BJP Infighting

  • BJP infighting: Jaswant likely to file nomination as Independent today 24-03-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is dealing with a war within and the split in the party's top leadership is out in the open. Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh will file his nomination from Barmer as an Independent on Monday after his party refused to oblige him with a...
  • Delhi: Hit by Vijay Goel's rebellion, BJP defers naming CM candidate 20-10-2013 10:44 PM

    New Delhi: Infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi unit forced the party to defer the announcement of its chief ministerial candidate for the assembly elections in the national capital. The party, instead, claimed that the meeting of its top leadership was held to discuss the strategy for the...
  • Delhi: Infighting within BJP over CM nominee 18-10-2013 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi assembly elections will be held in two months but, it seems, the BJP's biggest enemy is not the Congress but in-fighting over who becomes the parties chief ministerial candidate. As tension simmers within, together in a show of unity after 48 hours of behind the scene...
  • Nitish says JD(U)-BJP ties untenable; Gadkari meets Sharad Yadav 13-06-2013 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is keeping the guessing game going with sources claiming he has told the BJP that Narendra Modi's elevation has made their alliance untenable. Keen to defuse the crisis, the BJP on Thursday rushed Nitin Gadkari to JD(U) chief...
  • Can't rule out the possibility of a Third Front: Nitish Kumar 13-06-2013 10:59 AM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday kept up the pressure on the NDA and said that he can't rule out the possibility of a Third Front. Hinting that the JD(U) could be open to supporting the Congress in future if the demand for Bihar's special status was met,...
  • There is no unanimity over Modi either in NDA or BJP: Sagarika Ghose 12-06-2013 06:02 PM

    LK Advani's resignation from all party posts and the withdrawal of the same a day later have been variously interpreted in political circles. Some have called it an abject surrender to Modi and the RSS. Is there more to read between the lines? CNN-IBN's deputy editor Sagarika Ghose joined IBNLive...
  • Will continue to run govt with JD(U) in Bihar: BJP 12-06-2013 05:43 PM

    The JD(U) is exploring other options in Bihar away from the BJP after Narendra Modi's elevation to poll panel chief, but the BJP maintains it will not break ties with its biggest ally. "In a democracy one has to obey people's wishes. And the people of Bihar have voted for...
  • LK Advani: The reluctant fundamentalist

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Challenging the Nehruvian consensus from the Right has been LK Advani's lifelong mission. When his memoir My Country My Life was released, Arun Jaitley said...

  • Certainly a likelihood of the NDA splitting: Mukund Padmanabhan 11-06-2013 05:11 PM

    With the party patriarch and its most identifiable national face, LK Advani, resigning from all positions in the party, the division bell has rung aloud in the BJP. Is the party headed for a split? Senior associate editor of The Hindu Mukund Padmanabhan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on...
  • BJP leadership indicates party work will go on with or without Advani 11-06-2013 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be hardening its stand on LK Advani as attempts to pacify him fail. The party patriarch now looks completely isolated. BJP President Rajnath Singh is going to Banswara in Rajasthan at the time of such a crisis, sources say, to send out...
  • Communal forces are fighting within the BJP: Lalu Prasad 10-06-2013 07:54 PM

    RJD President Lalu Prasad said communal forces are fighting within BJP, while commenting on BJP leader LK Advani's resignation. "There is not much difference between Advani and (Narendra) Modi. Both were blamed for the demolition of Babri Masjid in Gujarat that led to the death of thousands of innocent people,"...
  • Modi has cornered Advani and crowned himself, says JDU leader 10-06-2013 06:20 PM

    JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that when Modi was about to lose his government in Gujarat after Godhra riots, Advani saved him. Today, Modi has cornered Advani and crowned himself. Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • BJP will ask Advani what led to his resignation: Kirti Azad 10-06-2013 05:59 PM

    Former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad said the party will speak to LK Advani and ask him what led to his resignation. Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi the chief of Central Election...
  • Is the BJP's decision on Modi going to be postponed? 08-06-2013 02:46 PM

    Panaji: The BJP continues to be in a dilemma over anointing Narendra Modi as campaign committee chief for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in the absence of patriarch LK Advani and other senior leaders, who have not turned up for the ongoing National Executive meeting in Goa as they are...