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People wearing jackets, pants, so there's no recession: BJP MP

10 Feb 2020

People wearing jackets, pants, so there's no recession: BJP MP

Amid the ongoing economic crisis, a member of BJP has exclaimed that people can still afford jackets and pants, hence, there is no recession.

Parvesh Verma calls Rajiv Gandhi 'Rajiv Feroze Khan' in Parliament

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."

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

03 Feb 2020

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.

I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

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.

People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

30 Sep 2019

People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "proud" of what his government achieved in the national capital, as far as healthcare and education are concerned.

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

18 Aug 2019

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

Singer and BJP MP Hans Raj Hans has said that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi should be renamed as "Modi National University (MNU)" after PM Narendra Modi.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.

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.

'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan

26 Jul 2019

'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

22 Jul 2019

Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

13 Jul 2019

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

06 Jul 2019

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

Days after PM Modi called violent behavior by members of the BJP "unacceptable" following Indore MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's assault on a civic official, reports of party MP Ram Shankar Katheria's security personnel thrashing toll plaza employees in Agra have emerged. The incident was captured on video.

'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

02 Jul 2019

'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

Actor-turned-politician and Gurdaspur MP, Sunny Deol, who is facing criticism for appointing a "representative" to take care of his constituency in Punjab, termed the controversy over the same as "extremely unfortunate".

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

26 May 2019

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rahul is illiterate, Kejriwal is power-hungry, says BJP MP

25 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rahul is illiterate, Kejriwal is power-hungry, says BJP MP

Veteran politician and Member of Parliament from South Delhi, Ramesh Bidhuri is known for keeping his views straight and strong.

Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk

14 Feb 2019

Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk

On Wednesday, the 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved for the general elections, due in April-May. In almost two months from now, some of the lawmakers will return to the House while others would have to taste defeat.

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

28 Jan 2019

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.

PM Modi's letters to poor has troubled Opposition. But why?

25 Jan 2019

PM Modi's letters to poor has troubled Opposition. But why?

To celebrate the 100-day mark of Ayushman Bharat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance scheme, hundreds of poor have received letters signed by him, a move which has rattled the Opposition.

BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

08 Jan 2019

BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Naresh Agarwal and his son Nitin have landed themselves in controversy after two videos surfaced on the Internet yesterday showing 200ml plastic liquor bottles being distributed inside lunch packets at a temple event.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

01 Jan 2019

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

On Monday, officials told the press that actor-turned politician and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha would no longer be treated as a VIP at the Patna airport and will have to undergo regular frisking when travelling from the airport.

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

28 Dec 2018

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

Hari Narayan Rajbhar, BJP MP from Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, wants a house for Lord Ram under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana as the deity is living in a tent in the disputed land in Ayodhya.

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

19 Dec 2018

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.

Bollywood legend Vinod Khanna's wife, Geetanjali, passes away at 70

16 Dec 2018

Bollywood legend Vinod Khanna's wife, Geetanjali, passes away at 70

Geetanjali Khanna, the first wife of late Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, and mother of actor Akshaye and Rahul Khanna, passed away on Sunday at the age of 70.

BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

11 Dec 2018

BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

The Bharatiya Janata Party losing its clutch over two (as of now) states in the Hindi heartland shows something went terribly wrong for the saffron party.

If Hanuman is Dalit, show his 'caste-certificate', demands Shivpal Yadav

08 Dec 2018

If Hanuman is Dalit, show his 'caste-certificate', demands Shivpal Yadav

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath recently sparked a controversy by calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit, which was followed by a widespread debate.

RSS can offer credible alternative to transform India: BJP MP

11 Nov 2018

RSS can offer credible alternative to transform India: BJP MP

Propaganda against the RSS has penetrated from top to bottom and scholarly narration can remove the ambiguities in history about the organization, which can offer a credible alternative to transform India, claims BJP-MP Rakesh Sinha.

Not Ram temple, install Buddha's statue in Ayodhya: BJP MP

10 Nov 2018

Not Ram temple, install Buddha's statue in Ayodhya: BJP MP

Amid growing demands for a Ram temple, Savitribai Phule, the BJP MP from Bahraich (UP), has called for installing a statue of Lord Buddha at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

Modi govt chooses Arnab Goswami as new trustee of NMML

03 Nov 2018

Modi govt chooses Arnab Goswami as new trustee of NMML

The Modi government has appointed journalist Arnab Goswami and three others as trustees of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), replacing four trustees who have been critical of the government's plans to set up a museum for all prime ministers at the Teen Murti complex in Delhi.

PM Modi condoles death of Lok Sabha member Bhola Singh

20 Oct 2018

PM Modi condoles death of Lok Sabha member Bhola Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed sorrow at the demise of Lok Sabha member Bhola Singh.

Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal

15 Oct 2018

Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal

Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.

Jharkhand: BJP-worker washes MP's feet, then drinks same water

17 Sep 2018

Jharkhand: BJP-worker washes MP's feet, then drinks same water

In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party worker washed feet of MP Nishikant Dubey at a recent event in Jharkhand and then drank the same water.

BJP MP calls for a 'purush-aayog', because men suffer too!

03 Sep 2018

BJP MP calls for a 'purush-aayog', because men suffer too!

Harinarayan Rajbhar, a BJP MP from Ghosi, UP, has said there should be a commission for men, like the National Commission for Women, as he believes men suffer too.

'Faceless' Congress will be wiped out of MP: BJP leader

12 Aug 2018

'Faceless' Congress will be wiped out of MP: BJP leader

The Congress is a "faceless, senseless and baseless" party that has no public leader and will be wiped out of Madhya Pradesh in the upcoming Assembly polls, former BJP state president Prabhat Jha said.

AMU yet to take decision on removal of Jinnah's portrait

06 Aug 2018

AMU yet to take decision on removal of Jinnah's portrait

The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh is yet to take a decision on removing a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah from the office of its students' union, an issue that had triggered a controversy in May.

Rising Muslim population in India responsible for crime: BJP MP

28 Jul 2018

Rising Muslim population in India responsible for crime: BJP MP

BJP MP Hari Om Pandey blamed the growing population of Muslims in the country for rising crime, adding to the controversial remarks by his party leaders.

'Can become CM in one-minute,' says the controversial Hema Malini

27 Jul 2018

'Can become CM in one-minute,' says the controversial Hema Malini

UP BJP MP Hema Malini can become the chief minister if she wanted to "in a minute," she told reporters Wednesday in Rajasthan's Banswara, "but I don't like to be tied up."

Ex-Rajya Sabha MP, Chandan Mitra resigns from BJP

18 Jul 2018

Ex-Rajya Sabha MP, Chandan Mitra resigns from BJP

Former Rajya Sabha MP and current editor of The Pioneer, Chandan Mitra, has resigned from the BJP and is slated to join the Trinamool Congress when West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee holds her annual mega rally on Saturday.

'Why is Karnataka-govt wasting money on iPhones?' questions BJP MP

17 Jul 2018

'Why is Karnataka-govt wasting money on iPhones?' questions BJP MP

Questioning Karnataka Government's move to distribute iPhones to 40 MPs from the state, a BJP MP has returned the costly gadget and said the state shouldn't waste public money when farmers and civic workers are in distress.

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

07 Jul 2018

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

Union Minister Jayant Sinha from Jharkhand has found himself in the middle of a controversy and scathing criticism after he garlanded eight men convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year.

BJP MP slams Riteish Deshmukh for photos near Shivaji statue

06 Jul 2018

BJP MP slams Riteish Deshmukh for photos near Shivaji statue

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh came under fire from BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati for clicking photos near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the Raigad fort near Mumbai.