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Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday shun former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s allegation that the Centre was misusing the Central Bureau of the investigation after it emerged that he may be questioned in an illegal mining case. “I am happy that at least the BJP has shown its colors. Earlier, Congress …

The BJP approached the Supreme Court today against an order of the Calcutta High Court that stated the party to defer its “Save Democracy” yatras in West Bengal. The party has sought an immediate hearing of its special leave petition. The BJP had scheduled to launch “Save Democracy” yatras from three different places in the …

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday drove out at the Congress and the BJP for pressing his government to write off farm loans in the state. While labeling a media gathering in Bhubaneswar, Mr. Patnaik dubbed the BJP as a party that “talks more and does less” and stated that the Congress was “responsible …

After its critical election losses since coming to power in 2014, the ruling BJP has got a sharp message from one of its oldest allies. Naresh Gujral, a leader of the Akali Dal, has stated that the BJP has to “quickly settle” with allies or it will be in big trouble in the 2019 general …

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was greeted by leaders from across the political spectrum on her birthday, a day before the critical meeting of opposition parties in Delhi. Mrs. Gandhi turns 72 today. Among the opposition leaders were DMK president MK Stalin, M Kanimozhi and A Raja who called on Mrs. Gandhi. Her son Rahul said …

ABVP, You Can Do Better

After high-rated drama late on Monday in which poll strategist-turned-Janata Dal-Secular leader Prashant Kishor was attacked by activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), it’s official. It is BJP versus Nitish Kumar’s top aide in the Patna University students’ body elections. The ABVP is a student group linked to the BJP. Prashant Kishor was …

I'm A Warrior, Not A Begga

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who dissolved the assembly in his state to allow polls months before the 2019 national election, says he is firm on forming a federal front without the Congress or the BJP. “India required to change and the beginning will be from Hyderabad,” he told NDTV’s Prannoy Roy on Sunday. …

BJP accuses Congress of having 'feudalistic mindset' after Raj Babbar's comments on Narendra Modi's mother

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday stated that the Congress’ remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother showed nothing but the party’s “feudalistic mindset.” Labeling a press conference in Bhopal, BJP vice-president Prabhat Jha said the Congress was so perturbed by the persona of the prime minister that they had to resort to attacking …

Congress supports 'Urban Naxals' but BJP will put them behind bars, says Amit Shah at Telangana's Nirmal district

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused the Congress of supporting “Urban Naxals” and said his party will put Maoists in jail if it is voted to power in Telangana. “Urban Naxals” is a word used to describe city-based supporters working in alleged front organizations of proscribed Maoist outfits. Labeling a public meeting in Nirmal …

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The BJP has won five of the seven mayoral seats and 34 of the 84 chairman and president posts in the Uttarakhand civic polls, while Independents rapidly a surprise by grabbing 23 posts. The Congress won 25 of the chairman and president posts in the state’s civic bodies and the BSP won one post, according …

Amid infighting, BJP confident of winning Rajasthan

Three weeks ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly elections, the BJP is not just facing anti-incumbency sentiment, it is also struggling with protests within on selecting candidates for the contest. The party believes that such matters can be addressed by booth-level coordination and a high-decibel campaign planned during the last few days of campaigning. Protests are …

In UP, BJP to appoint 100 women as triple talaq pramukh

AHEAD OF the Winter Session, when the Centre’s ordinance making sudden triple talaq a criminal offense is likely to be tabled in Parliament, the BJP has appointed two “teen talaqpramukhs” in Uttar Pradesh to reach out to triple talaq victims and seek their suggestions for better rehabilitation. While Dr. NaziaAlam and Shahnaz Khan, both state …