Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

Gujarat CM
Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM

Gandhinagar: Vijay Rupani on Tuesday took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second stint after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the state assembly elections for the sixth time in a row. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, along with other key leaders of the party and Chief Ministers […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
BJP's declared assets increased by 627% in 10 years: ADR

Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) declared assets jumped by 627 per cent from Rs 122.93 crore to over Rs 893 crore between FY 2004-05 and 2015-16, according to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). During the same period, the total assets of Congress increased from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Give up Twitter politics, work on ground: BJP to Rahul

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the Congress is on the wane throughout the country and advised its Vice President Rahul Gandhi to give up Twitter politics and work on the ground. Referring to BJP’s success in the first phase of Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool

Kolkata: Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party. Addressing a press conference here, Roy said he would resign as the TMC’s primary member and also his Rajya Sabha seat after the conclusion of Durga […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UP government stops grants to 46 madrassas

Lucknow: In a major but controversial decision, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday stopped funds to 46 madrassas. According to a Minority Welfare Department official, the action followed a probe which suggested that these madrassas were not functioning within the parameters defined for them. A total of 560 madrassas in the state get government subsidy. A […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Shah, Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha members

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday morning took oath as Rajya Sabha members. Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath of office to Shah and Irani, who were elected to the Upper House from Gujarat earlier this month. This is Shah’s first Rajya Sabha stint […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Medha Patkar in jail: MP BJP leaders resign in protest

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh): In protest against jailing of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NDA) leader Medha Patkar after “framing her in false charges”, the office-bearers of Kadmal unit of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh on Friday resigned en masse. Patkar is fighting for those living along the river Narmada and facing inundation due to […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM

Patna: Nitish Kumar on Thursday took oath as Bihar Chief Minister with the Bharatiya Janata Party as a partner of his Janata Dal-United, within hours of quitting the Grand Alliance. This is his second innings in the last two years, after he snapped ties late on Wednesday with Grand Alliance partners Rashtriya Janata Dal and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath wants ministers to declare assets - every year

Lucknow: In a fresh missive to his ministers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has told them to declare by March 31 every year their assets and property. An official said on Tuesday that the Chief Minister had also warned the ministers against any laxity in this regard. The ministers in the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi misusing power to campaign for BJP: Lalu

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misusing his official power to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party. “Modi has been misusing his power as the Prime Minister to campaign and propagate for his party BJP,” Lalu told the media here in reference to Modi’s road show in Odisha […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Arvind Kejriwal
BJP slams Kejriwal for using public money in defamation suits

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for reportedly fighting defamation suits filed against him by using public money. The BJP asked why the public should pay for Kejriwal’s “karma” (deeds)? “Defamation cases are personal cases against Kejriwal, not against the Chief Minister of Delhi. Hence, Kejriwal […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Aam Aadmi Party
Now AAP offers free water, power subsidy to Delhi tenants

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said those living in rented houses will also get free water and subsidised electricity if the AAP comes to power in the civic corporations. “Those staying in rented houses don’t get benefit of low water and electricity tariff. After municipal elections, we will make sure even […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Parliament passes Finance Bill, Rajya Sabha amendments rejected

New Delhi: The Finance Bill 2017 was passed by Parliament on Thursday with the Lok Sabha rejecting the amendments proposed by the Rajya Sabha. The Bill, being a Money Bill, will now go to the President for approval before becoming law. Since the Lok Sabha did not accept any of the recommendations of the Rajya […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Odisha Assembly
Uproarious scenes in Odisha assembly on farmers' suicides

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha assembly witnessed uproarious scenes for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as Congress members raised the issues of suicides by farmers and the distress sale of vegetables in the state. Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the house twice as it could not function properly due to opposition protests. During Zero Hour, Leader of […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
BJP, Congress plan to target BJD on its foundation day

Bhubaneswar: While the Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) preparations for its 21st foundation day are on in full swing, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have chalked out their respective strategies to corner the BJD with the saffron party announcing a ‘Jabab Maguchi Odisha’ (Odisha Seeks Answers) campaign while the Congress has decided to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021