Gadkari

  • 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. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal must apologise for calling me corrupt: Nitin Gadkari January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday hit back strongly at Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for calling him 'corrupt'. The BJP leader asked Kejriwal to apologise within three days for accusing him of corruption. Gadkari also warned Kejriwal that if...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at Kejriwal for calling Nitin Gadkari corrupt January 31, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for calling former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari. He took on Kejriwal for forming government in Delhi with Congress's support. "The most corrupt party in the country is Congress and they have taken support...
  • Have offers from parties, but yet undecided: Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh January 31, 2014

    In a surprise move early on Friday, the Mumbai Police Commissioner, Satyapal Singh, sent his resignation to the state. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Mumbai Police chief resigns, says wants to do something for the nation January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: 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. "Only time will tell all," he said when asked about his decision. Speculation is rife that Singh has...
  • Will keep on exposing Nitin Gadkari: AAP January 25, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor of Maharashtra Anjali Damania on Saturday said she would keep the heat on the former BJP president Nitin Gadkari to "expose" his double standards on corruption. Damania is slated to contest against the BJP stalwart from Nagpur Lok Sabha seat in upcoming elections. "My party has...
  • NCP asks AAP to spell out stand on secularism, reservation January 16, 2014

    NCP on Thursday asked the Aam Aadmi Party to spell out its stand on secularism and reservation for backward classes and minorities. The new party should give a clear view on where it stands on the principles of secularism. AAP should spell out its ideology, NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said at...
  • BJP's proposal: Can Income Tax be really abolished in India? January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP is seriously planning to promise sweeping several tax reforms in its Lok Sabha manifesto. It serves two purposes. Stop the exodus of middle class and upper middle class voters to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and give an impression that the party is for a transparent...
  • UPA, SP policies behind farmers' miseries in UP, says Niting Gadkari January 4, 2014

    It is the policies of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh which are behind the problems being faced by farmers in the state, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said in Saharanpur on Friday. Addressing a 'kisan mazdur' rally, Gadkari said that although Congress has been...
  • Gadkari's remarks on taking Congress support rubbish, says Kejriwal December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reacted strongly to BJP leader Nitin Gadkari's comments on taking support of the Congress party to form the government in Delhi. "It is shocking that a senior leader such as Gadkari is speaking like this," said Kejriwal reacting to the allegations. Gadkari...
  • BJP will create Vidarbha state if it comes to power, says Nitin Gadkari December 13, 2013

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday said at Nagpur that if his party came to power at the Centre, it would create the separate state of Vidarbha. It was BJP-led NDA which had formed the new states of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh during its rule, he said. Gadkari himself hails from...
  • BJP won't indulge in horse-trading to form govt in Delhi: Gadkari December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Its so near yet so far for the Bharatiya Janata Party as the party just fall short of four seats to claim majority in Delhi. The BJP won 32 seats out of 70 in the national capital. The party's Delhi in-charge Nitin Gadkari said, "The party is mentally...
  • Congress supporting AAP to damage BJP in Delhi: Nitin Gadkari December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party saying the party will hurt the Congress' prospects and will in turn help the BJP. Nitin Gadkari, former BJP president, said he sees the elections as a two way battle between the Congress and BJP. Gadkari said,...
  • Full house for Modi at Rahul's low turn-out rally venue December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: It was full house at the rally of BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday in stark contrast to the one addressed by Rahul Gandhi held over a fortnight ago at the same venue as well as on a Sunday. While the Congress Vice President's rally held at...
  • Mumbai: BJP to organise mega rally 'Maha Garjana' on December 22 November 30, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will organise a 'Maha Garjana' (mega-roar) rally on December 22 to launch the 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign in Mumbai, an official said on Saturday. The rally will be addressed by BJP president Rajnath Singh, Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, party's ex-chief Nitin Gadkari and party...
  • Will form Women Commando Force to fight crimes in Delhi: BJP November 24, 2013

    Concerned over increasing cases of crime against women in Delhi, BJP has promised setting up of a women commando force and fast track courts to try such cases if voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls. Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari said the party has ambitious plans for development of...
  • BJP hopeful of getting Congress allies onboard, says Nitin Gadkari November 24, 2013

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that several former allies could return to the NDA fold if it crosses the "magic figure" of 175 in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Gadkari, former BJP chief, was upbeat over the party's prospects in the current round of Assembly polls. He rejected demands...