Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

12 Aug 2022


Delhi's liquor sale policy: What to expect from September 1?

The Delhi government will return to the old regime of retail liquor sale in the capital city from September 1. The decision comes in wake of a massive controversy over its new liquor law.

11 Aug 2022


Kumar laughs off BJP's V-P claim; Yadav calls party 'vindictive'

A day after coming together to form the 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' government, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

11 Aug 2022


Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as 14th Vice President of India

Jagdeep Dhankhar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India by President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday.

10 Aug 2022

Varun Gandhi

BJP's Varun Gandhi calls 'no flag, no ration' incident 'shameful'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that ration card holders were being compelled to buy the national flag in exchange for provisions.

10 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

In a relief for suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court on Wednesday clubbed and transferred all FIRs registered against her in different states to Delhi.

10 Aug 2022


Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks speculation about new CM

Following the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Karnataka last week, speculations of yet another change in the state's chief ministership have emerged.

09 Aug 2022


Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

Amid a brewing political crisis in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Phagu Chauhan.

08 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

08 Aug 2022


Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) of Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday.

07 Aug 2022

Samajwadi Party

Mayor, BJP MLA among 40 accused in Ayodhya land scam

The city mayor, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, and a former party legislator are among the 40 people who have been accused of illegally selling plots and building infrastructure on such land by the Ayodhya Development Authority.

07 Aug 2022


Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

Liquor policy: Sisodia seeks CBI probe into ex-LG's stance reversal

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that he had written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate former Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's change of stance on the opening of liquor shops in unauthorized areas.

05 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

Convince people there's no 'setting' with Banerjee: Roy to Modi

Ex-Meghalaya governor and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Tathagata Roy on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his proposed meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee.

02 Aug 2022


BJP meeting regarding vice-presidential polls on August 5: Pralhad Joshi

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Tuesday the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting on Friday to discuss the impending vice-presidential elections.

02 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

'National Herald' case: ED raids 12 locations after questioning Gandhis

Days after the questioning of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly is conducting raids at multiple locations on Tuesday as part of the National Herald case.

31 Jul 2022


Congress MLA alleges Sarma wants to bring down Jharkhand government

A Congress MLA from Jharkhand has now revealed that his colleagues jailed in Bengal over the seizure of cash worth lakhs have urged him to accompany them to Guwahati to meet Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma.

31 Jul 2022


3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs, caught with cash in vehicle, arrested

Three Jharkhand Congress MLAs were arrested a day after they were found in West Bengal with cash in their vehicle.

30 Jul 2022


We own the bar: Goan family claims amid Irani row

A fresh element has surfaced in the controversy that linked Union Minister Smriti Irani's daughter to the alleged unlawful operation of a Goa restaurant and bar.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gets NCW summon, FIR over 'Rashtrapatni' remark

The trouble is far from over for Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury following his controversial remarks toward President Droupadi Murmu.

29 Jul 2022


Karnataka: Man stabbed to death by masked attackers in Mangaluru

Masked attackers stabbed a man to death outside a shop in Mangaluru, Karnataka on Thursday evening.

28 Jul 2022


Karnataka: 2 arrested, for BJYM worker's death, linked to PFI

The Karnataka Police arrested two suspects in the killing of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing worker on Thursday.

28 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over addressing President Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni'

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday slammed Congress for the alleged "undignified" remarks of its leader for President Droupadi Murmu.

28 Jul 2022

West Bengal

Mountain of cash, 5-kg gold unearthed from Chatterjee's aide's flat

Another Rs. 29 crore in cash and 5kg of gold were found at the flat of West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee's aide during an 18-hour raid by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

27 Jul 2022

West Bengal

In touch with 38 TMC MLAs, claims BJP's Mithun Chakraborty

West Bengal BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty has claimed that the party is in touch with 38 Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs.

27 Jul 2022


BJP Yuva Morcha worker's murder triggers huge protests in Karnataka

Last night, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member was savagely hacked to death in Karnataka's Dakshin Kannada district, igniting tensions.

27 Jul 2022


Hyderabad gang-rape case: 4 minors get bail from juvenile court

Four minors accused in the Hyderabad gang-rape case have been released on bail.

27 Jul 2022

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald: Sonia Gandhi's 3rd round of questioning today

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is all set to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday for her third round of questioning in the National Herald case.

24 Jul 2022


Goa bar row: Irani sends legal notice to Congress leaders

Union Minister Smriti Irani has sent a legal notice to Congress leaders over allegations that her daughter was running a bar on an illegal license in Goa's Assagao area.

24 Jul 2022


Police bust brothel on Meghalaya BJP leader's property, six rescued

The police in Meghalaya on Saturday reportedly busted a sex racket operating out of a building purportedly owned by Bernard N Marak, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice-president, in Tura.

23 Jul 2022


Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

A posh Goa eatery, operated by Union minister Smriti Irani's daughter Zoish Irani, has made headlines for its contentious process of renewing a liquor license in the name of a long-deceased individual.

23 Jul 2022

West Bengal

Teacher recruitment scam: ED arrests West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee in Kolkata on Saturday for his suspected involvement in the teacher recruitment scam.

19 Jul 2022


Forget global warming, farmer blames 'Indra Dev' for delayed rains

Troubled by the deficit of rains over the last several months, a farmer in the rural hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh has filed a complaint against Lord Indra.

Agnipath: Supreme Court transfers petitions against scheme to Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred three petitions challenging the Agnipath scheme for armed forces recruitment to the Delhi High Court.

Monsoon session from Monday: Government plans to introduce 24 new Bills

The Union government is preparing for the forthcoming monsoon session of Parliament, which is scheduled to begin on Monday and end on August 12.

Ex-VP Hamid Ansari again denied links with 'spy' Pakistan journalist

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday denied inviting the notorious Pakistani journalist Nusrat Mirza to any seminar in India.

13 Jul 2022

Yashwant Sinha

Draupadi Murmu shouldn't be made 'symbol of Adivasi': Congress leader

In the run-up to the presidential election scheduled for Monday (July 18), Congress leader Ajoy Kumar raked up a controversy by saying the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu represents a "very evil philosophy of India."

13 Jul 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi flies abroad, to skip crucial Congress meet tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reportedly left for a brief "personal visit" abroad and is expected to return by Sunday.

11 Jul 2022

West Bengal

Kali row: Modi invokes Goddess Kali; Mahua Moitra hits back

The political controversy surrounding Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra's remarks about Goddess Kali continued to rage on as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and TMC trade barbs.

10 Jul 2022

Hate Speech

Ajmer clerics' hate speech against Nupur Sharma affects shrine's footfall

After the arrest of Ajmer Dargah Khadim Salman Chishti on Tuesday night for alleged inflammatory comments against the now-suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, the footfall at the Sufi shrine in the Rajasthani city has fallen considerably.

08 Jul 2022


Haryana BJP's IT cell head sacked amid calls for arrest

The Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit removed its information technology head, Arun Yadav, amid calls for his arrest reportedly over a 2017 tweet on Prophet Muhammad and Islam.