Wednesday, October 23, 2019

West Bengal: BJP stages protest against illegal mining in Asanol

Asansol (West Bengal) | October 23, 2019 5:11:35 AM IST
Days after three people allegedly died at an illegal coal mine here, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday staged a protest demanding that the administration should close mining operations to avoid any such incident in the future.... read..

Ex-BJP MLA claims daughter victim of love jihad (Lead)

Bhopal |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The state police claim to have recovered and brought back Bharti Singh, daughter of former BJP MLA Surendra Nath Singh, from Jalgaon in Maharashtra, to Bhopal on Tuesday.... read..

BJP MLA accuses AMU of removing party flag from car

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Dalbir Singh has accused the staff at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) of removing the party flag from his vehicle when it entered the university campus on Tuesday.... read..

Nationalist politics seems to have worked again for BJP in Haryana

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
The BJP, which is predicted by most Exit Polls to retain power in Haryana with a brute majority, seems to have reaped benefits by playing up the nationalist issues besides being helped by divisions in Congress and partition of Indian National Lok Dal (INL... read..

BJP cries foul over Kejriwal's photo on DTC tickets

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
BJP MLAs led by Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Delhi Lieutenant Governor and filed a petition before the Lokayukta against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his photograph being carried on tickets meant for ... read..

Jharkhand: Six opposition MLAs join BJP ahead of assembly elections

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 23, 2019 1:11:35 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming state Assembly elections, six MLAs from opposition parties joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday here.... read..

Aligarh: Party flag removed from BJP MLA's car at AMU, lawmaker demands action

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 5:41:32 AM IST
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) staff on Tuesday removed BJP flag from a vehicle belonging to party MLA Dalbir Singh following which the Uttar Pradesh lawmaker has alleged of misconduct by university staff and has demanded action.... read..

4-5 Cong, JMM legislators set to join BJP in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to weaken the opposition parties by ensuring defection of their legislators, just before announcement of the Jharkhand Assembly polls, which is likely any day.... read..

BJP to gift Goa Congress prez Abhijit Banerjee's book

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Even as several BJP leaders across India have criticised Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee for his 'left leaning' economics, Goa's Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral on Tuesday justified the BJP-led coalition government's spending on populist welfare scheme... read..

BJP leaders upbeat ahead of results, say opposition was split

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 8:41:48 PM IST
The BJP appears confident of returning to power with comfortable majority both in Haryana and Maharashtra with a senior party leader stating that party's internal assessment nearly matches predictions of exit polls.... read..

Hyderabad: BJP workers protests following death of child at hospital, demand strict action

Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 22, 2019 6:11:31 AM IST
Following the death of a five-month-old infant due to fire in a hospital at Hyderabad's LB Nagar area, BJP workers led by MLC Ramchandra Rao held a protest outside the hospital demanding investigation and strict action against the culprits.... read..

Raj CM busy saving chair, setting shop for son: BJP

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Amid the by-elections to two Assembly seats in Rajasthan, BJP state chief Satish Poonia came down heavily on Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday.... read..

Haryana, Maharashtra polls over but organisational polls yet to be over; BJP reviews its performance

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 10:41:46 PM IST
To dwell on party's performances in the recently concluded assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra and to prepare for the upcoming elections in Jharkhand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working president JP Nadda held a three-hour-long meeting attende... read..

Exit polls are showing clear victory for BJP: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 2:11:40 PM IST
After the voting in two states Haryana and Maharashtra, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju expressed confidence of the BJP's victory.... read..

Ex-BJP MLA cries love jihad, daughter counters in video

Bhopal |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Former Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Bhopal, Surender Nath Singh has accused Congress MLA Arif Masood of being involved in a 'Love Jihad' case, which has resulted in the disappearance of his 26-year-old daughter.... read..

Maharashtra, Haryana polls: BJP upbeat ahead of results, says opposition marred by infighting

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 4:41:43 PM IST
Post exit poll projections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership is a confident lot as they feel that the party is on its way to retain its governments in both Maharashtra and Haryana.... read..

