Bharatiya Janata Party

Patidar Leader Hardik Patel To Join BJP On June 2

NEW DELHI: Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who quit the Congress earlier this month, is all set to join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat on Thursday, party leaders said. According to Gujarat BJP leaders, Patel, who quit the Congress, will be joining the party in the presence of state unit chief CR Patil. […]

Invoking Past, Irani Blows The Poll Bugle In HP

  CHAMBI (HIMACHAL PRADESH): “Speak loudly, ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Your voice should reach Amethi to the ears of that ‘Yuvraj’ whose mother during the Congress regime had dictated the lawyers to tell the court that Ram doesn’t exist”. Union minister of women and child development Smriti Irani minced no words as she blew the poll […]

Anniversary Special: Congress Highlights Failures Of BJP Govt

NEW DELHI: Highlighting price rise, unemployment, communal tension and a host of other issues, Congress on Thursday released a report titled ‘8 Saal, 8 Chhal, BJP Sarkar Vifal’ as the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government completed eight years in power. Speaking to the media, party general secretary Ajay Maken said, “The promise of ‘Achche Din’ […]

BJP Should Introspect On People Leaving Party: Nat’l Secy Anupam Hazra

NEW DELHI: Amid a string of desertions hitting the West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with prominent leaders leaving the party to join Trinamool Congress (TMC), its national secretary Anupam Hazra on Monday called for introspection. Hazra’s comments came after West Bengal BJP vice-president Arjun Singh re-joined TMC in the presence of the […]

U’khand: Two Ex-CMs Among 10 Names In BJP List For RS Seat

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Bhartiya Janta Party unit has shared a list of 10 names, including two former state Chief Ministers, to the central leadership for the Rajya Sabha seat which will fall vacant in July this year. Uttarakhand has a total of eight seats in both the houses of the Parliament of India – five seats […]

Turf War Begins Ahead Of HP Elections

NURPUR (HP): The final battle for the ballot is still months away, but trouble seems to be brewing for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh ahead of the Assembly elections later this year. With an aim to strengthen the party in Kangra district, BJP had awarded its outspoken leader from Nurpur, Rakesh […]

I’ve Returned Home: Ex Bengal BJP VP Returns To TMC

NEW DELHI: Giving a fresh jolt to Bharatiya Janata Party in Bengal, its former state vice-president Arjun Singh on Sunday returned to Trinamool Congress. Singh rejoined TMC in the presence of the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee at his office in South Kolkata. Talking to the media after re-joining TMC, Singh said, “I have […]

Rahul Gandhi To Play Important Role In Crucial Chintan Shivir: Congress

  NEW DELHI: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will play an important role in the three-day crucial Chintan Shivir and help the party chart a future course of action to overcome challenges, said spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala. Marred by continuous poll debacles and high-profile desertions, the Grand Old Party’s ‘Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir’ in Rajasthan’s […]

No Sabotage Second Time, BJP To Go Full Throttle For Dhami In Bypoll

  By Vineet Upadhyay DEHRADUN: As senior Congress leader Harish Rawat threw the gauntlet ahead of the by-poll at Champawat in Uttarakhand, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is in no mood to take any chances as it looked for a smooth passage for Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami. As CM Dhami filed his nominations from Champawat, […]

PM’s Promise: J&K Youth Won’t Suffer Like Their Parents, Grandparents

  PALLI(SAMBA): On his first official visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government scrapped Article 370, which gave special status to J&K, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the local youths that they will not suffer like their parents and grandparents. “I assure, rather promise that youths of J&K won’t see […]