Tuesday, March 21, 2023

BJP MP blames Andhra govt for neglecting Visakhapatnam metro rail project

New Delhi | March 21, 2023 6:05:49 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP GVL Narasimha Rao on Monday blamed the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government in Andhra Pradesh for neglecting the Visakhapatnam metro rail project.... read..

Parliament logjam continues as BJP, opposition persist with their demands; Rahul Gandhi says criticism of government not an 'attack on India'

New Delhi | March 21, 2023 2:05:18 AM IST
The logjam in parliament extended to the sixth successive day on Monday with the treasury benches and the government sticking to their stands.... read..

Maharashtra: Nana Patole's warning to BJP, says country will be "infuriated" if Rahul Gandhi is harmed in any way

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | March 21, 2023 12:06:03 AM IST
Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole on Monday hit out at the central government, saying if Rahul Gandhi is harmed in any way, the party will take to the streets.... read..

BJP is world's most important party: Wall Street Journal

New Delhi | March 21, 2023 11:05:28 AM IST
The BJP is the world's most important foreign political party and it may also be the least understood according to an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal authored by Walter Russell Mead.... read..

JPC probe into Adani issue will bring off BJP's mask: Congress' Pramod Tiwari

New Delhi | March 20, 2023 1:36:14 PM IST
Amid the repeated disruptions in Parliament, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari on Tuesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party-led centre for "not letting" the Parliament function.... read..

Telangana CM KCR took away the money of poor people, says BJP SC Morcha president

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 20, 2023 1:36:12 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Scheduled Castes (SC) Morcha National President Lal Singh Arya on Sunday hit out at the K Chandrashekhar Rao government and said they have taken away the money of the poor people.... read..

Kerala: Church priest counters Archbishop's statement on supporting BJP

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
Capuchin church priest and the editor of 'Indian Currents' weekly, Father Suresh Mathew, said on Sunday that Archbishop Mar Joseph Pamplany's statement on supporting the BJP cannot be taken as the stand of the Christians in Kerala, though attempts have be... read..

We will defeat BJP on all 80 seats: Akhilesh Yadav on 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 20, 2023 10:04:29 AM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be "defeated" on all 80 seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha polls.... read..

West Bengal: 2,000 TMC, BJP workers join Congress in Murshidabad, claims Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Murshidabad (West Bengal) | March 20, 2023 10:34:30 AM IST
Ahead of the Panchayat elections in West Bengal, PCC Chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has claimed that over 2,000 workers of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from different parts of Murshidabad and Maldah districts have joined the Con... read..

"Will vote for BJP if it increases the rubber price," says Kerala Arch Bishop

Thalassery (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 12:06:49 AM IST
The Catholic Arch Bishop Mar Joseph Pamplany has said that the migrant farmers of state's church will vote for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the next Lok Sabha elections if the ruling party at the Centre increases the rubber price by Rs 300 per kg.... read..

BJP leaders stage protest in Hyderabad against TSPSC paper leak

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 20, 2023 4:04:38 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders staged a 'Nirasana Deeksha' (protest) against the TSPSC paper leakage issue in the Khairatabad constituency in Hyderabad.... read..

Cancel policies of "illegally appointed" VCs in Bengal universities: BJP chief to Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:35:08 PM IST
West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar on Monday wrote to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan seeking to cancel all the major policy decisions made by Vice Chancellors of various state universities appointed by the state without keeping the chance... read..

Congress leaders will fight elections unitedly, says Rahul Gandhi in K'taka, slams BJP govt over corruption

Belagavi (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 8:35:15 PM IST
Sounding the poll bugle in Karnataka, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attempted to end the speculations of an internal divide in the party stating that all leaders of the party will contest the elections together and sweep the Assembly polls slated... read..

In no way is the attack on PM, BJP an 'attack on India': Rahul Gandhi retorts amid row over UK remarks

Wayanad (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 10:35:51 PM IST
Hitting back at the Bharatiya Janata Party over its persistent attack for remarks in the UK, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or the RSS is in no way an attack on India.... read..

BJP MLC Baburao Chinchansur resigns from Karnataka Legislative Council

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 11:36:02 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party MLC Baburao Chinchansur on Monday tendered his resignation from the State Legislative Council.... read..

BJP does not want common people to get reservation benefits: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

Kanker (Chhattisgarh) | March 20, 2023 10:34:28 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that BJP does not want common people to get the benefits of reservation.... read..

Asansol stampede: BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari arrested, brought to Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 6:05:33 AM IST
BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari, who was arrested from Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh by Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate, was brought to Kolkata on Saturday late evening.... read..

BJP evading questions by blocking parliamentary proceeding: Cong MP Manickam Tagore

Panaji |Sunday, 2023 1:45:16 AM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Saturday alleged that ruling members are blocking the process of parliament to evade the questions on 'Adani scam' and relation of latter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..

