Vadodara

  • FIR against Madhusudan Mistry for alleged defamatory pamphlet on Modi 23-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Vadodara: An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Madhusudan Misty in Vadodara for publishing an allegedly defamatory pamphlet against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. The pamphlet accuses Modi in the context of corruption and also refers to the snooping scandal involving a young woman architect. Mistry, however, denied the...
  • NRIs from USA campaigning in Gujarat for Narendra Modi 14-04-2014 10:38 PM

    Vadodara: Around 700 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from USA have landed in Gujarat and other parts of the country to campaign and vote for BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The NRIs are visiting various towns and villages urging people to vote for Modi, Asian American Store Owners' Association (AASOA) Executive...
  • Gujarat: 334 candidates in fray for Lok Sabha polls 12-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Ahmedabad: 334 candidates are in the fray in all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat with 79 aspirants having withdrawn their nominations, election officials said. Prominent among 334 candidates, who remained in the arena for April 30 polls, are BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi, Congress senior leader Madhusudan Mistry -both...
  • Brother Somabhai issues clarification on Narendra Modi's marriage 10-04-2014 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in a spot after declaring himself as a married man. His brother Somabhai Damodardas Modi has issued a clarification on his marriage saying Modi was married to Jashodaben over 45 years back when he was...
  • In his nomination, Narendra Modi finally admits Jashodaben is his wife 10-04-2014 07:29 AM

    Vadodara: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in an affidavit filed before the Election Commission showed himself as a married man revealing that his wife's name is Jashodaben. In an affidavit submitted along with his nomination papers filed on Wednesday for Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, Modi for the...
  • Is Modi's chaiwala campaign an excellent political marketing strategy? 09-04-2014 11:42 PM

    Narendra Modi got a rousing welcome in Vadodara as his roadshow passed through key landmarks before entering the collectorate. Accompanying Modi were Kiran Mahida, a tea stall vendor, and Shubhangini Raje Gaekwad, the Rajmata of the Vadodara Royal Family. Earlier this year, Modi launched his 'Chai pe charcha' campaign and...
  • Open Mike: Has Narendra Modi reinvented himself? 09-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits the walled city of Vadodara in Gujarat to find out view of the voters over development in Gujarat and their choices for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • LS polls: Modi files nomination from Vadodara 09-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Vadodara: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections from Vadodara seat in Gujarat. A tea vendor and a member of Vadodara's royal family were amongst those who proposed Modi's candidature for the seat. Tea stall vendor Kiran Mahida and...
  • A Billion Votes: EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Kargil War' remark 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • Modi takes tea seller as proposer, scores another point over Congress 09-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Vadodara: He is a tea seller. On Wednesday, he became BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's proposer as the latter filed his nomination papers in Vadodara. Kiran Mahida shot into limelight as he sat to Modi's right when the latter filed his papers. Dressed in a crisp white cotton shirt...
  • Narendra Modi files nomination from Vadodara 09-04-2014 11:38 AM

    Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi filed his nomination from Vadodara for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections amidst a huge show of strength on Wednesday. Hundreds surrounded Modi's cavalcade as he headed to the electoral office to file his nomination papers. Soon after...
  • Narendra Modi set to file his nomination from Vadodara today 09-04-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will file his nomination from the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. Modi will arrive at the Vadodara airport on Wednesday morning after which he will hold a road show before he files his nomination papers at 11 am. A...
  • EC told not to allow Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Ramdev events before polls 08-04-2014 10:16 PM

    Vadodara: The Congress candidate against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi requested the Election Commission of India in Vadadora on Tuesday not to allow events by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar and yoga guru Ramdev in Vadodara before Lok Sabha elections. "I request ECI not to allow Sri...
  • Vadodara: BJP removes Modi's posters as he prepares to file nomination papers 08-04-2014 06:20 PM

    Vadodara: BJP has covered around 1,000 banners and posters in the city carrying photos of its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, who will file his nomination for the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. "The posters carrying Modi's pictures were covered by those carrying the party message. If the posters...
  • 'A journey – poems by Narendra Modi' to be released on April 20 08-04-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: In the dawn of the general elections, BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned to convey his message to the electorate of the country. The latest is a collection of poems titled 'A journey - poems by Narendra Modi'. The...
  • LS polls: AAP fields Sunil Digambar Kulkarni against Modi in Vadodara 08-04-2014 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has announced to field Sunil Digambar Kulkarni from Vadodara against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Congress's Madhusudan Mistry. AAP has also announced Subash Chander as its candidate from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh against sitting MP Virendra Kashyap and Congress's Mohan...
  • Madhusudan Mistry declares assets worth over Rs 3 crore 06-04-2014 10:10 AM

