Tuesday, May 24, 2022

BJP to discuss plans for Modi govt's 8th anniversary outreach

New Delhi | May 24, 2022 10:55:47 AM IST
Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) top leaders and ministers will meet on Wednesday at the party headquarters to discuss and plan for the programmes to mark the eight years of the Narendra Modi-led Central government.... read..

BJP workers to go door-to-door, brief people on govt welfare schemes

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 24, 2022 7:54:01 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National general secretary Tarun Chugh and Telangana State In-charge Tarun Chugh on Monday said that the state BJP would go door-to-door and brief people on the welfare schemes of the party on the completion of eight years of ... read..

BJP ex-MP's wife slaps Rs 100 cr defamation suit against Sanjay Raut

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A Mumbai ex-Bharatiya Janata Party MP's wife on Monday filed a Rs 100 crore libel suit and a permanent gag order against Shiv Sena spokesman Sanjay Raut.... read..

With Arjun Singh's exit, Suvendu Adhikari's importance in Bengal BJP increases

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Following the exit of BJP's heavyweight Barrackpore MP and party's state Vice President, Arjun Singh, importance of the West Bengal's Leader of Opposition, Suvendu Adhikari has increased in the party.... read..

BJP to launch booth programme to boost performance in upcoming polls

New Delhi | May 24, 2022 11:24:08 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party president Jagat Prakash Nadda will formally launch the booth strengthening programme on Wednesday aimed to improve the party's performance in the upcoming Assembly polls, sources said.... read..

Kerala CM takes potshot at Congress, terms it as 'system which sends people to BJP'

Kochi (Kerala) | May 23, 2022 10:55:48 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan took a jibe at Congress on Monday and termed it as a system, which sends people to the Bharatiya Janata Party.... read..

'Govt helping terrorist organisations', alleges Kerala BJP chief after video of provocative slogans in PFI march goes viral

Kochi (Kerala) | May 23, 2022 10:24:55 PM IST
After a video went viral wherein a boy is seen raising a provocative slogan allegedly at a Popular Front of India (PFI) march in Kerala's Alappuzha, BJP state chief K Surendran on Monday alleged that the Pinarayi Vijayan government is "helping the terrori... read..

BJP MP asks Muslim leaders to introspect if temples' 'demolition' to build mosque is acceptable

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 9:53:45 PM IST
Amid the ongoing row over the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, BJP MP Rajendra Agrawal on Monday asked the Muslim leaders to "introspect" if the "demolition of Hindu temples" to "bring up the Mosques" is acceptable to them.... read..

BJP MLA urges ASI to remove dargah from Telangana's Jogulamba temple

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 23, 2022 5:54:55 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Telangana, Raja Singh on Monday wrote to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and raised the issue of a dargah created in the temple premises in Jogulamba temple demanding the immediate removal of the non-Hindu re... read..

Joined BJP after being impressed by PM's ideology: Wrestler Khali

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 5:24:23 PM IST
Almost three months after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known as The Great Khali, on Monday said he joined the saffron party after being "impressed" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ideology.... read..

People now joining BJP always had 'Sangh ideology', had entered Congress for selfish interests: Tariq Anwar

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 6:55:26 PM IST
Taking a swipe at the leaders resigning from the grand old party and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday said people of 'Sangh ideology' entered the party for selfish motives.... read..

BJP accuses KCR of ignoring farmers' issues in Telangana, slams him over India tour

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2022 5:56:09 AM IST
Criticising the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's India tour, BJP MLA Etela Rajender on Saturday said he is visiting other places leaving farmers and people's issues here in the state.... read..

West Bengal BJP vice-president Arjun Singh likely to join TMC

By Syeda Shabana

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2022 2:55:42 PM IST
Days after West Bengal BJP vice-president Arjun Singh slammed the state leadership for "not allowing him to work properly", despite holding a senior position in the organization, sources said that he is likely to join Trinamool Congress (TMC).... read..

'States have limited scope for tax reduction', BJD MP rebuts BJP's demand to slash fuel prices

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 4:54:04 PM IST
Reacting to BJP's demand from the Opposition-ruled states to reduce taxes on the fuel, Biju Janta Dal (BJD) Odisha MP Amar Patnaik on Sunday dismissed the demand citing the "limited scope" for the collection of revenue for the states.... read..

Told JP Nadda BJP has shortcomings in Bengal, Kerala, says MP Arjun Singh

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2022 5:54:41 PM IST
West Bengal BJP MP Arjun Singh on Sunday while expressing discontent with the working of the party, said that it has shortcomings in some states including Bengal and Kerala.... read..

