Hunkaar Rally

  • Amidst unprecedented security, Modi to reach blasts-hit Patna today November 1, 2013

    Patna: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will arrive in Patna on Friday evening and will visit the six families of the blast victims. Sources say that Modi will have an unprecedented security cover for his visit. More than 1,000 Special Task Force personnel...
  • Patna blasts: Modi was also a target, code was 'machli 5', say sources October 30, 2013

    Patna: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was also one of the targets of the Patna serial blasts, according to sources. Modi will visit Patna on November 2 to meet the families of the blast victims. Sources say the code word being used for Modi was Machli (fish) 5. The police and...
  • Patna blasts: One more arrested from Motihari, raids on in Mau, Jehanabad October 30, 2013

    Patna: The police have detained one person in connection with the serial blasts in Patna. The police said that the accused was picked up from Motihari based on leads provided by Imtiyaz, who is in police custody. The police are also conducting raids in Mau and Jehanabad in Bihar. Meanwhile, the...
  • Patna blasts: Nitish to meet Shinde; hunt on for Tehseen Akhtar October 30, 2013

    Patna/New Delhi: A massive manhunt is on to capture the mastermind of Sunday's Patna blasts, Indian Mujahideen leader Tehseen Akhtar. The Jharkhand and Bihar police have conducted joint raids on one of the accused Imtiyaz's residence in Jharkhand on Tuesday night. Imtiyaz has revealed that a man named Haider Ali...
  • One more live bomb recovered from Gandhi Maidan in Patna October 29, 2013

    Patna: One more live bomb has been recovered at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna where BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi held the Hunkaar rally. The bomb squad is on the spot trying to defuse the bomb. Meanwhile, CNN-IBN has also accessed the FIR in the Patna blasts case. According to...
  • Had given inputs about Patna rally to Bihar government, says Shinde October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that inputs about Bharatiya Janata Party's Hunkaar rally in Patna were given to the Bihar government. "Whenever there are such rallies happening, the states are given specific inputs in advance. An input was given to the Bihar government on the Patna...
  • Patna blasts: Why didn't Narendra Modi cancel his rally, asks Khurshid October 29, 2013

    As Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is facing flak for choosing to attend a music launch in Mumbai instead of going to Patna on Tuesday, Union Minister Salman Khurshid has come out in Shinde's support asking why Narendra Modi didn't cancel his rally in Patna. ...
  • FTP: Is the Nitish government failing to maintain law and order in Bihar? October 29, 2013

    As serial blasts hit Patna on Sunday, IBN18 Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether the Nitish Kumar government has failed to maintain law and order in Bihar. ...
  • Patna blasts: Eyewitnesses accounts expose security lapses October 28, 2013

    Patna: A series of blasts in Patna on Sunday had left six people dead and over 80 injured, hours before Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Hunkaar rally was scheduled. Eyewitnesses accounts have exposed the lack of checks and other security loopholes. Eight bombs went off...
  • BJP stands to benefit from the Patna blasts, says Digvijaya Singh October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has said that the bomb blasts in Patna would benefit the Bharatiya Janata Party in elections. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai he said, "One political party, which stands to benefit from the blasts, is BJP." He denied the charges that he tried to...
  • Patna blasts: Basic security arrangements were missing for Modi rally October 28, 2013

    Patna: The Patna blasts are being seen as a major lapse on part of the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar. While Nitish says there were no intelligence inputs, the BJP has said that Nitish was asked to provide extra security cover for it's PM candidate Narendra Modi's Hunkaar rally. In...
  • BJP to release letter written to Nitish for security for Modi's rally October 28, 2013

    Patna: The politics over the Patna blasts is now heating up. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Bharatiya Janata Party will release a letter that was written to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in September. In the letter, the BJP had allegedly asked for high security for Gujarat Chief Minister and...
  • Nitish back stabbed JP, Lohia, betrayed Bihar: Modi at Hunkar rally October 27, 2013

    Patna: Taking a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Bharatiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accused him of betraying the political leaders Jayprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia. "Those who claim to be the followers of the political leaders have back stabbed them,"...
  • Live Tweet: Narendra Modi's Hunkar rally in Patna October 27, 2013

    Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party's Hunkar Rally in Patna is a matter of honour for the friends turned foes BJP-JDU alliance as the latter snapped its 17 year old alliance with the former in June 2013 over Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. For the BJP, Hunkar rally...
  • Bihar: BJP calls for 'Hunkaar rally' against JDU October 5, 2012

    Patna: The rift between the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), coalition partners in the Bihar government, has widened. The latter on Friday called for a Hunkaar rally in the state in April 2013, in response to the Adhikaar rally by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. More importantly, Gujarat...