Bharatiya Janata Party to add 7 crore new members,totalling 18 crore: JP Nadda

New Delhi: The ruling BJP’s membership is set to increase by seven crore, taking the total number of members to 18 crore, the working president of the party, JP Nadda, said here on Thursday. Sharing the details of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) “successful” membership drive, he said the process of collecting the data of […]

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Arun Jaitley was the man for all seasons for Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: For the BJP, Arun Jaitley was a man for all seasons — a strategist who crafted its rise in many states, a suave and moderate face who won the saffron party new allies and an articulate champion of its cause whose persuasive skills were a valuable asset for its leadership. For almost a […]

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Media freedom intact under Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, says Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The media will have full freedom under the BJP rule, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. The senior BJP leader said he had spent several months in jail during the Emergency (1975-77), imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to uphold freedom of the press. Addressing a press […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena will contest Maharashtra polls together: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: On the eve of the launch of his mass outreach programme aimed at building a momentum ahead of the assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday reiterated the BJP and the Shiv Sena would contest together unlike 2014. Speaking at a function after inducting four MLAs of the Congress and the […]

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Congress and JD(S) slam government formation by B S Yeddyurappa

New Delhi: The Congress and JD(S) Friday severely criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ‘BJP backed Governor’ for allowing B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka through “unconstitutional means”, charging that parliamentary democracy was being “butchered” in the state. As Yeddyurappa staked the claim in a surprise move and said he had […]

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Jawaharlal Nehru University sedition case: Bharatiya Janata Party targets Aam Aadmi Party for not sanctioning prosecution

New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday said if Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s government doesn’t give sanction for prosecution in the JNU sedition case, the residents of the national capital will teach it a lesson in the coming assembly polls. Tiwari’s remarks came a day after a city court granted the Delhi Police […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party accuses Kumaraswamy of wasting tax payers’ money

New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday accused Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, battling a major political crisis threatening his government, of “wasting” the tax payers money to the last second using his position. As there was delay in Kumaraswamy’s presence in the state assembly, debating on the confidence motion moved by him on Friday, […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party urges Guv to direct Speaker to take up voting on

New Delhi: The BJP has appealed to Governor Vajubhai Vala to direct the Speaker to take up the voting on the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy Thursday itself fearing that the coalition partners Congress and JD(S) were indulging in delaying tactics. A BJP delegation met the governor even as the assembly […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Bharatiya Janata Party MPs in 47-56 age group over breakfast

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met BJP MPs in the 47 to 56 age group over breakfast at his official residence on Wednesday, sources said. The prime minister will meet his party MPs aged above 56 Thursday, they said. Wednesday’s meeting was the sixth in a series of interactions Modi has been holding with […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party stages dharna in Karnataka, demands Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s resignation

New Delhi: The BJP in Karnataka staged a ‘dharna’ at the Vidhana Soudha on Wednesday, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, who they claim has lost majority in the House after the resignation of 14 MLAs of the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance. Several state BJP leaders, including former deputy chief minister K S […]

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