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  • BJP criticises TRS government on 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' 57 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort here. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic...
  • Lessons from bypoll results - Public Memory is short but not always sweet! 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    The recent Parliament and bypolls have brought out one thing conclusively, which is the impatience of people. People wait long to form an opinion and once formed they act on it quickly. They do not care much for reputations, caste- calculations, dynasty factor etc. Their aspirations and fears are paramount and...
  • Amit Shah says talks with Shiv Sena still on, hopes for a BJP government in Maharashtra 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Even as there are resports of the Bharatiya janata Party bowing before the Shiv Sena over seat sharing, there is still no clarity over the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance talks in Maharashtra. BJP President Amit Shah has now indicated that it is not a done deal yet. Shah said that...
  • It's not fair to compare two great leaders, says Rashid Alvi 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said that if Sardar Vallabhai Patel had been entrusted with the task of integrating Jammu and Kashmir with India, instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, there would have been no Kashmir problem. Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said, "It's not fair to compare two great leaders. BJP...
  • Absence of Deshmukh-Munde being felt in Maharashtra Assembly elections 6 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai:Following the sad demise of stalwarts like former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Gopinath Munde, the only well respected mass leader of the BJP in Maharashtra, the state assembly election for both the Congress-NCP combine and the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is facing a leadership crisis. Election management skills of both...
  • Ties with BJP strong but CM candidate will be from Shiv Sena, says Sanjay Raut 7 hours 5 minutes ago

    Mumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's climbdown on its demand for fighting 135 seats in the Maharashtra elections, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that ties between both the parties are strong. However, speaking to CNN-IBN, he added that the Maharashtra Chief Ministerial candidate will be from the Shiv...
  • Hema Malini sparks a controversy, says widows from Bengal, Bihar should not crowd Mathura 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mathura: Another Bharatiya Janata Party leader, actor-turned-politician Hema Malini, has now stoked a controversy with her statements. The BJP MP from Mathura said that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd the holy city and should stay in their own states instead. "If they (widows) are not from here...
  • BJP bows before Shiv Sena, to contest 119 seats instead of 135 in Maharashtra elections 9 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: After the seat-sharing controversy between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari met the Maharashtra BJP leaders in Mumbai on Wednesday night. The party leaders have bowed down to the Shiv Sena from the 135-seat demand and sent a list of...
  • JDU warns of attempts for imposition of 'Pakistan model' in India 19 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country. "Some people say Hinduism is in danger. There is no other country in the...
  • Don't be disheartened by the bypoll results, Shah tells BJP workers 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Boosting the enthusiasm in his partymen, BJP chief Amit Shah said that the recent bypoll results should not be given importance and BJP will sweep the upcoming assembly elections of Maharashtra and Harayana. ...
  • Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP 'misrule' 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's "100 days of misrule" insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect "people's anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government". The slide of the ruling party was a "significant trend" that will gather momentum...
  • Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost seats in bypoll elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - states where it swept the Lok Sabha elections - Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the party should consider bringing back her son and Sultanpur MP Varun...
  • BJP's Lalitha Kumarmangalam is new National Commission for Women chairperson Yesterday

    New Delhi: Member of BJP's national executive Lalitha Kumarmangalam was on Wednesday appointed the chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). "Kumarmangalam has been appointed as the NCW chairperson and we would like to welcome her," Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said, days after she had disapproved...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: 12 key seats which will see a tough contest Yesterday

    New Delhi: With just 90 Assembly constituencies, Haryana is not a big state but its politics is extremely competitive with a host of regional parties having the power to change the fortunes of their bigger rivals. The state has seen a small group of families - the Chautalas, Lals and...
  • Hate speeches must stop, says NCM Chairman Yesterday

    The National Commission for Minorities has passed a resolution, seeking a public statement from the government reassuring minorities of their rights of safety and equality. Speaking to CNN-IBN, NCM Chairman Dr Naseem Ahmad says irresponsible comments from leaders will have a bearing on results. ...
  • Shiv Sena reacts sharply to BJP's performance in bypolls, says one's feet should be on ground Yesterday

    Mumbai: After a dismal performance by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Assembly bypolls, its ally Shiv Sena has reacted sharply to it and said that this was a big lesson for Maharashtra Assembly elections. In an article in the party's mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said, "This is a big lesson for...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • People have started voting for 'Modi-free' India: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the bypoll verdict, Congress on Tuesday had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that within 100 days of his rule, people have started voting for a 'Modi-free India". Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi also said on Twitter that BJP chief Amit...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP's Laxmikant Bajpai blames SP for communal clashes in UP, love jihad Yesterday

    BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Laxmikant Bajpai has accused the ruling Samajwadi Party of trying to divide people on the basis of religion in the state Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bajpai said, "BJP has won polls on the basis of governance and that remains our plank." ...
  • BJP's polarisation strategy fails in UP, SP makes a comeback, Congress recovers in bypolls Yesterday

    Just months after its biggest ever victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday faced a big jolt when the results of bypolls in 32 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats was announced. The BJP's polarisation formula seems to have worked in favour of its...
  • News 360: BJP gets bypoll shock before assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana Yesterday

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • By-poll results positive, would push seat-deal with NCP: Congress Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit of Congress on Tuesday said that by-election results from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Tuesday were a morale-booster for the party cadre, and would also lead to speedy finalisation of seats-sharing deal with the NCP for the coming assembly elections in the state. ...
  • Bypoll results: Wake up call for the BJP? Yesterday

    Bharatiya Janata Party which ruled the roost in Lok Sabha elections got a kind of wake up call with the bypoll results as the party has suffered major setbacks in key states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. ...
  • BJP's defeat in Rajasthan not surprising: Ashok Gehlot Yesterday

    As Congress bagged three out of the four seats that went to bypolls, former CM Ashok Gehlot took a dig at BJP saying, "Results are not surprising, there is anger among people against govt for not delivering." BJP won just one seat. ...
  • Modi government's honeymoon period over: Congress on bypoll results Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday termed the results of Assembly bypolls, in which BJP suffered major reverses, as "good omen" for the secular forces and said it should ring alarm bells in the saffron party as people have rejected the "politics of polarisation". Saying that "Modi government's honeymoon period with...
  • Bypoll results: Has BJP's strategy of polarising electorate backfired? Yesterday

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • Bypoll jolt to BJP after massive win in Lok Sabha polls 2 days ago

    The BJP has received a jolt in the bypolls ahead of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana. In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP which almost swept the Lok Sabha polls has managed to win just 2 out of total 11 assembly seats that went to by-polls. The ruling Samajwadi Party has...
  • BJP wrests Silchar from Congress in Assam bypoll 2 days ago

    Nagaon/Silchar: Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam. The election office here said that BJP's Dilip Kumar Paul wrested Silchar from the Congress by defeating its nominee...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath defensive, says not allowed to campaign in all bypoll seats 2 days ago

    Reeling from the loss of bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party's star camapaigner Yogi Adityanath has pegged the blame on the fact that he was not allowed to campaign in all 10 bypoll seats. "I haven't seen the results but they are dependent on a lot of factors. I...