Articles about Bharatiya Janata Party

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

11 Jun 2021

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in Delhi.

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

10 Jun 2021

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

06 Jun 2021

Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

The West Bengal Police has registered an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu for allegedly stealing relief materials worth several lakhs, reportedly distributed in cyclone-hit areas.

Calls to recall Lakshadweep administrator grow; 8 in BJP resign

27 May 2021

Calls to recall Lakshadweep administrator grow; 8 in BJP resign

In protest against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel's controversial new regulations, eight members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing have resigned.

Congress-created toolkit calls new COVID-19 variant 'Modi strain,' alleges BJP

18 May 2021

Congress-created toolkit calls new COVID-19 variant 'Modi strain,' alleges BJP

Hitting out at the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday shared what it claimed is a toolkit allegedly created by the opposition party to defame PM Narendra Modi.

Himanta Biswa Sarma to take oath as Assam CM tomorrow

09 May 2021

Himanta Biswa Sarma to take oath as Assam CM tomorrow

Senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma is set to be the next Chief Minister of Assam replacing incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal at the top post.

West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team

06 May 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team

Amid reports of violence continuing to emerge from West Bengal, following the Trinamool Congress's (TMC) win in the recent state Assembly elections, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday rushed a four-member fact-finding team to Kolkata and asked it to submit a report within 48 hours.

Hindus in Bengal terrified, will use right of self-defense: VHP

05 May 2021

Hindus in Bengal terrified, will use right of self-defense: VHP

Expressing anger over the post-poll violence in West Bengal, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), on Tuesday, said the Hindu society in the state is terrified by the unabated political attacks and has the full right of self-defense.

West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report

04 May 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report

The Centre on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government regarding the "post-election violence targeting Opposition political workers in the state."

West Bengal: Polling for last phase begins amid raging pandemic

29 Apr 2021

West Bengal: Polling for last phase begins amid raging pandemic

Voting for the eighth and final phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal started this morning at 7 am, at a time when the state is struggling to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Supplying oxygen to 800 hospitals, only Delhi ones complaining: INOX

26 Apr 2021

Supplying oxygen to 800 hospitals, only Delhi ones complaining: INOX

As reports of oxygen shortage surface from different parts of the country, supplier INOX on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it is providing oxygen to 800 hospitals across India, but only the ones from National Capital are complaining.

Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike

26 Apr 2021

Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike

At a time when a raging COVID-19 wave is ripping India apart, the seventh phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal started today.

Should have confirmed: BJP's Sumitra Mahajan on her death news

23 Apr 2021

Should have confirmed: BJP's Sumitra Mahajan on her death news

Former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan wants current speaker Om Birla and the federal government to take note of the fake news about her demise.

'Do khayega': BJP minister tells son seeking oxygen for mother

23 Apr 2021

'Do khayega': BJP minister tells son seeking oxygen for mother

At a time when people are running from pillars to posts looking for help for their infected family members, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel told a man that he would slap him.

Maharashtra BJP accused of illegally procuring Remdesivir; here's what happened

19 Apr 2021

Maharashtra BJP accused of illegally procuring Remdesivir; here's what happened

Even as the COVID-19 outbreak gets progressively worse in Maharashtra, the state is witnessing a fresh controversy over the alleged illegal procurement of the anti-viral drug Remdesivir by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Forces opened fire in Cooch Behar to save lives: EC

11 Apr 2021

Forces opened fire in Cooch Behar to save lives: EC

The Election Commission said on Saturday that central forces had opened fire in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal to save lives.

TMC candidate Sujata Mondal attacked by BJP workers, alleges party

06 Apr 2021

TMC candidate Sujata Mondal attacked by BJP workers, alleges party

As voting progressed for the third phase of polling in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal was allegedly attacked by workers of the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

BJP to implement CAA in Bengal, not NRC: Kailash Vijayvargiya

04 Apr 2021

BJP to implement CAA in Bengal, not NRC: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that the party had no plans to conduct the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in West Bengal.

West Bengal election: BJP worker found dead in Nandigram

01 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: BJP worker found dead in Nandigram

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Uday Dubey was found hanging at his home in Nandigram in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district on Thursday.

Piyush Goyal says BJP will implement CAA in Kerala

29 Mar 2021

Piyush Goyal says BJP will implement CAA in Kerala

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 in Kerala ahead of the elections in the state.

