Bjp President Poll

  • IT dept detects alleged tax evasion in Nitin Gadkari's Purti group transactions May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has detected alleged tax evasion to the tune of Rs 7 crore in the business transactions of Purti group of companies related to former BJP President Nitin Gadkari. Probing the alleged dubious transactions of the Purti Power and Sugar Limited (PPSL) since 2012, the department...
  • BJP to stage nationwide protest against Shinde's remark January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP will hold countrywide protests from Thursday against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's "Hindu terror" remarks, Rajnath Singh said after taking over as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party. Outraged at Shinde's remarks on saffron terror, the RSS and the BJP have demanded an unconditional apology from UPA...
  • Is the BJP still a house divided? January 23, 2013

    Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Rajnath Singh was elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party President on Wednesday as Nitin Gadkari opted out of the race following corruption allegations against him. ...
  • BJP hopes Rajnath Singh will lead party to a path of success January 23, 2013

    Welcoming the appointment of Rajnath Singh as the new BJP president, former party chief Nitin Gadkari and senior leader LK Advani said they hope that the change in leadership will help the party emerge a winner in upcoming Assembly elections and 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP to hold protest against Shinde's Hindu terror remark January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking over as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party, Rajnath Singh on Wednesday condemned Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's statement on Hindu terror and announced a nationwide protest from Thursday. Addressing the AICC meeting in Jaipur on Sunday, Shinde had alleged that the BJP and the Rashtriya...
  • New BJP chief Rajnath Singh calls UPA a failure January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Rajnath Singh was elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party President on Wednesday as Nitin Gadkari opted out of the race following corruption allegations against him. Rajnath Singh began his term for 20132015 by touching senior BJP leader LK Advani's feet and sounding the...
  • Rajnath Singh elected unopposed as BJP president January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh was on Wednesday elected unopposed as the party president for the term 2013 to 2015. He succeeded Nitin Gadkari, who decided against contesting for a second term following charges of corruption against him. Singh has been BJP's president between 2006 and 2009...
  • Advani's opposition led to Gadkari's opting out of race for BJP chief January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Nitin Gadkari, who was being backed by the RSS, on Tuesday saw himself being opposed by one of the senior most leaders in the party, LK Advani. Gadkari, who till Monday, had the support of party leaders for a second stint as the BJP President, opted out of...
  • Live: BJP chief Rajnath Singh lashes out at Congress January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: 12:53 pm: BJP President Rajnath Singh also attacked the UPA government over Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's Hindu terror remarks. 12:42 pm: Rajnath Singh, who took over as the BJP President, said he was not happy with the circumstances in which he was taking over as the party...
  • Rajnath Singh emerges from shadows to reclaim top post in BJP January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic late night twist on Tuesday, Nitin Gadkari opted out of the BJP presidential race and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Rajnath Singh is now the consensus choice and will be elected later on Wednesday. Nitin Gadkari's backers in RSS had come under intense pressure from...
  • Gadkari makes way for Rajnath Singh to be BJP chief January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic turn in the Bharatiya Janata Party presidential polls, Nitin Gadkari has announced that he will not seek a second term after controversy erupted over his name. Rajnath Singh is now all set to occupy the party's top post as party leaders have reached a consensus...
  • UPA trying to malign me, will quit if found guilty: Gadkari January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Troubled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday reacted to the Income Tax Department surveys on Purti group investors and accused the Centre of ordering IT surveys to damage his presidential prospects. Calling it a controversy against him, Gadkari said he would never hesitate to quit...
  • Have been denied nomination form by BJP: Mahesh Jethmalani January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The power struggle within the Bharatiya Janata Party for the party president's post has worsened. Mahesh Jethmalani, who had threatened to contest against Nitin Gadkari said he has been denied nomination form by the party leadership for contesting elections to party president's chair. Jethmalani had threatened to contest the...
  • Mumbai IT wing probes firms funding Gadkari's Purti group January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: There seems to be fresh trouble for Nitin Gadkari who is set to be reelected as the Bharatiya Janata Party President on Wednesday. The Mumbai IT wing is surveying seven companies found to have been routing money into Gadkari's Purti Group after allegations against the companies surfaced in the...