Bjp National Executive Meet

  • Modi gets a rousing welcome in Gujarat, Advani ends 'sick leave' June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has now officially become the man who will pilot the Bharatiya Janata Party's electoral fortunes in the next general election. Just hours after being anointed the BJP's poll campaign chief, Narendra Modi reached Ahmedabad to a rousing welcome. Supporters and party workers in...
  • Jaya greets 'good friend' Modi on his elevation as BJP mascot June 10, 2013

    Chennai:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said she is happy for 'good friend' Narendra Modi, who has been made the chairman of the BJP's Election Campaign Committee for the 2014 polls. However, Jayalalithaa declined to comment on the development, insisting it was that party's internal matter. "Politically I do...
  • Goa has a special place in my heart: Narendra Modi June 10, 2013

    Panaji: Goa has a special place in my life, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, shortly after being appointed BJP party's chairman of the election management committee. The appointment makes Modi the face of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, for which he credits...
  • BJP says Advani its guiding force as Modi's elevation marks a new era June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has now officially become the man who will pilot the Bharatiya Janata Party's electoral fortunes in the next general election. But a big question being asked after Modi's elevation is whether Modi's anointment means a retirement call for BJP patriarch LK Advani. The...
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  • Will Narendra Modi be the game changer for BJP in 2014 general election? June 9, 2013

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two of its...
  • Modi will improve BJP's position in the country: Raman June 9, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh hinted that perhaps it was the end of LK Advani era as the BJP chose Narendra Modi as its poll panel chief for 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "The BJP will continue to receive guidance from LK Advani. Party is going through a new phase, it...
  • Narendra Modi is the face of BJP for 2014 elections: Manohar Parrikar June 9, 2013

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who hosted the BJP National Executive meet, said, "Campaign chief is definitely the face of the party for elections." ...
  • Decision to appoint Modi as poll panel chief was democratic: Jailey June 9, 2013

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said the decision to elevate Narendra Modi as party's poll panel chief was reached after taking party's consensus into account. ...
  • Only Third Front can deliver an able government: SP leader Azam Khan June 9, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, while commenting on Narendra Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief, said, "It is unfortunate for the nation that someone who is accused of massacring people is being pitched as the next prime minister. People are getting the message that the Congress is weak, the...
  • Watch: Gujarat celebrates Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Change is inevitable: Arun Jaitley on rise of Narendra Modi June 9, 2013

    Is the rise of Narendra Modi an end to the Advani-Vajpayee era? Senior BJP leader says "change is always a continous process." "Any party which has an ability to throw up a new leadership, not out of family but on ability, it is always a good sign for the party,"...
  • Modi calls for 'Congress-free Bharat Nirman' June 9, 2013

    Panaji: Handed over the charge of BJP's campaign in the next Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi on Sunday virtually sounded the election bugle as he targeted the UPA government over various fronts and asked party cadres to work for "Congress-free Bharat Nirman". In his first comments on the new role...
  • Watch: Modi's speech after his appointment as BJP's poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Shortly after his anointment, Narendra Modi declared at a public meeting that Goa has been lucky for him as in 2002 he had got the "licence" to run Gujarat. "I am confident that I will complete the task that has been entrusted to me by Rajnathji," he said to a...
  • BJP propels Modi to centre stage of 2014 polls June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two...
  • Badal describes BJP's decision on Modi as 'master stroke' June 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal supremo Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday described as "master-stroke" the appointment of Narendra Modi as Chairman of BJP's Election Campaign Committee for the 2014 polls, and said it was a knockout punch against a "staggering" UPA government. "This (Modi as the chairman...) has already sent shock-waves...
  • Is Modi BJP's biggest strength as well as its weakness? June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: He has been called the "Hindu Hriday Samrat", "Maut Ka Saudagar" (Merchant of Death), Great Dictator and a "Polarising Politician" and yet Narendra Modi's election victories continue to pile up. The latest sweep in Gujarat by-elections has also bolstered his image as the supreme vote catcher - he...
  • Modi's appointment would be catalytic in NDA's victory march: SAD June 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday welcomed BJP's decision to anoint Narendra Modi as Chairman of its Election Campaign Committee for the 2014 polls, saying the decision would be "catalytic" in the alliance's victory march. "The people of the country are looking towards National Democratic Alliance to save the...
  • Chouhan congratulates Modi on his appointment as BJP poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Panaji: Often pitted to counter Narendra Modi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said the decision to hand over the reins of the BJP poll campaign to the Gujarat Chief Minister would benefit not only the party but the entire country. "I am confident that not only the...
  • Anointing Modi is signal that India is ready for change: Parrikar June 9, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who had once courted controversy by indicating that politicians should retire at the age of 65, on Sunday said there was nothing called as era in BJP and it was time for younger generation to take over the party's reins. "There is...
  • Shivraj Chouhan congratulates Modi, says move will ensure BJP's victory June 9, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday congratulated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on being anointed as BJP's 2014 poll campaign chairman. He said, "I congratulate Narendra Modi and we shall collectively ensure BJP's victory." ...
  • Spoke to Advani ji, he gave me his blessings, tweets Modi June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Minutes after he was anointed BJP's 2014 poll campaign chairman, Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to sulking party veteran LK Advani and said he would leave no stone unturned to oust Congress from power in the Centre. "Spoke to Advani ji on the phone. He gave me his blessings....
  • Live: Modi hits out aggressively at UPA, shouts 'Congress bhagao' slogans June 9, 2013

    Panaji: Live Updates: 5:40 pm: Modi attacks Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his speech at BJP National Executive meet in Goa. He says the PM had no answer on the Naxal issue during the internal security meet, which was held recently in the national capital. "Our agenda is to build the...
  • Rajnath names Modi poll campaign chief, calls the decision 'unanimous' June 9, 2013

    Panaji: BJP President Rajnath Singh on Sunday appointed Narendra Modi as the Chairman of central election committee for 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Rajnath said, "We have decided to make Narendra Modi as Chairman of Central Election Committee. The whole party has trust in him." Rajnath added that the upcoming 2014...
  • Live: Modi is BJP's poll campaign chief, Rajnath says this is the road to victory June 9, 2013

    Panaji: 2:04 pm: Rajnath Singh addresses media, says the upcoming 2014 elections are a challenge for the BJP. "We have decided Narendra Modi as chairman central campaign committee. This is an unanimous decision. We have full confidence that BJP will come to power in 2014," says Rajnath. 2:02 pm: BJP President...
  • Divide within BJP gets wider; will Modi accept a compromise? June 9, 2013

    Panaji: The divide in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting bigger and is threatening to spill over. Sources say that no decision on Narendra Modi will be made till a clear approval comes through from party patriarch LK Advani. With Advani and some other senior leaders keeping away from the...
  • Could the Advani-Modi power struggle lead to a split of BJP? June 8, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to have split the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) down the middle over his proposed role in the 2014 elections with his angry supporters coming out on the streets and protesting outside party stalwart LK Advani's house even as the main opposition's chief Rajnath Singh...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 8, 2013

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  • Undue importance being given to certain individuals: Pawar on BJP meet June 8, 2013

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar, while commenting on BJP's National Executive meet, said, "I have already made a statement that media is giving disproportionate amount of importance to certain individuals. Now I'm hearing that there are protests outside Advani's residence. This is an indication." ...
  • Shiv Sena condemns protest outside Advani's residence June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena on Saturday said the pro-Narendra Modi demonstrations outside BJP veteran LK Advani's residence need to be condemned by all political parties, including the BJP. Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut described Advani as the tallest leader of the country who practiced principled politics and said the...