Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

07 Jul 2022

Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde's cabinet: BJP to get maximum berths, key portfolios

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde is planning to expand his cabinet after the Supreme Court hearing on Monday (July 11).

05 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Why is BJP reaching out to Pasmanda Muslims? Who're they?

At the recently concluded Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive conclave in Hyderabad, PM Narendra Modi made a special mention of Pasmanda Muslims and emphasized the need for their social empowerment.

05 Jul 2022


Caught on camera: Amravati killers murdered chemist in 2nd attempt

After the barbaric murder of Umesh Prahladrao Kolhe, a chemist, in Maharashtra's Amravati on June 21, CCTV footage showing him surrounded by his killers and then collapsing after being attacked has now emerged.

04 Jul 2022


Maharashtra: Fuel prices may fall as CM announces tax cut

Fuel prices would see a significant drop in Maharashtra in the coming days following the announcement by the newly appointed Chief Minister Eknath Shinde that the state would drop the Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel.

04 Jul 2022

Pakistan News

Nabbed terrorist linked to J&K BJP Minority Morcha IT cell

One of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists captured in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday was an active member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), NDTV reported.

Personal attacks on judges a dangerous scenario: SC judge

Justice JB Pardiwala, who was part of the Supreme Court bench that slammed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her comments on Prophet Muhammad, on Sunday said that the personal attacks on judges for their judgments are creating a "dangerous scenario".

04 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray camp moves SC over chief whip appointment by Speaker

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday against Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narvekar appointing Bharat Gogawale of the Eknath Shinde faction as the Chief Whip of the party.

04 Jul 2022


Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde-led government to face floor test today

After Sunday's big win with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Rahul Narvekar being elected as the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, the Eknath Shinde-led government will face a floor test on Monday.

03 Jul 2022


BJP's Rahul Narwekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, defeats Sena's Salvi

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker on Sunday with 164 votes.

02 Jul 2022


Udaipur tailor's killers tried to infiltrate BJP; party refutes claim

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongly denied any connection with the Udaipur killers in the brutal murder of Kanhaiya Lal on Saturday, after the Congress seized on press reports and online posts to make the connection.

02 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha Elections

BJP to pass '2024 polls' resolution in national executive meeting

The national executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is convening in Hyderabad, is expected to approve a political resolution on Saturday.

02 Jul 2022


This is not Sena CM: Thackeray removes Shinde from party

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray removed newly-elected CM and rebel Eknath Shinde as Shiv Sena leader for anti-party activities on Friday.

Sharma is single-handedly responsible for what's happening in India: SC

The Supreme Court today slammed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, who moved the SC seeking transfer of all the FIRs against her to Delhi.

30 Jun 2022


Devendra Fadnavis: Lesser-known facts about Maharashtra's potential CM

As the Uddhay Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government finally toppled in Maharashtra, celebrations erupted in the Bharatiya Janata Party camp.

Maharashtra: BJP upbeat about forming government with Fadnavis as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers sprung into celebration mode after Uddhav Thackeray resigned as Maharashtra Chief Minister on Wednesday.

26 Jun 2022


Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

In a blow for the Samajwadi Party (SP), BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi defeated SP nominee and Azam Khan's long-time colleague Asim Raja by over 42,000 votes in the Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, The Indian Express reported.

26 Jun 2022


Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde meets Devendra Fadnavis in Gujarat

Eknath Shinde, a rebel Shiv Sena MLA who has been camping in Guwahati with close to 50 other party legislators and independents, met with BJP leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday night in Gujarat's Vadodara, according to NDTV.

25 Jun 2022


Stabbed in back by our own: Uddhav Thackeray slams rebels

As the political crisis in Maharashtra remained unresolved, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray confronted the breakaway MLAs and accused them of betraying the party.

24 Jun 2022


BJP backstabbed us, can't ally with them, says Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of betraying the Shiv Sena.

