L K Advani

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Two held in Madurai for plot to kill Advani 02-11-2011 10:50 AM

    MADURAI: Two Islamic fundamentalists " Abdul Rahman alias Abdullah (26) of Nelpettai and Ismath (22) of Simmakkal " said to be sympathisers of extremist Imam Ali, were arrested here on Tuesday in connection with the alleged attempt on BJP leader L K Advanis life during his visit to the temple...
  • Definite clues in Advani yatra bomb case: Police 31-10-2011 04:40 PM

    Madurai: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Tamil Nadu police probing planting of a powerful pipe bomb on the yatra route of BJP leader L K Advani on Monday claimed to have obtained 'definite clues' and expressed confidence about nabbing the culprits. Definite clues had been obtained in the case...
  • Advani against AFSPA withdrawal from Kashmir 29-10-2011 11:57 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Opposing the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani said on Friday that nothing should be done that weakens the armed forces' position. He, however, said there was a case for withdrawal of the Act...
  • Form Telangana by New Year: Advani to Congress 19-10-2011 01:00 PM

    Nizamabad (AP): Playing up the Telangana issue, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Wednesday accused the UPA government of going back on its promise and dragging the region into misery and asked it to shun its "indecisiveness" to make the statehood dream a reality by New Year....
  • Advani's rath yatra enters Madhya Pradesh 14-10-2011 12:32 AM

    Hanumana: Entering Madhya Pradesh with his yatra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Thursday said people should be made aware of the impact of corruption, in order to eradicate the social evil. "This time I am going to be among people to help remove corruption and set...
  • No power tussle with Modi, says Advani 13-10-2011 10:10 PM

    Varanasi: On the third day of the rath yatra of Lal Krishna Advani, BJP leader Uma Bharti said that he was still the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. However, Advani continued to stay away from the contentious issue, while denying there is any power tussle or competitive politics with Narendra Modi....
  • PM presiding over the most corrupt Govt: Advani 13-10-2011 12:28 AM

    Buxar (Bihar): As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani s yatra reached the UP-Bihar border, he launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Advani said the Prime Minister was presiding over the "worst and most corrupt government of independent India". Listing a series of alleged scams...
  • Advani calls for corruption-free Uttar Pradesh 12-10-2011 11:37 PM

    Mughalsarai (UP): In a veiled attack on Mayawati government which is facing corruption charges, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday night said the people of Uttar Pradesh would have the first opportunity to move towards a clean political system, indicating to the upcoming assembly polls. "Uttar...
  • Nitish flags off Advani's rath yatra from Bihar 11-10-2011 09:56 PM

    New Delhi: After a month of bickering with and many hiccups, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani finally emerged on Tuesday to launch his rath yatra. Afvani's sixth nation-wide yatra is against corruption and will take him to nearly two-dozen states in 38 days. The BJP leader, this...
  • Advani asks BJP to 'gear up for early polls' 01-10-2011 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Saturday asked party members to gear up for early polls, contending that the UPA government was on a "suicidal path" and nothing could be said about its future. "The UPA government is on a suicidal path. Never has...
  • PM battle within BJP hots up as Modi skips meet 30-09-2011 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: Even as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi chose to skip the National Executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), talks about the party's prime ministerial candidate for the next elections gained momentum on Friday. While Gujarat BJP in-charge Balbir Punj said that Modi was the best prime...
  • Modi may skip BJP meet after rift with Advani 30-09-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: The National Executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is slated to kick off in New Delhi on Friday. However, the centrestage has been captured by the crack between two big names within the party " veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Modi...
  • Congress, Governor conspiring against me: Modi 25-09-2011 03:24 PM

    Ahmedabad: Upbeat over the response to his three-day Sadbhavana fast, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday organised a massive anti-corruption rally at Vastral, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Addressing the rally, Modi hit out at the Congress and the state Governor, saying, "Two governments cannot run in state. Friends...
  • Nitish may flag off Advani's Rath Yatra from Bihar 23-09-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani is most likely to launch his Rath Yatra from Bihar, and not Gujarat this time. According to sources, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will flag off Advanis proposed Yatra from Chhapra on October 11. This is being seen as...
  • Modi made Gujarat role model of progress: Advani 17-09-2011 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his development work in the state, veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday said that there was no other state in this country that had registered 11 per cent growth, except Gujarat. "There is no other state in the country which...