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01-Feb-2015 New Delhi

Worried BJP ropes in Harsh Vardhan to boost Bedi

Troubled by reports that the voters of Krishna Nagar, the constituency of BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi, are not warming up to her, the senior leadership has directed local heavyweight and union minister Harsh Vardhan to "put in extra efforts" to...

29-Jan-2015 London

Simulated Mars mission gutted in fire

A simulated Mars mission held in the Utah desert in the US came to an abrupt end, when the research station was gutted in fire, media reported Wednesday.According to a Daily Mail report, the mission involved four “astronauts” living in isolation for...

11-Nov-2014 Ranchi

Amit Shah appeals to Jharkhand voters to give clear mandate

BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday appealed to voters in Jharkhand to give the party a clear mandate in the coming assembly polls."We appeal to the people of Jharkhand to give us a clear mandate in the assembly polls. The people should vote for a stable...

16-May-2014 Vadodara/Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

will take everyone along, make development mass movement: Modi

In his first comments after BJP won the Lok Sabha election, party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday stressed that his government will take everyone along.Modi, who addressed a rally in Vadodra and later in Ahmedabad, also took potshots...

16-May-2014 Lucknow

Modi tsunami washes away Congress, regional satraps in UP

The Modi tsunami Friday changed the contours of politics in Uttar Pradesh as the BJP and its allies won 73 out of the state's 80 parliamentary constituencies while all regional players were pushed to the sidelines or even wiped out, while the Congress only...

16-May-2014 Kolkata

Bengal not untouched by Modi magic

Narendra Modi, who powered BJP to the most resounding electoral victory the country has seen in last 30 years, also weaved his magic in West Bengal which saw his party put up an impressive performance despite considered weak in the state over the years.Besides...

16-May-2014 Bangalore

Huge victory margin for Yeddyurappa in Karnataka

BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday recorded the biggest victory margin of 363,305 votes over his Congress rival Manjunath Bhandary in Shimoga Lok Sabha seat in the state.Contesting a parliamentary poll for the first time on returning...

16-May-2014 Chennai

In Tamil Nadu, BJP ranks third in vote share

Securing around five percent vote share in Tamil Nadu, the BJP ranks third next only to ruling AIADMK (44 percent) and DMK (23 percent) and even ahead of its alliance partners.Incidentally it is only BJP and PMK that have won a seat each in the polls while 37...

16-May-2014 New Delhi

Narendra Modi scripts history, to become PM; Congress decimated

In a historic election that would could have far-reaching implications for India's polity and its policies, Narendra Modi, a rank outsider to Delhi's politics, was poised to become the 14th prime minister of this perse nation of 1.2 billion people, storming...

16-May-2014 Chandigarh

BJP’s Chandigarh unit rejoices resounding victory of Kirron Kher

Chandigarh’s newly elected MP of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Kirron Kher registered the victory by securing 1,91,362 votes. On this occasion while addressing the party cadre at BJP’s office Kamlam, in Sector 33, Kirron Kher said that the victory would not have...

14-May-2014 New Delhi

Party will decide on Advani's role at right time: Gadkari

An "appropriate decision at an appropriate time" will be taken by the BJP on the role of party veteran L.K. Advani, former party chief Nitin Gadkari said Wednesday.Gadkari, along with party president Rajnath Singh and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha...

13-May-2014 New Delhi

BJP to win 253 seats, NDA 303, Congress 66: survey

A post-election survey released Tuesday said the BJP was set to win a record 253 seats in the Lok Sabha and the Congress just 66, its lowest ever tally.The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will win in all 303 seats, according to the LensOnNews...

13-May-2014 New Delhi

Modi writes to Delhi businessman predicting 300 seats for NDA

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has written to a Delhi businessman who had predicted around 300 seats for the NDA in the polls.In his letter to Vijay Bansal, a resident of Rohini in west Delhi and running a construction business, Modi said...

