Friday, July 21, 2017

Telangana BJP state executive meeting to be held in Warangal

Hyderabad | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
The Telangana Bharatiya Janata party's state executive meeting will be held at Warangal on July 22 and 23. Besides discussion on the current political situation, the meeting would also chalk out its future strategy on how to coming to power in the nex... read..

Anti-crime branch of Bengal Police summon BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Roopa

Ganguly in child trafficking case Kolkata | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
The anti-crime branch of West Bengal Police probing the trafficking of children has summoned BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya and Roopa Ganguly to depose before the investigating officials at Bhawani Bhawan on July 27 and 29 respectively. The CID inv... read..

Senior BJP leaders summoned in trafficking case

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Criminal Investigation Department of West Bengal has summoned four BJP leaders, including Kailash Vijayvargiya and Roopa Ganguly, in connection with a child trafficking case in the state, an official said.... read..

Delhi HC grants six weeks to BJP, Congress to reply in foreign funding matter

New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted six weeks time to respondent to file the reply through affidavit in connection with acceptance of foreign funding matter.... read..

Kerala BJP core committee to discuss 'medical college scam'

Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Kerala BJP's core committee meeting scheduled to be held in Alappuzha from tomorrow is likely to discuss the alleged Medical College Scam. Talking to mediapersons here, former party State president V Muralidharan said,''The BJP will not allow corrupt peop... read..

Grand Alliance united, BJP conspiring to create confusion: Tejashwi Yadav

New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav has asserted that the state's ruling Grand Alliance is united, and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of stirring "conspiracy" to create confusion.... read..

BJP, CPI-M clashes killed one, left four injured in Tripura

Agartala | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Unrest triggered following two clashes between BJP and CPI-M at Unokoti and Dhalai districts where a tribal youth of BJP was killed and four others of the party were left injured. In the incident at Longtarai Valley of Dhalai district four BJP workers wer... read..

Post 'farmer-GST' jibe, BJP reminds Rahul Gandhi of "Parliamentary procedures"

Bengaluru / New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre alleging that it was not willing to discuss farmers' issues in Parliament and that its decision to implement the GST was taken in haste, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the Congress vice-president... read..

Congress leader asks Goa BJP MLAs to adopt 15 cows each

Panaji |Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Congress leader Pratapsingh Rane on Thursday asked all BJP MLAs to adopt 15 cows so that they understand the woes of a cattle farmer while also coming to the rescue of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over his remarks on beef.... read..

Himachal gang-rape, murder: BJP shuts down Shimla, top police official transferred (Lead)

Shimla |Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The 'Queen of Hills' Shimla wore a deserted look on Thursday as the opposition BJP called for a complete shutdown over the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl, with all business establishments, including shopping and tourism centres remaining closed.... read..

Vigilance probe ordered into Medical College scam involving BJP leader

Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
The Kerala Government today ordered a vigilance probe into the controversial Medical College Scam in which a state BJP leader allegedly received a bribe of Rs 5.6 crore from a businessman to provide permission from Medical Council of India (MCI) to start ... read..

Centre should seek detailed report on lawlessness in Himachal Pradesh: BJP

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
The BJP leaders from Himachal Pradesh including Union Health Minister J P Nadda have urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to take cognizance of general law and order failure in Himachal Pradesh and also over a gangrape in Kothkali area of Shimla district and... read..

BJP will oppose Amarinder Govt's proposal to levy new taxes: Tarun Chugh

Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
BJP national Secretary Tarun Chugh today said that his party will oppose any proposal to levy additional taxes on people of Punjab by the ruling Congress government. Slamming Amarinder government for trying to put additional burden on the people of ... read..

Nitish must show courage to dismiss Tejaswi: BJP

Patna | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today asked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to show courage to dismiss deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav as he had supported NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential election. The former deputy chief ... read..

Bihar BJP leader murdered, body thrown into well

Patna |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
A leader of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was murdered and his body thrown into a well in Bihar's Gopalganj district, police said on Wednesday.... read..

K'taka flag row: Siddaramaiah says BJP, JDS quoting non-existent clauses of Constitution

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following the Karnataka Government's demand a separate state flag, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) were quoting non-existent clauses of the Constitution adding, the d... read..

BJP calls protest on D. Roopa's transfer, demands K'taka CM to take back decision

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka on Wednesday, called for a "protest" throughout the state on Deputy Inspector General (DIG) D. Roopa's transfer demanding Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaih to revoke his decision.... read..

