Prime Minister Candidate

  • Advani writes to Rajnath, expresses displeasure over BJP's affairs September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: With the BJP declaring Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections, senior leader LK Advani not only skipped the party's Parliamentary Board meet on Friday but also expressed his disappointment over party President Rajnath Singh's style of...
  • Upset over Narendra Modi, LK Advani skips BJP Parliamentary Board meet September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: With the BJP all set to declare Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections, senior leader LK Advani has decided to skip the party's Parliamentary Board meet on Friday. Advani is against the anointment of Modi as PM...
  • Is Narendra Modi the best bet for BJP in 2014? June 7, 2013

    While many senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have decided to give a miss to the National Executive in Goa, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has taken the centrestage at the meet. Speculations are rife that Modi could be named as the party's campaign committee chief for the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • 'Modi most well known backward caste leader' May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Wednesday batted for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as prime minister calling him the most well known backward caste leader nationally. "India's next Prime Minister should be from the backward classes. Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi has never talked about his...
  • Won't tolerate a PM candidate thrust upon us: Shiv Sena May 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said that BJP-led NDA should declare its Prime Ministerial candidate only after consulting all the allies. "We will not tolerate a candidate thrust upon us without discussions. We have not supported or opposed anybody," Uddhav said, speaking at a party meeting here...
  • Rahul Gandhi a big zero, Congress afraid of Modi: BJP April 23, 2013

    Indore: In a fresh salvo ahead of Rahul Gandhi's visit to Madhya Pradesh, ruling BJP on Monday said the Congress Vice-President pales in comparison to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "In comparison to Modi, Rahul is a big zero and the Congress leaders have a fear of Modi. They are...
  • BJP nominee to be NDA's PM candidate: Swamy April 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said a BJP nominee will be the National Democratic Alliance's candidate for the Prime Ministerial post. "Six out of the seven NDA allies have no aversion if the candidate does not meet the secular standards of Janata Dal (United)," Swamy said in...
  • The Last Word: Is Nitish right to set criteria for NDA's PM candidate? April 15, 2013

    In his speech on Sunday, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar listed the criteria for a prime minister and said only someone who can take all sections of society together can become take the top post. ...
  • Sadhus, Sants chant Modi-for-PM slogan at Kumbh February 7, 2013

    Allahabad/New Delhi: The Sangh Parivar on Thursday broke its silence on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a potential prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). At the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Dharam Sansad at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, several Sants and Sadhus also echoed the Modi-for-PM...
  • It is BJP's prerogative to choose PM candidate: RSS October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said the issue of Prime Ministerial candidate is the prerogative of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), steering clear of Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani's remarks that its chief Mohan Bhagwat had agreed with his view that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi...
  • Mulayam takes a dig at Maya for her PM ambitions March 20, 2009

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Satuday said he was not in the race for prime ministership and took a dig at his bete noire Mayawati for aspiring for the top post. “I am not in the race the prime ministerial candidate will only be known after the...