Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP)
Bhartiya Janata Party is one of largest political parties in India. The party has a nationwide presence so elections commission of India has awarded national status to Bhartiya Janata Party.
Bhartiya Janata Party is one of largest political parties in India. The party has a nationwide presence so elections commission of India has awarded national status to Bhartiya Janata Party. As it is second largest party in Lok Sabha latest news of Bhartiya Janata party appears regularly in major news media.
Bhartiya Janata Party was founded in 1980. The party can be called as descendant of Bhartiya Jan Sangh that merged into Janata Party in 1977. BJP is called a right wing party. The party is ruling in six states at its own and is ruling in three states with the help of allied parties. With such big presence news of Bhartiya Janata party (BJP) is a common affair.
The Bhartiya Janata party had only two seats in Lok Sabha but party improved its performance in the following years and became largest single party in Lok Sabha in 2006. For this success Bhartiya Janata Party was in news and a lot of things were written about its rise to the center stage. The party leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee become prime minister but had to resign soon as he could not get majority. In the 1998 Lok Sabha elections BJP led National Democratic Alliance attained majority and Atal Bihari Vajpayee once again became Prime Minster. Since then news about BJP is a very common thing.
The BJP led government fell in May 1999 but the party soon elected to power in the same year. In 2004 general election the party lost election and had to sit in opposition.
Today is the 90th Birthday of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Ex. Delhi BJP MLA Vijay Jolly distributed the woolen blankets to the poor people in the Delhi.
Delhi BJP demands deployment of disaster management squads at Railway Stations and Chath Puja Ghats.
Truckload of relief material was dispatched for the flood affected people of Jammu-Kashmir from Delhi BJP office today.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the Congress party for tarnishing the image of the country in the international arena during the Commonwealth Games.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Congress leader and Sports Minister Ajay Maken has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) of siphoning off funds meant for development of civic amenities.
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday met Sri Lankan opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinge and discussed the speedy resettlement of displaced Tamils in the island nation.
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday withdrew her AIADMK MP from an all-party delegation set to visit Sri Lanka April 16-21.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor was arrested for allegedly instigating his supporters to knife a party worker to death ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) had spent only Rs.125 crore of the Rs.10,533 crore sanctioned for various projects, Congress leader and union minister Ajay Maken said Wednesday, four days before polls to the civic body.
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Shri Jai Prakash Agarwal, MP said here today that during the past five years, the BJP leadersseemed to have taken a vow
Keeping its eye on the coming MCD elections, Now BJP has released vision document 2025 prepared for the all-round development of Delhi
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Ahead of the civic polls in the capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday released its "Vision Delhi-2025" document which envisages urban renewal and world class civic amenities in Delhi by 2025.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Defending his government in the wake of a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report pointing to lapses in awarding a coal exploration contract, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said Wednesday the decision on pricing was taken by the Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC).
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor has been detained for the murder of a party worker who was stabbed to death ahead of Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, police said Wednesday.
Now there is a big relief for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots has gave a clean chit to him
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday attacked BJP president Nitin Gadkari and demanded the resignation of his party colleague and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over a CAG report pointing to lapses in awarding a coal exploration contract to a firm linked to Gadkari's associate and MP Ajay Sancheti.
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots Tuesday gave a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the Gulberg massacre case, leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to demand that the 'vilification campaign' against him should stop and the Congress retorting that there was proof enough of the killings during the riots.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Tweenty-three percent of the candidates in the April 15 municipal elections here are millionaires while nearly nine percent have criminal charges against them, think tank National Election Watch said Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After a special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday the "vilification campaign" against him should stop.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3.
A magistrate court in Ahmedabad today asked Supreme Court appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) team to deliver a copy of its final report to the complainant Zakia Jafri, who had asked SIT to give her a copy of Gulbarg Society Massacre Case in 2002 in which SIT had given clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 57 others accused in the connection of Gujarat riots 2002.......
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Brushing aside criticism of adding further financial and administrative burden on the debt-ridden Punjab government, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday went ahead with the swearing-in of 21 new Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPS) in his government.
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) Top Congress leaders from Goa will be summoned to New Delhi to meet the high command later this week for a post-mortem of the party's thumping loss in Goa, a top Congress official said Tuesday.
Patna, April 10 (IANS) A Bihar court Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to a school teacher on charges of stabbing BJP legislator Raj Kishore Keshri to death last year.
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Jai Prakash Aggrawal has alleged that BJP rule in the MCD from 2007-12 was nothing but to making the life miserable
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav flew to New Delhi Monday where he is likely to meet an upset Imam Bukhari of Jama Masjid, senior party leader Mohd Azam Khan refused to call a ceasefire with the Imam and challenged him to contest and win the mayoral elections from Moradabad.
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Permissions for all new realty developments in Goa from March 20 have been frozen and will be now renewed on a "case-to-case" basis by the state government, a top official said Monday.
