Tuesday, August 4, 2020

BJP, Cong demand probe into Kerala Treasury fraud

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
While Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K. Surendran demanded probe by a federal agency into a fraud committed by a treasury official, the Congress sought a comprehensive vigilance probe, here on Monday.... read..

Rebel MLAs should forego BJP's hospitality and discuss issues with us: Randeep Surjewala

Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | August 4, 2020 3:11:56 PM IST
The rebel Congress MLAs of Rajasthan should forego the hospitality provided to them by BJP in Haryana and come to converse with the party leadership to resolve the crisis, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said on Tuesday.... read..

Goa BJP asks workers to mark Aug 5 Ayodhya event

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Monday, urged party workers to ensure that all temples in the state were lit up on August 5 to mark the 'Bhoomi pujan' ceremony for the Ram temple in Ayodhya.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling: Ex-BJP state president fasts demanding CM's resignation

Kottayam (Kerala) | August 4, 2020 7:11:59 PM IST
Former Kerala BJP President Kummanam Rajasekharan on Tuesday started a hunger strike as part of the party's agitation demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the high-profile gold smuggling case.... read..

Sushant did not commit suicide, he was murdered: BJP's Narayan Rane

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 4, 2020 5:12:18 PM IST
BJP leader Narayan Rane on Tuesday claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput did not "commit suicide" and alleged that the actor was murdered.... read..

Kailash Vijayvargiya dismisses rumours about BJP MPs joining TMC

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | August 3, 2020 2:11:56 PM IST
BJP leader and Central observer for West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday dismissed the news appearing on a section of news channels that some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarians are going to join Trinamool Congress (TMC).... read..

Wish of Hindus for five centuries for grand temple at Ayodhya going to be fulfilled: BJP MP

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | August 3, 2020 8:41:59 PM IST
BJP MP Lallu Singh has said that the foundation stone of Ram temple at Ayodhya on July 5 will mark the fulfilment of the desire of Hindu community for the past 500 years to have a grand temple of Lord Ram at his birthplace.... read..

BJP MLA raises Sushant's death matter in Bihar Assembly, demands CBI probe

Patna (Bihar) | August 3, 2020 7:41:55 PM IST
Raising the issue of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death in Bihar Legislative Assembly on Monday, BJP MLA Niraj Kumar Singh, a relative of the deceased actor, demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).... read..

Mumbai BJP MLA seeks answers from police

Mumbai |Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary and Andheri MLA Ameet Satam, here on Sunday, raised questions on various aspects of controversies surrounding the Sushant Singh Rajput case.... read..

BJP delegation meets Maha Governor over probe in Sushant case, reopening of religious places

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 3, 2020 11:12:11 PM IST
A BJP delegation including party's Mumbai chief Mangal Prabhat Lodha met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari over various issues including investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput case and reopening of religious places in the state.... read..

Bengal BJP urges Mamata to withdraw statewide lockdown on Aug 5

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) West Bengal unit has appealed to the Mamata Banerjee-led state government to withdraw the statewide lockdown on August 5, the day on which the 'Bhoomi Pujan' for the proposed Ram temple is scheduled in Ayodhya.... read..

Telangana BJP leader invites Asaduddin Owaisi to participate in 'bhoomi poojan' of Ram temple

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 2, 2020 10:42:01 AM IST
Telangana BJP Leader and Chief Spokesperson Krishna Sagar Rao has invited AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to participate in the 'bhoomi poojan' of the Ram temple in Ayodya.... read..

Andhra: Srikalahasti unit of BJP pays homage to P Manikyala Rao

Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) | August 2, 2020 11:41:56 AM IST
The Srikalahasti unit of BJP on Sunday paid homage to former Minister and party's state general secretary Pydikondala Manikyala Rao, who had succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday.... read..

Gold smuggling case: BJP demands resignation of Kerala CM

New Delhi | August 2, 2020 1:41:54 PM IST
Union Minister V Muraleedharan launched a protest demanding the resignation of the Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan on the issue of alleged smuggling of gold by misusing diplomatic channels.... read..

Two held for plotting murder of BJP leader's kin

Firozabad (UP) |Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
The Firozabad police, on Saturday, arrested two Azamgarh-based shooters who had been hired to eliminate the nephew of a BJP national general secretary.... read..