Telangana: KTR warns BJP against politicising TSPSC exam issue, says justice will be done to the unemployed

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 19, 2023 2:04:50 AM IST
Minister of Information and Technology KT Rama Rao (KTR) in a press meet on Saturday warned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against politicising the Telangana State Public Service Commission exam issue for selfish gains and assured that justice will be done ... read..

BRS-BJP poster war in Hyderabad turns ugly

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2023 2:45:08 AM IST
The poster war between Telangana's ruling BRS and opposition BJP turned ugly with new posters emerging in Hyderabad on Sunday, showing Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha as a culprit in Delhi excise policy scam case.... read..

'Bihar govt working on PFI's agenda': BJP leader Sanjay Jaiswal

Patna |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A day after the Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar allowed Muslim employees to leave early during the month of Ramzan, BJP's state unit president Sanjay Jaiswal on Saturday said "the Bihar government is working on the agenda of the banned organisation P... read..

Mamata Banerjee scared of losing people's support: BJP West Bengal President

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 10:04:42 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal President Sukanta Majumdar said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scared that she would lose people's support.... read..

BJP leader Sunil Jakhar hits out at Punjab govt's crackdown to nab Amritpal Singh during G20 meetings

Panchkula (Punjab) | March 19, 2023 5:34:07 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive member Sunil Jakhar on Sunday hit out at the Punjab government's crackdown on 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh during G20 meetings in Amritsar and called it an ill-timed operation.... read..

Don't want to be in politics where there is heavy influence of money: TN BJP chief Annamalai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2023 7:35:22 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Tamil Nadu chief K Annamalai on Sunday said on Sunday that he wants to do clean politics and not politics in which there is heavy influence of money.... read..

BJP chief Nadda tweets video with reasons why PM Modi is most loved world leader

New Delhi | March 19, 2023 8:34:33 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Sunday tweeted a video that gives hundreds of reasons why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most loved and admired leader in the world.... read..

BJP trying to divert attention from Adani issue: AICC on notice issued to Rahul Gandhi

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 19, 2023 10:05:22 PM IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) spokesperson and MLA Kuldeep Singh Rathore on Sunday accused Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of making an attempt to divert the attention from the Adani issue by sending Delhi Police to Rahul Gandhi's residence.... read..

Rahul Gandhi should give info about sexual harassment victims to police: BJP's Sambit Patra

New Delhi | March 19, 2023 9:04:28 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Sambit Patra on Sunday said Congress MP Rahul Gandhi should give information to the police about the sexual harassment victims whom he had mentioned in his speech during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.... read..

Clash breaks out between BJP, Congress workers in Bengaluru; FIR lodged

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 18, 2023 11:35:18 AM IST
Karnataka Police has lodged Workers of Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed at a ground in Govindrajnagar constituency in Bengaluru on Friday.... read..

"BJP not stopping anyone's voice...voice was stopped in 1975 by imposing emergency" Rajnath Singh slams Rahul Gandhi

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 18, 2023 5:35:28 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday hit out at Rahul Gandhi stating that contrary to allegation, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) had not curtailed anybody's voice in the country as was the case during the 1975 Emergency.... read..

"They want to expel Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha": KC Venugopal attacks BJP-led government

New Delhi | March 18, 2023 12:04:16 AM IST
With stalemate in Parliament between BJP and opposition, Congress leader KC Venugopal has alleged that the government wants expulsion of Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha and their "entire tactic" of seeking an apology from him over remarks in the United Ki... read..

Trinamool's Mahua Moitra, BJP's Nishikant Dubey in heated spat over latter's degrees

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST
A couple of days after BJP MP Nishikant Dubey demanded a special parliamentary committee to inquire into Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's "contemptuous" remarks abroad and consider his expulsion from the Lok Sabha, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra again o... read..

Shah, Nadda congratulate T'gana BJP over MLC poll victory

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP national president J.P. Nadda and other central leaders on Friday congratulated the party's Telangana leadership over the victory of BJP-backed candidate in the Legislative Council election.... read..

Telangana: BJP leader Bandi Sanjay appears before women's commission over derogatory remarks against BRS MLC K Kavitha

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 18, 2023 4:35:44 PM IST
Telangana BJP president Bandi Sanjay on Saturday appeared before the State Women's Commission which had summoned him for making "derogatory remarks" against Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC Kavitha.... read..

West Bengal police arrests BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari from UP

Asansol (West Bengal) | March 18, 2023 8:35:04 PM IST
West Bengal Police on Saturday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Tiwari in connection with a stampede, which claimed lives of three people during a blanket distribution program in December.... read..

Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav furthering PFI agenda in Bihar: State BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal

Patna (Bihar) | March 18, 2023 7:35:13 PM IST
Bihar BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal on Saturday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav are furthering the Popular Front of India (PFI) agenda in the state.... read..

