BJP

  • Haryana ministers assure toll fee exemption in Gurgaon 12 minutes ago

    Gurgaon: Haryana cabinet minister Rao Narbir Singh and Minister of State Vikram Thekedar on Sunday assured the local populace of exemption from toll charges for their vehicles passing through Kherki Daula on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. Narbir Singh said, "We will ensure that people from villages near Kherki Daula gate should be...
  • Shiv Sena: 'Principal opposition' in Maharashtra, BJP ally at Centre 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amid reports of a possible rapprochement between BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, a senior Sena leader on Sunday said that his party would fully support Government agenda in Parliament session beginning on Monday and rumblings in Maharashtra will have no bearing on their relationship at the Centre....
  • Muslims in India more prosperous than in Pakistan: BJP 9 hours 47 minutes ago

    Poonch: Ahead of Assembly polls, BJP on Sunday attempted to strike a chord with the Muslim population here in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Muslims in India were more prosperous as compared to the Muslims living in Pakistan. "Muslims living in India are more prosperous than the Muslims living in Pakistan...
  • Opposition parties likely to unite against Centre on passage of FDI in Insurance Bill 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA government is likely to have a tough time getting the FDI in Insurance Bill passed in Parliament in the upcoming Winter Session. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has already announced that it would hold demonstrations against raising FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent. After...
  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand 12 hours 8 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...
  • Local BJP leader held for TMC worker's murder 13 hours 12 minutes ago

    Suri (WB): Local BJP leader Sadai Sheikh was arrested in connection with the murder of Trinamool Congress worker Mojammel Sheikh in the restive Parui area of Birbhum district, the police said on Sunday. Mojammel was one of the three persons killed at Makra village under Parui police station during a turf...
  • If nation knows how much black money is spent by BJP, it will be blacklisted, says Trinamool Congress 14 hours 37 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, facing flak from opposition over the alleged involvement of some of its leaders in the Saradha chit fund scam, on Sunday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley for critical comments about the party and its chief Mamata Banerjee. The party, which has already announced that it would...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 14 hours 38 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Coal India trade unions call off strike in victory for PM Modi 14 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The labour unions of state-run Coal India have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms. Coal India holds a monopoly on commercial coal...
  • Arun Jaitley slams Congress for hurting economy, 'in power and as opposition' 15 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing India's stature globally with his successful three-nation visit even as he accused the Congress of damaging the economy both while in government and as an opposition party. He also said he was "deeply disappointed" with...
  • Former BJP ally Shiv Sena to be the 'principal opposition' party in Maharashtra Assembly 15 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will play the role of principal Opposition in the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly beginning December 8, party leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday said. "I have no knowledge of any talks between my party and BJP. As of now, we are an opposition party and will...
  • Jharkhand polls: Congress, BJP workers clash in Daltonganj after Sonia's rally 16 hours 29 minutes ago

    Daltonganj: A scuffle broke out between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Daltonganj in Jharkahnd on Sunday. The scuffle broke out after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally. The BJP workers also faced-off with police. Several party workers have been detained. ...
  • Trinamool Congress ups the ante, decides to skip another all-party meet called by Venkaiah Naidu 17 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day before the winter session of Parliament, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante as it has decided to skip the all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. The TMC will skip another all-party meeting called by MoS Personnel on the UPSC language...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important 18 hours 22 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress 18 hours 50 minutes ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Daltonganj in Jharkhand earlier on Sunday where she urged the people to vote for her party. "The UPA government had given crores of rupees for the welfare and development of the state. Unfortunately the BJP government hasn't even used that money," said Sonia. ...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion, says BJP minister 21 hours 42 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said that the estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the Assembly starts on December 8. The Sena, on the other hand, said it was firm on the demand of a...
  • J&K elections: Confident of winning 45 to 50 seats, says PDP's Mehbooba Mufti 22 hours 28 minutes ago

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is slated to address an election rally in Handwara on Sunday. On the other hand, his arch rival Mehbooba Mufti will be in Homesh-alibug. She has ruled out an alliance with the BJP, calling the party divisive ahead of the first...
  • Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power Yesterday

    Dhanbad: The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers. Subsequently, Suraj Deo Singh took over and started an organisation called the...
  • Mamata needs to answer charges leveled against her party, says BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh Yesterday

    Mamata Banerjee needs to answer the charges leveled against her party leadership under the Saradha chit fund scam. Unfortunately, she has no answers, and is therefore trying to raise a different kind of bogey - she's either trying to raise a communalism vs secularism bogey, said BJP leaders Siddharth Nath...
  • Watch: Battle for Jharkhand Yesterday

    The 81 Assembly seats of Jharkhand goes to election next week in five phase polls. In this election special show, watch the issues haunting Jharkhand and what keeps the state from developing. ...
  • Trinamool to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata Yesterday

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence. Describing her strategy for the winter session of...
  • J&K polls: BJP won't make Article 370 a poll issue, says Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter. "As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are...
  • Mamata dares Centre to impose President's rule, arrest her Yesterday

    Kolkata: A day after the arrest of an MP of her party in connection with the Saradah scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday launched a blistering attack against the Modi government, accusing it of "selective vendetta" against her and the party and dared the Centre to impose...
  • Centre committed to free Waqf properties of encroachment: Najma Yesterday

    Chennai: Centre is committed to free Waqf properties of encroachment and develop them with the help of a "strong legislation", Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla said on Saturday. "In the last standing committee meeting (in this regard), all members cutting across political lines supported a strong legislation. As soon as...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah refutes Modi's allegations of corruption Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday refuted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations of corruption in the state. Omar questioning Modi's allegations said, "Had we actually been corrupt would people give us so much support?" Modi in his election rally asked people of Jammu and Kashmir to punish...
  • Sarada chit-fund scam: Mamata Banerjee refutes BJP allegations, says journalists are not God Yesterday

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Reacting to the BJP's allegation of her involvement in the scam, the Cm said, "BJP has bought over media; journalists are not God." The TMC chief also questioned...
  • J&K polls: Modi assures to solve Kashmiri refugees' issues, asks people to punish NC, PDP Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he will solve the Kashmir refugee issue if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power. "I will solve problems of refugees that have been existing for 50 years," the Prime Minister said. While addressing an election rally in...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy Yesterday

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • Devendra Fadnavis hopeful of breakthrough in talks with Shiv Sena Yesterday

    New Delhi: Voicing confidence of a breakthrough in talks with Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said it has been a friend of BJP and the two parties will remain friends in the future. "Shiv Sena has always been a friend and in future we will be friends,"...
  • Live: Will solve all issues of Kashmiri refugees, says PM Modi in Kishtwar Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Riding high on Modi wave, the state BJP unit expects that the PM's speech will be enough to drum up support for the party in the assembly polls. The Assembly polls in the...