Bharatiya Janata Party

Ram Mandir should be constructed within legal framework: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday said that Ram Mandir should be constructed in Ayodhya but within a legal framework after mutual dialogue. While addressing a press conference in Jaipur, Shah said that party’ stand is clear over the issue and it has mentioned in in the last four Lok Sabha election manifestos. “The temple should be built in a legal manner and there should be mutual dialogue,” he

Rahul Gandhi's fair and lovely remark racist: BJP complains to Lok Sabha Speaker

The Bharatiya Janata Party has approached the Lok Sabha Speaker with a complaint against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his ‘fair and lovely’ remark in the House on Wednesday. The ruling party is expected to move a motion on ‘racism’ in the House when it convenes on Tuesday, March 8. Lok Sabha proceedings were suspended for the day after the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma. He was 68. Sangma

PM Narendra Modi wants to terrorise everyone using police, says Arvind Kejriwal

The row over ‘anti-India’ slogans being raised at an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru is escalating by the minute as in a fresh development, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using Delhi Police as a weapon to ‘terrorise’ people. “Modi ji wants to terrorize everyone by using police,” Kejriwal tweeted. Meanwhile, Delhi Police

Have found solution to end ongoing MCD strike: Arvind Kejriwal

As the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employees continue to protest over long-pending dues, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has tried to find a solution to end the ongoing strike. The AAP chief today took to Twitter saying, “We have tried to find a solution to ongoing MCD strike. Will announce at 3 pm. Hope it satisfies everyone and the

Amit Shah re-elected as BJP president today

Amit Shah was today re-elected as the BJP President. He is all set to start a new term as party chief. Shah’s current term ended Saturday and the new term will be his first full-term lasting three years. His election is virtually a formality, party sources said. Shah’s name has been proposed by some 20 leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath

Narendra Modi likely to rejig Cabinet; Arun Jaitley may move to defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may look to press the reset button on his leadership this spring to reinvigorate stalled economic reforms and appease critics, eyeing a mix of tried and tested allies and fresh blood, senior government sources said. The government has overseen rapid economic growth but failed on tax and land reforms, and the euphoria that met Modi’s 2014 election triumph has given way to investor disillusionment; stocks have

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain receives threat letter

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday received a threat letter. A case was registered at North Avenue police station after the threat letter was received. While confirming receiving a threat letter, the BJP leader said, “I’ve received a threatening letter which had derogatory content against my party and my statements.” Hussain further said the letter has been handed over to the police and an FIR has been

Sack vice chancellor, Smriti Irani must apologize, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday demanded the dismissal of the vice chancellor of Hyderabad University over the suicide of a Dalit research scholar. Addressing a gathering of students at the campus, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader also asked Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani to apologize for “playing caste politics” over Rohith Vemula’s suicide. “The VC should be removed immediately,” Kejriwal said to applause from the students

Sonia Gandhi, Nitin Gadkari to visit Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's family in Srinagar

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Union minister Nitin Gadkari will be visiting Srinagar on Sunday to offer condolences to the grieving family of late chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that Gadkari will call on Mehbooba Mufti at the late chief minister’s ‘Fairview’ residence on the Gupkar Road on Sunday. BJP state spokesperson Khalid Jahangir said, “Gadkariji will also meet state

Kirti Azad escalates DDCA fight, raises more charges against Arun Jaitley

Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirti Azad, Monday, continued to raise more serious charges against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who once headed the DDCA body. While addressing a press conference on the alleged DDCA scam, Azad said: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must take moral responsibilities for irregularities in DDCA occurred during his regime. I presented my points in Parliament only after Speaker allowed me to do so. I did not raise

Who referred to Smriti Irani as PM Narendra Modi's second wife?

A senior Congress leader on Sunday made a defamatory comment against Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. Nilamoni Sen Deka, the former state Agriculture minister, kicked up a storm yesterday when he said that many people refer to Smriti Irani as the second wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Bharatiya Janata Party has strongly condemned Deka’s remarks which he made while addressing a public meeting in Nalbari. Reacting sharply

BJP demands 'public appology' from Arvind Kejriwal over DDCA row, Delhi CM hits back

Hours after a three member report on the alleged DDCA scam did not mention Union Minister’s name, coming down heavily on Arvind Kejriwal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Sunday that the Delhi chief minister should “publicly apologise” to Jaitely for defaming him. Addressing a press conference here, senior BJP leader MJ Akbar said, “You (Arvind Kejriwal) have done your inquiry from all angles. Delhi Government appointed committee has