Mangal Pandey

  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 11-04-2014 03:59 PM

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • Narendra Modi fails to dissuade BJP leader Lal Muni Choubey from going solo 26-03-2014 12:54 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi failed to persuade senior party leader and four-time Bihar MP Lal Muni Choubey against quitting the party and contest as an independent from the Buxar parliamentary constituency. "Modi had personally telephoned Choubey late on Tuesday night and tried to convince him not to contest...
  • BJP's list of 8 Legislative Council candidates includes a former RJD leader 28-02-2014 06:16 PM

    Former RJD leader Nawal Kishore Yadav was among eight candidates nominated by the BJP to contest the legislative council seats, the polling for which will be held on March 20 next, a party leader said on Friday. Yadav, a sitting MLC, will contest from his traditional Patna (teacher) seat, while...
  • Narendra Modi to interact with people at tea shops on Feb 12 10-02-2014 11:56 PM

    With an aim to strengthen his bond with the people of Bihar, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will interact with people assembled at 36 tea shops across the state on Wednesday, party's state unit chief Mangal Pandey said on Monday. "Narendra Modi will be face to face with people...
  • BJP suspends two MLAs for praising Nitish Kumar 06-02-2014 04:55 PM

    The BJP suspended two of its legislators in Bihar for choosing to back Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday, and not the party's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi, as the next prime minister. Bharatiya Janata Party's state president Mangal Pandey said the party has suspended two legislators - Rana Gangeshwar...
  • Bihar BJP requests Narendra Modi to contest from state 14-11-2013 08:58 AM

    The Bihar unit of the BJP on Wednesday requested the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to contest from a constituency in the state in the 2014 general elections. Former deputy chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi told media persons in Patna that the party...
  • BJP immerses blast victims' ashes in Ganga 05-11-2013 09:38 PM

    Ashes of the victims of the Oct 27 blasts in Patna were immersed in the Ganga in Patna on Tuesday by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders. BJP state president Mangal Pandey said "shahid asthi-kalash yatra" of the blast victims was taken across the state over the past six days. He...
  • Narendra Modi shown prominently in Bihar BJP's Hunkar Rally hoardings 13-09-2013 10:16 AM

    Amid efforts to convince top BJP leaders on declaring Narendra Modi as party's prime ministerial candidate ahead of general elections, Bihar unit of the party has prominently shown the Gujarat Chief Minister in hoardings for its next month's 'Hunkar Rally' to be held in Patna. In one set of four-page...
  • Direct Nitish Govt to declare Bihar a 'drought-hit' state, urges BJP to Guv 14-08-2013 05:03 PM

    The opposition BJP on Wednesday urged the Governor DY Patil to direct the Nitish Kumar government to declare Bihar as "drought-hit" state due to rainfall deficit. A delegation, led by the state unit chief of BJP, Mangal Pandey and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Nand Kishore Yadav, called...
  • Former BJP state spokesman quits party, attacks Modi 31-07-2013 06:55 PM

    A day after being shunted from thepost of spokesman for attacking Narendra Modi and termingNitish Kumar as "Prime Minister material", a BJP leader inBihar on Wednesday resigned from the party. Ramkishore Singh, former BJP MLC, who was removed by thestate party president Mangal Pandey from spokesman's post on Tuesdayfor publicly...
  • Bihar BJP spokesman Ram Kishore Singh sacked for anti-Modi remarks 30-07-2013 03:16 PM

    Bihar BJP president Mangal Pandey on Tuesday sacked state party spokesman Ram Kishore Singh from his post for his reported anti-Narendra Modi remarks and served him a show cause asking him to explain his conduct. The party leadership will decide on further action against Singh if his explanation was not...
  • Bihar: BJP says Nitish Kumar luring its MLAs 23-07-2013 10:58 AM

    Patna: The bitter war of words between the erstwhile partners in Bihar - the Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has got shriller by the day. After Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh claimed that 40 BJP MLAs were in touch with the JD(U) leadership, Bihar BJP President Mangal...
  • Bihar govt denies permission to use Patna ground for Rajnath's meeting 14-06-2013 05:41 PM

    Patna: Bihar government has refused permission to the BJP to use a common ground in Patna for a meeting of BJP President Rajnath Singh, claimed state party chief Mangal Pandey. Pandey had earlier said Rajnath Singh will visit Bihar on June 23 to discuss the growing split within the BJP-JD(U)...
  • UP: 'Obscene dances' mark Mangal Pande's anniversary 09-04-2013 07:08 PM

    Ballia: Locals in Ballia in the native town of Mangal Pandey, the 1857 sepoy mutiny icon, alleged that obscene dances were performed to mark his death anniversary, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. On Monday, in the memory of Mangal Pandey, various functions were organised in Ballia. However,...
  • Praveen adds one more feather in Meerut's cap 08-03-2008 01:48 AM

    Chennai: Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga was adjudged Man-of-the-Series for his all-round performance for Mumbai Indians, who on Sunday night won the Champions League T20 tournament after defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs in the final. Malinga, who also won the Golden Wicket award for taking the most...
  • In Balia, Mangal Pandey is God 10-05-2007 11:49 PM

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  • 150-yr-old 'family' of Mangal Pandey 02-05-2007 09:06 AM

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