Artists from various fields Monday came out in full support of BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said they believed in his ability to run a successful government and offer "better governance".
Unlike many other Lok Sabha constituencies where the basic amenities top the poll agenda, this temple town seems to have become an electoral prestige battleground, putting on back-burner the numerous civic issues plaguing it.
The Nepali Congress, the largest party in parliament, Sunday named its president Sushil Koirala as its prime ministerial candidate, clearing a major hurdle in the formation of a new government in the Himalayan nation two months after the constituent assembly elections.
Attacking Congress for "running away" from declaring its prime ministerial candidate, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said the ruling party was hiding behind excuses as it cannot match the BJP or Narendra Modi.
Union Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi is Congress candidate for Prime Ministership even as suspense remains on whether the party will formally anoint him as PM nominee for the Lok Sabha polls.
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has all the credentials for becoming the country`s prime minister and would prove much better than `communal` Narendra Modi.
Amid reports that a section of its top leaders are against naming Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate of the party, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Thursday warned that those who have a problem with the party vice president will have to go.
In one of the sharpest attack on the country`s first family - the Gandhi family - one of its prominent member and senior BJP leader Maneka Gandhi on Thursday said that neither Sonia Gandhi`s son Rahul nor his sister Priyanka can save Congress.
A day after the Core Committee of the Congress met to discuss Rahul Gandhi`s future role, the ruling party`s Working Committee is set to meet on Thursday to deliberate further on the issue and finalise a strategy for the upcoming General Elections.
After all the talk, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi may not be named the party`s prime ministerial candidate on January 17 (Friday), at the plenary session of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) here.
In what is likely to give a major boost to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s run for the country`s top job, superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday praised development in his state and wished that the Gujarat Chief Minister gets what he deserves.
Congress on Tuesday hailed its vice president Rahul Gandhi`s likely elevation as party`s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General Elections, while the main opposition party, BJP, slammed it for relentlessly pursuing dynasty politics.
Amid reports that Congress central leadership is likely to appoint Rahul Gandhi as its Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 General Elections, the party vice president on Tuesday said that he is ready to take any responsibility if given and will do whatever the party wants him to do.