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Opposition parties meet on May 21 to decide on PM candidate

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed plans to hold a meeting of Opposition parties on May 21, two days ahead of Lok Sabha results to chalk out a post-poll alliance.

May 09, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Opposition meeting likely to be held on May 21 to decide on PM candidate

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed plans to hold a meeting of Opposition parties on May 21, two days ahead of Lok Sabha results to chalk out a post-poll alliance.

May 09, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

Support Narendra Modi, but Nitish Kumar also a PM face, asserts JDU

Congress mocked JDU's claim stating that Nitish dialled the 'wrong number' by opting out of the Mahagatbandhan.

Jan 06, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Lalu, Sharad Yadav silent over Nitish Kumar's projection as PM

RJD leader Lalu Prasad and former JD-U President Sharad Yadav's refusal to comment on the projection of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as Prime Ministerial material ahead of the 2019 general election has fueled speculations about their unhappiness over the matter.

Oct 17, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

Narendra Modi still best candidate as PM, says latest survey

 Narendra Modi is still the best prime ministerial candidate, according to an opinion poll.

Feb 18, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

FIIs pour in Rs 1-lakh cr since Modi declared BJP PM candidate

Foreign investors have pumped in over Rs one lakh crore in the Indian securities market since Narendra Modi was announced as the prime ministerial candidate by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in September last year.

May 18, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Narendra Modi capable of running successful government: Artists

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".

May 06, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Narendra Modi sent emissaries to create `soft corner`, claims Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today claimed that Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to him and separatist leadership in Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 18, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

Local issues on back-burner in Varanasi`s high-voltage battle

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.

Apr 17, 2014, 12:51 PM IST

Politics was never an ambition but a mission to serve people: Narendra Modi

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has rejected criticism that he is an authoritarian person and has attempted to make his party a one-man show.

Apr 01, 2014, 10:00 AM IST

Narendra Modi: One man and a million hopes

The emergence of Narendra Modi as the next occupant of 7 Race Course Road has come at a delicate juncture in the history of independent India.

Mar 29, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Nepali Congress elects Sushil Koirala its PM candidate

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.

Jan 26, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

Guj running for progress of five capitalists, not five crore Gujaratis: Tewari

I&B Minister Manish Tewari today said that the Gujarat Government has been running for the welfare of four to five capitalists since the past 10 years.

Jan 24, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Bihar police official gets notice over Modi remark

A Bihar Police official was served a show cause notice for delivering a political speech during which he referred to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Jan 22, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

BJP CMs dare Congress to declare PM candidate

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.

Jan 18, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi won`t be PM candidate, BJP says Congress conceded defeat

Ending all speculation, the Congress on Thursday declared that Rahul Gandhi will not be named the party`s prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections due in May.

Jan 16, 2014, 19:51 PM IST

Rahul is Cong candidate for Prime Ministership: Fernandes

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.

Jan 16, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi has all qualities to become PM: Lalu

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.

Jan 16, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Those against Rahul Gandhi within Congress will have to go: Salman Khurshid

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.

Jan 16, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

No Gandhi can save a dead Congress: Maneka Gandhi

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.

Jan 16, 2014, 11:40 AM IST