Tag: Narendra Modi

Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s move to revive his demand for special category status and special assistance to the state is being seen as part of his positioning in the run-up to the 2019 general election. Kumar wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week to press for his demand, which comes amid […]

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Opposition questions PM Modi’s silence on Lalit Modi row

Opposition questions PM Modi’s silence on Lalit Modi row

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Questioning his ‘silence’ on Lalitgate, Opposition today alleged that there is “consent” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi behind the “assistance” by Union Minister Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje to scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi. “Silence is a sign of his consent. Whatever is happening has his (PM’s) consent. He was repeatedly saying […]

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Cylinder bomb found on railway tracks in Bihar

Cylinder bomb found on railway tracks in Bihar

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Just a few hours after Maoists blew up two mobile towers in Bihar’s Gaya, a cylinder bomb was found on railway tracks between Gaya and Mughal Sarai, just ahead of two big election rallies by BJP’s Prime Ministrial candidate Narendra Modi. As per reports, the bomb was to be planted inside the Rajdhani Express. […]

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Chaos at Modi’s rally in Bihar, police lathicharge supporters

Chaos at Modi’s rally in Bihar, police lathicharge supporters

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chaos erupted at the venue of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s rally in Bihar shortly before he arrived at the venue. According to reports, the trouble reportedly began when crowds surged into an enclosure meant for the media. The people at the rally ran helter skelter and flung chappals as policemen wielded lathis to […]

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Modi blames Nitish government for terrorism in Bihar at Gaya rally

Modi blames Nitish government for terrorism in Bihar at Gaya rally

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing his government of going soft on terror. Addressing a rally at Gaya, he also pulled up the state government for not bringing progress in the state. “The soil of Gaya was bloodied, but the govt here […]

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Maoists blow up mobile towers ahead of Modi rally in Bihar

Maoists blow up mobile towers ahead of Modi rally in Bihar

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gaya: A few hours prior to the arrival of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the Maoist rebels struck terror in the Dumaria-Imamganj area of the district in the wee hours of Thursday by blowing two mobile phone towers belonging to two different private operators. While one mobile phone tower was blown in the Dumaria […]

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Security beefed up in Bihar as Maoist call for bandh ahead of Modi rally

Security beefed up in Bihar as Maoist call for bandh ahead of Modi rally

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With the Maoists calling a bandh tomorrow to coincide with the back to back rallies of the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at Sasaram and Gaya, the state police and paramilitary forces are taking additional measures to counter any threat from the ultras. Both the rally venues of Modi are in Naxal-infested districts, […]

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Nobody has patent on ‘Har Har’: Sushil Modi

Nobody has patent on ‘Har Har’: Sushil Modi

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Notwithstanding BJP mascot Narendra Modi’s instruction to party members to desist from using the slogan ‘Har Har Modi’, Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday defended the use of the slogan and also proudly claimed it was coined by a Bihari. “No one can claim to have a copyright on ‘Har Har’. There […]

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Wary of Lal Muni Chaubey’s influence, Bihar BJP tries to mollify the rebel leader

Wary of Lal Muni Chaubey’s influence, Bihar BJP tries to mollify the rebel leader

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Aware of the fact that one of its prominent Brahmin face Lal Muni Chaubey, a four-time Lok Sabha MP from Buxar who has been denied a ticket this time, can severely dent its prospects in many seats of Bihar and even in eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday went all […]

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar might campaign in Modi’s Gujarat

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar might campaign in Modi’s Gujarat

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With every political party gearing up for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, it is very likely to see Bihar CM campaigning in Narendra Modi’s Gujarat which may all the more increase the disliking for each other. Talking about Nitish’s campaign in Gujarat, a JDU leader said that he might campaign in Gujarat because the […]

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