BJP is the only nationalist party, says V.K. Singh
The BJP is the only “nationalist” party while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is “anti—nationalist”, BJP candidate and former Army chief V.K. Singh said on Thursday. General Singh said that he was not taking Ghaziabad’s AAP candidate Shazia Ilmi seriously.
BJP attacks with film, gas ‘leak’
Arvind Kejriwal’s sniper shots at Narendra Modi have drawn return fire — a film-and-note pincer attack from the BJP. The party today launched a two-pronged offensive, releasing a hurriedly assembled short film on the AAP leader’s “blunders” while Modi’s team “leaked” a note selectively that “answered” Kejriwal’s allegations on gas pricing in the Krishna-Godavari Basin.
BJP may field Uma against Sonia, Smriti against Rahul
The BJP is all set to field former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli, and is considering fielding its Rajya Sabha MP and popular TV actor Smriti Irani against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.
Pawar hits Modi with Gujarat ‘slowdown’ stick
NCP president Sharad Pawar alleged Thursday Gujarat’s growth rate had “slowed down” since the BJP came to power in 1995. The remark marks a strategic shift in the NCP’s equations with Narendra Modi. Pawar had not long ago praised Modi’s administrative abilities.
RSS to start door-to-door campaign
The RSS is clearly not leaving the Lok Sabha campaigning in the national capital to the BJP alone. Armed with inputs on each booth, the RSS has decided to start full-fledged campaigning in the city, including door-to-door canvassing.