Articles about Jagat Prakash Nadda
Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician and lawyer who is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been serving as the National President of the saffron party since 2020. He is a former Union Minister and a former member of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh. Nadda was born in Patna and was active in the student politics organized by right-wing student groups such as Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). He graduated in arts from Patna University and pursued a degree in law from Himachal Pradesh University. He was in charge of the Lok Sabha elections on behalf of the BJP’s youth wing in 1989. In 1993, he contested and won his first Legislative Assembly election from Himachal Pradesh. Nadda retained the seat the following term and was re-elected in the 2007 Assembly elections. Between 1998 and 2010, he held key portfolios in the Cabinet such as Health and Family Welfare, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, and Parliamentary Affairs, amongst others. He has been a vociferous voice for the saffron party and was elected its National President in 2020.
07 Nov 2021
BJP's national executive meeting today; what's on the agenda?
A crucial meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive members is currently underway at Delhi's NDMC Convention Centre on Sunday.
21 Sep 2021
Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?
Amid reports of a brewing crisis in the BJP's West Bengal unit, the party's National President JP Nadda on Monday appointed Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar as its new state party president.
04 Aug 2021
Karnataka Cabinet to have 26 new Ministers, swearing-in likely today
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is set to appoint as many as 26 new Ministers for the state Cabinet today.
16 Mar 2021
Shah, Nadda hold meetings amid protests over BJP Bengal candidates
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda have held meetings as the party's candidates for the upcoming West Bengal elections invited protests.
19 Jan 2021
Farm laws assault on middle class, jobless youth: Rahul Gandhi
Addressing the media on Tuesday over three farm laws, that have sparked a massive agitation, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said they not only impact the farmers but also the middle class and every youngster who is unemployed.
06 Jan 2021
Uttarakhand: BJP chief calls Congress leader 'Budhiya,' controversy follows
Bansidhar Bhagat, the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttarakhand, is being slammed by the Congress after he allegedly called the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Indira Hridayesh a "Budhiya" (old woman).
10 Dec 2020
BJP's convoy attacked in Bengal, stones pelted at Nadda's car
Stones were pelted today at the vehicles of BJP President JP Nadda and National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya in West Bengal.
09 Dec 2020
In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads
In yet another bout of humiliation for Congress, which is in power in Rajasthan, the party performed poorly in the rural polls. It is said to be trailing in 21 districts where Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections were held.
04 Dec 2020
Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second
The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.
04 Dec 2020
A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls
The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.
30 Nov 2020
After farmers reject offer, Amit Shah attends late-night meet
Hours after protesting farmers spurned the Centre's proposal to hold talks and take their agitation to Burari ground in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended a late-night meeting at the residence of BJP President JP Nadda, multiple reports said.
29 Nov 2020
GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for treating the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls as an election to pick the next Prime Minister
16 Nov 2020
Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for 4th straight term
Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday.
14 Nov 2020
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur
Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.
30 Oct 2020
J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda
Hours after three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam by militants, party President JP Nadda on Friday said their sacrifices won't go in vain.
11 Oct 2020
Tripura BJP MLAs camp in Delhi; demand CM's removal
At least seven MLAs of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura have camped in Delhi and are demanding the removal of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.
26 Sep 2020
In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.
09 Sep 2020
Sack Amit Malviya by Thursday: Subramanian Swamy tells BJP
Subramanian Swamy, Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha member, gave an ultimatum to his own party as he sought the removal of social media head Amit Malviya by Thursday.
23 Aug 2020
BJP, JD(U), LJP to fight Bihar polls together: JP Nadda
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said the saffron party, the Janata Dal (United), and the Lok Janshakti Party, will fight the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together.
18 Aug 2020
RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.
13 Jul 2020
West Bengal: BJP MLA found hanging near home
In a shocking incident, an MLA of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Debendra Nath Ray, was found hanging near his home on Monday morning, sparking allegations from the saffron party that he has been murdered.
08 Jul 2020
Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
06 Jul 2020
Rahul Gandhi skipped 11 meetings on defense, BJP slams him
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi who has been questioning the government over tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and has repeatedly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "come clean" on the situation has, surprisingly, not attended a single meeting of the Standing Committee on Defense since September.
19 Jun 2020
PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.
02 Jun 2020
Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.
28 May 2020
Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces
Merely four months after he was given the envious post of president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Rajeev Bindal resigned on Wednesday after a corruption scandal related to the procurement of medical supplies surfaced.
01 May 2020
In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand
Today, nearly 40 days after coronavirus-linked lockdown started, a special train was arranged from Telangana to ferry migrant workers to Jharkhand on a special request of the former's state government.
21 Mar 2020
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
13 Mar 2020
After he joins BJP, forgery case against Jyotiraditya Scindia re-opens
A forgery case, pertaining to the sale of 6,000 sq feet of land, was reopened against newly-inducted BJP member Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday, merely a day after he joined the saffron party severing his ties with the Congress.
11 Mar 2020
Congress living in denial: Jyotiraditya Scindia after joining BJP
Leaving his party of 18 years, former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday and soon launched a scathing attack on Congress.
04 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: India confirms 28 cases, including 16 Italians
India's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed 28 positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, called COVID-19.
20 Feb 2020
Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust
The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.
12 Feb 2020
On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan
Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
20 Jan 2020
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
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.
17 Jan 2020
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.
25 Dec 2019
President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes on Vajpayee's birth anniversary
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to India's former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on his 95th birth anniversary.
24 Dec 2019
Why leave Muslims: BJP's Chandra Bose, Netaji's relative, questions CAA
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has put Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the receiving end of criticism, with many saying that the ruling party didn't pay attention to India's secular nature.
19 Dec 2019
#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas
The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.