Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

24 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to address the BJP on Monday

The BJP's two-day national executive meeting which began today in New Delhi might be the perfect platform for PM Modi to lay out his government's economic and political agenda, in the midst of growing economic concerns.

23 Sep 2017

Ministry of Finance

You could get Rs. 1cr for revealing benami properties

Starting October-November, you could get a reward of up to Rs. 1cr for informing authorities about benami properties.

23 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Rajinikanth extends support to Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' mission

Superstar Rajinikanth has extended his support to PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign by posting a tweet.

22 Sep 2017


Mumbai: MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls PM Modi "liar"

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Chief, Raj Thackeray, called PM Narendra Modi a "liar" in his speech while launching his Facebook page in Mumbai.

17 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan shells iconic temple in Jammu, angering devotees

In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan shelled the Arnia sub-sector of Jammu on Friday night.

14 Sep 2017

West Bengal

Shah takes RSS help to strengthen party organization in Bengal

Amit Shah, BJP's national president, who was on a three-day visit to West Bengal, expressed disappointment regarding the BJP's booth level organization. He urged BJP members to highlight issues criticizing the ruling TMC about "corruption, law and order and appeasement of minorities."

13 Sep 2017

Ashish Kumar

IAS-officer, father of girl harassed by BJP leader's son, transferred

Senior IAS officer VS Kundu has been transferred a month after Varnika, his daughter, was harassed by a BJP leader's son.

11 Sep 2017


Mohan Bhagwat: "Most powerful outsider in Indian politics"

Mohan Bhagwat, RSS supremo and sarsanghchalak (head), turns 67 today. Bhagwat was an unknown face until the then RSS Chief KC Sudarshan appointed him his successor in 2009.

11 Sep 2017


From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

09 Sep 2017

Devendra Fadnavis

Audio clip: BJP MLA allegedly demands bribe from contractor

An audio clip of a conversation between Vidarbha BJP MLA Raju Todsam and a contractor has gone viral.

08 Sep 2017


Foreigners can eat beef outside before visiting India: Tourism Minister

A day after being sworn in, new Tourism Minister KJ Alphons had asserted there's no food code issued by the BJP, that states like Kerala and Goa would continue eating beef.

07 Sep 2017


Mangaluru: BJP organizes padayatra after cops deny permission for bike-rally

After BJP was denied permission to organize a bike rally in Karnataka's Mangaluru, the party leaders decided to embark on a walkathon from Jyothi Circle to the DC Office in the city.

07 Sep 2017


BJP's mega rally in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa and senior leaders detained

Karnataka Police detained several BJP leaders, including state party chief BS Yeddyurappa, at a rally protesting the alleged murders of party functionaries. Permission was not granted for this rally.

06 Sep 2017

Sasikala Natarajan

AIADMK politics: TN CM Palaniswami gets support of 111 MLAs

TN's opposition has been asking the AIADMK government to prove its majority. TTV Dhinakaran, Sasikala's nephew and head of AIADMK's another faction, has been claiming that he has sleeper MLAs within the party who will back him.

05 Sep 2017


Bengaluru: Govt denies permission to BJP's Mangaluru Chalo bike rally

BJP in Karnataka has been denied permission by the Siddaramaiah-led Congress Government to organize "Mangaluru Chalo" bike rally in Bengaluru.

04 Sep 2017


RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one

In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.

04 Sep 2017


Delhi: JNU's reaction to Sitharaman's appointment as Defense Minister

Ahead of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University polls on 8 September, the appointment of JNU alumna Nirmala Sitharaman as the Defense Minister has become a heated subject of discussion among the university's political parties.

03 Sep 2017


Nirmala Sitharaman, India's second female defense minister, after Indira

The highlight of the Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle is Nirmala Sitharaman.

01 Sep 2017


Criminals entering politics: Has it become normal?

