LK ADvani

  • Upcoming by-polls, Assembly elections crucial: BJP chief Amit Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prepare well for the upcoming by-polls and Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah told party MPs in the Parliamentary Board meeting on Thursday. The newly-appointed party chief reportedly asked his party MPs to gear up as the forthcoming elections were very important for the BJP. Crucial...
  • Any c***** can become chief minister: Yashwant Sinha on Jharkhand CM July 2, 2014

    In an apparent slip of tongue, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday used an expletive word that raised eyebrows. "Media people come and put their mike, asking who would become the chief minister. How does it matter which c**** becomes CM," said Sinha. Sinha, whose word spoken in Hindi is taken...
  • BJP hails 'honest soul-searching' by Antony on Congress secularism June 29, 2014

    Surajkund: BJP on Sunday welcomed the public admission by senior Congress leader AK Antony that his party's secularism was slanted in favour of minorities and said that it now stands vindicated regarding its position on the issue. Addressing first-time BJP MPs on the concluding day of an orientation workshop, party veteran...
  • Advani all praise for Modi at BJP's Surajkund workshop June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party veteran LK Advani was all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who led the party to a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha elections. On Day 2 of the BJP MPs' workshop being held at Surajkund, Advani Ji called Modi Ji the captain of the...
  • Three terror suspects taken to Bangalore June 20, 2014

    Vellore: Three terror suspects arrested in connection with murders of several Hindu outfit leaders were on Friday taken to Bangalore on a court order by Karnataka Police for investigation in certain cases. The trio Police Fakruddin, Panna Ismail and Bilal Malik lodged in the Central Prison here were taken to...
  • Yashwant pledges to dethrone Hemant Soren government, but is BJP listening? June 20, 2014

    Buoyed by BJP veteran LK Advani's viewpoint that he was the right person for the party's chief ministerial candidate for Jharkhand, Yashwant Sinha on Thursday pledged that he would dethrone the JMM-led government through intensifying statewide agitation. "We have to show a new path of development by ending the JMM-led government...
  • Yashwant is ‘right candidate’ to be Jharkhand CM: LK Advani June 17, 2014

    BJP veteran LK Advani on Tuesday met party colleague Yashwant Sinha in jail in Hazaribagh and asked him to secure bail and lead the party in the Jharkhand Assembly elections later this year, describing him as the “right person” for the chief minister’s post. 86-year-old Advani drove to the Hazaribagh Central...
  • After suspense for 5 days, LK Advani allotted a room in Parliament June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party LK Advani has got a room in Parliament, thus bringing the controversy over the same to an end. There had been mumurs of a shift of guard in the Bharatiya Janata Party after Advani's name plate had been removed from the...
  • Due respect must be given to LK Advani, Sonia Gandhi, says Kamal Nath June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani's name plate was removed from his office inside Parliament, Pro-tem Speaker Kamal Nath has issued a statement saying that due respect should be given to him. Kamal Nath has said, "Due respect must be given to LK Advani and...
  • News 360: 17 arrested over techie's murder in Pune, Centre seeks report June 5, 2014

    The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. ...
  • No room for BJP leader LK Advani in Parliament, his nameplate removed June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a sign of the changing times in the Bharatiya Janata Party. While the party won the Lok Sabha elections with a thumping majority, one of its founding members seems to have been sidelined. Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government coming to power, senior party leader...
  • Watch: PM Modi, LK Advani, Sonia Gandhi take oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in as a member of the 16th Lok Sabha on Thursday followed by senior BJP leader LK Advani and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • Gopinath Munde was behind BJP's success in Maharashtra: Advani June 3, 2014

    BJP patriarch LK Advani paid homage to Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident on Tuesday morning, and described him as a stalwart of the party. "The credit for party's success in Maharashtra goes to Munde. He was tall leader. This a big loss for the party," said...
  • Advani, Joshi still capable of taking up any responsibility: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha May 31, 2014

    The first open criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's age cut-off for ministers within the BJP has come from Shatrughan Sinha. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, the senior leader said LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are still capable of taking up any responsibility. ...
  • Rift within BJP? Shatrughan Sinha questions cut-off age for ministers May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: After reports of a rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Cabinet berths allotted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, the party is now facing an open criticism. BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha showed his discontent over the cut-off age of 75 years set by Modi for his...
  • Not aware of any move to make me Speaker of Lok Sabha: Sumitra Mahajan May 29, 2014

