Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): News

28 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben hospitalized in Gujarat, condition stable  

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported.

27 Dec 2022

Allahabad High Court

UP: Allahabad High Court orders ULB polls sans OBC reservation

The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on Tuesday quashed the Uttar Pradesh government's draft notification on urban local body (ULB) elections and ordered the polls be held without reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

27 Dec 2022

Maharashtra

After Karnataka, Maharashtra passes resolution on border dispute

Following the resolution passed in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Thursday to protect the state's sovereignty and interests in the backdrop of its border dispute with Maharashtra, the latter's state Assembly also passed a similar resolution unanimously on Tuesday.

27 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

26 Dec 2022

Telangana High Court

BRS MLAs poaching: Telangana High Court transfers case to CBI

The Telangana High Court on Monday transferred the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA poaching case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a setback for the ruling party.

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

24 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

MCD: Shelly Oberoi AAP's mayor candidate, Aaley Mohammed for deputy

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) named Shelly Oberoi (39) as the mayoral candidate for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the election for which is slated for January 6.

23 Dec 2022

Bihar

Go to Pakistan: BJP leader's video message for ex-Bihar minister

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui has been facing a lot of backlash from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to his recent comments on "advising his children to settle abroad" because of the country's situation (desh ka mahaul).

21 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Follow COVID-19 rules or suspend yatra: Health Minister to Rahul

In a letter to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Rajasthan's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has asked them to ensure that COVID-19 rules are followed in Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra, or else they should suspend the march in "national interest."

20 Dec 2022

Ajay Rai

'Not unparliamentary': Congress's Ajay Rai defends 'latka-jhatka' jibe at Irani

Congress leader Ajay Rai on Tuesday defended his "latka-jhatka" comment against Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani, claiming the words are not "unparliamentary" but "colloquial language."

Amravati man's murderers are radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat: NIA

Probing the Amravati pharmacist's June murder, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet, said the 11 accused in the case were "radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat."

20 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's 'dog remark' triggers backlash from BJP

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge's remarks that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not lost "even a dog" for the country sparked a heated debate in Parliament.

19 Dec 2022

Sushil Kumar Modi

Same-sex marriages shouldn't be allowed: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.

19 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: BJP functionary beaten up for exposing cannabis sale

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary was brutally thrashed by miscreants in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu after he reportedly exposed the rampant sale of ganja (cannabis) in the city.

19 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Karnataka: BJP government unveils Savarkar's portrait in Assembly; Opposition protests

The BJP-led Karnataka government on Monday triggered controversy as it installed a portrait of Hindutva idealogue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar inside the State Assembly.

19 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

18 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

18 Dec 2022

Pakistan

Pakistan minister Shazia Marri threatens India with 'nuclear war'

Pakistan minister Shazia Marri on Saturday threatened India with "nuclear war," a day after India slammed Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his derogatory remarks about PM Narendra Modi after the former referred to him as the "butcher of Gujarat."

17 Dec 2022

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi launches 'Halla Bol' against Shinde government

A fresh political dispute has been triggered in Maharashtra over a range of issues including the border dispute with Karnataka.

17 Dec 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Indian roads to match US standards by 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari promised on Friday that road infrastructure in India would be equal to the standard of the United States (US) before the end of 2024.

BJP's nationwide protest against Pakistan minister Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat' remarks

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) triggered outrage in India.

Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat's butcher' remark on PM Modi triggers outburst

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's recent "butcher of Gujarat" dig on Prime Minister Narendra Modi hasn't gone well in India and has ignited an outburst amongst many.

15 Dec 2022

Nitish Kumar

Those who drink alcohol will die: Nitish on hooch tragedy

As the number of deaths related to the Saran hooch tragedy rose to 39, Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar underlined the need for strict implementation of the state's liquor ban and urged people to refrain from drinking.

15 Dec 2022

Mahua Moitra

It's Moitra v/s Sitharaman on 'who is Pappu' in governance

After Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra's "who is Pappu now" remark in Parliament, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman retorted by saying Moitra should look in her own backyard in West Bengal to find "Pappu."

15 Dec 2022

West Bengal

Bengal: Stampede kills 3 at Suvendu Adhikari's blanket distribution event

Two women and a 12-year-old girl died in a stampede at an event organized by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) local unit where the leader of Opposition in the state, Suvendu Adhikari, was the chief guest in West Burdwan district's Asansol, West Bengal, on Wednesday evening.

14 Dec 2022

Bihar

Nitish-Opposition exchange barbs after hooch kills 20 in 'dry' Bihar

At least 20 people reportedly died after consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Bihar's Saran district.

14 Dec 2022

Maharashtra

Maharashtra-Karnataka border row: CMs, Fadnavis to meet Amit Shah today

Maharashtra's Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his counterpart from Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, are set to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the raging border issue between both states.

13 Dec 2022

Trinamool Congress

Mohua Moitra rips into Centre over economy, ED raids, elections

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra ripped into the Centre over a range of issues—including its claims of economic development—on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2022

Congress Party

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria arrested over 'kill Modi' remark

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Congress leader and former state cabinet minister, Raja Pateria, from Damoh district early on Tuesday after an FIR was registered over his alleged remarks calling for the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria's 'kill Modi' remark triggers row

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Raja Pateria has sparked a major row after allegedly making controversial statements against PM Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as CM today

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, heralding the BJP's seventh term in the state.

11 Dec 2022

Delhi

Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta resigns after MCD polls defeat

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Adesh Gupta officially resigned from his post as the party's Delhi president on Sunday.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Meet Sukhvinder Sukhu: From milk store attendant to Himachal CM

Former Himachal Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh after the party returned to power following the Assembly elections.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu takes oath as 15th Himachal Pradesh CM

Former chief of Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the 15th chief minister of the Himalayan state in Shimla on Sunday.

10 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Delhi Congress vice president's 'ghar wapsi' after joining AAP

The vice-president of Delhi Congress, Ali Mehdi on Saturday returned to the party hours after joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

09 Dec 2022

Uniform Civil Code

Rajya Sabha: Uniform Civil Code Bill faces resistance from Opposition

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirodi Lal Meena tabled The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill 2020 on Friday in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill, chaos broke out in the Upper House with protests from the opposition parties.

09 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Himachal Congress stakes claim to form government as MLAs meet

Congress leaders met the governor of Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar in Shimla on Friday and handed over the list of its newly-elected MLAs to prove their strength to form the government in the state.

09 Dec 2022

Gujarat

With historic mandate, BJP regains support of 'Patidars' in Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to win back the support of the Patidar community, powering its historic win over 156 of the total 182 Gujarat Assembly seats in the 2022 polls on Thursday.

09 Dec 2022

SP

UP bypoll: BJP breaches Azam's Rampur fortress; Akhilesh demands re-election

Though the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh retained the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat traditionally held by the party's founder, Mulayam Singh Yadav, it lost a crucial Assembly seat—Rampur, which was a bastion of SP and veteran leader Azam Khan.

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