RALLIES

  • Vintage cars, motorbikes head out for the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally in Delhi, Gurgaon on February 21-22 February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Vintage automobiles including first petrol-fuelled car 'Motorwagen' and rare period motorcycles from golden era of Lambretta to BSA, stole the hearts of people here as heritage enthusiasts took the carefully-preserved beauties out today for a spin. Over 220 rare cars and 7 period two-wheelers were paraded on the 52-km-long...
  • Live: PM Modi promises to legalise unauthorised colonies; says it will not become a poll issue next time February 3, 2015

    Ahead of the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a poll rally in Rohini area along with the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates for the upcoming elections. ...
  • BJP top guns out on Delhi election campaign, slam AAP and its 49-day government February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: It's the last Sunday before Delhi votes on February 7 to elect a new 70-member Assembly. Facing a stiff challenge from the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party top leadership is out in full force on the streets of Delhi. Just a day after a rally in East...
  • Kiran Bedi and Harsh Vardhan deny reports of any rift: Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan shared stage in Krishna Nagar constituency ahead of the upcoming polls, denying speculations of an alleged rift between both the party leaders. ...
  • AAP relies on star campaigner Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    While BJP and Congress have detailed campaign strategies to reach out to voters through various platforms, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is relying on its main face Arvind Kejriwal. They are focusing more on padyatras and direct interactions with voters. ...
  • Pakistan: Around 5000 join rally against Charlie Hebdo for publishing Prophet Mohammed cartoon January 19, 2015

    Lahore: Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for terror links urged protesters to boycott French products. Hafiz Saeed, who founded Lashkar-e-Taiba, an organisation banned for launching attacks in neighbouring India, told protesters: "We...
  • No regrets for refusing to allow PM Modi's rally in Varanasi during LS polls: VS Sampath January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Outgoing Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath has no regrets about the decision to go by the district authorities in the high-profile Varanasi constituency where a BJP rally of Narendra Modi was refused during the Lok Sabha polls last year. "The question of avoiding does not arise. Election is an...
  • Delhi elections: Eggs, stone thrown at Arvind Kejriwal January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: An unidentified miscreant on Tuesday threw eggs and a stone at Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal at a rally in Sultanpur Majra Assembly constituency in north west Delhi. Kejriwal was unhurt in the incident. According to a party volunteer, while the AAP chief was holding his third 'jansabha' at...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is not the only anarchist politician; Gandhi was one too, says Yogendra Yadav January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Political reactions poured in over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital on Saturday. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Yogendra Yadav hit back at Modi and said that the Prime Minister is worried about the growing popularity of the party. Modi in his speech...
  • PM Modi to address rally in poll-bound Delhi today, major announcements expected January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally at Ramlila Maidan in poll-bound Delhi on Saturday and is expected to make some major announcements. Both North Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi BJP unit were working in tandem to give finishing touches to the arrangements as a "massive crowd" is...
  • Preparations in full swing for PM Modi's mega rally in Delhi January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on January 10 in the national capital are going on in full swing with the Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party targeting an audience of over one lakh for the event. As many as twelve committees have been constituted by Delhi BJP president...
  • Modi rally serial blasts: NIA frames charges against 11 January 6, 2015

    Patna: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court on Tuesday framed charges against 11 accused, all suspected to be members of banned IM and SIMI, for the serial blasts at Prime Minister (then Gujarat Chief Minister) Narendra Modi's 'Hunkar Rally' at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on October 27, 2013. Six...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to hold road rallies for two days January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: With AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal taking a short break, party candidates will hold road rallies in their constituencies for two days, starting on Saturday. This road show will be undertaken by party candidates on Januray 3 and 4 and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will not participate in these...
  • Suicide attempt victims need counselling not punishment: PM Modi December 13, 2014

    Kathua: With the government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said those who take the extreme step of ending their life need counselling and not punishment. "Why does a person commit suicide? The person who attempts suicide does not need punishment but counselling and empathy,"...
  • Strike call, restrictions cripple normal life across Kashmir as PM Modi visits Srinagar December 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Normal life was on Monday crippled due to a strike called by separatists and curfew like restrictions imposed by the authorities in the Kashmir valley following Prime Minister Narendar Modi's visit to Srinagar to address a rally at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium. Unprecedented security arrangements have been made in the entire...
  • J&K: Big day for BJP as a party PM visits state after 11 years December 8, 2014

