Tag archive for ‘BJP’
By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 9th, 2019

In BJP, tea seller is PM, newspaper hawker party chief and man living hut gets ministerial berth

Bhubaneswar: The BJP is a party where a tea seller can become the prime minister, a newspaper hawker is made the president and a man living in a hut can get an opportunity to serve the people as their representative, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, June 8th, 2019

NDA may win Rajya Sabha majority next year

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the Rajya Sabha next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the Lok More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Amit Shah chairs high-level meeting on internal security

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting on internal security here on Thursday with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba. Home Minister Amit Shah held More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Muslims got their share during partition, says Maharashtra BJP leader

Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP leader Madhav Bhandari on Sunday said that Muslims were given their share in 1947, a reference to the partition of the country and formation of Pakistan. Maharashtra BJP leader Madhav Bhandari More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Pralhad Joshi: RSS loyalist makes entry into Modi cabinet

New Delhi: A die-hard RSS loyalist, long-time BJP worker Pralhad Joshi is a fourth time member of Parliament from the saffron party’s bastion of Dharwad. Joshi, who was also BJP Karnataka president, came to More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister

New Delhi: Capping a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, along with his Councils of Minister, on Thursday took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Jaitley to not be part of Modi’s new cabinet, cites health condition

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday opted out the new cabinet citing his health condition. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is close to Prime More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

BJP consolidates big vote win in West Bengal with opposition defections

New Delhi: Three Indian opposition state assembly members and 62 municipal councillors from West Bengal joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party on Tuesday, days after he was re-elected with big gains in places More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, May 27th, 2019

May 23 should be celebrated as ‘Modi diwas’: Ramdev

Uttarakhand: Buoyed by BJP’s massive win in the Lok Sabha polls, yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said that May 23, the day on which the election results were announced, should be celebrated as “Modi diwas”. Yoga More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 27th, 2019

Saumitra Khan lone Muslim face from BJP, representation of community rises to 27 in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Saumitra Khan, who won from Bishnupur Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal, will be the lone Muslim lawmaker from BJP in the 17th Lok Sabha and is among the 27 parliamentarians from the community who will be More...