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Delhi: BJP short of majority, AAP's stunning debut shatters Congress
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:47:49 +0530
An unknown entity led by an idealistic anti-corruption crusader fighting two well-entrenched national parties in the national capital has delivered one of the biggest stories in the electoral history of India. Facing massive odds and tapping the common man's anger over price rice, corruption, poor governance, deteriorating law and order and general apathy of the traditional political class towards the day to day sufferings, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept away the Congress and gave the Bharatiya Janata Party a run for its money to emerge a close second in Delhi Assembly elections.
Polls in four states: Shivraj Chouhan to be wealthiest CM
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:46:00 +0530
With assets worth more than Rs 6.27 crore, Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the richest among those set to be appointed Chief Ministers in the four states.
People had no option but to vote out Congress, says Kejriwal
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:27:51 +0530
Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal credited his party's good show to the people and said that the people had no option but to vote out the Congress government which was marred with a series of scams, corruption and price rise.
JDP lauds AAP's performance in Delhi elections
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:04:41 +0530
An impressive performance by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly elections has rekindled the hopes and spirit of democracy under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) said on Sunday.
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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.
Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.
Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.
Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.
IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.
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Dynasty's Congress party punished in state elections
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:51:41 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Congress party was headed for a bruising defeat in key state elections, including in the capital, early results showed on Sunday, underlining the struggle it will face to cling to power in a national election due by May.
Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:41:19 GMT
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Car bombs killed at least 30 people across Iraq on Sunday and wounded nearly a hundred, with attackers mainly targeting busy commercial streets in the capital, police sources said.
South Africans remember Mandela with praise and prayers
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 11:46:11 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colours and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as an example of freedom and forgiveness to build a better nation and world.
India finally fall in line to get Olympic ban overturned
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:37:05 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The defiant Indian Olympic Association (IOA) finally slammed its door on corrupt officials on Sunday in a precariously late act of compliance to get the country's Olympic ban overturned.
Insight - Family, politicians battle over "Brand Mandela"
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:29:30 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From political posters to bottles of wine and kitchen aprons, the face and name of Nelson Mandela are a potent commercial and political brand in South Africa. Little wonder it's so sought after - and the source of occasional squabbles.
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'Very disappointed' Sonia says Cong will name PM candidate
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:11:55 GMT
Stating that the party was "very, very disappointed" over the poll results in four states, the Congress president said there is a need for "deep introspection".
BJP wins Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, ahead in Chhattisgarh; AAP's big day
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 09:32:40 GMT
BJP retained MP and ousted the Congress in Rajasthan. AAP's stunning show in Delhi pushed Cong to third, with BJP looking set to take power.
Arvind Kejriwal, the giant killer who swept Sheila Dikshit out of power
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:30:07 GMT
Dismissed as a political greenhorn, engineer-turned-civil servant Arvind Kejriwal has cemented his place in politics with a stunning political debut.
Election results: Close contest in Chhattisgarh
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:28:58 GMT
After the initial trends indicated a close contest with Congress in Chhattisgarh, BJP was now leading in 48 out of the 90 seats and may retain power in the tribal state.
Hazare happy with AAP's performance in Delhi
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:55:46 GMT
Hazare, who had refused to campaign for Kejriwal's party, expressed happiness over AAP's performance in the Delhi elections.