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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)


Bihar elections: Far ahead of rest, BJP vote share has surged since 2005

October 16, 2020 7:52 am

Despite the Bihar split happening under the NDA at the Centre, the BJP saw the most increase — from 10.97% in 2005 (February) to 24.42% in 2015. One of the reasons was that the party contested 157 seats in 2015, against its earlier figure of 102-103 seats.

Farm bills, silent on MSP, will throw small farmers to big sharks

September 23, 2020 10:40 pm

From the way the original ordinances were introduced in the midst of the pandemic, to the manner in which they have been forced through Parliament now, nothing explains the mad rush with which the government of India has pushed the farm bills through.

Mundhe’s transfer brings an end to stormiest tenure of a bureaucrat in recent times

August 27, 2020 1:41 pm

Apart from making headlines for several reasons, Mundhe's tenure of seven months was also among the shortest tenures of a bureaucrat Nagpur has ever seen.

'Control of state power by Hindus absolutely essential': BJP MP Tejasvi Surya wades into controversy again

August 06, 2020 11:47 pm

B T Venkatesh, a former public prosecutor of Karnataka High Court, said, "India is a secular country and each representative is duty-bound to uphold unity and integrity among the citizenry on the whole, not just 'Hindu dharma' as mentioned by the MP."

BJP attacks Gehlot, says Pilot welcome to join party

July 15, 2020 5:45 am

“Any leader who has the mandate of the people is welcome to join the BJP. If one is in agreement with our ideology, we will welcome him,” Union Minister and BJP leader from Rajasthan, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, said.

BJP’s new team checks rebels, rewards loyalists and outsiders

July 08, 2020 2:59 am

A senior BJP general secretary requesting anonymity said, “The message to the cadre is clear. Those who work and deliver will be rewarded. And those who rebel in public will be shown their place.”

BJP skips Khadse, Tawde, Munde Bawankule for council poll in Maharashtra

May 08, 2020 10:21 pm

The BJP gave four new faces for council seats --- Pravin Datke, Gopichand Padalkar, Ranjitsingh Mohite Patil and Ajit Gopchade.

Congress takes on Khattar government over wheat procurement delays

April 29, 2020 2:11 pm

Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja said the government had promised to pay farmers' for their crop within 24 hours.

As BJP celebrates 40th anniversary, Modi asks workers to help those in need amid coronavirus

April 06, 2020 10:31 am

He also said whenever the BJP has been given the opportunity to serve, it has focused on good governance and empowering the poor.

Congress ruling in Gujarat, BJP will form government soon: Tamil Nadu BJP leader

February 20, 2020 5:01 pm

Ganesan, who had served as Tamil Nadu BJP president, also claimed that things changed for the worse in Gujarat because the Congress had won.  “Soon, BJP will form a government in Gujarat,” he said.


BJP stalwart Lal Krishna Advani turns 92: His journey so far

November 08, 2019 5:43 pm

BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani turned 92 on Friday. Leaders across the political spectrum extended their wishes to senior BJP leader. PM Modi also greeted Advani on his birthday, saying that he made BJP dominant pole of Indian politics.


Decision 2018: Unpacking the BJP's game plan for winning the Karnataka election

May 10, 2018 8:00 am

If the BJP forms the government in Karnataka, this will be its 21st state. But what does it take to get there? How is it being planned? Liz Mathew unpacks the strategy.  

PM Narendra Modi's Karnataka campaign theme: Attack on Congress, Rahul & Sonia Gandhi, even Tipu Sultan

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

What is PM Modi most sharply attacking on the Karnataka campaign trail? The Congress party, of course. But what is he saying, really? Jyoti Malhotra analyses.