    Veteran BJP leader and sitting MP from Indore Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said that she was not aware of any move afoot to make her the Speaker of new Lok Sabha. "No one has spoken to me about making me the next Lok Sabha Speaker," Mahajan told PTI in Bhopal. The MP,...
  • Narendra Modi sidelines BJP founding members LK Advani, MM Joshi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sidelined the Bharatiya Janata Party founding members Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi as their names do not figure on the list of ministers sworn in on Monday. Even though Advani's name was doing the rounds for Lok Sabha Speaker post and Joshi's...
  • Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh meets LK Advani May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Friday met LK Advani at his residence in New Delhi, raising speculation over the move. Sources said the former Union Minister, who had unsuccessfully contested against the official BJP nominee from Barmer, spent about 30 minutes with the BJP patriarch. Sources close to...
  • Narendra Modi in tears: How India saw the softer side of a tough man May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally elected as the leader of the BJP's parliamentary party on Tuesday. Modi, who entered Parliament or its Central Hall for the first time, was highly emotional and for the first time perhaps, the country saw the soft side of a man known...
  • FTP: Is Modi's oratory the hallmark of his leadership? May 20, 2014

    An emotionally high Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary party on Tuesday elected Narendra Modi as its leader, officially making him the Prime Minister-in-making. The meeting saw party patriarch LK Advani and Modi break down while speaking of the party and their service. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of...
  • PM Narendra Modi to take oath on May 26, Union Cabinet still a secret May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary leader Narendra Modi will sworn in as the Prime Minister of the country along with other Cabinet ministers at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6 PM on May 26. Earlier in the day, Modi met President Pranab Mukherjee along with other leaders of the National Democratic...
  • Narendra Modi stakes claim to form government, to take oath on May 26 May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Pranab Mukherjee along with other leaders of the National Democratic Alliance to stake claim to form the government. He was congratulated by the President for his 'grand victory', who then invited him to form the government. Modi, who led the BJP-led NDA...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's full speech at the BJP parliamentary party meet May 20, 2014

    An emotional Narendra Modi broke down in Parliament on Tuesday after he was unanimously elected as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Modi hailed the strength of the democracy saying that the son of a poor man was now on the verge of becoming the Prime Minister of the...
  • An emotional Modi vows to work hard, says will present his report card in 2019 May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: An emotionally high Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary party on Tuesday elected Narendra Modi as its leader, officially making him the Prime Minister-in-making. The meeting saw party patriarch LK Advani and Modi break down while speaking of the party and their service. While proposing Modi's name for the leader...
  • I always have tears in my eyes when I get emotional: LK Advani May 20, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party party's patriarch LK Advani on Tuesday said he always cried when he got emotional. Thrice in his lifetime he was so overwhelmed that he had tears in his eyes, Advani told an audience listening with rapt attention at the central hall of Parliament. "Today's event is a historic...
  • Modi to stake claim to form government today; Rajnath may get Home Ministry May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi is set to meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday and stake claim to form the new government. Ahead of that the Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board will anoint him as their leader. Advani will be proposing Modi's name at the parliamentary board meeting...
  • Modi, Advani among ten Gujarat MPs facing criminal cases May 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leader LK Advani are among the ten MPs elected from Gujarat, who are facing criminal charges. Out of the 66 candidates from Gujarat, who faced criminal charges ranging from poll code violation to attempt to murder, ten won the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls from...
  • Modi keen on MHA, Jaitley MEA, Joshi Defence, Shourie Finance: Sources May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is holding hectic meetings with the RSS leaders and its allies to chalk out the posts in the Narendra Modi Cabinet. Several BJP leaders are in Delhi to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and party chief Rajnath Singh, eyeing berths in the Cabinet. Senior leaders...
  • Talks on between BJP, RSS; Modi keen on a larger role for Amit Shah May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the crucial Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary board meeting, talks are on between the BJP and RSS leaders. RSS general secretary Ram Lal and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley met on Sunday at Party President Rajnath Singh's house. Key aide of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...