India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
Expansion of BJP's base in states where it is weak, like South, and ways to propagate the work of the NDA government will be the main focus of the party's two-day National Executive meeting beginning in Bengaluru on April 3, the first since it came t...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Giriraj Singh, a minister known to be a serial offender with hate remarks, has hit a new low with racist comments about Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave 13 ministers of his government a pep talk and asked them to get feedback on their work from the public.
India News | Agencies | Monday March 30, 2015
The ruling BJP has emerged as the world's largest party, disclosing over the weekend that it now has 8.8 crore members.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agency inputs) | Monday March 30, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP is now the world's largest party. Amit Shah, the party president, is likely to make the announcement tomorrow, sources say.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said that her ministry was working on a new National Education Policy (NEP) which would be formed by December this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday claimed that it has emerged as the world's largest party with a membership strength of 8.8 crores, surpassing the Communist Party of China which has 8.6 crore members.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The ruling BJP has been warned against a "disconnect" with its workers by ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Party president Amit Shah will meet with workers twice a month, it was decided at a meeting of senior BJP and RSS leaders...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Top leaders of the BJP and RSS met today in New Delhi to discuss the political situation, particularly in the wake of row over the new Land Bill and controversies surrounding the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee favoured a dhoti and kurta teamed with a Jawahar jacket and chappals or slippers. On a police proforma that the government says is routinely filled by prominent politicians for security reasons, BJP leaders ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today brushed aside the Centre's explanation on the alleged snooping of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, asking why the Union Home Ministry did not come out with it immediately.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
In Parliament today, the Congress confronted the government over what it has titled 'Snoopgate 2' - the alleged political espionage against its vice president Rahul Gandhi by the Delhi Police.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday March 13, 2015
BJP president Amit Shah has reconstituted the party's national executive, picking a lean team of 111 members. Notable omissions include education minister Smriti Irani; on the list of new members is railway minister Suresh Prabhu.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 10, 2015
In the middle of a raging political row over the release of Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam from jail, the ruling BJP has reportedly warned its Jammu and Kashmir ally Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: "Mend your ways or we will end the alliance."
India News | Wednesday March 4, 2015
The world's 'largest and tallest' Indian tricolour was unveiled by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday in Faridabad, Haryana. He was accompanied by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 5, 2015
The controversial land bill will be tabled in Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament, on Monday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday March 1, 2015
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, 79, the veteran leader of the People's Democratic Party or PDP, took oath today as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, bringing to an end the 49-day Governor's Rule in the state. He is leading a historic alliance with the ...
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 27, 2015
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of Bengal, is set to downgrade her once-powerful aide Mukul Roy further by stripping him of his parliamentary posts.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday February 27, 2015
In face of a united attack from the opposition and resistance from allies on pushing the land bill through Parliament, senior leaders of the BJP met late on Thursday night to work out an alternative strategy to get the support of regional players.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 27, 2015
The BJP on Thursday conveyed its willingness to consider suggestions from farmers on the land acquisition law amendments to resolve the impasse on the issue inside and outside the parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 26, 2015
BJP President Amit Shah today termed the railway budget as "futuristic and development-oriented" which reflects NDA government's policy of "Sabka saath, Sabka vikas".
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday February 26, 2015
Former Rajasthan home minister Gulabchand Kataria and marble baron Vimal Patni have been discharged by a special court hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 26, 2015
The BJP and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sat down till late Wednesday night to iron out last-minute differences that briefly threatened to derail their alliance to form government in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday February 25, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah announced today that his party will partner with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, two months after election results were declared.