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  • PM walked on snow, but didn't leave any footprints: Arun Jaitley 19-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley is on a writing spree this election season. This time, he has taken on the Prime Minister's media advisor Pankaj Pachauri's statements that Dr Manmohan Singh is not a silent Prime Minister. Jaitley, in his 'The Campaign Diary' series that he writes online, has...
  • BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'fool' remark on Modi 17-04-2014 04:41 PM

    In a counter attack on Rahul Gandhi for asking Narendra Modi to "stop fooling" the people, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said voters are not "ullus" (fools) if they exercise their vote against the Congress. Jaitley, who is facing a tough contest in Amritsar, said Rahul must accept that...
  • As row simmers, Jaitley shifts to new house 15-04-2014 07:49 PM

    Amritsar: Amid ongoing row over purchase of a new house by Arun Jaitley in Amritsar, the veteran BJP leader and a contestant for Lok Sabha election from the holy city, on Tuesday shifted to his new residence. Prayers were held to seek blessings of the Almighty as Jaitley moved into...
  • Jaitley's jibe at Sonia: Congress's new campaign is 'main nahin mom' 15-04-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has taken another jibe at the Congress over Sonia Gandhi's television advertisement calling the BJP divisive. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has said that the Congress's new slogan is 'Main nahin mom' (not me, but mom). "The Congress Party changed track yesterday. Rahul Gandhi...
  • Show Me The Money: Arun Jaitley's total assets valued at Rs 113 Crore 14-04-2014 05:54 PM

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Amritsar has Rs 1.42 crore cash reserve. He owns 6 vehicles including Mercedes, a BMW, a Porsche worth Rs 3.10 crore. Jaitley has properties in Haryana, Delhi and Gujarat valued at Rs 37.3 crore. ...
  • Row over Jaitley's house purchase, Amarinder writes to EC 14-04-2014 05:49 PM

    A house bought by BJP leader Arun Jaitley, contesting Lok Sabha polls from Amritsar, today became a centre of a row, with his Congress rival Amarinder Singh filing a complaint with the Election Commission, calling the purchase as "part of his election campaign". Amarinder reasoned that the move of purchasing...
  • Congress appears to be getting more and more desperate, says Arun Jaitley 14-04-2014 03:17 PM

    BJP candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, Arun Jaitley on Monday took a swipe at the Congress party saying it is merely a crowd around a (Gandhi) family and it should be made a more structured party. "The family charisma has faded away. But a party which is merely a...
  • BJP targets Congress over Sanjaya Baru's book 13-04-2014 09:45 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has got fresh ammunition to target the Congress in the form a book written by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The Opposition continues to use the book to attack the Congress with veteran BJP leader LK Advani saying that...
  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians 13-04-2014 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Wealthy Indian politicians prefer nothing less than Mercedes, BMWs, Jaguars, Audis or gas-guzzling SUVs to scorch the road. While marquee brands like Mercedes, BMWs and Jaguars appear to be hot-favourites for the rich and mighty, home- grown SUVs like Scorpios and Tata Safaris are among other common brands....
  • Baru is disgruntled as he was denied 2nd term: Congress 13-04-2014 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday hit out at Sanjaya Baru over his comments on Manmohan Singh in his book, saying that he had became disgruntled because he was denied a second term. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said that he clearly stands at the crossroads of ambition. "Dr...
  • Arun Jaitley hits out at Manmohan Singh after Sanjaya Baru's book 13-04-2014 11:48 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Prime Minister and the Congress party after Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru mentioned in his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' that the prime minister took most of its decisions after the approval of Sonia Gandhi. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya...
  • LS polls: Pursue, prove my accounts, Amarinder Singh dares Modi 12-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Amritsar: Dismissing charges of having foreign bank accounts and assets of his family members in other countries, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Saturday dared BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to pursue the accounts and prove that they were his. "Imagine a man charged with mass murder of hundreds of...
  • Arun Jaitley asks Rahul about 'illicit' relationships of Congressmen 12-04-2014 05:56 PM

