O P Dhankar appointed president of Bharatiya Janata Party's Haryana unit
The BJP, in a statement, said party chief J P Nadda appointed Dhankar the Haryana unit head. The appointment is also seen as an attempt to balance the caste equations in the state, where politics revolves around Jats and non-Jats.
Rajya Sabha: Opposition slams government on lockdown, Covid deaths
Sharma asked the government to share the latest figures of those infected ...
Will firmly stand by Chirag's decisions: Ram Vilas Paswan amid rift with JD(U)
"In the time of the coronavirus crisis, I served the country a...
High electricity charges leading to closure of thermal power projects: BJP MP in Rajya Sabha
Raising the issue during Zero hour, TG Venkatesh (BJP) said more than Rs 1 lakh crore has been invested in these projects.
Congress writes to Facebook CEO again over allegations of 'bias' in favour of ruling BJP
The Congress on Saturday wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for the second time in a month, asking what steps were being taken on repeated allegations about the global social media giant's India unit being biased towards the ruling BJP.
Govt should engage with int'l media to build pressure on Pakistan: Demand in Rajya Sabha
A demand for the government escalating its engagements with the international media to build a global opinion against Pakistan for sponsoring cross-border terrorism and harbouring fugitives such as Dawood Ibrahim was made in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.
Rajasthan govt crisis: Sachin Pilot welcome in party fold, says Bharatiya Janata Party
While Pilot appears to have the support of only about a dozen MLAs, BJP is hopeful that some of the lawmakers from Congress, BTP, and Independents can be convinced to switch camps. Gehlot still has only a wafer thin majority in the 200-member Assembly.
Ahead of Tamil Nadu polls, BJP ropes in former IPS officer Annamalai Kuppusamy
A native of Tamil Nadu, Kuppusamy has spent 10 years in Karnataka. He resigned from the police service in 2019. Exactly a year after he quit, Annamalai had announced that he would be entering Tamil Nadu politics. Sources in the BJP told ET that the BJP intends to use him to strengthen the party's youth wing in all the five southern states.
36 Rafale fighters, 28 Apache and 15 Chinook helicopters inducted since Bharatiya Janata Party came to power
He further added, "72 border projects stuck from the times of UPA government are going to be completed.From 2008 to 2014, 3,610 km border roads were built. On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, JP Nadda also paid tribute to soldiers who fought in the Kargil war and protected the country's borders while braving a tough situation.
View: The role of Hindi as a unifier
The Prime Minister’s commitment to respecting the diversity of Indian languages is clearly evident from the prominence given to teaching in the child’s mother tongue in the NEP, writes G Kishan Reddy
How a new political party to be formed by AASU may ignite fresh alignments in Assam
All Assam Students’ Union, which once gave rise to AGP, is again set to form a regional party, igniting new possibilities and alignments ahead of the assembly polls next year.
Hateful content: Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook official
The summon by the Delhi Assembly panel on peace and harmony follows a recent Wall Street Journal report which claimed that one of Facebook's senior India policy executives intervened in internal communication to stop a permanent ban on a Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker from Telangana after he allegedly shared communally charged posts.
JK Lt Guv Manoj Sinha promises better security arrangement for grassroots level elected leaders
"Whatever possible security arrangements have been made, these have also been reviewed. I want to assure you that we will make our efforts to provide best security arrangements to you," Sinha said while addressing a function to felicitate COVID warriors here at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre.
Congress launches digital campaign, accuses BJP of violating democratic traditions
The Congress government in Rajasthan, led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, is facing a threat after Gehlot's former deputy Sachin Pilot rebelled against the party. Eighteen other MLAs have also defied the party whip to attend CLP meetings. Including the 19 dissidents, the Congress has 107 MLAs in the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly and the BJP 72.
I am with BJP, reports of my differences with leadership malicious, misleading: Mukul Roy
"I am with BJP, I was with BJP and I will remain with BJP," Roy said, scotching speculations of him returning to the Trinamool Congress which he had left in 2017. Asked if he had any grievance on not getting a ministerial berth even after a year of the Lok Sabha success in Bengal, Roy said he wants to work for strengthening the party's organisation.