Saturday, September 25, 2021

Rahul Gandhi directs Congress to launch 'aggressive campaign' against BJP in Goa

Panaji (Goa) | September 25, 2021 11:46:12 AM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in Goa, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed the state unit of the party to launch an aggressive campaign against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.... read..

K'taka BJP is puppet of RSS, working on their orders: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has no faith in democracy and a parliamentary system of governance, Siddaramaiah, the Leader of the Opposition has said, adding the entire government, including Bommai, is behaving like a puppet of the RSS and wor... read..

UDF loses Kottayam municipality after BJP's 'surprise backing' to LDF's non-confidence motion

Kottayam (Kerala) | September 25, 2021 10:46:10 AM IST
The rule of Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kottayam Municipality came to an end on Friday after a non-confidence motion moved by Left Democratic Front ( LDF) got a surprise backing from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..

BJP not in favour of giving OBCs their rights proportional to population: Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi | September 25, 2021 2:46:11 PM IST
Days after the Centre told the Supreme court that collection of Other Backward Classes (OBC) information in census 2021 is not feasible, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday slammed the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the ruling party is no... read..

Maha BJP LoP Pravin Darekar is a 'crorepati labourer': Sena leader

Mumbai |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, Pravin Y. Darekar, "is a ‘crore-pati labourer who has allegedly mis-declared his professional credentials in his election affidavits", claims a criminal complaint lodged with the Ghatkopar... read..

Is Suresh Gopi in the reckoning for Kerala BJP chief's post?

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
It's been a while since the name of superstar Suresh Gopi taking over as the new Kerala BJP president has been in the air and it appears to have gained momentum after the news surfaced that he is leaving for Delhi on Sunday.... read..

BJP aims to win UP Assembly polls, plans micro-management at booth level

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 25, 2021 1:46:02 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started its preparations for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections which is scheduled to be held early next year. The party's preparations include micro-management of booths.... read..

BJP, SP are B & C teams of each other: Satish Chandra Mishra (Interview)

Lucknow |Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
All political parties are gearing up for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has been in power in the state four times, has already kicked off its election campaign by holding "Prabuddh Samaaj Goshthis" o... read..

Centre accords Z category security to BJP West Bengal President Sukanta Majumdar

New Delhi | September 25, 2021 5:16:01 PM IST
Centre accorded Z category security to newly appointed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal President Sukanta Majumdar.... read..

Mumbai Mayor lauds police for action against BJP worker in alleged sexual harassment case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 24, 2021 5:16:13 AM IST
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday lauded the Mumbai Police for taking appropriate and timely action against the accused in the alleged sexual harassment case of a female Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker by her fellow male worker.... read..

NBW issued against Etawah BJP MP in Agra

Agra |Friday, 2021 11:15:06 AM IST
The special MP/MLA court in Agra has issued a non-bailable warrant against former union minister and Etawah MP Ram Shankar Katheria for failing to appear before the court in connection with an 11-year-old case registered against him and his party colleagu... read..

BJP to launch campaign to win OBC support in UP, Uttarakhand polls

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Realising the fact that Other Backward Castes (OBC) will play a decisive role in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, the BJP OBC wing will launch a massive campaign to highlight the community specific works done by the government and also to reveal how the Con... read..

Bombay HC notice to 2 BJP MLAs in disqualification case

Panaji |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court on Friday issued notices to two sitting BJP MLAs, including a deputy Chief Minister in connection with a disqualification petition filed against the two by the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).... read..

More trouble for Kerala BJP chief as court asks him to give voice sample

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 12:45:06 PM IST
A day after state BJP president K. Surendran was asked to appear before a Crime Branch police probe team at Kasargode, a court in Wayanad district on Friday asked him to give his voice for a test in another case.... read..

BJP strikes alliance with Nishad Party in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 12:45:06 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh has finalised its alliance with the Nishad Party for the upcoming Assembly elections.... read..

India, US in sync with several global issues: BJP

New Delhi | September 24, 2021 6:46:31 PM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bilateral meeting with the US President Joe Biden, BJP Foreign Affairs Department In-Charge Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, highlighted the importance of the meeting and said that it will be in favour of India's interests.... read..

West Bengal: BJP writes to West Bengal Chief Election Officer demanding removal of DCP South from election duty

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 11:46:04 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday wrote to the Chief Election Officer of West Bengal demanding removal of DCP South, Akash Magharia, alleging that he molested BJP's Bhabhanipur candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and three other Members of Parliament (MP).... read..

