Conclave

  • Investors conclave: UP government signs deals worth Rs 35,000 crore 12-06-2014 11:58 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday signed 20 initial agreements with corporates entailing investments worth Rs 35,000 crore. These MoUs include a pact with Reliance Jio for providing 4G services and commitments worth Rs 2,100 crore from the ITC group in multiple sectors. The Amity group has also signed a...
  • With fresh investment, UP will surpass Brazil's economy soon, says Akhilesh Yadav 12-06-2014 11:12 AM

    In a bid to attract private sector investmentsfrom across the globe andcreate jobs in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that with fresh investments, his state will surpass Brazil's economy in no time. His comments came during 'Investors' Conclave' where top global and Indian investors...
  • LS polls: Modi woos Muslims to project himself as an inclusive leader 07-02-2014 08:16 PM

    Ahmedabad: In order to reach out to the Muslim community, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday attended a conclave organised by its business representatives as he called for creating a healthy society by bringing all groups together and adopting a growth model that ensures equality. The three-day conclave,...
  • Pakistani delegation to attend SAARC business conclave 05-01-2014 07:15 PM

    A 60-member delegation from Pakistan will attend the 5th SAARC Business Leaders Conclave in New Delhi on January 17. The private sector traders' delegation will be led by vice-president of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (SCCI) Pakistan chapter, Iftikhar Ali Malik, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported...
  • Need technology innovation in rural areas: Pranab Mukherjee 17-09-2013 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said technology innovation was needed in rural areas to cater to the majority of Indians who live in villages. At the inauguration of the first "Engineers Conclave 2013" here, Mukherjee said rural India needed tools that were "simple, repairable by local technicians and usable...
  • LK Advani praises Narendra Modi at BJP conclave 18-08-2013 11:13 PM

    BJP Parliamentary Party Chief LK Advani on Sunday surprised many at a party conclave when he praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, against whom he had taken jibes on Independence Day for criticising the Prime Minister. Delivering the valedictory address at a meeting of the BJP Election Campaign Committee, state...
  • At Congress workshop, Rahul asks party leaders to speak in one voice 23-07-2013 12:20 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi began a 2-day media workshop on Monday asking the party to speak in one voice. But this came at a time when party leader Shakeel Ahmad's comments attributing growth of Indian Mujahideen to the Gujarat riots triggered off a war of words with the Congress...
  • Rahul Gandhi asks Congress workers to speak in one voice 22-07-2013 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, in a veiled reference to some senior leaders speaking out of turn, said on Monday that the party must speak in one voice to help connect with voters. Rahul asked the workers to stay focused on positive politics and cautioned them against indulging...
  • Gujarat: Muslims confront Narendra Modi at meet 30-06-2013 11:47 AM

    Even as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is being projected as the BJP's frontrunner for the post of Prime Minister, Muslim scholars and leaders did not mince words in spelling out the community's reservations with the party and particularly with Modi at Young Indian Leaders Conclave in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Has Modi won and Advani lost the battle within the BJP? 11-06-2013 11:37 PM

    LK Advani may have agreed to withdraw his resignations but experts say his rebellion has dented the BJP's credibility to a large extent. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Advani achieved what he wanted? 11-06-2013 11:25 PM

    All is well that ends well. That is what Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh would like to believe, especially after he managed to get sulking party patriarch LK Advani back on board 24 hours after he resigned from all posts within the party as it chose Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • Advani back in BJP fold, RSS stamps its authority but faultline remains 11-06-2013 10:24 PM

    New Delhi: All is well that ends well. That is what Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh would like to believe, especially after he managed to get sulking party patriarch LK Advani back on board 24 hours after he resigned from all posts within the party as it chose Gujarat...
  • Advani isn't angry, BJP will talk to him again: Sushma Swaraj 11-06-2013 04:50 PM

    BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said party patriarch LK Advani, who resigned from the key posts on Monday, wasn't angry and there was no question of him withdrawing his resignation as the BJP had already rejected it. ...
  • Advani's absence will not have any affect on BJP meet in Goa: Party worker 08-06-2013 11:05 AM

    BJP worker Shyam Raju told CNN-IBN that senior party leader LK Advani will be missed during the meet. ...
  • BJP leadership crisis: The big questions 08-06-2013 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: In what may be seen as a big stumbling block to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its senior leader LK Advani, for the first time in history, skipped its National Executive meet in Goa citing health concerns. Advani is apparently opposed to the proposed elevation of Gujarat Chief...
  • Live: No decision yet on making Modi BJP's poll panel chief 08-06-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: Live updates: 5.25 pm: BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman says currently Narendra Modi is a member of the party's Parliamentary Board. "If party wants to give Modi any other role, it will be announced to the media," says Sitharaman during a press conference in Goa. 5.20 pm: Sitharaman says...
  • Goa conclave: Advani likely to skip meet, will BJP decide on Modi? 08-06-2013 07:11 AM

    Panaji: It's day two of the Bharatiya Janata Party's National Executive meet in Goa and senior leader LK Advani has surely got the top leaders worried. After skipping the event on Friday, Advani has said he will attend the meeting on Saturday only if his doctors give the nod. Insiders...
  • Comment in JDU conclave not against anybody: Nitish 24-04-2013 01:45 AM

    Patna: Apparently distancing himself from suggestions that he was targeting Narendra Modi, Senior JD(U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said his comment made at the recent party conclave that triggered a controversy was not against anybody. "I had also praised former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...
  • Thousands gather at St Peter's Square to hear Pope's first Angelus 18-03-2013 10:00 AM

    Thousands of Catholics waving flags from around the world packed St Peter's Square on Sunday to hear Pope Francis deliver his inaugural Angelus. ...
  • World View: Will Musharraf's return to Pakistan have any impact? 15-03-2013 11:53 PM

    Hello and Welcome to Worldview with me Suhasini Haidar- tonight-- the catholic world has a new pope We'll tell you more about the man and the many firsts of Pope Francis. CNN's Erin McLaughlin will join from the Vatican, also Shasta Darlington is going to take us on the bus...
  • News 360: Cobrapost expose reveals brazen money laundering at banks 14-03-2013 08:36 PM

    A sting operation conducted by Cobrapost across various branches of private financial institutions, including HDFC, ICICI and Axis banks showed how bank employees were helping customers convert black money into white. ...