Narendra Modi

  • Don't have blind faith in Modi, says Kejriwal to Varanasi voters 20-04-2014 12:14 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who is fighting Lok Sabha polls against Narendra Modi from Varanasi, on Saturday cautioned people against having "blind faith" on the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate on the basis of his portrayal in the media. Addressing a meet in Tripolia area of Ramnagar in Varanasi, a BJP...
  • Mirwaiz downplays Geelani's claim of meeting emissaries sent by Modi 19-04-2014 10:50 PM

    A major rift within Kashmiri separatists after hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani claimed that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sent emissaries to discuss a possible resolution to Kashmir. The BJP rubbished the claims but the stronger protest came from other separatists who lashed out at Geelani, calling him a...
  • India does not need 'a bleeder or a pleader' as a PM: Shashi Tharoor 19-04-2014 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: India does not need "a bleeder or a pleader" as a prime minister, the Congress on Saturday said hitting back at BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley for dubbing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "just a reader and not a leader". Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor also questioned...
  • Jayalalithaa's tirade against Modi continues 19-04-2014 10:00 PM

    Chennai: Continuing her tirade against BJP and its leader Narendra Modi, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Saturday slammed their approach over the Cauvery issue involving upper riparian state Karnataka as she criticised her Gujarat counterpart over his comments on the fishermen issue. Referring to Modi's interview to a section of...
  • People favouring Pakistan are opposing Modi to be PM: Giriraj Singh 19-04-2014 09:47 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh did a u-turn by saying that the people who favour Pakiastan do not want party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold the post. He said, "People who favour Pakistan want to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power." Earlier Singh said, "Those who...
  • Refusal to wear skull cap is Modi's signal to Hindutva constituency: Congress 19-04-2014 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is sending an "unmistakable signal" of his "bias and bigotry" against Muslims to the nation by consistently refusing to wear a skull cap, Congress charged on Saturday. "It's not as simple that he did not wear a skull cap. That is the...
  • Mirwaiz says Modi sent no emissaries to discuss Kashmir issue 19-04-2014 07:01 PM

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday rejected Syed Ali Shah Geelani's claim that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent two Kashmiri Pandits who sought help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue. Mirwaiz said Geelani's remarks has tarnished the image of moderate leaders in...
  • LS polls: Those opposing Modi will have to go to Pakistan, says Giriraj Singh 19-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Bihar's BJP leader Giriraj Singh has stirred up a controversy saying that those opposing the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would have to go to Pakistan after the Lok Sabha elections. "Those opposing Narendra Modi are looking at Pakistan, and such people will have a place in Pakistan and...
  • Chandrababu Naidu would come back as Andhra CM: TDP leader 19-04-2014 05:39 PM

    Rajahmundry (AP): Former Andhra Pradesh minister and TDP candidate from Kakinada Lok Sabha constituency Thota Narasimham on Saturday said that the alliance with the BJP would bring TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu back as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. Narasimham also expressed confidence that his own developmental record will...
  • Narendra Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24 19-04-2014 05:19 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would file his nomination papers for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on April 24, his close aide Amit Shah said on Saturday. Modi would file his nomination on April 24 after which "the BJP wave would turn into a tsunami," Shah told reporters here. Varanasi...
  • BJP, Narendra Modi are dividing India like the British: Rahul Gandhi 19-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of instigating people to divide the country like the British. In his fourth visit to the state for poll campaigning, the Congress leader blasted the BJP for allegedly "dividing the country like the British...
  • Reports of Modi sending emissaries to Geelani is baseless: Rajanth 19-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajanth Singh said the report of party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sending emissaries to hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani is baseless. Rajanth said, "I have spoken to Narendra Modi. The news of sending emissaries is absolutely baseless." ...
  • EC seeks report on Modi's claims of watches distributed with FM's photo 19-04-2014 02:44 PM

    Election Commission has sought a report from district officials over BJP leader Narendra Modi's allegation that wrist watches with pictures of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram were being distributed to voters in Tamil Nadu but no formal complaint had been received so far. "We have seen that (allegation made by...
  • Geelani's allegations against Narendra Modi baseless, claims BJP 19-04-2014 02:32 PM

