Rajnath

  • LS polls: Only Modi has moral authority to be prime minister, says Rajnath 17-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking to scotch speculation about any change of plan after the elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said "only Narendra Modi will be the prime minister" and expressed confidence that the NDA will reach the 300-seat mark. "Let me clarify that under any circumstances, it will be Modi...
  • Meet with Muslim clerics exposes BJP's double standards: Congress 16-04-2014 08:59 AM

    Lucknow: The Congress has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for Rajnath Singh's meet with Muslim clerics in Lucknow. Congress leader Ajay Maken said the BJP's double standards stand exposed after the meet. "BJP takes the whole media along when it goes to meet religious leaders, at least Congress...
  • Ajay Maken lashes out at Rajnath for meeting Muslim clerics, terms it as 'communal' 15-04-2014 05:13 PM

    In an apparent attempt to garner support of Muslims ahead of Lok Sabha polls, BJP President and party nominee from Lucknow seat Rajnath Singh met prominent clerics of the community in Lucknow. Singh along with sitting MP Lalji Tandon and Mayor Dinesh Sharma last night met vice-president of the All...
  • Rajnath meets Muslim clerics, claims there was no political motive 15-04-2014 09:14 AM

    Lucknow: Weeks after Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh slammed Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Muslim religious leaders and seeking their support, he met Muslim clerics in Lucknow on Monday. Rajnath, though, played down the meet saying that there was no political motive and the meet was about respecting...
  • BJP chief Rajnath Singh meets Muslim clerics in Lucknow 15-04-2014 08:34 AM

    Attempting to reach out to Muslims, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Monday met some clerics while campaigning in Lucknow. "Had meetings with renowned clerics like Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, Maulana Kahild Rasheed and Maulana Kalbe Jawad in Lko," Singh tweeted along with the picture of his meeting with them. Rajnath Singh...
  • Raj Thackeray hits back at BJP over remarks on MNS support to Modi 14-04-2014 11:50 PM

    Pune: Hitting back at BJP president Rajnath Singh, who recently snubbed him for extending an "unsolicited support" to Narendra Modi and "seeking votes" in his name without joining the Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI alliance, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday taunted Singh for raising the objection, while Modi was silent on the...
  • Vajpayee's tenure better than that of Nehru, Indira: LK Advani 14-04-2014 11:49 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday held that Atal Bihari Vajpayee's six years as prime minister were better for India's development than the long rule of Congress' prime ministers Jawaharal Nehru and Indira Gandhi "Vajpayee's tenure as PM was best ever," Advani said addressing election meetings in Bihar's Banka...
  • Bringing back the economy on track would be top priority of NDA government: Rajnath Singh 14-04-2014 08:53 PM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Monday said once voted to power, bringing back the economy on track would be the top priority of the NDA government under Narendra Modi. Talking to reporters at the party headquarters in Lucknow, he also claimed the "goodwill wave" for change flowing across the country...
  • BJP downplays MM Joshi's remarks, says party and Modi cannot be viewed separately 14-04-2014 06:39 PM

    BJP on Monday sought to downplay Murli Manohar Joshi's remarks that there was no Modi wave in the country but only a BJP wave, saying the party and Narendra Modi cannot be viewed separately and rejected suggestions of any infighting. BJP chief Rajnath Singh said that Joshi's statement was wrongly...
  • Modi and BJP are the same, can't separate the two: Rajnath Singh 14-04-2014 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to a comment by senior party leader MM Joshi that there was no 'Modi wave' in the country but a BJP wave, party president Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the two cannot be separated. "(Narendra) Modi and the BJP are the same. The two cannot be...
  • Rajnath confident of absolute victory 14-04-2014 08:33 AM

    Recalling the achievements of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the popularity of party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP national president Rajnath Singh on Sudnay said the youth of the country have taken a resolve to make the nation Congress-free. Interacting with students, teachers and members of voluntary...
  • LS polls: 28 nomination papers rejected in Lucknow 12-04-2014 11:05 AM

    The nomination papers of 28 people who wanted to contest from Lucknow parliamentary constituency have been rejected, officials said on Saturday. The nomination papers were rejected late on Friday, leaving 29 people in the fray, officials said. After a 15-hour long scrutiny that gave anxious moments to even the politically...
  • Raj Thackeray must not use Modi's name to seek votes: Munde 11-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Pune: BJP leader Gopinath Munde said in Pune on Friday that the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) should not seek votes using name of Narendra Modi and thus mislead people in Maharashtra. Munde's statement came just a day after BJP president Rajnath Singh snubbed the MNS for using Modi's...
  • Rajnath hits out at Congress, says it's responsible for poverty in the country 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said Congress is responsible for the poverty in the country. "Congress has ruled the country for over 55 years including the last ten years as the main constituent of United Progressive Alliance government, still India is considered a poor country in the world economic...
  • Rajnath's support helped me: Gen VK Singh 10-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh who is contesting from Ghaziabad, from where the BJP President is a sitting MP told CNN-IBN that Rajnath Singh's support has only strengthened his chances of winning the elections. ...
  • No question of compromising on PM nominee, says Rajnath Singh 08-04-2014 11:18 PM