    It is a big day for the Bharatiya Janata Party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A Bharatiya Janata Party prime minister will visit the state after 11 years. He will give tribute to soldiers who were killed during the Friday's terror attack. ...
  • J&K polls: Security tightened ahead of PM Modi's rallies today December 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Security has been tightened in Jammu and Kashmir as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two rallies in the state on Monday. The rallies come just three days after terrorists attacked the four towns of Jammu and Kashmir leaving 11 security personnel dead. He will be addressing a...
  • Assembly elections: After Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah to campaign in Jharkhand today December 1, 2014

    Ranchi: After attacking Mamata Banerjee in her home turf in Kolkata, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah is all set to hold election rallies in Jharkhand on Monday. Shah will hold rallies at Barhi, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Mandu and Bokaro regions in the state that is gearing for the second phase of...
  • BJP's Amit Shah will finally hold his rally in Kolkata today November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah will finally hold his rally in Kolkata on Sunday. On Saturday, clashes erupted between BJP and TMC party workers in the Parui area of Birbhum. Shah's rally, was given a green signal by the city municipal corporation and fire department. "The Kolkata Municipal Corporation...
  • Civic body, fire department grant permission for Amit Shah's rally November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah's rally, which is scheduled for Sunday, was on Saturday granted green signal by the city municipal corporation (KMC) and fire department. "The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has granted permission to BJP President Amit Shah's rally tomorrow," Mayor in-council Debasish Kumar said. "We have received NOCs from both...
  • Calcutta High Court appointed officers at Amit Shah rally site November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: The special officers appointed by the Calcutta High Court to enforce civic statutory norms for building the stage for the proposed Amit Shah rally on Sunday have started inspecting the site of meeting. The officers, DG (Fire Services) and Joint Commissioner (Development) of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, are being...
  • WB government challenges HC order on BJP rally, may meet Chief Justice on Saturday November 28, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal government and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation may challenge the single bench order of Calcutta High Court which has impose conditions on the proposed BJP rally in Kolkata. The KMC and state fire department who were asked by the court to depute special officers to workout the statuary...
  • Calcutta HC appoints special officers to decide proposed BJP rally in Kolkata on Sunday November 28, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High court has appointed two special officers from the Kolkata municipal corporation and from the West Bengal fire services department to take the final call on Saturday about the compliance norms for the proposed BJP rally by its national president Amit Shah on Sunday. The special officers...
  • J&K polls: Modi promises development, freedom from corruption November 28, 2014

    Udhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lured the electorate in Jammu and Kashmir giving them hope of a better tomorrow at an election rally ahead of the second phase of Assembly polls. Addressing a rally in Udhampur, Modi accused the ruling National Conference (NC), Congress and the People's Democratic Party...
  • Hamas forces cancellation of Arafat rally in Gaza November 9, 2014

    Gaza City: The Hamas militant group forced the cancellation of a memorial on the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death, underscoring the lingering tensions with the rival Fatah movement despite the formation of a unity government meant to end years of hostilities. In a statement, the Interior Ministry,...
  • Is Kerala kiss of rally the right way to protest? October 30, 2014

    Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or share a hug at marine drive to protest against the moral policing act at a restaurant in Kozhikode. ...
  • London: Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clash with each other in Kashmir Million March rally October 26, 2014

    London: Incidences of violence was reported in a Pakistan sponsored rally in London. Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clashed with each other in the Kashmir Million March rally on Sunday. Anti Bilwal Bhutto groups threw bottles at Bilawal Zardari chanting 'Go Bilawal Go'. Participants protested against Bilawal's Participation. Following...
  • PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi address rallies in Maharashtra, trade barbs at each other October 12, 2014

    Thane: While winding up the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign for the state elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Thane accused the Congress and the NCP of looting Maharashtra and destroying its economy. "Did anyone imagine that a state that leads economy of the nation,...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sena, BJP lock horns over Modi rallies October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena on Tuesday locked horns over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign blitzkrieg for Maharashtra assembly poll, with Sena dubbing it as a "drain" on the state's coffers, prompting a quick riposte from its former ally which said it reflected "Modi phobia". "If Modi has mass appeal as...
  • Live: PM Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra, says time has come to wash away Congress, NCP sins October 7, 2014

    Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in the state today and will hold public meetings in Dondaicha, Erandol, Khamgaon and Nagpur. ...