Sushma Swaraj

  • Sushma scraps poll rally after BJP workers fail to receive her 15-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday cancelled an election meeting in a Madhya Pradesh town after no local party leader came to receive her at the helipad. According to a report published in Hindustan Times, Swaraj was slated to address a rally at Shivpuri in Guna parliamentary seat, where...
  • BJP complaints to EC about Mistry's 'good news' remarks 13-04-2014 10:55 PM

    Ahmedabad: BJP complained to the Election Commission in Ahmedabad on Sunday, seeking action against Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Vadodara Madhusudan Mistry for his alleged "loose and vulgar statements" against Sushma Swaraj. "Madhusudan Mistry has crossed all permissible limits of law by making loose and vulgar statements against the dignity...
  • People will reply to inflation, corruption with votes: Sushma Swaraj 09-04-2014 11:24 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said people of the country were fed up with the anti-people policies of the UPA government led by Congress, and will give it a befitting reply over inflation and corruption through the ballot. "People are fed up with the anti-people policies of the...
  • Campaign ends in Delhi, polls on April 10 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    The high-voltage campaigning for the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital that saw newbie Aam Aadmi Party foraying into parliamentary contest to be held on April 10 came to an end on Tuesday. On the last day of campaign, all the top players, BJP, Congress and AAP held...
  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi, takes on BJP in mining heartland 04-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Taking potshots at Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused him of ignoring corruption in BJP-ruled states while harping on graft and trashed his "Congress free India" slogan, saying those who thought so themselves were wiped out. Launching an offensive against BJP in the mining heartland of Bellary, Gandhi tore...
  • Odisha: Sonia Gandhi to address rally on April 5, Sushma's visit on April 10 04-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally on Saturday and on April 10 in Odisha, party sources said on Friday. "Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a public meeting tomorrow at Khariar in Nuapada district," said Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Jaydev Jena. Gandhi is also scheduled to...
  • Expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel to fight Vidisha poll against Sushma Swaraj 04-04-2014 11:28 AM

    The contest for the high-profile Vidisha Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh has taken an interesting turn with expelled Congress leader Rajkumar Patel filing his nomination as an Independent against sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj and Congress' Laxman Singh. Patel, said to be close to Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh,...
  • Sushma Swaraj to file her nomination from Vidisha today 04-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Vidisha: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj will file her nomination from Vidisha on Friday. She is the sitting MP from the constituency. Sushma Swaraj will face Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's brother Lakshman Singh, who is Congress's candidate from the constituency. Lakshman Singh has said that he will defeat Sushma....
  • Lok Sabha election blog: April 4 04-04-2014 07:27 AM

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  • Nagma clarifies her stance on slapping youth at election rally for molestation 02-04-2014 06:40 PM

    On reports that she slapped a youth during an election rally last week when he tried to come too close to her, Nagma said that she was just trying to push him. She also accused her opponents' for creating disturbances during her rallies and meetings. Asked if she is getting...
  • Sushma, union ministers among heavyweights in LS poll ring 31-03-2014 06:26 PM

    A number of stalwarts including Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia are in the fray from Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Parliamentary polls. Sushma, who hails from Haryana, is contesting the polls from Vidisha constituency from where she had won...
  • Sushma Swaraj a 'hawa hawai' candidate: Jaiwardhan Singh 30-03-2014 10:10 PM

    Vidisha: Congress MLA Jaiwardhan Singh on Sunday said sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj has "neglected" people of her constituency for long, which has affected development of the area. "Sushma Swaraj has neglected people of Vidisha. She is a leader who has not spent much of her time in her constituency...
  • Sushma Swaraj could be next deputy PM: Surendra Patwa 27-03-2014 03:40 PM

    In a remark which could ruffle some feathers in the BJP ahead of the general elections, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Minister Surendra Patwa said that Sushma Swaraj could be the future deputy prime minister if voted to power at the Centre. The Minister said on Wednesday at a meeting at Badi...
  • Rajnath counters Sushma, says decision on Jaswant taken by CEC 25-03-2014 04:47 PM

    Contradicting his party colleague Sushma Swaraj, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday suggested that Jaswant Singh was denied ticket from Barmer after the Central Election Committee discussed the issue and that the step was taken due to certain "political compulsions". Rajnath Singh said Jaswant Singh could not be nominated despite...
  • Rajnath Singh counters Sushma, says decision on Jaswant taken by CEC 25-03-2014 04:03 PM