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) The judicial custody of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who was arrested by the CBI here Thursday in connection with the alleged staged killing of criminal Dara Singh in 2006, was Monday extended by a court till April 16, a lawyer said.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not comment on a Ahmedabad court verdict convicting 23 persons in a 2002 riots case, saying that it was not necessary to comment on every judicial judgment and appeals could be filed over the verdict.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Worried about the city's apparent lack of interest in the municipal polls a week away, the Delhi Election Commission Monday intensified its moves to reach out to the electorate to ensure a high voter turnout.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane Monday claimed that he had a list of the state's opposition leaders who had allegedly acquired land for different purposes at "throw away" prices.
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Some banks and legislators whose roles came under suspicion in the now countermanded Rajya Sabha polls for two seats in Jharkhand are under the scanner of the Income Tax (IT) department, said a source Monday.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order on the application for withdrawing a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of the electoral code of conduct in 2008.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday sealed six agreements in diverse areas, including an overarching pact on cooperation in oil and gas exploration.
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday congratulated cricketer Yuvraj Singh on his return back home after undergoing treatment for germ cell cancer in the USA, and expressed hope that he recovers fully and plays for the country again.
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Apr 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday welcomed the Gujarat's special court decision, which pronounced its verdict in the Ode massacre case of post-Godhra riots, in which 23 persons belonging to minority community were burnt to death.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan have gained from President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here, the Indian media said Monday with one paper cautioning that the "real test" to normalise ties begins now.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order in a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over alleged poll code violation in 2008.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) He has a masters in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons - not someone you'd expect as a candidate in the Delhi civic polls. But Sambit Patra is one of the new breed of intelligent, young professionals who have jumped into the political fray with "change" as his agenda.
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The private visit of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to India has generated hopes of better relations between the two countries among the ruling Congress as well as main opposition parties.
Raipur, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gagged at least two of its senior leaders in Chhattisgarh after they slammed their own government for not taking the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report seriously, sources say.
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New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The fight for Delhi Municipal Corporation has intensified with the two major political parties, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releasing their election manifestos here, promising development and growth.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Stating that India's concern on 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed must be articulated, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday sought a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who brought up the issue with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari during their meeting here.
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inducted six new ministers in his cabinet at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan Sunday.
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Young Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh are leaving nothing to chance in the run up to the assembly polls later this year and trying to end the tussle for supremacy among senior leaders for ousting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor against the council chairman brought embarrassment to state leaders.
Keeping eyes on the forthcoming MCD elections Congress has launched its ministers in favour of its candidates.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised no new taxes and better governance in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) which goes to the polls April 15.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, who was one of the dignitaries present at the Indian Prime Minister luncheon meeting hosted in honour of the visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, has tweeted that Dr. Manmohan Singh asked Zardari to pray for peace between the two nations at the holy shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): In an endeavor to reinforce India's commitment towards ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils, a delegation of Members of Parliament led by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, will be visiting the island nation from April 16 to 21 to assess the resettlement and political process in war-torn areas.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Chandni, 27, braces for an early start to the day at 9 a.m. After a quick breakfast of tea and snacks, the eunuch from the Nangloi area steps out of her one-room office to greet around 50 supporters, including men and women. She is a candidate for the Delhi civic polls.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) As the select guests were savouring the sumptuous lunch, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to pray for peace between the two countries at the holy shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, and the latter agreed to do so.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Congress President has reportedly skipped the luncheon meeting hosted by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in honour of the visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardarai at the former's official residence, 7 Race Course Road.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to meet the Pakistani president during his short visit Sunday. Elahi, a former Indian spy, was Zardari's jail mate at the Karachi Central Jail for a few months between 1986-87.
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Supporters of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, arrested by the CBI for a staged shootout, clashed with police at three places here and damaged public transport buses and shops during a shutdown called by the party, police said.
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): The Congress Party released its manifesto on Saturday in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and other ministers ahead of the April 15 municipal corporation polls.
Jammu, Apr.7 (ANI): Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday flayed the Omar Abdullah-led Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday, charging it with misgovernance and involvement in various corruption-related scams.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Congress promised to extend the citizen's charter "for bringing time-bound results and accountability in the corporation" as its top-most promise in the party's manifesto released Saturday for the upcoming Delhi civic polls.
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): The Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ask for strict action against Lashkar-e-Toiba founder and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks plotter Hafiz Saeed when he meets Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday.
Now only one week has remained for the MCD election in Delhi, both major parties are leaving no stone unturned for their candidate's victory.
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament and one each from Shiv Sena and Congress would be honoured on April 14 with the Sansad Ratna Award-2012 for raising the highest number of questions and participating in debates.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to campaign for the Delhi civic polls with some star members, including yesteryear Bollywood bigwigs, the Congress is banking on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and its union ministers.
