Only Modi has moral authority to be PM: Rajnath

Only Modi has moral authority to be PM: Rajnath 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 who will be the prime minister. A moral authority is needed for the post besides administrative acumen. We have been...
05:59 PM, Apr 17, 2014
Do the 2002 riots no longer haunt Modi's politics?

Do the 2002 riots no longer haunt Modi's politics?

Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the people will love him when they know him. Making his point clear on his candidature from Varanasi seat, Modi in an interview to ANI said, "I am not going to Varanasi to defeat anyone. I am going to Varanasi to win the hearts of the people. When people will know me directly, they will love me." ...
10:08 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Hang me if charges are proved against me, says Narendra Modi

Hang me if charges are proved against me, says Narendra Modi New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the people will love him when they know him. Making his point clear on his candidature from Varanasi seat, Modi in an interview to ANI said, "I am not going to Varanasi to defeat anyone. I am going to Varanasi to win the hearts of the people. When people will know me directly, they will love...
09:55 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Modi defends Amit Shah's revenge remark, says nothing wrong in his speech

Modi defends Amit Shah's revenge remark, says nothing wrong in his speech New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday defended party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and his key aide Amit Shah's revenge remarks in Muzaffarnagar. Modi said, "Amit Shah has said nothing wrong in his speech." While addressing a rally at a riot-hit Jat village near Muzzafarnagar, Shah had said, "If you want to take revenge you should vote for the BJP. You can no longer resolve a...
07:34 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24

Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24 New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to file his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on April 24. Modi, who is contesting elections from two seats, had filed his nomination from Vadodara in Gujarat on April 9 after a grand roadshow. Varnasi will be one of the most keenly watched seats as Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will also...
06:04 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Modi projection as PM is like a gas balloon to burst: Mamata Banerjee

Modi projection as PM is like a gas balloon to burst: Mamata Banerjee Kumarganj: The projection by certain quarters that Narendra Modi will become the prime minister is like a gas balloon which will burst when the gas leaks, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said in stepped-up her attack against BJP's prime ministerial nominee. Banerjee claimed at a rally that crores were being spent by interested quarters on predicting who would become the prime minister. "Have you seen a gas balloon?...
05:26 PM, Apr 16, 2014
Modi claims to have the solution to all the problems of India: Sonia

Modi claims to have the solution to all the problems of India: Sonia

Addressing a rally in Kanyakumari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. She said, "A dangerous combination of religious fanaticism, politics and money has come forward to seize power, to polarise the population and to divide us communal lines. This individual claims to have the solution to all the problems of India." ...
05:24 PM, Apr 16, 2014
Modi a habitual liar, never addresses press conferences: Kapil Sibal

Modi a habitual liar, never addresses press conferences: Kapil Sibal

In an interview on Tuesday, BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi dodged questions on the 2002 Gujarat riots saying, "The Congress must give an account of its sins first." ...
01:11 PM, Apr 16, 2014

Sonia takes charge of Congress campaign, BJP says Rahul failed

Sonia takes charge of Congress campaign, BJP says Rahul failed New Delhi: Hours after Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the voters through a television address asking them to choose between politics of unity and politics of hate, the Bharatiya Janata Party called it an act of desperation. The BJP said that it was a sure sign of lack of confidence in Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. Sonia said, "We are fighting this election for a future where power...
09:47 PM, Apr 15, 2014

Left parties to help provide alternative government: Sitaram Yechury

Left parties to help provide alternative government: Sitaram Yechury Nashik: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday that the left parties can help to provide an alternative non-Congress and non-BJP government at the Centre with the help of 11 like-minded parties after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He alleged that both the BJP and the Congress are similar when it comes to issues of economy or corruption and alleged that both parties indulge in "political match fixing". Interacting...
09:29 PM, Apr 15, 2014

Modi to address joint rallies with Chandrababu in Telangana

Modi to address joint rallies with Chandrababu in Telangana      Hyderabad: BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi will address at least four public meetings along with N Chandrababu Naidu whose TDP is an alliance partner of NDA in Telangana region on April 22. Telangana goes to polls on April 30. Jana Sena founder and Telugu film star Pawan Kalyan will share the dais with the two top leaders. Kalyan has already pledged his support to Modi and BJP. The Modi-Chandrababu-Kalyan trio...
09:10 PM, Apr 15, 2014

Campaign ends in Manipur for second phase of LS polls

Campaign ends in Manipur for second phase of LS polls Imphal: Campaign for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Manipur for the second of the two seats in the state, Inner Manipur, ended on Tuesday. Among the eight candidates were sitting Congress candidate Thokchom Meinya, former Manipur University Professor RK Ranjan (BJP), former Manipur Rifles commandant S Manaobi (Trinamool Congress), senior CPI leader M Nara and the lone woman candidate O Indira (Independent). The Congress held this...
07:20 PM, Apr 15, 2014

Vajpayee-Advani partnership replaced by Modi-Adani: Rahul Gandhi

Vajpayee-Advani partnership replaced by Modi-Adani: Rahul Gandhi Hingoli (Maharashtra): Congress Vice President took a jibe at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his alleged favours to the Adani group saying Atal Bihari Vajpayee- LK Advani partnership has been replaced by Modi-Adani one. Addressing a rally in Hingoli, Maharashtra, Rahul said Modi had given land equal to the size of Aurangabad in Maharashtra to Adani just for Rs 300 crore at the rate of Re 1 per...
06:09 PM, Apr 15, 2014
Modi hits out at Sonia for taking charge of LS poll campaign

Modi hits out at Sonia for taking charge of LS poll campaign

Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for taking charge of the Lok Sabha election campaign. Modi said, "All of a sudden Sonia Gandhi has come forward to take charge of the election campaign. Sonia felt her son would manage but since he can't, she came on television." ...
04:43 PM, Apr 15, 2014

Raj Thackeray hits back at BJP over remarks on MNS support to Modi

Raj Thackeray hits back at BJP over remarks on MNS support to Modi 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 issue. In his first reaction to the BJP's public posture castigating the MNS for using the Modi card and reasserting...
11:50 PM, Apr 14, 2014