Everything you need to know about Balbir Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Balbir Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Did the move in the BJP to isolate party stalwart L.K. Advani on account of his age begin in 2009? The comments of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the conclave here remind one of remarks he made four years ago.
Panaji, June 7 (IANS) As BJP leaders slipped into their first huddle on day one of a key party conclave, a string of leaders already appear to have given Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a thumbs up as far as the road to the Lok Sabha polls is concerned.
Dharamsala, May 23 (IANS) Police have arrested a Tibetan, suspected to be a Chinese spy, from McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, an official said here Thursday.
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital here. Three errant policemen were suspended, an official said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invited Nawaz Sharif to India, Bharatiya Janata Party questioned why government was in a hurry to invite the Pakistani leader who is set to lead the country for the third time.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh congratulated Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League- (Nawaz) (PML-N) party over their convincing victory in the May 11 general elections, and invited him to visit India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the government should have waited till Pakistan's attitude towards India improved before inviting him over.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Two men including a son of Uttrakhand minority commission's former vice chairman have been arrested for making an extortion call to a real estate realtor, police said Thursday.
Shimla, May 4 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh BJP delegation Saturday met Governor Urmila Singh here and demanded the removal of the Congress-led UPA government at the centre for its alleged involvement in scams.
In a major explosion near at least 16 people were injured in a blast that took place outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Bangalore on Wednesday morning. There are eight cops were also injured in the mishap in the Malleswaram area of Bangalore.
Bangalore, Apr 17 (ANI): At least 16 people, including eight cops were injured in a blast that took place outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Bangalore on Wednesday.
Bangalore, Apr 17 (ANI): At least five people were injured and as many vehicles caught fire in an explosion that took place outside the BJP office in Bangalore today.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's refusal to commute Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty sentence to life imprisonment, Bharatiya Janata Party Vice President Balbir Punj on Friday said those who wage a war against the state should be ready to face consequences.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The BJP said Friday the Supreme Court verdict rejecting Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar mercy petition against his hanging must be rejected.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra will be heading the 15-member high performance and development committee while high performance director Roelant Oltmans will be its vice-chairman.
New Delhi, Apr. 1 (ANI): Amid sharp criticism for leaving out several party veterans into the party's decision making body for 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice-President Balbir Punj on Monday said party chief Rajnath Singh's new team is capable of achieving its mandate of displacing the ruling Congress Party, which represents the forces of three evils that is corruption, inflation and terrorism.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Congress heaved a sigh of relief after Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav said Friday that he won't withdraw support to the Congress-led UPA government for now.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Early polls are inevitable, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday, dismissing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assertion that the government would complete its five-year tenure.
New Delhi/Kochi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government over Defence Minister A.K. Antony's comment that the AgustaWestland deal for 12 VVIP helicopters was tainted, saying it smacks of hypocrisy for the Centre is talking in vague terms instead of identifying the accused and prosecuting him or her.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Reacting to the high-profile homecoming of former president Pervez Musharraf on Sunday, BJP has said his return would not usher any changes in Pakistan.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman Balbir Punj on Friday said that if actor Sanjay Dutt, whose five-year sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court in an arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts, is pardoned, then it would indicate that Indian democracy had double standards.
New Delhi/Patna, Mar. 15 (ANI): The Delhi unit of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a large turnout for the Adhikar Rally to be addressed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday alleged "diplomatic collusion" between New Delhi and Rome over its decision not to send back two Italian marines being tried for killing two Indian fishermen.
Patiala (Punjab), March 11 (IANS) A special court here Monday sentenced a Punjab Police officer to 10 years rigorous imprisonment after convicting him of involvement in a staged shootout case.
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) A Tibetan man was stopped from immolating himself Sunday in this Himachal Pradesh town where the Dalai Lama has his government-in-exile, police said, adding that the case was first of its kind here.
