Narendra Modi's growing pan-Indian support, particularly in the northeast, has forced the BJP to rethink reviving an electoral alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad and move fast on sealing a mutually beneficial deal with the Telugu Desam Party.
The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday came down hard on the Congress for the delay in extending one rank, one pension benefit to ex-servicemen and cautioned them against being “misled” by the Centre.
Narendra Modi attacked the Congress on Sunday, saying 'ABC' had become the symbol of the party. He also attacked Rajiv Gandhi's prime ministership, saying corruption was prevalent in the country during his tenure. Full Coverage: The rise of Modi
Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday continued his poll agenda to gather support in the northeast with a visit to Silchar in Assam and attacked the Congress party all over again for the lack of development in the region. Full Coverage: The rise of Narendra Modi
In a major flip-flop, the central excise department on Tuesday withdrew a notice it had sent the BJP on February 12 demanding service tax on Narendra Modi’s rallies.
Narendra Modi on Tuesday waded into the troubled waters of Andhra Pradesh, whose imminent division has created a political storm in the country, to attack the Congress leadership, saying Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi had no time to visit the troubled state.
“This unique initiative is meant to connect with voters, particularly young voters who are technology savvy,” a BJP leader involved in preparing the project said. “BJP workers are asked to bring people to the venues selected by local leaders in their respective cities,” he added.
Union commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma has accused the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of ‘political plagiarism’, saying Modi only rehashes what the UPA has already done and has no new vision.
Slated for March 3, the rally will be Modi's first public engagement in Bihar since serial bomb blasts rocked Patna's Gandhi Maidan minutes before he addressed his debut election rally in the state on October 27 last year. Six people died in the blasts.
More than 5,000 Narendra Modi supporters, enlisted from the Indian diaspora in Britain, would soon be visiting various parts of India to campaign for the BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
Ending a nine-year boycott, US ambassador Nancy Powell on Thursday met Narendra Modi and said her country looks forward to working closely with the government that will be formed after the Lok Sabha polls.
A warm handshake, a bouquet of red and yellow roses, frantic clicking of cameras and the US on Thursday ended a nine-year boycott of BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi over the 2002 Gujarat riots.
The US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, is to meet BJP's prime ministerial Narendra Modi, signalling a softening of the US position since the Gujarat chief minister was denied a visa over riots in his state in 2002.
BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a direct attack on Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik over the state of unemployment in the state as well as the 11-party political bloc the Third Front.