23 Jun 2022


Maharashtra: 3 more MLAs reach Guwahati, join 'Eknath Shinde' camp

The trouble for ruling Shiv Sena in Maharashtra appears to have deepened as three more party MLAs left Mumbai to support senior leader Eknath Shinde, who is at the core of a revolt that threatens to divide the party, NDTV reported.

22 Jun 2022

Biju Janata Dal

#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

The battle for India's highest constitutional office, that of the president, will take place between the Opposition's joint candidate Yashwant Sinha and the BJP-led NDA's nominee Draupadi Murmu.

22 Jun 2022

Yashwant Sinha

BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Indian National Congress's (INC) Puducherry unit of insulting the country's tribal community and women.

22 Jun 2022

Congress Party

Shinde revolted after spat over using Sena votes for Congress?

Two days after Eknath Shinde rebelled against Shiv Sena after an alleged altercation with his colleagues, party insiders claimed the quarrel over using additional votes for Congress candidates in the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) elections, which Shinde opposed, The Indian Express reported.

22 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena

Sena rebel Shinde claims he has 40 MLAs with him

Shiv Sena's rebel MLA, Eknath Shinde, claimed on Wednesday that he has 40 MLAs with him, adding that they will carry Balasaheb Thackeray's Hindutva.

22 Jun 2022


Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance has named Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman leader, as its pick for the Presidential race.

21 Jun 2022

Yashwant Sinha

Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance has picked former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu as its nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.

19 Jun 2022


Jaishankar on Prophet row: People's sensibilities and sensitivities were impacted

After the recent controversy over two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders' controversial remarks about Prophet Muhammad, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated on Saturday that "people's sensibilities and sensitivities were impacted."

J&K: 300 schools face closure due to affiliation with Jamaat-e-Islami

With the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration cracking down on private schools allegedly run by Falah-e-Aam Trust (FAT) affiliated with the banned Jamaat-e-Islami group, thousands of students are staring at an uncertain future.

16 Jun 2022

Indian Army

Future of Agniveers not insecure, senior military officials consulted: Government

Defence Ministry on Thursday defended the recently announced recruiting policy, Agnipath Scheme, despite objections, saying the future of soldiers would not be jeopardized.

16 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Presidential polls: Opposition hunts for candidate as Pawar declines offer

In a meeting of the opposition parties convened by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to decide on a joint candidate for the president's election, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday declined the proposal to run for the top post.

15 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Rahul visits Sonia in hospital, to appear before ED today

Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was questioned for 11 hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in the money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

14 Jun 2022


Delhi court reserves order on Satyendar Jain's bail plea

A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved its decision on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi minister Satyendar Jain's bail application in an alleged money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

13 Jun 2022


Prophet row: Kuwait government to deport expats who protested

The Kuwaiti government has decided to take action against a number of expatriates who participated in an "illegal" protest against the controversial remarks made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammad.

13 Jun 2022


Delhi minister Satyendar Jain's judicial custody extended by 14 days

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi minister Satyendar Jain's judicial custody was extended by another 14 days by a Delhi court on Monday.

13 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office amid Congress's protest rally

Indian National Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Delhi on Monday to depose in a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

12 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Prophet row: Naveen Kumar Jindal claims family is in danger

Days after being expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the remarks against Prophet Muhammed, Naveen Kumar Jindal has claimed that his family is in danger of being attacked by the Islamic fundamentalists.

12 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Prophet row: Protests, arrests across several states; internet services suspended

Fresh violence broke out in West Bengal's Howrah on Saturday against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma.

11 Jun 2022

United Kingdom

BJP's global outreach program: JP Nadda to meet 13 envoys

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking forward to engaging with ambassadors from over 150 countries as part of its global outreach drive.

11 Jun 2022


Prophet row: 2 killed in Ranchi; curfew imposed, internet suspended

Two persons were killed and several others injured in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi where protests erupted on Friday over the controversial remarks made by now-suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammad.