Bjp National Executive

  • Live: BJP says it will resolve the crisis soon and emerge as a stronger party 11-06-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: 12:45 pm: The BJP has hit out at the Congress accusing it of having vested interests and blaming the RSS for the Advani issue. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said, "Some elements in the Congress have raised the RSS's name in the Advani issue. The RSS has no role...
  • BJP leadership indicates party work will go on with or without Advani 11-06-2013 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be hardening its stand on LK Advani as attempts to pacify him fail. The party patriarch now looks completely isolated. BJP President Rajnath Singh is going to Banswara in Rajasthan at the time of such a crisis, sources say, to send out...
  • Advani upset not just with Rajnath but 2 RSS pointspersons too 11-06-2013 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be more to what really made the grand old man of the BJP, LK Advani, so angry that he sent his resignation to BJP President Rajnath Singh. Sources in the Advani camp have told CNN-IBN that the issue of discord is not just confined to...
  • BJP sticks to Modi's elevation but tries to pacify Advani 11-06-2013 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is split between LK Advani and Narendra Modi. A day after the National Executive sent out a clear message with the elevation of Narendra Modi, LK Advani quit all posts in the party on Monday. But BJP President Rajnath Singh rejected Advani's resignation and...
  • Confident will convince Advani to reverse decision: Swaraj 10-06-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Monday expressed "surprise" at BJP patriarch LK Advani's decision to resign from all party posts but said she was confident she would be able to convince him to take back his resignation. "I am going to his house and will talk to him...
  • Rajnath refuses to accept LK Advani's resignation 10-06-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Shortly after LK Advani announced he is quitting from all his posts in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party president Rajnath Singh tweeted he has not accepted the BJP stalwart's resignation. "I have not accepted Shri Advaniji's resignation," tweeted Rajnath. Advani's resignation came just a day after party...
  • Full text of LK Advani's resignation letter 10-06-2013 02:06 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran politician LK Advani on Monday resigned from all positions in the Bharatiya Janata Party saying "for some time I have been finding it difficult to reconcile either with the current functioning of the party, or the direction in which it is going". Advani's resignation came a day...
  • LK Advani resigns from all posts in BJP 10-06-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi the chief of Central Election Committee for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignation of Advani, who was reportedly...
  • Modi gets a rousing welcome in Gujarat, Advani ends 'sick leave' 10-06-2013 11:27 AM

    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 10-06-2013 10:50 AM

    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...
  • Goa has a special place in my heart: Narendra Modi 10-06-2013 08:25 AM

    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...
  • BJP says Advani its guiding force as Modi's elevation marks a new era 10-06-2013 07:50 AM

    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...
  • BJP promises full statehood for Delhi if it comes to power 10-06-2013 01:33 AM

    Panaji: BJP on Sunday supported full statehood for Delhi in the political resolution accepted by the party at its two-day national executive meetig in Goa. Delhi BJP President Vijay Goel rued that the statehood demand has not been met till now. Accusing the Sheila Dikshit government of failing to make...
  • Stomach upset forced me to skip BJP's Goa meet: Advani 09-06-2013 11:37 PM

    Jaipur: BJP veteran LK Advani on Saturday said he had a stomach upset that forced him to skip the party's national executive meet, breaking his silence over his ill health that fuelled speculation on his perceived opposition to Narendra Modi getting a key post. Advani, however, did not make any...
  • Modi calls for 'Congress-free Bharat Nirman' 09-06-2013 09:24 PM

    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...
  • BJP propels Modi to centre stage of 2014 polls 09-06-2013 08:33 PM

    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' 09-06-2013 07:19 PM

    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? 09-06-2013 06:58 PM

    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 elevation strengthens his political legitimacy 09-06-2013 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi's elevation as BJP's campaign chief for 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Sunday has strengthened his political legitimacy after struggling to shed the "communal" tag that has haunted the Gujarat Chief Minister since the 2002 riots. Often called the BJP's poster boy, Modi is seen as India's...
  • Modi's appointment would be catalytic in NDA's victory march: SAD 09-06-2013 05:55 PM

    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...
  • Narendra Modi named party's poll campaign panel chief 09-06-2013 05:00 PM

    In a big boost to Narendra Modi's political career, BJP President Rajnath Singh appointed the Gujarat Chief Minister party's election campaign committee chief for 2014 polls. ...
  • Chouhan congratulates Modi on his appointment as BJP poll panel chief 09-06-2013 04:50 PM

    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...
  • Anointing Modi is signal that India is ready for change: Parrikar 09-06-2013 04:40 PM

    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 nothing called...
  • Spoke to Advani ji, he gave me his blessings, tweets Modi 09-06-2013 04:20 PM

    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...
  • Congress not afraid of Modi, says Rajeev Shukla 09-06-2013 04:11 PM

    Panaji: While the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders called the appointment of Narendra Modi as the party's poll campaign committee chief for the 2014 elections as "the road to victory", the Congress said it was not afraid of Modi and was confident of running the next general elections on its performance...
  • Live: Modi hits out aggressively at UPA, shouts 'Congress bhagao' slogans 09-06-2013 02:41 PM

    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...
  • Rajnath names Modi poll campaign chief, calls the decision 'unanimous' 09-06-2013 02:00 PM

    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...
  • BJP keeps up the suspense on Narendra Modi's elevation 09-06-2013 01:33 PM

    Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party continued to keep everyone guessing on the role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls. An hour after spokesperson Syed Shahanawaz Hussain on Sunday promised "good news" at 12 noon, the BJP leader again dodged questions on Modi's possible appointment...
  • Modi takes on UPA, says need a country free from its rule 09-06-2013 01:16 PM

    Panaji: Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out aggressively at the UPA while speaking at the BJP National Executive meeting in Panaji. Modi said that the country needs to be free from Congress rule to move forward. "Congress-free country is not politics but a programme nationalism. People of India are angry...
  • Digvijaya says his heart goes out to Advani, calls BJP ungrateful 09-06-2013 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said his heart goes out to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani, who skipped the ongoing BJP national executive meet in Goa citing ill health. "My heart goes out to Advani-ji. He brought the BJP from two to 182 in...