Kalyan Singh

  • Rajnath Singh: The thakur from UP has been there, done that 26-05-2014 11:06 PM

    Almost a decade back after the BJP lost power in Uttar Pradesh under his stewardship, Rajnath Singh cut a lonely figure at his current Ashoka Road residence in the national capital. Sitting cross-legged and shaving, he told an IANS correspondent, gazing through a small mirror he held in front, that...
  • Akhilesh should resign, seek fresh mandate in UP: Kalyan Singh 19-05-2014 03:52 PM

    Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh on Monday demanded resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asking him to take moral responsibility for Samajwadi Party's debacle in the Lok Sabha polls. "Talking of morality, it does not hold any meaning for Samajwadi Party. People's mandate went against them. Therefore on...
  • Campaign for Uttar Pradesh's third phase polling ends 22-04-2014 08:28 PM

    Considered to be the most crucialphase which would test the popularity of stalwarts of UttarPradesh politics, campaigning for 12 seats going to the pollsin third phase on April 24 came to an end on Tuesday. While the prestige of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav'sfamily is at the stake, the Bollywood...
  • Mulayam, Mayawati, Kejriwal dreaming of becoming PM: Kalyan Singh 07-04-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Sunday said that Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Arvind Kejriwal were dreaming of becoming the Prime Minister, but they would not get people's support in the Lok Sabha polls. "Yadav, Mayawati and Kejriwal are dreaming of becoming PM... Their...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • BJP fields Kalyan Singh Dangi for Vidisha Assembly bypoll 02-04-2014 03:23 PM

    The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has announced that Kalyan Singh Dangi would be its nominee for the bye-election to Vidisha Assembly seat. During the state Assembly elections held in November last year, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had contested from Budhni and Vidisha seats and won from both the...
  • MP BJP leader Raghunandan Sharma hurt at being denied LS poll ticket 23-03-2014 01:31 PM

    Madhya Pradesh BJP Vice President Raghunandan Sharma on Sunday said he felt "hurt and insulted" at being denied party ticket from the Mandsaur Lok Sabha seat. "I have been working for the BJP for more than 30 years and never asked for anything from the party. A Lok Sabha ticket...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots a reaction: Kalyan Singh 21-11-2013 08:12 PM

    Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh on Thursday blamed Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan for September's Muzaffarnagar riots, and called the violence a "reaction". Kalyan Singh, chief minister when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was in power in the state during the Babri Mosque demolition in 1992, attacked...
  • Ayodhya Yatra: UP govt banning the yatra to woo muslims, says Kalyan 24-08-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader and former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for denying permission to VHP's proposed yatra to Ayodhya. Singh said that the state government has taken this move to woo the muslim community in the state. "The Samajwadi Party government is doing this...
  • Ayodhya yatra: Plea seeking lifting of ban dismissed by Allahabad HC 24-08-2013 02:07 PM

    Lucknow: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad's proposed Ayodhya yatra is set for a showdown as the Allahabad High Court dismissed a PIL seeking to lift the Uttar Pradesh government's ban on the yatra. Slamming the Samajwadi party government of banning the yatra to garner support from the muslim community, former Uttar...
  • Advani's resignation shocking, others may follow: RSS 10-06-2013 08:05 PM

    Nagpur: Terming senior BJP leader LK Advani's decision to quit all party posts as "shocking", veteran RSS leader MG Vaidya on Monday said some other resignations may follow. "It's shocking that a leader of such a great stature has to quit. It is now evident that all is not well...
  • Rajnath Singh to lead BJP's UP 'jail bharo' stir 22-05-2013 01:38 AM

    Lucknow: BJP president Rajnath Singh will lead the party's 'jail bharo' agitation in Lucknow on June 2, 2013 against corruption under the UPA rule. BJP state unit president, Laxmi Kant Bajpai, who reviewed the preparation for the week-long agitation starting May 27, said that besides the national president, newly appointed...
  • Kalyan Singh set for a BJP comeback next year 17-12-2012 07:53 AM

    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...
  • Kalyan Singh to be re-inducted in BJP in Jan: sources 16-12-2012 10:10 PM

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, who met BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Sunday, is all set to return to the party. According to sources he may be re-inducted in the party in January. Kalyan's re-induction is seen as an effort by the party to bolster its dwindling...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing 06-12-2012 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • BJP willing to accommodate Yeddyurappa: sources 29-10-2012 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: With an eye on the next elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has initiated an exercise to put its house in order and accommodate regional satraps. Two days back, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok, under instructions from the party, met former chief...
  • Babri case: SC to hear CBI plea against Advani 04-05-2012 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will be hearing a Central Bureau of Investigation petition seeking restoration of conspiracy charges aganist senior BJP leader LK Advani, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case on July 25. The apex court had on March 4, 2011 issued...
  • Cash deal behind Kushwaha joining BJP: Kalyan 06-01-2012 07:30 PM

    Lucknow: Alleging a 'financial deal' behind inclusion of former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha in BJP, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Jan Kranti Party patron Kalyan Singh on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the matter. "Joining of Kushwaha against whom there are serious allegations of corruption, which are...
  • BJP split wide open over Kushwaha 06-01-2012 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: The row over Babu Singh Kushwaha's induction into the party is refusing to die down with many senior BJP leaders jumping the bandwagon to criticise the decision in a bid to project the non-corrupt image of the party. While some leaders criticised the moves, other hailed it saying...
  • Uma's return won't boost BJP's fortunes: Kalyan 07-06-2011 05:21 PM

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Tuesday said the re-induction of Uma Bharti into the BJP would not make any difference to electoral fortunes of the party in the upcoming assembly polls in the state. "The BJP in Uttar Pradesh is on ventilator and neither the return...
  • Kalyan blames Centre for Babri Masjid demolition 30-11-2009 02:20 PM

    Kalyan Singh saying Centre should have stopped the kar sevaks. ...