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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)


Om Prakash Rajbhar in talks with AAP, TMC to form front to counter BJP

June 20, 2021 2:39 pm

The SBSP had contested the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in alliance with the BJP but later parted ways.

There is a closely knit group within the BJP which looks after each other’s interests

June 20, 2021 8:38 am

Coomi Kapoor writes: The bond is not based on caste, region or community, but the fact that all the members were once in the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the RSS.

Amit Shah, J P Nadda spell it out for Punjab leaders: ‘Step out of your homes’

June 17, 2021 8:16 am

Among those who attended the Delhi meeting were the state BJP president Ashwani Sharma and the state in-charge Dushyant Gautam, besides other Punjab BJP leaders.

BJP's 'Embalam' Selvam set to be elected Speaker of Puducherry Assembly

June 15, 2021 2:02 pm

Secretary to the Assembly R Mounissamy told PTI on Tuesday that Selvam's was the only nomination received for the election to office of Speaker, scheduled to be held in the House tomorrow.

BJP MLA Babulal Kharadi quashes death rumours

June 14, 2021 8:43 am

The rumours started after a man posted a status on his social media account about the MLA's death.

BJP warns its Kerala chief as state unit mounts pressure, RSS airs disapproval

June 13, 2021 7:23 am

With RSS leaders in Kerala also expressing displeasure over affairs in the state unit, the BJP’s national leadership has cautioned the state president K Surendran, who is currently in New Delhi, sources said.

Sedition case against filmmakers: BJP leaders, workers in Lakshadweep quit party in protest

June 13, 2021 7:48 am

The sedition case was based on a complaint filed by C Abdul Khader Haji, president of the BJP's Lakshadweep unit.

Uttar Pradesh Congress bristles over Prasada’s ‘betrayal’

June 10, 2021 5:34 am

At a time when Priyanka Gandhi is connecting with workers and the poor, and trying to stand with them in the hour of need, it shows that leaders like him cannot participate in struggles and only want the pleasure of power,” said state Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu.

Abhishek Banerjee visits families of lightning victims, flays BJP over compensation

June 10, 2021 4:55 am

At least 32 people have died after being struck by lightning over the last two days. While 27 deaths were reported on Monday, at least five more lives were lost on Tuesday night.

BJP worker found dead in Purba Medinipur, TMC denies hand

June 10, 2021 4:05 am

Sources said he left home on June 7 and did not return. His worried kin informed neighbours and even went looking for him.


BJP workers jubilant as party sweeps Gujarat civic polls

February 23, 2021 9:19 pm

The BJP appeared on course to retain power in the six municipal corporations, winning 409 of the 474 seats where results were declared till evening.

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.