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Thursday, May 26, 2022



Former allies on common ground: BJP and Bimal Gurung oppose Darjeeling Hill polls

May 26, 2022 12:49 pm

BJP has decided to boycott the June 26 GTA election while the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader has begun an indefinite fast.

Pune: NCP member ‘thrashed’ by former BJP office-bearer

May 26, 2022 7:51 am

This is the latest in a series of clashes between BJP and NCP workers in the Pune this month.

Karnataka: Son denied MLC candidature, BSY says party will give him ‘big opportunity’

May 26, 2022 2:45 am

Yediyurappa had gambled on the prospect of the BJP nominating Vijayendra for the Legislative Council polls after assurances from a Union minister from Karnataka, according to sources close to him.

The plot thickens: Union Steel Ministry, BJP beckon R C P Singh, as Nitish holds out

May 26, 2022 7:48 am

BJP keen to see him nominated to RS, but doesn't want to upset JD(U).

Eyeing 2024, BJP ministers to visit seats lost in 2019

May 26, 2022 10:45 am

The ministers are expected to launch their electioneering work during the outreach exercise to mark eight years of the Narendra Modi government, sources said.

Day after Punjab minister’s ouster, Karnataka AAP challenges govt to take action against ‘corrupt’ ministers

May 25, 2022 9:45 pm

AAP state convener Prithvi Reddy, who held a press meet, levelled several charges against Karnataka ministers and said no action has been taken despite demands from the Opposition and the people.

Twenty BJP leaders in Bengal's Jalpaiguri resign from posts, allege irregularities in local panel formation

May 25, 2022 8:21 pm

The development came weeks after Union Home Minister Amit Shah, during his visit to West Bengal, had advised the BJP state unit to strengthen the party organisation in order to put up a fight against the ruling party.

Girish Bapat supports Salisbury Park residents against BJP corporator over renaming civic garden

May 26, 2022 3:37 am

“I support the protest launched by residents of Salisbury Park over the renaming of the civic garden. The residents have fought for the garden and naming it after the father of a former BJP corporator is wrong,” Bapat told The Indian Express.

Gang hacks BJP member to death in Chennai; party state chief Annamalai questions law and order

May 25, 2022 1:04 pm

According to local reports, the incident happened around 7:30 pm in Chintadripet when Balachander was at a shop. The unidentified gang members attacked him before waylaying him and fled the spot.

BJP alleges scam in redevelopment of heritage-grade properties in Mumbai

May 25, 2022 12:21 am

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar also targeted the Shiv Sena and warned that if the state government does not look into the matter, the BJP could move high court against the BMC’s decision of clearing the proposal.


Tajinder Singh Bagga returns home: his arrest and the chaos that followed

May 07, 2022 12:07 pm

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga's arrest has led to Delhi police filing a case against Punjab police.

PM Narendra Modi kicks off BJP foundation day celebrations with address to party workers

April 06, 2022 12:09 pm

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, from Kutch to Kohima, BJP has been strengthening the resolve of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’, Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi said while addressing the party’s workers, MPs and MLAs on the occasion of its 42nd foundation day on Wednesday.

Election results: BJP, AAP celebrate wins with sweets, slogans, colours

March 10, 2022 10:10 pm

Early trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will come back to power in Uttar Pradesh with an overwhelming majority and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to sweep Punjab. Workers in UP and Punjab gathered to celebrate the possible wins.

BJP leaders pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary

December 25, 2021 6:59 pm

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President J P Nadda reached Sadaiv Atal to pay tribute to late BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

BJP celebrates Modi's seven years, Congress protests

May 30, 2021 10:40 pm

BJP workers across India celebrated the BJP government's seventh anniversary by conducting welfare programmes. #7yearsofseva was widely used to share images across social media.

Social distancing norms go for a toss as party supporters celebrate poll triumph

May 02, 2021 9:46 pm

As the nation is witnessing an unprecedented crisis, a huge violation of covid protocol and social distancing norms are a common site in victory celebrations

West Bengal polls: Glimpses of star-power and firepower on the campaign trail

April 02, 2021 7:23 pm

The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, scheduled to be held in eight phases, ended on April 1. The third phase will be held on April 6.

With Brigade Rally, PM Modi sets BJP tone for West Bengal Assembly polls

March 07, 2021 8:05 pm

PM Modi Sunday addressed a 'Brigade Cholo Rally' at Brigade Parade Ground, Kolkata, his first rally after poll notification for West Bengal was issued.

Amid BJP-TMC war of words, Amit Shah's show of strength in Bengal

December 21, 2020 12:57 am

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday held a roadshow in Bolpur area of Birbhum district in West Bengal.

Jyotiraditya Scindia begins new innings with BJP

March 11, 2020 4:29 pm

Minutes after formally inducting him, the BJP announced that Jyotiraditya Scindia will be among the two nominees of the saffron party for the Rajya Sabha polls from Madhya Pradesh.


Explained: What has been the BJP’s stand over the years on Ram temple

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

From the Vajpayee years to Narendra Modi’s BJP, a look at how the party handled the sensitive issue of building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

The Agrarian Unrest Part 1: This could be the Narendra Modi government’s biggest problem

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.