Saturday, December 14, 2019

West Bengal: 2 BJP leaders allege their vehicles vandalised by miscreants

East Midnapur (West Bengal) | December 14, 2019 1:41:24 AM IST
West Bengal BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu and BJP Kanthi (East Midnapur) president Anup Chakraborty have alleged that their cars were vandalised by miscreants while they were enroute to Bhupatinagar Police Station on Friday.Later, BJP leaders and wo... read..

'BJP may win 42 seats in Delhi if polls held now'

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The BJP which only won three of 70 seats in the national capital in the 2015 Assembly polls may get 42 seats this time if elections are conducted now, a survey said on Friday.... read..

BJP leader attacked in Bengal, party blames Trinamool

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A group of people attacked the car of West Bengal BJP general secretary Satyantan Basu on Friday at Bhupatinagar in East Midnapore district with sticks and stones. Basu said he sustained injury from broken pieces of glass from the car windows.... read..

BJP women MPs file complaint against Rahul Gandhi with EC

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
After a ruckus in the Lok Sabha over Rahul Gandhi's 'Rape in India' remark at a rally in Jharkhand, women Members of Parliament of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission... read..

Twitterati not amused over BJP MP's Sanskrit claim

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A day after BJP MP Ganesh Singh claimed in Parliament that speaking Sanskrit kept diabetes and cholesterol at bay, Twitterati posted sarcastic and funny responses.... read..

Onus of saving India's soul on 16 non-BJP CMs: Prashant Kishore

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Janata Dal-United Vice President and election strategist Prashant Kishore on Friday said that the onus of saving the soul of India lies with the 16 non-BJP Chief Ministers who have to operationalize the newly enacted Citizenship Amendment Act.... read..

Time for non-BJP CMs to make their stand clear on CAB, NRC: Prashant Kishor

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 9:41:17 AM IST
JDU leader Prashant Kishor has asked non-BJP chief ministers to take a stand on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 and the National Register for Citizens (NRC).... read..

Expelled BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion booked under SC/ST Act

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | December 13, 2019 12:11:20 PM IST
The expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Khanpur, Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion has been booked under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 for allegedly making casteist remarks against the wife of a fello... read..

Uproar in both Houses over Rahul's 'rape in India' remark, BJP lawmakers demand apology

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 12:11:25 PM IST
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Friday witnessed uproar as BJP lawmakers demanded an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his "rape in India" remark.... read..

BJP to organise series of workshops on Citizenship (Amendment) Act across nation

General News | December 13, 2019 12:11:30 PM IST
After its big push that helped Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 sail through Parliament and subsequently turning into an Act with the Presidential assent, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has now decided to organise a series of zonal workshops across co... read..

Lok Sabha witnesses uproar as BJP seeks apology over Rahul's 'rape in India' remark

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 12:41:24 PM IST
The Lok Sabha witnessed noisy scenes on Friday soon after it assembled for the day after BJP members demanded an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks that 'Make in India' programme was being converted into "Rape in India".... read..

BJP lawmaker justifies linking Sanskrit language to diabetes, cholesterol cure; cites research

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 1:41:19 PM IST
BJP lawmaker Ganesh Singh on Friday justified his claim that if someone speaks the Sanskrit language on a daily basis, it can boost the nervous system and can also keep diabetes and cholesterol at bay.... read..

Rahul denies to apologise for 'rape in India' remark, says BJP raking issue to deflect attention from Northeast

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 1:41:29 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday denied to apologise for his "rape in India" remark and alleged that the issue is being raised by the BJP to deflect the attention of the people from protests in Northeast.... read..

BJP leader Vinay Katiyar receives death threat over phone

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Former BJP MP Vinay Katiyar has registered a police complaint alleging he received a death threat over his phone from an unknown caller on Wednesday.... read..

Ignore Pankaja Munde, says BJP-supported RS MP

Pune (Maharashtra) |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Prominent realtor Sanjay Kakade, a Bharatiya Janata Party-supported Rajya Sabha MP, on Friday asked the party to simply ignore former minister Pankaja Munde-Palwe as she has no support base left in her own stronghold of Beed.... read..

Rajasthan BJP condemns Gehlot for targeting Amit Shah

Jaipur |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
BJP state president Satish Poonia on Thursday criticised the statement made by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who claimed that Union Home Minister Amit Shah is lying.... read..

