Uma Bharti

  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 18-04-2014 02:32 PM

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
  • If we reveal truths, Sonia, Rahul will stay indoors: Uma Bharti 18-04-2014 09:09 AM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has launched a scathing attack on the Congress after it released her video of criticism for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Uma has warned the Congress that if the BJP reveals the Congress's truths, its President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul...
  • Uma Bharti's jet makes emergency landing after it runs out of fuel 17-04-2014 11:58 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti's flight made an emergency landing at Pichhore in Madhya Pradesh after it ran out of fuel on Thursday. Uma Bharti is contesting from Jhansi Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 LS elections. On Wednesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi's car ran out of fuel on Lucknow-Allahabad highway, which...
  • Uma Bharti asks EC to act against dissemination of video 17-04-2014 11:14 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday asked the Election Commission to take legal action against "meticulous dissemination of concocted video clips" on social media by "anti-BJP parties" after Congress released a video of her purportedly describing Narendra Modi an agent of destruction. In a letter to the EC, she alleged...
  • Modi is 'vinash purush', liar: Uma Bharti in a video released by Congress 17-04-2014 10:35 PM

    The Congress on Thursday released an explosive video showing BJP leader Uma Bharti as describing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "vinash purush" (man of destruction). "My view is (that) Gujarat is a fear-stricken state," Uma Bharti says in the only English sentence in the video in which...
  • Congress releases CD of Uma Bharti slamming Modi as 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi Mining out fresh ammunition for a prospective slugfest, Congress on Thursday released a three-year-old video clip in which senior party leader Uma Bharti has purportedly described Narendra Modi as an agent of destruction and his development claims of Gujarat as a "sham". In the audio-visual presentation, Bharti who...
  • Congress releases video, says Uma Bharti called Modi 'Vinash Purush' 17-04-2014 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday released a video clipping that showed BJP leader Uma Bharti levelling serious charges against her colleague, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the clipping, Uma is heard saying that Modi was not 'Vikas Purush' (man who brought in development) but 'Vinash Purush' (man...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • LS polls: UP government will fall after Modi becomes PM, claims Uma 14-04-2014 09:24 AM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti on Sunday claimed that a number of Samajwadi Party legislators are in touch with her and the Uttar Pradesh government will fall once Narendra Modi becomes prime minister. "People of the state and even legislators are angry with Akhilesh Yadav government. After Narendra Modi becomes prime...
  • Robert Vadra will go to jail if BJP comes to power, says Uma Bharti 12-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Saturday said that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has been involved in "several falsehood" and if the party comes to power at the Centre he "would go jail". "Son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi had been involved in several falsehood and after...
  • Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi 10-04-2014 01:51 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre. "I am always in favour of separate Bundelkhand state. If my party is voted to power, I will ensure that Bundelkhand is made separate...
  • Amit Shah's remark 'vote to take revenge' not inflammatory: Uma Bharti 06-04-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Sunday backed party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah's remarks 'vote to take revenge'. Bharti said, "I don't think Amit Shah's speech was inflammatory. The UPA knows that it will lose elections and that's why they are making desperate attempts to stall our...
  • LS polls: Hema, Nagma to be given extra security 05-04-2014 10:07 AM

    Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and Nagma contesting the Lok Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, will be given special police protection, officials said on Saturday. Congress candidate Nagma contesting for Meerut seat, has been subjected to teasing on at least three occasions. Yesteryear 'dream girl' fighting on a BJP ticket from Mathura...
  • Congress takes potshots at BJP over Uma Bharti's Modi remark 01-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Congress on Tuesday took potshots at BJP over Uma Bharti's clarification on Narendra Modi's oratorical skills suggesting that "poor" Bharti had to eat a humble pie due to the growing clout of the BJP's PM candidate. "Poor Uma Bharti! She is trying to cover up on TV channels after making...
  • Modi not a good orator, Vajpayee is the best: BJP leader Uma Bharti 01-04-2014 11:23 AM

    Jhansi: Even as Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi continues to lay claim to Atal Bihari Vajyapee's legacy, comparisons are being made between the two. BJP leader Uma Bharti has now said that while Modi's rallies witness huge crowds, his oration skills are pale before those of former...
  • Modi is not a good orator, he can't match Atal Bihari Vajpayee, says Uma Bharti 01-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Narendra Modi is "not a good orator" and people go to his rallies to show support rather than listen to him, outspoken BJP leader Uma Bharti said on Tuesday. "Have you heard Modi making speeches? Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the best orator of our party. Nobody equals his oratory skills...
  • Uma Bharti says will respect BJP but won't leave Jhansi 28-03-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Rubbishing speculations about her candidature against Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti on Friday said that she will only contest from Jhansi. "I will do what the party says but I will not leave Jhansi," she said. Baba Ramdev, who has been supporting the...
  • Uma Bharti may challenge Sonia, Amethi to see Smriti-Rahul fight 27-03-2014 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: Congress's top guns Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul are likely to face a tough challenge in their pocket borough of Raebareli and Amethi. The BJP is set to field former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and firebrand leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi while its combative...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP may field Uma Bharti against Sonia Gandhi 27-03-2014 08:29 PM

