Tag: BJP

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai indicates cabinet expansion would take some time

Indicating that expansion of his cabinet may take some time, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss it with the party’s...

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...

Basavaraj Bommai: The new Karnataka chief minister is a seasoned political leader and Yediyurappa loyalist

Karnataka’s chief minister-designate Basavaraj Bommai has demolished the myth that only a core BJP member, not those who joined the party from outside, can lead...

Regional parties should form national front for 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Regional parties should come together and form a national front to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD)...

Nadda rules out leadership crisis in Karnataka, says Yediyurappa has done good work

Amid speculation about a change of guard in Karnataka, BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday ruled out any leadership crisis in the southern state...

View: Don’t fret, India remains pluralistic

In his column, ‘A Very Practical Secularism’ (July 14), Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar observed that ‘since BJP came to power in 2014, India has become...

PM Modi’s cabinet reshuffle: What are the reasons for creating a new ministry?

The Narendra Modi government has set up a ministry of cooperation and handed over its reins to the powerful home minister Amit Shah. The recent...

Those giving communal colour to population control efforts in UP ‘enemies’ of country: Naqvi

Hitting out at those critical of the Yogi Adityanath government’s steps aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minority Affairs Minister Abbas Naqvi...

Centre should not put conditions to resume talks with protesting farmers: Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said the Centre should not put conditions if it wants to resume talks with the protesting farmers....

The fall of Tirath Singh Rawat

The plan was to discuss the representation before the Election Commission to hold bypolls in Gangotri. At least that’s what outgoing Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath...

Family planning norms: Assam government to hold discussion with 150 Muslim intellectuals on July 4

Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa sarma said that muslim organisations have welcomed his proposal of adopting decent family planning norms. He said he is meeting...

View: As regional challenges mount for BJP, it may be turning to good old ‘adjustment politics’

The political landscape is witnessing some interesting shifts. These point towards a rejuvenation of old school ‘adjustment politics’ that had receded to the background with...

The RSS in the UP tussle – a peacemaker in action, a mediator behind scenes

In BJP’s tussle to retain Uttar Pradesh, the RSS is playing the role of a trouble-shooter, working to resolve differences between the party leadership, and...

J&K parties’ 370 stand to decide direction of talks

The key question at the prime minister’s Jammu & Kashmir all-party meeting on Thursday is whether all political stakeholders, barring of course the BJP, are...

Twitter withholds 50 tweets related to alleged assault of Muslim man in Ghaziabad

Twitter has “withheld” 50 tweets related to a communally sensitive video clip of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on the microblogging platform,...

Population control: Uttar Pradesh working on law to limit sops to those with 2 children or less

The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has begun the groundwork for a draft law that will seek to limit the benefits of state government schemes...

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar says extra marks for class 8-12 students nurturing plant saplings

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced a new policy wherein extra marks will be given to those students from classes 8 to...

J-K parties get into huddle after being invited to PM’s meet; Congress raises pitch for statehood restoration

Hectic political consultations were on in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday within mainstream regional parties including the National Conference (NC) and the PDP over an...

BJP works to strengthen its social arithmetic ahead of UP assembly polls

Joining hands with smaller parties with a political base in different castes was a part of the BJP strategy as it won big in Uttar...

We welcome the formation of core committee on Naga political issue: NSCN-IM

With Nagaland forming a Parliamentary Committee on Naga Political issue comprising of all the 60 Members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly, and two Members of...

Congress to stage symbolic stir at petrol pumps across country on Friday against fuel price hike

The Congress will hold symbolic protests at petrol pumps across the country on Friday against the rise in fuel prices and demanding its withdrawal. Congress...

Sarma, Scindia and now Prasada, Congress continues to lose stalwarts

The saga of defections in the Congress which began ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections continues unabated with 47-year-old former Union minister Jitin Prasada...

It is the beginning of Hindutva politics in West Bengal, not the end: Author Badri Narayan

Attacking the RSS on stereotypes will not help counter its growing hegemony: Author Badri Narayan who has studied the rise of the RSS minutely and...

Centre prevented ‘big scam’ of AAP govt: BJP on Delhi’s doorstep ration delivery scheme

The BJP on Sunday claimed that the Centre has forestalled a “big scam” that the Delhi’s AAP government might have committed by “diverting” subsidised food...

Yogi Adityanath: It is not possible to cremate someone on the quiet, no data fudging in UP: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in an interaction with ET speaks on a range of issues including the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccination drive and the...