India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 9, 2016
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today attacked the Narendra Modi government at the centre, saying it is spreading hatred and communalism in Uttar Pradesh and has failed to keep its promises for the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 18, 2016
BJP will launch four 'parivartan yatra' next month in Uttar Pradesh and it will stretch over 100 days and conclude with a likely rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the party works to take on the might of ruling SP and Mayawati-led BSP in the poll-bound state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 17, 2016
Gujarat Dalit rights leader Jignesh Mevani was "picked up" by Gujarat police from Ahmedabad airport on Friday evening, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed for a two-day state visit as part of his birthday celebrations.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 30, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing his first public rally in home state Gujarat since he took office in Delhi two years ago. The rally in Saurashtra is politically significant as the BJP gears up for next year's assembly election, expected to be the toughest battle the party has faced in the state in years.
India News | Written by Suparna Singh (Reported by Barkha Dutt, Manish Kumar) | Wednesday August 17, 2016
Mr Kishor has said that unlike the politicians he is surrounded by, Uttar Pradesh will not define his role in 2019. "If I lose Uttar Pradesh, as everyone says I will, the game is over for me. And if I win...what could be a bigger result than that? Even a general election will not be the same as winning UP," he has reportedly concluded.
India News | Reported by Barkha Dutt and Suparna Singh | Wednesday August 3, 2016
For a spell when the sky darkened, it appeared the rain would play party pooper, but then the clouds loosened their hold on the sky and Sonia Gandhi, standing through the sunroof in a white Mercedes SUV, kept waving to crowds as her convoy pulled through the streets of Varanasi.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 2, 2016
Congress president Sonia Gandhi took the battle for Uttar Pradesh straight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency with her mega roadshow-cum-rally in Varanasi today. Ahead of kicking off the Congress poll campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Mrs Gandhi, 69, was scheduled to offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath Tem...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday July 12, 2016
Imran Masood, a Congressman from Uttar Pradesh, who threatened in 2014 to "chop Narendra Modi into pieces" has been given a big role in the state ahead of assembly polls.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 13, 2016
Minutes after the two-day BJP National Executive was over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah addressed a rally in Allahabad, virtually kicking off the campaign for next year's assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. They spoke of the development the BJP has brought in states it rules and how under the current dispensation in Uttar P...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar and Suparna Singh (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday May 26, 2016
It's all systems go for the Uttar Pradesh election. "I am a UP-wallah" Prime Minister Narendra Modi said to a huge rally in Saharanpur, referring to the fact that he represents Varanasi in Parliament.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 13, 2016
BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who compared Kerala to Somalia during an election rally, kicking up a furore, will get a 'shock treatment' in the May 16 Assembly polls, senior congress leader AK Antony said in Thiruvananthapuram today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 14, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underlined the need to strengthen rural economy to boost the country's development as he launched a village self-governance campaign in Mhow which, he said, has been inspired by Dr BR Ambedkar's vision.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday March 17, 2016
A resounding victory in elections doesn't necessarily mean "achhe din" for workers of the triumphant party. The case in point is Vinod Samaria, who today says he is ready to commit suicide. For his role in helping the party, he owes lakhs to the railway ministry.
Bihar | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday October 19, 2015
The BJP had to face multiple questions today at party chief Amit Shah's press conference in Patna on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's absence from campaigning for more than 10 days. The period - October 16 to 25 - will lead up to the crucial third phase of the assembly elections.
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday October 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a day-long visit to Mumbai where he laid the foundation stone for BR Ambedkar's Memorial and also initiated the construction of two new metro corridors in the city. Wrapping up his visit, PM Modi addressed a public rally at a municipal ground in Bandra Kurla Complex. Here are the highlights of his speech:
Bihar | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday October 11, 2015
Abhinav Jha, 20, and Ashok Kumar, 25, are among the two crore young voters in Bihar below the age of 30 who make up about one-fourth of the state's electorate for the elections this month.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Written by Suparna Singh | Tuesday September 1, 2015
As nearly one lakh people crowded into a public ground, some of them panda-climbing up poles to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from a distance, Nitish Kumar urged Mr Modi to "stop the chest-thumping and show some moral courage."
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Sunday August 30, 2015
Ahead of the much hyped rally being organised by Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and the Congress in Patna tomorrow, the BJP has put up their hoardings right next to those put up JDU, to counter claims being made by the state government on various issues.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday July 25, 2015
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Patna this morning to power up his party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections due by October, his BJP's chief rival, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, threw him a challenge in comments loaded with sarcasm.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 3, 2015
"Give it up," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a big rally in Bengaluru today, urging "MPs, MLAs, ministers, IAS and IPS officers, professors and professionals" to give up subsidy on cooking gas to benefit the poor.
Assembly | NDTV.com | Saturday January 31, 2015
BJP has stepped up its Delhi Assembly Election campaign with the party's top brass taking to the streets.
Assembly | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday January 31, 2015
The BJP crowns its new campaign blitz in the capital today with an election rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its star campaigner, in east Delhi's Vishwas Nagar. It will be the first of four rallies that the Prime Minister will address this week.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 11, 2015
With Parisians gearing up today to hold a massive solidarity rally in France against the terror attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry paid tributes to the victims of the attack.
India News | Manish Kumar | Monday December 1, 2014
BJP president Amit Shah - addressing a public rally in Jharkhand where elections are being held over five phases - reads out a toll-free phone number and exhorts people present to sign up as members of his party. Many dial the number on their phones as he reads it out and lo, they are BJP members, with new membership numbers.
Assembly | Sidharth Pandey | Saturday October 11, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today ended his campaign for the upcoming Haryana polls by urging voters in Millennium City Gurgaon to not just clean up the state, but also 'promise' to clean up the venue before leaving.
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 6, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Election Commission to take "appropriate action" on the Haryana government reportedly giving sanction to a controversial land deal involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.
Friday May 16, 2014
Indian stock markets have run up sharply on expectations that Mr Modi will unblock stalled investments in power, road and rail projects to revive economic growth that has fallen to a decade low of below 5 per cent. Since Friday, when the markets first got a whiff of exit polls that predicted a majority for BJP and its allies, the Sensex is up 2,000...
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 8, 2014
BJP workers in saffron caps filled the streets outside Varanasi's historic Benaras Hindu University today, building up to a massive showdown with the Election Commission over the party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, being refused permission for a large rally in the city from where he is contesting his first parliamentary election.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Narendra Modi has said that Bangladeshi immigrants will be deported if he comes to power. They have been given the red carpet welcome by politicians just for votes, he said at a rally on Sunday.
Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday April 23, 2014
In a show of unity, Narendra Modi shared the stage with TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan at a rally held in Hyderabad this evening.