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) A Tibetan man was stopped from immolating himself Sunday in this Himachal Pradesh town where the Dalai Lama has its government-in-exile, police said.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Terming as extremely unfortunate the killing of a cop in Punjab's Tarn Taran District, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur on Wednesday said it is a challenging task to maintain law and order in a country, which is so diverse.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said the Wharton Business School should have heard Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after inviting him.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) With an eye to the assembly polls due later this year, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday pushed for more developmental work in the city, stressing that her government will work on all pending issues.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Expressing disappointment over the general budget presented Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it was "verbose" and lacking in substance.
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Terming as 'highly disappointing' the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the sentiments in the market and atmosphere in the economy is so bad that there is absolutely no scope for growth.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its union ministers Tuesday praised the railway budget as "commendable" while the opposition, including the BJP and the Left, criticised it as "disappointing" and an eyewash.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its union ministers Tuesday praised the railway budget as "commendable" but the opposition parties, including the BJP and the BSP, slammed it, describing it as "disappointing".
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Taking on the UPA Government over its stand to go ahead with the Sethusamudram project despite the R. K. Pachauri Committee report suggesting it unviable, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the Center has declared an indirect war against Indian civilisation.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Welcoming Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's apology over his 'Hindu terror' remark, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday accepted his regret and said that though satisfied now, but it would have been better if the former had regretted much earlier.
Gurgaon, Feb 10 (IANS) Four people, including two workers of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, were booked for stealing over 10 tonnes of steel and rubber from the car maker's unit here, police said Sunday.
Srinagar, Feb. 4 (ANI): A day after the fatwa (decree) issued by Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir, Bashiruddin Ahmad, against the girl-band, the associated with the rock-band have decided to call it quits.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Hours after a Delhi Court framed charges against sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with the scam surrounding the 2010 sporting extravaganza, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday used the occasion to target Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, and maintained that big fish have been allowed to get out of the net.
Allahabad, Feb. 3 (ANI): Taking on its core ally partner, the Janata Dal- United (JD-U), over the prime ministerial row, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the holy men and saints of this country have every right to decide about who they want as the prime minister of the country, not the terrorists like Hafiz Saeed.
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) A Sikh group has urged communities of all faiths to observe Feb 5, marking six months of the Aug 5 shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, with a call to lawmakers to pass gun control measures.
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): Despite the UPA Government approving key amendments to the draft of the Lokpal Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it was not at all excited by the Congress-led government's announcement, and added that the latter has a dismal record and a story of broken promises.
New Delhi, Jan. 20 (ANI): Terming the Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's 'Hindu-Terror' remark as an attempt to distort the atmosphere of peace in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday warned the Central Government and the Congress Party that it risked facing serious consequences if there was a delay in issuing an apology.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Pakistan maintained the truce on their border Thursday as External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid declined to commit himself to talks with his Pakistani counterpart to resolve their stand-off over ceasefire violations on the LoC.
New Delhi, Jan. 17 (ANI): Dubbing the grounded Boeing Dreamliner aircrafts as cheap 'Chinese Toys', former aviation minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday said the government must pressurize the American company to provide other aircrafts of the same category.
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): Former External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh on Saturday said that India's peace process with Pakistan should be halted to send a strong message to Islamabad about its repeated ceasefire violations in Kashmir.
New Delhi, Jan. 12 (ANI): Lashing out at the Congress-led Uttarakhand Government and Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna over a bizarre guidelines to prohibit women from working or going out after 6 p.m., the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday said the government is unable to provide security to women.
Sonipat, Jan 12 (ANI): Social fear haunted a minor rape victim in Sonipat district of Haryana as she set herself on fire late on Friday evening.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday accused the Congress of playing "communal politics" and trying to make Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi a hero by not arresting him over his hate speeches.
Dharamsala, Jan 8 (IANS) Congress leader Brij Behari Lal Butail, a leading tea grower in the Kangra Valley, is all set to become the Himachal Pradesh assembly speaker, party leaders said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday said the delay in arresting Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi in a hate speech case was a "fixed match" between the Congress and MIM.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Balbir Punj on Tuesday hit out at the Andhra Pradesh Government for allegedly failing to take prompt action over the "hate speech" of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi.
