Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

05 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

New low: Kejriwal's daughter on BJP calling him a 'terrorist'

The Bharatiya Janata Party has invited the fury of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter Harshita. The 24-year-old is quite angry that leaders of the saffron party called her father a terrorist, but she is confident that people of Delhi will re-elect Kejriwal as the CM on February 11.

05 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Cops claim Shaheen Bagh shooter is AAP-member, party cries conspiracy

A political storm kicked off late on Tuesday when Delhi Police said that the man who opened fire at Shaheen Bagh last week was a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

03 Feb 2020

Yogi Adityanath

In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'

With Delhi going to polls on February 8, parties are pulling out their big guns. And for BJP that means Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

03 Feb 2020

West Bengal

Bengal: Trinamool leader ties, beats, drags woman teacher over land-dispute

In a despicable incident, a female teacher in West Bengal's South Dinajpur district was tied, beaten, and dragged for resisting a land acquisition attempt.

01 Feb 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman announces 100 new airports by 2024

Presenting her second budget in the Lok Sabha today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about roads, air, and rail transport. She assured that 100 new airports will be developed by 2024.

01 Feb 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman presents budget amid economic slowdown

All eyes are on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she is presenting her second budget today.

31 Jan 2020

Gautam Gambhir

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

31 Jan 2020

West Bengal

FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor

In yet another controversial statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the woman protestor heckled by the party's supporters should "thank her stars."

30 Jan 2020

Tajinder Bagga

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.

30 Jan 2020


List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

30 Jan 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party for calling him a "terrorist" and reminded of his "sacrifices" for the country.

29 Jan 2020

Anurag Thakur

Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners

Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.

29 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Badminton star Saina Nehwal joins Bharatiya Janata Party

Bharatiya Janata Party has inducted another high-profile name into its fold, as star shuttler Saina Nehwal joined the party on Wednesday, in the presence of National General Secretary Arun Singh.

29 Jan 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Shaheen Bagh: Man carrying gun caught on camera

Shaheen Bagh, where agitation against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been the most defined, grew tensed on Tuesday when a man, brandishing a gun, entered the area.

28 Jan 2020

Delhi High Court

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.

28 Jan 2020

Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur's 'Goli Maaro...' chant invites trouble, he remains defiant

Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.

26 Jan 2020


Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.

25 Jan 2020


For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours

Known for spewing venom and passing communal remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kapil Mishra was on Saturday banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission.

24 Jan 2020


BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya can identify immigrants "because they eat poha"

Of the many talents Bharatiya Janata Party's Kailash Vijayvargiya has, recognizing people from their eating habits is perhaps the best one.

23 Jan 2020


Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures

With an aim to criticize the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), "reconnect" with masses, and shed light on the economic failures of the current regime, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will soon begin a yatra, an HT report said.

22 Jan 2020


Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.

SC doesn't stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to reply

Today, the Supreme Court heard a whopping 144 petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and refused to put a stay on the controversial law.

21 Jan 2020


Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been raging across India for the last couple of weeks, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which passed the law is in no mood to repeal it.

21 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

After days of dilly-dallying, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed whom it will field against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its withdrawal from the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

20 Jan 2020


Intellectuals protesting against CAA are Mamata's 'dogs': BJP's Soumitra Khan

Taking the political discourse in the country to another low, a parliamentarian of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has called intellectuals, who are protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), "dogs" of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

20 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, formally took over the reins of the party today, succeeding Amit Shah, who is also the Union Home Minister.

19 Jan 2020

Manoj Tiwari

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

18 Jan 2020


Men sexually assaulted minor, killed her mother after getting bail

A 40-year-old woman died in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Friday, a week after she was thrashed brutally by men who allegedly tried to rape her 13-year-old daughter in 2018.

17 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

14 Jan 2020

Deepika Padukone

'Chhapaak' controversy: All that happened since Deepika Padukone's JNU visit

The Deepika Padukone-starrer Chhapaak may have been making headlines the past few days, but that's clearly not translating into money due to a PR nightmare.

13 Jan 2020

Shiv Sena

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

08 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Women, who showed anti-CAA poster at Shah's rally, evicted

Two women living in a rented accommodation in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar were evicted, allegedly because they held anti-CAA and NRC poster when Union Home Minister Amit Shah passed through their house as a part of his door-to-door campaign on Sunday.

06 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi will vote on February 8, results on February 11

A short while ago, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced dates for Delhi Assembly polls.

06 Jan 2020


Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

05 Jan 2020


To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

In its ongoing scheme to amplify support for the newly-implemented Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has now reached out to members of Mumbai's glitzy entertainment industry.

05 Jan 2020


Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

Constitution's Preamble printed on it, Priyanka sends New Years cards

Congress' Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is leading the charge against BJP on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), decided to send special New Year cards this time.

03 Jan 2020


R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre

Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.