Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

20 Feb 2023

Shiv Sena

'Mogambo Khush Hua': Thackeray targets Shah over Shiv Sena row

After the Election Commission of India (ECI) allotted the Shiv Sena's name and symbol to Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, accusing it of "stealing" his father's legacy.

19 Feb 2023

Manish Sisodia

Delhi liquor policy: Manish Sisodia urges CBI to delay questioning

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia has urged the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to delay his questioning in the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam by a week, for which he was summoned on Sunday.

18 Feb 2023

Ajay Rai

Rahul Gandhi's plane landing: Ajay Rai booked for 'false statements'

Congress leader Ajay Rai has been booked for allegedly making false statements that Varanasi airport authorities denied permission for Rahul Gandhi's plane to land earlier this week, the police confirmed on Saturday.

18 Feb 2023

S Jaishankar

EAM Jaishankar attacks George Soros for remarks against PM Modi

Days after George Soros claimed the ongoing Adani Group controversy would significantly weaken PM Narendra Modi's "stranglehold on India's federal government," External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar tore into the billionaire investor on Saturday.

18 Feb 2023


Shah Rukh Khan, Ekta Kapoor attend Smriti Irani's daughter's reception

Union minister Smriti Irani hosted a lavish wedding reception for her daughter Shanelle Irani and son-in-law Arjun Bhalla in Mumbai on Friday.

18 Feb 2023

Bollywood Films

5 films that wouldn't have been released in current times

Cinema has been one of the foremost tools to ask questions.

17 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: BJP leader shot dead by bike-borne men

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suresh Verma was shot dead by two bike-borne men in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Thursday night while returning home after getting bail for one of his aides, the police confirmed.

17 Feb 2023


In Karnataka assembly, Opposition protest with flowers and fire speeches

As the crucial budget session of the Karnataka Assembly is underway, the Opposition, led by Congress leader Siddaramaiah, arrived at the House with flowers tucked behind their ears in a unique protest.

17 Feb 2023

George Soros

BJP hits back after George Soros wades into Adani-Hindenburg row

Following billionaire investor George Soros's claim that the ongoing turmoil involving Gautam Adani's empire may pave the way for a democratic revival in India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani responded to "foreign powers who try to intervene in India's democratic processes."

AAP vs BJP: Delhi Mayor row in Supreme Court today 

The Supreme Court will hear a petition filed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), seeking to bar nominated members from voting in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) mayoral elections on Friday.

16 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

BJP's Kausar Jahan takes Delhi Haj Committee chair from AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) suffered a big blow in Delhi as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kausar Jahan was elected chairperson of the Delhi Haj Committee.

16 Feb 2023


Odisha BJP leader booked for allegedly assaulting lady cop

Odisha Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Jayanarayan Mishra ignited a fresh controversy by reportedly assaulting a woman police inspector and accusing her of taking bribes during a protest in Sambalpur on Wednesday.

16 Feb 2023


Tripura Assembly polls: Nearly 70% polling recorded till 3 pm 

The crucial Assembly polls in Tripura were held on Thursday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoping to mark a clean sweep in a triangular contest against the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM)-Congress coalition and new party TIPRA Motha.

15 Feb 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Minister loses cool, threatens youth during Vikas Yatra

Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh Kunwar Vijay Shah lost his calm on Monday after a youth asked him a question during a public gathering in the state's Khandwa district.

14 Feb 2023

Congress Party

BJP corporate donations 7 times higher than other parties: ADR

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received Rs. 548.808 crore in corporate donations in 2021-22 which is more than seven times the total corporate donations (Rs. 77.075 crore) declared by all other national parties during this period, poll watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) revealed.

BJP, Opposition lock horns over I-T 'survey' at BBC offices

After the Income Tax Department's purported "survey" at BBC's offices in Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday, the Opposition has accused the BJP-led government of targeted harassment.

14 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's plane allegedly denied permission to land in Varanasi

The Congress has alleged that Rahul Gandhi's plane was "deliberately" not allowed to land in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, by the airport authorities—under pressure from the government—on Monday night.

14 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fire kills mother-daughter duo during anti-encroachment demolition drive

A fire during an anti-encroachment drive claimed the lives of a 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter at Madauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Monday, reported NDTV.

14 Feb 2023

Amit Shah

Nothing to hide in Adani-Hindenburg case: Amit Shah breaks silence 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah responded for the first time on Tuesday to the Congress's allegations that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central government favored the Adani Group.

Ex-SC judge Abdul Nazeer—part of Ayodhya, demonetization verdicts—new Andhra governor

Former Supreme Court Justice Syed Abdul Nazeer was appointed as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh by President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023

Central Government

4 high courts get Chief Justices amid Centre-SC Collegium tussle  

The Centre appointed Chief Justices (CJs) to the high courts of three states and two union territories, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

VHP leader shot after argument over Mohan Bhagwat's anti-Brahmin remarks

A Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader was reportedly shot in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad by a local Brahmin leader after a heated argument over Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent alleged anti-Brahmin remarks.

Delhi mayoral election to now be held on February 16

The next Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House session to elect the Delhi mayor, deputy mayor, and six standing committee members will take place on Thursday (February 16) after three failed attempts, India Today reported, citing official sources.

12 Feb 2023

Samajwadi Party

Jaya Bachchan's 'finger-pointing gesture' toward Jagdeep Dhankhar angers BJP

Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Jaya Bachchan sparked controversy with her alleged improper behavior in Rajya Sabha last week, a video of which is doing the rounds on social media.

11 Feb 2023

Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor jibes at AWBI for withdrawing 'Cow Hug Day' appeal

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday took a dig at the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), a day after the Government body decided to withdraw its request to celebrate February 14 as "Cow Hug Day."

11 Feb 2023


'India mine too': JUH chief Madani flags Islamophobia, hate speech 

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) President Maulana Mahmood Madani flagged the alleged rise of Islamophobia, religious prejudice, and hate speech against minorities in India on Friday, ANI reported.

11 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'Nehru surname' jibe: Priyanka Gandhi's son dragged into row

While the controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Gandhi family's surname continues, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dragged Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's son, Rehan, into it.

11 Feb 2023


Delhi L-G removes two AAP nominees from power discom boards

Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena on Saturday removed two Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government nominees from the boards of private power distribution companies (discoms), NDTV reported.

11 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate first stretch of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway tomorrow

Commuters will be able to travel from Delhi to Jaipur in approximately two hours starting next week instead of four-five hours as the first section of the 1,386km greenfield Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, linking Rajasthan's Dausa to the national capital, becomes functional.

10 Feb 2023


Rajasthan: Budget not leaked, claims Gehlot after reading old one

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reportedly read the old budget for seven minutes by accident while presenting the state budget before being interrupted on Friday.

09 Feb 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge brings up Vajpayee after his remarks on Modi expunged

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday questioned Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar about why portions of his address to Prime Minister Narendra Modi were excluded from Parliament records.

08 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Parliament: Rahul Gandhi's remarks on PM Modi, Adani expunged

The clash between the government and the Opposition in Parliament continued on Wednesday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding action against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi for his "objectionable" comments.

Setback for Rana Ayyub as SC dismisses plea against summons

In a major setback for journalist Rana Ayyub, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed her petition challenging a summons issued by a Ghaziabad special court in a money laundering case, PTI reported.