BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY

  • Will gradually repeal AFSPA from J&K, denotify certain areas under the Act, says CM Mufti Sayeed 3 days ago

    Srinagar: In a statement that could lead to fresh trouble with its ally Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said that his government will gradually repeal the contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. "Keeping in view the improving security scenario, the...
  • BJP MPs asked to be present in House for passage of key bills March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked its members of Parliament (MPs) to remain present all day long in both the Houses for passage of crucial bills. The directive comes as the Land Acquisition Bill is slated to come up in Lok Sabha while the Coal and Mines...
  • Bihar political crisis: BJP walks out from all-party meeting called by state Speaker February 18, 2015

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday boycotted an all-party meeting called by the state Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary ahead of the Assembly session. The Bihar Assembly is scheduled to meet on February 20 for Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to prove his majority. Meanwhile, the Patna High Court will on...
  • RSS leaders in a huddle, discuss reasons for BJP's debacle in Delhi elections February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's severe drubbing in the Delhi assembly elections, party's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is holding a meeting in the national capital to discuss the reasons for the loss. Top party leaders including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, Dattatray Hossbole and Bhaiyya ji Joshi took part...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's 'swachh Delhi abhiyaan', Aam Aadmi Party makes Delhi BJP and Congress 'mukt' February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A tsunami, a clean sweep, a thunderstorm or a duststorm- call it what you may but one thing that is crystal clear is that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has done what no other party has been able to do in the electoral history of India. In a...
  • Counting of votes to start at 8 am, 673 candidates await their fate; AAP senses victory, BJP jittery February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: All across the 70 constituencies of Delhi candidates and their supporters including the voters are eagerly awaiting the results of Assembly elections. While there are 673 candidates in the fray including 63 women, the main contest is between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party with...
  • Delhi election results live: Delhi goes with #5SaalKejriwal, BJP stunned, Kiran Bedi says it's party's loss February 10, 2015

    The main battle in Delhi is between the Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Kiran Bedi. Even though both the AAP and BJP are claiming victory, major exit polls have predicted that the former will form the government in the national capital. ...
  • Bihar Assembly Speaker recognises Nitish Kumar as leader of JDU Legislature Party February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhury on Sunday recognised Nitish Kumar as the leader of the JD(U) Legislature Party. Party leaders will meet the Governor Keshari Nath on Monday again to decide the course of action. But, current Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is not taking this lying...
  • BJP moves EC over AAP using Kiran Bedi's photos on its posters without her permission January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a firm stand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday lodged complaints with the Election Commission against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for using Kiran Bedi's photographs on its posters. "We have lodged four complaints against Arvind Kejriwal alleging violation of model code of conduct. The EC has...
  • Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi invited to join BJP January 23, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended an invite to Malayalam film actor Suresh Gopi for joining the party. The invite was extended by state BJP president V.Muraleedharan, who apprised reporters here Thursday about the formal invitation. "Three months back, I had a talk with him...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: War of words between husband Shashi Tharoor, Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Sunanda Pushkar murder case took an ugly turn on Tuesday with BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor indulging in a war of words. While Swamy clearly stated that Sunanda's husband Tharoor was a part of the murder conspiracy, the former Union minister hit back...
  • Sakshi Maharaj's comments spark controversy: Can Modi rein in fringe elements? January 8, 2015

    Landing his party in yet another controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj appealed to all Hindu women to produce at least four children to protect the religion. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti controversial remark December 2, 2014

