Bharatiya Janata Party
Founded on 6th April 1980 by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani, Bharatiya Janata Party works on the ideology of ‘’integral humanism’’. After winning the 2014 Lok Sabha elections with clear majority, Narendra Modi was elected as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The party also has its ideological and organisational roots to RSS, a prominent Hindu nationalist group.
25 May 2020
Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.
25 May 2020
'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma
Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma-produced web series Paatal Lok continues to spark controversies.
19 May 2020
Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
The cold-blooded murders of a Samajwadi Party leader and his son in Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves in Sambhal district, where the incident happened.
29 Apr 2020
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings
Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".
28 Apr 2020
Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more
In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".
18 Apr 2020
Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks
The Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested actor Ajaz Khan for his objectionable comments on social media, according to reports.
17 Apr 2020
I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy
Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.
06 Apr 2020
Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat
Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.
23 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM
Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.
23 Mar 2020
Varun Gandhi demands action against UP officials seen leading procession
As the entire nation observed a curfew on Sunday, two officials in Uttar Pradesh sparked controversy after they were seen leading a procession in a viral video.
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).
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.
10 Mar 2020
MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh CM to rejig Cabinet as Ministers resign
The Madhya Pradesh government seems to be in peril after 19 MLAs tendered their resignation.
07 Mar 2020
Asianet, Media One back on air as government lifts ban
The ban on two Malayalam channels, Asianet News and Media One, was lifted on Saturday, ahead of the stipulated 48-hour window.
01 Mar 2020
Separatists must fear NSG: Amit Shah in West Bengal
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that those who want to "divide the nation" should fear the presence of the National Security Guard (NSG).
24 Feb 2020
Right-wing activist threatens to kill teenager who raised pro-Pakistan slogans
A right-wing activist has announced a bounty of Rs. 10 lakh on a Bengaluru student booked for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bengaluru recently.
23 Feb 2020
Veerappan's daughter joins BJP, says PM Modi's schemes impressed her
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has inducted an interesting name into its fold — the daughter of slain sandalwood smuggler Veerappan.
19 Feb 2020
Mamata blames Centre's 'vendetta politics' for actor-turned-politician Tapas Pal's death
A day after noted Bengali actor and Trinamool member Tapas Pal breathed his last, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the Centre, led by Bharatiya Janata Party, for it.
17 Feb 2020
Sonam Kapoor slams RSS chief, calls him foolish
On Sunday, right-wing volunteer organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)'s chief Mohan Bhagwat stirred controversy, after he said that the cases of divorce are more prevalent in educated and affluent families. He argued that education and wealth bring along arrogance, which destroy families.
13 Feb 2020
Assam to convert state-run madrassas, Sanskrit centers into regular schools
The Assam government plans to shut all state-run madrassas and Sanskrit 'tols' (centers of learning), state Finance and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.
11 Feb 2020
Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?
As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.
09 Feb 2020
After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.
08 Feb 2020
Exit polls: AAP almost set to retain Delhi
On Saturday, Delhi voted for the 2020 Assembly elections and the exit polls are out.
07 Feb 2020
High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!
Noisy loudspeakers, shouty pamphlets, and divisive statements by politicians took over Delhi in the last couple of weeks, but all of that has now come to an end.
06 Feb 2020
Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh
Adding to the long list of hateful comments that Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have made about Shaheen Bagh, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said the protest site has become a breeding ground for suicide bombers.
05 Feb 2020
New low: Kejriwal's daughter on BJP calling him a 'terrorist'
The Bharatiya Janata Party has invited the fury of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter Harshita. The 24-year-old is quite angry that leaders of the saffron party called her father a terrorist, but she is confident that people of Delhi will re-elect Kejriwal as the CM on February 11.
03 Feb 2020
Parvesh Verma calls Rajiv Gandhi 'Rajiv Feroze Khan' in Parliament
Mere days after he made controversial remarks about Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protests, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Parvesh Verma referred to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as "Rajiv Feroze Khan."
01 Feb 2020
Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman reveals three themes of Budget
As she rose to present her second Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the budget for the financial year of 2020-21 revolves around three themes: Aspirational India, Economic development for All, and building a Caring society.
31 Jan 2020
BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.
30 Jan 2020
Narendra Modi, Nathuram Godse share same ideology, says Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows the same ideology as Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.
30 Jan 2020
I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party for calling him a "terrorist" and reminded of his "sacrifices" for the country.
29 Jan 2020
Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone
After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.
29 Jan 2020
Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.
25 Jan 2020
For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours
Known for spewing venom and passing communal remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kapil Mishra was on Saturday banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission.
24 Jan 2020
Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts
A recent study on online abuse has revealed the shocking reality of how women politicians in India are targeted on Twitter.
24 Jan 2020
BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya can identify immigrants "because they eat poha"
Of the many talents Bharatiya Janata Party's Kailash Vijayvargiya has, recognizing people from their eating habits is perhaps the best one.
23 Jan 2020
Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures
With an aim to criticize the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), "reconnect" with masses, and shed light on the economic failures of the current regime, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will soon begin a yatra, an HT report said.
23 Jan 2020
Chanting 'Azadi' slogan during protests qualifies as treason: Yogi Adityanath
Over the last few days, the azadi slogan has dominated the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, but Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called it an act of treason and warned his government will file sedition charges against the miscreants.
22 Jan 2020
Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques
An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.