BJP issues showcause notice to Ram Jethmalani

The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday issued a showcause notice to its suspended senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani for publicly speaking against beleaguered party president Nitin Gadkari. “The parliamentary board discussed the anti-party actions of Ram Jethmalani. The parliamentary party found appropriate the decision of party president Nitin Gadkari […]

Jethmalani backs Modi as PM, writes to Gadkari

Maverick lawyer-politician Ram Jethmalani caused a flutter in the BJP on Wednesday by openly coming out in support of Narendra Modi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate in 2014. The noted lawyer, who is a Rajya Sabha member of the BJP, wrote a letter to party president Nitin Gadkari asking for a debate in the […]

We are not anti-Muslim or anti-Dalit: Nitin Gadkari

BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Saturday asserted that his party was not anti-Muslim or anti-Dalit but had been victim of “false propaganda”, clearly carrying forward the campaign to reach out to sections which are seen as outside the party’s vote bank. “It is our misfortune, image versus reality and ground reality versus perception. We are […]

After brief detention, Kejriwal vows to gherao PM’s residence

New Delhi: Erstwhile Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and five others on Sunday were released after being detained for just over an hour by the Delhi Police for protesting outside the residences of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and Congress and BJP party presidents. All the six — Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Kumar Vishas, Sanjay […]