Prime Ministerial Candidate

  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 31, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP slashes power tariff, 50 pc cut for up to 400 units December 31, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another of his...
  • Will Manmohan Singh stepping down as PM benefit Congress in 2014? January 6, 2014

    Amidst demands that the Congress should reveal its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari said that the decision will be taken and announced at an appropriate time. He reiterated the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) stand that PM Manmohan Singh will not...
  • Hope Rahul Gandhi is projected as party's PM candidate: Priya Dutt January 6, 2014

    The All India Congress Committee will be meeting in Delhi on January 17th to name the party'prime ministerial candidate. Congress MP Priya Dutt said she hopes that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is projected as party's prime ministerial candidate. Priya said, "We look forward to possible announcement of prime ministerial...
  • Congress is not doing well, we expect a lot from Modi, say Delhiites September 14, 2013

    Reacting to the anointment of Gujarat chief Minister Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Delhiites expressed hope and said that from the point of view of the development that has taken place in Gujarat they believe that Modi is a good candidate. They also said that he is going...
  • The Last Word: Should Narendra Modi be immediately declared the BJP's prime ministerial candidate? September 9, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi is likely to be announced as the BJP prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. According to the sources, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have decided to appoint Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate. The sources also...
  • Advani should be made BJP's PM candidate: Adityanath June 7, 2013

    BJP MP from Gorakhopur Yogi Adityanath on Friday spoke out in support of senior party leader LK Adavni, urging the party to make him the PM candidate. ...
  • Shiv Sena warns BJP on PM candidate debate April 17, 2013

    Shiv Sena on Wednesday cautioned that BJP should take allies into confidence on the issue of its prime ministerial candidate or else there could be a "Mahabharat". ...
  • Yashwant does not represent BJP Parl Board, says party April 15, 2013

    Senior BP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday vouched for party veteran LK Advani to be the prime ministerial candidate. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi, however, said, "Yashwant Sinha does not represent the Parliamentary Board. Only BJP's Parliamentary Board can decide on the PM candidate". ...
  • Nitish sets benchmark for NDA's PM candidate April 14, 2013

    The Janata Dal (United) has set the terms for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), giving out a stern message on the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) prime ministerial nominee. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not name the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but made it very clear he is not...
  • Have JD(U)-BJP ties reached breaking point? April 14, 2013

    The Janata Dal (United) has set the terms for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), giving out a stern message on the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) prime ministerial nominee. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not name the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but made it very clear he is not...
  • 'You can't be secular by protesting against one individual' April 14, 2013

    Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Brinda Karat on Sunday reacted sharply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's demand for a secular prime ministerial candidate saying, "You can't claim to be secular by just protesting against one individual. We are opposed to BJP's communal policies". ...
  • Shakeel Ahmed mocks JD(U)'s demand of secular PM April 14, 2013

    Congress leader from Bihar Shakeel Ahmed mocked JD(U)'s demand for a secular prime ministerial candidate of the NDA saying, "I don't understand how LK Advani is secular? Also, there are five RSS people in Nitish's cabinet, then how can Nitish Kumar be secular?" ...
  • Have asked Parliamentary Board to announce PM candidate: BJP leader April 11, 2013

    The JD(U) is likely to adopt a political resolution at its national executive asking the NDA to name its PM candidate before polls. ...
  • Modi an extremely popular leader: Arun Jaitley April 9, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is an "extremely popular leader whose views are being heard with great attention and scrutiny by a very large section of Indians". ...
  • Third Front won't name PM nominee; Maya leads race March 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The Tumkur rally was yet another rebirth of the Third Front, but the new political alliance is shy of naming its leader for the Prime Minister’s post. ...
  • Watch: Pranab indicates Rahul ready to be next PM January 8, 2009

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has indicated that Rahul Gandhi is ready to be the party's prime ministerial candidate in the next Lok Sabha elections. ...