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2014-03-11 12:17 AM
Five Delhi Congress legislators on Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's North East constituency for the Lok Sabha polls. They also sought a change of face in the North West district, represented by union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath.
2014-03-11 12:04 AM
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee headed a 23-party coalition till 2004, the UPA has steadily lost allies over the past couple of years.
2014-03-10 11:53 PM
The Election Commission (EC) on Monday directed the excise and the income-tax departments to strictly monitor the flow of illegal alcohol and flow of money in the national capital prior to the Lok Sabha polls.
2014-03-10 11:22 PM
Trouble for the BJP, while veteran leader Sushma Swaraj has tried to play down the controversy over the Varanasi seat, in Lucknow Lalji Tandon, an MP and a key Atal Bihari Vajpayee's associate, has refused to vacate his seat for Rajnath Singh.
2014-03-10 10:57 PM
In a special series 'Open Mike' ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, CNN-IBN assesses young voters' mood and their expectations from the next PM. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Delhi University and asked young students if they would come out in large numbers and decide the fate of the next government.
2014-03-10 10:49 PM
A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. Speaking exclusively to IBN 18's Editor-in-Chief, Rajdeep Sardesai, Nilekani said, "Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas." Nilekani added that he intended to partner Rahul in making that change happen.
2014-03-10 10:29 PM
Social activist and AAP candidate from Mumbai North-East seat, Medha Patkar on Monday said that although Arvind Kejriwal is the "best person" to become the prime minister, AAP has not declared him for the top post as doing so before the Lok Sabha polls is "unconstitutional". "Kejriwal is the best person for the post of prime minister and has all the qualities for the coveted post," Patkar told reporters.
2014-03-10 10:08 PM
First, Kejriwal gets into a fresh controversy after a you tube video of him advising a TV anchor on an interview goes viral, then the AAP gives the prestigious New Delhi seat to ex Tehelka journalist Ashish Khetan who had done a major sting on the Gujarat 2002 riots and on Snoopgate. Is AAP being hypocritical about its attitude towards media?
2014-03-10 10:02 PM
Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh on Monday.
2014-03-10 09:55 PM
The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday released its fourth list of candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party has fielded former Tehelka journalist and gulail.com founder Ashish Khetan from the prestigious New Delhi seat. By bringing in big names, AAP is leaving no stone unturned to attract public attention ahead of the crucial general elections.
2014-03-10 09:07 PM
The day the Election Commission announced poll dates, Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in the national capital, Lucknow and Gujarat. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks panel of experts whether the real battle for 2014 Lok Sabha elections was between AAP and BJP.
2014-03-10 08:44 PM
In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi, senior journalist Simon Denyer talked about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Simon Denyer has worked in India with media giants Washington Post and Reuters.
2014-03-10 07:40 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party chief Rajnath Singh. Meanwhile, senior party leader Murli Manohar Joshi has also downplayed reports that he is unhappy about the possibility that Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will contest from Varanasi.
2014-03-10 07:21 PM
With the Lok Sabha elections coming close, ticket distribution by various political parties is creating buzz. The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday denied a Lok Sabha ticket to Karunanidhi's estranged elder son Alagiri. But it has decided to field former telecom minister A Raja, who is accused in the 2G case, in the Lok Sabha elections. Alagiri has said that he will decide his next course of action soon.
2014-03-10 07:11 PM
A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, former UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. "Rahul Gandhi ideas are revolutionary. He is a change agent and has a brilliant ideas," Nilekani said in an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN. Nilekani added that he intend to partner Rahul to make that change happen.
2014-03-10 07:07 PM
Kiran who was known as a staunch Congress loyalist had openly rebelled against party's decision to carve out Telangana from Andhra Pradesh.
2014-03-10 07:00 PM
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh said, "I cannot comment on what is being reported. Decision on candidates will be taken by the CEC. Even the decision on my seat will be taken by the CEC."
2014-03-10 06:30 PM
DMK chief Karunanidhi's son, MK Alagiri said that he will discuss with his supporters whether he should float a new political party. "I will hold discussions with my supporters on whether I should float a new political party and then take a decision," he added. This after he was suspended for a sustained campaign to undermine his younger brother, MK Stalin, who has been picked by his father as his political heir.
2014-03-10 06:08 PM
Pratap will reportedly be taking on Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Prof. K V Thomas from Ernakulam in Kerala.
2014-03-10 05:44 PM
Pappu Yadav is a four-time MP. After winning from Purnia seat in the years,1991, 1996 and 1999, he also won the 2004 Madhepura by-polls.
2014-03-10 04:51 PM
Narendra Modi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate, on Monday addressed a rally in Purnia where he took on his rival in the fight, Rahul Gandhi. He said the Centre must come clean on who is funding his nationwide campaigns.
2014-03-10 04:47 PM
The CBI had filed its first chargesheet in the coal scam earlier in the day against Hyderabad's NPPL.
2014-03-10 03:58 PM
When the Congress high command released its first list of candidates on Saturday evening, it had the names of all sitting MPs from Karnataka except Petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily.
2014-03-10 03:53 PM
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party over corruption. Rahul said, "BJP accuses us of corruption, but are unable to see it in Rajashthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat."
2014-03-10 03:31 PM
What does Mahatma Gandhi have to do with this election, asks Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson, as critics question Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's comment blaming the RSS for the Mahatma's killing and Rahul Gandhi gets an earful on misusing brand Gandhi. CNN-IBN's Deepa Balakrishnan met up with Mahatma's great grandson Shrikrishna Kulkarni, who is also an Aam Aadmi Party member, like his uncle Rajmohan Gandhi, who is the AAP candidate from East Delhi.
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