KCR turned 'Brand Hyderabad' into 'Brandy Hyderabad': Telangana BJP president Laxman

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 13, 2019 9:11:20 PM IST
BJP's state unit President Dr K Laxman on Friday took a dig at the state government led by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, saying the chief minister has turned the 'Brand Hyderabad' into 'Brandy Hyderabad'.... read..

We heartily welcome President's assent to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, says BJP leader Krishna Saagar Rao

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 13, 2019 9:41:24 PM IST
BJP leader Krishna Saagar Rao on Friday said that his party heartily welcomes the President Ram Nath Kovind's assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill after which the Bill has become an Act.... read..

CM should have sacked me: BJP rebel Saryu Rai

Ranchi |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Rebel BJP leader Saryu Rai on Friday resigned as Jharkhand Food and Civil Supply Minister and handed over his resignation to Governor Draupdi Murmu.... read..

Maha: BJP's Ashish Shelar demands Uddhav Thackeray to implement Citizenship (Amendment) Act without dealy

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 10:41:19 PM IST
BJP leader Ashish Shelar on Friday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, demanding him to implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the state without any delay.... read..

BJP lawmaker Sarang calls Congress' Arif Masood a "Pakistani legislator"

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 3:11:23 PM IST
BJP lawmaker Vishwas Sarang has hit out at Congress' Arif Masood for threatening to resign from the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh over the implementation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.... read..

Shiv Sena-Congress hiding truth about PMC, MSC merger: BJP's Kirit Somaiya

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 4:11:19 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday accused Shiv Sena and Congress of not revealing details about the merger of scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank.... read..

BJP's win in Karnataka by-polls will give boost to party in Telangana, Andhra: Muralidhar Rao

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 12, 2019 10:41:23 AM IST
BJP national general secretary, Muralidhar Rao has said that the party's victory in the Karnataka by-polls, which has ensured a stable government for the next three and a half years, will help it in the southern states.... read..

Assam: Jatin Bora resigns from BJP

Guwahati (Assam) | December 12, 2019 6:11:25 PM IST
Actor and Assam Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jatin Bora on Thursday resigned from the party here.... read..

K'taka: 12 rebel MLAs who won on BJP ticket will get ministerial berth, says K S Eshwarappa

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 12, 2019 5:41:28 PM IST
Karnataka Rural Development Minister K S Eshwarappa on Thursday said that all 12 rebel MLAs who won in the state by-polls on BJP ticket will get a ministerial berth in BS Yediyurappa-led government.... read..

BJP still hopes to win Shiv Sena's 'Hindutva' heart (Lead)

Mumbai |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Hours after the Shiv Sena dismissed former Chief Minister and ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi's musings that the party may reunite with Bharatiya Janata Party, the latter (BJP) also expressed similar optimism, here on Wednesday.... read..

Pankaja Munde denies rumours, says not leaving BJP

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 5:11:18 PM IST
BJP leader and former minister Pankaja Gopinath Munde on Thursday denied rumours of her leaving the party and said that there was a conspiracy to raise questions against the leader.... read..

PM Modi's photo missing from Maha govt ads, alleges BJP

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 11:41:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo has been missing from Maharashtra government advertisements since the Maha Vikas Aghadi came to power, state BJP alleged on Thursday and demanded to "maintain balance".... read..

BJP RS MP calls for high-level inquiry over rumours inciting unrest in Assam

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:41 PM IST
As protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill continue in Assam and in the North-East, BJP Rajya Sabha lawmaker from Assam Kamakhya Prasad Tasa on Thursday called for a high-level inquiry over rumours inciting unrest in the state.... read..

Maha BJP welcomes CAB passage in RS, Congress protests

Mumbai |Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra welcomed the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) by the Rajya Sabha late on Wednesday evening.... read..

BJP directs its cadres to actively celebrate Good Governance day on Vajpayee's birth anniversary on Dec 25

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:19 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party has directed all its state units to actively take part in "Good Governance Day" to celebrate former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday on December 25.... read..

BJP's DK Aruna goes on hunger strike against 'unlimited' sale of liquor in Telangana

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 12, 2019 11:11:21 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader DK Aruna went on hunger strike here against the alleged "unlimited" sale of liquor in Telangana.... read..

Pankaja Munde flexes muscles, dares BJP to dump her (Lead)

Beed (Maharashtra) |Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Categorically stating that she would not quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), senior leader and former minister Pankaja Munde-Palwe on Thursday launched a veiled attacked on the party leadership and even challenged it openly to sack her.... read..

