Lalji Tandon

  • MHA recommends names for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa Governors August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa are likely to have new Governors soon with the Home Ministry recommending names to President Pranab Mukherjee for appointment to the posts. Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh, veteran BJP leaders VK Malhotra and Lalji Tandon are among the few probables who...
  • Rajnath holds roadshow in Lucknow in last leg of campaigning April 27, 2014

    In the last leg of campaigning, BJP national president and candidate from Lucknow Rajnath Singh on Sunday held a grand road show and mass contact programme in the state capital. During his road show, Rajnath, who was accompanied by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chattisgarh CM Raman Singh, local MP Lalji...
  • Rajnath to file nomination from Lucknow on April 5 March 31, 2014

    BJP president Rajnath Singh will file his nomination papers in Lucknow on April 5 to contest the Lok Sabha election, a party leader said on Monday. Singh was earlier scheduled to file his nomination April 7, but it is understood that due to some astrological factors, the date has been preponed....
  • Rajnath Singh to kick-off poll campaign in Lucknow today March 26, 2014

    BJP national president Rajnath Singh will arrive in Lucknow on Wednesday for his maiden visit after being announced the Lok Sabha candidate from the city. He will visit the party's office to hold discussions with state party leaders. Rajnath Singh will be in the city for three days during which he will...
  • Narendra Modi's one-man show angers many BJP leaders across India March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is riding high on the 'Narendra Modi wave', is also facing rebellion in many key states. The ruling Congress at the Centre seems to have managed the ticket distribution in a more organised manner, though the party tickets are not very much in...
  • As a loyal worker, I accept the party’s decision, says Lalji Tondon March 16, 2014

    In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh's constituency has been moved from Ghaziabad to Lucknow. The decision was taken at the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meet after which the party released its fourth list of Lok Sabha candidates. ...
  • Rajnath Singh gets Lalji Tandon's Lucknow seat March 16, 2014

    Lucknow: In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh's constituency has been moved from Ghaziabad to Lucknow. The decision was taken at the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meet after which the party released its fourth list of Lok Sabha candidates. Lucknow was represented...
  • No row over Lucknow seat, says Lalji Tandon March 10, 2014

    BJP's president Rajnath Singh and the party's Lucknow MP Lalji Tandon on Monday refuted reports of differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party over fielding the party chief from the Uttar Pradesh capital. Asked about the differences, Tandon said it is "far from truth". "I have cordial relations with the party president and...
  • After Varanasi, uncertainty over Lucknow seat, BJP plays down dispute March 10, 2014

    Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for...
  • Rajnath Singh eyes Lucknow, Lalji Tandon says will leave seat for Modi March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, there is an infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party over seats. Lucknow BJP MP and key associate of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lalji Tandon said that he will not vacate his seat for anyone other than party's...
  • Watch: Lalji Tandon on elections minus Vajpayee April 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Lalji Tandon is the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from the prestigious seat of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • BJP's Tandon alleges parties trying to buy votes March 24, 2009

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat Lalji Tandon on Monday accused some political parties in Uttar Pradesh of trying to influence voters by distributing money. "Some parties are trying to influence the electorates and want to buy their votes, but they are not aware of the...
  • Maya digs up communal CD, books BJP chief January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: A CD the BJP had circulated just before the UP Assembly elections in May 2007 and which allegedly denigrated Muslims has come back to haunt the party. BSP Chief Minister Mayawati’s government has filed a complaint against BJP president Rajnath Singh and some other top BJP leaders for allegedly...
  • Rajnath to offer arrest in CD case April 8, 2007

    New Delhi: The controversial CD campaign has hit BJP’s image severely in Uttar Pradesh. BJP president Rajnath Singh and leader of opposition in UP assembly Lalji Tandon will offer their arrest on Monday in connection with the FIR registered against them in the CD case. The party is also holding a...
  • Sari stampede: Lalji gets clean chit April 7, 2007

    New Delhi: BJP politician Lalji Tandon got a clean chit in the sari stampede case of Lucknow on Saturday. The court cleared Tandon of all the charges filed against him in the stampede case, which claimed lives of 21 women in 2004. The Sari stampede took place on April...