Before the one-day visit of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to India, senior BJP leader Lalkrishna Advani has urged govt. to ask Pakistan
The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) Thursday express displeasure at the condition of MCD schools in the capital and alleged the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) that is in power at Municipality level for not providing better infrastructure for children to study........
Mumbai, Apr 7 (ANI): Before Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari's arrival in India on a day-long visit on Sunday, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has urged the Manmohan Singh-led UPA-II Government to ask Pakistan to act on extremist militant havens if it wants to boost bilateral ties.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Congress' Delhi unit Thursday, expressing displeasure at the condition of MCD schools in the capital, blamed the BJP for not providing better infrastructure for children to study.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed at the central government for deviating from the main issue of the letter written by Army Chief General Vijay Kumar Singh, mentioned that the arms possessed by the Indian military were obsolete.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday charged the Congress party of misappropriating funds meant for staging of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Did loud mouth central ministers script the Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls?
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, there will be 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Times have changed and so has political campaigning. In order to reach out to the younger generation, candidates in upcoming municipal polls in the capital are using Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other social networking sites to communicate with voters.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) After two court verdicts overturned allotment of 20 acres of land here for his film academy, filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he feels cheated by the Maharashtra government
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday has expressed his concern over the published report of an English Daily 'The Indian Express' on 'unnoticed' Army Troop Movement towards capital that 'spooked' government.......
Some of the prominent road rage incidents in recent times in the capital were:
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): A confident Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Friday said states ruled by the BJP, or its National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition were showing signs of great progress.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted a 'deep' trust deficit in the establishment.
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka continues to sink deeper into the morass over its internal power struggle, with even the severe drought that has affected more than half the state being used to settle scores.
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) It has lost but it is still fighting. Ironical as it may sound, that is the state of affairs in the Punjab Congress these days.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday condemned the improper allotment of land in Maharashtra as per the findings of the leaked CAG report.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation following the Supreme Court's observation that land allotment to filmmaker Subhash Ghai in Maharashtra for his film academy during Deshmukh's term as chief minister was not transparent.
Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested BJP MLA Rajendra Rathore in connection with he fake encounter of a local liquor smuggler Dara Singh.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) With the Jharkhand High Court dismissing a petition challenging the Election Commission's (EC) order countermanding voting for two Rajya Sabha seats from the state, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Thursday termed it as a success against corruption.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The BJP Thursday sought central minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation after the Supreme Court pulled him up over land allocation when he was Maharashtra's chief minister.
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's election promise to implement the Lokayukta within hundred days of coming to power is now at the mercy of New Delhi's power corridors.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here Sunday would lead to easing of travel restrictions between two parts of Kashmir.
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) A suspended BJP MP in Himachal Pradesh fasted Thursday near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi here to protest the 'draconian' provisions of the state's proposed Lokayukta Act.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday refused to divulge details of the review meeting called by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi to analyze the outcome of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, describing it as an internal matter of the party.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The civic elections in Delhi have lost their carnival spirit, feel many political parties and candidates, due to the state election commission's strict code of conduct which has banned poster campaigns and restricted the use of loudspeakers and the sale of liquor.
A leaked report of Comptroller and Auditor Genereal of India(CAG), has reportedly indicted Science and Technology Minister and former chief minister of Maharashtra Vilas Rao Deshmukh
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) A suspended parliamentarian of Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on a day-long fast Thursday in the shadow of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi here to protest against the 'draconian' provisions of the state's proposed Lokayukta Act.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): A leaked report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has reportedly indicted Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in connection with a land scam.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its inability to curb corruption, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi has ridiculed the opposition party for the numerous instances of corruption during its rule, and said it should not be harping over what the UPA Government was doing or not doing.
Bhopal, April 4 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Jabalpur Rakesh Singh said Wednesday he had informed Defence Minister A.K. Antony that cheaper and better quality trucks were being produced in Jabalpur and there was no need to purchase the Tatra vehicles at double the price.
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The stir caused by a media report Wednesday morning about an attempted 'military coup' in January turned into a whimper by the evening after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called it 'alarmist' and Defence Minister A.K. Antony termed it 'baseless' and vouching for the army's pro-democracy credentials.
Raipur, April 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress grilled the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state assembly Wednesday over a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pointing to lapses that had led to huge revenue losses.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sought a 'proactive' role by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in resolving the 'rising trust deficit' between the army and the government.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties said Wednesday that 10 state ministers had reportedly been held responsible for financial lapses and causing losses to the state exchequer by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its latest report.
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called a media report on two key army units moving closer to the capital in January without prior notice to the government as 'alarmist' and said it should not be taken at face value.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must tell the nation what exactly happened, referring to a media report that suspicious movement towards Delhi by two key army units in January had created unease in the government.