LK Advani

  • JP Nadda replaces Ananth Kumar as secretary of key BJP poll panel September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leader JP Nadda has been apointed the secretary of BJP's revamped Central Election Committee by party chief Amit Shah, replacing Ananth Kumar. The 15-membe CEC, which decides on the party candidates and takes other important election related decisions at the national level, was recently revamped by Shah...
  • Senior party leaders not sidelined, says Venkaiah Naidu August 27, 2014

    Kochi: Union Urban Development and Parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday dismissed reports of senior party leaders being sidelined and said it was a 'generational change'. "Nobody is sidelined. It is a generational change that is taking place. It happens in a family. It...
  • End of Vajpayee-Advani era as BJP shunts out top veterans into token body Marg Darshak Mandal August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the end of an era, finally and fully. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee-LK Advani era or whatever remained of it in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now over. For the first time since the formation of the party, Vajpayee and Advani, who were the top two leaders...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 26, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • End of old guard in the BJP: Is it time for Advani and Joshi to retire? August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • After being dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board, a visibly upset MM Joshi avoids media August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An angry Murli Manohar Joshi avoided the media on Tuesday as he was shunted out of the BJP's top decision-making body, the Parliamentary Board. The party veteran refused to speak to the media when asked about his reaction on the move. The leader was visibly upset at having...
  • News 360: Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • End of Vajpayee-Advani era as BJP shunts out party veterans August 26, 2014

    The BJP on Tuesday dropped Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the party's Parliamentary Board, it's highest decision-making body. A token body called the Marg Darshak Mandal has instead been created to accommodate the seniors. ...
  • Chouhan defends BJP's Marg Darshak Mandal, says seniors are their guiding light August 26, 2014

    The BJP on Tuesday created the Marg Darshak Mandal for party veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, shunting them out of the Parliamentary Board. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal is old age home for BJP veterans: Rashid Alvi August 26, 2014

    In what is being seen as the Narendra Modi stamp on party organisation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday shunted out its veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the Parliamentary Board and created a new body for the ageing politicians - the Marg Darshak...
  • No Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee in BJP Parliamentary Board, party makes Marg Darshak Mandal for them August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. BJP President Amit Shah has created a separate body...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • Narendra Modi centre of attention at President's 'at home' August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the centre of attention on Friday at the 'At Home' function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day in the national capital. A relaxed Modi broke the security cordon and freely mingled with the guests and exchanged...
  • Congress accuses Modi of rehashing UPA policies in his Independence Day speech August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Mixed reactions from politicians poured in from across the country with NDA allies welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden speech delivered from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Friday while the Opposition reacting to it in a cautiously caustic way. Certain senior Congress leaders like Ghulam Nabi...
  • Congress-free India: Amit Shah's target for BJP cadres August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ratified as BJP chief, Amit Shah on Saturday sought from party cadre fresh milestones by sweeping the Assembly elections in four states as the country was not yet "Congress-free" while Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the defeated opposition of playing vote-bank politics and dividing society. Addressing the day-long meeting...
  • BJP National Council meet today, first after NDA took charge at the Centre August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Council is scheduled to meet on Saturday in Delhi to ratify Amit Shah as its party chief. This will be the first national council meeting after the BJP led NDA took charge at the Centre. The session, to be held at Jawaharlal...
  • Upcoming by-polls, Assembly elections crucial: BJP chief Amit Shah July 31, 2014

    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...