Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

Modi mentors BJP's women MPs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave tips to the women MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on meaningful participation in legislative business and advised them how they can contribute in the policy making process. “He met us in groups. One group comprised women MPs below 45 years. The other consisted of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, suspended from the party for an indefinite period, was on Wednesday expelled from the party for six years, days after a video went viral showing him dancing with two pistols and a carbine, which raised safety and security concerns. The BJP disciplinary committee in New […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
UP BJP MLA enrols schools students as party members

Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh): Making a mockery of the BJP’s much-publicized membership drive, Sushil Singh, party MLA from this seat in Uttar Pradesh enrolled school students as party members. Sushil Singh, nephew of mafia don-turned-politician Brijesh Singh on Wednesday asked the students to fill in membership forms and made them wear saffron ‘angavastram’ with the BJP’s […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Delhi Speaker disqualifies 2 more rebel AAP MLAs

New Delhi:  Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday disqualified two Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs – Anil Kumar Bajpai and Col. Devinder Sehrawat – from the House on grounds of defection. The Speaker took the decision on a petition received from AAP spokesperson and MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj, a statement from the Assembly read. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Include Puri, Konark in iconic tourist list: Odisha BJP MPs

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs from Odisha have requested Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel to include the Jagannath temple in Puri and Sun Temple in Konark in the list of India’s Iconic Tourist Sites. In a letter to the Union Minister, released to media on Friday, the MPs have sought his personal […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Op-Ed: What BJP Needs To Do In Odisha To Find A Winning Formula

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The BJP in Odisha has achieved its first objective of replacing the Congress as the main opposition party in the state. But the party cannot be satisfied with its performance in the recent elections. While its Lok Sabha tally went up to 8 from one in 2014 it could win only […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Babita Phogat, Mahavir Phogat join BJP

New Delhi: International wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat, a noted wrestling coach, joined the BJP on Monday. They joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju, party’s general secretary in charge of Haryana Anil Jain and its state chief Subhash Badala. Lauding the father-daughter […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Op-Ed: An Irreparable Loss

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Within the span of a few weeks Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost two of its most articulate and efficient leaders whose appeal cut across party lines. The diminutive Sushma Swaraj, one of the most able and humane external affairs ministers of the country, was the first go. Then came the […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Life Story To Hit The Big Screen

Mumbai: The life story of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is set to unfold on the big screen. Vajpayee, a senior BJP leader and one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), died on August 16 in 2018 after a prolonged illness. Shiva Sharma and Zeeshan Ahmad, owners of Amaash Films, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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WhatsApp favourite tool for right-wing to influence voters

New York: In a significant find, researchers have discovered that right-wing users are more effective in using Facebook-owned WhatsApp to spread news, disinformation and opinions during elections. After performing the first large-scale analysis of partisan WhatsApp groups in the context of Brazil’s 2018 election, the researchers from Northwestern University found that right-wing groups in Brazil […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Shah lashes out at Congress for its Article 370 posture

Silvasa: BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday once again lashed out at the Congress for its opposition to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution in Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at an event at Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Shah said the Congress has given up on “parampara” (tradition) of rising above […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Odisha BJP begins process for organisational election

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started the process of holding organisational elections in Odisha unit with a day-long workshop of party leaders on Thursday. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi, BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda and several senior leaders including MPs and MLAs attended the workshop. The party’s state functionaries, district presidents, Zilla […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Modi 2.0 Completes 100 |Days, BJP Plans Campaign

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government 2.0 will complete its first 100 days in office on Saturday. While grand celebrations are expected on the occasion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to flag the achievements of these 100 days in a manner that would not be seen as aggressive but as highlighting achievements of […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
NDA2.0's 100-day performance historic: PM

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the 100-day performance by his Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA 2.0 government as “unprecedented and historic” on all fronts. “We have been working speedily in all sectors, whether it is the Jal Jeevan Mission, respect and help for each and every farmer in the country, setting free our […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
You gave us 300 seats, we scrapped Art 370: Amit Shah

Beed (Maharashtra): Bharatiya Janata Party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the historic step of uniting the country with the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, here on Tuesday. “You blessed us with 300 seats (in Lok Sabha), we have scrapped the Article […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021