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  • After Rahul Gandhi, Modi to address rally in Odisha today February 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi completed his two-day visit to Odisha, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be addressing a rally in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Modi is likely to launch an attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as he had earlier announced that he would...
  • Digvijaya hits out at Modi, asks if a leopard can change its spots September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his criticism of the UPA government and challenged him to debate with any Congress leader on the issues of governance and development. Digvijaya, a known detractor of Modi, also dismissed Modi's talk of inclusive politics,...
  • The Last Word: Can Narendra Modi win massive Muslim support for BJP? September 17, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been anointed as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and he has been trying to reach out to the minorities. The Bharatiya Janata Minority Morcha has decided to register about 1 lakh Muslims into the BJP. ...
  • Watch: Modi remains culpable for 2002 Gujarat riots, says Amitav Ghosh September 17, 2013

    Indian author Amitav Ghosh said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi remains culpable for 2002 riots as it happened on his watch. As Modi is nominated as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Amitav said for a man having such a past to occupy the highest post would be deeply destabilizing. He was...
  • The Last Word: Can Modi create a wave to carry the BJP to power? September 16, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is nominated as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate but will his nomination be able to bring the party in power in 2014. The issue was raised by CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar to a group of experts. ...
  • Delhi: Modi, Advani attend Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and senior party leader LK Advani attended sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations on Sunday. The celebration took place at Jethmalani's Delhi residence and he was seen sitting between Advani and Modi....
  • BJP has committed 'political suicide' by nominating Modi, says Cong September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of being "desperate" to become Prime Minister, the Congress on Sunday said it will remain a "pipe-dream" and the "divisive" leader's nomination will help the UPA government to return to power for a third term. The party leaders even suggested that the BJP...
  • RSS forced BJP to make Modi its PM candidate: Anand Sharma September 15, 2013

    Congress leader Anand Sharma said the decision to anoint Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP's prime ministerial was forced by the RSS. He said, "It's clear that the BJP's decision is not reflective of any inner party decision considerations. It was a decision taken by the RSS leadership...
  • After addressing rally in Haryana, Modi meets Rajnath in Delhi September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday met party President Rajnath Singh. The meeting takes place after Modi addressed his rally in Rewari, Haryana. Former Army chief VK Singh and Olympic gold medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also shared the dais with Modi,...
  • Modi, the disciple, has outshone Advani, the mentor September 15, 2013

    A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's elevation and LK Advani's rebellion, the BJP is playing down the differences. Party president Rajnath Singh in Mumbai today dismissed any talk of Advani being politically isolated. He claimed the BJP patriarch will share the stage with the party's PM nominee on...
  • Advani not against Narendra Modi's PM candidature, says Rajnath September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was anointed as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate and senior party leader LK Advani was conspicuous by his absence, party President Rajnath Singh said the party patriarch was not against Modi's candidature. Rajnath said, "Advani has never told me that Modi should...
  • Congress hits out at Modi, says he is nothing more than hype September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a day after he was anointed as Bharatiya Janata Party's prime minister candidate, saying how will he serve the country when he has created divisions in the party. He also added it is...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP witnesses the big generational shift as Modi is anointed BJP PM candidate September 13, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was anointed as Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The announcement was made by party President Rajnath Singh at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting even after LK Advani clearly opposed the decision. ...
  • Modi in, Advani out: Can Modi's brand of politics win BJP the 2014 elections? September 13, 2013

    The BJP on Friday, came out of the shadows of Vajpayee and Advani to name Gujarat Chief Minister and party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Shivraj Chouhan says Modi’s anointment will give astounding victory to BJP in LS polls September 14, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday congratulated his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi on being made BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee, saying his dynamic leadership will ensure "astounding victory" for the party in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. In a Twitter post, Chouhan also said Modi's leadership shall take...
  • Watch: Debate over Modi's anointment as BJP PM candidate September 13, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was anointed as Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The announcement was made by party President Rajnath Singh at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting even after LK Advani clearly opposed the decision. ...
  • Narendra Modi takes charge as BJP PM candidate, LK Advani isolated September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Lal Krishna Advani era in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over. On September 13, 2013 the BJP came out of the shadows of Vajpayee and Advani to name Gujarat Chief Minister and party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial...
  • Narendra Modi anointment like nectar after 'samudra-manthan': Uddhav Thackeray September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: After 'samudra-manthan' (ocean churning), the nectar has emerged was how Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray described Narendra Modi's anointment as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. "This decision was expected and is in tune with the mood of the people," Thackeray said shortly after Modi's name was officially announced in New Delhi...
  • Narendra Modi: From tea vendor to PM candidate September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: For one who sold tea as a boy at a railway station in Gujarat, Narendra Modi has had a meteoric rise in Indian politics, catapulting from an untested chief minister of 2001 to the prime ministerial candidate in just 12 years. Wedded to Hindutva - or the ideology of...
  • Cong hits out at BJP after it announced Modi as party's PM candidate September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party after it unofficially announced that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be anointed as party's prime ministerial candidate. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "They have announced several prime ministerial candidates in the past and have faced defeat. People...
  • Allies back BJP decision to anoint Modi as PM candidate September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's only allies Akali Dal and Shiv Sena on Friday backed the party's decision to anoint Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Party President Rajnath Singh had informed the chiefs of both the parties and they have endorsed the decision. Rajanth called Shiv...
  • Is Advani's opposition to Modi as PM becoming an embarrassment for BJP? September 12, 2013

    Even as BJP President Rajanth Singh is putting in all the efforts to garner support fot Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature, there is clear opposition from senior party leader LK Advani. Advani is insisting on the decision to be taken after state Assembly polls. ...
  • BJP to name Modi as PM candidate despite Sushma, Advani's opposition September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch LK Advani may end up being trumped by his own disciple at the party's Parliamentary Board meeting in New Delhi on Friday evening where the leadership is all set to name Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the...
  • Decision on Modi's PM candidature should be taken after Assembly polls: Sushma September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajanth Singh on Thursday met senior party leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj to reach a consensus on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature. The meeting failed to yield any result as Sushma reiterated her position...
  • No decision yet on BJP Parliamentary Board meeting on Friday September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to the Bharatiya Janata Party's woes as it has failed to reach to a consensus on naming Gujarat Chief Minister and the party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate. There is still no clarity whether the BJP Parliamentary Board...
  • Ram Jethmalani backs Modi as BJP's PM candidate, hits out at Advani September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is the best option for BJP's prime ministerial candidate. He said, "I believe Narendra Modi is the best option. He is an avatar." He also took a dig at senior BJP leader LK...
  • Modi has polarised the nation and BJP, says Advani's ex-aide Sudheendra Kulkarni September 12, 2013

    LK Advani's ex-aide Sudheendra Kulkarni has said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is a socially polarising leader and now he has polarised the BJP. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 11, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • No consensus within the BJP on making Modi as prime ministerial candidate September 11, 2013

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani is still against naming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Sources say that BJP President Rajnath Singh tried to placate Advani on Wednesday but he refused to endorse Modi's candidature. ...