    While hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani has claimed that he turned down the offer of two Kashmiri Pandits who approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue, the BJP has categorically rejected the report as a bunch of...
  • 'Narendra Modi, A Political Biography' warms up to Modi but not dazzled by him 19-04-2014 02:09 PM

    Introducing his book 'Narendra Modi, A Political Biography', Andy Marino makes two claims keeping in mind that he is adding to the list of biographies of a man who is regarded both as a villain and a hero. First, he says, this is no hagiography but a work of 'cold...
  • BJP will win maximum number of seats in UP: Amit Shah 19-04-2014 01:57 PM

    Varanasi: BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Amit Shah is confident of winning largest number of seats in the state. "Uttar Pradesh has voted for the BJP in the first two phases and I am confident that we will win most number of seats," Shah said. Narendra Modi's close aide Shah also...
  • Congress led UPA has already been voted out, says Narendra Modi 19-04-2014 01:44 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address two rallies in Katihar and Supaul on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Modi challenged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to "a face off" during a rally in in Assam. "Rahul Gandhi you are also in Assam today (Saturday). I am also here....
  • BJP focused on one leader, Congress talks of entire country: Ajay Singh 19-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while BJP harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly said BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while Congress talks...
  • BJP rubbishes Geelani's claims, Congress seeks Modi's clarification on Kashmir 19-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani claimed that he turned down the offer of two Kashmiri Pandits who approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue, the BJP has categorically rejected the report as a...
  • Full text: BJP statement on Syed Ali Shah Geelani's claims 19-04-2014 10:49 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has denied claims that its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani seeking his help in solving the Kashmir issue. Rejecting the claims by Geelani as "mischievous" and without any basis, the party said in a statement...
  • Separatist leader Geelani claims Modi sought his help on Kashmir issue 19-04-2014 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: Did Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi send emissaries to meet hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani? Geelani has claimed that last month, two Kashmiri Pandits approached him on Modi's behalf seeking help in working out a solution to the Kashmir issue. Geelani said that...
  • Akhilesh Yadav slams Gujarat model, says SP has launched more welfare programmes 18-04-2014 11:58 PM

    Criticising the much-touted Gujarat model of development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the SP government has launched more welfare programmes in the state than Narendra Modi's government. Addressing a gathering in favour of SP candidate Lal Singh Tomar, Yadav said, "SP government in Uttar Pradesh distributed...
  • BJP lost 2004 elections due to over confidence: Ananth Kumar 18-04-2014 10:54 PM

    Bhopal: BJP General Secretary and Bangalore South candidate Ananth Kumar on Friday said that his party, which was driven by feel good and India shining in 2004, lost the General elections due to over confidence. "The BJP was in power in 2004 and despite delivering good governance, the party lost...
  • NDA's economic policy will be pro-people, in India's interests: Modi 18-04-2014 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to reach out to the electorate, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial pick and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that if the BJP-led government is formed at the Centre, its economic policy will be pro-people and in favour of India's business interest. "I...
  • Network18 exclusive: Narendra Modi's economic agenda 18-04-2014 07:43 PM

    Country is fed-up with Hindu-Muslim terminology: Modi My policies are pro-people: Modi Must end the religious divide:Modi I don't want to be a part of divisive politics: Modi Don't divide India in the name of secularism: Modi RSS is an important cultural organisation: Modi RSS has never forced anything on...
  • Modi says 'mother-son duo' running UPA government, not the PM 18-04-2014 07:12 PM

    Betul: There seems no stop to scathing attacks by the Congress and BJP on each other. Banking on Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Congress saying that the UPA government was run by the Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. "Mother-son are...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP thwarts break up with TDP 18-04-2014 06:46 PM

    Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. ...
  • LS polls: BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power, says Sonia Gandhi 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the BJP is crossing all limits in its bid to capture power and that it threatened the democratic set-up of India. "The BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power in this election. Their behaviour is extremely dangerous for a democratic set-up...