    Pune: Refuting suggestions that the alleged "dictatorial attitude" of Narendra Modi could antagonise allies, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said there was no question of finding an "acceptable" compromise Prime Ministerial candidate in such an event. "Narendra Modi is the Prime Ministerial candidate of BJP-led NDA. There is no...
  • Rajnath Singh snubs MNS indirectly over 'unsolicited support' 08-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Pune: In a clear reference to MNS president Raj Thackeray's declaration of post-polls support to Narendra Modi, BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday termed it as "unsolicited" and said the saffron party's ties with old ally Shiv Sena were "unbreakable". Addressing party workersin Pune, Singh said "our friendship with Shiv...
  • Campaign ends in Delhi, polls on April 10 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    The high-voltage campaigning for the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital that saw newbie Aam Aadmi Party foraying into parliamentary contest to be held on April 10 came to an end on Tuesday. On the last day of campaign, all the top players, BJP, Congress and AAP held...
  • Beni Prasad Verma booked for calling Modi 'biggest goonda' of RSS 08-04-2014 02:06 PM

    An FIR has been registered against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma in Balrampur for calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi the "biggest goonda" of RSS and party's National President Rajnath Singh his "slave". District Magistrate Mukesh Chandra on Tuesday said, "Beni had termed Modi as a goon of...
  • FIR against Beni Prasad Verma for comments against Modi, Amit Shah 08-04-2014 01:41 PM

    Balrampur: In more trouble for Union Steel Minister and Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma, an FIR has been filed against him for calling BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah a thug. An FIR has also been registered against Verma in Balrampur for calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi the...
  • Conspiracy to give elections a communal colour: Rajnath Singh on Ayodha sting 05-04-2014 08:17 PM

    Referring to a sting operation on the demolition of Babri Mosque, Bhartiya Janta Party national president Rajnath Singh on Saturday alleged anti-BJP parties were conspiring to give elections a communal colour. "At a time when several agencies had already probed into the demolition of the disputed structure at Ayodhya and...
  • Amit Shah's remarks taken out of context: Rajnath Singh 05-04-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday came out in defence of its Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah's controversial revenge remarks, saying that his statement was taken out of context. "Amit Shah's comments have been taken out of context. He was just referring to Congress's bad governance, said BJP chief Rajnath...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh's assets almost double since 2009 05-04-2014 05:14 PM

    The assets of BJP national president Rajnath Singh, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow seat, has almost doubled since 2009 to over Rs 2.5 crore. As per the affidavit submitted along with his nomination papers, Singh has declared movable and immovable assets valued at over Rs 2.51...
  • Kings & Queens: Rajnath Singh, the man who put party before him 05-04-2014 03:56 PM

    Watch the political journey of Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh and his role in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP lines up top party leaders for campaigning in J&K 05-04-2014 12:38 PM

    The BJP is going all out to campaign in the three seats in Jammu and Ladakh where it is hopeful of winning and has lined up nearly 40 of its star campaigners to bolster its chances. Jammu and Kashmir will witness five-phase polls from April 10 to May 7. Five...
  • LS polls: Rajnath Singh files nomination papers 05-04-2014 11:09 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad will be trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had insisted to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal this time, but he was denied the request and...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh, LK Advani to file nomination papers today 05-04-2014 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: With just days left for the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections to begin, BJP President Rajnath Singh and party patron LK Advani will file their nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar...
  • Rahul lacks proper political understanding, says Rajnath in Bihar rally 03-04-2014 06:08 PM

    BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday alleged that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi lacked proper political understanding. Addressing an election rally in Jamui and Aurangabad, accompanied by Bihars former deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Chirag Paswan, at the local Gandhi Maidan, where Rahul Gandhi had addressed a meeting on...
  • Congress' Gautam Buddh Nagar candidate joins BJP 03-04-2014 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate from Gautam Buddh Nagar Ramesh Chand Tomar on Thursday joined the BJP in the presence of party president Rajnath Singh here. Tomar had unsuccessfully contested the last Lok Sabha polls as a Congress nominee from Gautam Buddh Nagar. He has returned to the party fold after...