TSF sought clarification from BJP on proposed tribal state council

Agartala | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Twipra Students' Federation (TSF), non left tribal student wing sought clarification from BJP on the proposed Tripura Autonomous State Council while expressing sympathy towards the agitating youths for separate Twipraland. TSF joint secretary Devid Debbar... read..

BJP MPs briefed about GST, Modi's US, Israel visit (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday briefed the BJP parliamentary party on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US and Israel while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley briefed them on the GST and said that prices of goods have come down ... read..

Body of senior BJP leader recovered from well

Gopalganj | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Police today recovered the body of a senior BJP leader Krishna Shahi from a well in Majha Gosai village under Phulwaria police station area in the district. Police said here that the body of Mr Shahi, who was in-charge of the ... read..

Cong ignores terrorism, brings up only communal, casteist issues to disrupt Parliament: BJP

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The BJP today charged Congress with deliberately trying to bring in "communal and casteist" issues in the forefront for debate in Parliament and the opposition party's stand is only to disturb the smooth functioning of Parliament during the on-going mon... read..

Cong, BJP members clash in Lok Sabha on "police firing" on farmers in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The ruling BJP and the Congress members clashed in the Lok Sabha today over agrarian crisis in the country and especially on the "police firing" in Madhya Pradesh that led to the death of six farmers. The issue came up when initiating the general discuss... read..

PM Modi and Rahul -- both -- working to bring an end to Congress: BJP lawmaker

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The BJP member Virendra Singh today sparked off a major row in the Lok Sabha when he said both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi were dutifully fulfilling the "wishes" of Mahatma Gandhi as both were working to bury ... read..

BJP accuses Congress of bringing out 'dossier of disruption' to polarise country

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The BJP on Wednesday termed a purported 32-page Congress dossier on cow vigilante lynchings and attacks on Dalits and other issues as a "dossier of disruption" aimed to divide the country on communal lines and disrupt the Parliament session.... read..

BJP asks Nitish to clarify whether he compromised with his principle after meeting with Tejaswi

Patna | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Bihar BJP today asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to clarify whether he compromised with his principle of zero tolerance against corruption after holding meeting with Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav. Former Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP le... read..

Delhi BJP boycotts DERC hearing alleging cheating power regulator

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Delhi BJP today boycotted DERC hearing as a protest against cheating the people and in support of demands of most RWAs of taking decision on Business Plan Regulation & Multi Year Tariff 2017 before any discussion on Annual Revenue Requirement presented by... read..

List of issues Cong. wants to discuss in Parliament session is 'dossier of disruption': BJP

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that the Congress is trying to interrupt the Parliament Monsoon session and termed the documents in the Parliament as 'dossier of disruption'.... read..

Constitution does not permit separate flag states: BJP to Siddaramaiah

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following the Karnataka Government demanding a separate state flag, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserted that the Constitution does not permit such a step.... read..

BJP MP demands special Parliament session on farmer issues

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Claiming that loan waivers was not a permanent solution to problems faced by peasants, BJP's Lok Sabha member Virendra Singh 'Mast' on Wednesday sought a special session of Parliament to discuss various issues concerning Indian farmers.... read..

Mayawati quitting Rajya Sabha exposes her 'theatrical' nature: BJP

New Delhi/ Bengaluru [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday branded Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati's resignation as member of the Rajya Sabha and stormy exit from Parliament, as a calculated which only exposed her "theatrical nature".... read..

Shimla gang rape case: BJP demands CBI inquiry

Shimla(Himachal Pradesh) [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata (BJP) on Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry in the Shimla gang rape and murder case.... read..

BJP members gherao residences of Tripura CM, Ministers (Lead)

Agartala |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
BJP supporters on Tuesday laid siege to the official residences of the Tripura Chief Minister and four Ministers over the road and rail blockade in the state even as the tribal party behind it indicated lifting of the blockade.... read..

BJP Kittur block VP commits suicide by shooting himself

Belagavi | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Kittur Block Vice President Shivanagouda Patil committed suicide allegedly by shooting himself from his licenced revolver at a temple premise in Kittur, about 60 km from here today. Police said that 50 year-old Patil in his de... read..

