Narendra Modi

  • 30 Minutes: Modi-Shah leadership takes BJP to new heights 20-10-2014 10:58 PM

    The all-charged up leadership of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah led BJP to register record victories in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: Guessing game on as BJP keeps Shiv Sena, NCP on hold 20-10-2014 09:25 PM

    It's a dilemma of plenty for the BJP. More than 24 hours after emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra, the BJP continues to play the guessing game. ...
  • I was never a good student, PM Modi tells AIIMS graduates 20-10-2014 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a convocation of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital and said, "I was never a good student, nor did I get a chance to receive an award." While addressing the convocation, Modi advised the students...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability 20-10-2014 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • Maharashtra: BJP still in two minds over post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena, say sources 20-10-2014 11:31 AM

    Mumbai: After a victory in Maharashtra, hectic parleys are going on within the Bharatiya Janata Party and it is still in two minds over a post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena despite party chief Uddhav Thackeray's overtures, said sources on Monday. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in...
  • PT Usha accepts PM's invitation to train athletes from Gujarat for Olympics 20-10-2014 09:34 AM

    India's most successful sprinter, PT Usha on Monday accepted to scout and groom sporting talent in Gujarat, in response to a request from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Usha, nicknamed the Payyoli Express after the Kerala village where she was born, said the invite from Modi came last year when he...
  • Narendra Modi to address joint session of Australian parliament 20-10-2014 07:11 AM

    Melbourne: Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to address the gallery of Australian member of parliamentarians and leaders at a special joint sitting of Federal Parliament after he attends the G20 leaders' Summit in Brisbane in November. While several MPs have expressed their delight and happiness for...
  • Will BJP pick NCP over Shiv Sena as the Modi wave sweeps Maharashtra? 20-10-2014 12:23 AM

    With BJP emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra and yet falling short of reaching the halfway mark, it has two options, either to join hands with former ally Shiv Sena or the NCP. ...
  • BJP has not decided on Maharashtra, Haryana CMs: Rajnath Singh 19-10-2014 10:52 PM

    New Delhi: BJP has not taken any decision yet on chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "So far we have not taken any decision on chief ministers of Maharashtra or Haryana," he said after a meeting of the BJP...
  • Pritam Munde breaks Modi's Lok Sabha record, secures highest winning margin 19-10-2014 10:02 PM

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and daughter of late union minister Gopinath Munde polled a staggering 9,22,416 votes in the Beed Lok Sabha by-poll, surpassing the record set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pritam trounced her nearest Congress rival Ashok S. Patil by a margin of over 6,96,321 votes which...
  • Hung assembly in Maharashtra, BJP set to form government, looks for allies 19-10-2014 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: It's a hung assembly in Maharashtra with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the single largest party but well short of the halfway mark in the 288-member House. BJP's reliance on Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surely paid rich dividends. In a major shift of power, the...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana 19-10-2014 07:56 PM

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya...
  • BJP gets majority in Haryana for the first time 19-10-2014 07:49 PM

    Chandigarh: In its best performance in nearly three decades, BJP created a record getting majority on its own in the 90-member Haryana Assembly winning 47 seats. The saffron party's previous best performance was in 1987 when it won 16 of the 20 seats it had contested. This time, riding on...
  • BJP parliamentary board to decide on post-poll move, says Parrikar 19-10-2014 07:08 PM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said a decision about a post-poll alliance has to be taken by the BJP parliamentary board, though "natural allies always exist". "The central parliamentary board will take the decision about an alliance in Maharashtra. It is for them to decide and they...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP dethrones Congress, INLD fails to make a comeback 19-10-2014 06:29 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form government in Haryana for the very first time after registering a record victory in the state by winning 47 of the 90 seats. As BJP made huge leaps in the state, ruling Congress was badly decimated in the polls. It...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas 19-10-2014 06:08 PM

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • Triumphant Modi thanks Haryana, Maharashtra for BJP's record victory 19-10-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who breathed new life into BJP's campaigning in Maharashtra and Haryana thanked the people in both the states for giving the party a remarkable win in the elections. "Thanks to the people of Haryana for giving us the opportunity to fulfil their dreams &...
  • India promises to look into UK-Gujarat direct flights 19-10-2014 06:02 PM

