Advani Rath Yatra

  • NDA MPs will give declaration on black money: BJP 20-11-2011 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: Taking the battle into the winter session of Parliament, senior BJP leader LK Adavani announced at the end of the 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra that all NDA MP's will declare to the presiding officers of their respective house that they don't have black money stashed aboard. Advani said...
  • Advani ends Yatra, calls UPA the worst Govt 20-11-2011 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani's 38-day long Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption will end in New Delhi on Sunday. Many BJP members were present at the Ramlila Maidan, showing their solidarity to the veteran politician. Addressing his supporters at Ramlila Maidan, Advani called for an effective Lokpal Bill....
  • UP cannot be divided in haste: Advani 17-11-2011 11:20 AM

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani has given a partial thumbs up to the proposal of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati to split Uttar Pradesh into four new states. He said a state reorganisation exercise could not be done in haste based on just a Chief Minister's...
  • Modi denies rift with Advani, blames media 07-11-2011 06:23 PM

    Bharuch (Gujarat): Ruling out differences between himself and senior party colleague LK Advani, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the media of playing into the hands of the ruling Congress and sensationalising news. Addressing a rally at Bharuch on Monday as part of Advani's 'Jan Chetna Yatra', he...
  • One more detained in Advani yatra bomb case 02-11-2011 08:27 PM

    Madurai: Police on Wednesday detained one more person and formed 10 probe teams in connection with the planting of a powerful pipe bomb on the yatra route of BJP leader LK Advani on October 27 and said initial probe suggested that anger against Hindutva forces was the motive behind it....
  • I liked Manmohan when he wasn't PM: Advani 02-11-2011 03:54 PM

    Panaji: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Wednesday said he liked Manmohan Singh 'when he was not the prime minister'. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, the former deputy prime minister, who is on a nationwide anti-graft Jan Chetna Yatra, also said calling Singh a weak Prime Minister...
  • No regrets about dropping Yeddyuprappa: Advani 02-11-2011 11:49 AM

    Panaji: Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Wednesday said he did not regret that the party had taken action against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, who was arrested in connection with a graft case. "The problem in Karnataka is because the party is dealing with corruption...
  • Definite clues in Advani yatra bomb case: Police 31-10-2011 04:40 PM

    Madurai: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Tamil Nadu police probing planting of a powerful pipe bomb on the yatra route of BJP leader L K Advani on Monday claimed to have obtained 'definite clues' and expressed confidence about nabbing the culprits. Definite clues had been obtained in the case...
  • BJP snubs Advani as yatra enters Bangalore 31-10-2011 07:17 AM

    Bangalore: BJP leader LK Advani is feeling the heat from his own party members. He will address a rally at Bangalore's Nehru Maidan on Monday as part of his anti-corruption yatra, but there was little support for him from his own party members as former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's...
  • Advani's yatra set to enter Karnataka today 30-10-2011 08:27 AM

    Bangalore: In an irony of sorts, BJP leader LK Advani's anti-corruption yatra rolls into his party-ruled state on Sunday, where a former Chief Minister is lodged in jail and two other ministers face corruption charges. On Saturday when state BJP leaders were engaged in hectic preparations to welcome the yatra,...
  • BJP will go it alone in UP polls: Advani 29-10-2011 02:36 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday said the party would go it alone in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The 84-year-old BJP leader said this while addressing a rally in Thiruvananthapuram as part of his Kerala leg of yatra. "No, we don't wish to have any alliance in Uttar...
  • No need for changes in RTI: LK Advani 29-10-2011 02:05 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Opposing the move to dilute the RTI Act, BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's talk of a relook at the Act could be due to "sharp" differences between some of his ministers giving the impression of a "civil war" within the government. "I see...
  • Advani lauds TN police for bomb detection 29-10-2011 01:11 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: BJP leader LK Advani, whose yatra route was changed following detection of a powerful pipe-bomb near Madurai, on Saturday, said the matter must be thoroughly probed and the culprits traced. Narrating the sequence of events that led his yatra route to be changed in Madurai, Advani said, "Tamil Nadu...
  • Tighten security for Advani's yatra: BJP 28-10-2011 12:59 PM

    After explosives were found on Advani's yatra route, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi asks for more security. ...
  • Explosives found on Advani's yatra route in TN 28-10-2011 10:51 AM

