Jan Chetna Yatra

  • India Shining slogan led to NDA's loss: Advani December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday said his yatras have been an invaluable education to him. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi, Advani also appreciated the support he has got during his Jan Chetna Yatra. "Public support I received during this yatra is...
  • Advani's yatra a bid to realise PM dream: Moily November 20, 2011

    Mangalore: Taking a swipe at L K Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra, Union Minister M Veerappa Moily on Sunday dubbed it as a personal agenda of the BJP veteran to fulfill his dream of becoming the Prime Minister. "Advani's wish to become Prime Minister earlier failed. Now, he is trying to realise...
  • Advani's yatra ends, grand finale at Ramlila Maidan November 20, 2011

    BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley are likely to be present when LK Advani ends his Jan Chetna Yatra on Sunday. ...
  • Advani's 38day long yatra ends in Delhi today November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani's 38day long Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption will end in New Delhi on Sunday. The 84yearold veteran leader of Indian politics, who flagged off his rally in Bihar on October 11, has been on the road for 38days covering well over 7000 kms....
  • Advani's yatra all set to enter Uttarakhand November 16, 2011

    Dehradun: BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra is all set to enter Uttarakhand on Thursday as authorities beefed up security for his public meetings. During his threeday programme in the pollbound hill state, Advani will address four public meetings, including one at the Parade Ground here, they said. A rousing welcome...
  • Punjab: Protesters hurl eggs at Advani's rath November 13, 2011

    Bhatinda: BJP leader LK Advani's yatra on Sunday met a hostile reception in Punjab, with protesters hurling eggs at his 'rath' and waving black flags, briefly disrupting his convoy's journey in the state, where the party is in power along with Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). A 3040strong group of protesters belonging...
  • Advani's Yatra moves to Punjab today November 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption moves to Punjab on Sunday. The BJP leader has been on the road for 32 days. He will be addressing a public meeting in Ludhiana where he is to attend a public meeting. A night halt in Ludhiana...
  • Why is Sonia Gandhi quiet on 2G: LK Advani November 11, 2011

    It's been a month since LK Advani began his yatra against corruption and on Friday Advani slammed the UPA government at a public rally in Japipur. ...
  • Advani's yatra in Rajasthan after birthday break November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra will continue to tour Rajashthan on Wednesday after the leader took a day off on Tuesday to celebrate his 84th birthday. Before the start of the Yatra, Advani said there was no plan to move a noconfidence motion in Parliament...
  • Congress synonymous with corruption: Modi November 6, 2011

    Vapi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress has become synonymous with corruption and warned the party of a bleak future, noting that every time people have risen against graft, governments have fallen. "Every time a voice against corruption is raised, be it Anna Hazare's, yoga guru Ramdev's...
  • Modi welcomes Advani's yatra in Gujarat November 6, 2011

    Vapi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna yatra has rolled into the state of Gujarat and Chief Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the yatra. Advani has been on the road for 27 days now and will be touring Gujarat on Sunday. The senior BJP leader had reached Daman on Saturday...
  • UPA govt has disgraced democracy: Advani November 3, 2011

    Kolhapur (Maha): Stepping up his attack on the Centre's UPA Government, BJP leader LK Advani has branded it as 'corrupt' and said it brought 'disgrace' to democracy. The BJP stalwart also demanded that the government publish a white paper on black money salted away in Switzerland and other tax havens. "The UPA...
  • I liked Manmohan when he wasn't PM: Advani November 2, 2011

    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 antigraft Jan Chetna Yatra, also said calling Singh a weak Prime...
  • BJP snubs Advani as yatra enters Bangalore October 31, 2011

    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 anticorruption yatra, but there was little support for him from his own party members as former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's...
  • Kochi: Advani's vehicle leaked fuel October 30, 2011

    Kochi: A bullet proof vehicle, which brought senior BJP leader LK Advani and his daughter Pratibha Advani to the Nedumabassery airport on Sunday evening from their hotel in Kochi for their onward journey to Bangalore, was found to have leaked fuel. Advani, who had completed the Kerala leg of his 'Jan...
  • Advani's yatra set to enter Karnataka today October 30, 2011

    Bangalore: In an irony of sorts, BJP leader LK Advani's anticorruption yatra rolls into his partyruled 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, the...
  • Rath Yatra: change in traffic plan for Sun October 29, 2011

    BANGALORE: In wake of L K Advanis Jana Chethana Yatra at National High School Grounds on Sunday, the city traffic police have made changes in vehicular movement. People coming from Mysore Road, Tumkur Road, Magadi Road and Bellary Road through BMTC buses and tempos can alight at Shivashankar Circle and...
  • Day 18: Advani to conclude TN leg of his yatra October 28, 2011

    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 38day...
  • Will take antigraft yatra to Bangalore: Advani October 23, 2011

    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 on...
  • Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra enters Orissa October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP leader LK Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption entered day 13 on Sunday. He will addressing five public meetings across Orissa over the next three days. Advani is expected to target the ruling BJD over large scale corruption. The countrywide Jan Chetna Yatra reached Raipur on Saturday with...
  • Advani says bypoll results a warning for Cong October 18, 2011

    Nagpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday said that the Monday byelections 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 byelections were ruled by...
  • Advani should've started yatra from K'taka: Cong October 15, 2011

    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 'cashforcoverage' scandal October 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The BJP has tried to bribe the press for favourable coverage of LK Advani's anticorruption 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 suspended...
  • Cabinet meets will soon be held in Tihar: Advani October 15, 2011

    Umaria: Alleging that the Congressled 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 deep...
  • No competition between me and Modi: Advani October 13, 2011

    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 'Sadbhavna...
  • Watch: Advani's rath gets stuck under a bridge October 12, 2011

    LK Advani's rath got stuck under a bridge on river Son between Patna and Arra on the second day of his Jan Chetna Yatra. ...
  • Munde dares RR Patil to stop Advani's yatra October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Wednesday dared Maharashtra home minister RR Patil to stop LK Advani's anticorruption Jan Chetna Yatra. "I dare RR Patil. If he has courage, he should try and obstruct the rath yatra. It will come to Maharashtra and BJP will welcome...
  • NDA may get chance to form next govt: LK Advani October 12, 2011

    Patna: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday said there was all possibility of the NDA getting a chance to form the next government at the Centre, but remained noncommittal on whether he was still in the race for prime ministership. High on the initial response received by his Jan Chetna...
  • Advani yatra: JP's village lies forgotten October 11, 2011

    Sitab Diara: The winds of change sweeping through Bihar have curiously left out a forgotten yet important part of the state, the tiny village of Sitab Diara, the birthplace of legendary socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan, which has been chosen by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani as the starting...
  • Advani starts his yatra, vows to end corruption October 11, 2011

    Sitab Diara: Senior BJP leader LK Advani began his 38day long Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption from Sitab Diara village in Bihar on Tuesday. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagged off the yatra. BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar, who is the convener of the rath yatra, were also...