BJP

  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • BJP should treat J&K government as a challenge and not be apologetic: Jitendra Singh 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    Katra: Asking the BJP leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to focus on fulfilling the expectations and aspirations of the people, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said instead of being apologetic about being in government with PDP, the party should treat it as a challenge. "Instead of being apologetic, we should treat it...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address a workshop of Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides...
  • As Congress ups the ante, Modi to address BJP MPs on Government's welfare schemes 11 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address a workshop of BJP MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides with the...
  • Land Bill classroom: Experts talk about points of debate and controversy 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, experts talk about the points of conflict regarding the issue. ...
  • I am a hard nut to crack: Smriti Irani 13 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "I am a hard nut to crack," says HRD Minister Smriti Irani who also asserts that she is "too fat" to be cut to size. The 39-year-old minister, who is in the eye of many a controversy including being accused of saffronising education, dismisses sugestions that she was getting...
  • Congress activists hold protest against Jammu and Kashmir government, Centre 15 hours 18 minutes ago

    Jammu: Several activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Saturday held a protest on Jammu against the state government and the Centre, alleging that both the Central and Mufti Sayeed governments have been supporting anti-national forces in the state. "The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the...
  • 60 per cent voting amid violence in Kolkata civic polls 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Amid claims of widespread violence by the opposition and rebuttal by West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday witnessed around 60 per cent turnout at the close of voting. Calling the polls a "farce", the Communist Party of India-Marxist led Left Front, the...
  • Lok Janshakti Party leader faces case for vulgar pictures of Smriti Irani 15 hours 55 minutes ago

    Patna: A case was lodged against a Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader in Bihar's Samastipur district on Saturday for allegedly circulating vulgar pictures of union Minister Smriti Irani on WhatsApp messenger. "An FIR was lodged with us (over vulgar pictures of Irani) and it made LJP leader Umashankar Mishra as the...
  • Srinagar: PDP expresses grief over death of youngster in Budgam 16 hours 9 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed grief over the death of a youngster in security forces firing in Budgam district and appealed to the forces to follow standard operating procedure. "Bullets are no answer to stones and it is high time for the forces to...
  • Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab to attend Congress rally in Delhi 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will participate in Congress's farmers rally in Delhi on Sunday against the Centre's land acquisition bill. "Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will join the Kisan rally in national capital tomorrow," Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa said in Chandigarh on Saturday. As many as 300 buses...
  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi 16 hours 18 minutes ago

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill 16 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • Gujarat's mandatory voting law is unconstitutional: Congress 17 hours 30 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress has written to the Gujarat government-appointed committee that the state law providing for mandatory voting is unconstitutional and unclear, and it should not be enforced. Governor OP Kohli gave assent to the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2009 in November 2014. It makes it mandatory to vote...
  • PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the Capital early on Saturday morning after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay...
  • India will be the global workforce hub in a few years: PM Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Canadian leadership and locals for the rousing reception he recieved in Canada. "Whatever resources India needs can be found in Canada. Canada joined in the celebrations when BJP came to power. Youth of India is it's biggest strength," said PM Modi in his speech. ...
  • Is the PDP government serious in dealing with separatists? Yesterday

    Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. ...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals Yesterday

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Masarat Alam is a guest of J&K government, might have been served biryani, says Digvijaya Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress leader and General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday sparked off a row by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab, separatist leader Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Jammu and Kashmir government should tell under what sections have Masarat Alam and...
  • PM Modi 'adamant' about passing land acquisition bill: Ahmed Patel Yesterday

    New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "adamant and arrogant" about passing the land acquisition bill, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday recalled an episode from the Mahabharata in which Duryodhana had refused to give five villages to the Pandavas. Addressing Congress...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi over sabbatical Yesterday

    Lucknow: Taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his 56-day sabbatical, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that ups and downs are part of politics but for the first time he has seen a leader "going missing" after poll drubbing. "Ups and downs are part of...
  • Take welfare schemes to grassroots level: Amit Shah to North Eastern leaders Yesterday

    Dimapur: As part of efforts to strengthen the party in northeastern states, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday exhorted party leaders in Dimapur to take developmental schemes enumerated by the Narendra Modi government to grassroots level and monitor them to keep a check on corruption. On the second day of his...
  • AAP to work with Delhi government to tackle graft Yesterday

    New Delhi: In line with its poll promise of making the national capital country's first "corruption-free city", Aam Aadmi Party has decided to work in tandem with the Delhi government to strengthen its efforts to weed out graft. Days after the AAP government launched the anti-corruption helpline, the party said it...
  • Rahul Gandhi will meet farmers from different states on April 18 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Back after his sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Rahul's meeting with farmers will be held a day before the Congress' 'kisan-khet...
  • BJP welcomes Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, says won't compromise on national security Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday welcomed the arrest of Kashmiri separatist leader and All India Hurriyat Conference hardliner Masarat Alam after the Jammu and Kashmir government bowed to Centre's pressure. Alam has been arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act after he waved Pakistan flags to greet...
  • Government would protect interests of agriculture: M Venkaiah Naidu 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Dismissing the opposition's charge that the NDA government had adopted anti-farmer policies, BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the BJP-led government would not do anything that hurts the interests of agriculture. Addressing a meeting with farmers' associations in Hyderabad, he said the Land Acquisition Bill...
  • Kashmiri separatists Masarat Alam, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatists and Hurriyat hardliners Masarat Alam and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have been put under house arrest ahead of their proposed rally in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir. The duo was put under house arrest after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans...
  • Merger of 'Janata Parivar' offshoots a fraud: Ram Vilas Paswan 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday termed as "fraud" the merger of six 'Janata Parivar' offshoots and wondered if it was for real as the new party was without a name, flag and symbol. "Janata Parivar is a fraud. Intentions of its leaders are not clean and they...