BJP worker hurls show at L. K. Advani

NEW DELHI: An angry BJP worker threw a shoe at party’s Prime Ministerial candidate, L. K. Advani on Thursday. According to Indian media, the BJP worker Pawas Agarwal threw a shoe at Advani in Madhya Pradesh during first phase of Indian Lok Sabha polls. The police arrested Agarwall.

Over 60 percent voter turnout in first phase

  The first phase of the 2009 Lok Sabha elections recorded 58-62 percent voter turnout but was marred by large-scale Maoist violence that claimed the lives of 19 people, including 10 police personnel, the Election Commission said Thursday.

Polling begins in first phase of LS elections

Staggered polling began on Thursday for the first phase of elections across 15 states and two Union Territories to elect a new Lok Sabha as also legislative assemblies in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa amid tight security.

भारत का अगला पीएम ‘गुलाम’ होगा या ‘बंधक’?

एनडीए के प्रधानमंत्री पद के उम्मीदवार लालकृष्ण आडवाणी को ‘आरएसएस के गुलाम’ हैं और कांग्रेस के प्रधानमंत्री पद के उम्मी वार मनमोहन सिंह ‘बंधक प्रधानमंत्री’...

PM more competent than Advani to handle slowdown: Chidambaram

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today claimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is more competent than BJP leader L K Advani to handle the economic slowdown. “If one has to chose between Advani and Manmohan Singh to handle a slowdown, I have no doubt that more than 90 per cent will say Manmohan singh is more competent to handle the slowdown than Advani,” Chidambaram told media persons...

India-controlled Kashmir to vote first in Indian general elections

India-controlled Kashmir will be among the first group of Indian states and territories to vote Thursday in the first phase of the month-long Indian general elections. Heavy security has been provided to ensure the elections here in the wake of recent fightings between Indian troops and militants in the region, said an Indian police official.

Vote For Your P.M

India General Elections 2009 – Vote for your PM: Your Views Vote for your PM Elections 2009 Manmohan Singh (34%, 462 Votes) LK Advani (21%, 282 Votes) Rahul Gandhi (17%, 238 Votes) Narendra Modi (17%, 234 Votes) Mayavati (7%, 101 Votes) Sharad Pawar (4%, 49 Votes) Total Voters: 1,356  Loading ...

Nafisa Ali is SP’s new candidate from Lucknow

With the Supreme Court denying actor Sanjay Dutt permission to contest the Lok Sabha polls, the Samajwadi Party on Sunday named former Miss India and social activist Nafisa Ali as the new party candidate from the Lucknow seat. 

I am the first to oppose Tytler, Sajjan: Nafisa Ali

Lucknow (IANS): Nafisa Ali may have several reasons for moving from the Congress to the Samajwadi Party, but what triggered her exit, she says, was the Congress leadership’s indifference to her objection against nominations for Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar.

Only Congress can protect secular values, says Sonia Gandhi

Shillong, Apr 13 (ANI): Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the country needed a strong and stable government to protect and promote secular values and communal harmony. ‘The country needs a government that is strong and stable and will protect and promote secular values and communal harmony. Only Congress can give such a government,’ Sonia Gandhi said while addressing an election...
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