Articles about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

14 Oct 2021

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak Wednesday visited the families of two victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

13 Oct 2021

Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

In an awkward incident, two Congress leaders in Karnataka were caught on camera discussing the alleged corruption by the party's state unit chief DK Shivakumar.

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

11 Oct 2021

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

Amid soaring fuel prices in the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli on Monday said that fuel prices are rising due to free COVID-19 vaccines.

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

The Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh is trying to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State (Home Affairs) Ajay Mishra.

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

11 Oct 2021

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

In a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttarakhand, state minister Yashpal Arya and his MLA son Sanjeev Arya rejoined the rival Indian National Congress ahead of Assembly polls next year.

Modern women don't give birth, they want surrogacy: Karnataka Minister

11 Oct 2021

Modern women don't give birth, they want surrogacy: Karnataka Minister

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said that "modern" women are not interested in giving birth and blamed them for disappearing joint families.

Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

11 Oct 2021

Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

All non-essential shops and services will remain shut across Maharashtra on Monday as the state government has announced a bandh or strike in support of farmers.

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

08 Oct 2021

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, skipped police summons on Friday amid fears that he may have fled to Nepal.

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

07 Oct 2021

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

Even as tensions from the Lakhimpur Kheri incident refuse to simmer down, farmers in Haryana alleged a car belonging to BJP MP Nayab Saini hit farmers protesting in Ambala.

Mumbai NCB raid: BJP worker, private detective's involvement sparks controversy

07 Oct 2021

Mumbai NCB raid: BJP worker, private detective's involvement sparks controversy

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is facing political heat after a BJP worker and a private detective were found involved in the recent drug bust on a cruise ship in which Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested.

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

07 Oct 2021

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi was removed from the party's National Executive on Thursday.

Whistleblower alleges RSS promotes fear, anti-Muslim narratives on Facebook

07 Oct 2021

Whistleblower alleges RSS promotes fear, anti-Muslim narratives on Facebook

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has kicked up a storm in the US with her leaks highlighting how Facebook's internal decisions are detrimental to individual well-being and society at large.

'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

04 Oct 2021

'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is at the heart of a controversy after his remarks on the farmers' protest have gone viral.

Mamata Banerjee beats BJP candidate in Bhabanipur; retains CM seat

03 Oct 2021

Mamata Banerjee beats BJP candidate in Bhabanipur; retains CM seat

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee won the by-poll from the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency in West Bengal.

Bhabanipur by-poll vote count begins; result to decide Mamata's fate

03 Oct 2021

Bhabanipur by-poll vote count begins; result to decide Mamata's fate

The counting of votes has begun for the Bhabanipur by-poll, which will decide whether Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee gets to retain her seat as West Bengal Chief Minister.

Amarinder Singh to float own party; may partner with BJP

02 Oct 2021

Amarinder Singh to float own party; may partner with BJP

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is gearing up to launch his own political party, two weeks after he was ousted from the top post, sources told the media.

Not joining BJP, just leaving Congress: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

30 Sep 2021

Not joining BJP, just leaving Congress: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Bhabanipur by-poll: Voting underway; BJP alleges booth capture by TMC

30 Sep 2021

Bhabanipur by-poll: Voting underway; BJP alleges booth capture by TMC

Voting for the hotly-contested Bhabanipur by-poll began at 7 am today in South Kolkata.

BJP's Ghosh heckled; forced to cut short Bhabanipur by-poll campaign

27 Sep 2021

BJP's Ghosh heckled; forced to cut short Bhabanipur by-poll campaign

The last day of campaigning for the Bhabanipur by-poll was marked by chaos and violence in the South Kolkata area.

UP Cabinet expansion likely today; 7 ministers may take oath

26 Sep 2021

UP Cabinet expansion likely today; 7 ministers may take oath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is reportedly likely to expand his Cabinet on Sunday evening.

BJP will again come to power in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

25 Sep 2021

BJP will again come to power in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said ups and downs are part of democracy and hoped the BJP would get another opportunity to form its government in Maharashtra again.