12-May-2014 New Delhi

Local issues couldn't be discussed in Lok Sabha polls: Modi

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Monday said that local issues could not be discussed during campaigning for Lok Sabha polls."Due to the Lok Sabha campaign, the local issues of all these states could not be discussed the manner in which they...

12-May-2014 New Delhi

Highest turnout reflection of people wanting change: Rajnath Singh

BJP president Rajnath Singh said Monday the highest turnout in the Lok Sabha election was a clear indication of change and people wanting a government with a full majority.In a statement here, Rajnath Singh said people wanted to give a full majority to a...

12-May-2014 New Delhi

India has won, says Modi

"India has won! The power of the ballot has won," BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi said Monday after the Lok Sabha polls ended."The biggest joy of the 2014 election has been the increased turnout," he said in a series of tweets after the staggered...

12-May-2014 Varanasi

Joshi's 'handy' defence of Varanasi's Congress candidate

Beleaguered Congress candidate from Varanasi, Ajay Rai, Monday received surprise support from veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi.Terming the pinning of a "hand" symbol by Rai while going to cast his vote as a "small issue," the former union HRD minister said...

12-May-2014 Nagpur

Gadkari faces no pending probe, says IP department

The Income Tax department here in Maharashtra has said there was no inquiry or investigation pending against former BJP president Nitin Gadkari.The department's reply came in response to a Right to Information query by New Delhi-based activist Sunil Dalal,...

11-May-2014 New Delhi

BJP's Shah demands paramilitary in four UP constituencies

Taking on the Election Commission yet again, BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday said that despite the party's repeated demands, the poll panel has failed to deploy paramilitary personnel in each polling booth in the constituencies of Azamgarh, Ghosi, Jaunpur and Ghazipur...

11-May-2014 New Delhi

Congress won't have any role in government formation: Jaitley

BJP leader Arun Jaitley Sunday attacked the Congress, saying it will not have any role in government formation, and that the principal causes of its defeat would be its "mismanagement of the economy", "image of encouraging corruption" and "failure of its...

11-May-2014 New Delhi

Rajnath meets RSS leaders again

A day after meeting RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat along with party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP president Rajnath Singh Sunday again met top RSS leaders at the organisation's office here.Rashtriyaswayam Sevak Sangh leaders Bhaiyaji Joshi, who...

10-May-2014 New Delhi

Modi meets Vajpayee after campaign ends

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday said that he had gone to seek the blessings of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Delhi after the end of the poll campaign."After addressing final campaign rally came to seek Atal ji's blessings....

10-May-2014 Varanasi

Modi will win in Varanasi, asserts BJP

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will win the Varanasi, party leaders said even as the last two days of campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh constituency were taken over by AAP, Congress and SP."We have done a big show, what more is needed," Bharatiya...

10-May-2014 New Delhi

Give BJP all of UP's seats: Modi urges people

As the high-decibel campaign for the general election came to an end Saturday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi asked the people of Uttar Pradesh to help his party bag all the Lok Sabha seats in the state."Give BJP all seats from UP and give...

10-May-2014 New Delhi

Mamata fears vote shift to BJP, says Jaitley

Attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday said that she was targeting Narendra Modi as she fears a radical shift of 15 percent vote share away from her Trinamool Congress to his party.In an article on the party's website,...

10-May-2014 Varanasi

Modi may keep Varanasi seat, hints Rajnath

BJP president Rajnath Singh Saturday indicated that the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would keep the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat if he wins from both the constituencies he was contesting from.The Gujarat chief minister is also contesting...

10-May-2014 Patna

BJP relies on caste factor in Bihar last phase

More than Narendra Modi's appeal, the BJP seems to be banking on the caste arithmetic when the last lot of six Lok Sabha seats in Bihar go to the polls Monday.The Bharatiya Janata Party had won two of the six constituencies in 2009 in alliance with the Janata...

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