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Congress broken into pieces in Gujarat, says Jitu Vaghani as 5 ex-MLAs join BJP

June 27, 2020 7:51 pm

Welcoming the five former Congress MLAs into the saffron fold on Saturday, Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani said the Congress party, which supported the "tukde-tukde gang", has now itself broken into pieces in the state.

JP Nadda picks new BJP state presidents for Kerala, MP and Sikkim

February 15, 2020 6:19 pm

In separate releases, BJP's national general secretary Arun Singh said K Surendran was appointed as the president of Kerala unit, Vishnu Dutt Sharma as the president of Madhya Pradesh unit and Dal Bahadur Chauhan as that of the Sikkim unit of the party.

BJP wants to end reservation, says Congress

February 15, 2020 1:47 am

Attacking the ruling BJP government at the Centre, former MP and in-charge of Gujarat Congress, Rajiv Satav said that BJP and RSS’s ultimate agenda is to devoid oppressed sections of the society from the benefits of reservation.

Karnataka BJP MP booked for spreading religious hatred in Kerala

January 25, 2020 5:44 am

She had tweeted on Wednesday saying, “Kerala is taking baby steps to become another Kashmir. Hindus of Kuttipuram panchayat were denied water supply as they supported CAA-2019.”

Gujarat bypolls: BJP wins 29 out of 33 taluka and district panchayat seats

January 01, 2020 5:31 am

Out of the total 33 seats, 30 were of taluka panchayats and three of district panchayats. The State Election Commission had declared bypolls for 41 taluka panchayat seats and three district panchayat seats earlier in December.

Gujarat: Congress loses 2 of 3 ward seats it held to BJP in municipal bypolls

October 25, 2019 6:41 am

BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said in a statement that the people of Gujarat “are with the BJP and will remain with it”.

Former Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

October 22, 2019 5:17 pm

Ramamurthy had resigned as a member of the Rajya Sabha on October 16. His resignation was accepted by House Chairman M Venkaiah Nadu, they said. He joined the BJP at the party office in New Delhi.

Exit polls call it for the BJP: NDA set to sweep Maharashtra and Haryana

October 24, 2019 7:33 am

While the polls were unanimous in predicting the NDA’s fortunes, they varied in their projection of seats for rival alliances — some forecast a further dip in the Opposition tally from 2014.

Kerala bypolls: BJP's fortunes at the mercy of Nair and Ezhava communities

October 15, 2019 8:44 pm

The Nair Service Society (NSS) and the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam, that chaperone the Nair and Ezhava communities respectively in the state, have not been on the best of terms with the ideological positioning of the BJP in recent times.

Gujarat: BJP MLA convicted in 1994 case

October 10, 2019 9:47 pm

However, the court has stayed the conviction till the time to appeal against it gets over. Pandya was also released on bail by the court.


When MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan joined BJP's Gujarat Gaurav Yatra

October 16, 2017 8:24 am

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday visited Ankleshwar in poll-bound Gujarat where he addressed a gathering while campaigning for the BJP.

BJP finalises seat-sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls

September 14, 2015 5:56 pm

Following days of hard bargain, BJP on Monday (September 14) sealed a seat sharing pact for the Bihar assembly polls with its allies under which it will contest 160 of the 243 seats, while sparing 20 for Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S), besides 40 for Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.

Amit Shah visits Lucknow after taking charge as BJP president

August 19, 2014 2:52 pm

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah visited Lucknow.

Satish Upadhyay is the new Delhi BJP chief

July 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan formally handed over charge of the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to Satish Upadhyay.

Preparations in full swing for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

May 20, 2014 10:19 am

The stage is set for the swearing-in ceremony of BJP's PM-designate Narendra Modi.

Elections 2014: On the campaign trail, from Twitter handles of candidates

April 09, 2014 2:24 pm

See the Elections 2014 campaign trail as the candidates want you to see it. The best photos from their Twitter handles.

BJP unveils poll manifesto, promises inclusive growth

April 07, 2014 3:23 pm

Senior BJP leaders released the party's election manifesto in New Delhi.

Today in pics: March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014 10:22 am

India will hold national elections from April 7 to May 12.


Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor on Monday faced severe criticism after he said that no "good Hindu" would want a Ram temple built at a spot after demolishing somebody else's place of worship.

Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”

As BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM, a look back at how his journey to this chair has never been easy

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

BS Yeddyurappa, the man of the hour, has led the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka to a 104-seat victory. Now after much struggle, as he takes oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka, a look back at how it has always been a battle for him.

Day after the result: Amid Congress-JD(S) allegations of BJP's horse-trading, Governor invites BS Yeddyurappa to form government

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

Governor Vajubhai Vala kept everyone guessing through the day. But invited the BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form the government at the end of the day. 

Fali S Nariman Interview: Congress' charges for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra are frivolous

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

In an interview to The Indian Express, senior jurist Fali S Nariman rubbished the charges leveled by the Congress party on the issue of impeaching the Chief Justice of India. This is what he said.