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Apr 7, 2014

On Anna, BJP manifesto, and the next Defence minister: VK Singh weighs in

When asked whether he will be India's next defence minister, VK Singh laughs about it. But at his jansabhas without fail someone mentions that this is the man who could become the next defence minister and protect India’s borders just as he has done in the army. #Anna Hazare #BJP #BJP Manifesto #General VK Singh #Ghaziabad #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #NewsTracker #Politics #Q&A #VK Singh

Apr 7, 2014

Rahul Gandhi rakes up Snoopgate, Modi to woo back Delhi

Rahul Gandhi’s big rally in Dakshinpuri in Delhi was clearly a source of great anxiety for his party. The last one before the Delhi Assembly elections had proved to be a gigantic dud. This time the Congress went all out to mobilize the faithful. #AAP #Arvinder Singh Lovely #BJP #Congress #Delhi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Priyanka Gandhi #Rahul Gandhi #Sandeep Dikshit #Sheila Dikshit #Sonia Gandhi

Apr 6, 2014

Behen-ji ko PM banana hoga: Mayawati dreaming

Mayawati wants to become "the balance of power" in Delhi after this election. This is how she wants to achieve it. #Ghaziabad #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha polls 2014 #Mayawati #Modi #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay

Apr 6, 2014

Photos: Show of support for Mayawati at Ghaziabad rally

BSP supremo Mayawati said on Saturday that Muslims should vote for BSP rather than the Congress if they wanted to prevent Narendra Modi from becoming prime minister. Here are the pictures from the rally. #Ghaziabad #ImagesOfTheDay #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Mayawati

Apr 5, 2014

Yogendra Yadav hopes Mewat’s Muslims will halt Modi’s juggernaut

The Meo Muslims of Mewat come from fighting stock. On a day when Modi came to Gurgaon, AAP's Yogendra Yadav tried to summon up the fighting spirit of Mewat to rebuff Modi. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Gurgaon #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Mahatma Gandhi #Mewat #Narendra Modi #Yogendra Yadav

Apr 5, 2014

Advani’s rally in Delhi: Who’s afraid of the M-word?

Lal Krishna Advani, the patriarch of the BJP had descended from the Great Sulk to give his blessing to the 2014 campaign. But was he going to take the name of Narendra Modi? #BJP #Chandni Chowk #India #L.K. Advani #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Narendra Modi #Politics

Apr 4, 2014

Seven signs you are trapped in a village election rally

Political rhetoric aside, one thing was for sure, this was not a city rally anymore. Here are seven signs: #campaign trail #India #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Mewat #Narendra Modi #Politics #Yogendra Yadav

Apr 4, 2014

What Chief Justice P Sathasivam thinks about Section 377

A curative petition for Section 377 is a long shot except an odd little nugget has surfaced that offers a peek into the Chief Justice's mind as the petition goes before him. #"Kuch Kuch Hota Hai #Chief Justice of India #Chief Justice P Sathasivam #JustSaying #LGBT #P Sathasivam #SC verdict on Section 377 #Sec 377 #Section 377 #Supreme Court of India

Apr 3, 2014

Can Gandhi’s grandson win for AAP in Gandhi Nagar?

Eventually at 2:30 the Kejriwal road show finally reaches Gandhi Nagar. The street is galvanized into action. The garlands are fished out. The patriotic music pumped up. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #Gandhi Nagar #Mahatma Gandhi #PoliticsDecoder #Rajmohan Gandhi

Apr 3, 2014

In Chandni Chowk, will Sibal’s ‘secret weapon’ push him past BJP, AAP?

Mohammad Adil Qureishi standing at his store in a narrow lane lined with tandoori chicken shops says Kapil Sibal has a secret weapon in this three-cornered race #BJP #Chandni Chowk #Congress #Harsh Vardhan #India #Kapil Sibal #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #New Delhi #Politics