    London: India has assured the diaspora that it will push for direct flights between the UK and Gujarat. "We had prepared a strong proposal for Air India to start direct flights between London and Ahmedabad but due to financial and logistics reasons it couldn't go forward," TK Manoj Kumar, Ministry...
  • Voters in Maharashtra, Haryana repeated silent revolution in Lok Sabha polls: DMDK 19-10-2014 05:51 PM

    Chennai: Hailing BJP for winning Maharashtra and Haryana elections, the party's Tamil Nadu ally DMDK on Sunday said that voters in these states had repeated the 'silent revolution' they did during Lok Sabha polls, by voting for the saffron unit. DMDK founder and Opposition Leader in Tamil Nadu Assembly, Vijayakant,...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana win makes Narendra Modi invincible, cements Amit Shah's position 19-10-2014 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's big win in Haryana and an impressive showing in Maharashtra have confirmed that 'Narendra Modi wave' is still blowing strong across India. It has also proved that Modi is the real Big Boss and Amit Shah's poll strategies still yield big, handsome results. The outcome...
  • It is high time Congress connected with people: Sheila Dikshit 19-10-2014 04:59 PM

    Delhi: Riding on PM Narendra Modi's popularity , the BJP on Sunday emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra and is set to form government in Haryana unseating the Congress in both the states. After Lok Sabha's debacle, the Assembly elections came as a big disappointment for the Congress...
  • Wins in Haryana, Maharashtra due to Modi's effort to curb inflation: Vasundhara Raje 19-10-2014 04:44 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said that the historic performance of BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra was the result of efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government to check inflation by reducing the price of petrol and diesel in less than six months. Overwhelmed by BJP's performance...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM 19-10-2014 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • BJP achieved its goal of a Congress free Maharashtra and Haryana, says Smriti Irani 19-10-2014 02:29 PM

    Delhi: As Bharatiya Janata Party gets ready to form the government in both Maharashtra and Haryana, Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani thanked the voters of the two states for reposing faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again. Smriti Irani expressed her joy at being able to achieve...
  • BJP Parliamentary Board to decide strategy in Maharashtra 19-10-2014 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP Parliamentary Board will meet on Sunday evening and decide on government formation as it emerged the single-largest party in Maharashtra and looked set to capture power in Haryana. All eyes are now on the meeting which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party...
  • BJP, Shiv Sena are friends, will win Maharashtra: BJP MP Poonam Mahajan 19-10-2014 11:16 AM

    Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Poonam Mahajan says the Shiv Sena and BJP have always been friends. Supporting BJP's stand she said ," BJP will get a narrow victory. This is the first time that there has been a multi-corner fight and BJP has done a good job. The...
  • Assembly election results: This win is because of Modi, says Prakash Javadekar 19-10-2014 10:41 AM

    As the trend emerges of the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Sunday, BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "This win is because of Modi. After looking at BJP's work people have given a chance in Maharashtra too." ...
  • People believe in PM Modi and BJP, says Shahnawaz Hussain 19-10-2014 10:03 AM

    Delhi: With the BJP all set to form a government in Haryana and leading by a huge margin in Maharashtra, party leaders have started to credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the good show. Ironically, in the last Assembly elections, BJP had managed to win only 4 seats in Haryana...
  • Election Cartoons: How Amit Shah, Narendra Modi will celebrate this Diwali 19-10-2014 08:50 AM

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly is underway, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh thinks how BJP will celebrate this Diwali. ...
  • Assembly elections: Political developments in Haryana as the counting progressed 19-10-2014 08:00 AM

    New Delhi: 4:30 pm: Final tally stands at: BJP- 47, INLD-19, Congress-15, HJC-2. Shiromani Akali Dal and Bahujan Samaj Party 1 each. 3:30 pm: INLD's Dushyant Chautala loses to BJP's Prem Lata in Uchana Kalan. 2:45 pm: Naina Singh of the Chautala family has been declared winner in the Dabwali...