Advani

  • Poll results pre-decided due to 10 years of bad governance, says Advani 16-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday said the results of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections are pre-decided because of ten years of UPA's bad governance and corruption. "In every election there are two adversaries, but it is not so this time. People have made up their mind after...
  • Revealed: Nikhil Advani tweets picture of Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty from the sets of 'Hero' 16-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Even before its release, the remake of Subhash Ghai's 'Hero' which is being directed by Nikhil Advani has generated a lot of curiosity courtesy its lead actor Sooraj Pancholi. Aditya Pancholi and Zareena Wahab's son will be making his debut in the remake opposite Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya. The filmmaker...
  • Vajpayee-Advani partnership replaced by Modi-Adani: Rahul Gandhi 15-04-2014 06:09 PM

    Hingoli (Maharashtra): Congress Vice President took a jibe at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his alleged favours to the Adani group saying Atal Bihari Vajpayee- LK Advani partnership has been replaced by Modi-Adani one. Addressing a rally in Hingoli, Maharashtra, Rahul said Modi had given land equal to...
  • Vajpayee's tenure better than that of Nehru, Indira: LK Advani 14-04-2014 11:49 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday held that Atal Bihari Vajpayee's six years as prime minister were better for India's development than the long rule of Congress' prime ministers Jawaharal Nehru and Indira Gandhi "Vajpayee's tenure as PM was best ever," Advani said addressing election meetings in Bihar's Banka...
  • LK Advani hits out at Nitish for breaking alliance with BJP 14-04-2014 07:06 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday hit out at Nitish Kumar's decision to split from the NDA over Narendra Modi's elevation last year saying he had dishonoured a friendship for which he will be doomed in future. "Nitish has unilaterally snapped friendship with the BJP and launched an all...
  • Advani dubs Manmohan Singh as the 'weakest PM ever' 14-04-2014 06:30 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday returned Congress' barb of Atal Behari Vajpayee being the weakest Prime Minister by dubbing Manmohan Singh as such and saying that the party will be swept out of power at the Centre and from some states. "I have never seen such a weak...
  • Cueist Pankaj Advani goes down to Robbie Williams 14-04-2014 01:56 PM

    Sheffield: Indian champion Pankaj Advani blew a 7-4 lead to lose 7-10 against Robbie Williams in the final qualifying round of the World Professional Snooker Championship. Williams won six frames on the trot to deny victory to the 28-year-old Bangalorean, who thus joined compatriot Aditya Mehta on the sidelines on...
  • Advani says Modi is the next PM, ready to take any role BJP gives him 13-04-2014 12:17 PM

    Ahmedabad: As the Bharatiya Janata Party inches closer to ending the 10-year-long UPA rule and forming the government, as per opinion polls, party patriarch LK Advani wants to make sure that the party puts up a united front. Advani whose differences with the party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi has...
  • Gujarat: 334 candidates in fray for Lok Sabha polls 12-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Ahmedabad: 334 candidates are in the fray in all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat with 79 aspirants having withdrawn their nominations, election officials said. Prominent among 334 candidates, who remained in the arena for April 30 polls, are BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi, Congress senior leader Madhusudan Mistry -both...
  • Pankaj Advani, Aditya Mehta in third round of Professional World Snooker 12-04-2014 07:14 PM

    Sheffield: India's Pankaj Advani came up with a typical late fightback to snatch a dramatic 10-9 win over Chinese Li Hang and join compatriot Aditya Mehta in the third round of the Professional World Snooker Championship qualifying tournament here. The 28-year-old won five of the last six frames Friday to...
  • Pankaj Advani advances in World Championship qualifiers 12-04-2014 03:32 PM

    London: He was left hassled after his baggage was misplaced but unfazed by it, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani rallied to beat China's Li Hang in the second round of the qualifying event for the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Advani notched up a 10-9 triumph to set up a...
  • Would have been great if Advani fought from Bhopal: BJP's Alok Sanjar 10-04-2014 07:27 PM

    Bhopal: While many have termed Jaswant Singh's suspension from the Bharatiya Janata Party a disaster, party's candiadte from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Alok Sanjar has justified the move saying the BJP is a disciplined organistaion. "The party doesn't tolerate if its leaders, irrespective of their stature, disrupt discipline, and we...
  • Modi as PM will be good for country, says Advani's daughter 10-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: Her father LK Advani may have had reservations on the PM candidature of Narendra Modi, but Pratibha feels the Gujarat strongman will "definitely" occupy the top post and it will be "good" for the country. Asserting that it was time for change, Pratibha Advani said people of the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Modi expected to campaign at three places for LS polls 10-04-2014 03:13 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is expected to campaign at three places in Tamil Nadu for the April 24 parliamentary polls. Modi would most probably campaign at Chennai, Virudhunagar and Salem as the BJP leadership is yet to finalise his itinerary in the state, party sources said. BJP's alliance...
  • Narendra Modi will even divide country to become PM: Rahul Gandhi 09-04-2014 10:48 PM

