BJP expresses solidarity with Lankan Tamils

BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Thursday expressed his party’s solidarity with the Tamils in Sri Lanka who have accused Colombo of discrimination. Rajnath’s statement followed his meeting with colleagues from the Tamil Nadu unit, Pon Radhakrishnan, L A Ganeshan and K M Lakshmanan, who apprised him of their assessment of the situation of Sri Lankan […]

Rajnath Singh blames UPA’s faulty economic policy for price rise

BJP president Rajnath Singh today blamed the UPA government’s economic policy, poor planning and corruption for the spiralling prices of essential commodities. “Ever since the Manmohan Singh government came to power prices have been rising, but during the NDA government between 1998 and 2004 despite economic sanctions they had remained in check,” Singh said addressing […]

President’s speech would have failed CAG audit: BJP

NEW DELHI: BJP chief Rajnath Singh led the opposition attack on the government on Wednesday, saying the President’s address was disappointing and that UPA had failed to tackle low agricultural growth, inflation, corruption and relations with neighbours. “The government has tried to set its political agenda for the polls through the President’s address but it […]

Don’t build castles in the air, Rajnath tells UPA government

No, we have made India a model for the world, says Chacko   The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday termed the President’s address to Parliament “disappointing” and charged the government with failure on several fronts — from low agricultural growth, farmers’ plight, price rise and national security to corruption and relations with neighbours.   “The […]

Jagadish Shettar will be BJP’s CM candidate for Karnataka Polls

NEW DELHI: Jagadish Shettar will be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in the Karnataka Assembly polls, Rajnath Singh said today, even as he downplayed the issue of corruption that has plagued the party-led government in the southern state. Singh, who was addressing a Bangalore rally through video conferencing after his aircraft developed some snag and […]

Highlights: We will not Destabilise the Government, says Rajnath Singh

New Delhi:Speaking to NDTV’s Rahul Shrivastava, BJP President Rajnath Singh said his party is the alternative credible party to form the next government at the Centre, but it would not destabilise the government. Here are the highlights of Mr Singh’s interview: BJP is the alternative credible party and we will benefit in the upcoming elections. […]

Rajnath Singh launches tirade against Congress

The BJP-led NDA is bound to return to power at the Centre and the Congress-led UPA government will pay the price for its “failures” in the next parliamentary elections, BJP national president Rajnath Singh has said. The first step in this direction will be the BJP getting a clear majority in the Assembly elections in […]

Communal BJP is Congress propaganda: Rajnath Singh

BJP national president Rajnath Singh took a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accusing him of being a mute spectator to corruption, falling rupee, spiralling inflation and unemployment. Launching the election campaign for 2014, Singh tried to reach out to all communities. He said branding of the BJP as a communal party is a Congress […]