New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 ISTTo ensure a convincing and big margin win in the number game in Lok Sabha vis-a-vis no-trust motion coming up for voting on Friday, the ruling BJP has tried to reach out to smaller parties. According to sources in the NDA, besides Naveen Patnaik-led Bij... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 ISTYSR Congress Party led by Y S Jaganmohan Reddy will have "nothing to do" during the debate and voting on the no-confidence motion against the Modi government in Lok Sabha on Friday, a senior party leader said here. "Even the no-confidence motion tomorrow... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 12:45:04 PM ISTCriticising the proposed amendment to the RTI Bill that will render it "useless", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the BJP for believing only in keeping the truth hidden.... read..
Jaipur |Thursday, 2018 4:15:04 AM ISTThe BJP in Rajasthan had promised "Suraaj" (good governance) before coming to power in the state, but delivered "Kuraaj" (misgovernance) after forming the government, said the Congress on Wednesday... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2018 1:11:29 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha who is known for making anti-government remarks, will vote against the Telugu Desam Party's (TDP)no-confidence motion.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2018 1:11:37 PM ISTCongress leader Sandeep Dikshit launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the daughter of one of the BJP MPs was put behind bars for her alleged involvement in cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 1:45:05 PM ISTCriticising the proposed amendment to the RTI Bill that will render it "useless", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the BJP for believing only in keeping the truth hidden.... read..
Puducherry | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 ISTFive functionaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party here were arrested on Thursday when they attempted to picket the residence of Chief Minister V Narayanasamy. The BJP had announced that their activists would picket the residence of Chief Minister to p... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM ISTThe Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Puducherry Legislative Assembly to allow the three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs to participate in the Assembly proceedings, and sought the Centre's response to pleas challenging their nomination.... read..
Dispur (Assam) [India] | July 19, 2018 6:41:24 AM ISTAssam police on Wednesday arrested Pallavi Sharma, daughter of BJP MP RP Sharma, and 18 other government officers in connection with the cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a potshot at the BJP and the RSS on the attack on Swami Agnivesh on Tuesday. In a post on social media, Mr Gandhi, in an apparent reference to the BJP and the RSS, said, ''Pop Quiz - I bow to the most po... read..
Ghaziabad |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:10 PM ISTA waterbody in Ghaziabad gave way to a banquet hall and its original size was substantially reduced by influential politicians who took over the area, a group of BJP leaders alleged on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 10:41:37 PM ISTHours after ex-Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed confidence over numbers ahead of the trust vote, the Opposition on Wednesday hit out at the former stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the confidence of people.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 18, 2018 10:41:23 AM ISTCongress leader Shashi Tharoor, who earlier triggered a controversy after his "Hindu Pakistan" comment, has once again hit out at the BJP-led Centre and questioned whether they are trying to start Taliban in Hinduism.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTThe ruling BJP will issue whip for all its members in Lok Sabha directing them to be present in the House on Thursday and Friday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said here. He told reporters that the BJP-led NDA is confident of giving a "befit... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTA known critic of Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP regime in Delhi, BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri on Wednesday wanted to know if the Central government has any power to pull up any state government and "punish" it for not giving credence to weather alert and not taking ad... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTWelcoming Congress president Rahul Gandhi's initiative to support Women Reservation Bill, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that the BJP and Congress should come together to offer a 'new deal' to women. ''Since you have shown your deep con... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTWith Lok Sabha election round the corner, the Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party is all set for the two-day state working committee meeting in Meerut from August 11. The BJP national president Amit Shah will address the concluding session on Aug... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:07 PM ISTSenior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member Chandan Mitra has resigned from the party, a source said on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 7:41:30 PM ISTCondemning the attack at his office, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday came down heavily upon the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and accused it of "destroying the idea of India and accepting pluralism".... read..
Ambassa (Tripura) | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTThe quite unbelievable incident in present situation in the political arena had happened in the Tripura district where CPI-M ruled panchayat samiti has chalked out future development planning with the BJP MLA and other portfolio holders in the bordering s... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM ISTA day after a canopy collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, injuring 90 people, police on Tuesday booked the organisers, the state BJP, for attempted culpable homicide, a police officer said.... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] | July 18, 2018 2:41:24 PM ISTSwami Agnivesh staged the attack on himself to come into limelight, alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Jharkhand Chandreshwar Prasad Singh.... read..
Ranchi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTPost the attack on Swami Agnivesh in Pakur district by supporters of the Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha and Akhil Bhartiya Vidyrathi Parishad, the opposition has upped its ante against the BJP with former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi terming the incident... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 4:41:33 PM ISTNew Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI) The Lok Sabha will hold discussions on the Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) no-confidence motion against the centre over the Andhra Pradesh special status row on Friday.... read..
