Janata Party

  • Congress questions Amit Shah's elevation to BJP chief's post July 9, 2014

    The Congress on Wednesday said that the BJP has exposed itself by making Amit Shah, a tainted leader, the party's chief. "We are indifferent to this. Someone who was tainted and has various criminal records has been chosen. They have exposed themselves," said Congress leader Renuka Choudhary. ...
  • Watch: Celebrations outside BJP office in Ahmedabad as Amit Shah made party chief July 9, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday announced Amit Shah as the new party President. The announcement was made by the party's Parliamentary Board which met on Wednesday to nominate Shah. ...
  • Railways needs to be depoliticised: Dinesh Trivedi July 8, 2014

    Former Railway Minister Dineh Trivedi had to step down after facing flak for increasing rail fares. "We should stop politicising Indian Railways. It's a sad affair that the same BJP had criticised the fare hike. We should have a national policy on railways," Trivedi said. ...
  • PM should apologise for Gopal Subramanium row: Congress July 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing flak for the showdown between his government and the Chief Justice of India over Gopal Subramanium. "It's unprecedented for a judge to come out and speak in this manner. PM should come out and apologise. The Law Ministry is not correct if it's saying...
  • BJP's definition of 'good days' coming out now: Congress on price rise July 1, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is facing criticism for further burdening the common man with another hike in fuel prices. Petrol prices were hiked by Rs 1.69 per litre from midnight. ...
  • Watch: Police lathicharge BJP youth wing members protesting outside UP Assembly June 30, 2014

    The youth wing of the BJP protested outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday against the failing law and order situation in the state. The BJP workers also protested against power cuts, poor development in the state, price rise and inflation. Police used water canons and tear gas to disperse...
  • Every MP shouldn't speak to the media, it's the party spokesperson's job: MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar June 28, 2014

    Newly elected BJP MPs are attending a two-day orientation programme in Surajkund, Haryana. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned MPs against loose talk in front of the media. ...
  • National Herald case: Will the law catch-up with top Congress leadership? June 26, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • Nihal Chand case: Can a Minister accused of rape be allowed to continue in the Cabinet? June 18, 2014

    Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party as a woman who has alleged she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand three years ago, has called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove him from the Cabinet. ...
  • Before polls it was 'har ghar Modi', now it's 'har ghar mombatti': Congress on Delhi power crisis June 14, 2014

    The political battle over the power crisis in Delhi continues. Congress leader Rashid Alvi blamed the BJP for the crisis saying, "Before elections, we kept hearing the slogan har har Modi (Modi in every household). Now it has become har ghar mombatti (candle in every household)" ...
  • Watch: BJP MP Devjibhai dances outside Parliament June 5, 2014

    Surendranagar BJP MP Devjibhai Fatehpura danced outside Parliament on Thursday before being sworn in. MP Manoj Tiwari was also seen singing outside Parliament. ...
  • What next for BJP in Maharashtra after Gopinath Munde's death? June 3, 2014

    A pall of gloom descended on the Parli Vaijnath town in the Beed district of Marathwada region in Maharashtra as the news of the demise of its most illustrious son Gopinath Munde trickled on Tuesday morning. People came on to the streets in small groups as the news of the...
  • Watch: Harsh Vardhan remembers Gopinath Munde, breaks down June 3, 2014

    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was among the first few people who got to know about Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde's accident. He speaks to CNN-IBN about what was the turn of events. ...
  • Gopinath Munde has left a vacuum that can't be filled: Kirron Kher June 3, 2014

    BJP MP Kirron Kher said, "Mundeji, like his brother in law Pramod Mahajan ji, was one of the tallest leaders in Maharashtra. He has left behind a vacuum that is hard to fill." ...
  • Watch: Top BJP, Opposition leaders pay homage to Gopinath Munde June 3, 2014

    Leaders across party lines paid homage to Rural development Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident in Delhi. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi joined top BJP leaders at the BJP headquarters in paying homage to Munde. ...
  • Watch: Leaders across party lines condole Gopinath Munde's death June 3, 2014

    Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning. The accident took place when Munde was on his way to the IGI airport to fly to Mumbai. ...
  • Watch: Sequence of events that led to Gopinath Munde's death June 3, 2014

    Union Minister Gopinath Munde died after he met with an accident in Delhi early on Tuesday morning. His car, a Maruti SX4, was hit by a Tata Indica after which Munde was rushed to the AIIMS trauma centre and was declared dead. ...
  • Advani, Joshi still capable of taking up any responsibility: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha May 31, 2014

    The first open criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's age cut-off for ministers within the BJP has come from Shatrughan Sinha. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, the senior leader said LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are still capable of taking up any responsibility. ...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday evening. Modi began his day by paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. ...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's full speech at the BJP parliamentary party meet May 20, 2014

    An emotional Narendra Modi broke down in Parliament on Tuesday after he was unanimously elected as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Modi hailed the strength of the democracy saying that the son of a poor man was now on the verge of becoming the Prime Minister of the...
  • Watch: Preparations on in full swing for Modi's visit to Varanasi May 17, 2014

    Ahead of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's visit to the temple town of Varanasi, security has been hiked. Preparations are on in full swing at the ghaat where Modi will perform the Ganga aarti on Saturday evening. ...
  • Watch: BJP workers celebrate across the nation as NDA crosses 272 mark May 16, 2014

    As the NDA crossed the 272 mark, BJP workers have begun celebrations with dhol, laddoos, firecrackers across the country. ...
  • Watch: Celebrations, dhol and firecrackers at the BJP office in Delhi May 16, 2014

    The BJP as per the leads seems to be making a clean sweep in the national capital Delhi. Celebrations with dhol, laddoos, firecrackers have already begun at the party headquarters in Delhi. ...
  • Watch: What future are Varanasi residents hoping for May 15, 2014

    Exit polls are giving Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a thumbs up. CNN-IBN's Priyanka Dube finds out what the common man in Varanasi, from where Modi is contesting, thinks. "This time we will have Narendra Modi as our PM. We have seen other parties, now BJP should...
  • Watch: What Varanasi astrologers are predicting for Modi May 15, 2014

    While numerical projections are coming ahead of the verdict, there are many others who are doing some crystal ball gazing. Astrologers in Varanasi told CNN-IBN's Priyanka Dube what the stars hold for BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Preparations on at BJP office for counting day, Congress HQ deserted May 15, 2014

    With the exit poles predicting contrasting fortunes for the BJP and the Congress, CNN-IBN's Meenakshi Upreti does a mood check at the two party offices in the capital. As most exit polls have given a clean majority to the BJP-led NDA, massive preparations have started at the BJP office. In...
  • NDA will get more than 300 seats in Lok Sabha: MP CM May 14, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has predicted that the NDA will get 300 plus seats on Friday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Chouhan said that the mood of the nation will only get better once Narendra Modi will become the Prime Minister. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? May 13, 2014

    The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi,...
  • Good that India, US can begin a new innings: BJP May 13, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has welcomed the US President's statement that he is looking forward to working with the new government. "It is best not to carry any old baggage. It is good that both America and India can begin a new innings on a happy note," said BJP leader...
  • Modi's video message a clear poll code violation: Congress member May 12, 2014

    Congress's legal cell head KC Mittal said that the EC must act against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi for his video message on poll day. "We have asked the EC to register an FIR against Modi under Section 126 of the RP Act. This is a clear violation of the...