In Himachal, Virbhadra, 83, prepares for battle, faces divided BJP

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:30

Shimla, Oct 10, After thwarting foes within, six-time Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, 83, is set to don battle gear once again with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi declaring him the "commander" who will lead the party to victory.


Prove Yeshwant Sinha wrong, Sena dares BJP

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:26

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Shiv Sena challenged its ally Bharatiya Janata Party to "prove Yeshwant Sinha wrong" for his stinging comments on the state of the Indian economy on Wednesday which has erupted into a major political storm, here on Thursday.


Gujarat sets up for commission for upper castes to mollify Patidars

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:40

Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced setting up of a commission for educational and economic upliftment of the upper castes, a day after holding negotiations with the agitating Patidars seeking reservation in government jobs and academic institutions.


Wings have fallen off our plane: Rahul on India's economy 'mess'

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:30

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Congress, led by party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Modi government over the state of the economy, after BJP leader Yashwant Sinha aired his views on the "mess", and warned people to brace for tougher times ahead.


Shah tells Bengal BJP workers: Spread awareness about PM's schemes

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:28

Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the West Bengal party leadership to work towards spreading awareness about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's developmental schemes at the grassroots level in the state, a senior party leader said.


BJP activists throw rotten eggs at Kanhaiya Kumar in Bengal

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:52

Kolkata, Aug 22, Nearly 100 BJP activists on Monday threw rotten eggs and staged a demonstration against Jawaharlal University student leader Kanhaiya Kumar calling him an IS terrorist group's agent and "anti-national" at Midnapore town of West Bengal.


Modi, Shah to meet BJP-ruled states' CMs

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:02

New Delhi, Aug 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will on Monday meet Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of the BJP-ruled states to discuss the implementation of the central government's welfare schemes.


Congress reduced to 44 MLAs, how is it their victory: BJP

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:26

New Delhi, Aug 9, Union Minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that there was no reason for the Congress to be happy after Ahmed Patel's victory in Gujarat as they were reduced to 44 MLAs from 57 and asked the party to "introspect".


Ahmed Patel deals severe blow to BJP, wins RS poll

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:21

Gandhinagar, Aug 9, Ahmed Patel on Wednesday dealt a severe blow to the BJP when he won the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat in a cliffhanger contest in which the top BJP leadership staked its all by backing a Congress defector.


For Haryana BJP, it is 'Beta Bachao' in Barala's case

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:36

Chandigarh, Aug 7, Every time the law is violated, there is one set of rules for the common man and another for the privileged class and their spoilt brats. The incident in which the daughter of a senior Haryana IAS officer was stalked, wrongly restrained, intimidated and almost abducted - all in 25 minutes on the streets of Chandigarh by the son of Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala and a friend - proves the point.


Dialogue only way to provide solution to conflicts: Modi

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:22

New Delhi, Aug 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he is product of an ancient tradition that firmly believes in dialogue on difficult issues and it was the only way to cut through prejudices that sow seeds of conflict between nations.