CP THAKUR

  • Thakur says BJP should govern Bihar if Nitish Kumar government falls after LS polls May 8, 2014

    BJP leader CP Thakur on Thursday said his party should form a government in Bihar if the Nitish Kumar government falls after the Lok Sabha election. "The BJP should not mind taking outside support of like minded legislators to form a government if the JD(U) government collapses after the end of...
  • Congress, AAP challenge to Modi in Varanasi only in media: Thakur May 2, 2014

    The Congress and AAP challenge to Narendra Modi in Varanasi was only in the media, as people there are rooting for the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate, senior BJP leader C P Thakur claimed on Friday. "Challenge by Ajai Rai of Congress and APP leader Arvind Kejriwal exists only in media," Thakur,...
  • BJP leader CP Thakur demands an end to reservations April 26, 2014

    BJP leader CP Thakur on Saturday demanded an end to reservations in jobs and educational institutions, triggering a row. "Reservations should end in jobs and educational institutions," Thakur, a former union minister and BJP national vice president, told media persons in Patna. He was reacting to the Congress's promise to provide reservations...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Differences in Bihar BJP over alliance with Paswan's LJP March 4, 2014

    Patna: Not all is well within the Bihar BJP after it cemented alliance with Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party ahead of Lok Sabha elections. Some senior Bihar BJP leaders - Dr CP Thakur, Giriraj Singh and Ashwani Kumar Choubey and MP Kirti Azad - are apparently against the tie-up...
  • CP Thakur, RK Sinha of BJP file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls January 27, 2014

    BJP leaders C P Thakur and R K Sinha filed their nominations today for the coming Rajya Sabha election from Bihar. The two, accompanied by former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Nand Kishore Yadav and a large number of legislators, submitted their nomination papers...
  • Bihar BJP requests Narendra Modi to contest from state November 14, 2013

    The Bihar unit of the BJP on Wednesday requested the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to contest from a constituency in the state in the 2014 general elections. Former deputy chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi told media persons in Patna that the party has...
  • BJP has announced many PM candidates and faced defeats: Manish Tewari September 13, 2013

    Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the BJP in the past has announced several PM candidates and faced defeats also. He also said that people should see how decisions are taken in a party which talks about internal democracy. Senior BJP leader CP Thakur advocated that announcement on Modi's should...
  • BJP ministers skip Cabinet meet called by Nitish Kumar June 16, 2013

    Patna: Bihar BJP ministers on Sunday skipped the Cabinet meeting called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Senior BJP leader CP Thakur said that the ministers will resign if Nitish breaks away. Meanwhile, the BJP ministers are holding a separate meeting at Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's house. BJP state president...
  • If JD(U) breaks away, BJP will fight alone: CP Thakur June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Even after reports of JD(U) planning to pull out from NDA alliance, the Bhartiya Janata Party and its allies are confident of fighting elections as one unit. BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that BJP will not break ties with Janata Dal United. "In a democracy one has to obey people's...
  • Modi is a team player, says BJP leader CP Thakur June 9, 2013

    BJP Vice President CP thakur says that some announcement on Narendra Modi will be made on Sunday. ...
  • Will give development to Muslims, says CP Thakur June 3, 2013

    Patna: Senior BJP leader CP Thakur on Sunday said the party wants to win the hearts of Muslims through development in the partyruled states, and does not want to "mislead them by providing skull caps". "The BJP neither intends to mislead Muslims by providing skull caps for them in the...
  • 'I disapprove of what Modi said about Tharoor's wife' November 14, 2012

    Patna: Disapproving of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's remarks against Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader CP Thakur on Wednesday demanded a ban on use of derogatory words by politicians in the public. The usage of bad words or filthy language in politics should be "strictly"...
  • Gujarat polls will decide Modi's fate: Bihar BJP October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The outcome of the Gujarat elections could seal Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fate in the race to become the NDA's prime ministerial candidate, the BJP's Bihar unit chief CP Thakur said on Monday. Thakur said that Modi could be a frontrunner if he got a thumping majority in...
  • Bihar BJP split over Gujarat CM Narendra Modi October 10, 2012

    Patna: To invite Narendra Modi or not? That seems to be the Hamletian dilemma for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), part of the ruling alliance in Bihar, with one leader saying yes and the other a firm no. BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on...