BJP MP Arjun Singh joins TMC, Abhishek Banerjee says he rejected 'divisive forces'

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2022 6:55:38 PM IST
Disgruntled BJP MP from West Bengal Arjun Singh joined the ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday.... read..

Dilip Ghosh questions Arjun Singh's 'contribution to BJP', says 'succumbed to TMC's atrocities'

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2022 10:53:57 PM IST
BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday hit out at former party leader Arjun Singh who joined TMC today, and questioned his contribution to the party, adding that he "succumbed to the atrocities" of the ruling party.... read..

BJP an organisation limited to Facebook, says Arjun Singh after joining TMC

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2022 8:23:55 PM IST
Former BJP MP Arjun Singh on Sunday took a dig at the BJP after joining the TMC stating that the BJP is 'an organisation limited to Facebook', adding that it has to get down to the ground to do politics.... read..

Reading namaz on roads stopped since BJP came to power in UP, says CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2022 9:23:38 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that reading namaz on the roads on the occasion of Eid has stopped since the BJP came to power in the state.... read..

Offering namaz on roads stopped since BJP came to power in UP, says CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2022 10:25:01 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that offering namaz on the roads on the occasion of Eid has stopped since the BJP came to power in the state.... read..

Jharkhand BJP chief demands VAT reduction on petroleum products in Opposition ruled states

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 4:54:09 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP and Jharkhand BJP president Deepak Prakash on Sunday demanded that opposition ruled states should reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products after the Centre reduced excise duty on fuels on Saturday.... read..

BJP's Gaurav Bhatia slams Rahul Gandhi's kerosene remark, asks him to recall 1984 riots

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 3:56:30 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia on Saturday lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks stating that "BJP has spread kerosene all over the country" and said that the Gandhi family is tarnishing the image of the country.... read..

BJP restless after closeness of Nitish and Tejashwi: RJD

Patna |Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
In wake of CBI raids in 17 places of party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family on Friday, RJD Vice President Shivanand Tiwari claimed that the BJP became restless after the closeness of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and party leader Tejashwi Yadav.... read..

BJP to reach out to beneficiaries of its outreach programmes

Jaipur |Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
On completion of three years of the Narendra Modi-led Central government's second term on May 30, the veteran BJP leaders would reach out to each beneficiary and stay in their house overnight to interact and take feedback of the Central government's schem... read..

BJP nat'l meet in Rajasthan 'sign of nervousness': Gehlot

Jaipur |Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday termed the BJP's move to organise its national office-bearers meet in Jaipur soon after the conclusion of his Congress' Chintan Shivir' in the state's Udaipur as a "sign of nervousness".... read..

44% very much satisfied with PM Modi's work, 38% with Centre led by BJP

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Over 44 per cent people are very much satisfied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's performance, while nearly 38 per cent are very much satisfied with the current Central government led by the BJP.... read..

BJP govt carrying out systematic attacks on institutions that allow conversations to take place: Rahul Gandhi

London | May 21, 2022 12:24:23 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party government for carrying out a systematic attack on the institutions that allow conversations to take place.... read..

MP Arjun Singh flags poor condition of BJP in Bengal, lost connect on ground

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | May 21, 2022 2:56:19 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Arjun Singh on Friday said that he has informed party president JP Nadda about an urgent need to revive the party in West Bengal, adding that party leaders are only interested in social media politics and not doin... read..

BJP top brass to meet on May 25 to prepare outline for NDA Govt's 8th anniversary celebrations

By Aashique Hussain And Nishant Ketu

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 21, 2022 8:25:12 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will prepare its outline to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the BJP in power at the Centre in a meeting that is scheduled to take place on May 25.... read..

Amit Shah chairs meeting with BJP's Arunachal Pradesh core group in Namsai

Namsai (Arunachal Pradesh) | May 21, 2022 8:55:53 PM IST
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah who is on a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh chaired a meeting with the party's state unit core group, office bearers and workers in Namsai district on Saturday.... read..

BJP govt promoting private sector monopoly in country: Rahul Gandhi

London | May 21, 2022 1:24:42 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party government for promoting a private-sector monopoly in the country and through this concentration of capital, also controlling the media.... read..

PM Modi asks BJP workers to ensure no poor, eligible beneficiary left out of welfare measures

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 3:24:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers to launch a campaign to ensure no poor, eligible beneficiaries are left out of the government's welfare measures.... read..

PM Modi to address BJP national office bearers' meeting today

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 6:24:01 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address a meeting of BJP national office bearers on Friday, sources said.... read..

BJP passes resolution to focus on 'MYY' equation at high-level meet in Jaipur

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2022 11:24:43 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national officer bearers on Friday passed a resolution to focus on 'MYY' - Mahila Yuva Yojana - an emphasis on which also benefitted the party in the recently held state assembly elections.... read..

