Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa offers prayers at Tirupati temple

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here. Yediyurappa, who took over the reigns of Karnataka on July 26, flew in here on his maiden visit to the ancient hill temple last evening, a temple official said. After an […]

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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur no more

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital here after prolonged illness. Gaur (89) passed away due to caridiac arrest, Narmada Hospital Director, Dr Rajesh Sharma, told PTI. He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite […]

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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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Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu condoles Sushma Swaraj’s demise

New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday condoled the demise of senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, hailing her as “a true daughter of the soil”. He said Swaraj as external affairs minister had portrayed India as a powerful nation in the world. “The news of the untimely demise of Sushma Swaraj came […]

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Two killed in Islampur: BJP leader held for ‘inciting violence’ against policemen

North Dinajpur BJP president Shankar Chakraborty was arrested on Sunday, hours after he addressed a public meeting in the violence-hit Daribhit area, where he called on people to “retaliate” against the police and “tie them to trees”. Two men had died of bullet injuries on the grounds of Daribhit high school after a clash between […]

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BJP leader calls Rahul ‘loafer’ for winking in Parliament

Panaji: Goa BJP leader Dattaprasad Naik has called Congress President Rahul Gandhi a “loafer” for winking at fellow MPs after his hug with PM Narendra Modi in the Parliament. He said, “We have only heard of loafers winking at girls in colleges in the past.” He further claimed Gandhi faces difficulty in generating headlines and […]

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BJP leader’s son held for possessing liquor in dry Bihar

Bihar: Earlier in the day, Police arrested BJP leader Vyas Deo Prasad’s son and his four friends this morning. According to an ANI report, the men were found possessing alcohol at Bihar-Uttar Pradesh border, and alcohol was recovered from their car. There is reportedly a complete liquor ban in the state. Bihar has a very stringent […]

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Aircel-Maxis case: SC to hear Swamy’s plea tomorrow

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to implead himself as a party in a petition filed against an Enforcement Directorate officer probing the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A vacation bench comprising justices Arun Kumar Misra and S K Kaul also agreed to hear the […]

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Court grands bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher

Chennai: A court today granted bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher, against whom a case was filed for sharing a Facebook post allegedly containing derogatory references to women journalists and the media. Chennai Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Malarvizhi granted bail to the actor-turned-politician, when his plea came up for hearing, with a direction to him to […]

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