LK Advani

  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha takes on LK Advani on his PM aspirations May 18, 2014

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha takes on senior BJP leader LK Advani on his unfulfilled wish of becoming the prime minister of the country. ...
  • Watch: LK Advani gives a warm hug to Narendra Modi, congratulates him May 17, 2014

    Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi was greeted by BJP patriarch LK Advani, senior leader Sushma Swaraj and other senior BJP leaders at the party headquarters. Modi got a warm hug from LK Advani, who congratulated him for his big win. ...
  • Poll results a verdict against bad governance, corruption: LK Advani May 16, 2014

    Veteran BJP leader LK Advani said that every political party needs to learn a lesson from this verdict. Main reasons for this kind of verdict is price rise, corruption, he said. ...
  • SMTM: BJP veteran Advani's assets worth Rs 7.6 crore May 2, 2014

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani has cash reserves of Rs 35,000 and his investments and deposits are valued at Rs 1.6 crore. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 39.4 lakh. His properties in Gurgaon and Gandhinagar are valued at Rs 5.5 crore. The total value of...
  • A Billion Votes: 89 constituencies go to polls in phase 7 on Wednesday April 29, 2014

    89 constituencies in the seven states and 2 Union Territories will vote on April 30 in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections. The 7th Phase of the Lok Sabha voting will determine the fate of top candidates such as Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani and Rajnath Singh. ...
  • Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy: LK Advani April 20, 2014

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani has praised former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in an election speech in Madhya Pradesh. He called Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy. "Democracy has increasingly become strong and more efforts are being made towards the poor and the underprivileged people. Those who are...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura April 7, 2014

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Narendra Modi misused CM office to tap phones of women: Rahul Gandhi April 7, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi over the snoopgate scandal during his rally in Karnataka. ...
  • Has Narendra Modi made the BJP a one-man show? March 24, 2014

    A tweet by BJP president Rajnath Singh has further fueled confusion as his tweet saying 'it's time for BJP' was hastily changed to 'time for Modi'. The tagline drafted after much discussion was intended to focus the entire campaign on the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Denied LS ticket due to close proximity to Advani: Harin Pathak March 23, 2014

    Seven-time sitting MP Harin Pathak has hinted that he was denied a ticket from a seat of his choice due to his proximity to veteran leader LK Advani. Pathak has said that he will take a decision after consulting party workers. ...
  • Once a party loyalist, Jaswant Singh likely to take on BJP March 23, 2014

    Hurt over denial of ticket, senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Saturday ruled out any compromise on his demand for Barmer constituency and appeared to keep his options open on contesting from the seat as an independent. ...
  • Advani calls truce, to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • A Billion Votes: LK Advani decides to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • Is it in the best interest of BJP that Advani retires from politics? March 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to leave the decision on choice of seat for party veteran LK Advani to the man himself. IBN18's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai debates with LK Advani's ex-aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and Professor at CSDS Madhu Kishwar and asks whether it is time for the veteran leader...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will the Advani, Modi battle weaken BJP's chances of coming to power? March 19, 2014

    Bringing an end to massive speculations, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani has been named as the party's candidate from Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The party leadership and the senior leader were divided over Advani's candidature for the polls. ...
  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi March 19, 2014

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? March 19, 2014

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • BJP in favour of Telangana, says LK Advani February 18, 2014

    Veteran BJP leader LK Advani said that the broad approach is that we are in favor of Telangana. But that does not mean we are not concerned about the problems that will crop up for Seemandhra. ...
  • The Last Word: At 86, should Advani contest Lok Sabha elections? January 29, 2014

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani has said that he is not considering a move from Lok Sabha to Rajya Sabha. The remark gains significance as according to certain closed group discussions the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is keen on contesting Lok Sabha elections and was looking...
  • A Billion Votes: HC pulls up Delhi government for state of night shelters January 27, 2014

    After facing a rebellion by its MLA Vinod Kumar Binny and under attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Arvind Kejriwal government is facing the heat in the Delhi High Court. The HC on Monday slammed the AAP for not inviting all NGOs on the night shelter issue and seeking...