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Maharashtra: BJP demands longer Winter Session

December 11, 2019 7:56 am

The Winter Session is to commence from December 16. It will conclude on December 21.

Sangeet Som again: Owaisi, Congress should go to Pakistan

December 11, 2019 3:56 am

Som, who was an accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, also attacked the Congress for opposing the controversial Bill, saying that both the Congress and Owaisi “should go to Pakistan”.

MP Honey trap case: Vijayvargiya targets officers

December 11, 2019 3:45 am

Without naming the eveninger Sanjha Lokswami or its editor and businessman Jeetu Soni, the BJP national vice-president told reporters in Indore, “It has come to my knowledge that senior bureaucrats are involved in the honey trap case. The CM is dancing to their tunes,” he said.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill divisive, stokes fear, insecurity: Opposition

December 10, 2019 7:06 am

With the BJD, AIADMK and YSRCP backing the Bill, and former BJP ally Shiv Sena not openly opposing it, the ruling alliance is set to cross the halfway mark in the 240-member House, where five seats are vacant.

Karnataka Assembly bypolls 2019: BJP sweeps bye-elections, steadies govt

December 10, 2019 7:20 am

The emphatic win is expected to give Yediyurappa more freedom in running the government since the Chief Minister was believed to have been shackled by the BJP leadership, which was not fully in favour of running a government with defectors.

BJP allies back Citizenship Amendment Bill, Shiromani Akali Dal asks why Muslims out

December 10, 2019 7:54 am

While JD(U) and LJP backed the Bill, Shiromani Akali Dal’s Sukhbir Singh Badal asked, “I just want to request, why don’t we add the names of Muslims in this Bill ?”

Citizenship Amendment Bill: The debate, and the questions; BJP cites 'difference between refugees and infiltrators’

December 10, 2019 7:17 am

With Home Minister Amit Shah making a powerful pitch for the Bill, BJP fielded 11 of its MPs to extend vociferous support, and topping the list were those from Bengal, where migrants from Bangladesh comprises a significant part of the electorate.

BJP expels rebel MLA Saryu Roy for contesting against Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

December 09, 2019 10:06 pm

Roy, a former state minister, contested against Chief Minister and incumbent Jamshedpur East MLA Raghubar Das as an Independent candidate after he was denied a ticket by the saffron. He alleges the act was done on the behest of CM Raghubar Das.

Karnataka Assembly bypoll results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP govt retains majority after winning 12 of 15 seats; Congress gets 2

December 10, 2019 8:43 am

Karnataka Assembly bypoll results 2019, Karnataka bye-election results 2019 today HIGHLIGHTS: With the BJP posting an emphatic victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an election rally in Jharkhand said that the voters had punished the Congress for "manipulating the mandate" that people had given to the saffron party.

Karnataka bypoll results: BJP wins 12 out of 15 seats to retain majority; 11 defectors re-elected

December 09, 2019 10:08 pm

Karnataka bye-election results: The Congress managed to win only two seats (Hunasuru and Shivajinagar), while an Independent candidate, Sharath Bachegowda, who was earlier expelled from the BJP for anti-party activities, won from Hoskote.

BJP PHOTOS

Article 370 'scrapped': BJP supporters celebrate across the country

August 07, 2019 9:36 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision. The BJP workers celebrated the development across the country by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.

Scenes from Rashtrapati Bhavan as PM Modi and Cabinet of ministers take oath

May 31, 2019 8:44 am

Narendra Modi was sworn-in as Prime Minister for a second five-year term Thursday evening. Ahead of the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and visited the National War Museum.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Meet the key winners

May 24, 2019 12:35 pm

The results of the 17th Lok Sabha elections, which were held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, were declared on Thursday. Here’s a list of all the key winners.

BJP workers celebrate as Narendra Modi leads party to massive win

May 24, 2019 11:28 am

BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations LIVE Updates: As the trends came in, pointing to another tenure of Narendra Modi as prime minister, celebrations broke out in the BJP's party offices across the country with people dancing to the sounds of drums.

Big fight: Rahul Gandhi, Nitin Gadkari, Kanhaiya Kumar among key candidates

May 24, 2019 11:09 am

Spread across seven phases, the bitterly contested Lok Sabha election spanned from April 11 to May 19. As the results start pouring in, let's take a look at some of the prominent candidates.

Exit polls predict another term for Modi, Congress far away from majority mark

May 22, 2019 10:09 am

The BJP-led NDA government is projected to get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections, according to various exit poll results telecast after the mammoth seven-phase polls came to an end on Sunday.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

May 15, 2019 10:17 am

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.

A day after Modi's show of strength in mega roadshow, PM files nomination from Varanasi

April 26, 2019 6:50 pm

Senior leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the BJP by his side, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi’s Lok Sabha constituency.

Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP's campaign on nationalism

April 17, 2019 10:36 am

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

Hema Malini's colourful election campaign

April 10, 2019 9:47 am

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini is re-contesting from the Mathura Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh this year after her win in 2014.

BJP VIDEOS

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

December 22, 2018 10:30 am

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’

December 16, 2018 4:21 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

December 13, 2018 3:06 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

December 11, 2018 6:36 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

December 10, 2018 8:21 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

December 10, 2018 7:36 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?

December 06, 2018 1:52 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

November 29, 2018 11:22 am

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

November 22, 2018 2:07 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

November 20, 2018 11:37 am

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.