BJP

  • UPSC CSAT row: NSUI members to protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence today 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Members of the National Students' Union of India will protest outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence in the national capital on Saturday over the Union Public Service Commission CSAT examination row. In a setback to the protesting aspirants, the Arvind Verma committee report submitted to the government has recommended...
  • Doubts surface about Narendra Modi after trade deal scuppered 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to office with a reputation as a business-friendly leader ready to open up one of the world's biggest markets and sweep away the remnants of the country's socialist past. Now potential investors, some of them foreign firms hoping to exploit new opportunities in India's...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay opposes HC ban on e-rickshaws 18 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has objected to the Delhi High Court decision to stop e-rickshaws till August 14. The court has asked the Centre to form policy guidelines for the smooth functioning of e-rickshaws. A day after court decision, Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay said that e-rickshaws would...
  • National Herald case: ED registers preliminary enquiry, trouble for Sonia, Rahul 23 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a preliminary enquiry in the National Herald case in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been accused by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy of cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily. ED...
  • Amid reports of hobnobbing to BJP, Birender removed from Congress Working Committee Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip against its sulking Haryana MP Birender Singh who appears set to join BJP, Congress on Thursday removed him from the party's working committee and sought an explanation from the senior leader asking why he was hobnobbing with the saffron party. Singh, who has raised a...
  • Stop Bihar, UP migrants from settling in Delhi: BJP MP Vijay Goel Yesterday

    New Delhi: The inflow of migrants into Delhi needs to be stopped to solve the problems of the capital, BJP leader Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha as the upper house debated the Delhi budget. "Every day more migrants come to Delhi... Most of them are from Bihar and Uttar...
  • Modi unlikely to visit Lumbini, Janakpur during Nepal trip Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, and Janakpurdham, the birth place of Sita, during his trip to Nepal due to inadequate security arrangements. "So far, we have not included the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Lumbini or Janakpur in the itinerary," said...
  • Upcoming by-polls, Assembly elections crucial: BJP chief Amit Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prepare well for the upcoming by-polls and Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah told party MPs in the Parliamentary Board meeting on Thursday. The newly-appointed party chief reportedly asked his party MPs to gear up as the forthcoming elections were very important for the BJP. Crucial...
  • Rajasthan govt to settle old cases under land ceiling act 2 days ago

    Rajasthan government on Wednesday told the assembly that it would consider expediting settlment of old cases pending under the land ceiling act through a fast track court or any other medium. This was stated by Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore amidst trading of charges between him and a senior...
  • Assembly polls: BJP appoints Dharmendra Pradhan as in-charge of the state 2 days ago

    Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has been made BJP's incharge of elections in Jharkhand where assembly polls are due early next year. BJP President Amit Shah made the appointment and asked Pradhan to take charge of party's Jharkhand poll affairs with immediate effect. Shah also made party MP Bhupinder Yadav as been...
  • BJP demands postponement of UP Subordinate Services Selection exam 2 days ago

    BJP on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to postpone preliminary examination of UP Subordinate Services Selection 2014 slated on August 3 till the time Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) system was not abolished. "UP Public Service Commission should be directed to postpone preliminary examination of subordinate service selection. Till the time CSAT system...
  • Congress condemns BJP leader Prabhat Jha's comment on tomato 2 days ago

    Congress on Wednesday strongly condemned the reported comments of BJP leader Prabhat Jha that tomato was not a poor man's vegetable and said the remarks were reflection of the Centre's "total failure" to rein in the skyrocketing prices of the vegetable. In a joint statement, Delhi Pradesh Congress Chief Arvinder Singh...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA 2 days ago

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a six-member BJP team visited...
  • Is political snooping a reality? 2 days ago

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • BJP to launch multimedia messaging service like WhatsApp for local body elections Yesterday

