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Congress hints at Rahul`s anointment as PM candidate after Manmohan Singh announces retirement

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:20

Rahul Gandhi`s anointment as the Congress prime ministerial candidate appears to be a mere formality, the party indicated on Friday after PM Manmohan Singh declared he would bow out of office after the Lok Sabha elections.

Congress won`t gain much even if Rahul Gandhi is declared PM candidate: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 12:31

Amid growing clamour within the Congress to name party`s prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha polls in 2014, the main opposition party, BJP, on Tuesday said that it wont help the ruling party even if it declares Rahul Gandhi as its unanimous choice for the top job.

Modi speaks untruth wrapped in oratory: Congress

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 22:29

In a re-joinder to Narendra Modi`s charge that Jharkhand has lagged behind Chhattisgarh in progress, Congress said the BJP`s PM candidate spoke untruth wrapped in oratory.

Congress should name prime ministerial candidate: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 18:22

Congress should project its PM candidate for the forthcoming general elections next year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said.

BJP`s `one vote, one note` campaign aims to connect with 10 crore families

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 15:49

BJP`s `Narendra Modi for PM Fund` aims to collect aims to collect funds for the party for 2014 Lok Sabha polls by reaching out to 10 crore families.

Rahul future leader of Cong, but decision on PM candidate at right time: Dwivedi

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 20:49

Rahul Gandhi is the future leader of Congress but the question of their prime ministerial candidate will be decided at an appropriate time, party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said.

Country practically moving towards BJP`s PM candidate Modi: M Venkaiah Naidu

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 16:57

Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the country is `moving` towards his party`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and opined there is nothing wrong in some parties having the right to project their leader for the post.

Security nightmare forces Varanasi DM to change Narendra Modi`s itinerary

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:43

The itinerary of BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to address the Vijay Shankhnad rally tomorrow, has been changed due to security reasons.

Jaish-e-Mohammad threatens to kill Narendra Modi if he becomes PM

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:25

Months after threatening BJP veteran LK Advani, militant organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has now warned that it will eliminate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi if he becomes Prime Minister.

Rahul competent to be the PM: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 22:57

As Congress hailed Rahul Gandhi`s "key role" in passage of Lokpal Bill, Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that the Nehru-Gandhi scion was competent to become next PM.

Congress may declare Rahul Gandhi PM candidate on Jan 17: Sources

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 11:52

In a bid to revive party`s fortunes after its debacle in Assembly polls conducted in four out of five major states, Congress is expected to declare Rahul Gandhi, who is currently serving as its vice president, its prime ministerial candidate ahead of 2014 General Elections.

Talk of Nilekani being made PM candidate `hypothetical`: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 21:21

Congress on Wednesday dismissed as "hypothetical" talk of Nandan Nilekani being made the PM candidate.