Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday said it was not satisfied with NCP chief Sharad Pawar's explanation over his controversial statement asking people to vote from more than one place, but said it would not pursue the matter further.
India | NDTV.com | Thursday February 20, 2014
Amid massive sloganeering and chaos, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced a special package for Seemandhra in a debate on in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial bill which creates a Telangana state by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
Senior CPM leader MM Mani, who was removed as the party's Idukkki district secretary after his controversial speech in which he boasted that the party had in the past eliminated its foes in the area, has been re-elected to the key organisational post...
South | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday February 17, 2013
Controversial Andhra Pradesh politician Akbaruddin Owaisi, who faces two cases of making inflammatory speeches, walked out of jail after nearly 40 days today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 16, 2013
Controversial Andhra Pradesh politician Akbaruddin Owaisi, who was booked for allegedly making inflammatory speeches in the state's Adilabad and Nizamabad districts, got bail in both cases today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
The Nizamabad police today has quizzed MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday January 8, 2013
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the controversial politician from Andhra Pradesh, has been arrested for a hate speech delivered last month.
South | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday January 7, 2013
Akbaruddin Owasi, the politician from Andhra Pradesh whose hate speeches have landed him in a series of court cases, has returned to India but wants four days before he meets the police in one of the towns where he delivered one of his controversial ...
South | Written by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday January 7, 2013
A provocative speech by Akbaruddin Owaisi, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA and brother of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, has gone viral and has been widely condemned for allegedly trying to incite communal passions. The controversia...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 21, 2012
Senior CPI-M leader M M Mani was on Wednesday arrested for declining to turn up for a polygraph test as a part of the probe in connection with his controversial speech in which he said his party had in the past eliminated some of its political rivals...
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday October 20, 2012
In what can be seen as an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal government in Punjab, BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife has endorsed Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's controversial drug remark. Mr Gandhi, in a speech...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 14, 2012
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's scathing speech against sexism won unlikely backing from controversial former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson Sunday, who said history was on her side.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 4, 2012
Faced with a virtual ultimatum, CPI(M) leader MM Mani on Wednesday turned up before investigators, who grilled him for five hours over his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 4, 2012
With options running out, CPI(M) leader M M Mani on Wednesday turned up before police for questioning in connection with his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 2, 2012
CPI (M) leader MM Mani, facing criminal charges over his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes, has once again failed to appear before police for questioning.
India | Manish Kumar | Tuesday June 12, 2012
The BJP has said that senior leader Narendra Modi was not referring to Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar when he made controversial remarks about the impact of caste politics in Bihar. Mr Kumar, not a fan of Mr Modi's at the best of times, had retor...
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 5, 2012
A US judge on Friday ordered Twitter to hand over data of three users in contact with the controversial website WikiLeaks, rejecting arguments the move violated freedom of speech and privacy.President Barack Obama's administration obtained a court or...
India | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Sunday May 27, 2012
CPI-M in Kerala virtually censured its Idukki District Secretary MM Mani today for his controversial speech, in which he stated that there had been instances of the party eliminating political rivals.
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday February 18, 2012
After his controversial remarks regarding the minority quota in an election speech and then daring Election Commission, Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma has taken an U-turn, saying his comments could have been a 'slip of the tongue' and he respects ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday April 21, 2010
The organiser of a seminar in Srinagar has been arrested in connection with his plans to playout recorded speeches of Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar on Kashmir issue.