Gadkari

  • Have a right to express myself: Ram Jethmalani November 27, 2012

    The BJP's internal drama is becoming more bitter by the day. MP and veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who was suspended and then issued a show cause notice asking why he should not be expelled, has again written to Nitin Gadkari, this time, slamming senior leaders Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • Jethmalani does not deserve a reply: Arun Jaitley November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has refused to comment on the scathing criticism of him by suspended party leader Ram Jethmalani in a letter addressed toe the party's parliamentary board earlier on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Jaitley said that Jethmalani's remark hinting at his involvement in the CBI...
  • Will continue to back Modi: Ram Jethmalani November 27, 2012

    Suspended BJP leader Ram Jethmalani remains defiant and says that the party's action against him will not have any effect on him. ...
  • Jaitley had a role in CBI chief appointment row: Jethmalani November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Jethmalani has taken his criticism of his party leaders one step further. On Tuesday morning, in a letter addressed to the BJP Parliamentary Board, the senior Supreme Court lawyer poured vitriol over not just party chief Nitin Gadkari, whom he has been...
  • BJP meet today, decision on Shatrughan Sinha likely November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party will be holding a parliamentary board meeting on Tuesday morning to decide on the steps to be taken against dissident leaders like Ram Jethmalani, Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha. Jethmalani has been the most vociferous critic of several of the party decisions, including a...
  • Jethmalani says he is too busy to reply to BJP's notice November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended BJP MP Ram Jethmalani on Monday adopted a dismissive stance towards the show cause notice issued to him by the party asking why he should not be expelled and said he is too busy with his law practice to answer such documents. "I...
  • Gujarat should ensure victory of BJP: Gadkari November 26, 2012

    Surat (Gujarat): Showering praises on Gujarat's development model, BJP national president Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the people of the state should ensure the victory of "development politics" in the Assembly elections. "The development of Gujarat is famous world over. People should vote for BJP and ensure development politics wins,"...
  • The Last Word: Is the BJP split wide open? November 26, 2012

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a show cause notice to suspended party MP Ram Jethmalani for allegedly breaking party discipline. ...
  • BJP issues show-cause notice to Ram Jethmalani November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a show cause notice to suspended party MP Ram Jethmalani for allegedly breaking party discipline. Sources say that the party has asked Jethmalani to reply within 10 days why he should not be expelled from the BJP. Reacting to the news, Jethmalani...
  • BJP considering action against Shatrughan Sinha: Sources November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: After senior leader Ram Jethmalani, the BJP may next suspend Shatrughan Sinha, say sources. Sinha has firmly backed Jethmalani in his criticism of the BJP party president Nitin Gadkari and also supported his demands for the embattled chief's resignation. Sources say that some BJP leaders may seek action against...
  • Stand united against Gadkari, Jethmalani urges BJP November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Jethmalani has no plans to give up. He has said that he will write yet another letter to party chief Nitin Gadkari, asking him to step down from the post. Nitin Gadkari faces a bevy of corruption charges over his alleged links...
  • I don't care about decision to suspend me: Jethmalani November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Jethmalani is unaffected by the action taken against him. Reacting to hiks suspension, Jethmalani said, "I don't care about the decision to suspend me taken by the party President." BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday suspended Ram Jethmalani with immediate effect using his...
  • After Jethmalani, more dissident leaders to face action? November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has suspended Ram Jethmalani with immediate effect using his power vested under Article 25 of BJP's constitution. The BJP's parliamentary board will decide on Monday on whether or not to expel him. It also remains to be seen whether there will...
  • Action against Jethmalani is an internal matter of BJP: Rashid Alvi November 25, 2012

    The BJP on Sunday suspended senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani from the party using power vested under Article 25 of BJP's constitution. ...
  • Digvijaya attacks RSS for supporting Gadkari November 25, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday accused RSS of supporting BJP president Nitin Gadkari even as corruption charges against him were being probed. "RSS supports Gadkari. Sangh has no policy but goes by person," Singh told reporters in Bhubaneswar alleging that Gadkari's driver is also one of the directors in...
  • BJP suspends Jethmalani from party with immediate effect November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In a surprising move, the BJP on Sunday suspended senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani from the party using power vested under Article 25 of BJP's constitution. Since Jethmalani is an MP, only the Parliamentary board can expel him which would meet on Monday to decide...
  • Shatrughan backs Jethmalani's view on CBI director November 25, 2012