BJP will win Bengal election with over 200 seats: Shah

28 Mar 2021

BJP will win Bengal election with over 200 seats: Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the saffron party will win the West Bengal elections with more than 200 seats.

50L jobs, ration home delivery: BJP releases TN poll manifesto

22 Mar 2021

50L jobs, ration home delivery: BJP releases TN poll manifesto

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2021 Tamil Nadu election.

Amit Shah releases BJP's manifesto for West Bengal election

21 Mar 2021

Amit Shah releases BJP's manifesto for West Bengal election

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday released the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) manifesto for the Assembly polls in West Bengal.

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

20 Mar 2021

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is fighting tooth and nail to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, on Friday urged the Election Commission to take legal action against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for claiming that the apex poll body was being run by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Arun Govil joins BJP; party announces 148 Bengal poll candidates

18 Mar 2021

Arun Govil joins BJP; party announces 148 Bengal poll candidates

Actor Arun Govil, who is best known for playing the role of Lord Rama in the 1987 television show Ramayana, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi on Thursday.

Uttarakhand CM questions 'values' of women who wear ripped jeans

18 Mar 2021

Uttarakhand CM questions 'values' of women who wear ripped jeans

The newly elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has criticized women for wearing ripped jeans and wondered what values they will impart to their children, triggering a protest from opposition parties.

BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh found dead at Delhi home

17 Mar 2021

BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh found dead at Delhi home

Ram Swaroop Sharma, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Himachal Pradesh, was found dead inside his residence in Delhi.

Shah, Nadda hold meetings amid protests over BJP Bengal candidates

16 Mar 2021

Shah, Nadda hold meetings amid protests over BJP Bengal candidates

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda have held meetings as the party's candidates for the upcoming West Bengal elections invited protests.

Swapan Dasgupta resigns from Rajya Sabha amid BJP candidature controversy

16 Mar 2021

Swapan Dasgupta resigns from Rajya Sabha amid BJP candidature controversy

Columnist Swapan Dasgupta on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha. Dasgupta had been given a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket for the upcoming West Bengal elections.

BJP announces election candidates for Kerala, TN, Assam, Bengal

14 Mar 2021

BJP announces election candidates for Kerala, TN, Assam, Bengal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced its candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal.

No-confidence motion against Haryana government defeated in Assembly

10 Mar 2021

No-confidence motion against Haryana government defeated in Assembly

The no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Jannayak Janata Party (BJP-JJP) government in Haryana was defeated on Wednesday.

BJP government in Haryana faces no-trust motion; CM Khattar confident

10 Mar 2021

BJP government in Haryana faces no-trust motion; CM Khattar confident

On Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, faced a no-confidence motion, at a time when farmers' protests have taken over the state.

Trivendra Singh Rawat resigns as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

09 Mar 2021

Trivendra Singh Rawat resigns as Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Trivendra Singh Rawat, 60, resigned as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Tuesday, a year before the state is due to hold Assembly elections.

Bengal election: Denied tickets, 5 sitting TMC MLAs join BJP

08 Mar 2021

Bengal election: Denied tickets, 5 sitting TMC MLAs join BJP

Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, five sitting MLAs of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah launches BJP's campaign for Kanyakumari by-poll

07 Mar 2021

Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah launches BJP's campaign for Kanyakumari by-poll

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday launched his party's campaign for the Lok Sabha by-poll in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu.

Bengal election: Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at Modi's Kolkata rally

07 Mar 2021

Bengal election: Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at Modi's Kolkata rally

Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, actor and former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mithun Chakraborty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday.

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

07 Mar 2021

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.

Mithun Chakraborty to share stage with PM Modi in Kolkata

06 Mar 2021

Mithun Chakraborty to share stage with PM Modi in Kolkata

Mithun Chakraborty, actor and former Rajya Sabha member from the Trinamool Congress, is reportedly set to share the stage with PM Narendra Modi at his rally at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday.

Puducherry: President's rule likely as BJP, allies won't stake claim

24 Feb 2021

Puducherry: President's rule likely as BJP, allies won't stake claim

Days after the Congress government collapsed in Puducherry, the Union Territory is all set to get President's rule as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies won't stake claim to power, reports NDTV.

Gujarat municipal polls: Ruling BJP takes big lead

23 Feb 2021

Gujarat municipal polls: Ruling BJP takes big lead

The counting of votes for 576 seats spread across six municipal corporations in Gujarat began at 9 am today, amid high security.