Ever since the BJP's sweeping victory in the Lok Sabha polls, in which the party also made deep inroads into West Bengal, a number of Trinamool Congress MLAs and councillors had defected to the saffron party.
Two days ago, images of Indore MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, the son of powerful BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, attacking officials of the Indore Municipal Corporation with a cricket bat sparked outrage across the country.
As per the seat-sharing formula, the BJP will contest on 135 seats and its ally Sena on 135. The remaining 18 seats would be given to smaller allies, such as Republican Party of India (A) and Rashtriya Samaj Party.
BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations HIGHLIGHTS: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has termed the "victory" "historic" and touted it as "the outcome of Modiji’s visionary leadership, Amit Shahji’s dynamism and the hard work of millions of BJP karyakartas on the ground".
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.
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.”
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.
slaughter houseslaughter Two days after the swearing in ceremony of the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, district administration in the state has swung into action fulfilling the party’s assembly poll promise on shutting down on illegal meat shops in the state, the Ghaziabad administration has started cracking down on slaughterhouses. The police, acting on an […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a Parliamentary meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) where he announced that party members of every village panchayats across whole of India will hold meetings the foundation day of saffron party on April 6. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed about roadmap for coming days. On April 6, […]
Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday urged people to get rid of ‘KASAB’ for the betterment of the state. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh’s Chauri Chaura, Shah took a potshot at Samajwadi party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress saying, “If you want UP to become a developed state, then you have […]
The appointments cleared by the NDA’s Appointments Committee of the Cabinet include those of at least 10 politicians affiliated with the ruling BJP as independent directors on the boards of top public sector companies. These include party’s Delhi unit vice president Shazia Ilmi; minority face of the BJP in Gujarat Asifa Khan, Gujarat IT cell […]