Decision lies with top leadership: TN BJP leader on alliance with AIADMK

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 4:35:29 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state vice president Nainar Nagenthiran on Saturday said that the party would follow the orders of the top leadership on forming an alliance with the AIADMK.... read..

Rajya Sabha adjourned for day on 5th consecutive day as BJP, Opposition MPs continue disruptions

New Delhi | March 17, 2023 12:36:23 PM IST
On the fifth day in a row, the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day on Friday within minutes of convening its proceedings as both the treasury and Opposition benches created a ruckus on remarks of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in London reg... read..

Trinamool urges opposition to unite against BJP-led Centre's subjugation of Parliament

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Trinamool Congress on Thursday urged all opposition parties to stand united in the face of the BJP-led Central government's efforts to subjugate the Parliament, even as it has stayed away from protesting with the Congress on Adani issue, saying that the l... read..

Vyapam scam whistleblower deletes 'misleading' post on ex-BJP MLA's insistence

Bhopal |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Former BJP MLA Ranjana Baghel on Thursday warned 'Vyapam' scam whistleblower Dr Anand Rai to delete a video that he had uploaded on social media with the caption that Baghel would support Jay Yuva Adivasi Shakti (JAYS) in the next Assembly elections in th... read..

Delhi BJP to bring no-confidence motion against Kejriwal govt

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
The Delhi BJP has decided to bring a no-confidence motion against the Kejriwal government in the upcoming budget session of assembly starting on March 17.... read..

Yediyurappa's 'gherao' by BJP workers leads to poll yatra being called off

Bengaluru |Friday, 2023 4:45:08 AM IST
In another indication of the growing rifts in the BJP's Karnataka unit, a Vijay Sankalpa Yatra, supposed to be led by former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa in Mudigere assembly constituency in Chikmagalur district on Thursday, was called off after a publ... read..

'Gehlot swallowed 6 elephants': Raj BJP chief on Cong-BSP 'merger'

Jaipur |Friday, 2023 4:45:08 AM IST
Taking a dig at Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators joining the Congress, state unit BJP president Satish Poonia on Thursday said the veteran Congress leader has "swallowed six elephants".... read..

BJP promoting actors who sing vulgar songs in Bhojpuri, says RJD leader

Patna |Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
As Bihar Police cracks down on people who are playing vulgar Bhojpuri songs on loudspeakers, RJD MLC Sunil Singh accused that BJP of being responsible for promoting those actors singing such Bhojpuri songs.... read..

"Unfortunately, we are at a loss for words....": BJP mocks Rahul over clip of him being prompted by Ramesh

New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:05:01 AM IST
The BJP on Thursday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after the latter was seen being coached and corrected by senior party leader Jairam Ramesh during a press conference in the national capital.... read..

"Kerala CM should clarify how much money received from World Bank..." BJP questions govt on Brahmapuram fire

Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 10:35:45 PM IST
Cornering the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala over Brahmapuram fire incident, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief K Surendran on Friday asked the chief minister to inform how much money the state has received from the World Bank, Central Government, ... read..

Will run nationwide campaign to seek Rahul's apology: BJP

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it will run a nationwide campaign to seek Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology over his remarks on the country's democracy in London, if the Wayanad MP does not apologise.... read..

CMs of many states trying for coalition to defeat BJP, Congress should decide it's role in elections: Akhilesh Yadav

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 11:34:08 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here in an indication of an emerging front that is opposed to the BJP but would not align with the Congress at the state level.... read..

SP will play big role in stopping BJP in 2024: Party vice president Kiranmoy Nanda ahead of national executive meet

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 1:06:38 PM IST
Ahead of the national executive meeting of the Samajwadi party in Kolkata, the party's national vice president Kiranmoy Nanda said that the main aim of the meeting is to build public opinion against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and stop it from coming... read..

Akhilesh Yadav targets BJP in Kolkata meeting, says Samajwadi Party will do everything to save constitution

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 7:33:54 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party over "unemployment and price rise" and alleged there is no action by probe agencies against those who join the ruling party at the Centre.... read..

MP: JAYS' Anand Rai claims support of ex-minister Bhagel in next polls; "False," says BJP leader

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 5:37:08 PM IST
A suspended government doctor and JAYS (Jan Adivasi Yuva Sangathan) leader Dr Anand Rai has once again stirred controversy after sharing on social media, a photograph of former BJP minister Ranjana Baghel with Congress MLA Hiralal Alawa claiming that Bagh... read..

Telangana BJP leader Bandi Sanjay holds hunger strike against TSPSC paper leak, detained

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 17, 2023 4:34:20 PM IST
Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Bandi Sanjay was detained by the police on Friday after he sat on a hunger strike in the state capital over the alleged leak of the assistant engineer exam paper conducted by the Telangana State Public Service ... read..
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