Pankaja Munde flexes muscles, dares BJP to sack her

Beed (Maharashtra) |Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Categorically stating that she would not quit the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra leader and former minister Pankaja Munde on Thursday dared the BJP leadership to sack her.... read..

Bengal BJP leaders to meet EC on Thursday evening

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Alleging large scale malpractices and violence in West Bengal by-elections, a delegation of BJP leaders of the state will meet the Election Commission on Thursday to lodge a complaint, a party leader said.... read..

Government to actively implement clause 6 of Assam Accord: BJP's Ram Madhav

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 9:11:27 PM IST
BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday said that the government is in the process of actively implementing clause 6 of the Assam Accord.... read..

Post CAB nod, BJP to reach out to refugees, explain benefits

General News | December 12, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
After its big push to the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) that helped it sailed through Parliament, making way for the grant of Indian citizenship to the persecuted non-Muslim minority refugees from the three neighbouring countries, the Bharatiya Janata ... read..

Assam: BJP MLA Binod Hazarika's house vandalized by anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protestors

Dibrugarh (Assam) | December 12, 2019 8:41:19 PM IST
BJP MLA Binod Hazarika on Thursday claimed that his residence in his constituency Chabua was attacked by anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protestors who also vandalized his property.... read..

Delhi: Constable posted at BJP MP's residence shoots self

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 8:41:17 PM IST
A constable posted at the residence of BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh here shot himself dead on Thursday evening.... read..

Bengal BJP workers celebrate after RS passes Citizenship Bill

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
Ecstatic BJP workers burnt crackers, danced and raised slogans eulogising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in various parts of West Bengal after the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 (CAB) on Wednesday.... read..

BJP parliamentary party meeting held ahead of tabling of Citizenship Amendment Bill in RS

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 11:11:22 AM IST
A BJP parliamentary party meeting was held on Wednesday at the Parliament Library Building ahead of the tabling of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha by Home Minister Amit Shah later in the day.... read..

Maha BJP rebels may face expulsion

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The BJP state core committee meeting is likely to 'expel' those who are found guilty of working against the party's interests in any manner, a top party leader said here.... read..

Maharashtra: Neelam Gorhe calls Joshi's remark about BJP, Sena coming together 'personal statement'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 10:11:18 AM IST
Shiv Sena senior leader Neelam Gorhe has said that former chief minister Manohar Joshi's remark that Shiv Sena and BJP will come together soon is his "personal" statement and not the party's official stand.... read..

BJP distributes book containing govt achievements in last 6 months, asks MPs to inform people

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 11:41:26 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has compiled the achievements of the NDA government in the first six months of its second term in form of a book which was distributed among MP during a parliamentary party meeting here on Tuesday.... read..

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is 'historic', says PM Modi at BJP Parliamentary meeting

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 11:41:31 AM IST
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is historic, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday during a BJP parliament meeting ahead of today's session in Rajya Sabha where the bill will be tabled.... read..

At BJP meet, PM gives standing ovation to Karnataka people for BJP's 'record margin' victory in bypolls

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 12:41:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the BJP parliamentary party meeting, gave a standing ovation to the people of Karnataka for voting for the BJP in the state's by-elections and expressed his gratitude to the electorate for the party's "record margin" victo... read..

Don't need certificate on our nationalism: Sanjay Raut attacks BJP in CAB debate

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 4:41:32 PM IST
Lashing out at its former ally BJP, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said his party does not need a certificate for its nationalism or Hindutva ideology.... read..

BJP's CAB plan in RS: 11 nominated MPs, 'help from 'friends' (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
After a smooth passage in the Lok Sabha, the real test for the BJP is to get the sensitive Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, where it is short of numbers.... read..

BJP MP slams USCIRF for remarks on CAB, demands resolution in Lok Sabha

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 6:42:05 PM IST
BJP leader Nishikant Dubey on Wednesday slammed the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for its remarks against Home Minister Amit Shah over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said the Lok Sabha should pass a resolution to send a ... read..

BJP will hold discussions with Eknath Khadse to address his concerns: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 8:11:19 AM IST
Following Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Eknath Khadse's meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, party leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said that BJP will hold discussions with Khadse to address his concerns.... read..

Govt is setting right what was wrong in history: BJP MP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Stating that the government is setting right what was wrong in the history, BJP Rajya Sabha member KJ Alphons said that the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill gives persecuted minorities in the neighbouring countries the right to live.... read..
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