L K Advani

Varun Gandhi meets Advani, urged to respect SC order

Varun Gandhi meets Advani, urged to respect SC orderNew Delhi, Apr. 18 : Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi met senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Saturday for the first time since his release from the Etah District Jail on Thursday.

During their meeting, Advani reportedly told Varun to respect the undertaking he had put before the Supreme Court.

According to sources, Varun thanked Advani for his support while he was under arrest and in Etah jail.

Advani calls Osama Obama Bin Laden

L K AdvaniMumbai, Apr 17 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani on Friday uttered the name ‘Obama bin Laden’ instead of ‘Osama bin Laden’.

Addressing a press conference here, Advani said the US has realized that even Al-Qaeda Chief Obama Bin Laden could have his secret funds in Swiss banks for terrorist activities.

“After 9/11 terror attacks, the United States has realized that not just the buccaneers in business but even Obama Bin Laden could also hide his funds in secret havens and use them to bomb the world,” Advani slips tongue calling Osama Obama Bin Laden.

Advani raises poll pitch, targets Congress

Advani raises poll pitch, targets CongressNew Delhi, Apr. 17: The Bharatiya Janata Party''s (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani today demanded that the UPA Government should make efforts to bring back the black money deposited by Indians in foreign banks and also raise the issue at an upcoming G-20 meet.

Advani, who was unveiling a report of a four-member task force of the party formed to look into the issue of Indian black money in foreign banks, said it was more dangerous than the black money circulated inside the country.

Advani becomes new ‘slipper’ gate target

Advani becomes new ‘slipper’ gate targetKatni (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 16 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani became the latest `slipper' gate target on Thursday.

Pawan Agarwal, a BJP worker, threw slipper at Advani today.

Agarwal has been arrested and is being questioned by the police.

Earlier, a retired school principal had thrown a shoe at Congress MP Navin Jindal in Kurukshetra.

Rajpal, a former teacher, hurled his shoe while he was addressing party workers.

Sonia Gandhi calls Advani a slave of the RSS

Sonia Gandhi calls Advani a slave of the RSSBidar (Karnataka), Apr 15 : Continuing her attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday termed him a "slave of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)".

Addressing an election rally here, Sonia Gandhi called Advani incompetent and a leader who couldn''t take decisions on his own.

"It is Advani, who is a slave of the RSS because he wants to protect his chair. This is the reason why he fulfills each and every wish of the RSS," claimed Gandhi.

Advani skips PM''s farewell dinner for Chatterjee

Advani skips PM''s farewell dinner for ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Apr. 15 : Leader of Opposition L K Advani skipped a farewell dinner for former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Tuesday evening.

Advani's skipping of the dinner comes amid a bitter war of words between him and Dr. Singh.

Advani has described Singh as the weakest Prime Minister the country has seen, while Singh has countered by saying he would not like to give Advani the privilege of being an alternative Prime Minister by joining a debate with him.