Surajkund

  • 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...
  • Second day for BJP MP's orientation will see valedictory speech by LK Advani June 29, 2014

    Surajkund: BJP MP's Orientation's second day will see a valedictory speech by LK Advani and sessions by Cabinet ministers Piyush Goyal & Prakash Javdekar on social media. In his inaugural speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi told BJP MPs they must maintain good conduct and thoughts. He asked them not indulge in...
  • President to inaugurate Surajkund Crafts Mela today February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Surajkund International Crafts Mela, a 15day annual cultural extravaganza showcasing the country's rich handicrafts, cuisine and culture, started on Friday on a vibrant note. President Pranab Mukherjee will formally inaugurate the 27th edition of the spectacular event on Saturday. He will use a helicopter to...
  • Sonia asks Cong leaders to explain reforms to people November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Looking to strengthen the party ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday asked party members to follow the manifesto thoroughly and also counter the Opposition's campaign. She said that while some economic decisions hurt the people, the Prime Minister's leadership has helped...
  • Cong leaders take bus ride to Surajkund for meet November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: In an apparent move to send out a message of austerity, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a bus ride along with other leaders to Surajkund in Haryana where the party is having a brain storming meeting. However, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not...
  • Cong to discuss LS polls strategy at 'Samvaad Baithak' November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress party will hold it's 'Samvaad Baithak' (dialogue session) on Friday. All the top leaders of the party including party president Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be at the daylong meeting in Surajkund. In an attempt to reach out...
  • PM, Sonia to speak at Sunday's rally in Delhi November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with allround attack, the Congress is expected to launch its counteroffensive at a rally in New Delhi on Sunday in which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, party president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi would be the star speakers. Sunday's rally is also expected to set the agenda for...
  • Faridabad: UK dancer sheds clothes during event October 6, 2012

    Faridabad: A hotel manager was on Saturday suspended by Haryana Tourism Department and a complaint filed against the organisers of an event in Faridabad after a British performer shed her clothes while dancing, baring her upper body. The incident occurred on Friday at Rajhans hotel in Surajkund during the International Tattoo...
  • Advani asks BJP to be united, ready for polls September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani appealed for unity in the party and asked the leaders be honest and nationalist. While speaking at the National Executive of the party in Surajkund, Haryana on Friday the BJP patriarch said that the party leaders should not give an...
  • BJP amends constitution to enable second term for Gadkari September 28, 2012

    Haryana: The decks have been cleared for Nitin Gadkari to continue as the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The party has passed a resolution enabling a provision for a second term for one person. Former party Presidents Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu proposed and seconded another term...
  • Modi expected to be present on day 2 of BJP conclave September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be present on the second day of the BJP's conclave in Surajkund in Haryana. The National Council meeting on Thursday will also see the issue of FDI in retail on the party's agenda. BJP leaders are meeting over three days ahead...
  • BJP maintains opposition to FDI in retail September 26, 2012

    Surajkund: Seeking to put at rest speculation on its stand on FDI in multibrand retail, the BJP on Wednesday said it is opposed to the proposal in toto and indicated that it will scrap the policy if the NDA comes to power. Amid reports that Shiromani Akali Dal President and...
  • BJP strategy meet today to review political situation September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Top BJP leaders including state chief ministers will be gathering in Surajkund in Haryana on Wednesday for a threeday conclave. This comprises an executive meet that will be followed by a twoday national council meet. The main opposition party is expected to propose strategies to project itself as...
  • Surajkund Mela to go international June 8, 2012

    Chandigarh: The famous Surajkund Crafts Mela will be upgraded as an international event and known as Surajkund International Crafts Mela from February 2013, a Haryana tourism spokesman said on June 6. The decision follows the record participation of 12 nations and their traditional crafts in the Surajkund fair in February 2012....
  • Durga Puja celebrations on at full swing October 5, 2011

    Devotees are expected to continue thronging puja pandals offering prayers and feasting on the delicacies. ...
  • Thai stalls at Surajkund this year June 20, 2007

    Haryana: The indigenous, earthen fair—Surajkund Crafts Mela is back with over 320 craftsmen from across the country. An added bonanza this year would be the stalls put up by craftsmen from Thailand, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. A visitor can not only relish the authentic Thai food at the mela but also...
  • Sonia shakes a leg at Surajkund fair June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: It seems that attending meetings and taking crucial decisions is not all that Congress President Sonia Gandhi can do. On Wednesday, she took everyone by surprise when she joined a group of tribal artistes in their traditional dance at the Surajkund craft fair. Her jig, however, gave some tough moments...