Jaiprakash Narayan

  • Arun Jaitley compares Ramdev with Mahatma Gandhi, JP Narayan May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has kicked up a storm by comparing yoga guru Ramdev with Mahatma Gandhi and Jaiprakash Narayan. The remarks came at a function in Delhi where Jaitley "thanked" Ramdev for "awakening" the voters and compared his efforts with the struggles undertaken by national leaders...
  • Lok Satta Party denies alliance with AAP, says it lacks institutional approach April 7, 2014

    The Lok Satta Party, which occupies one seat in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, has said it could not have an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party as it had "monopolistic ambitions" and exhibited "immaturity". The party's founder N Jayaprakash Narayan said the AAP does not seem to have the ability to...
  • A week after serial blasts, Gandhi maidan open for public November 4, 2013

    A week after serial bomb blasts, Gandhi Maidan, which was the venue of the public meeting of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, has been thrown open for the public. Patna District Magistrate N Shrwan Kumar said on Monday that Gandhi Maidan, which had been sealed for searching explosives, has now...
  • Nitish silent on Modi attack in Hunkar rally but will react at appropriate time October 27, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday declined to react to BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's frontal attack on him but said he would definitely respond at an appropriate time. At a news conference on the Patna serial blasts that killed five people, Kumar was asked for his comments on...
  • Anna recreates JP's aura in Patna, launches Janatantra Morcha January 30, 2013

    Patna: Anti-graft activist Anna Hazare, who launched his Janatantra Morcha in Patna on Wednesday, sought to recreate the aura of legendary socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan and conducted himself in a manner to remind one and all about the leader who had launched the first movement against corruption in the country...
  • Rajnath returns to familiar political terrain January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajnath Singh, who was elected President of BJP on January 23, finds himself in the familiar role of leading the party at a time when the party is dogged by factional feud and the Lok Sabha polls not too far away. 61-year-old Singh from Uttar Pradesh, who takes...
  • Advani to start yatra from JP's birthplace September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani is set to start his anti-corruption rathyatra from veteran socialist leader Jaiprakash Narayan's birthplace Sitabdiara in Saran district of Bihar on his birth anniversary October 11, according to party sources. Ending speculation that he may start his yatra from...
  • RJD'S J P Yadav is back in business October 25, 2006

    New Delhi: When it comes to Railways Minister Lalu Prasad, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does seem to become a little over-indulgent. That's a criticism he faces again with the come back of J P Yadav, Lalu's protege and a minister who is currently out on bail. RJD MP J P...
  • Gangsters and Mr clean in the Govt October 25, 2006

    New Delhi: The latest cabinet reshuffle seems to carry as much the imprint of the Prime Minister as of the Congress President so far as the choice of the Congress leaders is concerned. But when it comes to the selection of ministers from outside the Congress, the evident application of...