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Irfan Iqbal Gheta

  • Does the Shazia Ilmi video expose Aam Aadmi Party's plan to communalise politics for votes?

    The Aam Aadmi Party Candidate Shazia Ilmi has a tendency to trip up just at the wrong time. Ahead of the Delhi Assembly election in November last year, she was caught on tape accepting funds for her party without issuing the receipt to the donor. Delhi was about to go to the polls when this sting...

    Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 10:11pm
  • Smriti Irani is right. P Chidambaram is scared of a direct fight due to Narendra Modi wave

    The Union Minister for Finance P Chidambaram has decided to take a break from the electoral politics in this 16th Lok Sabha election. He wants his son Karti to take a plunge into the hurly-burly of the electoral politics. This is why it is Karti who is contesting from his father's seat Sivaganga in...

    Friday, 18 April 2014 - 2:59pm
  • Amit Shah is not Azam Khan. Shah respects Election Commission, Khan calls it Congress Commission

    The BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah had found himself in the centre of a controversy when his remark - while addressing a gathering in Shamli,mUttar Pradesh - to use ballot boxes to take revenge in this Lok Sabha election had caused a furore. The Modi detractors...

    Friday, 18 April 2014 - 2:18pm
  • Can Narendra Modi depend on Jayalalitha post election results?

    The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha (who is also fondly known as Amma) and the Gujarat Chief Minister and the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi share cordial relations at a personal level. When Jayalalitha had won the TN assembly elections in 2011, Narendra Modi attended her...

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 5:42pm
  • Varun Gandhi vs Priyanka Gandhi Vadra: Is it an ideological battle or a turf war?

    Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi have started taking potshots at each other when the high octane campaign for the 16th Lok Sabha election has reached its nadir. Varun Gandhi is a sitting BJP MP from Pilibhit who is contesting election this time from Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh on a BJP ticket. His...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 1:26pm
  • Varun Gandhi: The burden of being a Gandhi

    The flamboyant Varun Gandhi filed his nomination papers today to fight the Lok Sabha election from the Sultanpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Amethi, Rae Bareli and Sultanpur will receive all the attention in the days to come because the three Gandhis are fighting the Lok Sabha election from...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 12:23pm
  • Congress' Schizophrenic Lok Sabha Election Campaign

    We Indians love slogans. Come elections and we eagerly wait for the political parties to give us memorable and catchy one liners as slogans so that we can chant them hysterically while participating in the biggest festival of democracy called Lok Sabha election. The BJP's prime ministerial...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 8:40pm
  • Narendra Modi walks away victorious from 'Aap Ki Adalat'

    Television has ensured that the 16th Lok Sabha elections give the people of India an opportunity to get up close and personal with the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Indian TV’s Rajat Sharma kept the country glued to its television screens on a Saturday night for close to two...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 1:56pm
  • Skullcap and Narendra Modi: The debate doesn't end

    The BJP's prime ministerial candidate had refused to put on a Topi (Muslim skull-cap) offered to him by an Imam at his Sadbhavna programme in Gujarat. That incident took place way back in 2011 and the media had played it up then and it continues to do so even today. 

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 - 9:30pm
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014: Congress wants to keep the ghosts of 2002 alive and kicking for its own benefit

    As the polling for the 16th Lok Sabha election enters a crucial phase and it becomes clearer that the Congress is going to be a victim of anti-incumbency, its desperation to hold on to the power is crossing all the limits. 

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 6:00pm