Goa Congress questions BJP over proposal for new Raj Bhawan

Panaji (Goa) | August 2, 2020 2:12:07 PM IST
Since Governor's office is not a party to the proposal of new Raj Bhawan, it needs to be seen whether directions came from Prime Minister's Office or Home Minister Amit Shah or was it some casino tycoon himself who submitted a proposal in this regard to t... read..

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief tests positive for COVID-19

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | August 2, 2020 8:42:04 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. Doctors have advised him to stay under home quarantine, Singh tweeted.... read..

Yogi emerges as BJP's new poster boy for 'Hindutva' (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
As the countdown begins for the 'bhumi pujan' of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the BJP has found a new poster boy of "Hindutva" in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case related to 'financing network' of terrorist organisations, India's security: BJP

New Delhi | August 2, 2020 7:11:56 PM IST
BJP national general secretary Muralidhar Rao on Sunday alleged that the Kerala gold smuggling case is related to "financing network" of terrorist organisations as well as the security of the country and also demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pin... read..

Maharashtra milk farmers take to the streets on BJP call

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
For the second time in 11 days, hundreds of farmers on Saturday took to the streets across Maharashtra to press for various demands including an increase in milk procurement prices.... read..

Discharged Goa BJP MLA tests Covid positive again; admitted

Panaji |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A ruling BJP MLA Clafasio Dias who had been discharged from a designated COVID-19 hospital here earlier this week, tested positive for coronavirus again and is undergoing treatment for a pulmonary condition at a top government health facility, an official... read..

BJP legislator accused of sexual exploitation gets bail

Ranchi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Jharkhand High Court on Friday granted bail to a BJP legislator accused of sexual exploitation.... read..

BJP launches protests in Kerala to demand govt's resignation

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
The BJP Kerala unit on Saturday launched protest demonstrations across the state to demand Pinarayi Vijayan government's resignation in the wake of unearthing of the gold smuggling racket.... read..

"Operation Westend" case has exposed NDA-BJP's 3Cs-"Corruption, Commission and Conspiracy", thorough investigation needed in Rafale Deal : Cong

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | August 1, 2020 2:11:55 AM IST
Congress Party has sought an explanation and apology from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rampant corruption, compromising on national security, weakening of defence structure under the NDA regime.... read..

BJP leader P Manikyala Rao passes away due to COVID-19

Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | August 1, 2020 6:11:59 PM IST
Pydikondala Manikyala Rao, former minister and senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) passed away due to COVID-19 on Saturday, BJP Andhra Pradesh chief informed.... read..

BJP sends legal notice to K'taka Congress for levelling graft charge

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)has served a legal notice to Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President D.K. Shivakumar and its legislative party leader Siddaramaiah for accusing its government of corruption in purchasing medical equipme... read..

BJP launches 18-day long 'satyagraha', demands resignation of Kerala CM over gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2020 4:11:54 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members on Saturday launched 18-day long 'satyagraha' demanding the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.... read..

BJP launches 18-long 'satyagraha', demands resignation of Kerala CM over gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2020 3:11:52 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members on Saturday launched 18-day long 'satyagraha' demanding the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.... read..

Yediyurappa's son made K'taka BJP vice-president

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
B.Y. Vijayandra, second son of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, has been appointed vice-president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state unit.... read..

BJP leaders from Rajasthan competing with each other: Gehlot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 1, 2020 8:41:58 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the BJP of trying to topple his government and alleged that its leaders were competing with each other.... read..

Capital bill gets Andhra Governor's assent, state govt should fulfill farmers' demands: BJP state president

New Delhi | August 1, 2020 6:11:58 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju reacted after Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan gave his assent to the Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill and APCRDA Repeal Bill,saying that BJP is supporting Amaravati farmer's agita... read..

BJP using muscle power to topple state govts: Congress

Panaji |Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The opposition Congress in Goa on Thursday staged a protest outside the Raj Bhavan here, accusing the BJP-led coalition government at the Centre of trying to sabotage democracy.... read..

Office of CEO didn't choose agency with BJP links, ECI tells Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 31, 2020 6:41:54 AM IST
The Election Commission of India on Thursday wrote to Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan clarifying that the office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) did not choose the agency allegedly linked to BJP for providing requi... read..

Delhi BJP to install screens across city to live telecast Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan'

New Delhi | July 31, 2020 3:42:00 PM IST
The 'bhoomi pujan' of Ram temple in Ayodhya, being performed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 5, will be witnessed by party workers in all 70 Assembly constituencies of the national capital on LEDs screens, Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta said on Fri... read..

