Tag archive for ‘BJP’
By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

India renames world’s largest cricket stadium after PM Modi

Ahmedabad, India (Reuters): India renamed the world’s largest cricket stadium after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, a move that drew immediate praise and criticism. Workers install a hoarding renaming More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Metro man E Sreedharan says will contest Kerala Assembly polls if BJP asks

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], February 18 (ANI): Former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan, who is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala, expressed his willingness to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, December 31st, 2020

BJP pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the costs of raw material for small and medium-sized More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, December 28th, 2020

Had no desire to become CM, BJP can have the post, says Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he had no desire to become the Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could make its own Chief Minister. “I More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Jammu and Kashmir people vote in local polls amid cold and security, 52% voter turnout

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Jammu and Kashmir voted Saturday amid tight security and freezing cold temperatures in the first phase of local elections, the first since New Delhi revoked More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

BJP’s Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar assembly

Patna, Nov 25 (PTI): BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha was on Wednesday elected as Speaker of the Bihar assembly by a majority vote. BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha was on Wednesday elected as Speaker of the Bihar assembly by More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, November 16th, 2020

Voices being heard that NDA govt in Bihar will last till West Bengal polls: Chhattisgarh CM

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], November 16 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday said that there are voices being heard in Bihar that the newly-formed NDA government under the leadership of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Modi’s coalition cites virus fight in winning first poll since pandemic started

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s coalition retained power in Bihar state, results showed on Wednesday, in what was a referendum on Modi’s handling of COVID-19 and which More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Sexual harassment case: Uttarakhand Police visits Mussoorie hotel where BJP MLA stayed with victim

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], September 27 (ANI): Uttarakhand Police on Saturday visited a hotel in Mussoorie where BJP MLA Mahesh Negi allegedly took the woman, who accused him of sexual harassment for investigation More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, September 4th, 2020

Shiv Sena defends Maha govt over IPS officers’ transfers, slams BJP

Mumbai, Sep 4 (PTI) The Shiv Sena on Friday defended the recent transfers of IPS officers by the Maharashtra government, saying the decision was taken on “merit” keeping in mind interests of the state. All More...