Archive for April 25th, 2014

Punish the `mother-son’ government, says Modi

Pathankot (Punjab), April 25: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Fri known as upon citizens in the country to punish the “Maa-Beta” (mother-son) government within the country by vote it out.

Addressing an election rally during this north Punjab city Fri for BJP candidate and yester-year…

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Stall army chief’s appointment: Swamy to Pranab

New Delhi, April 25: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Friday appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to not approve the appointment of the new army chief, controversy that this may “politicise” the workplace of the military chief and “demoralise” the soldiers.

“The timing of this projected announcement can, inter alia, ensure the…

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St Xavier’s principal slams Guj model in email to students

The principal of St Xavier’s College here has courted a controversy after sending an advisory to his students which is critical of Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’ of development. Talking to reporters, principal Father Frazer Mascarenhas, however, defended his action, saying his note was not against any specific individual…

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Media creating false Modi wave: Mayawati

Lucknow, April 25: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Friday aforesaid the media was trying to make a “false wave” in favour of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Addressing a news conference within the city, the previous UP chief minister aforesaid that Modi had forged his spell on…

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Will Mass rallies Fetch Voters for Modi

Brij Bhardwaj


Lot of hype, mega rallies help in creating favourable climate for political parties, but do they fetch votes is not clear if previous polls are any guide. Hype in 2004 and 2009  when a massive “India shining “campaign was launched by late Pramod Mahajan to sell NDA…

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Regional Parties hold key to power in India

(Yashwardhan Joshi)


The current Lok Sabha polls are made to look like a one-sided affair, throwing up a majority for the BJP-led NDA. But India’s elections are famously unpredictable. It’s like a cricket match: Different teams and players have their rankings and prospects based ontheir…

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Stop lecturing, Priyanka tells Modi

Rae Bareli, April 25: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Friday launched a shrill attack at BJP’s prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi, asking him to “stop his vicious” campaign and instead specialise in development problems.

Making public her annoyance of Modi’s campaign, she told a…

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Indian detained in Bangladesh for possessing illegal gold

Dhaka, April 25: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have detained an Indian national from Benapole, a border city with India, for possessing contraband gold.

The border guards, when receiving a tip-off, caught Putul Rani, 35, from Ghiba border area, Motiur Rahman, commander of Jessore twenty six BGB Battalion, said


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World’s first self-cleaning car is here

London, April 25: What if your car ne’er gets dirty even once you return home once a long country drive? potential.

Japanese car-maker Nissan has undraped a ‘self-cleaning’ car with ‘nano-paint technology’ that repels dirt before it gets an opportunity to require hold on the paintwork…

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BJP leader Giriraj Singh gets anticipatory bail

Patna, April 25: A Bihar court Friday granted prevenient bail to BJP leader Giriraj Singh in a case related to creating hate speeches during election candidacy, a lawyer aforesaid.

The Patna Civil Court granted bail to Giriraj Singh over his remark that critics of BJP’s prime ministerial hopeful Narendra…

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