Tag Archives: Bharatiya Janata Party
Gorakhpur Deaths: Rahul Meets Bereaved Families, Expresses Sympathy
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met some bereaved families of children who died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College last week and expressed his sympathies. Extending his condolences, he told the families that the Congress party was with them in this hour of crisis. Ac..
Ruckus Over ‘Vande Mataram’ In Maharashtra Civic Body
Two AIMIM corporators were suspended amid a ruckus after they refused to stand up when 'Vande Mataram' was sung at the start of the day's proceedings in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation on Saturday. Protesting against this, ruling Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party corporators rushed to the we..
Medha Patkar In Jail: MP BJP Leaders Resign In Protest
In protest against jailing of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NDA) leader Medha Patkar after "framing her in false charges", the office-bearers of Kadmal unit of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh on Friday resigned en masse. Patkar is fighting for those living along the river Nar..
Mamata Congratulates Sharad Yadav For ‘Save Composite Culture’ Event
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav for organising the "save composite culture" event in Delhi. Banerjee also said she and her party Trinamool Congress were glad to be a part of it. Eyeing a new political equation after JD(U) chief..
Is Congress-Trinamool Moving Towards An Alliance In Bengal?
Is West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress moving towards an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls? The chain of recent events could be a pointer to this, but leaders of both parties are still hedging their bets with polls still far away. The political compulsion of putting ..
Congress Slams Prasad For Making Personal Remarks About Rahul
The Congress on Thursday slammed Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for his remarks about party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's birth date, saying it does not behove a minister to make such an "obtuse, personal and factually incorrect" remark. "The Union Law and Justice Minister made some extremely..
Lost 86 Workers In Kannur In Battle For Dominance With CPI-M: RSS
The RSS, which began operating from Cannanore in 1928 to make inroads into what is today known as Kannur, a Communist bastion, has lost as many as 86 of its workers in as many years in the district infamous for political killings, say RSS workers. Most of those killed, in the last 50 years, are f..
Two BSP Ex-Lawmakers, Others Cross Over To BJP In UP
Two former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators and several others joined the ruling BJP here on Wednesday in the presence of BJP state unit chief and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. Maurya welcomed into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fold former legislative council member Prashan..
Tripura Tribal Party To Launch Agitation For Separate State
A tribal-based party in Tripura has stepped up efforts to push its demands including for a separate state even as the ruling CPI-M has warned that a Manipur-like conspiracy would not be tolerated in the Left-ruled state where elections are due early next year. The tribal-based party Indigenous P..
JD-U Slams Amit Shah For Calling Gandhi ‘Chatur Baniya’
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah's remark describing Mahatma Gandhi as a "chatur baniya". JD-U Spokesperson Neeraj Kumar told the media that Shah had insulted the nation and its people by using a "caste" name to address M..