AAP accuses BJP of encroaching on govt land in Delhi

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 9:24:06 AM IST
Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of terrorising the poor and middle class of Delhi by bulldozing houses and shops, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday released a list of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders claiming that they had encroached on governm... read..

PM Modi taught BJP 'Seva hi Sangathan' during COVID lockdown: JP Nadda

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2022 11:54:00 AM IST
BJP National President JP Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi taught the party to walk on the path of 'Seva hi Sangathan' during COVID lockdown while other parties were in 'isolation'.... read..

Supremacy in Congress lies with those who flatter high command, says Jakhar after joining BJP

New Delhi | May 19, 2022 11:54:13 PM IST
Sunil Jakhar, who quit Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, said that leaving the party was a hard decision for him, however, also stated that supremacy in his old party lies in the hands of "those who flatter the high command... read..

Former Cong leader Sunil Jakhar joins BJP, Nadda says 'will play a big role'

New Delhi | May 19, 2022 7:56:49 PM IST
Disgruntled Congress leader and former Punjab party chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of the party national president JP Nadda in Delhi.... read..

Gyanvapi Mosque row: Owaisi accuses BJP of pushing country back to era of riots

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 19, 2022 8:24:09 AM IST
Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Gyanvapi Mosque row, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said the ruling party at the Centre wants to take the country back to the 1990s when riots ensued.... read..

Kerala BJP chief hopes of winning Thrikkakara Assembly by-election

Kochi (Kerala) | May 19, 2022 5:24:19 AM IST
Soon after the results of the bypolls held in 42 wards of various local self-government bodies in Kerala were announced on Wednesday, state BJP President K Surendran said the results of the local body by-polls are an indication of what the outcome in Thri... read..

Security tightened as MNS, BJP call for uprooting Aurangzeb's grave

Mumbai |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The security in and around the grave of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Khuldabad was tightened following calls by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to 'uproot' it, here on Wednesday.... read..

BJP readies to sound poll bugle from R'sthan with three-day conclave

Jaipur |Thursday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The Rajasthan assembly polls in 2023 might still be some distance away but the saffron party is all set to sound the election bugle from this Congress-ruled desert state.... read..

K'taka: BJP, Cong lock horns over arms training to Bajrang Dal activists

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
A controversy has erupted in Karnataka over arms training organised by Bajrang Dal for more than 100 participants at a programme in Madikeri district of the state.... read..

No friction with BJP on caste-based census, says JD-U

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Hours after Rajya Sabha member Sushil Kumar Modi said that his BJP never opposed a caste-based census in Bihar, Education Minister and senior JD-U leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary on Tuesday said that he does not believe any friction between the two ruling al... read..

Raj Thackeray won't be allowed to enter Ayodhya till he apologises: BJP MP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Opposing Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's proposed visit next month to Ayodhya, BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Tuesday said that he will not be allowed to enter the city till he tendered a public apology for humiliating north In... read..

Gyanvapi mosque row: BJP leader accuses Owaisi of playing victim card, trying to provoke a community

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 10:24:38 AM IST
Slamming AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for his opposition to the survey at Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minority Morcha spokesperson Syed Yaser Jilani on Tuesday said Owaisi is trying to "provoke a section and playing the victi... read..

BJP chief asks Scheduled Caste leaders to focus on community outreach

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 11:24:21 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Tuesday chaired a meeting with leaders from Scheduled Caste (SC) and asked them to reach out to members of the community.... read..

Cong MP says Hardik Patel's allegations scripted by BJP

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 3:26:31 PM IST
Soon after Hardik Patel's attack on Congress leadership, party MP and former Gujarat minister Shaktisinh Gohil on Wednesday said Patel's allegations are scripted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..

Gyanvapi row: BJP MP rejects Mayawati's allegations of 'instigating sentiments', says 'only want truth'

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 4:55:52 PM IST
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Congress' Raghu Sharma accuses Hardik Patel of opportunism, being in touch with BJP

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 11:23:48 PM IST
Hours after Hardik Patel tendered his resignation from Congress ahead of the Gujarat polls, the Congress unit in Gujarat accused Patel of practising the "politics of opportunism", further alleging that Patel was in touch with BJP for the last six months f... read..

Mosque row: Places of Worship Act result of Cong's appeasement politics, says BJP Leader

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 18, 2022 10:55:12 AM IST
Amid the Gyanvapi mosque controversy, Chhattisgarh BJP leader Brijmohan Agrawal accused the Congress of playing appeasement politics and alleged that the matter is the result of PV Narasimha Rao government's The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act,... read..
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