Tag: BJP

Bengal has to choose between development and cut money culture: Nadda | India News

KOLKATA: Making a strong pitch for a BJP government in West Bengal to usher in ‘Asol Poriborton’ (real change), party chief J P Nadda on...

Top takeaways from Gujarat civic polls as BJP registers impressive win, AAP beats Congress in Surat | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP registered an impressive victory in the Gujarat municipal elections, counting for which is still underway. It is a relief for the...

Rahul Gandhi sounds poll bugle in Kerala, slams BJP, Left government

The Congress on Tuesday sounded the poll bugle in Kerala with the party organising a mammoth rally in which leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing...

Opposition in Maharashtra should talk carefully about Covid-19 crisis: Sena | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the recent surge in coronavirus cases is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra should talk...

With Puducherry setback, Congress political footprint diminishes further

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 22, 2021) NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday lost its lone government in south India after the V...

Modi, not Manmohan Singh, ensured Assam gets its due of oil royalty, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who ensured that Assam gets its due...

Modi’s development pitch to continue in the poll-bound States, BJP wants 20-21 rallies by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to continue with his development pitch and announce a slew of projects over the next week in the five...

PM Modi asks party leaders to educate farmers, build grassroots support for new laws

The farmers’ agitation and the forthcoming Assembly polls in five states dominated the discourse at the one-day BJP conclave of national office-bearers on Sunday. Prime...

Always special to be in Assam, says PM Modi on eve of visit | India News

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be visiting poll-bound Assam for the third time in one month on Monday, said it is always special...

BJP begins canvassing to frame manifesto ahead of Assam assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The BJP is reaching out to people across Assam to elicit their views before framing its manifesto ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The...

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM over rising fuel prices, says they are at ‘historic, unsustainable’ high

Writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over “spiralling” fuel and gas prices, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of “profiteering” off “people’s...

Now is the time to restore statehood in Jammu and Kashmir, says Apni Party’s Altaf Bukhari

In a telephonic interview with Prerna Katiyar, Altaf Bukhari blames the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and BJP equally for the mess in Kashmir....

BJP challenges Mamata to announce she will contest only from Nandigram, TMC hits back | India News

KOLKATA: The BJP Saturday challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to announce that she will contest the coming state election only from Nandigram if...

Nagaland assembly plays national anthem for first time in almost 60 years | India News

NEW DELHI: Almost 60 years after Nagaland attained statehood, the national anthem was played inside its assembly for the first time in February. The move...

Why are people made to pay so much for petrol when global crude oil prices are low, asks Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday hit out at the government over fuel rates and demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on why...

Fashionable to oppose whatever Modi government does; no intolerance in country: E Sreedharan

It has become a fashion to oppose whatever the Modi government is doing, BJP-bound technocrat E Sreedharan said on Friday as he strongly supported the...

People of Assam have seen the hollowness of Gujarat model and it is time for alternative Chhattisgarh model: Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress observer for Assam, Bhupesh Baghel, said the people of poll-bound Assam have seen the hollowness of Gujarat model of development....

V Narayanasamy: Puducherry Governor asks CM Narayansamy to prove majority on Feb 22 | India News

PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry lieutenant governor Tamilisai Soundararjan has directed chief minister V Narayansamy to prove his majority in the House on February 22. The Union territory’s...

BJP plans to reach out to khap leaders in western Uttar Pradesh

The BJP is planning to reach out to khap (community) leaders in western Uttar Pradesh in an attempt to contain the spiralling agitation led by...

New farm laws optional, don’t take away any provision: PM | India News

NEW DELHI: PM Modi once again urged agitating farmers to renew talks, saying the government was ready for a clause-by-clause discussion and could make changes...

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...

Assam Polls: Congress exploring possibilities of an alliance with BPF

Guwahati: The Congress is in talks with the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), which is currently a BJP ally in the ruling government, for a possible...

Venkaiah Naidu: Really sad, bids to make Chair dysfunctional won’t succeed: Venkaiah Naidu on remarks against him

NEW DELHI: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday expressed sadness when his non-partisan approach was questioned by an MP, but...

TMC slams BJP over issue of allocation of funds for rail projects in West Bengal

New Delhi: The TMC on Sunday lashed out at the BJP over its assertion that it has allocated the highest-ever funds for railway works in...

Mission Bengal: How the use of social media is reaching a hitherto unseen feverish pitch

In November, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appointed the head of its information technology cell, Amit Malviya, as the coconvenor (seh prabhari) of the party...