India News | Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Monday January 2, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned for his party today in Lucknow with a huge rally at a public park named after the wife of Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The ground was built by Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati when she was Chief Minister; her party says she alone has the drawing power to fill it. "I have never seen such a big audience," sa...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday January 3, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally today in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow and is expected to follow up Saturday's farmer and poor-focused sops with some more big ticket announcements ahead of crucial assembly elections in the state.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Monday December 19, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi took their notes ban battle today to Uttar Pradesh, where elections will be held soon. In Kanpur, PM Modi attacked opposition parties for not allowing Parliament to function in the winter session and accused them of scuttling crucial debate on holding simultaneous national and st...
India News | Monday December 19, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed supporters at a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur. Here are the highlights.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 18, 2016
Launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged people in Uttar Pradesh not to vote for the BJP.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 11, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke of the currency ban and its fallout, alleging that the opposition has not allowed parliament to function in its aftermath.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 4, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday acknowledged the inconvenience caused to people by demonetisation and said it was a move that would end all the problems, including poverty, corruption and black money in India.
India News | Posted by Indroneil B Biswas | Saturday December 3, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP volunteers at the Parivartan Rally in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday November 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on the opposition over its Monday's protest plans at the BJP's Parivartan Rally in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, asking whether it was preferable to put a stop to corruption and black money or shut down the country.
India News | Posted By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Sunday November 20, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a 'Parivartan rally' in Agra, spoke at length on demonetisation. He cautioned people holding Jan Dhan accounts not to allow themselves to be used for laundering the money of the rich by depositing their ill-gotten wealth as they could unnecessarily get into problems with law.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Written by Suparna Singh | Monday November 14, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked his storied past as a tea-seller at a huge rally in Uttar Pradesh ,which votes soon, to compare his shock ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes to a kadak or strong cup of tea ,refreshing for the poor but unpalatable for the wealthy.
India News | NDTV | Monday November 14, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur, hit out at the Opposition, who are criticising the government's big currency notes ban.
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Monday November 14, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi followed up Sunday's emotional Goa speech with an aggressive attack today on the Congress for its critcism of his government's ban on 500 and 1000 rupee notes, saying the decision had left the corrupt sleepless, while "the poor are sleeping peacefully."
India News | Posted by Surabhi Pandey | Monday November 14, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off Shabd Bhedi Express between Ghazipur and Kolkata. He also addressed 'Parivartan' rally in Ghazipur where he spoke about the big currency ban.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 6, 2016
Gearing up for the upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, BJP has planned a rally to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December, besides a program where party chief Amit Shah will address booth-level workers in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 24, 2016
Joining the debate on triple talaq, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today opposed the practice among Muslims and in the same breath he condemned the prevalence of female foeticide in Hindu society.
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.