Tag Archives: Bharatiya Janata Party
Virbhadra To File Papers On Friday, BJP’s Dhumal Yet To Decide
Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will file his nomination papers for the November 9 assembly polls on Friday while his arch rival and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal is yet to decide a date to file papers. This time both political rivals are trying their l..
BJP Questions Congress Silence Over Vadra’s Links With Absconding Arms Dealer
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked the Congress party to explain the alleged links between party President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. "Why is the senior leadership of the Congress silent on the Vadra matter," Defence Minister Nirmala Sit..
627% Elevation In BJP’s Declared Assets In 10 Years: ADR
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) declared assets jumped by 627 per cent from Rs 122.93 crore to over Rs 893 crore between FY 2004-05 and 2015-16, according to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). During the same period, the total assets of Congress increased from Rs 167.35 c..
Counting Begins For Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Bypoll
Counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency began on Sunday. The counting was being conducted in centres in Gurdaspur and Pathankot towns. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided by Sunday afternoon. Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Swarn ..
Congress Bags 16 Seats, BJP Trailing In Nanded
The Congress on Thursday appeared set to retain the Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), a stronghold of state party chief Ashok Chavan, bagging 15 of the 16 results announced so far for the 81-seat civic body. The Congress has also built strong leads in 33 seats in the NWCMC, which..
Congress To Launch Agitation Against BJP In Tripura
The Congress is planning to launch an agitation in Tripura from October-end against the forcible occupation of several of its party offices by the BJP, a top party leader said here on Monday. "The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) has forcibly occupied at least seven Congress party offices in various ..
BJP Workers Killed In Kerala On Orders Of CM: Amit Shah
BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday slammed the CPI-M government in Kerala over the "political killings" of BJP-RSS workers in the state, saying it was being done to "instill fear" among the people and prevent the BJP from expanding in the state. Shah, addressing a Jan Raksha Yatra in the national ..
BJP Warns Yashwant Sinha Over His Remarks Against Party And Leaders
The BJP on Thursday hit out at party leader Yashwant Sinha over his remarks concerning party leaders and about the government's handling of the economy, saying his "treacherous activities are reaching the tolerance point". The party accused him of allying with the Congress and likened him to epic..
Fissures Emerge In JD-U-BJP Ties In Bihar
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its friend-turned-foe-turned-ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have hit some political roadblocks. The JD-U is upset after the BJP's senior leader and former Union minister C.P. Thakur publicly questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much-hyped launch..
Assam Minister Is Corrupt, Says BJP MP
A war of words on Wednesday between Assam Irrigation Minister Ranjit Dutta and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP R.P. Sarma has embarrassed the party. Sarma, a Lok Sabha member from Tezpur in the state, has accused Dutta of taking bribes from contractors for allocating work in his department. Th..