Gadkari

  • Shiv Sena-BJP squabble will intensify: NCP March 13, 2014

    Taking potshots at the bickering between old allies Shiv Sena and BJP, NCP on Thursday said the squabble would intensify and spread among other constituents of the alliance. "Now, the fight has started between Sena and BJP (over senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari's plans to woo Raj Thackeray -led MNS). Later,...
  • Nagpur: Poll entrant Gadkari poses stiff challenge to Congress's Muttemwar March 11, 2014

    Battle lines have been drawn for the prestigious Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, where incumbent Congress MP Vilas Muttemwar is pitted against BJP stalwart and poll debutant Nitin Gadkari. A seven-time sitting MP, Muttemwar, who has been retained by the Congress, will be facing a tough...
  • BJP clarifies its position on MNS to Shiv Sena after warning March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. "I met Uddhavji at Matoshree. I conveyed to...
  • MNS to fight against Shiv Sena but maintains support for Modi March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Ending days of speculation after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari appealed to him not to split the anti-Congress vote, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday refused to oblige by announcing his first list of Lok Sabha candidates. Though he maintained that the party will back Narendra...
  • Raj Thackeray ignores Gadkari, releases first list of LS candidates March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday announced that the party will contest the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections and released the first list of candidates. MNS supremo also said that his party will support Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. MNS released the...
  • Maharashtra BJP backs Gadkari over meeting with Raj Thackeray March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP strongly backed its former party chief Nitin Gadkari, who had met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray on Tuesday, to request him not to contest Lok Sabha polls, to ensure that votes do not get fragmented. "Gadkariji has clarified the motive behind meeting Raj Thackeray, since he...
  • Shiv Sena warns BJP, says meeting Raj Thackeray a threat to alliance March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, the Shiv Sena has warned the BJP. The Shiv Sena has said that any talks with the MNS will affect the BJP-Sena alliance. "If our ally praises NCP, Congress it is detrimental to our...
  • BJP tries damage control after meet with MNS, Sena reportedly upset March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to balance its allies' concerns after its meeting with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray. Maharashtra BJP President Devendra Fadnavis held a meeting with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday night. This came amidst reports that the Shiv Sena is unhappy about...
  • Gadkari asks MNS not to contest LS polls, Shiv Sena kept in dark March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Lok Sabha election, the Bharatiya Janata Party is making every possible move to get more allies and garner as many votes. In a major development, former BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met on Monday with the former appealing to the...
  • Gadkari asks MNS not to contest LS polls in Maharashtra: Sources March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is making every possible move to garner as many votes to form a government at the Centre. Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari has even made an appeal to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray not to contest Lok Sabha...
  • No secret meeting between Raj Thackeray and Gadkari: BJP March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Ashish Shelar, the city BJP chief, rubbished the reports of a secret meeting between former party president Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray at a five-star hotel in Mumbai on Monday. "Let me put to rest the irresponsible speculation. No secret meetings happening between BJP and MNS,"...
  • NDA will get new allies to form next government: Nitin Gadkari March 3, 2014

    Pune: BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that the NDA would be able to get new allies to form the next government but ruled out the Sharad Pawar-led NCP as its possible partner. The NCP has been part of the Congress-led UPA and therefore the question of its joining NDA...
  • Delhi Court summons Kejriwal in Gadkari defamation case February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi court has summoned him in a criminal defamation case filed against him by Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal will have to appear in court on April 7 in connection with the case....
  • LS polls: BJP releases first list of candidates February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has released its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Candidates to 54 seats have been announced. Sixteen names have been cleared from Maharashtra, which include Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur and Gopinath Munde from Beed. Seventeen names have been cleared from West...
  • Nitin Gadkari, Raj Thackeray share same platform at MNS event February 22, 2014