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

24 Sep 2021

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

Senior BJP MLA Nimaben Acharya is all set to become the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly as the opposition Congress has supported her nomination for the post.

Family of J&K cop killed by colleague demands justice

24 Sep 2021

Family of J&K cop killed by colleague demands justice

The family of slain policeman Ajay Dhar, who was apparently shot dead by a colleague in a case of mistaken identity in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, accused the police department of attempting a "cover-up," and demanded justice.

PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

23 Sep 2021

PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM-CARES) Fund is not a government fund.

Bhabanipur bypoll: BJP stopped from campaigning near Mamata Banerjee's house

22 Sep 2021

Bhabanipur bypoll: BJP stopped from campaigning near Mamata Banerjee's house

The BJP on Wednesday said that it was not allowed by the police to campaign for the Bhabanipur by-election in the area near Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence.

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

22 Sep 2021

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if someone plays with the dignity of women, he will meet the same fate as that of Duryodhan and Dushashan in Mahabharata and asserted that strict action will be taken against those involved in supporting anti-India activities.

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

21 Sep 2021

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

Amid reports of a brewing crisis in the BJP's West Bengal unit, the party's National President JP Nadda on Monday appointed Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar as its new state party president.

'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

19 Sep 2021

'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who joined the Trinamool Congress Saturday, said he was "disillusioned" with the BJP.

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

18 Sep 2021

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo has joined the Trinamool Congress party (TMC), news agency ANI reported.

As CM, Modi understood seriousness of climate crisis: Shah

17 Sep 2021

As CM, Modi understood seriousness of climate crisis: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that Narendra Modi was the first chief minister in the country to understand the seriousness of the climate change phenomenon.

As Modi turns 71, Centre plans vaccination record, welfare programs

17 Sep 2021

As Modi turns 71, Centre plans vaccination record, welfare programs

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government is planning a grand 20-day outreach program to mark the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gujarat: 24 ministers sworn into new CM Bhupendra Patel's Cabinet

16 Sep 2021

Gujarat: 24 ministers sworn into new CM Bhupendra Patel's Cabinet

On Thursday, 24 ministers were sworn into the new Cabinet of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.

South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

15 Sep 2021

South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

South Delhi Mayor Mukesh Suryan on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi government was playing "campaign politics" when it came to the fight against the vector-borne diseases and termed its anti-dengue drive an "eyewash."

First-time MLA, engineer, Bhupendra Patel swears in as Gujarat CM

13 Sep 2021

First-time MLA, engineer, Bhupendra Patel swears in as Gujarat CM

Bharatiya Janata Party's Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Taliban to Ram Mandir: Yogi's poll campaign against SP

13 Sep 2021

Taliban to Ram Mandir: Yogi's poll campaign against SP

As Assembly elections are drawing near in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Bharatiya Janata Party are pitching religion as the key electoral plank to corner its main rival, Samajwadi Party.

Gujarat CM: Bhupendra Patel's swearing-in today; Amit Shah to attend

13 Sep 2021

Gujarat CM: Bhupendra Patel's swearing-in today; Amit Shah to attend

Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat. Patel will take office after the surprise exit of his predecessor, Vijay Rupani.

Bhupendra Patel to be sworn-in as Gujarat CM, replacing Rupani

12 Sep 2021

Bhupendra Patel to be sworn-in as Gujarat CM, replacing Rupani

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat announced on Sunday that Ghatlodia MLA Bhupendra Patel has been elected the new leader of the legislature party.

After Vijay Rupani's resignation, new CM may be sworn-in tomorrow

12 Sep 2021

After Vijay Rupani's resignation, new CM may be sworn-in tomorrow

As Vijay Rupani tendered his resignation from the post of Gujarat Chief Minister, speculations are rife about who will succeed Rupani as the CM of the western state.

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

11 Sep 2021

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

The BJP on Saturday sought capital punishment for the accused involved in Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and assault case and also hit out at the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over the issue of women's safety.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani submits resignation; thanks BJP for opportunity

11 Sep 2021

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani submits resignation; thanks BJP for opportunity

In a major political development, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has submitted his resignation from the post to Governor Acharya Devvrat on Saturday.