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Cong accuses Modi, BJP of using black money in poll campaigns

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 15:42

Narendra Modi`s election campaign would cost a whopping Rs 5,000 crores, most of which is black money, Congress on Wednesday alleged and sought a probe into the origin of these funds.

Purandeswari fails to get BJP ticket from Visakhapatnam

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 15:38

Former union minister D Purandeswari, who quit Congress over the Telangana issue and joined BJP, has been denied a ticket from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat which she represented.

650 schemes in one family`s name, BJP hits back at Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 15:18

Under attack for pursuing personality-based politics by making Narendra Modi a fulcrum of its campaign for 2014 general elections, the BJP on Wednesday charged Congress with glorifying contributions of one family by launching a staggering 650 schemes in the name of Jawahar Lal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.

Cong-NCP aim to reverse fortunes in BJP-dominated Khandesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 14:52

NCP`s Chhagan Bhujbal, its party chief Sharad Pawar`s daughter-in-law Bharati and BJP`s Heena Gavit are among the contestants in eight Lok Sabha seats in Khandesh region including Nandurbar, from where Congress` 80- year-old Manikrao Gavit is seeking a record 10th straight term.

Online spoofs: Parties battle it out in virtual world

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 14:03

"Kattar soch nahi yuva josh" is replaced by "Koi Soch Nahi, Khali Pili ka Josh" in an online spoof of a Congress advertisement, one of the many parodies flooding the digital space as political parties mock each other in a no-holds barred slugfest.

Patna Sahib: Actor, doctor up against Shatrughan Sinha

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:42

A Bhojpuri film actor, a prominent doctor and a former minister are hoping to upset the apple cart of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha of BJP, who is making a bid for a second consecutive term to the Lok Sabha from Patna Sahib seat that goes to polls on Thursday.

Salman`s father, Salim Khan, launches Narendra Modi`s website in Urdu

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:41

Superstar Salman Khan`s father and veteran scriptwriter Salim Khan on Wednesday launched the Urdu version of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s official website www.narendramodi.in/.

Narendra Modi practising ideology rooted in communalism: Priyanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:01

Mounting an attack on Narendra Modi and BJP for practising an "ideology rooted in communalism", Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday kick-started the poll campaign in her mother Sonia Gandhi`s constituency here projecting the Lok Sabha polls as a battle between two ideologies.

Priyanka Gandhi hits out at Modi, says only one person takes decisions in BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:00

Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday launched a vicious attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that 2014 General Elections are a battle of two ideologies.

`Chai, paanwalahs` eye nomination date with Modi in Varanasi

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:56

Chaiwalahs or tea sellers of Benares seem to have joined an unofficial race to join the `Kashi Naresh` for accompanying BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his nomination.

Narendra Modi running away from giving an apology: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:51

Lashing out at Narendra Modi for sidestepping the issue of apologising for the 2002 Gujarat riots, Congress on Wednesday said that he is someone who "runs away" from giving an apology.

Committed to democracy; was not silent on Gujarat riots: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:39

A day after he asked Congress to account for its sins before it sought apology from him for the 2002 Gujarat riots, Narendra Modi clarified again, saying that he was never silent on the issue.