    Vadodara: Congress candidate Madhusudan Mistry, who is fighting against BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, on Saturday declared assets worth over Rs 3.22 crore. Mistry filed his nomination papers from the Vadodara constituency on Saturday. Mistry owns Rs 1.72 crore movable assets, while his wife Kamlesh has Rs 7.45 lakh...
  • LS polls: Congress's Madhusudan Mistry files nomination from Vadodara 05-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Vadodara: Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry on Saturday filed his nomination from the Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency. Mistry, currently a Rajya Sabha member, is taking on Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Mistry had represented Sabarkantha constituency in Lok Sabha in 2004; he lost there in 2009....
  • Congress Vadodara candidate Mistry arrested for vandalism, released on bail 03-04-2014 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress's Vadodara candidate Madhusudan Mistry and 36 other party workers who were arrested by Gujarat Police on charges of vandalism were released on bail on Thursday evening. Madhusudan Mistry, who has challenged BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was earlier in the day detained along with 100 other...
  • Vadodara: Police arrest Modi's opponent Madhusudan Mistry for vandalism 03-04-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress's Vadodara candidate Madhusudan Mistry, who has challenged BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, has been arrested by the Gujarat Police on charges of vandalism. Mistry was earlier in the day detained along with 100 other party workers on the same charges. Mistry and his supporters were campaigning...
  • Modi's opponent in Vadodara Mistry, 100 others detained for vandalism 03-04-2014 01:13 PM

    Vadodara: Congress candidate Madusudhan Mistry who has challenged BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has been detained by the police in Vadodara on Thursday. Mistry was detained along with 100 other party workers for vandalism. It is being reported that Mistry and his supporters were campaigning in Vadodara when the...
  • I don't take decisions alone, says Narendra Modi 01-04-2014 08:32 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that he doesn't take decisions on his own and that he is a team player. He said this in an exclusive interview to TV18 group channel ETV after criticism over him essentially making the BJP a one-man show. Modi also...
  • Rahul scrapped Rawat's candidature from Vadodara as he is Dalit: Modi 27-03-2014 05:13 PM

    Sasaram: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who is contesting Lok Sabha polls from Vadodara hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of removing the Congress candidate against him in the constituency because of his Dalit roots. Addressing a rally in Sasaram, Bihar, the Gujarat CM said...
  • Change of Vadodara nominee: BJP says Congress 'dishonouring' Dalits 26-03-2014 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: Soon after Congress replaced its candidate from the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat Narendra Rawat with party's general secretary Madhusudan Mistry against Narendra Modi, BJP on Tuesday accused the ruling party of "dishonouring" Dalits and "killing" intra-party democracy. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said, "It is a dishonour to the...
  • Congress fields Mistry against Modi in Vadodara after Rawat refuses 25-03-2014 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Hours after Congress candidate from Vadodara, Narendra Rawat, refused to contest elections against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the party fielded Madhusudhan Mistry from the same seat. Narendra Rawat, who had been fielded by Congress earlier to take on Modi, had asked the AICC to...
  • This might make 'selfie' history. Sachin Tendulkar seen trying to click a selfie with a lion in the background at Gir in Gujarat 24-03-2014 12:25 PM

    Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had visited Gujarat's Gir forest, the abode of Asiatic lions, along with his family members and friends in Vadodara over the weekend. In the first image, Tendulkar and his family are seen inside the Gir forest, getting ready for the tour. The second photo, the most...
  • Can the Modi-Advani duo sweep the Gujarat? 22-03-2014 02:36 PM

    Ahmedabad: With the suspense over on which will be the second seat that Narendra Modi will contest the general election from as well as which seat BJP patriarch LK Advani will fight from having been decided, it is clear that Modi's primary consideration in fielding himself from Vadodara and Advani...
  • Kejriwal will not contest against Modi from Vadodara: AAP 21-03-2014 10:34 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal will not contest against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Vadodara. "Arvind Kejriwal believes that a candidate should contest from only one seat. He will not contest from Vadodara," AAP's Gujarat convener Sukhdev Patel said in Vadodara on Friday. "If Modi had declared...
  • Vadodara school suspends 5 students for allegedly skipping Modi event 20-02-2014 08:23 AM

    Vadodara: Five students from a school in Vadodara have been suspended for allegedly not attending the inauguration of a local stadium by Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The event took place on February 14. The Parents' Association has written to the Collector demanding...
  • Watch: Building collapses like a pack of cards in Gujarat 27-09-2013 04:29 PM

    A building collapsed in Vadodara in Gujarat but there was no casualty as it was unoccupied. Perhaps triggered by the torrential rainfall over the past 72 hours in Gujarat. The incident happened in the Atladara area. ...