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh saw a sunny Sunday morning but temperatures remained below the freezing point in many places. The Met Office here said such conditions would continue till Tuesday.
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the apology made by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after he had won his third consecutive assembly polls, was indicative of his 'humble and polite' nature.
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Even as it celebrated its victory in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Thursday a divided house on whether Chief Minister Narendra Modi was a prime ministerial candidate.
Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) Popular tourist resort Manali and its nearby destinations in Himachal Pradesh turned more picturesque with fresh spells of snow, triggering a rush of holidaymakers there.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Reiterating that the UPA Government was confident of its numbers in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) motion for debate on FDI in retail under rule 184 would not be passed.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday played down report of American lawmakers requesting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to continue denying visa to the Gujarat Chief Minister, saying the blessings of the people of India is all that Narendra Modi needs and aspires to.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Asserting that the debate on FDI in retail will expose those who stand for selling of national interest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the floor management in Parliament is done by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and not by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing logjam in both houses of Parliament following a ruckus over the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail sector.
Ahmedabad/ New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): The Congress party, which is the opposition in Gujarat, came under fire for a controversial advertisement on farmers' woes in the state.
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): With barely 48 hours left for the Winter Session of Parliament, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will meet here on Tuesday to devise a plan to corner the Congress-led UPA Government on various issues of national interest.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress rejected the CPI?M's demand for a vote on FDI and said it was ready to face the Trinamool Congress's threat of a no?confidence motion against the UPA government, party sources said Monday. The CPI?M said a no?trust move would be useless.
New Delhi, Nov. 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Monday said that his political outfit welcomes West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's plan to move a no-confidence motion against the Congress-led UPA Government in the Winter Session of Parliament.
New Delhi, Nov. 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said that India's envoy to Ireland will today formally raise New Delhi's concerns over the death of Savita Halappanavar, an Indian dentist who died in a hospital there from blood poisoning after doctors refused to terminate her pregnancy.
New Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday termed the Congress-led Union Government's approach and attitude to the telecom scam as completely dishonest.
New Delhi, Nov. 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Thursday described the tragic death of Indian national Savita Halappanavar in Ireland as a culpable crime, and asked the Indian Government to intervene with the Irish authorities and see that justice is delivered to her family members.
New Delhi, Nov. 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday alleged that the Congress-led Governments in Andhra Pradesh, Haryana or Kerala have not been functioning properly to the satisfaction of the people or even to the certain honest values of the ruling party at the Centre.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A middle-aged woman and her mother were burnt to death in a fire that engulfed their house here Tuesday, a fire official said.
New Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Tuesday criticized noted criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani for his remark that there is a clear division within the party on Nitin Gadkari, saying internal problems need not be raised or discussed in the public domain.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov.5 (ANI): Commenting on Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray's remarks against India-Pakistan cricket match, politicians said on Monday that sports should not be politicised.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) BJP chief Nitin Gadkari Monday was in the thick of another controversy for comparing the IQ level of Swami Vivekananda to that of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim. Gadkari said he had been misquoted, but his comment sparked a flurry of reactions in the virtual world while the Congress demanded an apology from the party.
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday took potshots at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari over his alleged comparison of spiritual leader Swami Vivekanand to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, saying this reflects the mentality of the main opposition party, and added that it should apologise to the people of this country, and specifically to thinking people and thought leaders of India.
Bhopal/New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Hoping to stave off another controversy, BJP chief Nitin Gadkari Monday denied he had compared the intelligence quotient (IQ) level of Swami Vivekananda to that of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Nov.4 (ANI): The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday termed the Ramlila Ground rally of the Congress party as a 'flop show'.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Criticizing the Congress party for organising a mega rally, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Sunday described it as a government-sponsored rally, and not an event sponsored by the Congress Party.
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said that the Jammu and Kashmir Government would provide full security to the village heads in the state, who have received fresh threats from Hizbul.
