Pm Candidate

  • After Rahul Gandhi, Modi to address rally in Odisha today 11-02-2014 08:37 AM

    Bhubaneswar: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi completed his two-day visit to Odisha, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be addressing a rally in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Modi is likely to launch an attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as he had earlier announced that he...
  • Narendra Modi heads east, to hold rally in Kolkata today 05-02-2014 09:16 AM

    Kolkata: BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is now heading to east where he will be holding a rally in Kolkata on Wednesday. In Kolkata, Modi is expected to raise the issue of declassification of secret files on Netaji Subash Chandra Bose's death. His public address will reportedly begin at...
  • Rahul to explain party's decision to keep him away from PM race 17-01-2014 12:18 PM

    Overwhelmed by the slogan shouting of party workers demanding that he be named as the prime ministerial candidate at the All India Congress Committee meet, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised to answer all their queries later in the day. With the rising clamour at the meeting, Rahul stepped in...
  • Rahul is not in PM race and it is final: Sonia 17-01-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that the Congress Working Committee's decision to not name Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha elections is final. Rising before a roaring crowd of over a thousand party workers, Sonia Gandhi began her much anticipated speech...
  • Rahul Gandhi better PM candidate than Narendra Modi: Lalu Prasad 16-01-2014 09:11 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is a more capable prime ministerial candidate than the "communal" Narendra Modi, RJD leader Lalu Prasad said on Thursday. "Rahul Gandhi has all the qualities to become the prime minister. He is real prime ministerial material," Lalu Prasad told the media in Patna. The former...
  • Congress core group meets today, Rahul Gandhi to attend 15-01-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: Congress core group is slated to meet on Wednesday evening, a day before the Congress Working Committee meeting tomorrow. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will also be attending the core group meet. The slew of meetings by Congress leaders come in wake of the crucial AICC meeting on...
  • Congress leaders want to be guided by Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha polls 14-01-2014 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: On the day when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi created ripples by saying that he was ready to take responsibilities bestowed upon him by the party, Union Ministers Manish Tewari and Sachin Pilot said that the party would be blessed to fight the Lok Sabha elections under his...
  • Narendra Modi finally makes it to posters at party headquarters 14-01-2014 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has finally found a place in the posters at party's headquarters in New Delhi. Even though the BJP announced Modi as its PM candidate last year itself, changes in the posters up at Delhi headquarters have been made only now....
  • Congress President will decide on PM nominee soon: Digvijaya Singh 09-01-2014 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: There are no clear answers on who will be the Congress's Prime Minister nominee for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that it won't be democratic to name the PM candidate before consulting the party's leaders. Singh on Thursday indicated that the party...
  • Modi's anointment as PM candidate unconstitutional: Vajpayee's niece 16-11-2013 02:23 PM

    Janjgir-Champa: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla on Saturday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party which it quit recently, saying anointment of Narendra Modi's as its prime ministerial candidate was against the Constitution. "It is against the Constitution of our country. A prime minister or chief...
  • Digvijaya hits out at Modi, asks if a leopard can change its spots 22-09-2013 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his criticism of the UPA government and challenged him to debate with any Congress leader on the issues of governance and development. Digvijaya, a known detractor of Modi, also dismissed Modi's talk of inclusive...
  • Delhi: Modi, Advani attend Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations 15-09-2013 09:48 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and senior party leader LK Advani attended sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations on Sunday. The celebration took place at Jethmalani's Delhi residence and he was seen sitting between Advani and...
  • BJP has committed 'political suicide' by nominating Modi, says Cong 15-09-2013 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of being "desperate" to become Prime Minister, the Congress on Sunday said it will remain a "pipe-dream" and the "divisive" leader's nomination will help the UPA government to return to power for a third term. The party leaders even suggested that the...
  • After addressing rally in Haryana, Modi meets Rajnath in Delhi 15-09-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday met party President Rajnath Singh. The meeting takes place after Modi addressed his rally in Rewari, Haryana. Former Army chief VK Singh and Olympic gold medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also shared the dais with...
  • Advani not against Narendra Modi's PM candidature, says Rajnath 14-09-2013 08:58 PM

