Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

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  • Mr Modi’s Act II, Scene I

    Mr Modi’s Act II, Scene I

    The BJP's emphasis on national security after the surgical raids on terrorist groups in Pakistan in February strengthened the standing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a strong leader. The surgical strikes marked a point of inflection in the BJP campaign, which defeated the Opposition's efforts to focus on the economic and social fronts, and governance.

    May 30, 2019
  • Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister on May 30

    Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister on May 30

    “The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of the Union Council of Ministers at 7 pm on May 30, 2019, at Rashrapati Bhavan,” said a tweet from the official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan run by the President’s Secretariat.

    May 26, 2019
  • BJP MP Gautam Gambhir attacks Arvind Kejriwal over pamphlet row

    BJP MP Gautam Gambhir attacks Arvind Kejriwal over pamphlet row

    Gambhir’s barb was apparently aimed at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who, in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, had alleged that Gambhir had circulated pamphlets with derogatory remarks about Atishi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from the East Delhi constituency.

    May 25, 2019
  • Singular triumph

    Singular triumph

    The government and the ruling party will have to temper their handling of social issues; certainly, they cannot afford to read into Pragya Thakur’s performance at Bhopal an endorsement for divisiveness.

    May 24, 2019
  • Sons of famous politician fathers lose in 17th LS polls

    Sons of famous politician fathers lose in 17th LS polls

    In Rajasthan's Barmer, Manvendra Singh, son of Jaswant Singh, founding member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lost by over 3.2 lakh votes.

    May 23, 2019
  • Mamata’s house, neighbourhood wear deserted look

    Mamata’s house, neighbourhood wear deserted look

    The trend of the election results showed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead on 18 seats, while the Trinamool was leading in 23 seats in West Bengal, as per the Election Commission website.

    May 23, 2019
  • West Bengal: BJP makes inroads in TMC bastion

    West Bengal: BJP makes inroads in TMC bastion

    On Thursday, as the results and trends started pouring in for the 42 constituencies of the state, the TMC appeared to have been rattled by the BJP, riding high on the Modi wave 2019, also referred to as Modi tsunami.

    May 23, 2019
  • Cop and an Ascetic

    Cop and an Ascetic

    Hemant Karkare was a blue-blooded Maharashtrian Brahmin. He was accused of a pro-Islamic tilt and an anti-Hindu bias because in the Malegaon blast case he had ordered that Pragya Thakur and her group, which included army officers, be chargesheeted. For this, Karkare had to face fire and brimstone, but he did not waver. Subsequently, investigation of the case was taken up by the National Investigation Agency.

    May 21, 2019
  • Sunny Deol gets EC notice for poll code violation

    Sunny Deol gets EC notice for poll code violation

    A notice was served to Sunny Deol for holding a public meeting in Pathankot town after the campaigning came to an end at 5 pm on Friday.

    May 18, 2019
  • Himachal voters not the ones to share ‘mann ki baat’

    Himachal voters not the ones to share ‘mann ki baat’

    The literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh as per 2011 census was roughly 83 per cent.

    May 18, 2019
  • Uttar Pradesh records just above 50 per cent voting till 5 pm in sixth phase

    Uttar Pradesh records just above 50 per cent voting till 5 pm in sixth phase

    A voter turnout of 55.24 per cent was recorded in Ambedkar Nagar followed by Basti where the polling percentage was 53.28 per cent.

    May 12, 2019
  • AAP MLA Col Devinder Kumar Sehrawat joins BJP, second in 4 days

    AAP MLA Col Devinder Kumar Sehrawat joins BJP, second in 4 days

    According to AAP sources, Sehrawat was suspended from the primary membership of the party in September 2016 following the allegations he had made publicly that AAP activists in Punjab were “exploiting women” in lieu of tickets for contesting the Assembly elections there.

    May 7, 2019
  • Congress bearing the brunt of dynastic politics: Jai Ram Thakur

    Congress bearing the brunt of dynastic politics: Jai Ram Thakur

    He lashed at the “double standards” of Congress and said that on the one hand, the party insults our armed forces and then urges nationalist persons to vote for them which was not possible.

    April 21, 2019
  • Issueless Opposition shouting Modi Hatao: Anil Jain

    Issueless Opposition shouting Modi Hatao: Anil Jain

    Jain said that for the first time in the country a strong government was formed five years back under Narendra Modi which chalked out plans for poverty alleviation and the results were positive.

    April 20, 2019
  • ‘BJP not untouched by eroding values’

    ‘BJP not untouched by eroding values’

    The principle of my life is that we should work hard.

    April 20, 2019
  • Shanta cool at ‘abrupt’ retirement

    Shanta cool at ‘abrupt’ retirement

    The octogenarian has traversed a political journey of over five-and-a-half decades without any compromises, starting from a ward panch to become the first non-Congress chief minister of Himachal Pradesh in 1977 when Janata Party government came into power.

    April 8, 2019
  • Amit Shah releases nine-point manifesto for Odisha

    Amit Shah releases nine-point manifesto for Odisha

    After completing 10+2 exam, meritorious students will be given two-wheelers, the manifesto said.

    April 7, 2019