Articles about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Tripura municipal elections: BJP takes lead in Ambassa, Jirania, Teliamura

28 Nov 2021

Tripura municipal elections: BJP takes lead in Ambassa, Jirania, Teliamura

The counting of votes for elections for the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and other civic bodies in Tripura is currently underway.

Tomato prices have shot past Rs. 100/kg. Here's why

24 Nov 2021

Tomato prices have shot past Rs. 100/kg. Here's why

Prices of tomatoes have hit the roof across the country.

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir alleges death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir'

24 Nov 2021

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir alleges death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir'

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Gautam Gambhir has alleged that he and his family received a death threat from "ISIS Kashmir."

Farm laws' repeal: Amarinder Singh to ally with Punjab BJP

19 Nov 2021

Farm laws' repeal: Amarinder Singh to ally with Punjab BJP

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday appreciated the central government's announcement to repeal the contentious farm laws.

'Regressive': SC panel member slams PM Modi's farm laws U-turn

19 Nov 2021

'Regressive': SC panel member slams PM Modi's farm laws U-turn

Anil Ghanwat, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed panel on farm laws, on Friday slammed the central government's decision to repeal the three controversial farm laws.

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

16 Nov 2021

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh at 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

16-year-old raped by 400 people, including cop, in Maharashtra

15 Nov 2021

16-year-old raped by 400 people, including cop, in Maharashtra

A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly raped by some 400 people over the past six months in Beed district of Maharashtra, reports said.

Malik says Fadnavis had underworld links, ran fake currency racket

10 Nov 2021

Malik says Fadnavis had underworld links, ran fake currency racket

In the latest episode of Nawab Malik versus Devendra Fadnavis feud, the Maharashtra Minister has alleged that the former Chief Minister had connections with gangsters.

Rafale deal: BJP, Congress trade words after new bribery report

09 Nov 2021

Rafale deal: BJP, Congress trade words after new bribery report

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday blamed the Opposition Congress for alleged corruption in the procurement of Rafale fighter jets.

BJP's national executive meeting today; what's on the agenda?

07 Nov 2021

BJP's national executive meeting today; what's on the agenda?

A crucial meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive members is currently underway at Delhi's NDMC Convention Centre on Sunday.

Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

06 Nov 2021

Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

Farmers' protests against three contentious farm laws had turned violent in Haryana on Friday after two senior BJP leaders were targeted by farmers in Hisar and Rohtak districts of the state.

Petrol, diesel prices dip as more states cut VAT

05 Nov 2021

Petrol, diesel prices dip as more states cut VAT

Petrol and diesel prices in several cities across the country saw a sharp decline on Friday after more states announced cuts to the Value-Added Tax (VAT).

Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

02 Nov 2021

Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

The counting of votes for bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies and 29 Legislative Assembly constituencies in 13 states and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli started on Tuesday.

If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

01 Nov 2021

If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that if Taliban moves toward India, "an air strike is ready."

Will fight all 117 seats; several Congressmen joining us: Amarinder

27 Oct 2021

Will fight all 117 seats; several Congressmen joining us: Amarinder

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday reiterated he will float a new political party.

'Enforcement Directorate won't come after me,' says BJP MP

25 Oct 2021

'Enforcement Directorate won't come after me,' says BJP MP

Sanjay Patil, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Maharashtra, on Sunday said that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will not target him as he is a member of the ruling party.

Unite against BJP: Mamata tells parties ahead of Goa visit

23 Oct 2021

Unite against BJP: Mamata tells parties ahead of Goa visit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to visit Goa next week.

TMC MP Sushmita Dev's car attacked in Tripura; BJP blamed

22 Oct 2021

TMC MP Sushmita Dev's car attacked in Tripura; BJP blamed

Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev was reportedly attacked in Tripura's Amtali by miscreants on Friday.

Sanjay Raut claims BJP-led corporation misused Rs. 500 crore fund

21 Oct 2021

Sanjay Raut claims BJP-led corporation misused Rs. 500 crore fund

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has alleged a Rs. 500 crore scam in the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, which is ruled by the rival Bharatiya Janata Party.

BJP accepts Amarinder Singh's 'friend request' for poll alliance

21 Oct 2021

BJP accepts Amarinder Singh's 'friend request' for poll alliance

The Bharatiya Janata Party is ready to ally with former state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for the upcoming state elections.

Congress slams BJP over 'drug addict' remark against Rahul Gandhi

20 Oct 2021

Congress slams BJP over 'drug addict' remark against Rahul Gandhi

The Indian National Congress on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party over controversial remarks against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi.

Amarinder to launch party. Will he team up with BJP?

20 Oct 2021

Amarinder to launch party. Will he team up with BJP?

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has declared that he will float a new political party, months ahead of next year's state Assembly elections.

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

19 Oct 2021

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

18 Oct 2021

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra on Sunday blamed the local police for the Lakhimpur Kheri violence earlier this month.

West Bengal: BJP youth wing leader killed; TMC under scanner

18 Oct 2021

West Bengal: BJP youth wing leader killed; TMC under scanner

In the latest instance of political violence in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing leader Mithun Ghosh was shot dead, allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Amarinder Singh's meeting with Amit Shah; farmers' protest on agenda

18 Oct 2021

Amarinder Singh's meeting with Amit Shah; farmers' protest on agenda

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Monday.

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.