Tag Archives: Bharatiya Janata Party
Dalit For President: Tokenism Wins
It's a no-brainer, for the result is known before the contest. The support which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been able to muster for its presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the electoral college will give him an easy ride to Rashtrapati Bhavan. Even then, the confrontation between ..
NDA Presidential Candidate Kovind Meets Vajpayee
NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday met ailing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence here. Kovind, 71, who was announced as the presidential nominee by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on June 19, called on Vajpayee at his Krishna Menon M..
Not Against Kovind’s Nomination: Mayawati
Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said her party will not oppose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind's candidature as presidential nominee unless the opposition announces a popular Dalit name. "We are not against Ram Nath Kovind's nomination. It would have been better if the Bhara..
BJP Parliamentary Board To Discuss Presidential Nominee
The BJP Parliamentary board will meet on Monday to discuss nominees for the July 17 Presidential election, informed sources said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah will also attend the meeting of the party's highest decision making body. According to sourc..
Loan Waiver Is Not A Permanent Solution: BJP Farmers’ Cell Chief
Loan waiver is not a permanent solution for the problems faced by farmers, feels the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party's farmers' cell, Virendra Singh "Mast", who says only a fair price for their produce can mitigate the situation. He is also of the view that the M.S. Swaminathan Commission's r..
Amit Shah Speaks On India-Pakistan Bilateral Cricket Ties
Adopting a hawkish stance, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday categorically ruled out resumption of bilateral cricketing ties between India and Pakistan. Clearing the air on cricketing ties between the two neighbours, he said it was all right for them to play in international ..
BJP To Protest Against Egg Attacks On Union Ministers In Odisha
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said it will stage a silent protest across Odisha against the egg attacks on two union ministers during their visit to the state. "The party has decided to hold the silent protest on Sunday against the egg attacks and for demanding proper investigation..
BJP Creates History By Winning Maximum Seats In Shimla Civic Body
The BJP on Saturday created history for the first time in three decades by winning the maximum seats in a 34-member house of the Shimla Municipal Corporation, but it failed to get a simple majority of 18 members. Its supported candidates won 17 seats. Its arch rival the Congress, which ruled the ..
Amit Shah Declines To Comment On Presidential Candidates
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday declined to comment on who is likely to be nominated as the next candidate for the Presidential election. "We are discussing and considering various names, among ourselves and all the NDA constituents," Shah said, keeping the party's ca..
Is A Consensus Possible On The New President?
For a party known for its hubris, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decision to consult the opposition for a consensus on the presidential candidate has come as a pleasant surprise. However, it is possible that its majority in the electoral college has enabled the party to display a show of magn..