As per the report from the Association of Democratic Reforms, 51 MPs and MLAs have been accused of crimes against women, which include alleged rape and abduction.

29 Aug 2017


Sharad Yadav's rebellion in JD(U): His reinvention or doom?

JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav has announced he still stands with the "Mahagathbandhan" despite Nitish Kumar's decision to break away. This came after JD(U) joined hands with the NDA .

28 Aug 2017


Bengaluru: Woman throws off her 7-year-old daughter twice from terrace

In a very disturbing incident, a seven-year-old girl, Aishika Sarkar, was allegedly killed by her mother Swathi who threw her off to the ground twice from their four-story residential complex's terrace at Jaraganahalli in Bengaluru's JP Nagar.

25 Aug 2017


Ganesh Chaturthi: Popular Ganeshotsav mandals to visit in Mumbai

Mumbai is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in full-swing with over 7,600 mandals. Here are the popular mandals one should not miss:

22 Aug 2017


Karnataka: Pre-poll survey pegs a Congress win with 120-132 seats

A survey conducted by C Fore has predicted a Congress win in Karnataka with 120-132 seats. According to its predictions, BJP will get 60-72 seats, and JD(S) 24-30.

22 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

Was the AIADMK merger orchestrated by the BJP?

AIADMK's months-long internal feud that ensued following Jayalalithaa's death ended yesterday with the O Panneerselvam (OPS) and Edapaddi Palanisami (EPS) factions joining hands.

21 Aug 2017


HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

The Congress' victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls was a fluke: party candidate Ahmed Patel won only because two votes by rebel members of the Congress were declared invalid.

19 Aug 2017


Shah: Shivraj to lead BJP in 2018 MP state election

BJP president Amit Shah has announced that chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would lead the party's fight in the 2018 Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.

19 Aug 2017


Death of 200 cows: BJP leader arrested in Chattisgarh

Harsh Verma, a BJP leader in Rajpur village of Chattisgarh's Durg district has been arrested after around 200 cows died at his cow shelter from alleged starvation and lack of medicines.

18 Aug 2017


BJP's Mission 2019: Party aims for 360-plus seats next time

Yesterday in Delhi, 17 opposition parties met and launched a scathing attack on the BJP. Meanwhile, in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress swept seven civic bodies in recent elections.

18 Aug 2017


Report: BJP secured 74% of corporate funding to political parties

The BJP party received a whopping 73.8% of the Rs. 956.8 crore funds corporate houses donated to five national parties over four years, according to a report by the Delhi-based non-profit Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

17 Aug 2017


Karnataka CM: Bellandur problem will be solved within 1-2 years

Bellandur lake's toxic foam, which worsened with Monday's overnight showers, is giving residents a hard time.

14 Aug 2017


Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

In light of rising incidents of molestation on Mumbai local trains, government railway police (GRP) has pressed special teams into service to nab miscreants on the spot.

14 Aug 2017


Will Priyanka Gandhi be Congress chief? Sonia reportedly in support

Speculations have been rife since long that Rahul Gandhi will head the Congress party sooner or later. But reports are emerging about another possible candidate.

11 Aug 2017


Modi warns absentee MPs, again. Will it work this time?

PM Narendra Modi has a word of caution for absentee MPs in Parliament: "You keep doing what you want to. I will do what I have to in 2019."

10 Aug 2017


Unhappy JD(U) leaders mull expelling Nitish. Party to split?

Trouble seems to have befallen JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar. Despite warnings from party members and even senior leaders, the Bihar CM decided to join hands with the BJP.

10 Aug 2017

Ahmed Patel

Shaktisinh Gohil, the man who clinched a win for Congress

Many factors combined together led to the victory for Congress' Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat RS elections, but the role of the party's polling agent can't be overlooked.

09 Aug 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Impersonators caught red-handed while conducting fake job interviews

Delhi Police arrested two men for impersonating as employees in Udyog Bhawan and tricking people for money by offering them fake jobs.