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday raked up "snoopgate" controversy to lash out at Narendra Modi saying the BJP's PM nominee is so desperate for power that he can even "divide the nation" to achieve his goal. Addressing a rally at Karhibadar village in Balod district in Kanker Lok Sabha...
  • Pankaj Advani, Aditya Mehta to begin World Snooker qualifier campaign 08-04-2014 10:41 PM

    Sheffield: India's top cueists Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta will begin their campaign in the World Snooker Championship with qualifying round matches on Wednesday. Advani will take on the winner of the match between Li Hang of China and Ratchoyothin Yotharuck of Thailand in the first round of the qualifiers...
  • Does country need a leader or an event manager: Nitish on Modi 08-04-2014 06:21 PM

    Taking a cue from veteran BJP leader LK Advani's comment on Narendra Modi that he is a good event manager, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday wondered if the country needed a leader or an event manager. "Recently, I saw that Advani said about Narendra Modi that he is...
  • Campaign ends in Delhi, polls on April 10 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    The high-voltage campaigning for the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital that saw newbie Aam Aadmi Party foraying into parliamentary contest to be held on April 10 came to an end on Tuesday. On the last day of campaign, all the top players, BJP, Congress and AAP held...
  • Advani confident of BJP led NDA coming to power 08-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday expressed confidence that BJP led NDA would form the next government in the country and Narendra Modi would create an 'unprecedented history'. "There is no doubt among the people about whose government will come to power after the Lok Sabha polls and...
  • Ashok Pradhan joins SP, alleges trade of Lok Sabha tickets in BJP 08-04-2014 03:53 PM

    In a setback to BJP days ahead of April 10 elections in Gautam Budh Nagar, former Union minister and senior leader Ashok Pradhan on Tuesday joined Samajwadi Party, claiming that there was "trade" of Lok Sabha tickets in the saffron party. "In BJP there is "Kharid-farokth" (trade) of Loksabha tickets....
  • Advani unsure of BJP notching up majority on its own 08-04-2014 03:35 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: BJP veteran LK Advani on Tuesday said he was not sure whether his party on its own will get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha polls but exuded confidence that NDA will emerge victorious and form the next government. "If the BJP will get a clear majority or...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Naming Modi as PM candidate to influence poll result, says LK Advani 07-04-2014 05:44 PM

    BJP leader L K Advani on Monday said the outcome of no other election has been influenced so much by the announcement of a prime ministerial candidate as it has been this time by declaration of Narendra Modi's name. Advani, who does not share the best of vibes with Modi...
  • Narendra Modi misused CM office to tap phones of women: Rahul Gandhi 07-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Rahul Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi over the snoopgate scandal during his rally in Karnataka. ...
  • Narendra Modi recalls 'sacrifices' of BJP veterans, hails Atal-Advani 07-04-2014 12:08 AM

    Accused of sidelining veterans, Narendra Modi on Sunday reached out to the elders in BJP, hailing the "sacrifice" of "four generations" of partymen and leadership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani and said they continue to inspire him. Addressing workers from over six lakh polling booths across the country...
  • Advani appears to have reservations over Modi-centric campaign 06-04-2014 11:29 PM

    Amid criticism that the BJP ran a "Modi-centric" campaign, BJP veteran LK Advani on Sunday appeared to suggest that no one should overshadow the party. "These days, when people are asked which party would form government, some would say BJP's government will run this country while some other would say...
  • Delhi: BJP takes up door-to-door campaign as polling day nears 06-04-2014 08:55 PM

    On its foundation day, BJP workers on Sunday carried out a massive door-to-door campaign across the national capital seeking people's support to wrest all the seven Lok Sabha seats from Congress in the April 10 election in the city. Party's senior leaders, candidates, MLAs, councillors and district and block presidents...
  • LK Advani files nomination, declares assets of over Rs 7 crore 05-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Gandhinagar: Veteran BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani has declared in his affidavit before the election authority that he and his family possess assets of over Rs 7 crore. Advani on Saturday filed nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. As per the affidavit, his and his family's...