Gadkari holds talks with BJP, MGP leaders to select new Goa CM

New Delhi :Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to select a new Goa chief minister following the death of Manohar Parrikar. The BJP-led coalition in Goa began discussions on Sunday night to find a new leader to replace […]

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Election 2019 : BJP to finalise LS candidates in Telangana on March 15

New Delhi :The BJP would finalise its candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Telangana on March 15, a party leader said Tuesday. The names are likely to be announced on that day or March 16, Telangana BJP Chief official spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao . The Lok Sabha elections would be held in single phase in […]

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BJP-AIADMK Beat Congress to Bring PMK on Board Grand Alliance in TN

New Delhi: The BJP-AIADMK combine has beaten the Congress to win the support of the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) for an electoral alliance in Tamil Nadu. The PMK will contest on six Lok Sabha seats and will be given one Rajya Sabha seat, AIADMK chief and deputy CM O Panneerselvam announced at a press conference […]

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Election 2019: Shiv Sena, BJP set to declare seat-sharing pact

New Delhi : Ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena are set to announce seat-sharing arrangement for the ensuing elections in Mumbai later Monday, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said. BJP president Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Matoshree, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s residence in suburban Bandra Monday and seal the alliance, another Sena leader said. […]

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What Makes West Bengal So Important For the BJP

New Delhi :Senior BJP leaders, including its president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have held several rallies in West Bengal over the past couple of months. The party tried and failed to take out a rath yatra and is pushing hard for the controversial bill that seeks to provide citizenship to ‘non-Muslim’ immigrants. […]

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BJP Kisan Morcha’s national convention to be held in Gorakhpur: Party leader

New Delhi:The two-day national convention of BJP’s Kisan Morcha will be held from February 23 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, the forum’s national secretary Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal said Thursday. Grewal said various topics and issues concerning the farming community will be discussed in the convention. “The event will be inaugurated by BJP president Amit Shah and […]

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BJP wins bypoll in Haryana’s Jind by over 12,000 votes

New Delhi: Ruling BJP won the high-stakes Jind bypoll in Haryana on Thursday with party candidate Krishan Middha defeating his nearest rival, Digvijay Singh Chautala of JJP, by over 12,000 votes. The BJP wrested the seat from the main opposition INLD, which was decimated in the by-election. Middha won by a margin of 12,935 votes, […]

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Beyond Ram Temple and ‘Vikas’, BJP Will Have to Try Its Luck With UP’s Kurmis and Pasis

New Delhi: As SP-BSP and Congress go guns blazing in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha battle, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has more or less remained mum on its game plan, triggering questions about its counter strategy to upbeat opposition. Officially, BJP leaders speak about ‘mission 73 seats’ and focusing on 50% […]

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BJP using EVMs to suppress voice of opposition: Akhilesh

New Delhi: Latching on to the claim by a US-based cyber expert that the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were “rigged”, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday questioned the use of electronic voting machines when even the more advanced nations were not using them. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party government was weakening democratic institutions. It […]

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Rajasthan :BJP Picks Gulab Chand Katariya as Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan

New Delhi :Former Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Katariya has been elected as the Leader of Opposition in the new House, a month after the Rajasthan Assembly election results were announced. After former chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s recent appointment as the party’s national vice president, the frontrunners for the post were said to be Kataria, […]

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