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Iftikhar Gilani

  • Controversy dogs Sambhal's Babri mosque

    Even as Uttar Pradesh (UP) grapples with communal polarisation of votes, which experts say is unprecedented since the Ram mandir movement that culminated in the demolition of the Babri masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, miscreants are busy raking up a controversy related to another Babri masjid that stands...

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 6:35am
  • Poor economics: Locals worried about issues and not Narendra Modi in UP

    Locals in western UP worried about local issues, not Modi or Muzaffarnagar's emotional appeal

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 6:03am
  • Lok Sabha Elections: Is Mulayam Singh Yadav scared of Narendra Modi?

    Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, aware of losing traditional Yadav, Muslim votes, is making emotional appeals in western UP

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:50am
  • Lok Sabha Elections: 11 Congress Ministers on a sticky wicket

    On a sticky wicket, Congress rushes observers to give push to campaigns

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:00am
  • Strongman Rai dreads the 420 tag

    Even a week after announcing Ajay Rai as its candidate to oppose Narendra Modi from Varanasi his name is still to figure in the list of Congress candidates declared so far. The Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) has landed itself in a peculiar quandary. The party has so far announced 419...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:09am
  • Strongman Ajay Rai dreads the 420 tag given by party

    Even a week after announcing Ajay Rai as its candidate to oppose Narendra Modi from Varanasi his name is still to figure in the list of Congress candidates declared so far. The Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) has landed itself in a peculiar quandary. The party has so far announced 419...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 3:50pm
  • Third Phase brings doom for Congress, cheers for AAP

    A heavy turnout in the critical third phase of the general elections to pick up 91 candidates has brought bad news for the ruling Congress. However, happy with the turnout, nearly same as the Delhi Assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party expressed confidence that they are not just winning Delhi but NCR...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 8:30am
  • Congress campaign has been outflanked and outgunned by the powerful BJP campaign machinery

    Sonia summons managers to breathe life into listless Congress campaign

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 6:15am
  • Send in your views on governance, cabinet secy tells top babus

    With opinion polls predicting a change of government at the Centre, top bureaucrats of the country are working overtime to draft an agenda for the next government’s first 100 days. With ministers busy with their poll campaigns, bureaucrats are keenly waiting for the BJP’s poll manifesto to keep...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 6:10am
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Congress took lead in 'fair' distribution of tickets

    Contrary to earlier incidents where ticket distribution during general elections led to a lot of dissent in the Congress party, the process was by and large a smooth affair this time. The angry-workers-protesting scenes so far a regular at the Congress headquarters have now shifted to the rival BJP...

    Thursday, 3 April 2014 - 9:35am

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