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Day after break-up, BJP says ready to contest 2022 Punjab polls alone

September 27, 2020 9:07 pm

The party state president Ashwani Sharma, meanwhile, said he found the reasons given by the Akalis for snapping the ties as "very surprising" but added that he "felt sad" over their decision.

On 16th consecutive day of fuel price hike, an NDA ally speaks up: ‘not justified, roll it back’

June 23, 2020 12:58 pm

The fuel hike started from June 6 and continued after that. As a result, petrol prices have risen by Rs 9.21 per litre while diesel prices have increased by Rs 8.55 per litre since then.

NDA widens gap with Opposition in Rajya Sabha

June 20, 2020 8:04 pm

The National Democratic Alliance now has nearly 100 members in the 245-member House. If the support of friendly parties like the AIADMK (9), BJD (9), YSR Congress Party (6), and several allied nominated members and smaller parties is counted, then the Modi government is unlikely to face any serious numerical challenge there.

Rajya Sabha elections: BJP cements lead with 8 more seats, Cong wins 4

June 20, 2020 8:56 am

The BJP had seven MPs elected unopposed in March and three in the last two days; one from Arunachal Pradesh and two from Karnataka, while Congress won five unopposed

JD(U) will not be part of NDA outside Bihar, says Nitish Kumar at national executive meeting

June 09, 2019 8:45 pm

"We refused central berths and had not put forth any names for them. Amit Shahji had called up Nitish (Kumar) ji multiple times in this regard and our CM said no to him every time," said Janata Dal (United) spokesperson KC Tyagi.

Legacy of Maharaja Suheldev up for grabs in poll season

December 29, 2018 9:20 pm

The tussle for the Rajbhar vote bank is out in the open with the BJP on Saturday releasing the postal stamp of Maharaja Suheldev. However, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief and UP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has distanced itself from the programme in Ghazipur, claiming he was not invited for the event well in time.

In a U-turn, Sena says will not quit NDA

October 01, 2014 12:50 am

Uddhav said the Sena had no immediate plans of quitting the Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPA-appointed guvs to quit

September 14, 2014 4:01 pm

76-year-old Dikshit said a senior bureaucrat of central government had called her and asked for her resignation.

JD-U to field no candidate against Modi in Varanasi

April 09, 2014 12:59 am

JD(U) claims to have the support of backward caste voters in various districts of eastern UP bordering Bihar.

Paswan, secular face at BJP rallies all over

March 07, 2014 4:36 am

Paswan has decided to contest from Hajipur, despite his term as a Rajya Sabha MP ending two years from now.


‘Aakrosh March’ against Bihar Govt. in Patna

February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Patna, Feb 16 (ANI): National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders on Tuesday protested against the state government in Madhubani area of Patna. NDA leaders have decided to carry out ‘Aakrosh March’ in every district as a protest against the Nitish Government.

BJP holds meeting with allies ahead of Budget Session

February 09, 2016 6:02 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah held a meeting with party’s allies for a better coordination in the Parliament ahead of the Budget Session. During the meeting, held at the residence of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi, a strategy was chalked out to present Government’s pro-poor policies. Apart from leaders of various National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj were also present. Naidu said that Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is likely to come up in the the next session, was also discussed in the meeting.