L K Advani

  • Advani deserves to be President of India: Gadkari 21-06-2014 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has said party patriarch L K Advani deserves to be the President of India, a post commensurate with his stature. Appearing on Rajat Sharma's show 'Aap ki Adalat' on 'India TV', the Union Road Transport Minister said it would not...
  • Nitish hits out at Modi for hijacking BJP 26-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched a vitriolic attack on BJP veteran Narendra Modi today, saying he had hijacked his "old companion" BJP. Nitish alleged that to accommodate Modi, BJP president Rajnath Singh even changed party slogan in just half an hour. "Just see how the president of that party...
  • LK Advani asks cricketers to stay away from 'fixing' 14-12-2013 12:06 PM

    Senior BJP leader L K Advani today expressed concerns over "fixing" in cricket saying that players should avoid the temptation of getting rich through unsavoury means. At the International Sindhi Conference here in Indore, Advani said, "There was a time when players such as Vinu Mankad and others featured on...
  • Advani, Modi expected to attend BJP meet on September 25 18-09-2013 01:08 PM

    BJP patriarch L K Advani and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi are expected to share the dais at a party workers' meet in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on September 25. Other prominent BJP leaders, including Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar, Venkaiah Naidu, Sushma Swaraj and former chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh,...
  • No conflict of interest between Advani and Modi: Naidu 16-08-2013 05:01 PM

    Denying any conflict of interest between L K Advani and Narendra Modi, BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Friday supported the Gujarat Chief Minister's challenge to the Prime Minister, saying that everybody has the right to question his performance as he was accountable to the nation. "There is no conflict of...
  • No conflict of interest between Advani and Modi: Naidu 16-08-2013 04:47 PM

    Denying any conflict of interest between L K Advani and Narendra Modi, BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Friday supported the Gujarat Chief Minister's challenge to the Prime Minister, saying that everybody has the right to question his performance as he was accountable to the nation. "There is no conflict of...
  • Advani praises Narendra Modi, Shivraj Singh Chouhan for good governance 02-08-2013 11:27 AM

    BJP leader L K Advani on Thursday praised Narendra Modi and Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the same breath saying the two Chief Ministers have provided good governance in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. The remarks were significant as Advani, who is not on the best of terms with Modi and had...
  • Varun Gandhi meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat 26-07-2013 08:19 PM

    Nagpur: BJP youth leader Varun Gandhi held discussions with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and others on Friday at Hedgewar Bhawan, the RSS headquarters at Mahal, in the eastern part of city. Gandhi who has been entrusted the responsibility of holding BJP rallies in the new set up, spent about three...
  • Arun Nehru cremated, Sonia's grandson performs last rites 26-07-2013 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Arun Nehru, former union minister, was cremated here today in the presence of Sonia Gandhi and her family, including her 13-year-old grandson Raihan who lit the pyre. Nehru, a cousin of Rajiv Gandhi during whose Prime Ministership in the 1980's he was a powerful political figure, died last...
  • Narendra Modi's elevation a threat to secularism: Chennithala 10-06-2013 02:56 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to elevate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as head of the party's campaign committee for the Lok Sabha polls posed a "challenge to secularism and democracy," Kerala PCC president Ramesh Chennithala said today. Attacking Modi's style of functioning, the Congress leader called for strengthening unity...
  • Karnataka: Sans Advani, Modi, BJP to start poll campaign 08-04-2013 04:58 AM

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP will launch its campaign for the May 5, 2013 Assembly elections in Karnataka from Monday with the party stalwarts L K Advani and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to skip the event. The two leaders' absence seems to have taken some sheen off the rally, which...
  • BJP rules out apology as UPA attacks Advani 08-08-2012 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: There was ruckus in Parliament on Wednesday as veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani made a controversial remark against the UPA government. The veteran leader began a debate on the violence in Kokrajhar in Assam putting the blame squarely on the illegal migrants from Bangladesh,...
  • Advani blog splits NDA, Yeddy fumes, BJP silent 07-08-2012 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday came in the line of fire over his blog wherein he talked about the possibility of a non-Congress and non-BJP Prime Minister after the 2014 general elections. While long-time ally Bal Thackeray hit out at him terming...
  • Karnataka: Shettar seeks guidance on Cabinet expansion 14-07-2012 10:51 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with rebellion in the party's state unit on the issue of portfolio distribution, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari and other central leaders to seek guidance on Cabinet expansion. Accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok, Shettar also...
  • Sonia Gandhi has invited Esha, Bharat: Hema Malini 01-07-2012 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: Hema Malini had invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for her daughter Esha's wedding with Bharat Takhtani. She says that the two couldn't come due to security reasons and that the latter has invited the newly wed couple at her residence. "We had invited PM...
  • Sushma, Swamy meet Advani over President poll 20-06-2012 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: A strategy meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the presidential elections is being held at the residence of senior leader L K Advani. The meeting is also being attended by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, veteran leader Jaswant Singh and Janata Party chief...
  • RSS steps in, slams BJP for infighting 02-06-2012 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: Speaking openly for the first time on the issue, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in its mouthpiece 'Panchajanya' slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the infighting amongst its leaders. The RSS slammed the infighting within the BJP, saying several leaders in the party carry Prime Ministerial ambitions....
  • Truce in BJP? Modi meets Advani, Vajpayee 01-06-2012 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday amidst reports of growing rift within the top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership. The meeting assumes significance given the unease in the party and a growing distance between Modi and senior...
  • Modi stays away from Advani, meets Vajpayee 01-06-2012 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday amidst reports of growing rift within the top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership. The meeting assumes significance given the unease in the party and a growing distance between Modi and senior...
  • Advani targets Gadkari, says BJP mood not upbeat 31-05-2012 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) takes on the government on a host of issues, the party is fighting an open battle at the top. Senior leader L K Advani on Thursday posted a blog expressing his discontent with party president Nitin Gadkarai. Advani even blamed Gadkari of...
  • BJP split wide open, Gadkari upset with Advani 31-05-2012 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: The war between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party president Nitin Gadkari and L K Advani is now out in the open. Hours after the veteran leader slammed Gadkari for poor leadership, reports suggested that the party president was upset with the frontal attack on him. According to reports,...
  • War within BJP: Modi's rise irks Advani, Sushma 25-05-2012 05:43 PM

    Mumbai: The divide within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is out in the open with veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, skipping the national executive meeting in Mumbai. They have also decided to not attend a rally of the party. The absence...
  • 'Challenge Cong hegemony among BJP's achievement' 11-05-2012 12:05 AM

    Madurai: Comparing building a party to a battle field involving two armies, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday said challenging the Congress' hegemony was one of the party's biggest achievements. Tracing the journey of BJP from the Jan Sangh days, he said it had become one...
  • BJP top brass meet at Advani's residence 23-04-2012 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the second half of the budget session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday held an executive party meeting at the residence of senior party leader Lal Krishna Advani in Delhi. The purpose of the meeting is to decide on the party's agenda for the second...
  • Snubbed by BJP, Mishra to withdraw RS nomination 21-03-2012 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: Facing strong protests from within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its Rajya Sabha candidate from Jharkhand, Anshuman Mishra, has said that he will withdraw his nomination on Thursday. The decision came hours after BJP MLAs from Jharkhand decided to dump Mishra and abstain from voting in the Rajya...
  • Tax dept has unearthed $12.3 bn black money: FM 14-12-2011 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday told Parliament that the tax authorities had unearthed Rs 660 billion of unaccounted money as part of the government's efforts to curb tax evasion. Mukherjee was replying to a debate on black money in the Lok Sabha. He further said that...
  • 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...