The inquiry committee looking into the last month's food poisoning incident at two Goa jails has recorded the statements of some of the affected inmates, who have ruled out any foul play.
Senior BJP leader and Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar today claimed that L K Advani has been his role model for "integrity and uprightness," and media has been wrongly pitting him against the party veteran.
BJP stalwart LK Advani's resignation from all BJP posts is a good sign for the country, Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha said on Monday.
Building the ground for a concerted campaign to dislodge the Congress in next year’s election, the BJP national executive’s political resolution blamed rampant corruption, policy paralysis, twin power centres and tampering with constitutional institutions for the present “dismal” situation in the country.
BJP leader Arun Jaitley today said Narendra Modi is the "best possible card" for the party in the Lok Sabha elections and dismissed media speculation that LK Advani was opposed to his elevation.
Addressing the BJP conclave in Goa today, Narendra Modi slammed Congress saying that the country needs to be free from its rule. He added that the nation has never seen such brazeness. Rajnath to announce Modi's elevation today
“This hall reminds me of the BJP meet here in 2002,” a top BJP leader told reporters with a grin outside the venue of the BJP conclave here today.
Sunday is likely to be Modi’s day at the conclave. His likely announcement apart, Modi will also speak on election management at the conclave and address a local BJP public function. Vikas Pathak
reports. BJP likely to announce Modi's role today
On a day when all eyes were on whether Narendra Modi’s role for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls would be made clear, the BJP passed a resolution hitting out at the UPA government over internal and external security lapses. Vikas Pathak
Advani – once Modi’s mentor – is believed to be miffed at the Gujarat strongman being made the party’s face for 2014. The reason, many say, is that Advani hasn’t yet shed his prime ministerial ambitions.
LK Advani - Modi's one-time mentor - is believed to be miffed with the Gujarat strongman being made the party's clear face for 2014. The reason, many say, is that Advani hasn't yet shed prime ministerial ambitions. Vikas Pathak
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh said the conclave would end on a positive note and every one will go back "happy", amid reports of rifts within the BJP after LK Advani's decision to skip the national executive meeting.
The BJP on Saturday said that the NCP should "should look at their own affair and not advise us" after its chief Sharad Pawar remarked that euphoria about Narendra Modi would end soon.