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Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

26 Sep 2020

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

07 Sep 2020

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

In an unparalleled incident, the Indian Army on Monday accorded an honorable goodbye to a Tibetan soldier who died in Ladakh last month, reportedly after stepping on a landmine.

Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days

27 Dec 2019

Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days

145 days after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under lockdown, mobile internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday.

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

21 Dec 2019

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.

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.

J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti

06 Oct 2019

J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed a 10-member delegation of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to meet party chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for the past two months.

Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation

06 Oct 2019

Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation

National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.

BJP's troubleshooter and stalwart, Arun Jaitley cremated with state honors

25 Aug 2019

BJP's troubleshooter and stalwart, Arun Jaitley cremated with state honors

One of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arun Jaitley, who breathed his last on Saturday, was cremated with complete state honors at New Delhi's Nigam Bodh Ghat a short while ago.

Despite winning zero seats, BJP becomes Sikkim's main Opposition party

13 Aug 2019

Despite winning zero seats, BJP becomes Sikkim's main Opposition party

Sikkim was one of the four states where assembly polls were held simultaneously with general elections.

#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

05 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.

#LokSabha2019: With 36 alleged allies, NDA is stronger than ever

14 Mar 2019

#LokSabha2019: With 36 alleged allies, NDA is stronger than ever

For the Bharatiya Janata Party, the days of disgruntled allies have become a thing of the past.

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

29 Jan 2019

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

In a big move, the NDA led Centre moved Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking permission to hand over 'surplus' land in Ayodhya, which isn't disputed to its owner. The rightful owner of land is a trust named Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.

#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

09 Jan 2019

#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and said a lot of false information was being spread on it. He noted border security won't be compromised in any case.

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

06 Oct 2018

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

On Friday, a top Bangladeshi government official claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had personally told Sheikh Hasina that those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be deported to Bangladesh.

Shahid Kapoor's Twitter account hacked, messages praising Khilji posted

06 Sep 2018

Shahid Kapoor's Twitter account hacked, messages praising Khilji posted

The Twitter account of Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor was hacked on Thursday.

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

24 Jun 2018

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Lal Singh stoked a controversy as he warned Kashmiri scribes to draw a line and reminded them of the death of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari.

Alliance with PDP was compulsion, says BJP's Ram Madhav

21 Jun 2018

Alliance with PDP was compulsion, says BJP's Ram Madhav

After Bharatiya Janata Party dumped Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, the saffron party's leader Ram Madhav said forging the alliance earlier was a compulsion as otherwise people would have been disappointed.

As BJP dumps PDP, Governor's rule imposed in J&K

20 Jun 2018

As BJP dumps PDP, Governor's rule imposed in J&K

In a major development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday morning approved Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

BJP quits PDP alliance in J&K, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns

19 Jun 2018

BJP quits PDP alliance in J&K, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns

In a major development, the BJP has pulled out of its alliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Kavinder Gupta, seven others sworn in as J&K ministers

30 Apr 2018

Kavinder Gupta, seven others sworn in as J&K ministers

The Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir cabinet was reshuffled on Monday, with Governor NN Vohra administering the oath of eight ministers.

7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

06 Apr 2018

7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

On this day in 1980, two young leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani took the bold decision of forming the BJP by dismantling Jan Sangh. As its first party president, Vajpayee gave the party's clarion call "Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega."

TDP-BJP hit out at each other after falling-out

25 Mar 2018

TDP-BJP hit out at each other after falling-out

On March 8, Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP pulled out two ministers from the NDA government.

BJP's North-East target for 2019 elections: 21 of 25 seats

24 Mar 2018

BJP's North-East target for 2019 elections: 21 of 25 seats

Sounding the poll bugle for 2019 LS elections, BJP President Amit Shah has set his party's target for the North-East.

Rahul: Will give Andhra special category status after wresting power

06 Mar 2018

Rahul: Will give Andhra special category status after wresting power

Congress President Rahul Gandhi made a special appearance at rival-camp Telugu Desam Party (TDP) protest in New Delhi. With them, he demanded a special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

How has BJP expanded its Northeast footprint?

03 Mar 2018

How has BJP expanded its Northeast footprint?

Vote-counting is underway in North-East's poll-bound states. It is now clear that BJP will be a part of all the three governments.

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

28 Feb 2018

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

Radical Sikh elements have allegedly found a politically-conducive environment to revive the Khalistan movement in Canada, North American and European countries.

After Anupam Kher, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, others hacked

06 Feb 2018

After Anupam Kher, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, others hacked

In a multi-person hacking operation, the Twitter accounts of Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi, actor Anupam Kher, economist Kaushik Basu, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav were hacked earlier in the day.

Alleged conflict of interest in Ajit Doval's son Shaurya's think-tank

04 Nov 2017

Alleged conflict of interest in Ajit Doval's son Shaurya's think-tank

In an exclusive article, the Wire has alleged that a think-tank run by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's son Shaurya Doval reeks of conflict of interest.

Is the Bhagwat-Modi relationship facing stormy days ahead?

07 Oct 2017

Is the Bhagwat-Modi relationship facing stormy days ahead?

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat, in his September 30 Vijayadashami address, had targeted PM Modi's economic policies in an understated manner.

PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

01 May 2017

PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

The alliance between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP in Kashmir has hit an all time low after the centre clarified it would not negotiate with Kashmiri separatists.

What was Mumbai upto on 17th Nov?

17 Nov 2016

What was Mumbai upto on 17th Nov?

Government is feeling demonetization blues as much as everyone else in the country.