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To target Modi ahead of polls is a convention: Jaitley
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday termed the apex court order to probe the role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots as a 'convention' that cropped up ahead of elections and said it would not be able to find anything against the BJP leader.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:35:09 PM

Congress attack gets the Modi edge after court order
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Two days ahead of the third round of polling in the parliamentary elections, political knives were once again sharpened as the Supreme Court asked for a probe into Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's role in the 2002 riots in the state, an event that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its prime minister-in-waiting has found it hard to live down.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:31:02 PM

258 candidates with criminal records in round three of polls
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The third phase of polls April 30 has a mixed bag of candidates with 258 nominees having criminal records and 223 millionaires, a study by an NGO said Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:13:59 PM

Supreme Court orders probe into Modi's role in Gujarat riots
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered a special probe panel to investigate the role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and top state officials in the 2002 communal riots and submit a report within three months.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:13:38 PM

Rahul joins Priyanka to campaign in Uttar Pradesh
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) His sister handled the turf while he crisscrossed the country canvassing support for the Congress. But on Monday, Rahul Gandhi shared the stage with Priyanka for the first time since campaigning began for Election 2009 to launch a blistering attack on Chief Minister Mayawati.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:10:56 PM

Yashwant Sinha lends support for Modi as PM
Ahmedabad, April 27 (IANS) Another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has come out in support of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as future prime minister. Senior party leader Yashwant Sinha Monday said Modi has all the qualities to fit the top job.

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:06:44 PM

Will Chetan Chauhan score a century ?
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician and BJP candidate from East Delhi Chetan Chauhan is doing what he loves best - play cricket - with people of the constituency during his poll campaigns, but taking care to give the right assurances during his speeches.

Monday, April 27, 2009 6:52:19 PM

For Lalu Prasad, memory is his gizmo
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) No drawing up election strategies on the laptop for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad - his brain is his supercomputer.

Monday, April 27, 2009 6:52:16 PM

Why flying sneakers for Congress and chappals for BJP?
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After the flurry of flying sneakers and chappals, a Congress wag posed a pertinent question: Why is it that the Congress party, which professes to champion the cause of the 'aam aadmi' (common people), is being targeted with expensive footwear - sneakers, even branded ones, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that once believed in 'Shining India', is getting only chappals?

Monday, April 27, 2009 6:52:15 PM

In internet times, a candidate pens postcards to voters (Poll Prattle)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate from the Shimla Lok Sabha seat Virender Kashyap has a massive job on hand - sending over one million postcards to reach out to the electorate in his Himachal Pradesh constituency.

Monday, April 27, 2009 6:52:14 PM

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