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BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

29 Nov 2019

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?

Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024

24 Sep 2019

Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024

Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.

Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

20 Aug 2019

Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.

When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod

27 Jul 2019

When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod

In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya

04 Jul 2019

For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya

Akash Vijayvargiya, who thought it was absolutely fine to thrash a civic official, could soon receive a showcause notice from his party BJP.

Mamata Banerjee gets angry over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans, again

31 May 2019

Mamata Banerjee gets angry over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans, again

The ferociousness of Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee isn't hidden from anyone. The West Bengal Chief Minister doesn't think twice before reprimanding people.

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

31 May 2019

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister: Details here

30 May 2019

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister: Details here

BJP leader Narendra Modi took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India on Thursday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

29 May 2019

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

26 May 2019

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

2019 elections fulfilled Jagan Mohan Reddy's long-nurtured dream. The YSRCP chief wanted to become Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister once in his life.

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

26 May 2019

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

24 May 2019

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.

PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

17 May 2019

PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

On the last day of campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi addressed his first-ever press conference since coming to power five years ago in 2014.

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

15 May 2019

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence

15 May 2019

Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will hold a review meeting on Wednesday with West Bengal observers over the issue of poll violence in the state.

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

15 May 2019

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata held on Tuesday ended in violence and a police lathicharge after a clash between BJP rallyists and student protesters holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters.

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

08 May 2019

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

The Congress had complained to Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission has been giving a free pass to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, hoping that the court might take some action.

Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason

30 Apr 2019

Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason

During his first visit to Ayodhya as the Prime Minister on May 1, Narendra Modi won't visit the makeshift Ram temple in the Uttar Pradesh town, reports HT. He had skipped visiting the temple in 2014 as well when he was campaigning.

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

29 Apr 2019

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.

Sunny Deol BJP candidate from Amritsar? Speculations rife

21 Apr 2019

Sunny Deol BJP candidate from Amritsar? Speculations rife

On Friday, BJP President Amit Shah met Bollywood actor Sunny Deol in Pune and sparked off speculations that the latter may be fielded from Amritsar, Punjab.

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

16 Apr 2019

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.

Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics

06 Apr 2019

Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics

The road to Delhi goes through Lucknow is perhaps the oldest and most relevant political slogan. And for 2019 elections, two parties, which were arch-rivals, have joined hands to ensure BJP stays out of power.

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

03 Apr 2019

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.

Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats

01 Apr 2019

Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats

On Sunday, Congress announced that Wayanad will be the second seat from where Rahul Gandhi will contest. He also hopes to retain Amethi.

At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

30 Mar 2019

At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

BJP President Amit Shah filed his nomination from Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Saturday after NDA showed its strength in a massive rally.

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

26 Mar 2019

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

Veteran Bollywood actress and MP Jaya Prada joined BJP on Tuesday and could be fielded from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.

If Congress wins, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali, says Vijay Rupani

25 Mar 2019

If Congress wins, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali, says Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Sunday that if Congress wins upcoming general elections, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali. Rupani, however, noted it was "unlikely" that Congress would win.

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

24 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

India will go to polls from April 11 to decide its future. The battle, which is being touted as "fight for the soul of India" by the Opposition and "fight against dynasty politics" by NDA, will naturally get the attention of the world.

BJP names Union Minister Uma Bharti as National Vice-President

23 Mar 2019

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.

BJP's poll campaign began with Kumbh. Will it get results?

20 Mar 2019

BJP's poll campaign began with Kumbh. Will it get results?

Uttar Pradesh holds high importance for BJP. Banking on the Ram Janmbhoomi emotions and the sensitive Ayodhya issue, the party rose to national prominence in the late 80s and early 90s.

Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

18 Mar 2019

Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

Goa BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar said the party would announce the next Chief Minister at 2 PM on Monday. A swearing-in ceremony will take place after 3 PM, Tendulkar said, reports PTI.

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

18 Mar 2019

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

Manohar Parrikar, one of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party, passed away on Sunday in Goa.

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

17 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. His health deteriorated on Saturday and CMO said doctors were "trying their best" to save him.

IAF-strikes: Mentioning Rajiv Gandhi's death, VK Singh slams Digvijay Singh

05 Mar 2019

IAF-strikes: Mentioning Rajiv Gandhi's death, VK Singh slams Digvijay Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs, General VK Singh on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Digvijay Singh for calling Pulwama terror attack "an accident" and casting doubts on IAF airstrikes in Balakot, Pakistan.

Facing ire for wearing military uniform, Manoj Tiwari defends himself

04 Mar 2019

Facing ire for wearing military uniform, Manoj Tiwari defends himself

BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari drew Opposition's ire for addressing a rally wearing military fatigues but he felt there was nothing wrong in it.

At bike rally, Amit Shah mentions IAF airstrikes, targets Opposition

02 Mar 2019

At bike rally, Amit Shah mentions IAF airstrikes, targets Opposition

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday launched a sharp attack on the Opposition alleging the parties of helping Pakistan with their statements.

Lok Sabha elections: Amit Shah to launch nationwide bike rally

02 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Amit Shah to launch nationwide bike rally

Ahead of the much-anticipated general elections to be held in April-May, BJP President Amit Shah will kick off the poll campaign on Saturday from Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district.