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Shashi Tharoor rejects online campaign projecting him as UPA's PM candidate

Shashi Tharoor rejects online campaign projecting him as UPA's PM candidate

Former UN diplomat and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has rejected an online petition campaign projecting him as UPA's Prime Ministerial candidate in the run-up to general elections 2019.

Mar 18, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Poland's Kaczynski names deputy party leader as potential PM

Poland's Kaczynski names deputy party leader as potential PM

Polish conservative opposition party Law and Justice on Saturday named deputy leader Beata Szydlo as its candidate for prime minister after this year`s parliamentary election, which, according to opinion polls, the party is poised to win.

Jun 20, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

BJP`s PM candidate Modi outlines vision for Indian sports

Outlining his vision for Indian sports, BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that athletes should be treated "at par" with defence personnel of the country when it comes to training.

Mar 09, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Cong MLC urges Sonia to declare Rahul PM nominee

Congress MLC P Sudhakar Reddy today said he has sent a memorandum to AICC President Sonia Gandhi urging that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi be declared Prime Ministerial candidate.

Jan 07, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Won`t name any candidate for PM`s post: Congress

Congress on Sunday said it will not declare any names for the party`s prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Sep 22, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Chouhan rules himself out of prime ministerial race

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, projected as a likely contender to Narendra Modi for BJP`s prime ministerial candidate, on Sunday appeared to rule himself out from the race.

Aug 18, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Congress will take final decision on PM candidate: Janardan Dwivedi

Congress on Saturday hinted that declaration of Rahul Gandhi as Prime Ministerial candidate cannot be ruled out, dismissing as "personal opinion" certain comments of senior leader Digvijay Singh in this regard.

Jul 13, 2013, 18:18 PM IST

C.P. Thakur wants JD(U)-BJP alliance to remain intact

Senior BJP leader C.P. Thakur expressed hope that the alliance between his party and the Janata Dal (United) remains intact.

Jun 15, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

PM candidature issue not on national executive`s agenda: BJP

BJP`s national executive meeting, to take place in Goa in June, would discuss the strategy for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, but steer clear of the issue of Prime Ministerial candidate, a senior leader said.

May 25, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

No BJP leader is ruled out for PM candidate: Sushma Swaraj

No BJP leader has been ruled out as Prime Ministerial candidate, senior leader Sushma Swaraj said when asked if L K Advani`s name will be discussed for the top post.

Apr 22, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Narendra Modi as PM? Celebrities tussle at Taj Litfest

More than literature, it was politics that got highlighted at the concluding day of the Taj Literature Festival Sunday with a tussle over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a prime ministerial candidate.

Feb 03, 2013, 22:36 PM IST

BJP under Sangh Parivar pressure on Modi as PM candidate

BJP appears to have come under pressure from Sangh Parivar on the choice of Narendra Modi as its next Prime Ministerial candidate.

Feb 03, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Narendra Modi is very capable, popular leader: Rajnath Singh

Continuing to dodge the issue of Prime Ministerial candidate, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday maintained that the decision in this regard would be taken by the party`s Central Parliamentary Board (CPB).

Feb 03, 2013, 20:10 PM IST

JD(U) leader Tiwari loses cool over question on Modi as PM

JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari lost his temper after reporters persistently asked him for his reaction to the possibility of Narendra Modi becoming Prime Ministerial candidate.

Feb 02, 2013, 19:05 PM IST

Rahul as prime ministerial candidate prerogative of Cong: Karat

A day after RJD chief Lalu Prasad batted for Rahul Gandhi as the Congress prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections, the CPI(M) on Saturday said that it was the prerogative of the Congress to project their leader.

Jan 19, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

I know my limitations, says Chidambaram on PM candidature

Finance Minister P Chidambaram was asked to comment on DMK chief M Karunanidhi`s remarks that he was potential prime ministerial candidate.

Dec 31, 2012, 18:14 PM IST

Presenting Modi as PM candidate is to mislead people: Sheila Dikshit

Taking a dig at the ruling-BJP for portrayal of Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial candidate, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday termed it as a ploy to "mislead people."

Dec 04, 2012, 20:22 PM IST

Badal takes jibe at Bal Thackeray

Parkash Singh Badal took a jibe at Bal Thackeray for his remarks that Sushma Swaraj is the "only deserving" Prime Ministerial candidate in the BJP.

Sep 12, 2012, 17:49 PM IST

Nitish wants to become PM: Lalu

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad claimed that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants to become NDA`s prime ministerial candidate.

Sep 11, 2012, 17:09 PM IST

Not necessary to project anyone as BJP`s PM candidate: Yashwant

Amid talks that Narendra Modi could be BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate in 2014.

Jul 12, 2012, 16:00 PM IST