    Mumbai: A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was anointed as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate and senior party leader LK Advani was conspicuous by his absence, party President Rajnath Singh said the party patriarch was not against Modi's candidature. Rajnath said, "Advani has never told me that Modi...
  • Congress hits out at Modi, says he is nothing more than hype 14-09-2013 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a day after he was anointed as Bharatiya Janata Party's prime minister candidate, saying how will he serve the country when he has created divisions in the party. He also added it is...
  • Shivraj Chouhan says Modi’s anointment will give astounding victory to BJP in LS polls 13-09-2013 08:54 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday congratulated his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi on being made BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee, saying his dynamic leadership will ensure "astounding victory" for the party in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. In a Twitter post, Chouhan also said Modi's leadership shall...
  • Watch: Debate over Modi's anointment as BJP PM candidate 13-09-2013 08:45 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was anointed as Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The announcement was made by party President Rajnath Singh at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting even after LK Advani clearly opposed the decision. ...
  • Narendra Modi takes charge as BJP PM candidate, LK Advani isolated 13-09-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Lal Krishna Advani era in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over. On September 13, 2013 the BJP came out of the shadows of Vajpayee and Advani to name Gujarat Chief Minister and party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial...
  • 'Anguished' Advani cuts a lonely figure 13-09-2013 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: He was instrumental in BJP's rise to power in the nineties and credited with its phenomenal growth, but L.K. Advani cut a lonely figure Friday as the party announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, even as he voiced his "anguish" and "disappointment" at the move. Advani,...
  • Narendra Modi anointment like nectar after 'samudra-manthan': Uddhav Thackeray 13-09-2013 08:26 PM

    Mumbai:After 'samudra-manthan' (ocean churning), the nectar has emerged was how Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray described Narendra Modi's anointment as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. "This decision was expected and is in tune with the mood of the people," Thackeray said shortly after Modi's name was officially announced in New...
  • Narendra Modi: From tea vendor to PM candidate 13-09-2013 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: For one who sold tea as a boy at a railway station in Gujarat, Narendra Modi has had a meteoric rise in Indian politics, catapulting from an untested chief minister of 2001 to the prime ministerial candidate in just 12 years. Wedded to Hindutva - or the ideology...
  • Cong hits out at BJP after it announced Modi as party's PM candidate 13-09-2013 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party after it unofficially announced that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be anointed as party's prime ministerial candidate. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "They have announced several prime ministerial candidates in the past and have faced defeat. People...
  • Allies back BJP decision to anoint Modi as PM candidate 13-09-2013 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's only allies Akali Dal and Shiv Sena on Friday backed the party's decision to anoint Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Party President Rajnath Singh had informed the chiefs of both the parties and they have endorsed the decision. Rajanth called...
  • Is Advani's opposition to Modi as PM becoming an embarrassment for BJP? 12-09-2013 11:43 PM

    Even as BJP President Rajanth Singh is putting in all the efforts to garner support fot Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature, there is clear opposition from senior party leader LK Advani. Advani is insisting on the decision to be taken after state Assembly polls. ...
  • BJP to name Modi as PM candidate despite Sushma, Advani's opposition 12-09-2013 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch LK Advani may end up being trumped by his own disciple at the party's Parliamentary Board meeting in New Delhi on Friday evening where the leadership is all set to name Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the...
  • Decision on Modi's PM candidature should be taken after Assembly polls: Sushma 12-09-2013 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajanth Singh on Thursday met senior party leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj to reach a consensus on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature. The meeting failed to yield any result as Sushma reiterated her position...
  • No decision yet on BJP Parliamentary Board meeting on Friday 12-09-2013 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: There is no end to the Bharatiya Janata Party's woes as it has failed to reach to a consensus on naming Gujarat Chief Minister and the party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate. There is still no clarity whether the BJP Parliamentary Board...
  • Ram Jethmalani backs Modi as BJP's PM candidate, hits out at Advani 12-09-2013 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is the best option for BJP's prime ministerial candidate. He said, "I believe Narendra Modi is the best option. He is an avatar." He also took a dig at senior BJP leader...