    Patna: After supporting Ram Jethmalani and Yashwant Sinha's demand of resignation by Nitin Gadkari as BJP chief, party leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday sided with Jethmalani again on appointment of Ranjit Sinha as new CBI director, saying there was no ground to initiate disciplinary action against the lawyer-turned politician. "Ranjit Sinha's...
  • No one has the courage to take action against me: Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Ram Jethmalani on Sunday challenged the party leadership to take action against him for his stand on the appointment of the new CBI director and party president Nitin Gadkari. Jethmalani openly hit out saying that nobody in the party has the...
  • Pressure from within BJP on Gadkari to resign November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The trouble for BJP President Nitin Gadkari is more within than outside. One after the other, senior party MP's have sought his resignation in the wake of allegations against Gadkari's Purti Group. And the latest ones alluding that Gadkari's wife and sons held shares in three Purti shell...
  • Probe Gadkari or stop making claims: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi November 25, 2012

    BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says either a probe should be ordered or the allegations must stop against Nitirn Gadkari. ...
  • Gadkari's wife, sons hold shares in 3 Purti cos: Report November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP president Nitin Gadkari finds himself in more trouble after a Times of India report on Sunday carried details mentioning that his wife and two sons held shares in three Purti Group's shareholding companies. The report added that there were at least six instances which directly linked the...
  • BJP hints at disciplinary action against Ram Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday indicated it may take disciplinary action against Ram Jethmalani who has demanded party president Nitin Gadkari's resignation and disagreed with the party's stand over the appointment of new CBI director. "Jethmalani has been making statements against the BJP president and has now spoken...
  • BJP stops short of taking action against Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after the two leaders of opposition questioned the appointment of Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Ranjit Sinha as the new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), support for the government came from unexpected quarters. Senior Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Ram Jethmalani congratulated...
  • BJP cautions Jethmalani; Shatrughan says Gadkari should quit November 25, 2012

    New Delhi/Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party's internal troubles resurfaced on Saturday with the party taking a serious note of Ram Jethmalani questioning the stance over appointment of new CBI chief and Shatrughan Sinha joining those who have asked party president Nitin Gadkari to step down as party chief. "Appropriate action will...
  • I'm with Jethmalani, Yashwant on Gadkari issue: Shatrughan November 24, 2012

    Patna: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said he was 'ideologically' with Ram Jethmalani and Yashwant Sinha who have sought the resignation of party president Nitin Gadkari over allegation of corruption. "The issue raised by them (Jethmalani and Yashwant Sinha) should be looked at seriously," Shatrughan Sinha said. Jethmalani, while demanding Gadkari's...
  • Will resign from BJP by month end, says Yeddyurappa November 23, 2012

    Kunigal: Stating that he would resign as BJP legislator from the Assembly by the month end, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday said he would focus on building his new party. "By month end I will tender my resignation as BJP legislator in the state assembly and focus on...
  • Yashwant, who took on Gadkari, called corrupt in poster November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha faced the ire of some party activists, who launched a poster war against him for demanding the resignation of BJP president Nitin Gadkari, who is facing allegations of corruption. Some BJP workers allegedly put up a huge poster in New...
  • Gadkari should not lead anti-corruption march: Petitioners November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A 16-million-person global campaign network that works to ensure that the views and values of the world's people shape global decision-making has called on the BJP to stop its party president Nitin Gadkari from leading an anti-corruption march in New Delhi. The march is scheduled for Tuesday, November...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 20, 2012

    Hours after Yashwant Sinha fired a salvo at party president demanding his resignation, sources in the party said that the BJP is not willing to sacrifice Nitin Gadkari at this stage. ...
  • News 360: Yashwant Sinha asks Nitin Gadkari to quit November 20, 2012

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said that those in public life should be beyond reproach. ...