    Congress's top guns Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul are likely to face a tough challenge in their pocket borough of Raebareli and Amethi. The BJP is set to field former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and firebrand leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi while its combative spokesperson Smriti...
  • LS polls: Uma Bharti to lock horns with Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli seat? 26-03-2014 11:06 PM

    In a bid to put up a strong fight in Rae Bareli, BJP is considering pitting its firebrand Hindutva leader Uma Bharti against Sonia Gandhi. Top party sources confirmed that the party is "seriously considering" a proposal to shift Uma Bharti from Jhansi to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. BJP...
  • Uma Bharti may be pitted by BJP against Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli 26-03-2014 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to put up a strong fight in Rae Bareli, the BJP is considering pitting its firebrand Hindutva leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Top party sources confirmed that the party is "seriously considering" a proposal to shift Uma Bharti from Jhansi to Rae...
  • Jaswant Singh removed me on grounds of discipline: Uma Bharti 24-03-2014 08:05 PM

    BJP leader Uma Bharti hit out at rebel leader Jaswant Singh saying that he removed her on the grounds of discipline. Bharti said, "He will probably remember that he was the one who announced my removal from the party on the grounds of discipline. When I proclaimed that I am...
  • MP BJP leader Raghunandan Sharma hurt at being denied LS poll ticket 23-03-2014 01:31 PM

    Madhya Pradesh BJP Vice President Raghunandan Sharma on Sunday said he felt "hurt and insulted" at being denied party ticket from the Mandsaur Lok Sabha seat. "I have been working for the BJP for more than 30 years and never asked for anything from the party. A Lok Sabha ticket...
  • LS polls: BJP fields Alok Sanjar from Bhopal 22-03-2014 08:48 PM

    After BJP veteran LK Advani decided to contest from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and quit his claim from Bhopal, BJP on Satruday decided to field Alok Sanjar, the state office in charge of the party from there. The Bhopal seat was vacated after senior party leader from the state Kailash...
  • Uma Bharti not interested in Jhansi, wants to contest from Bhopal 21-03-2014 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Bhopal is the new hotseat for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) it seems. After party veteran LK Advani showed interest in the seat, Uma Bharti has now reportedly told the party leadership that she will like to contest from there. Uma Bharti has always been a powerful figure...
  • Magic of Arvind Kejriwal is over, says Uma Bharti 15-02-2014 10:59 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal may have declared that their goal was now the Parliament, but the party does not pose a big challenge for BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the saffron outfit's leader Uma Bharti said on Saturday. "The magic of Kejriwal is over, the people of...
  • Awarding Bharat Ratna to Tendulkar was a big mistake: Uma Bharti 06-02-2014 10:41 PM

    BJP vice president Uma Bharti on Thursday said no cricketer who has taken part in the IPL auction should be considered for the Bharat Ratna award. "Awarding Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar was a big mistake and after IPL, no cricketer should be considered for the top civilian honour," she...
  • UPA, SP policies behind farmers' miseries in UP, says Niting Gadkari 04-01-2014 07:56 AM

    It is the policies of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre and the ruling SamajwadiParty (SP) in Uttar Pradesh which are behind the problemsbeing faced by farmers in the state, senior BJP leader NitinGadkari said in Saharanpur on Friday. Addressing a 'kisan mazdur' rally, Gadkari said thatalthough Congress has...
  • BJP confident of scoring hat-trick in MP assembly elections 06-12-2013 10:56 AM

    Political experts generally point towards an anti-incumbency factor in an election having a higher polling percentage but the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh hopes it will script a hat-trick in the Assembly polls amid a "pro-incumbency" wave across the state. The saffron party, which fought the elections on the development...
  • Modi versus Rahul means a comparison between a mountain and a mole: Uma Bharti 05-12-2013 11:29 PM

    Terming claims of a "Modi versus Rahul" contest in the 2014 elections as "ridiculous", BJPvice-president Uma Bharti on Thursday said "it is like saying that there is a contest between a mole and a mountain." Speaking to reporters in Bhopal, Bharti said, "Rahul has no experience in politics and governance,...