Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Party will work together under leadership of new Delhi BJP chief: Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 10:11:40 AM IST
Former Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said that the party will work together under the leadership of new state unit chief Adesh Kumar Gupta and make sure the national capital continues to move forward on the path of d... read..

Working in these challenging times difficult but not impossible, says new Delhi BJP chief

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 2:12:04 AM IST
It is a challenge to work properly amid the coronavirus pandemic by maintaining social distancing, but not impossible, said BJP's newly appointed Delhi unit chief Adesh Kumar Gupta on Tuesday.... read..

Cong flays BJP MLA for seeking Sonu Sood's help

Bhopal |Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Congress has attacked Rewa BJP legislator and former Madhya Pradesh minister Rajendra Shukla for seeking actor Sonu Soods help to facilitate the return of migrant labourers from Mumbai.... read..

Delhi closed border to hide its failure in swing with COVID, says newly-appointed BJP Delhi president

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 2:11:46 PM IST
The newly-appointed Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi president Adesh Kumar Gupta has launched a scathing attack on Delhi government for "mismanagement" in hospitals and the increasing number of coronavirus patients in the national capital.... read..

Legal flaws in forms of BJP's RS candidates from MP: Tankha

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Known Supreme Court lawyer and Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh, Vivek Tankha, has said that the result of Rajya Sabha elections in the state can be challenged in the court because there are legal errors in the nomination forms of the Bharatiya... read..

BJP leader slams Rahul for remarks concerning stand-off with China

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 10:11:41 PM IST
Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his tweet in which he had referred to the stand-off in Eastern Ladakh and asked the government if it could confirm that no Chinese soldiers had entered India.... read..

Amit Shah to hold India's first virtual rally on June 7: Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 2:11:51 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah to hold India's first virtual rally on June 7 at 4 pm, said Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal on Tuesday.... read..

BJP leader's son shot dead in UP's Baghpat, villagers kill two assailants

Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) | June 2, 2020 6:11:44 AM IST
A minor was shot dead by a group of close to 25 people in Basoli village of Baghpat on June 1 following an argument on the issue of grinding grains.... read..

Jagan Mohan Reddy govt has failed on all fronts in Andhra: BJP

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | June 2, 2020 4:11:44 AM IST
Alleging that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led government has failed on all fronts in Andhra Pradesh, BJP state unit president Kanna Lakshmi Narayana demanded his resignation from the post.... read..

PM Modi, others mourn demise of former Tamil Nadu BJP chief KN Lakshmanan

New Delhi | June 2, 2020 7:11:41 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief at the demise of former Tamil Nadu BJP president KN Lakshmanan and remembered his contributions in the anti-Emergency movement, along with expanding the party's size in the state.... read..

BJP, Cong flay Mamata for 'playing politics' over Paul's death

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress in West Bengal criticised Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, for "playing politics" while paying the last respects to actor-politician Tapas Paul, here on Wednesday.... read..

BJP MLA, six others booked for rape in UP district

Bhadohi (UP) |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi and six others in Bhadohi on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a month in 2017.... read..

Bihar polls: To thwart RJD & capitalise on Hanuman, BJP picks next 'Tuesday'

New Delhi/Patna |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
When the Prime Minister said Indians need to learn to live with the coronavirus, BJP took it to heart. Now, notwithstanding the lockdown 5.0, the ruling BJP will sound its Bihar poll bugle next Tuesday.... read..

BJP to explain 'Budget goodies' in all 732 districts of India

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
If you thought the government is done with the Budget after presenting it, think again.... read..

Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP unit

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
In a major reshuffle on Monday, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made some organisational changes in the party's state unit. The changes came ahead of the high-voltage state assembly elections scheduled in 2021.... read..

Karnataka BJP denies revolt brewing against Yediyurappa

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:52 PM IST
Playing down the simmering discontent among the disgruntled legislators who missed a cabinet berth again, Karnataka BJP on Tuesday denied any revolt brewing against Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.... read..

Will BJP regain ground in Jharkhand after Marandi's return?

Ranchi |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
The first Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi has rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after 14 years, giving high hopes to central leaders of regaining lost ground in the state.... read..

Non-BJP CMs take the cake of approval (Ld)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Right at the top is Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is well into his fourth term. He enjoys a net approval rating of 82.96. Followed by Bhupesh Baghel and Jagan Mohan Reddy. Right at the bottom are BJP chief ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Hary... read..

Boycott, ban Chinese products in Goa: State BJP President

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST
Chinese products should be boycotted and banned in Goa, state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Tuesday, urging people to buy and endorse India-made products only to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.... read..

BJP's ex-TN chief Lakshmanan passes away

Chennai |Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Former state president of the Tamil Nadu BJP K. N.Lakshmanan passed away at his residence in Salem.... read..

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the BJP high command has made a big change in Delhi as party President J.P. Nadda removed Manoj Tiwari from the post of Delhi BJP President and has replaced him with Adesh Kumar Gupta.... read..

Karnataka: Honnali BJP MLA performs pooja against COVID-19

Davanagere (Karnataka) | June 1, 2020 2:41:47 PM IST
A special pooja was performed by Honnali BJP MLA and Karnataka Chief Minister's political secretary MP Renukacharya at Hirekalmatha, in Honnali against COVID-19, on Monday.... read..

There will be more packages for Atmanirbhar Bharat: BJP MP

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
BJP MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Sunday said that there will be more packages from the Centre for Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhyan.... read..

Case against Uttarkhand BJP MLA for violation of social distancing norms

Rudrapur (Uttarakhand) | June 1, 2020 6:41:43 PM IST
A case has been lodged against Uttarakhand BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral in Rudrapur for violating social distancing norms during the lockdown.... read..