Modi to address BJP workers from Varanasi on Thursday

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers from his parliamentary constituency Varanasi through the Namo mobile app on Thursday.... read..

BJP open to idea of India's engagement with more countries, developing new relationships: Ram Madhav

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 6:11:37 AM IST
BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that his party is open to the idea that India should engage with more and more nations while taking care of own interests.... read..

Ex-Congress MLA Abdullakutty made Kerala BJP vice-president

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Congress lawmaker A.P. Abdullakutty who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in June this year was on Tuesday appointed as the vice-president of the BJP in Kerala.... read..

Ex-Congress RS MP Ramamurthy joins BJP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Former Congress Rajya Sabha member K. C. Ramamurthy became the latest politician to jump into the BJP bandwagon. He joined the saffron party on Tuesday in presence of two senior BJP leaders - Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh and a senior minister Pralhad Jo... read..

BJP to discuss Maha, Haryana post-poll scenarios on Tuesday

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Even with exit polls across the spectrum predicting a BJP comeback in Maharashtra and Haryana a day after voting concluded in the two states, the saffron party will discuss the likely post-poll scenarios on Tuesday evening.... read..

AP government using temples as revenue-generating engines: BJP leader Dinakar

Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 22, 2019 5:41:42 PM IST
The YSRCP government led by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is using temples as "revenue-generating engines" instead of promoting Hindu religion, said BJP leader Lanka Dinakar on Tuesday.... read..

BJP looks set to continue winning streak in Haryana, Maha (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The BJP on Monday looked set to maintain its winning streak in Maharashtra and Haryana, with the IANS-CVoter Exit Poll predicting a massive victory for the party in the Assembly elections in the two states where it is already in power.... read..

BJP-led govt for rich, not concerned about poor, says Kapil Sibal

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 1:11:43 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government and said that they are putting money in the pockets of rich people and not concerned about the poor.... read..

Ahead of counting of votes, Nadda meets BJP General Secretaries

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 9:11:33 PM IST
Ahead of the counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, BJP Working President JP Nadda on Tuesday held a meeting of party General Secretaries and took stock of the political situation in both the states.... read..

Ex-Congress Rajya Sabha MP KC Ramamurthy joins BJP

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
Former Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, KC Ramamurthy on Tuesday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of senior party leaders at its headquarters in New Delhi.... read..

BJP trying to usurp Tripura tribal body: CPI-M

Agartala |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which controls the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), here on Tuesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to "grab the autonomous body through backdoor".... read..

AAP asks BJP to clarify on Delhi's 200-unit free power scheme

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Attacking the BJP for saying it will withdraw the scheme providing Delhi citizens free electricity up to 200 units, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to clarify its stand on the existing free power scheme.... read..

BJP, Congress in close race in Haryana, says exit poll

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 11:11:40 PM IST
BJP and Congress are in a neck-to-neck fight in Haryana Assembly elections, an exit poll said on Tuesday with the ruling party slightly ahead of its main rival.... read..

BJP poised for grand comeback in Haryana, say exit polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The BJP is poised to make a comeback in Haryana, bagging more than three-fourth of the 90 assembly seats, with the Congress placed at a distant second, according to exit polls on Monday after the end of polling.... read..

Landslide win predicted for BJP in Haryana with 68-72 seats

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:50:53 AM IST
The ruling BJP looks set for a landslide victory in Haryana, with IANS-CVoter Exit Poll on Monday predicting 68-76 seats for the saffron party in the 90-member Assembly.... read..

Maharashtra: BJP-led NDA looks set to win big

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:50:53 AM IST
The BJP-led NDA was on Monday predicted to retain power in Maharashtra with a huge majority, with IANS-C-Voter Exit Poll giving it between 192 and 216 seats in the 288-member Assembly.... read..

Haryana: BJP's nationalism, Art 370 vs Cong's jobs, farm crisis

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
For the 90-member Legislative Assembly in deeply clan-bound Haryana elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and other issues surrounding nationalism as the major poll plank, while the Cong... read..

