BJP

  • BJP takes dig at Congress over Leader of Opposition issue 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday took a dig at Congress over its paltry numbers in Lok Sabha, saying the opposition party has become so weak that the government has to work to give recognition to its leader. In an apparent reference to proposed amendment which will allow the Leader of Congress...
  • TMC-BJP war of words deepens, Mamata questions PM's foreign trips' expense 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stepped up her volley of attacks against the BJP-led government at the Centre on Monday by calling it anti-people. Addressing a rally in Kolkata, the Trinamool Congress chief accused the government of using Central Bureau of Investigation against her party which is under fire...
  • Congress misusing state machinery in Jharkhand: BJP 3 hours 0 minutes ago

    Jamshedpur: BJP on Monday alleged that Congress had been misusing the state machinery for getting electoral gain in the five-phase Assembly polls in Jharkhand beginning on Tuesday. The arrest of party candidate from Daltongunj Manoj Kumar Singh within hours of the AICC supremo Sonia Gandhi's campaign for a state minister and...
  • Jharkhand elections: 8 big fights in Round One 3 hours 21 minutes ago

    The 13 Assembly segments of Jharkhand are going to polls on Tuesday and 199 candidates are in the fray. Fate of turncoats, local heavyweights, Independents, members of royal families and new coalitions are at stake. The political atmosphere is uncertain to such an extent that parties expecting leaders to address...
  • BJP trying to create tension in West Bengal: TMC leader Derek O'Brien 3 hours 39 minutes ago

    Derek O'Brien, member of Parliament for All India Trinamool Congress said that TMC would not allow the Insurance Bill to pass. "Do not need a lecture on patriotism. BJP trying to create tension in West Bengal," said Derek O'Brien. ...
  • Smriti Irani will become the President of India, predicts her astrologer 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani was on Monday seen knocking the door of an astrologer in Bhilwara in Rajasthan. This astrologer is the same person who had predicted some time back that Irani would become a minister. His newest prediction is that the actor-turned-politician will one day...
  • With no clarity on Article 370, BJP delays release of J&K poll manifesto 5 hours 27 minutes ago

    Srinagar: With just a day to go for the first phase of polls for Jammu and Kashmir, there is still no clarity within the Bharatiya Janata Party on Article 370 which has delayed releasing of its manifesto. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there should be a debate on Article 370....
  • Parliament adjourned for the day after sitting MP Murli Deora's obit reference: As it happened 7 hours 15 minutes ago

    The winter session of Parliament has begun on Monday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was confident that opposition will play a positive role. The government is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session. ...
  • Confident that opposition will play a positive role in Parliament: PM Modi 7 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hopeful of a productive, fruitful session as his government is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session, including foreign direct investment hike in insurance. Addressing the media, Modi exuded...
  • Digvijaya takes a dig at Chidambaram, says a non-Gandhi leader can fight AICC presidential elections 7 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Fissures within the Congress are becoming more apparent with each passing day and now party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has taken a dig at senior leader P Chidambaram by saying that any party leader can fight elections for becoming its chief. Singh has said that no one has stopped...
  • J&K elections: BJP holds Congress responsible for problems 9 hours 5 minutes ago

    Jammu: BJP on Sunday held Congress responsible for all the problems in Jammu and Kashmir as the party expressed hope that the people of the state will give a decisive mandate to the party to form the next government. "Congress is responsible for all the problems in Jammu and Kashmir. They...
  • Parliament to witness stormy winter session, Modi government aims to take up 37 bills 9 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the winter session of Parliament begins on Monday, it is expected to be a stormy one. The government aims to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session, including Foreign Direct Investment hike in insurance. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has already...
  • Haryana ministers assure toll fee exemption in Gurgaon 10 hours 1 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 18 hours 23 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 19 hours 37 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 21 hours 53 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 21 hours 58 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 23 hours 1 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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' Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...