Uma Bharti: News

01 Feb 2023


Will turn liquor shops into cow sheds: BJP's Uma Bharti

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti sought to link the recent rise in crimes against women in the state to consuming alcohol.

09 Nov 2022

Babri Masjid

Allahabad HC scraps plea against acquittal of Babri demolition accused

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday scrapped a plea that challenged the acquittal of 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case including BJP veterans LK Advani, Uma Bharti, MM Joshi, and Kalyan Singh, among others.

03 Oct 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday reacted to his acquittal in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

05 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

The Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, wants to create a spectacle of the groundbreaking ceremony, scheduled for August 5 and has started preparations for the same.

25 Oct 2019


Air hostess' brother slams BJP for seeking Gopal Kanda's help

After Haryana's results were announced, BJP, having 40 seats in its kitty, quickly moved to bring independents on its side.

25 Oct 2019


Haryana: Gopal Kanda supports BJP, Uma Bharti talks about "values"

Gifted with a fractured verdict in Haryana, BJP reached out to independents to ensure it forms the next government.

29 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.

17 Apr 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Priyanka Gandhi will be seen as 'thief's wife': Uma Bharti

In what marks as another low in political discourse, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said people of country would see Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as "thief's wife".

09 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Will BJP choose hardliner Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is mulling all its options for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, which has been its bastion for almost three decades.

26 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

23 Mar 2019

Uttar Pradesh

BJP names Union Minister Uma Bharti as National Vice-President

Union Minister Uma Bharti, who earlier expressed unwillingness to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, has been appointed the National Vice-President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.

23 Mar 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Congress fields Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, BJP's bastion since 1989

Reportedly, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest from Bhopal in the upcoming elections. Bhopal has been BJP's bastion since decades as the saffron party hasn't lost parliamentary polls from there since 1989.

04 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Uma Bharti won't contest 2019 elections; will focus on Ram-Mandir

On Tuesday, senior BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti announced that she would not contest next year's Lok Sabha elections, and would instead concentrate on issues such as the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and cleaning up the River Ganga.

23 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Brahmins know Hinduism: Congress-leader's comments on Modi's caste spark row

Congress has found itself in yet another controversy after senior leader CP Joshi said only Brahmins are learned enough to speak on Hinduism.

11 Oct 2018


Amid #MeToo storm, government weighing in on MJ Akbar's option

Amid the array of sexual harassment charges leveled against MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar, the government is weighing its options, IE reports quoting sources.

27 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#VyapamScam: FIR ordered against Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia

A court in Bhopal has directed police to register an FIR against senior Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath, and Jyotiraditya Scindia, and an RTI activist on charges of "fabricating evidence" in the Vyapam scam case.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay records statement against Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A Bhopal court recorded the statement of Congress leader Digvijay Singh in connection with his complaint against Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Uma Bharti, and five others in the Vyapam scam.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court rejects Subramanian Swamy's plea of urgent-hearing

The Supreme Court today rejected Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Subramanian Swamy's plea for an urgent hearing in the Ayodhya case.

Ahead of 2019, BJP leaders talk about Ram Mandir, again

In the last two days, the construction of Ram Mandir has taken center stage in politics once again.

02 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Here's why railway-station benches will soon carry local MPs' name

The Railways is planning to install 1L benches at 1,500 stations across the country through a unique sponsorship scheme: local MPS will fund these benches, costing Rs. 12,000-30,000 each, and in turn, their name will be etched on the bench.

02 May 2018

Tamil Nadu

Long before government launched Gobar-Dhan scheme, rural entrepreneurs initiated change

The Centre's launched Gobar-Dhan scheme on Monday hoping to make 'poo to power' a reality.

09 Jan 2018


Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita

Move over 2G and Coalgate, we have a new scam in making - the "Gita scam."

27 Oct 2017


IPS officer testifying against Advani in Babri case denied extension

The government has turned down Uttarakhand cadre IPS officer Anju Gupta's request for permanent employment in the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) on grounds that many joint-secretary level officers in R&AW have recently been granted extension.

27 Sep 2017

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Jyotiraditya makes the cut as Congress' chief ministerial candidate

Marking a generational shift in Madhya Pradesh's Congress politics, Jyotiraditya Scindia, 46, has emerged as the chief ministerial candidate.

20 Sep 2017


What has prompted Varanasi's transformation with state-of-the-art infrastructure?

PM Modi's LS constituency Varanasi is in the midst of a complete makeover after being included in the government's Smart Cities Mission in the second phase.

06 Sep 2017

Nitin Gadkari

Is Uma Bharti protesting her demotion with a padyatra?

Uma Bharti, who was shunted out of the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, will be taking a padyatra along the Ganga next month.

03 Sep 2017


Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

02 Sep 2017


Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.

01 Sep 2017


Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.

21 Aug 2017


Did Sasikala walk in and out of Bengaluru jail?

In a major development, CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing VK Sasikala and her relative Ilavarasi, both in civilian clothes, walking into the Bengaluru jail she is lodged in, in the presence of guards.

17 Jul 2017


DIG Roopa who exposed 'VIP treatment to Sasikala', transferred

DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa, who outed the ongoing corruption in the Bengaluru Central jail, has been transferred to traffic and road safety department by the Karnataka government.

14 Jul 2017


Sasikala gets VIP treatment in jail: Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry

After reports of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala getting VIP treatment in Parappana Agrahara jail surfaced, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered a high-level inquiry on Thursday.

Babri Masjid case- Advani, Joshi, Bharti exempted from personal appearance

A special CBI court has exempted BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti from personal appearance during the ongoing Babri Masjid case trial.

30 May 2017


Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

A special CBI court framed conspiracy charges against BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others under section 120(b) of the IPC in the Babri Masjid demolition case; all have been granted bail.

19 Apr 2017


Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

The Supreme Court has re-imposed charges of conspiracy against LK Advani, MM Joshi and other senior BJP leaders over the Babri Masjid demolition case.