Patna | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 ISTFormer Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today accused BJP of hating its political opponents and the incident of veteran social worker Swami Agnivesh being thrashed by BJP workers in Jharkhand was reflection of behaviour of the saffron part... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 7:11:28 PM ISTSenior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandan Mitra on Wednesday submitted his resignation from the party.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM ISTThe BJP on Tuesday appointed its Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur as the new Chief Whip in the Lok Sabha, a day ahead of the start of Parliament's monsoon session.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM ISTAccusing the BJP-led Central government of trying to create a divide among Hindus and Muslims ahead of 2019 elections to polarise the society, the Congress on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become blind like Mahabharata character "Dhritrasht... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:27 PM ISTLaunching a sharp attack on Rahul Gandhi, the BJP on Tuesday said that contrary to his claim in a tweet, the Congress President does not love anyone but power.... read..
Kharagpur (West Bengal) [India] | July 17, 2018 6:41:50 AM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers attacked civic police volunteers in West Bengal's Paschim Midnapore after they could not reach the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally due to heavy traffic on the route.... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTBJP on Tuesday charged Congress president Rahul Gandhi with projecting a "virat swaroop (larger than life size)" image of himself and said his Twitter missive has "not answered the specific question whether he has stated in a meeting with Muslim leaders t... read..
Pakur | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTEminent social workers and former Rajya Sabha MP Swami Agnivesh was today badly beaten by the workers and supporters of the Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha and Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarathi Parishad outside a city hotel here. Swami Agnivesh was the chief guest ... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTBharatiya Janata Party has appointed Himachal Pradesh MP Anurag Thakur as the new Chief Whip of the party in the Lok Sabha. Party sources said on Tuesday that this information was given in the meeting of BJP Parliamentary Party Executive Committee.... read..
Lucknow | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTUttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey discussed poll strategy with officials of Women Morcha here in party headquarter on Monday. He instructed women officials to link women with party before 2019 Lok Sabha elections... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:47 PM ISTA day after a canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, injuring nearly 90 people, police on Tuesday booked the rally organisers, the state BJP, for attempted culpable homicide, police said.... read..
Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTPolice aborted Bharatiya Janata Party's plan to lay seize the "Pragathi Bhavan", Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's camp office-cum-official residence, here on Tuesday. The BJP gave a call for "Chalo Pragathi Bhavan' protesting against the... read..
Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTBJP Rajya Sabha Member Rajeev Chandrashekar has decided to return the Rs one lakh worth Apple I-phone sent to all Karnataka MPs along with some documents by the Karnataka government requesting them to attend a meeting called by Chief Minister H D Kuma... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:22 PM ISTCongress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday slammed the BJP for the attack on his office here by the party's youth wing activists over his remark that "Hindu Pakistan" would be created if the ruling party returns to power in 2019.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 17, 2018 7:11:36 PM ISTThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Anurag Thakur as the party's chief whip in Lok Sabha.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 17, 2018 1:11:39 PM ISTSenior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday dubbed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as 'narrow-minded'.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM ISTCongress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit back at the BJP over alleged "Congress is for Muslims" remarks, spelling out in a tweet the philosophy of the party that "stands with the last person in the line" whose religion or caste doesn't matter.... read..
Ranchi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTAfter the attack on Swami Agnivesh by the workers of BJP affiliate organisations in Pakur, the party in its reaction over the matter said Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has already ordered a high level probe into the incident. Party spokesper... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTBJP on Tuesday yet again joined issue with Congress President on the row over 'Congress is a Muslim party' remark and said there is "no denial" in Mr Rahul Gandhi's tweet earlier in the day on the same. "Na unhoney na kaha, Na unhoney haan kaha (He has n... read..
Jammu | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTThe state unit of Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Monday constituted a new team and nominated 11 state spokespersons, including its chief. BJP State President Ravinder Riana (MLA), in consultation with BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khann... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 ISTBJP on Tuesday said the Supreme Court verdict on mob lynching is in tune with the policy of the ruling party and the Modi government that there is no space for violence and taking law into own hands in democracy. "From time to time, the Centre has been as... read..
Ballia | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTThree people, including a BJP leader, received injuries in firing by unidentified criminals in Ubhaon area here on Monday. According to the police, BJP leader Murlidhar Verma was going to Mau district with his wife Priyanka Devi when some armed criminals ... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2018 1:45:11 PM ISTDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating.... read..
Nagpur | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTThe Opposition NCP legislators joined by the ruling Shiv Sena members slammed the BJP-led government in the Maharashtra Assembly on issue of indefinite stir launched by dairy farmers across the state on Monday, leading to adjournment of the House twice on... read..
Kharagpur | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTAt least 15 security personnel, including policemen and civic volunteers, today sustained injuries when they were roughed up by scores of irate BJP supporters at Chowringee near Mohanpur in West Medinipur district, a senior police officer said. The police... read..
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, Jul 16 2018 ISTCondemning the attack on his office by the activists of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) on Monday, Congress MP Shashi Throor said the incident has brought out the true face of the BJP. In a strong protest against Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' jibe... read..