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday praised former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari for scripting "tremendous development" in Maharashtra during his stint as PWD minister in erstwhile NDA government. Gadkari on Staurday attended ground-breaking ceremony of the Goda Park project, which is said to be the dream project of Thackeray whose party...
  • Delhi court to take up Gadkari's defamation case against Kejriwal today February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday will take up the BJP leader Nitin Gadkari's defamation case against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The court will hear arguments on the plea to summon Kejriwal as an accused. Gadkari had filed the defamation case against Kejriwal for naming him in...
  • Nitin Gadkari files defamation suit against Kejriwal February 18, 2014

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday filed a criminal defamation complaint before a court against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly defaming him by including his name in the Aam Aadmi Party's list of "India's most corrupt". The petition came up for hearing before Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha who...
  • LS polls: AAP to spice up triangular contest on Nagpur seat February 18, 2014

    AAP's nomination of activist-turned politician Anjali Damania is likely to hit the bi-polar contest in the Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, which will now witness a triangular fight. Damania, a political green horn, pipped local social worker Rupa Kulkarni (also a contender for the AAP nominee from the Nagpur seat) to be...
  • Ready to expose Gadkari and his five more scams, says Anjali Damania February 17, 2014

    Maharashtra irrigation scam whistle-blower and AAP nominee Anjali Damania on Monday said she is determined to take on BJP heavyweight Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, in order to keep exposing his corrupt ways and alleged involvement in many more scams. "I was reluctant to fight a poll earlier because...
  • AAP prepares for LS polls, Kumar Vishwas to contest against Rahul Gandhi February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The 2014 Lok Sabha elections is no longer a contest between the two major political parties - Congress and BJP - as the debutante Aam Aadmi Party has sounded the bugle for the general elections. After the AAP government in the national capital resigned on Friday, it is...
  • 'BJP vision panel may propose no income tax on salaried class' February 16, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said his party's vision committee might propose either "no income tax" on the service class or give full tax exemption on their net savings. "The party's vision committee headed by Nitin Gadkari plans to propose either abolition of income tax on the service class...
  • Gadkari takes a dig at AAP, Cong; says strong hand needed to use broom February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former party president Nitin Gadkari hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government on various issues including the Jan Lokpal Bill and for taking Congress's support to form government. Gadkari said AAP did a U-turn by taking outside support of the Congress...
  • A Billion Votes: PM calls Opposition to break Telangana deadlock February 10, 2014

    As the government gets ready to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament, ugly scenes are playing out in the House. There was high drama over Telangana in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Papers were thrown at the Chair and an attempt was made to pull out his mike. The Congress...
  • After Gadkari, Ananth Kumar sends legal notice to Kejriwal February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ananth Kumar on Saturday sent a legal notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after he named him in the list of corrupt politicians. This comes after former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday sent a defamation notice to the Delhi Chief Minister claiming...
  • Kejriwal has lost his way as he levelled allegations without proof: Ramdev February 1, 2014

    Jammu: Hitting out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for calling leaders corrupt "without any proof", yoga guru Ramdev today said the Aam Aadmi Party leader who had set out to cleanse the system has "lost his way". "We should give proof while levelling allegations. It is the biggest dishonesty to...
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  • Gadkari sends defamation notice to Kejriwal for corruption allegations January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday sent a legal defamation notice to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for making baseless allegations. Earlier in the day, Gadkari hit back strongly at Kejriwal for calling him 'corrupt'and asked him to apologise within three...
  • Kejriwal's 'corrupt' list: Character assassination or clever politics? January 31, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched his Lok Sabha campaign with anti-corruption as the key poll plank. Kejriwal named Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi among his list of high profile corrupt leaders. BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, who was also named, has threatened to file a defamation suit. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal launches Lok Sabha campaign, targets 'corrupt' leaders February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched his Lok Sabha campaign with anti-corruption as the key poll plank. Kejriwal named Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi among his list of high profile corrupt leaders. BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, who was also named, has threatened to file a defamation...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? January 31, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...