20 AAP MLAs have no right to continue as lawmakers: BJP

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 17:44

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission order rejecting 21 AAP legislators' plea to drop the office-of-profit case against them and said they have no moral right to continue as lawmakers.


BJP will unite anti-Left votes in Tripura: Assam Minister

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:20

Agartala, June 23 (IANS) The BJP will try to form a rainbow alliance to consolidate anti-Left Front votes to oust the ruling coalition in Tripura in assembly polls in February next year, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday.


Congress condemns 'false depictions' in Bhandarkar's film

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:20

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Congress on Monday condemned the alleged "false depiction" in Madhur Bhandarkar's film "Indu Sarkar" based on the Emergency and said the film is "fully sponsored".


BJP has told SC it won't implement Swaminathan report: Kejriwal

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:56

New Delhi, June 17, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the BJP has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that it won't implement the Swaminathan Committee report, which promises 50 per cent profit to farmers.


Kejriwal wasted crores on false advertisements: Manoj Tiwari

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:48

New Delhi, June 17, The BJP on Saturday accused the AAP government in Delhi of "new gimmicks" to mislead the people and alleged that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has wasted crores of taxpayers money on false advertisements.


BJP creates record, wins Shimla civic body polls

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 18:40

Shimla, June 17 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition BJP on Saturday created a record by winning the maximum number of seats -- for the first time in three decades -- in the 34-member House of the Shimla Municipal Corporation.


BJP creates history by winning maximum seats in Shimla civic body

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 16:40

Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday created history for the first time in three decades by winning the maximum seats in a 34-member house of the Shimla Municipal Corporation, but it failed to get a simple majority of 18 members. Its supported candidates won 17 seats.


Is a consensus possible on the new President?

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 13:48

For a party known for its hubris, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decision to consult the opposition for a consensus on the presidential candidate has come as a pleasant surprise.


Smart Cities Mission anti-poor, has failed: Congress

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:10

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said the Narendra Modi government's Smart Cities Mission has failed as the urban poor have been neglected under the scheme and almost 80 per cent of the money is being utilised only for developing 2.7 per cent of the dedicated area.


BJP team does not propose any name on President's election

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:38

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The government on Friday formally began its outreach with the opposition on the presidential election with senior ministers Rajnath Singh and M. Venkaiah Naidu meeting Congress President Sonia Gandhi, but placed no name of its nominee, forcing the party to rule out any cooperation on a consensus.


BJP team to meet Sonia on Presidential election on Friday

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 18:40

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh and M. Venkaiah Naidu will meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday in a bid to evolve consensus on the presidential candidate even as opposition parties are said to be keen on a fight in the July 17 election.