BJP to form govts in Haryana, Maharashtra, says Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi | October 21, 2019 2:11:34 PM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the BJP will retain power and form the governments in Haryana and Maharashtra.... read..

EVM rigging: Rahul calls BJP MLA 'most honest man' (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Challenging government claims of the infallibility of electronic voting machines (EVM) amid polling for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared a video in which a BJP MLA claimed that no matter which... read..

BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will win around 225 seats: Piyush Goyal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 21, 2019 9:41:32 AM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra will win around 225 seats.... read..

Battleground Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena seeks second term, Congress-NCP hopes to make comeback

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 21, 2019 6:11:39 AM IST
Fate of 3,237 candidates will be sealed in EVMs on Monday as voters in Maharashtra will exercise their electoral rights to elect state assembly representatives in 288 constituencies for the formation of next state government.... read..

BJP rakes up pro-Yakub letter to target Congress

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
Three Congress candidates fighting from Maharashtra are in the news for all the wrong reasons. An old letter signed by them, written on their official letter head, has found its way back, just as the election for Maharashtra kicked in. The Congress leader... read..

BJP Govt will provide cheaper power than AAP in Delhi: Goel

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Rajya Sabha MP and former BJP Delhi President Vijay Goel on Sunday said that if BJP comes to power in Delhi, it will give cheaper electricity than the AAP government.... read..

BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the electronic ... read..

BJP will end power subsidy: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that the BJP has made its stand clear that it will end the power subsidy being given by his government.... read..

BJP will have record-breaking victories in Maharashtra, Haryana: Gadkari

Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 21, 2019 1:41:33 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday exuded confidence that BJP will retain power in Maharashtra and Haryana and said the party will have record-breaking victories in both the states.... read..

Ex-TDP Minister Adinarayana Reddy joins BJP (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Adinarayana Reddy, a three-time MLA and a former Minister in the former Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here.... read..

Former TDP Minister Adinarayana Reddy to join BJP

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Three-time MLA and a former Minister in the previous Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, senior leader Adinarayana Reddy is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.... read..

Will focus on overall development if I win: BJP candidate Babita Phogat

Balali (Haryana) | October 21, 2019 11:41:43 AM IST
BJP candidate and wrestler, Babita Phogat on Monday asserted that her prime focus will be on the overall development of Dadri assembly constituency if she wins the seat in the Haryana elections.... read..

BJP faces wipe out in Bastar as Chitrakot votes on Monday

Raipur |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Chhattisgarhs ruling Congress has put its all might to flush BJP out of the sprawling but restive Bastar region as Chitrakot assembly seat is all set for voting on Monday.... read..

BJP accuses Abhijit, Amartya of using Nobel for political interest

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Two days after his uncharitable remarks on Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee generated a storm, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha on Sunday again attacked the Nobel Prize for Economics winner, challenging him to implement his economic thoughts even in one vi... read..

BJP prestige at stake in Lucknow seat

Lucknow |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Once known to be a Congress bastion, the prestigious seat of Lucknow Cantt has now turned into a BJP stronghold.... read..

UP: BJP leader 'advises' Hindus to buy swords instead of utensils on Diwali

Deoband (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2019 10:41:35 AM IST
BJP's city president for Deoband, Gajraj Rana has urged the members of the Hindu community to buy swords instead of utensils on Diwali and Dhanteras.... read..

Haryana: Cong candidate Mohan, BJP's Kavita among first to cast vote

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Congress candidate and former Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan and outgoing minister and BJP candidate Kavita Jain were among the first contesting candidates in Haryana to cast vote in their respective polling booths on Monday.... read..

It's fake, doctored: BJP's Bakshish Singh on viral video

Karnal (Haryana) | October 21, 2019 2:41:32 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Assandh, Bakshish Singh said that a 'fake' and 'doctored' video of him has gone viral, in which he allegedly said 'every vote on EVM will go for BJP'.... read..
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