M Venkaiah Naidu

  • We will study Telangana Bill in detail: Venkaiah Naidu 09-02-2014 02:45 PM

    Hyderabad: The BJP will make a detailed study of the Telangana bill before taking a decision on supporting it in Parliament, party leader M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. Naidu told reporters in Nellore that some clarity would come about on the bill in a couple of days. While reiterating...
  • LPG decision out of fear of Modi, says Venkaiah Naidu 30-01-2014 10:40 PM

    Bangalore: BJP on Thursday said the Centre's decision to raise the quota of subsidised cooking gas from 9 to 12 cylinders per household in a year was out "fear" of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "I would like to ask Congress whether the decision to cap subsidised LPG cylinder...
  • Will decide on Telangana after considering views: BJP 24-01-2014 08:29 PM

    With the Telangana Bill expected to come up in Parliament during the session next month, main opposition BJP on Friday said it will decide on its stance after considering various views, particularly in the context of "justice" for Seemandhra region. "We are studying the bill. Once the discussion in the...
  • Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party, says BJP 24-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP, on Sunday, said it is not trying to claim the legacy of the nation's first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat. "(Sardar) Patel belongs to the entire country. He does not belong to one party....
  • Snooping row: Venkaiah scoffs at Congress demand for probe by SC judge 22-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday ridiculed ruling Congress for seeking probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge into the Gujarat snooping row and said it has lost the moral authority to speak on women safety after it came under scanner for commuting death penalties in child rape...
  • BJP for division of Andhra Pradesh, not division of people 04-10-2013 07:16 PM

    Patna: Charging the Congress with trying to create a divide among the people of Andhra Pradesh over the burning Telangana statehood issue, the BJP on Friday said that it favoured division of the state but not of its people. "We want division of Andhra Pradesh, but not the division of...
  • BJP demands PM's explanation on Pakistan infiltration 03-10-2013 11:47 PM

    Kolkata: Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should explain to the people of the country his recent talks with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York even after Pakistani infiltration across the LoC. "The Prime Minister should explain to the people of...
  • Ordinance aimed only at 'saving' Lalu Prasad, says Venkaiah Naidu 28-09-2013 03:32 PM

    The BJP on Saturday said Congress sought to issue the ordinance on lawmakers in a hurry to "save" its ally Lalu Prasad, in case he is convicted in the fodder case on September 30. "If ordinance is not issued before the 30th and if there is a judgement negative against...
  • BJP to charge Rs 10 from its workers to attend Narendra Modi's rally 22-09-2013 05:31 PM

    Bangalore: BJP plans to charge Rs 10 from party workers who want to attend the proposed public rally of the outfit's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Banglore next month. "There is a thinking in the party to charge Rs 10 and this decision is almost final," a senior party...
  • Congress rattled with Modi's anointment as PM candidate, says Naidu 16-09-2013 03:02 PM

    The anointment of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate has drawn tremendous response across the country and the party would contest the elections with development as the main agenda, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday. "After the BJP has announced Narendra Modi...
  • BJP declares Narendra Modi as its PM candidate for the 2014 polls 13-09-2013 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday declared Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections. The decision to make Modi as the PM candidate was taken by the BJP's Parliamentary Board in New Delhi and was...
  • Modi vs Advani: Karnataka BJP meeting cancelled 12-09-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: It seems former BJP ideologue Sudheendra Kulkarni is right on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's polarising character. Modi has now polarised the Karnataka BJP. The state BJP was forced to cancel its core committee meeting scheduled for Thursday. The meeting was convened to discuss Narendra Modi's Karnataka tour...
  • Will fight 2014 LS polls on development issue, says BJP 21-06-2013 03:26 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP would contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls on the issue of development, said party leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday, while accusing the Congress of raking up the bogey of secularism to hide its failures of governance. Talking to media persons in New Delhi, Naidu rejected...
  • PM has become a great burden on the country: BJP 12-05-2013 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: Demanding Manmohan Singh's resignation for allegedly shielding former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and former Railways Minister PK Bansal, the BJP on Sunday said that the Prime Minister has become 'a great burden on the country'. BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said, "His (Prime Minister) approach is see nothing,...
  • Action against Pawan Bansal too little too late: Venkaiah Naidu 10-05-2013 09:44 PM

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday resigned as Railway Minister. ...
  • Govt 'spineless' on Sarabjit Singh and other issues: BJP 27-04-2013 04:53 PM

    Bangalore: The BJP on Saturday described the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail as the "most unfortunate episode" and slammed the alleged "weak and meek" response of the government on this and other issues, including Chinese incursion. "It is a spineless government. Not just this episode....
  • Inappropriate for allies to comment on Modi: Venkaiah 17-04-2013 05:35 PM

    Hyderabad: In an indirect reference to JD(U) raising objections on announcing Narendra Modi as the Prime Ministerial candidate of BJP, senior saffron party leader M Venkaiah Naidu said it is not appropriate for the ally to comment on the Gujarat Chief Minister now. "BJP has not discussed about Prime Ministerial...
  • Congress adopting double standards on FDI policy: BJP 05-11-2012 12:31 AM

    Hyderabad: BJP on Sunday accused the Congress-led UPA government of adopting double standards on the issue of FDI in multi-brand retail. "(During the NDA regime), the Congress party and its senior leaders like Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi had opposed the FDI in multi-brand retail. However, the same party and its leaders...
  • UPA's policies responsible for Delhi blast: BJP 09-09-2011 12:47 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday held the UPA's policies responsible for Delhi High Court blast, saying that a message has gone to terrorists both inside and outside the country and that India is a "soft" state. "After every big terrorist incident, the UPA government repeats its previous statement that...
  • TN polls: BJP not to offer freebies, says Naidu 07-04-2011 01:43 PM

    Krishnagiri: Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said his party was against offering freebies to voters to win elections. Addressing an election meeting in Krishnagiri, he said, "We are against offering freebies like mixie, grinder or washing machine. Instead we will create adequate job opportunities to raise the...
  • Venkaiah predicts mid-term general elections 30-03-2011 03:23 PM

    Tezpur/Mariani: Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday claimed that the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre would have to go within six months and a mid-term Lok Sabha polls are imminent. "The Congress government has to go on the issue of corruption and the people will have to...
  • BJP politicising CVC issue: Congress 06-03-2011 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday accused BJP of politicising the CVC issue after the main opposition party demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's apology for the controversial appointment of P J Thomas to the post, a decision struck down by the Supreme Court. "BJP is trying to fish in troubled waters...
  • Get well soon and quit, BJP tells Raje 01-09-2009 05:39 PM

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  • Victory will help BJP to march towards Parliament: Naidu 23-12-2007 01:05 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's top pace bowler Lasith Malinga has recovered from back strain and could make his 2011 World Cup debut against Kenya on Tuesday, according to coach Trevor Bayliss. "He is available for selection for tomorrow's match," Bayliss told reporters on Monday. "We've got a selection meeting this afternoon,...
  • No contenders for PM's post: Venkaiah 27-12-2006 04:56 PM

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