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday condemned Kannur Member of Parliament K. Sudhakaran's move to stage a protest outside a police station demanding the release of a Congress leader taken into custody for allegedly threatening an inspector in a case relating to sand transporting, and said that leaders belonging to the ruling party at the Centre have become very arrogant in the last eight years.
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Saturday criticised Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh for questioning the marital status of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, and said that the latter should rather focus on more important issues affecting the lives of common people of this country.
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Saturday fully backed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's decision to file a plea seeking derecognition of the Congress Party, and said the Election Commission of India should take cognisance of the complaint on merit and act firmly on it.
New Delhi, Nov. 2 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Government downgrading the probe against Amar Singh in the money laundering case from the Economic Offences Wing to the local district police, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Friday advised Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav not to take such steps that will strengthen the impression that his government has been supporting anti-social elements in the society.
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New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre, saying there is nothing promising to show in its record in the last eight years and that its entire tenure so far has been full of scandals running into lakhs and lakhs of crores.
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): With Arvind Kejriwal heading to Salman Khurshid's constituency Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh to hold a rally and highlight corruption charges against the External Affairs Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday said the former has the right to demonstrate or sit on a protest, but within the parameters of law and decency of public life.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Holding Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh responsible for the bad image of the Congress-led UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday said the image of the Union Cabinet can improve if the reshuffle happens in the position of Prime Minister.
Allahabad, Oct.21 (ANI): Residents of Allahabad took part in a colourful Dussehra procession on Saturday.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday has demanded Prime Minister's resignation over the latest outcome regarding 2G- spectrum allocation scam as former Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar has revealed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had ignored his recommendation regarding charging an entry fee of Rs.36,000-crore on telecom players for spectrum allocation.................
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Training his guns on RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal over reports that Mumbai-based activist Anjali Damania bought farm land and then sold it after changing land use, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Friday said it is very sad that the so-called civil society activists are making wild allegations against those with established record of public service on the basis of information supplied by people who have a very dubious past.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Friday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resignation in the wake of former Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar's shocking revelation to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) investigating the 2G scam that Singh had ignored his recommendation that an entry fee of Rs. 36,000 crore be charged for spectrum.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday asked Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, who is embroiled in a controversy over allegations of forgery involving his NGO, to maintain his cool and not use distasteful language against anybody.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Wednesday said Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh should move out of the Congress-led UPA II Government so that the image of the Union Cabinet improves.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Wednesday said that the financial transactions of his political outfit have been absolutely transparent, and added that the main opposition is open to scrutiny and ready to answer every charge that will be levelled by India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Taking potshots at former Union Minister Virbhadra Singh over allegations that he had received money from a private steel company, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asked the ruling Congress Party to decide whether it is with the common people or with the corrupt.
Porbandar/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Congress MP from Porbandar, Vitthalbhai Radadiya is facing the heat for brandishing a gun at a toll plaza in Vadodara Thursday night. The party's central leadership Friday sought a report on the incident from the Congress' Gujarat unit.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit out at Finance Minister P. Chidambaram over his remark that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the UPA Government have been cast as adversaries, saying the statement comes as a cruel joke.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Bringing its differences right to the government's doorstep, a combative Trinamool Congress said Monday that it might bring a no-confidence motion against the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in the next parliament session.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Signalling the Congress-led UPA's intention to continue with decisions to revive high GDP growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said economic reforms was not a "once for all process" and the government will do what was good for the country.
New Delhi , Sep 29 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled that robbery would not be tolerated while awarding 10 years jail to three men convicted for robbing a nurse in 2008.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that it does not need a 'certificate of secularism' from Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the economic reforms would continue, the BJP said Saturday the steps taken by the government were not for the country's welfare.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday took a jibe at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over his remark that the decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has nothing to do with the U.S.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticised the Congress-led UPA Government over the Rs.100-crore advertisement plan to boost its image in the wake of a nation-wide campaign against the diesel price hike and the opening of the retail sector to foreign firms.