    Facing severe criticism over her "Muslims, Christians sons of Ram" remark, Minister of State in the Bharatiya Janata Party led-government Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti apologised in Parliament on Tuesday. ...
  • TMC nullifies Amit Shah's claim, says Mamta Banerjee too strong to defeat November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress continues ahead of the West Bengal Assembly elections 2016. The Trinamool Congress hit back at BJP president Amit Shah and accused the BJP of being involved in the Sahara scam and calling the Sunday rally a "grand flop show". Trinamool...
  • Congress to showcase its political clout on Nehru's 125th anniversary celebration today November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) grand celebrations for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, it's the Congress' turn to show its political might. Utilising the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress is organising a big international conference on the former prime minister's legacy in the national capital...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena decides to send Anil Desai to the Union Cabinet November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Anil Desai, a member of the Rajya Sabha, is likely to be the party's nominee for a berth in the Union Cabinet that will be expanded on Sunday, party leaders indicated on Saturday. "We are waiting for a final decision on the Maharashtra imbroglio. Both the...
  • Anti-national elements damaging image of Indian women: ABVP November 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: BJP's student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) all India president P Murali Manohar said on Saturday that some anti-national elements are trying to damage image of Indian women and culture in the name of freedom and rights. Manohar alleged that anti-national elements and particularly the left oriented organisations, who...
  • Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Sukhbir Singh Badal November 8, 2014

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. Stating that he was personally monitoring the ongoing development projects in the city, he said city residents will get relief from traffic...
  • Laxmikant Parsekar elected unanimously by MLAs, sworn in as Goa CM November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn in as the new Goa Chief Minister at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar earlier held the portfolio of the state Health Minister. An elated Parsekar who has strong RSS links, said, "I am very happy to be elected as the CM". Parsekar...
  • Will focus on development of the state, says new Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra unit head Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. Addressing media personnel after his swearing-in ceremony, Fadnavis said that his whole focus is on development of the state and right to service is one...
  • Uddhav to attend Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony after Amit Shah calls him October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the swearing-in ceremoney of Maharashtra Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Shiv Sena, which had said it will boycott the event. BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis called Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and invited him to the ceremony. Sena chief Udhhav...
  • Birbhum: TMC leaders used their clout to influence the locals, says Rahul Sinha October 30, 2014

    Due to increased attacks on BJP workers in Birbhum district, allegedly by TMC workers, a three-member fact-finding team of the BJP visited Birbhum to assess the situation. BJP leader Rahul Sinha said that the TMC leaders had used their clout to influence the locals. ...
  • Birbhum: BJP workers led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrested for breaking barricades, released on bail October 30, 2014

    Birbhum: The members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's fact-finding team on the attacks on party leaders in Birbhum were on Thursday arrested and then released on bail. The team led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was taken into custody just 4 km ahead of Birbhum as it tried to break barricades. In...
  • Maharashtra: Sena warns BJP against NCP support, says the move will raise questions on its credibility October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A day before the Bharatiya Janata Party government is set to take oath in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamana' has come out with an editorial, warning it against taking the Nationalist Congress Party's support. In the editorial, Sena says that it is a matter of pride that Maharashtra is...
  • BJP faces Hamletian dilemma in Delhi October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems Hamlet is the flavour of the season across political circles of India. The Bharatiya Janata Party, which has emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra, is facing the same dilemma on whether to go with the Shiv Sena or not. The BJP is the single...
  • Black money: Would be wrong if Modi government does cherry picking, says Khurshid October 27, 2014

    The Congress has attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that it is selectively revealing names of people having black money accounts. The Congress has questioned as to why the Centre named only three businessmen having black money accounts and not others. ...
  • It's the beginning of the end for those who have stashed illegal money abroad: BJP October 27, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Monday revealed names of three black money account holders in the Supreme Court. However, the list includes no politicians. But the BJP says that more names will be revealed as per the due procedure. ...
  • Politics over PM Modi's visit to J&K on Diwali, Congress calls it a stunt October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A political fight has broken out over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Diwali. The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore announced by the PM as not being enough. The Congress has called the visit a political stunt. The Congress says that the...
  • No clarity on Maharashtra government yet, Shiv Sena says will attend PM's NDA dinner October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: There is still no clarity over the contours of the new government in Maharashtra though formal talks are set to begin between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena has confirmed that it will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for NDA allies on...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar October 22, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...