    Amritsar: Accusing Rahul Gandhi of breaching the unstated code of Indian politics by making Narendra Modi's marriage a political issue, Arun Jaitley on Saturday launched a no holds barred counter-attack, saying how can Gandhi be disturbed by a disclosure of a "legitimate" relationship when "many" of his partymen have "illicit"...
  • Many senior Congressmen have illicit relationships: Arun Jaitley 12-04-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: After Rahul Gandhi raised the issue of Narendra Modi's marriage at an election rally, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused many senior Congress leaders of having illicit relationships. Jaitley in his blog said, "How many current senior Congressmen are in illicit relationships and yet have paraded their wives...
  • Former policeman creates ruckus in Jaitley's press conference 10-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Amritsar: Arun Jaitley faced a peculiar situation at his press conference on Thursday after a suspended police officer started raising pro-Khalistan slogans and asked the BJP leader to clear his stand on supporting SAD, whose chief he claimed had paid tribute to founder of the Khalistan movement Jagjit Singh Chohan...
  • Open Mike: Should elections be fought by candidates from local areas and not outsiders? 10-04-2014 08:02 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits the city of Amritsar where Congress candidate and former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh is contesting against BJP's senior leader Arun Jaitley. She interviews Capt Amarinder Singh and finds out the views of the voters on the...
  • Jaitley backs Swamy's claim, Amarinder to take legal action 10-04-2014 05:22 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday backed the claim by Subramanian Swamy that Amarinder Singh has not disclosed offshore accounts held by his two family members in his nomination papers, a charge on which the Congress leader threatened legal action. Jaitley said that his (Swamy's) charge is based on documents....
  • No question of compromising on PM nominee, says Rajnath Singh 08-04-2014 11:18 PM

    Pune: Refuting suggestions that the alleged "dictatorial attitude" of Narendra Modi could antagonise allies, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said there was no question of finding an "acceptable" compromise Prime Ministerial candidate in such an event. "Narendra Modi is the Prime Ministerial candidate of BJP-led NDA. There is no...
  • Amarinder Singh poses questions on SAD-BJP alliance 08-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Terming the SAD-BJP alliance 'unholy and opportunistic', Congress candidate from Amritsar, Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked his BJP rival Arun Jaitley to explain what he meant by 'social alliance' between the two. On Jaitley's reported remark that the Akali-BJP alliance went beyond politics, Amarinder pointed out that the BJP leader...
  • 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...
  • Need to improve connectivity, tourism infra in Amritsar: Arun Jaitley 08-04-2014 05:13 PM

    Amritsar: BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday highlighted the need for improving connectivity and tourism infrastructure in Amritsar. "There is a need to upgrade the railway station, complete the road and highway development programme, and have more directly connected international flights," the party candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat wrote...
  • BJP may get 272 seats, says Arun Jaitley 08-04-2014 12:00 AM

    Amritsar: BJP candidate from Amritsar seat Arun Jaitely on Monday claimed that his party may get 272 seats in the Lok Sabha polls. On being asked whether the BJP have any contingency plan to change its prime ministerial candidate if the party failed to get a comfortable majority, he said,"I...
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  • Luxury cars, bungalows in Jaitley's over Rs 110 crore assets 07-04-2014 07:22 PM

    Amritsar: A fleet of luxury cars, residential houses in Delhi, NCR and Gujarat, besides cash and jewellery, are part of the Rs 113.02 crore worth assets of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley declared in an affidavit filed in Amritsar on Monday. Making an electoral foray from Amritsar seat, Jaitley is...
  • Arun Jaitley files his nomination papers from Amritsar 07-04-2014 02:23 PM

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday filed his nomination papers from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency. Jaitley accompanied by his wife and daughter besides local leadership of BJP and SAD, filed his nomination in Amritsar before Deputy Commissioner cum Returning officer Ravi Bhagat. Before filing his nomination, he paid obeisance...
  • SAD patronising drug racket in Punjab: Amarinder Singh 06-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Attacking SAD over the multi-crore drug racket, Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Sunday alleged the ruling party was "patronising" the narcotics trade in the state. He also alleged that Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia was "acting as a conduit" between the traffickers in the state...
  • Sense of great depression in Congress: Arun Jaitley on Chidambaram's remark 06-04-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Launching an attack on Finance Minister P Chidambaram over his comments on Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley said that that there is a sense of great depression in the Congress party. "His statement presumes that Modi will become the PM. The country needs Narendra Modi...