BJP NATIONAL EXECUTIVE MEET

  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 9, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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 daytwo 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 AdvaniVajpayee 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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." ...
  • Could the AdvaniModi 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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." ...
  • Will there be any decision on Modi during the National Executive meet? June 8, 2013

    With LK Advani now boycotting BJP's National Executive meet in Goa, there is a huge question mark on whether there will be any decision at all on Narendra Modi's larger role in the upcoming general elections. With Advani having made up his mind, its up to BJP president Rajnath Singh...
  • Will only interfere when it's time to decide PM candidate: Shiv Sena June 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, while commenting on the ongoing rift within the BJP over Narendra Modi's role in the upcoming general elections, said, "What is happening at the National Executive is BJP's internal matter. Shiv Sena, JDU or Akali Dal will not interfere. If it is about NDA's campaign...
  • Modi's role in poll campaign BJP's internal issue: Sharad Yadav June 8, 2013

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday distanced his party from the ongoing BJP divide over Narendra Modi's role in upcoming general elections. "Rift within any party of the NDA will definitely weaken the alliance. The Modi issue is an internal matter of the BJP. They are deciding their own poll...
  • Rajnath suggests Modi be made poll panel convenor: Sources June 8, 2013

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh has reportedly offered a peace formula to the LK Advani camp, suggesting that Narendra Modi be made the poll panel convenor. However, sources say there is no clarity if Modi will accept this as he wants to be the chairman of the poll panel. ...
  • Advani is an ageless leader but requires rest: Prakash Javadekar June 8, 2013

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani skipped the National Executive meet in Goa on Saturday apparently to express his opposition to making Narendra Modi the poll campaign committee chief. ...
  • Advani camp tells Rajnath to take decision on Modi in his presence: Sources June 8, 2013

    At the BJP National Executive meet in Goa, the LK Advani camp told the BJP chief, Rajnath Singh to take a decision on Narendra Modi only in the senior leader's presence. ...
  • Digvijaya Singh takes a dig at 'sick' BJP leaders, wishes them a speedy recovery June 8, 2013

    Several BJP leaders, including LK Advani and Jaswant Singh, called in sick on Saturday and skipped the party's National Executive meet in Goa. ...
  • BJP rift out in the open: Cong leader Kamal Farooqui June 8, 2013

    Senior BJP leaders, including LK Advani and Jaswant Singh, skipped the National Executive meet on Saturday apparently over the proposed elevation of Narendra Modi as 2014 campaign committee chief. ...
  • Advani's absence will not have any affect on BJP meet in Goa: Party worker June 8, 2013

    BJP worker Shyam Raju told CNNIBN that senior party leader LK Advani will be missed during the meet. ...
  • News 360: BJP office bearers meet in Goa; no decision on Modi yet June 7, 2013

    A crucial meeting of the BJP's office bearers took place in Goa on Friday. Sources said no decision on Narendra Modi has been taken yet. ...
  • Modi condoles the death of P Chidambaram's mother June 7, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi evaded all questions about his elevation in the BJP. He condoled the death of Finance Minister P Chidambaram's mother. ...
  • I myself asked Advani not to come as he's unwell: Rajnath Singh June 7, 2013

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani will not attend the BJP Parliamentary board meeting on Friday in Goa due to 'health reasons'. He will reach Goa on Saturday when the national executive meet begins. ...
  • Narendra Modi has a history of making history: Smriti Irani June 7, 2013

    Ahead of the party's national executive meet, BJP's incharge of Goa Smriti Advani said Goa has been lucky for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. On LK Advani's absence, Smriti Irani said he will attend the national executive starting Saturday. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Modi rising to the top of BJP or is that a hasty conclusion? March 4, 2013

    Karan Thapar discusses the question with a panel of experts on The Last Word. ...
  • Modi takes centrestage at BJP conclave, attacks Congress March 3, 2013

    A day after he was praised for his achievements in Gujarat, Narendra Modi took a centrestage on the final day of the BJP conclave by slamming the Congress and the Prime Minister and insisting that his party would come to power after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Country would have been less destroyed had Pranab been the PM instead of Manmohan: Modi March 3, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking during BJP's national Executive meet in New Delhi, said President Pranab Mukherjee would have been a better prime minister instead of Manmohan Singh. Modi also called PM Manmohan a night watchman appointed by the UPA. ...
  • There is realisation that Modi is embodiment of good governance: Ravi Shankar Prasad March 2, 2013

    In his opening speech on Saturday during the BJP National Executive meet, party president Rajnath Singh heaped lavish praise on Narendra Modi, who is tipped to be the chairman of the party's election committee. ...