Narendra Modi 's chances do not look all that rosy

When Narendra Modi muscled his way to the top echelons of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with his usual chutzpah, he must have presumed that it was only a question of time before he was chosen the party’s prime ministerial candidate. The only known dissenter, L.K. Advani, had been neutralized by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) with the sop of being kicked upstairs to be a mentor. The fiery rath

LK Advani withdraws resignation

24 hours after LK Advani quit all his posts in the BJP, the 85-year-old has withdrawn his resignation, BJP chief Rajnath Singh announced this evening. Rajnath Singh today said that Advani, who had resigned from all leadership positions, has decided to accept the parliamentary board’s request to stay in the core party bodies. “Mohan Bhagwat (RSS chief) has asked him to accept the parliamentary board decision and continmue to guide the

LK Advani resigns from all posts in the BJP

LK Advani, senior BJP leader, has quit all posts in the party, a day after he was over-ruled and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was given a whopping promotion.  Rajnath Singh, BJP President, tweeted:  “I have not accepted Shri Advani ji’s resignation.” “For some time I have been finding myself to reconcile myself with the way the party has been functioning,” he has said in the letter written to BJP president Rajnath Singh,