    Madurai: Explosives have been found under a bridge at Almapatti village near Tirumangalam, about 30 Kms from Madurai on Friday on the yatra route of senior BJP leader LK Advani. The explosives have been removed while investigations on the matter are still on. Police sources said the five-ft pipe bomb,...
  • Day 18: Advani to conclude TN leg of his yatra 28-10-2011 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: On the 18th day of his Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption, veteran BJP leader LK Advani will address public meetings in Madurai and Srivillputhur in Tamil Nadu, before heading to Thiruvananthapuram for the Kerala leg of his yatra. On Thursday, before embarking on the second phase of his...
  • Yatra for India; not for BJP, elections: Advani 27-10-2011 03:33 PM

    New Delhi: Before embarking on the second phase of his 38-day journey, BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday rejected criticism that through the yatra, he was seeking to repackage himself. "Frankly, I do not quite understand why I would like to repackage myself. Also, I would wish to stress with...
  • Will take anti-graft yatra to Bangalore: Advani 23-10-2011 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani, rubbishing reports of cancellation of his Bangalore rath yatra, on Sunday said he will take his Jan Chetna Yatra to the city. Advani confirmed his tour of the IT city saying, "I will take my Jan Chetna Yatra against graft to Bangalore." Sources...
  • BSY upset with Advani, wants to go to jail 19-10-2011 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Upset with LK Advani over his comment on corruption in the BJP, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa wants to go to jail said sources. Yeddyurappa, despite his poor health, has expressed his wish to go to jail. Advani addressing a public rally in Nagpur on Tuesday had...
  • Advani says by-poll results a warning for Cong 18-10-2011 10:16 AM

    Nagpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday said that the Monday by-elections results were very significant, terming them as a warning to the Central government. Addressing a press conference in Nagpur, he pointed that barring Bihar, all the other three states that witnessed by-elections were ruled...
  • No response to Advani yatra: Digvijaya Singh 16-10-2011 11:12 PM

    Lucknow: Terming the Jan Chetna yatra of senior BJP leader LK Advani as a drama, AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said there is no response to it. "BJP's credibility has decreased and people understand that Jan Chetna Yatra of LK Advani is nothing more than a drama," he...
  • TWTW: LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra 16-10-2011 11:27 AM

    This week on The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha brings the funny side to BJP leader LK Advani's Rath Yatra, the BlackBerry outage and the new Telecom policy. ...
  • Advani to decide on PM candidature on health basis 15-10-2011 01:42 PM

    Umariya: Keeping alive the issue of his Prime Ministerial ambitions, BJP leader LK Advani has said he would decide on it depending on his "health" and "capability" to contribute at the time of Lok Sabha polls. The former Deputy Prime Minister, who is on his 'yatra' against corruption, admitted that...
  • Advani should've started yatra from K'taka: Cong 15-10-2011 01:02 PM

    Congress spokesperson Renuka Chaudhary said that it's ironic that BS Yeddyurappa's arrest warrant came at the time of the Jan Chetna Yatra. ...
  • Advani yatra hit by 'cash-for-coverage' scandal 15-10-2011 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP has tried to bribe the press for favourable coverage of LK Advani's anti-corruption Jan Chetna yatra. Envelopes containing currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination were handed out to journalists at a press conference in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh BJP Chief Prabhat Jha has...
  • Cabinet meets will soon be held in Tihar: Advani 15-10-2011 08:17 AM

    Umaria: Alleging that the Congress-led UPA government was neck deep in corruption, BJP leader LK Advani on Friday said that the day was not far when the government would have to call its Cabinet meeting in Tihar Jail. "It is really unfortunate for Indian democracy that the UPA ministers, neck...
  • Advani's rath yatra enters Madhya Pradesh 14-10-2011 12:32 AM

    Hanumana: Entering Madhya Pradesh with his yatra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Thursday said people should be made aware of the impact of corruption, in order to eradicate the social evil. "This time I am going to be among people to help remove corruption and set...
  • No power tussle with Modi, says Advani 13-10-2011 10:10 PM

    Varanasi: On the third day of the rath yatra of Lal Krishna Advani, BJP leader Uma Bharti said that he was still the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. However, Advani continued to stay away from the contentious issue, while denying there is any power tussle or competitive politics with Narendra Modi....
  • No competition between me and Modi: Advani 13-10-2011 02:06 PM

    New Delhi: Denying all the rumours, veteran BJP leader LK Advani says there is no competition between him and Gujarat chief Minister Narendra Modi for the race of party's prime ministerial candidature in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Modi recently announced that he will go again on fast under the...