18:41 | Source:
UDHAMPUR: Asserting that BJP has an "emotional" relationship with Jammu and Kashmir, party chief Rajnath Singh today said the state will be "our number one priority" once the NDA government is formed at the Centre. "BJP has an emotional relationship ...
No differences between me and Narendra Modi: Murli Manohar Joshi
Apr 15, 2014 at 07:01 | Source:
KANPUR: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi Monday sought to dismiss reports projecting him as saying there was no Modi wave in the country and denied there were any differences between them. "There is nothing like differences between me and (Naren...