Bharatiya Janata Party

Kovind India's new president

Ram Nath Kovind, the candidate of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, was yesterday elected as the country's 14th president with an overwhelming majority of votes...

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

Modi declares victory for ruling party in state elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the...

July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017

Kovind India's new president

Ram Nath Kovind, the candidate of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, was yesterday elected as the country's 14th president with an overwhelming majority of votes...

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

‘Muslims should stop eating beef’

A senior leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that Muslims living in the country should give up consuming beef.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

The hardliners behind Modi

An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert.

June 7, 2015
June 7, 2015

Honour to Vajpayee great pride for India: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it is a matter of great pride for India to receive BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s award for his contribution in Bangladesh’s Liberation War.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

From murky to magical

The world does not look away when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks. As an early score, Modi cuts an impressive figure on the global stage.

June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015

India’s opposition may quit House panel on land bill

Some opposition members on India’s Joint Committee of Parliament examining the draft legislation are toying with the idea of “boycotting” it.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

One year of the NDA Government

Internationally, Prime Modi comes across as a leader who can take bold decisions and has the parliamentary majority to see it through.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

BJP, RSS leaders discuss LBA with Bangladesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brass met at the residence of party chief Amit Shah to discuss matters related to Assam, including the contentious Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

NGOs and agrarian crises

That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our...