    The BJP plans to launch a multimedia messaging service on the lines of WhatsApp before the scheduled local body elections. "We are developing a multimedia messaging service on the lines of WhatsApp to be called Bhajapa Samvad Setu," a senior office bearer of the BJP's state level information technology cell said...
  • Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as new army chief on Thursday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as Army Chief had kicked up a row, will on Thursday take over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding General Bikram Singh who is retiring. Suhag was designated as Army Chief in May by the outgoing UPA...
  • Bugging row: BJP slams Congress for raising 'non-issue' 2 days ago

    New Delhi Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday attacked Congress for raking up the matter of alleged bugging of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's residence, terming it as a "non-issue". "Here is a case where Home Minister Rajnath Singh has categorically said that the bugging issue is baseless. I think there...
  • Gehlot's free medicine scheme won't be stopped: Health minister 2 days ago

    The state government on Wednesday assured the House that the Chief Minister Free Medicine Scheme launched by the previous dispensation in government-run hospitals would not be closed but would be linked with a health insurance scheme. Health Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore categorically rejected the supplementary questions of Opposition Congress MLA, Pradhyuman...
  • NDA government issues notices to 16 former UPA ministers for overstaying in bungalows 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Eviction notices have been served to 16 former ministers of the UPA government who have been staying unauthorised in government bungalows for over a month now. Notices have been sent to Kapil Sibal and Farooq Abdullah. Ajit Singh and Sachin Pilot have also been served eviction notices. Urban Development...
  • Live blog: Lalu Prasad-Nitish Kumar press conference 2 days ago

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar have joined hands after almost 20 years to fight a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar. Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United broke away its highly successful alliance with the BJP in 2013 and was routed in the...
  • Tomatoes are for the rich, NDA must not be cornered for price rise: BJP MP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, its Rajya Sabha MP Prabhat Jha on Sunday downplayed the sudden spurt in tomato prices and said that only the wealthy eat tomatoes. Jha said, "Tamatar jinke gaal laal hote hai, jo paise waale hote hai, woh khate hai. Lekin uske...
  • Government denies snooping on Nitin Gadkari, says no truth in reports 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has rejected reports of bugging devices in Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari's office or residence. Following an uproar in Parliament over the issue on Wednesday, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley made statements in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha...
  • Birender Singh meets Amit Shah amid speculation of joining BJP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: On a day when Haryana Power Minister Ajay Yadav quit the Hooda government, senior party leader from the state Birender Singh on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with BJP President Amit Shah, amid speculation that he may join the ruling party ahead of Assembly elections. The meeting was...
  • Opposition set to corner Centre over Gadkari snoopgate issue in Parliament 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The opposition parties are set to corner the government in Parliament on the Nitin Gadkari snooping controversy on Wednesday. The Congress will raise the issue in Parliament when it meets after two days leave in view of Eid celebration. The Congress has issued notice to Lok Sabha Speaker for...
  • US's John Kerry leaves for India for a 3-day visit 3 days ago

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, on Wednesday left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, who is accompanying Kerry on his trip, said...
  • BJP delegation to visit riot-hit Saharanpur today 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: There have been no fresh reports of violence in the riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. A 5-member delegation of the state Bharatiya Janata Party will visit the city later on Wednesday. The delegation includes riot accused BJP leader Suresh Rana who has been charged in the Muzaffarnagar riots case. The...
  • Field trial of GM crops a suggestion, not decision: Javadekar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the...
  • SP govt has failed to check violence, communal clashes: BJP 3 days ago

    BJP on Tuesday alleged that the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has failed completely to check incidents of violence and communal clashes. "People are creating anarchy in a planned manner. Police are being attacked and property damaged. Now incidents of communal clashes in the state are making headlines...
  • BJP decides to take Modi government's achievements to people 3 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday decided to take to the public the achievements of the 60-day Narendra Modi government which, it claimed, has ensured that inflation and prices are in check, besides enhancing the country's image in the world. At a party coordination committee meet chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley,...