Narendra

  • 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 place in Pakistan and not...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Modi reaches out to Mamata, hopes of cooperation if he wins 18-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Kolkata: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has expressed the hope that if he comes to power at the centre, he would get cooperation of Mamata Banerjee government in creating a conducive atmosphere for industrialisation in West Bengal including resolving the Singur problem. "I hope I will get all sorts...
  • Attacks on Kejriwal a reflection of frustration in Modi camp: AAP 18-04-2014 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has claimed that the sudden spurt in the growing attacks from the Bharatiya Janta Party on Arvind Kejriwal at Varanasi is a clear reflection of the frustration in the Narendra Modi camp. In a press release, the AAP said that in less than...
  • LS polls: Congress attacks Narendra Modi, Ramdev on black money issue 18-04-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: After releasing a three-year-old CD of Uma Bharti attacking Narendra Modi, Congress on Friday latched on to another video clip featuring yoga guru Ramdev to raise embarrassing questions on the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate's campaign against black money. Taking the battle to the Modi turf of Gujarat, Union...
  • EC is punishing me for speaking the truth: Azam Khan 18-04-2014 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Friday heaped scorn at the Election Commission for its decision to lift the campaign ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah who has been accused of delivering hate speeches. The SP leader hit out at the election watchdog for barring him...
  • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 18-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
  • BJP's declaration of PM nominee sign of impatience: Sharad Pawar 18-04-2014 03:29 PM

    Nashik: Terming the BJP's announcement of Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as a "sign of impatience", Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said they are not fighting the elections on issues, but only to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister. "Any political party contests a certain election on specific...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 18-04-2014 02:47 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
  • Muslim body slams Salim Khan, Salman for praising Modi 18-04-2014 02:12 PM

    The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has slammed Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father and film writer Salim Khan for praising Narendra Modi for "pure commercial gains". FMSA, a body of Aligarh Muslim University, mostly comprising muslim intellectuals, passed a resolution in Aligarh on Thursday. Reacting sharply to...