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Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

'Sushant was like our son,' says Raut after controversial remarks

14 Aug 2020

'Sushant was like our son,' says Raut after controversial remarks

Taking a U-turn of sorts, Shiv Sena leader and parliamentarian Sanjay Raut on Friday said that late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput "was our son," adding he wants his family to get justice.

West Bengal: BJP MLA found hanging near home

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.

'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma

27 May 2020

'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma

Paatal Lok is a smash hit.

'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

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.

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

25 May 2020

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

22 Apr 2020

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.

Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

11 Apr 2020

Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.

Unemployment fears strike UP village after BJP MLA welcomes refugees

09 Feb 2020

Unemployment fears strike UP village after BJP MLA welcomes refugees

Earlier this month, BJP MLA Vikram Saini had vowed to help 25 Hindu Pakistani refugees settle in the Kawal village of Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

23 Jan 2020

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

A minister in the Central government has claimed he has the perfect "cure" for students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru Universities, that have been simmering with tensions for weeks now.

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

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.

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

26 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

After the Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be held in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party called all of its MLAs for a meeting in Mumbai on Tuesday.

5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

04 Nov 2019

5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

Another day, another innocent life lost due to killer borewell.

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

29 Oct 2019

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.

Drugged for not marrying MLA's son: Daughter of ex-BJP MLA

20 Oct 2019

Drugged for not marrying MLA's son: Daughter of ex-BJP MLA

In Amazon Original Series, Made in Heaven, the protagonists saved a politician's daughter from her family which drugged her for refusing to marry another leader's son.

For calling Modis "thieves", Rahul pleads not guilty in court

10 Oct 2019

For calling Modis "thieves", Rahul pleads not guilty in court

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi returned to India from his trip to Cambodia on Thursday, and his first stop was a court in Surat where he appeared in connection to a defamation case.

BJP MLA asks I&B Ministry to cancel 'Bigg Boss 13'

10 Oct 2019

BJP MLA asks I&B Ministry to cancel 'Bigg Boss 13'

Days after online outrage over Bigg Boss 13 intensified, a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator has asked to ban the show.

Madhya Pradesh: Shop sells milk and chicken together, BJP frowns

16 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh: Shop sells milk and chicken together, BJP frowns

In Madhya Pradesh, a shop has become the latest reason why the ruling Congress and BJP-led Opposition are fighting.

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

30 Aug 2019

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

Last week, a law student mustered the courage to speak about the harassment she faced at the hands of BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand. However, just a day after she spoke up, she went missing.

Not just Rahul, Pakistan's UN letter quotes BJP's Khattar too

29 Aug 2019

Not just Rahul, Pakistan's UN letter quotes BJP's Khattar too

On Wednesday, BJP shredded into Congress' Rahul Gandhi, after reports suggested that the latter's take on Kashmir issue was used by Pakistan in its letter to United Nations.

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

17 Aug 2019

#HarishJatavLynching: Father commits suicide, family threatens to self-immolate demanding justice

In a disturbing turn of events, the blind father of a man who was lynched to death in Rajasthan's Alwar last month, committed suicide earlier this week. He was forced to take the extreme step as authorities did nothing to bring his son's killers to justice.

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

10 Aug 2019

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

A former MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was booked for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, this year, Delhi police said on Saturday.

Haryana CM Manohar Khattar's comments on Kashmiri girls spark controversy

10 Aug 2019

Haryana CM Manohar Khattar's comments on Kashmiri girls spark controversy

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar landed himself in a soup on Saturday after his remarks on Kashmiri girls grabbed headlines.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

07 Aug 2019

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

04 Aug 2019

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

The CBI is conducting raids at 17 different places in Uttar Pradesh as part of its probe into the Unnao rape survivor's car accident last week.

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

03 Aug 2019

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

In a bid to understand what actually happened on Sunday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is probing the accident of Unnao rape survivor recreated the crash on Friday on Lalganj road in Raebareli district.

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

01 Aug 2019

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

01 Aug 2019

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

It took a deadly accident of a rape survivor for the Supreme Court to finally wake up and realize law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has become a joke.

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

30 Jul 2019

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

29 Jul 2019

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

Hours after the mother of the Unnao rape case's survivor alleged that the accident in Raebareli, in which the teen was seriously injured, was a conspiracy, a murder case has now been filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar.

Was the Sonbhadra massacre avoidable? If only Adityanath..

25 Jul 2019

Was the Sonbhadra massacre avoidable? If only Adityanath..

Last week, 10 tribals lost their lives in an Uttar Pradesh village, after henchmen of the village head killed them in broad daylight, putting Yogi Adityanath's government in line of fire.

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

20 Jul 2019

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.

Gun-toting BJP MLA expelled for 6 years over viral video

17 Jul 2019

Gun-toting BJP MLA expelled for 6 years over viral video

Days after he was seen in a controversial viral video, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion was expelled from the party for six years.

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

15 Jul 2019

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

Days after Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP MLA from Bareilly, released a video alleging her life was under threat as she married a Dalit man, another girl has followed suit.

UP: Husband of BJP MLA's daughter, who posted video, beaten

15 Jul 2019

UP: Husband of BJP MLA's daughter, who posted video, beaten

Monday started on a terrible note for Sakshi Misra, who is the daughter of BJP MLA from Bareilly, Rajesh Misra. Sakshi's husband Ajitesh Kumar was beaten by unknown miscreants outside Allahabad High Court, where they arrived to seek protection.

BJP MLA's daughter, 'threatened' for marrying Dalit, feels 'safe' now

13 Jul 2019

BJP MLA's daughter, 'threatened' for marrying Dalit, feels 'safe' now

Sakshi Misra, the daughter of BJP MLA Rajesh Misra, who created an uproar by claiming her father 'threatened' her for marrying a Dalit man, said she feels safe now.

Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

12 Jul 2019

Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who was recently seen in a controversial viral video of him dancing with guns and mouthing expletives, has been suspended from the party indefinitely.

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

07 Jul 2019

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

On Sunday, famous Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during the party's membership drive program in Delhi.

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

04 Jul 2019

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.