Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L K Advani was ready to attend the parliamentary board meeting in September 2013, in which Narendra Modi was declared the party’s prime ministerial candidate, but was stopped by people at his home, his former aide Vishwambhar Srivastava claimed on Friday. Srivastava made this claim at the release of his book, ‘Advani Ke Saath 32 Saal’ (32 Years with Advani), a memoir of his three-decade-old association with the BJP stalwart. The event was also ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Actress-turned-politician Ramya is facing a private complaint in a court seeking action on sedition and other charges against her for “insulting” Indian patriots by her remark that “Pakistan is not hell”. As Ramya’s remarks triggered a bitter backlash on social media and Bharatiya Janata Party and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad workers staged protests terming her remarks “anti-national”, the actress stood her ground in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla was on Wednesday made Governor of Manipur while ex-Rajya Sabha MP V P Singh Badnore goes to Punjab in new gubernatorial appointments announced for four states with all of them being associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Banwarilal Purohit, a three-time former member of Lok Sabha from Nagpur and Managing Editor of Central India's daily 'The Hitavada', will be the Governor of Assam while Delhi-based BJP leader and former MLA Prof Jagdish Mukhi was made ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Gandhinagar : Six days after Anandiben Patel suddenly quit, a new BJP team on Sunday took charge of Gujarat with Vijay Rupani sworn in as Chief Minister and senior leader Nitin Patel as his deputy. Governor O.P. Kohli administered the oath of office and ...Sify, 3 weeks ago Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, 9 previous ministers dropped Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Gujarat gets new Vijay Rupani-led BJP government Sify, 3 weeks ago Anandiben offers to quit, BJP looks for new Gujarat CM Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Congress' chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sheila Dikshit has described Ghulam Nabi Azad as the Amit Shah of Congress. "If BJP has Amit Shah, then the Congress has Ghulam Nabi Azad" she told ETV news head Jagdeesh ...Sify, 1 month ago
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Once a key member of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's "shouting brigade" with Mamata Banerjee during the Bofors controversy and a former Union Minister in the P.V. Narasimha Rao government, Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia is also a ...Sify, 1 month ago
Trouble is brewing for government in the monsoon session of Parliament, which is expected to start next month, with the Congress on Monday hinting at stacking up ammunition on issues like failure at the Nuclear Suppliers Group, terror strikes and diatribes of Subramanian Swamy. "Parliament will have an interesting session this time," party spokesman Kapil Sibal told reporters. Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a host of issues, especially India's failure at the NSG meet, he said that ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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