Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

3 held for Amethi leader's murder

Amethi: Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of BJP leader Smriti Irani’s close aide and a former village head Surendra Singh. Two suspects were still absconding, Director General of Police O.P. Singh told the reporters. He said seven persons were detained and interrogated on Monday and three of them have been […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
CAA To Be Implemented Soon, Delayed Due To Pandemic: BJP National President
JP Nadda to succeed Amit Shah as BJP President

New Delhi: With BJP organisational architect Amit Shah set to join the Cabinet, the decks are being cleared for the baton to be handed over to Health Minister J.P. Nadda as the new President. Nadda is expected to work closely with Shah even after the latter demits office for the election whirligig simply doesn’t end. […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
One dead, many injured as violence continues in Bengal

Kolkata: One person was stabbed to death while several others were injured as political violence continued in West Bengal on Sunday, the police said. Reports of houses being ransacked and activists of both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Trinamool Congress sustaining injuries surfaced through the day. A 36-year-old man, said to be […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Congress scores over BJP in Karnataka local polls

Bengaluru: Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka’s 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a senior poll official here on Monday. “Of the 1,361 seats in 63 urban local bodies, the Congress […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Tharoor gets bail in defamation case over scorpion remark

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a defamation case filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajeev Babbar over his “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal asked Tharoor to furnish a personal bond of Rs 20,000. Thereafter, the court […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Rahul doubts PM's "Kerala dear to me" remark

Thiruvambady/Mukkam: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday accused the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi of according step-motherly treatment to the states not ruled by the BJP, which he dubbed as a party “blinded by hate and anger”. The Congress president made the allegations, doubting Modi’s remarks on Saturday that Kerala from where the BJP won […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Some people yet to get over polls' impact, says Modi

Tirupati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that some people were yet to get over the impact of the Lok Sabha poll results. Addressing a meeting of BJP workers at Renigunta Airport near this temple town, he said the election chapter was over for the BJP and it had now started focussing on serving […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
BJP stopped from taking workers' bodies to Kolkata

Kolkata: An altercation broke out between the police and a group of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday when they were stopped from taking bodies of slain party workers to Kolkata. On Saturday, three people were killed in a clash between the Trinamool and BJP workers in […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Virendra Kumar takes oath as Pro tem Speaker

New Delhi:  Former Union Minister and seven-time MP Virendra Kumar on Monday took oath as the Pro tem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Virendra Kumar at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. In the first term of the Modi government, the 65-year-old senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was Minister of […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Over to Amit Shah as Odisha BJP fails to take decision on LoP

Bhubaneswar: The selection of Leader of Opposition in the 16th Odisha Assembly still continues to hang in balance as the State unit of BJP has now left the final call on the national party president Amit Shah. The development comes after a meeting of the BJP legislature party failed to take a consensual decision in […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Pradhan hits back at Congress' secret pact charge; calls it an open MoU

Bhubaneswar: Junking the Congress charge of having a secret pact between BJP – BJD over Rajya Sabha bypoll, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today categorically stated that there is no such  hush-hush deal, rather he termed it as an open understanding between the two parties. “PM Modi had spoken to CM Naveen and asked support […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
TMC leader shot dead in Bengal, 24-hour bandh called

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead at a railway station in West Bengal’s Hoogly district on Saturday morning, police said. Dilip Ram, a local Trinamool leader and the husband of a Trinamool Gram Panchayat Pradhan in the district, was allegedly shot in the head while he was waiting to catch a local train […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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National Herald case: Swamy's cross-examination deferred

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday deferred till August 30 the cross-examination of Subramanian Swamy in connection with the National Herald case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal posted the matter for August 30 after Swamy sought an adjournment in the case. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader informed the court that the party […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
BJP sets target to enrol 50 lakh members in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set a target to enrol 50 lakh members as it launched its membership drive on Saturday. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the state-level BJP membership drive in Ekamra Assembly constituency in Bhubaneswar. “In Odisha, we have launched the membership drive from Ekamra Assembly constituency. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Ex-Gujarat BJP MP gets life sentence in murder case

Ahmedabad: A Special CBI Court here on Thursday sentenced former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat’s Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa in July 2010. The court had pronounced them guilty on July 6 and reserved the order on the quantum of punishment. The other convicts […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021