Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

20 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Voting concludes for the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections

The voting for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections—for 49 constituencies in six states and two union terrirtories—recorded 47.53% voter turnout until 3:00pm.

20 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Graffiti 'threatening' Kejriwal appear inside metro trains, AAP blames BJP 

The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday alleged that graffiti threatening Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal were scribbled inside the metro trains in Delhi.

20 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Bharat Sevashram Sangha monk sends legal notice to Mamata

A monk from Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS) on Monday sent a legal notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking unconditional apology over her remarks at a poll rally two days ago.

20 May 2024

Akhilesh Yadav

UP: Man arrested for 'voting 8 times' after viral video

Rajan Singh, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Etah district, has been arrested following allegations of voting multiple times in the recent elections.

19 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal assault case: Kejriwal's aide sent to 5-day police custody

Bibhav Kumar, a close aide to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was sentenced to five days in police custody by Tis Hazari Court following his arrest on Saturday.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Swati Maliwal assault row: Delhi Police arrive at Kejriwal's house 

The Delhi Police, along with a team of forensic analysts, arrived at the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, following allegations by Swati Maliwal that she was assaulted there.

17 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

ECI notice to judge-turned-BJP candidate for remarks against Mamata

The Election Commission of India on Friday issued a show-cause notice to Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay, over his "improper, injudicious and undignified remarks" against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

17 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Like Vladimir Putin...': Kejriwal's 'India under dictatorship' jibe in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during a campaign rally on Friday, said that India is currently under a "dictatorship."

17 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Learn from Adityanath where to run bulldozer...': Modi to INDIA 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that the Congress and the Samajwadi Party will run a bulldozer over the Ram Mandir, Ayodhya if they come to power.

17 May 2024

Amit Shah

Shah responds to opposition's 'BJP plans to amend Constitution' charge 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has dismissed allegations from the opposition that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to amend the Constitution if it secures over 400 Lok Sabha seats.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar booked for allegedly assaulting Swati Maliwal 

The Delhi Police on Thursday registered an FIR against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide, Bibhav Kumar, for allegedly assaulting Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Bhubaneswar

BJP worker killed in pre-election clash in Odisha

A Bharatiya Janata Party worker, identified as Dilip Pahan, was killed during a pre-election clash with the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party workers in Srikrushnasaranpur village, Odisha, on Wednesday.

16 May 2024

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Maliwal assault row: 'I always stand with women', says Priyanka

Reacting to the reports of alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that she will always stand with women if any atrocity is committed.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal assault case: NCW summons Kejriwal's ex-secretary Bibhav Kumar 

The National Commission for Women on Thursday issued a summons to Bibhav Kumar, former personal secretary of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

16 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Nobody can remove CAA...': PM Modi attacks Congress, SP 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during a poll rally in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Akhilesh evade questions on Swati Maliwal assault case

During the joint press conference of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, the two leaders sidestepped questions on the assault of Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Modi will resign in 2025, Shah will take over': Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday once again asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make Home Minister Amit Shah his successor.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Bibhav Kumar, accused of assaulting Swati Maliwal, seen with Kejriwal 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was seen at Lucknow airport on Wednesday with his aide, Bibhav Kumar, who is accused of assaulting Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Himachal Pradesh

'Emergency' release postponed due to Kangana Ranaut's political commitments

The much-anticipated Hindi film Emergency, starring Kangana Ranaut, has experienced yet another delay in its release due to the actor's ongoing political commitments.

15 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Why foreign investors are holding short positions on Indian stocks

Foreign investors have demonstrated an unprecedented level of pessimism toward Indian stocks, the highest in over a decade, as per Bloomberg.

Centre issues first set of citizenship certificates under CAA

Over two months after notifying rules for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued the first set of citizenship certificates under the law to 14 people.

ECI summons top Andhra officials over post-poll violence

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has summoned the chief secretary and director general of police of Andhra Pradesh to "personally explain" the state's failure in preventing multiple incidents of violence following the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls held on Monday.

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP launches new 'washing machine' campaign to attack BJP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday launched a new campaign—"washing machine ka kaala jaadu," to "expose the Bharatiya Janata Party's anti-corruption poll plank."

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP admits Kejriwal's aide 'misbehaved' with Maliwal at CM's house

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide, Bibhav Kumar misbehaved with Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal at the CM's residence on Monday, party leader Sanjay Singh said on Tuesday.

14 May 2024

Kangana Ranaut

'Will get success,' says Kangana after filing nomination from Mandi

Kangana Ranaut, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), officially filed her nomination for the Mandi Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday.

14 May 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi files nomination in Varanasi, eyes third term 

Seeking a third consecutive term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday filed his nomination for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Journalist shot dead in UP's Jaunpur 

Journalist and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ashutosh Srivastava was shot dead in the Shahganj area of Jaunpur district, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

13 May 2024

Asaduddin Owaisi

BJP's Madhavi Latha booked for asking voters to lift burqa 

The Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate from Hyderabad, Kompella Madhavi Latha was booked on Monday for asking burqa-clad Muslim women at a polling booth to reveal their faces for identity verification.

13 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Varanasi prepares for PM Modi's nomination eve road show

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a six-kilometre-long roadshow in Varanasi on Monday evening, a day before he files his nomination from the Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Will make Pakistan wear bangles...': PM attacks 'coward' opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the Congress-led opposition bloc—the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance—calling its leaders "cowards" who were "scared of Pakistan's nuclear power."

13 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Police receive 2 calls alleging Maliwal assaulted at Kejriwal's residence 

The Delhi Police, on Monday, received two distress calls from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal had been assaulted there.

13 May 2024

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra: CM Jagan's party MLA slaps voter in polling queue

An MLA from YSR Congress Party, A Sivakumar, on Monday slapped a voter who allegedly objected to him jumping the queue during polling for the Assembly elections in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh.

ECI rescues 3 abducted TDP polling agents in Andhra Pradesh

Three Telugu Desam Party (TDP) polling agents—who were reportedly abducted in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh—have been located and secured, state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Mukesh Kumar Meena said on Monday.

13 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Let's do our duty…': Modi's message to voters 

As polling began in 96 parliamentary constituencies in nine states and one union territory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to vote in large numbers to strengthen democracy.

12 May 2024

Suvendu Adhikari

Viral video claims Sandeshkhali women protesters were paid ₹2,000 each 

The controversy surrounding the violence in Sandeshkhali, West Bengal, does not appear to be going away anytime soon.

12 May 2024

Gujarat

Congress's 'missing' Surat candidate, reappears after 20 days 

Suspended Congress Party leader Nilesh Kumbhani, who had been missing for 20 days, reemerged on Saturday.

11 May 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress will increase manufacturing share in GDP to 20%: Kharge 

Mallikarjun Kharge, the president of the Indian National Congress, has committed to transforming India into a manufacturing powerhouse.

11 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal's packed schedule on first day after getting bail 

Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, is back on the campaign trail following his release from Tihar Jail on interim bail on Friday.

11 May 2024

Karnataka

BJP leader who flagged Prajwal's sex abuse arrested for molestation

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G Devaraje Gowda was taken into custody late Friday for molestation and sexual harassment.

10 May 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge responds after Modi claims industrialists gave Congress 'tempo-filled' cash

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge has responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accusations that the Congress received "tempo loads of black money" from industrialists "Adani and Ambani."

10 May 2024

Andhra Pradesh

HC halts cash transfers in Andhra until voting on Monday 

The Andhra Pradesh High Court, on Friday, directed the ruling YSR Congress Party to stop direct cash transfers to beneficiaries of government schemes till May 13.