Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

West Bengal government submits affidavit before Calcutta HC over post-poll violence

West Bengal government submitted a 95-page affidavit before the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday in response to the NHRC report over post-poll violence. The state...

Proceedings initiated against Gautam Gambhir, AAP MLAs for stocking of medicines, oxygen: Delhi’s Drug Control Department tells HC

Delhi’s Drug Control Department told the Delhi High Court that it has initiated proceedings against Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Member of Parliament Gautam Gambhir‘s...

UP district panchayat chief polls: Party-backed candidates won 67 of 75 seats, claims BJP

The Uttar Pradesh BJP has claimed that the party-backed candidates won 67 of 75 seats of the district panchayat chief, the voting for which was...

India virus death toll tops 400,000; experts say it’s higher

India on Thursday crossed the grim milestone of more than 400,000 people lost to the coronavirus, a number that though massive is still thought to...

Senior BJP leaders BL Santhosh, Radha Mohan Singh in UP again to review party’s functioning from Monday

The BJP’s national general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh and Uttar Pradesh in-charge Radha Mohan Singh will be in Lucknow on a two-day visit from Monday...

More Sachin Pilot loyalists come out in open, spell trouble for Congress in Rajasthan

A day after a group of Congress MLAs met Sachin Pilot, another party legislator on Friday expressed support for the dissident leader as trouble brewed...

Lakshadweep crisis: Residents sit on a 12-hour hunger strike

Lakshadweep residents on Monday held placards during a 12-hour hunger strike against the alleged anti-people policies brought in by the Lakshadweep administration. Protestors including women...

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal says no alliance with BJP for Punjab assembly polls, slams Congress, AAP

With Punjab slated to go to the polls early next year, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has said that his party is open...

Lockdown news India: Narendra Modi govt fights pressure to lock down India as coronavirus deaths rise | India News

NEW DELHI: Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on states to only consider lockdowns “as the last option.” Now everyone from his political...

Mamata Banerjee effects landslide on a wheelchair – Defectors, boisterous campaign boomerang on BJP as poor stand by Didi

Mamata Banerjee-led All India Trinamool Congress has retained West Bengal, delivering a blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party which had made wresting the state its...

HC seeks CCTV footage in row over BJP leader distributing Remdesivir | India News

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court at its Aurangabad bench on Thursday said it was of “prima facie’’ view that the “district collector is attempting to...

Shortages, confusion in India’s vaccination drive

India’s mammoth push to beat its raging Covid surge with vaccinations looks troubled, with its vast inoculation programme plagued by shortages, confusion and political squabbles....

Election Commission warns Suvendu Adhikari for March 29 speech | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission of India has warned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari over a speech delivered by him on March 29, for which he had...

Mamata not daughter of Bengal but ‘aunt of infiltrators, Rohingyas’: Suvendu Adhikari | India News

KOLKATA: Slamming the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Sunday said the former is not a daughter...

Why Mamata Banerjee’s decision to contest from Nandigram is steeped in political symbolism

In a country where sad, nondescript, and decrepit towns are strewn across the countryscape, the impending assembly elections in West Bengal proclaims Nandigram’s second tryst...

budget 2021: Opposition slams government in Lok Sabha for ignoring ‘aam admi’ in budget

NEW DELHI: The Opposition slammed the government in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday for ignoring the “aam admi” and showing insensitivity towards agitating farmers in...

Indian-Americans are more liberal towards issues in US, conservative in India: Survey | India News

WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans have relatively more conservative views of policies in India while on issues affecting the US, the diaspora has a more liberal take, according...

Now, micro loan waiver talks in Assam worry MFIs

KOLKATA: The Rs 12,000-crore microfinance industry in Assam is facing a double whammy. The promises of waiver for micro loans by political parties made in...

Post Trump’s Twitter ouster, experts ask platforms for consistency in enforcing policies

NEW DELHI | BENGALURU: Social media platforms have been urged to apply their policies consistently across the world, in light of the recent ban on...

Union home minister Amit Shah to visit Assam on December 26

GUWAHATI: Union home minister Amit Shah will visit Assam on December 26. A senior BJP leader, who does not want to be named, told ET,...

Not accountable to Home Minister: TMC hits out on summons over Nadda’s convoy attack

KOLKATA: Senior Trinamool Congress lawmaker Kalyan Banerjee wrote to Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday, saying that West Bengal’s chief secretary and director-general of...

Political leaders pay tributes to Ambedkar on death anniversary | India News

NEW DELHI: Glowing tributes were paid to B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying his thoughts and...

First vaccine doses may be available in a matter of weeks: PM | India News

NEW DELHI: Going by expert opinion, India will not have to wait for a vaccine against Covid-19 for long and the first shots could be...

JP Nadda to hold meeting with newly-appointed state in-charges tomorrow | India News

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda is scheduled to hold a meeting with all the newly-appointed state in-charges of the party,...

Fresh young faces likely to get cabinet berth in NDA-led government in Bihar

Patna: Speculation has intensified across the media and political circles over the formation of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-led government in Bihar as well as...