BJP undemocratically silencing voice of opposition, says Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 11:46:07 PM IST
Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah on Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party government of undemocratically silencing the voice of the opposition.... read..

BJP cites Amarinder's comments to attack Sidhu, Gandhi family

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
The happenings in the Punjab Congress have given a new impetus to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state after the Shiromani Akali Dal broke away from the NDA.... read..

Suvendu Adhikari lashes out at Abhishek Banerjee, says no one can control BJP's vote back

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:46:02 AM IST
Reacting to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's claim that BJP will collapse if TMC keeps its door open, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said that no one can control BJP's vote bank.... read..

Kolkata police register suo moto case after ruckus over BJP leader's body

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:16:27 PM IST
Kolkata Police filed suo moto case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal president Sukanta Majumder at Kalighat Police station on Friday after the party took out a procession with the body of a BJP leader and clashed with police when stopped.... read..

TMC's goal is to separate West Bengal, make 'Greater Bangladesh': WB BJP chief

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:16:13 PM IST
Slamming the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sukanta Majumdar on Friday said the ultimate goal of the TMC is to separate the state and make a 'Greater Bangladesh'.... read..

Illegal immigrants flooded Assam, managed to procure fake documents during Congress rule: BJP's Nalin Kohli

New Delhi | September 24, 2021 5:16:15 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Friday raised serious allegations against the Congress party stating that during the party's tenure, illegal immigrants flooded Assam and managed to procure fake documents.... read..

Telangana BJP leader slams opposition statement that Modi govt is selling public properties

Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 24, 2021 12:46:02 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy on Thursday slammed the opposition parties for saying at a dharna that the BJP-led government at the centre was selling public properties.... read..

UP Assembly polls 2022: BJP to contest in alliance with Nishad Party, Apna Dal

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 2:16:08 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be contesting the 2022 Assembly Polls in Uttar Pradesh in alliance with Nishad Party and Apna Dal, under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister and BJP's election... read..

Developments in Afghanistan a matter of concern, world leaders should evolve joint response, says BJP leader

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 5:16:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States is taking place in the backdrop of developments in Afghanistan and the challenge faced by the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the two issues are likely to prominently figure in his discussio... read..

Action against graft, BJP to expel more municipal councillors in Delhi

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of next year's municipal polls in the national capital, the BJP has decided to take strict action against its councillors if found guilty of graft charges and indiscipline.... read..

Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda condemns killing of BJP leader in Ranchi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 23, 2021 4:15:59 AM IST
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda on Wednesday condemned the killing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Jitram Munda and called it a result of complete administrative failure.... read..

BJP eyeing Bengali 'Bhadralok' with Sukanta Majumdar's appointment

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
By appointing Lok Sabha member Sukanta Majumdar as the President of its West Bengal unit, the BJP is attempting to win the support of the states intelligentsia and the Bengali Bhadralok.... read..

Uttarakhand to hold Shaheed Samman Yatra in October, state BJP leaders see it game-changer ahead of assembly polls

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:46:04 PM IST
In a massive exercise to reach out to families whose members have served or are serving in defence forces, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand is set to organise 'Shaheed Samman Yatra' in October.... read..

Kerala BJP chief Surendran asked to appear again before Police

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
A week after Kerala BJP president K. Surendran appeared before the Kasargode Crime Branch police officials in an election bribery case filed against him, a second notice has been served asking him to appear again with a mobile phone, which he claims has b... read..

Hyderabad BJP MLA complains of receiving threatening calls

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
BJP Telangana lawmaker T. Raja Singh on Wednesday lodged a police complaint that he is receiving threatening phone calls and demanded a gun license.... read..

Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Fresh controversy erupted in West Bengal after a defeated BJP candidate from the Magrahat West Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district -- Dhurjati Saha -- who was allegedly assaulted by Trinamool Congress workers after the announcement of elec... read..

Selvaganabathy set to become BJP's first MP from Puducherry

Puducherry |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
BJP leader and former Puducherry legislator S. Selvaganabathy will become the party's first MP from the Union Territory as he is set to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha.... read..

Uttarakhand to hold Saheed Samman Yatra in October, state BJP leaders see it game-changer ahead of assembly polls

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:16:13 PM IST
In a massive exercise to reach out to families whose members have served or are serving in defence forces, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand is set to organise 'Shaheed Samman Yatra' in October.... read..

Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP likely after Durga puja

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
There are strong indications that a major reshuffle is likely to take place in the West Bengal BJP hierarchy just after the Durga puja where new and young leaders will be roped in and more representation from North Bengal will get a preference.... read..

Absence of veterans in Raj BJP's chintan shivir raises several questions

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Though the two-day BJP meeting named as 'Chintan Shivar' held in Rajasthan's Kumbhalgarh town, gave a strong message to BJP workers to focus on Mission 2023 unitedly and stop the infighting, the absence of former CM Vasundhara Raje, Union minister Gajendr... read..

Woman files police case in Mumbai against fellow BJP party worker over sexual assault

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 23, 2021 2:16:19 PM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker has registered a case against a male colleague at Borivali police station for allegedly molesting her.... read..

Economy is reviving and on path to achieving double digit growth: BJP leader Gopal Krishna Aggarwal

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:16:14 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national spokesperson on economic affairs Gopal Krishna Aggarwal on Thursday said the economy is reviving and on the path to achieving double-digit growth.... read..

BJP sets Mission 2023 to return to power in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The BJP, in its 2-day chintan shivir organised in Kumbhalgarh, held deliberations on Mission 2023 and pledged to remove the perception in Rajasthan that power gets shifted after every five years.... read..

BJP activist spreads the word for 'NAMO App' through a new drive 'GharGhar Modi' in Gujarat

Business | September 23, 2021 1:16:07 PM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], September 23 (ANI/PNN): Co-Convenor of Gujarat BJP's social media department, Manan Dani, has initiated the organization's drive to spread the word for the NAMO App.... read..

Manjhi hits back at BJP after his controversial statement on Lord Ram

Patna |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi, the former chief minister of Bihar, who is facing criticism for his controversial statement on Lord Ram, retaliated on Thursday by saying that they should also speak about Dalit entry into temples.... read..

If AAP MLAs are elected, they will shelter Rohingyas in Goa: BJP

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
If Aam Aadmi Party MLAs are elected in Goa, they will shelter Rohingya refugees in the coastal state, North Goa Zilla panchayat chairperson and BJP state office bearer Kartik Kudnekar said on Thursday.... read..

BJP confident of winning Punjab, U'khand, says General Secretary Gautam (Interview)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
How is the BJP preparing for the Assembly elections in five states -- Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand? Will the BJP go with a Chief Ministerial face in the Punjab Assembly polls or will the party fight elections in the name of Prime Mi... read..

FIR registered against BJP's Pravin Darekar for using objectionable language against NCP

Pune (Maharashtra) | September 22, 2021 11:16:01 PM IST
An FIR was registered against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pravin Darekar at Sinhgad Police Station here on Wednesday for allegedly using objectionable language against the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and a woman, police said.... read..

BJP believes there is Talibani rule in Opposition ruled states, says Sanjay Raut

By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 12:46:06 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday slammed newly appointed West Bengal BJP Chief Sukanta Majumdar for his "Taliban government in West Bengal" remark, and said usage such of language in democracy degrades the level of political discourse.... read..

Elections in 5 states: BJP to consolidate Scheduled Caste votes, SC Morcha demands reservation in all universities

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 4:45:59 PM IST
Ahead of assembly elections in five states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is working hard to ensure that the narrative of the party being seen as anti-reservation does not gain ground among Scheduled Caste (SC) voters.... read..

Karnataka: BJP govt passed bill to protect temples from demolition, says CT Ravi

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 5:16:16 PM IST
Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary CT Ravi welcomed the newly passed Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill, 2021 in the state assembly and said that the BJP has passed it to protect temples from demolition.... read..

Congress, BJP candidates file nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll in Maharashtra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 22, 2021 11:46:06 PM IST
Congress leader Rajni Patil and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Upadhyay filed their nominations for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypoll in Maharashtra at the Maharashtra assembly on Wednesday.... read..

BJP candidate S Selvaganapathy files nomination for Puducherry Rajya Sabha elections

Puducherry | September 22, 2021 11:45:58 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party candidate S Selvaganapathy on Wednesday filed the nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry.... read..

BJP reacts sharply to Jitan Ram Manjhi's remark on Lord Ram

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
After the controversial statement of former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Lord Ram, he came on the radar of BJP leaders ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election.... read..
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