Raj BJP president Poonia tests negative for COVID-19

Jaipur |Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday, confirmed BJP officials here.... read..

BJP leader tests Covid-19 positive in Telangana

Hyderabad |Monday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader in Telangana Chintala Ramachandra Reddy has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, here. His condition is stated to be stable.... read..

First year of PM Modi's second term studded with bold decisions, says Andhra Pradesh BJP chief

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | May 31, 2020 10:11:42 PM IST
The first year of the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at the Centre has been a historic one with several achievements under his belt, said BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Kanna Lakshmi Narayana on Sunday.... read..

No danger to Yediyurappa govt: Karnataka BJP leader

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
There is no danger to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's government as some sections are speculating over the meeting of some legislators, said a party spokesperson on Saturday , adding "the BJP leadership is with him."... read..

BJP's Rahul Sinha asks Mamata to stop doing politics, shares 10 proposals for people's welfare

New Delhi | May 31, 2020 11:11:50 PM IST
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha on Saturday wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, asking her to stop doing politics and focus on the public welfare.... read..

Forcibly opening temples not right decision: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 31, 2020 8:41:38 PM IST
West Bengal BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that forcibly opening temples in the State is not the right decision as the priests are also scared of the spread of coronavirus.... read..

Tripura West BJP MP performs 'havan' to combat COVID-19

Agartala (Tripura) | May 30, 2020 8:11:40 AM IST
BJP MP, Pratima Bhowmik from Tripura West, participated in puja and havan organised to save the world from COVID-19 pandemic, in Agartala on Friday.... read..

Distraction, false noise mainstay of BJP-led government's style, says Congress

New Delhi | May 30, 2020 11:41:45 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday attacked the Narendra Modi government on the first anniversary of the ruling coalition in its second term, saying that "distraction and false noise" has become "a defining mainstay" of its administrative style.... read..

BJP questions Andhra govt over financial aid to religious service renderers from biological disaster's accounts

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 29, 2020 5:41:46 AM IST
BJP leader Lanka Dinakar on Thursday attacked Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh over financial aid to religious service renderers -- archakas, imams, mouzzams and pastors -- from biological disaster's accounts.... read..

Delhi BJP MP Gambhir father's car stolen from outside house

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Delhi BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV was stolen from outside their residence in the Rajinder Nagar area of the national capital, the police said on Friday.... read..

From BJP to Gujjars to Sikhs, why has 'Paatal Lok' angered so many? (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The BJP may not have officially criticised the move of using its Uttar Pradesh MLA Nandkishore Gurjar's picture without his permission in the popular web series "Paatal Lok", where he is shown standing next to fictional villain Bajpayee - an image that se... read..

Andhra BJP chief's daughter-in-law dies in Hyderabad after falling unconscious

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 29, 2020 3:41:43 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh BJP president Kanna Lakshmi Narayana's daughter-in-law Nallapureddy Saharika was declared brought dead by doctors after she fell unconscious at her friend's residence here on Thursday.... read..

Telangana: BJP MLA writes to CM, seeks guidelines for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 29, 2020 1:11:53 AM IST
BJP MLA T Raja Singh on Thursday requested Telangana government to issue guidelines regarding Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations and do's and don'ts for idol makers in view of the coronavirus-induced lockdown.... read..

PM's letter to 10 crore families, virtual rallies is how BJP will mark one year of Narendra Modi govt

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | May 28, 2020 3:11:39 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to organise one virtual rally per district to commemorate the completion of one year of Narendra Modi government. The party will also reach out to 10 crore families through a letter by Prime Minister Narendra M... read..

Nadda accepts resignation of Himachal BJP president Rajeev Bindal

New Delhi | May 28, 2020 5:11:39 AM IST
The resignation of Himachal Pradesh BJP president Rajeev Bindal has been accepted by party's national president Jagat Prakash Nadda.... read..

Stalin writes to Modi, non-BJP CMs on Electricity (Amend) Bill

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Using the people's mandate to lead the government for five years, the BJP led central government is stepping into the legislative domain of the states or trying to breach the principle of federalism, said DMK President M.K.Stalin.... read..

'Where's the promised money?' MVA govt asks Fadnavis, BJP (Lead)

Mumbai |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
In a scathing attack on the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi on Wednesday demanded Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis justify his claims of the state getting huge financial help from the Centre to tackle the Co... read..

Action to be taken against Panchayat for boycotting family for not holding 'shradh' amid lockdown: Madhya Pradesh BJP

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 3:11:45 PM IST
BJP leader Rahul Kothari on Wednesday said that required action will be taken against Panchayat here in Chhatarpur district, which has ostracised a family for not organising a ritualistic feast post the death of his son in March this year amid the lockdow... read..

Himachal BJP chief quits, seeks probe into health scam

Shimla |Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajeev Bindal, here on Wednesday, resigned from the post on moral grounds and sought an impartial probe into the last week's arrest of the state Health Director for allegedly seeking Rs 5,00,000 bribe.... read..

BJP states concealing Covid-19 data, says Maha Congress

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
In a blistering counter-attack, the Congress' Maharashtra unit on Tuesday alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states like Gujarat are suppressing Covid-19 data and indulging in politics during the ongoing pandemic.... read..

Did Muraleedharan attend Kerala meeting on Covid? Left, BJP differ

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
Confusion persisted on if whether the sole Union Minister from Kerala, V. Muraleedharan, attended a meeting on Covid-19 called by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, through video conference, on Tuesday morning, as the former said he did not take part, while... read..
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