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BJP hopes to get additional numbers from TRS, Swabhimani Paksha

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
To 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..
 

All our LS MPs resigned, no-trust motion is 'deal' between BJP & TDP: YSR Congress

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
YSR 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..
 

BJP believes in hiding the truth: Rahul

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Criticising 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..
 

BJP promised 'Suraaj' but delivered 'Kuraaj' in Rajasthan: Congress

Jaipur |Thursday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST
The 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..
 

No-confidence motion: Shatrughan Sinha to back BJP

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2018 1:11:29 PM IST
Bharatiya 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..
 

Assam cash-for-jobs scam: Congress slams BJP

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2018 1:11:37 PM IST
Congress 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..
 

BJP believes in hiding the truth: Rahul (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Criticising 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..
 

BJP activists held as they tried to picket CM's residence

Puducherry | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
Five 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..
 

SC asks Puducherry Assembly to allow nominated BJP MLAs to participate

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
The 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..
 

Assam cash-for-job scam: BJP MP's daughter, 18 others arrested

Dispur (Assam) [India] | July 19, 2018 6:41:24 AM IST
Assam 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..
 

Rahul takes jibe at BJP, RSS on attack on Swami Agnivesh

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
Congress 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..
 

Waterbody gives way to banquet hall: BJP

Ghaziabad |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:10 PM IST
A 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..
 

PM Modi has people's confidence: BJP on Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 10:41:37 PM IST
Hours 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..
 

Has BJP started Taliban in Hinduism: Tharoor

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 18, 2018 10:41:23 AM IST
Congress 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..
 

BJP to issue whip to LS MPs, TDP directs its members to be present on July 19, 20

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
The 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..
 

Can Centre pull up Delhi Govt for not taking measures on weather alert, says BJP MP

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
A 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..
 

BJP and Congress should come together to offer 'new deal' to women: Prasad

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Welcoming 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..
 

UP BJP working committee meeting on Aug 11-12

Lucknow | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
With 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..
 

Chandran Mitra resigns from BJP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:07 PM IST
Senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member Chandan Mitra has resigned from the party, a source said on Wednesday.... read..
 

BJP can't accept pluralism: Tharoor

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 7:41:30 PM IST
Condemning 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..
 

Left dominated block representatives chalked out future development planning with BJP MLA

Ambassa (Tripura) | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
The 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..
 

Police book BJP leaders for canopy collapse, 39 in hospital (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST
A 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..
 

Attack on Swami Agnivesh a publicity stunt: BJP leader

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] | July 18, 2018 2:41:24 PM IST
Swami Agnivesh staged the attack on himself to come into limelight, alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Jharkhand Chandreshwar Prasad Singh.... read..
 

Swami Agnivesh beating: Babulal says attack on freedom of expression; Sahai describes BJP as gang of goons

Ranchi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Post 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..
 

No-confidence motion set for Friday, BJP remains unperturbed

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 4:41:33 PM IST
New 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..
 

BJP hates political opponents : Tejaswi

Patna | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
Former 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..
 

Chandan Mitra quits BJP

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2018 7:11:28 PM IST
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandan Mitra on Wednesday submitted his resignation from the party.... read..
 

Anurag Thakur appointed BJP Chief Whip in Lok Sabha

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM IST
The 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..
 

Modi has become Dhritrashtra, BJP Duryodhan: Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM IST
Accusing 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..
 

Rahul does not love anyone but power: BJP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:27 PM IST
Launching 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..
 

BJP workers attack civic police volunteers near PM Modi's rally

Kharagpur (West Bengal) [India] | July 17, 2018 6:41:50 AM IST
Bharatiya 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..
 

Rahul's only love is for the 'Kursi' of power: BJP

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
BJP 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..
 

Swami Agnivesh beaten up by BJP workers in Pakur

Pakur | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Eminent 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..
 

Anurag Thakur is new BJP Chief Whip in Lok Sabha

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Bharatiya 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..
 

Women Morcha should work for toy bank for poor children: UP BJP president

Lucknow | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Uttar 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..
 

Police book BJP leaders after canopy collapse at Modi rally

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:47 PM IST
A 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..
 

BJP bid to lay seize CM's camp office aborted

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Police 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..
 

BJP MP returns Apple I-Phone given to MPs by Karnataka Government

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
BJP 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..
 

Tharoor slams BJP for 'attack' on his office

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:22 PM IST
Congress 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..
 

Anurag Thakur appointed BJP's chief whip in Lok Sabha

New Delhi [India] | July 17, 2018 7:11:36 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Anurag Thakur as the party's chief whip in Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Tharoor calls BJP 'narrow-minded'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 17, 2018 1:11:39 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday dubbed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as 'narrow-minded'.... read..
 

I erase hatred, fear, I'm Congress: Rahul hits back at BJP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Congress 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..
 

Attack on Swami Agnivesh: BJP says law will take its own course

Ranchi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
After 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..
 

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet no denial, but confession on 'Muslim party' remark: BJP

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
BJP 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..
 

J&K BJP constitutes new team

Jammu | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
The 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..
 

Govt on same page with SC on mob lynching: BJP

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
BJP 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..
 

BJP leader among 3 shot in Ballia

Ballia | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Three 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..
 

BJP has completely failed: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 1:45:11 PM IST
Delhi 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..
 

Oppn,Shiv Sena slam BJP-led govt in Mah assy over dairy farmers' protest

Nagpur | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
The 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..
 

BJP supporters going to attend PM rally rough up police near Kharagpur; TMC condemn attack

Kharagpur | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
At 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..
 

BJYM attack on my office brings out true face of BJP: Tharoor

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Condemning 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..
 
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