MUSLIM VOTERS

  • Varanasi: Mufti Board supports AAP, huge Muslims voter turnout May 12, 2014

    Muslims voted in large numbers on Monday in Varanasi, where BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi is facing a stiff challenge from the AAP and the Congress. There were separate serpentine queues of men and women voters in areas like Peeli Kothi and Beniyabagh where most people are Muslims, officials and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Modi and BJP ever win the hearts and minds of the Indian muslims? February 26, 2014

    In a bid to boost its electoral fortunes, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Muslims as party President Rajnath Singh said he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, a reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Rajnath has even asked the minority community to give the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP woos Muslim voters, Rajnath apologies for 'mistake' February 25, 2014

    The BJP it seems wants to leave no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Party chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give...
  • Islamic religious leaders ask voters of their community to reject all political parties November 25, 2013

    Muslim religious leaders on Monday told Muslim voters to reject all political parties in the ongoing assembly elections, accusing politicians of using the community as a vote bank. "We appeal to Muslims not to vote for the socalled secular parties and exercise the 'NOTA' option to express their anger and anguish...
  • I am enough to face Narendra Modi, says Beni Prasad Verma November 10, 2013

    Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma, on Sunday, said he was "enough" to face BJP leader Narendra Modi and Congress would win 50 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. "I am enough to face BJP's PM in waiting. Blessings of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are also with me,"...
  • BJP will contest LS poll on development issue: Sheshadri Chari July 23, 2013

    Has the national party got its election strategy wrong by projecting Narendra Modi as its 2014 elections face. Sheshadri Chari, national executive member of BJP, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether the BJP is doing enough to reach out to Muslim voters. Q. Why BJP so much worry about...
  • No compromise with basic principles for power: Nitish April 30, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that he will not compromise with his basic principles, such as secularism, to stay in power and will instead prefer to quit. "I have never compromised with basic principles, whether I stay in power or not," he said, while addressing a...