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Bharatiya Janata Party


Ex-Chinese diplomat says concession on Tawang can resolve border dispute, India says not possible

June 18, 2020 2:48 pm

Dai said that colonial British government which drew the "McMahon Line" accepted Beijing's claim on Tawang. China has rejected "McMahon Line" in India's case but accepted it in settling boundary dispute with Myanmar.

Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: 40 per cent voters undecided, BJP in lead, claims survey

February 08, 2017 2:28 pm

Bharatiya Janata Party has taken the lead with 28 per cent of the voters vouching for it, while the Samajwadi Party lags behind as second choice, pleasing only 18 per cent of the voters.

Aftermath of demonetisation a 'sacred movement', will lead to bigger GDP, says BJP

January 07, 2017 4:37 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claimed that demonetisation has resulted in black money making its way to bank accounts and the additional money will boost developmental projects.

Jharkhand: Dentist calls up BJP MLA's wife by mistake, lands in jail for 'abusive extortion' demand

January 06, 2017 7:14 pm

According to police, Dhulu's wife Savitri Devi lodged a complaint with Barora police station in Dhanbad a couple of days ago, alleging that a person had called on her number and demanded Rs 25 lakh.

Bypoll results 2016: PM Modi congratulates BJP winners in MP, Assam and Arunachal

November 22, 2016 7:16 pm

Bhartiya Janta Party won and retained seats in Madhya Pradesh, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

Security beefed up in Allahabad for BJP's meeting on Sunday

June 11, 2016 1:55 pm

The elite Special Protection Group (SPG), responsible for the Prime Minister's security, arrived in Allahabad and has been busy reviewing security arrangements at the Kayastha Pathshala sports ground.

National executive meet in UP after 5 years: BJP ‘target’ starts with Allahabad

May 22, 2016 12:17 am

Modi, Shah to line up national meet in June, a ‘vikas saptah’ before that

Lokniti-CSDS Result: BJP fails to build on 2014 foundation

May 22, 2016 12:15 am

Unlike 2014, when the party got relatively greater support among the middle class, there was no class pattern in the support for the BJP this time.

Assam Assembly polls: Cong-Ajmal pact would have been zero sum game

May 21, 2016 2:16 am

While AIUDF supporters would have backed a Congress-AIUDF alliance overwhelmingly (75%), only a fourth of Congress Hindu voters approved of such a tie-up.

Assam Assembly polls: How BJP tackled ST status demand

May 21, 2016 2:03 am

The BJP’s wooing of these 6 communities came with the risk of alienating the Scheduled Tribe Bodos and Rabhas, who are apprehensive that extending ST status to these communities might affect their benefits.


BJP finalises seat-sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls

September 14, 2015 5:11 pm

Following days of hard bargain, BJP on Monday (September 14) sealed a seat sharing pact for the Bihar assembly polls with its allies under which it will contest 160 of the 243 seats, while sparing 20 for Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S), besides 40 for Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.


Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

June 18, 2020 2:33 pm

Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor on Monday faced severe criticism after he said that no "good Hindu" would want a Ram temple built at a spot after demolishing somebody else's place of worship.

Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”

AAP, BJP Councillors Clash

June 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Don't target PM Modi unnecessarily: Naidu

February 25, 2016 4:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday targeted the Congress, saying that the grand old party, which has been tolerated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for so many decades, should also tolerate the saffron party for at least ten years. Naidu said that the Congress was unnecessarily targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said unlike past governments where the prime minister (Manmohan Singh) presides and madam (Sonia Gandhi) decides, the BJP-led Government was working collectively in which Prime Minister Modi presides and the team decides.

BJP has derailed Rail Budget: Lalu Yadav

February 25, 2016 12:43 pm

Patna, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday said the Railway Budget 2016 was hollow and there was nothing in it. He said the railways is meant for the common man but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had derailed the Railway Budget altogether. Lalu said the Indian Railways have been incurring losses whereas its expenditure has been on the rise. He also stressed on the proposition of bullet trains, saying it was a game plan of the foreigners to capture the Indian Railways. He further added that the government was not taking cognizance of such instances.

Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

February 24, 2016 10:53 am

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.