    Contradicting his party colleague Sushma Swaraj, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday suggested that Jaswant Singh was denied ticket from Barmer after the Central Election Committee discussed the issue and that the step was taken due to certain "political compulsions". Rajnath Singh said Jaswant Singh could not be nominated despite...
  • Sushma Swaraj would be a better PM than Modi: Digvijaya 25-03-2014 02:31 PM

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj would be a much better Prime Minister than Narendra Modi, the official nominee of BJP for the top post. "I say that Sushma would be a much better Prime Minister than Modi due to...
  • Narendra Modi to address 185 rallies 25-03-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address 185 "Bharat Vijay rallies" across the country beginning March 26, a party leader said on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Modi will address 185 rallies in 295 Lok Sabha constituencies from Wednesday. He said apart from Modi,...
  • Sushma Swaraj a better PM candidate than Modi: Digvijaya Singh 24-03-2014 12:37 PM

    Bhopal:Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj who has of late been expressing her opposition to some decisions of the party regarding ticket distribution has found a supporter in Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh. The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said on Monday that Sushma is a better choice for the PM...
  • Lok Sabha Election: How the day unfolded on March 24 24-03-2014 07:33 AM

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  • Jaswant Singh should accept party's 'no' for ticket: Arun Jaitley 23-03-2014 08:14 PM

    As a sulking Jaswant Singh is set to contest from Barmer as an Independent after being denied a party ticket, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said he should accept the party's 'no' with a smile after being showered with privileges and positions and that his loyalty is at test....
  • Leader should accept party's no with smile, says Jaitley 23-03-2014 07:15 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley Sunday differed with his party colleague Jaswant Singh over the latter's public protests over denial of ticket to him from Rajasthan's Barmer, saying the party's decision should be accepted with a smile as a test of loyalty and discipline. His comments are in contrast to those...
  • Jaswant to contest as an Independent from Barmer but won't quit BJP 23-03-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party over the ticket distribution for the coming Lok Sabha elections has taken an ugly turn with senior party leader Jaswant Singh deciding to contest an an Independent from Barmer after he was denied the seat. Singh will file his nomination as...
  • Arun, Sushma in war of words over denial of Barmer ticket to Jaswant 23-03-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: With the BJP leadership under severe criticism for sidelining its senior leaders, the war of words between the top brass over ticket distribution for Lok Sabha elections has got bitter. Amritsar candidate Arun Jaitley has hit out at party colleague Sushma Swaraj for her remarks against the party's...
  • I've worked for BJP for so many years, why should I quit, asks Jaswant Singh 23-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Jaipur: The Bharatiya Janata Party which is seen as the challenger to the Congress-led UPA in the coming Lok Sabha elections is in crisis with senior party leaders expressing their displeasure over the functioning the party. There were infighting in the BJP over the Lok Sabha ticket distribution but senior...
  • Modi camp sidelines senior BJP leaders, firm on having its way 23-03-2014 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, there is infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party with senior leaders standing up against the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his brand of politics. Even though senior party leader Sushma Swaraj said she was hurt by the...
  • LS polls: 'Pained' at BJP's decision to deny ticket to Jaswant Singh, says Sushma Swaraj 22-03-2014 10:23 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she was "pained" at the party's decision to deny a Lok Sabha ticket for party veteran Jaswant Singh. The BJP denied ticket to Jaswant from Barmer in Rajasthan on Friday which led to speculation that he might contest as an Independent. "As...
  • Jaswant Singh fails to get Barmer, may quit BJP, Sushma says she's hurt 22-03-2014 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: Starting with a whimper, the fault lines within the BJP over ticket distribution for Lok Sabha elections are now loud and clear with senior leader Sushma Swaraj making it clear that she was hurt after senior colleague Jaswant Singh was denied ticket to contest from his home town...
  • Laxman Singh hopeful of a win from Sushma Swaraj's LS seat in MP 21-03-2014 05:47 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's younger brother Laxman, who is the party nominee from Vidisha constituency in Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, on Friday said he was hopeful of a victory against BJP stalwart Sushma Swaraj. Laxman said that there was no question of his being afraid...
  • After Advani, Jaswant puts BJP in a spot, revolts over Lok Sabha seat 20-03-2014 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: It will be a double whammy for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if its senior member Jaswant Singh carries out his threat after Lal Krishna Advani's reluctance to contest from Gandhinagar in Gujarat. Jaswant has reportedly warned the party that he will fight the Lok Sabha elections as...
  • Rahul scores lowest among Gandhis; Sachin Pilot tops MPs performance card 18-03-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on...