Gadkari

  • Yogita Thakre death: Court order on closure report today January 17, 2013

    Nagpur: A Nagpur court on Thursday is likely to give its order on the closure report filed by the Maharashtra Criminal Investigation Department in the Yogita Thakre death case. In May 2009, the body of seven-year-old Yogita was found inside a car parked in the compound of the residence of...
  • PM should adopt a ruthless stand on LoC killings: Gadkari January 16, 2013

    Pune: BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the UPA government and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should adopt a "ruthless stand" on Pakistan's recent ceasefire violations on the LoC and the killing and decapitation of Indian soldiers. Stating that Pakistan had violated human rights and international norms, Gadkari said, "People...
  • BJP denies I-T summons to Nitin Gadkari January 13, 2013

    New Delhi/Nagpur: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday denied reports of Income Tax summons to party president Nitin Gadkari and alleged that it was a plot to malign his image. The report was also denied by Gadkari who said he hasn't received any notice from the I-T department. "There is...
  • Income Tax summons for BJP chief Nitin Gadkari January 12, 2013

    Nagpur: The Income Tax department on Saturday issued summons to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari in connection with alleged tax evasion. The summons were for Gadkari and some associated companies. Top sources in the department said Gadkari has been asked for his personal appearance so that he can be confronted with...
  • Jethmalani, Gadkari patch up, say sources January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani and Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari have reached a truce after over a month of former's suspension from the party, according to the sources. Senior party leader LK Advani mediated the truce after they met at his residence, sources added. Jethmalani invited the BJP...
  • Problem with JMM is that it's too unpredictable: Bhupendra Chaubey January 8, 2013

    Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda has quit and has recommended dissolution of the Assembly as JMM withdrew its support to the BJP-JMM coalition government. JMM has claimed that the party is in talks with the Congress. CNN-IBN's National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether the...
  • Ready for talks with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha: Congress January 8, 2013

    In a blow to the BJP government in Jharkhand, the JMM withdrew support to the coalition in the state on Tuesday. Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda later met the governor and submitted his resignation. ...
  • 'Nitin Gadkari may get a second term as BJP President' January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: With speculations making the rounds over the new potential candidate for the post of Bharatiya Janata Party president, sources on Friday said that there are high chances that Nitin Gadkari gets a second term. According to BJP sources, Gadkari remains the first choice of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh...
  • Gadkari getting second term means RSS still calls the shots in BJP: Bhupendra Chaubey January 3, 2013

    Is the BJP right in giving a second term to Nitin Gadkari as party president? CNN-IBN's National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Is the second term to incumbent a ploy to send LK Advani on compulsory retirement? Asked by: sundar1950in A. I think...
  • Digvijaya gets bail in defamation case filed by Gadkari December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh was granted bail by a court in Delhi on Friday in connection with a defamation case filed by BJP President Nitin Gadkari against him. Digvijaya had accused Gadkari of having business links with BJP MP Ajay Sancheti, who allegedly pocketed large sums of...
  • Kalyan Singh set for a BJP comeback next year December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is all set to return to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Singh met the BJP president Nitin Gadkari recently and sources say Singh may be reinducted in the party in January next year. His reinduction is seen as an effort by the party...
  • 'FDI in retail not the only solution to boost economy' December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Contending that FDI in retail was not the only solution to boost the economy, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said a strong political will is required to create a climate which encourages capital investment in the country. "FDI in retail is not the only solution...
  • Nitin Gadkari to continue as BJP President till January 2013 December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Ending months of speculation, the BJP on Saturday said that Nitin Gadkari will continue as the party president till January 2013. Gadkari, who took charge as the party chief on December 19, 2009, has been under constant pressure and scrutiny during his term as the BJP chief, especially...
  • No name for PM before LS election results: Gadkari December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Friday quashed the hopes of Narendra Modi's supporters to declare him the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Gadkari said that the BJP would declare its candidate only after 2014 Lok Sabha elections. At an interactive session organised by a...
  • Modi a role model for development, says Advani December 3, 2012

    Mansa: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj openly endorsed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a potential prime ministerial candidate of the party for 2014, there's more support flowing in for him. Senior BJP leader LK Advani hailed the Gujarat Chief Minister as a "role model" of...
  • Has Advani lost his PM hopes, asks Digvijaya Singh December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, in a bitter jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch LK Advani, on Sunday asked if he had given up his Prime Ministerial dreams. When asked about BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's strong backing for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party's Prime Ministerial...
  • BJP a party of black marketeers, brokers: Digvijaya November 30, 2012

    Raghogarh: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday alleged that the BJP was a "party of black marketeers and brokers" because of which it opposed the Centre's cash-for-subsidy scheme. "It is a party of black marketeers and brokers," he told reporters, adding there was no problem with the BJP going...
  • 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...