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Friday, April 16, 2021



Meerut BJP councillor found dead with bullet injury in car, say police

April 16, 2021 5:02 am

According to police, around 1 am on Thursday, Chaudhary had sent voice messages to his wife and other relatives saying he could not face any more stress, and so has decided to take the extreme step.

Madhya Pradesh: Ahead of Damoh bypoll, BJP, Congress send water tankers to dry, angry villages

April 16, 2021 7:59 am

This came days after many of the villages made it clear to the political parties their condition: no water, no vote.

Maharana, ‘Nathi ka Bada’, Art 370: Congress, BJP step up poll rhetoric

April 16, 2021 6:04 am

The by-elections are being seen as a prelude to the Assembly elections which will take place after two and half years and important also to gauge the public mood after the Congress government completing two years.

Belgaum Lok Sabha bypoll: Direct contest between BJP and Congress, with Sena looking to play spoilsport

April 15, 2021 3:06 pm

While the BJP hopes to bank on sympathy factor, the Congress is playing the anti-incumbency card.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister calls Amit Shah’s remarks ‘unacceptable’

April 15, 2021 3:18 pm

He said such remarks are “unacceptable especially when relations between Bangladesh and India are so deep. Such remarks create misunderstanding."

BJP candidate ‘attacked’, TMC asks why was he allowed to hold bike rally

April 15, 2021 4:49 am

However, the TMC denied that its supporters were behind the alleged attack and hit out at the BJP for holding an “illegal” bike rally. The party also claimed that one of its woman leaders was injured by BJP workers.

BJP says things like ‘Sonar Bangla’, but only divides: Rahul Gandhi

April 15, 2021 2:37 am

Speaking in Goalpokhar in North Dinajpur district, Gandhi said the BJP has nothing to offer “except for hatred, violence and divisive politics”.

Rahul Sinha, the long-time BJP leader still waiting for a poll win

April 14, 2021 6:21 pm

In February this year, the BJP leader said unemployment ran so high in Bengal that brothels in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai were filled with women from the state.

‘Won’t be cowed down by BJP’s intimidation tactics; people will decide, they are watching’

April 14, 2021 3:40 am

At her next rally in Bidhannagar, she challenged Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah for a debate on what her government has done for the Matua community.

Bengal polls: BJP leaders take potshots at Mamata, say won't sit on dharna over EC notices

April 13, 2021 10:44 pm

"Commission has taken a lot of step against several BJP leaders even in past, but none sat on road in protest against Commission like Mamata Banerjee. We all follow Election Commission's instructions," said Ghosh.


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.

AAP workers celebrate as Kejriwal secures majority mandate in Delhi

February 12, 2020 10:19 am

Delhi Election Result 2020: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has taken an early lead, while the BJP seems to be improving its tally in the capital.

Battle for Delhi: Voting ends, all eyes now on February 11

February 09, 2020 8:35 am

Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates.

Election campaigning reaches a crescendo in Delhi

February 05, 2020 4:34 pm

The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and BJP have kickstarted their election campaigns in Delhi, ahead of the February 8 assembly elections.

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.


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.