Arrest Sadhvi Saraswati for hate speech against beef-eaters: BJP MLA

Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Religious leaders like Sadhvi Saraswati, who deliver hate speeches in Goa, should be arrested and banned from visiting Goa, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo told the state assembly on Tuesday.... read..

Now, Bihar BJP leader Choubey cautions against any future tie up with Nitish Kumar

By Nirendra Dev New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
A senior BJP leader and a former Minister in the Bihar Government Ashwini Choubey said here today that the saffron party should be much careful in its dealings with state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Mr Choubey mocked at Mr Kumar's latest complaint abou... read..

BJP block Tripura CM for not clearing IPFT's

blockade for 9 days Agartala | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Demanding immediate clearance of rail and road blockade in Tripura resorted to by Indigenous Peoples' Front of Twipra (IPFT) for past nine days seeking separate Twipraland for tribals, BJP gheraoed Chief Minister's official residence since morning amid hi... read..

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks BJP, government for gagging her (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha, accusing the BJP of preventing her from speaking in the House on issues close to her heart like the cause of depressed sections particularly Dalits.... read..

BJP workers put up Ghreao outside Tripura CM's residence to protest against indefinite blockade

Agartala (Tripura) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At the end of the 48 hour ultimatum given by people in Tripura, some BJP workers staged a peaceful protest outside the house of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar for failing to end the ongoing indefinite blockade of the national highway and railways in the stat... read..

Mamata Banerjee stoking communal fire to stay in power: BJP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The BJP on Tuesday staged a protest here against the "continued attack on women of a particular religious community" in West Bengal, saying Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is playing with communal fire to stay in power.... read..

BJP calls off blockade of Tripura Chief Minister

Agartala | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
With the request of Governor Tathagata Roy, BJP called off the blockade program of Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar this evening. A few thousands of BJP supporters gheraoed Sarkar's official residence since morning accusing him of abetting the in... read..

BJP terms Mayawati's resignation as "theatrics"

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Hitting back at the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati, the BJP today said that it was a "drama" enacted by the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister as she has "lost people's mandate" in the elections held earlier this year. "Mayawati is indulging in thea... read..

BJP drenched in pride: CPI on Mayawati's resignation

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Retorting to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati resignation as Rajya Sabha MP, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is drenched in pride because of being in majority.... read..

As Venkaiah goes for VP polls, BJP shifts focus on cabinet expansion, party revamp

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Close on the heels of BJP leadership's decision to field Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu for the Vice-President's post, in the party circle all eyes seemed to have shifted towards a major reshuffle likely to be brought in both in the Union cabinet and the... read..

Lalu backs Mayawati, dubs BJP as anti-Dalit party

Patna (Bihar) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Backing Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati's decision to resign as Rajya Sabha MP, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday dubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as an anti-Dalit party.... read..

'Didn't know BJP got mandate to massacre minorities, Dalits'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Tuesday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the BJP had got a mandate to rule, as BSP supremo Mayawati vociferously spoke against atrocities on Dalits and minorities in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a d... read..

Now BJP says, "questions are being raised on Gopal Gandhi's mercy petition"

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
The BJP today seemed to endorse its ally Shiv Sena vis-a-vis the questions raised against Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the joint opposition candidate for Vice-President's post, and his reported mercy petition on terrorist Yakum Memon. " is a question. No... read..

BJP members gherao Tripura CM's, Ministers' residences

Agartala |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
The BJP on Tuesday gheraoed Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and other ministers' residences demanding removal of road and rail blocks put up for over a week by a tribal party demanding a separate state, police said.... read..

'Experienced, hardworking' Naidu can serve public immensely: BJP

New Delhi/ Kolkata [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With Venkaiah Naidu announced as the NDA's vice presidential candidate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the former union minister will do an "immensely good job" and justice to the post.... read..

DIG Roopa transfer row: BJP accuses Siddaramaiah Govt. of targeting whistleblowers

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Condemning the transfer of Deputy Inspector General of prisons Roopa D Moudgil, after she alleged that AIADMK leader VK Sasikala received preferential treatment in Bengaluru Central Prison by paying a bribe, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday sai... read..

BJP not following rules in civic body: AAP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the BJP of not following rules in the capital's civic bodies.... read..

Coalition woes hindering Bihar's development: BJP

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Amid the impasse between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Janata Dal (United) over Tejashwi Yadav who is facing corruption charges,... read..
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