BJP NATIONAL EXECUTIVE

  • A long week end of political activity in Bengaluru April 6, 2015

    The fanfare, pomp and splendour that surrounded the holding of the meeting of the BJP National Executive in Bengaluru was visible even to the most casual observer. This was the first major meeting outside of Delhi after having come to power at the national level. The choice of city for...
  • Be responsible, don't make contentious remarks: Arun Jaitley to workers April 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: Facing opposition's ire over controversial remarks made by some of its leaders, BJP on Saturday made it clear that all party workers should realise their responsibility and not create unnecessary controversies at a time when the country is happy with government's performance. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, when asked if the...
  • 'Do I smell a rat to obfuscate BJP national executive meeting,' tweets Lekhi on Irani's CCTV camera row April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In potentially controversial remarks, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday wondered if she "smelt a rat to obfuscate" the coverage of BJP's national executive meeting in Bengaluru by the row over union minister Smriti Irani spotting a hidden camera in the trial room of a garment store in...
  • Instead of targeting BJP, Congress should try to find its leader: Prakash Javadekar's dig at Rahul April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Meeting for the first day of the National Executive, the Bharatiya Janata party trained guns at the Opposition for making desperate attempts to malign their image. Taking a dig at the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that they should rather focus on finding their own...
  • Bengaluru: Congress workers protest against Modi government over black money April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress workers on Friday staged a massive protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) National Executive venue. They were protesting against the Narendra Modi government over the issue of black money. Congress workers distributed fake cheques of Rs 15 lakh to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money. The...
  • Live: All states are similar to Centre; NITI Aayog a step forward to strengthen relations, says PM Modi April 3, 2015

    The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign on the land acquisition ordinance....
  • We want to talk with an open mind, says P Muralidhar Rao April 3, 2015

    The two-day BJP National Executive meet began on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign...
  • BJP national executive meet begins, focus likely on strengthening party in South India April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: The stage is set in Bengaluru for Bharatiya Janata Party's first National Executive meet under Amit Shah's leadership. The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign on the land...
  • Karnataka Youth Congress to issue fake cheques for Rs 15 lakhs to mock BJP’s blackmoney promise April 2, 2015

    Bengaluru: The ruling Congress in Karnataka is planning a unique protest on Friday, to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money back home. The Congress workers plan to give out fake cheques to the amount of 15 lakh rupees to the public, just to remind them that Prime Minister...
  • Live: BJP says it will resolve the crisis soon and emerge as a stronger party June 11, 2013

    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 June 11, 2013

    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 June 11, 2013

    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 CNNIBN that the issue of discord is not just confined to...
  • BJP sticks to Modi's elevation but tries to pacify Advani June 11, 2013

    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...
  • Life and times of Narendra Modi June 10, 2013

    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. ...
  • Is the BJP now headed for a formal split? June 10, 2013

    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. ...
  • Confident will convince Advani to reverse decision: Swaraj June 10, 2013

    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 June 10, 2013

    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 made...
  • Full text of LK Advani's resignation letter June 10, 2013

    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 June 10, 2013

    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 sick...
  • 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...
  • BJP promises full statehood for Delhi if it comes to power June 10, 2013

    Panaji: BJP on Sunday supported full statehood for Delhi in the political resolution accepted by the party at its twoday 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...
  • 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...
  • Stomach upset forced me to skip BJP's Goa meet: Advani June 9, 2013

    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 mention...
  • 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. ...