Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

Modi questions BSP's support to Congress in Rajasthan

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday demanded to know why Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati did not withdraw support to the ruling Congress in Rajasthan in view of a gang rape in Alwar. Addressing a public gathering here, Modi said: “A Dalit girl was gang-raped in Rajasthan which is being ruled by […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Kin carry dead body on bike for post-mortem in Odisha

Jeypore: In yet another incident which lays bare the issues plaguing the healthcare infrastructure in Odisha; family members of a deceased youth had to carry his body to the Kundura Community Health Centre (CHC) for post-mortem allegedly after failing to get support from the local hospital authorities and an ambulance. According to reports, a youth […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Priyanka's HP visit cancelled due to bad weather

Shimla: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s proposed visit to Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday was cancelled at the last minute due to bad weather. She was scheduled to address a rally in Sundernagar in support of Mandi Congress candidate Ashray Sharma, a party leader told IANS. Greenhorn Sharma, grandson of former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram, is […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
30 crorepatis in fray in last phase Bengal polls

Kolkata: Of 111 candidates across parties contesting from the nine West Bengal seats in the seventh and the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 30 have assets worth more than Rs 1 crore, while 23 have declared criminal cases against themselves, said a study on Tuesday. Among candidates who are in the fray for the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
PIL filed in Delhi HC against Kamal Haasan for Godse remark

New Delhi: A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking action against actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan over his recent statement terming Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as the first Hindu terrorist of free India. BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay mentioned the petition which sought debarring of candidates and de-registration of parties abusing religion […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
TMC blamed BJP for Kolkata violence, dubs Amit Shah 'liar'

New Delhi: Calling BJP President Amit Shah a “liar and cheater”, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday accused the BJP of vandalizing Bengali polymath Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s statue during clashes at his roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday. “BJP people indulged in the violence during Amit Shah’s roadshow. Roadshow is just a roadshow, you are not supposed […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Andhra CM blames BJP for violence in Kolkata

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday strongly condemned the violence “perpetrated” by the BJP in Kolkata on Tuesday. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief alleged that after desperately trying to destabilise the West Bengal government through the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax Department, the BJP was […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Was 'tortured' in jail, will not apologise: Priyanka Sharma

Kolkata: Walking free after remaining in jail for five days for sharing a meme on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on social media, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Priyanka Sharma said on Wednesday that she was “tortured” in jail and that she would not tender an apology for sharing the meme. Sharma, who was picked […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Mamata attacks Modi, calls Amit Shah 'unimportant'

Kolkata: Calling the vandalism of Bengali social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s bust as “BJP’s pre-planned conspiracy”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the Prime Minister lacked “shame” while negating the allegations against his party. “Vidyasagar was not insulted just like that. It was a planned criminal and communal conspiracy. Bengal is under attack,” […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Pragya calls Godse 'deshbhakt', BJP seeks public apology as Congress attacks

New Delhi: BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Thursday kicked up a major row by describing Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as a “deshbhakt” (patriot), a comment which her party immediately condemned and asked her to apologise for her remark. The comment by Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon blast […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
BJP-Trinamool clash in Kankinara, hurl bombs

Kolkata: The by-polls in West Bengal’s Bhatpara Assembly constituency was marred by severe violence and bombings on Sunday, amidst clashes between workers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress at Kankinara in North 24 Parganas district. Kankinara area was more violent as workers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress clashed and hurled bombs at one […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Shah to meet NDA leaders, host dinner on May 21

New Delhi: Buoyed by the exit poll predictions, BJP President Amit Shah has convened a meeting of the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on May 21, ahead of the counting of votes on May 23. Sources in the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) said that Shah is likely to host a dinner for the NDA […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Powerful liquor lobby influencing CM Adityanath, alleges sacked UP Minister

Lucknow: Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath succumbed to the powerful liquor lobby and did not implement prohibition in the state. Adityanath’s silence on a liquor ban was the trigger point in the ongoing tussle between Rajbhar and the Bharatiya Janata Party, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Sexual harassment charge filed against Tripura MLA

Agartala: Tripura Police have launched a probe after a tribal girl filed a complaint of sexual harassment against a legislator belonging to the ruling alliance partner IPFT, an official said on Monday. “We have launched an inquiry after a tribal girl filed an FIR at the East Agartala Women Police Station on Sunday night,” Deputy Superintendent […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Over 4,600 centenarians cast votes in Punjab

Chandigarh: Over 4,600 centenarians exercised their franchise for Punjab’s 13 parliamentary seats and they also comprised one transgender, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Tuesday. A total of 4,654 voters, comprising 2,631 women, all aged above 100, cast their votes on May 19, he said. Those who were 100 years of age and exercised […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021