EC responds to Chavan's allegations on hiring of 'BJP-linked' firm

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
The Election Commission has responded to concerns flagged by former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan on hiring of a firm engaged in SVEEP voter awareness campaign which was alleged to have links with BJP during 2019 Maharashtra Assembly pol... read..

Mayawati making statements at BJP's behest, under compulsion: Gehlot

New Delhi | July 31, 2020 5:11:58 PM IST
, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday alleged BSP chief Mayawati is making statements over her party MLAs merger with the Congress at the behest of BJP and under "compulsion" due to fear of misuse of probe agencies.... read..

Khushbu denies move to BJP, says views on NEP personal

Chennai |Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Actor and Tamil Nadu Congress spokesperson Khushbu Sundar has categorically refuted all speculation about her joining the BJP after she welcomed the New Education Policy 2020.... read..

Bihar BJP questions Aditya Thackeray's 'silence' in Sushant case

Patna |Friday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Bihar BJP on Friday questioned the "silence" of Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray in the alleged suicide case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.... read..

North Dinajpur BJP leader returns to Trinamool

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A year after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Trinamool Congress' former North Dinajpur district President Biplab Mitra on Friday returned to West Bengal's ruling party.... read..

Kumaraswamy is supporting BJP from back doors, says CP Yogeshwar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 31, 2020 1:12:01 AM IST
BJP leader CP Yogeshwar on Thursday slammed Yediyurappa supporters and said the JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy is supporting BJP.... read..

M'rashtra BJP seeks ED, CBI probe in Sushant case

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra on Friday demanded a probe by the Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation into the alleged suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.... read..

Bengal BJP worker's body found hanging from tree in Kachuri village, kin blames TMC

East Midnapore (West Bengal) | July 30, 2020 5:42:07 PM IST
The body of a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was found hanging from a tree in the Kachuri village of the East Midnapore district in West Bengal on Thursday.... read..

Chhattisgarh: NIA arrests 3 from Dantewada in BJP MLA murder case

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | July 30, 2020 5:11:54 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested three accused in the 2019 murder case of Bhima Mandavi, the BJP MLA from Chhattisgarh.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders to go on hunger strike, demand CM's resignation

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 30, 2020 6:42:07 PM IST
A series of hunger strikes will be held by leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit in Kerala from August 1 to 18, demanding the resignation of the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the gold smuggling case, a statement from the BJP unit in Kera... read..

BJP demands further cut in VAT on diesel, petrol in Delhi

|Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Leader of the Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, here on Thursday, urged the Delhi government to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) on diesel to 12.5 per cent and petrol to 20 per cent.... read..

Video of R'sthan Speaker, CM's son goes viral, BJP demands Joshi quit

Jaipur |Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
A huge controversy erupted in Rajasthan soon after a video of a conversation between Assembly Speaker C.P. Joshi and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav Gehlot went viral in which the Speaker was heard talking about how 30 MLAs could have toppled th... read..

Patrons of Bollywood mafia restless due to Bihar Police probe: BJP

Patna |Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Bihar unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday targeted the Maharashtra government over the alleged suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. "The patrons of Bollywood mafia in the Maharashtra government and Mumbai Police are restless after Bihar P... read..

NIA arrests 3 more in 2019 killing of Chhattisgarh BJP MLA

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA), here on Wednesday, said it had arrested three people in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Bhima Mandavi in Chhattisgarh on April 9, 2019.... read..

Nadda inaugurates six district BJP offices in Haryana via video conferencing

New Delhi | July 29, 2020 3:12:02 PM IST
BJP president JP Nadda inaugurated six district-level party offices in Haryana, through video conferencing, on Wednesday.... read..

Nadda's virtual huddle with BJP CMs to counter Covid-19

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
BJP President JP Nadda held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled states on Monday that went on till late in the night.... read..

BJP condemns Owaisi's comment on PM Modi attending 'bhoomi-pujan' of Ram temple, Ayodhya

Hyderabad (Telangana) | July 29, 2020 1:11:58 PM IST
BJP condemns the statements made by AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the 'bhoomi-pujan' at Ram temple construction site in Ayodhya, as people who are in constitutional positions have every right to follow their faith ... read..
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