Gadkari

  • 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...
  • Congress panicky over Modi's popularity, hitting below the belt: BJP November 22, 2013

    BJP, on Friday, ruled out any rethink on Narendra Modi as its PM candidate, notwithstanding the raging controversy over the snooping on a woman by Gujarat Police, dubbing the matter as a "conspiracy" by a "panicky" Congress which was "hitting below the belt". Party leader Nitin Gadkari also said that it...
  • Congress distances itself from its Mumbai chief remark on Lata November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: While the the Congress distanced itself from its Mumbai unit chief Janardan Chandurkar's statement that singing legend Lata Mangeshkar's Bharat Ratna should be taken away after she backed BJP leader Narendra Modi for the PM's post, the BJP reacted strongly and asked if the Congress had a copyright...
  • Delhi: BJP workers protest outside party office over choice of poll candidates November 12, 2013

    BJP workers protested outside party's office in New Delhi on Tuesday venting their dissatisfaction over the nomination of candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls. Supporters of party leaders who had sought tickets from the Seelampur, Badarpur, Ballimaran and Najafgarh seats gathered outside the BJP office on Pant Marg in the morning...
  • Delhi Elections: Parties go all out to woo Bihar, UP migrants November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The bustling metropolis of Delhi has been ever expanding with the influx of migrants, who come from all across the country - to work or study here. Around 47 per cent of the city's migrants come from Uttar Pradesh and over 31 per cent from Bihar. Migrants from...
  • Delhi: Goel denies rebellion reports, BJP undecided on CM candidate October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: As Delhi goes to polls this December, the Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be facing a tricky issue as to who should be named as its chief ministerial candidate. The party leadership has held off on the decision for now even as Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel denied...
  • Delhi: Hit by Vijay Goel's rebellion, BJP defers naming CM candidate October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi unit forced the party to defer the announcement of its chief ministerial candidate for the assembly elections in the national capital. The party, instead, claimed that the meeting of its top leadership was held to discuss the strategy for the...
  • Rajnath Singh attacks Rahul Gandhi, UPA for marketing poverty October 20, 2013

    Sonipath: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh on Sunday took a potshot at the UPA government for marketing poverty. In a reference to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi he said "yuvraaj (prince) of the Congress is marketing poor". "Sometimes he takes kalavatis name, sometimes he sleeps in a Dalit house and...
  • Live: In 2014 India needs a dream team, not a dirty team, says Modi September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: 1:45 pm: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi addresses rally in Delhi and takes a swipe at Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. He said, "Delhi is the city of governments. There is a mother's government. A son's government. A son-in-law's government. Then there is also a coalition government. The...
  • What is the cost of diamond necklace that Gadkari gifted to Modi, asks NCP September 20, 2013

    NCP on Thursday sought to know the cost of the diamond necklace which former BJP president Nitin Gadkari recently presented to his party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. "When Modi was anointed BJP's PM nominee, party leaders garlanded him." "The same day, Gadkari presented him with a diamond and pearl necklace. For...
  • Advani a senior leader, we don't comment on his statements: Gadkari September 20, 2013

    Former BJP President Nitin Gadkari has said that the party stands united in nominating Narendra Modi as its PM candidate. Watch the interview with Gadkari where he speaks about LK Advani, Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ...
  • PM candidate declared, but BJP still silent on Delhi CM candidate September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: While the Bharatiya Janata Party has gone ahead and anointed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as their Prime Ministerial candidate, it is still silent on who will the Chief Ministerial candidate in the Delhi assembly polls. Speaking to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said, "We haven't decided on...
  • More people killed in UP riots than in Gujarat riots: Nitin Gadkari September 18, 2013

    Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government saying a lot more people were killed in the riots as compared to Gujarat riots. He said, "A chief minister's responsibility is to run a stable government. A lot more people were killed in the UP riots as...
  • BJP declares Narendra Modi as its PM candidate for the 2014 polls September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday declared Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections. The decision to make Modi as the PM candidate was taken by the BJP's Parliamentary Board in New Delhi and was...