Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

JP Nadda elected new BJP chief

Seasoned politician Jagat Prakash Nadda is elected unopposed as the President of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is set to be handed over the baton by his powerful predecessor and...

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Gloomiest phase for Gandhis

The Congress helmed by its President Rahul Gandhi, his sister and General Secretary Priyanka Vadra and their mother Sonia Gandhi today stared at one of the gloomiest phases for the party after the...

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

Modi vows citizenship to Bangladeshi minorities if re-elected

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto for upcoming parliamentary polls that says all trade movement with Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan will be conducted through...

December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018

Modi's dilemma: Hindutva or Vikas?

Hardline Hindutva or livelihood issues? Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is in the throes of an internal debate about which of the two issues should occupy a

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

'Termite' Remarks: Indian media blasts BJP president

Indian media yesterday came down heavily on ruling Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah for terming illegal immigrants from Bangladesh “termites” and “vermin” and said it “coarsens discourse...

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns

Chief Minister of India’s Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti resigns today after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ends its alliance with People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

Modi's party emerges strongest in southern India state poll

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party is set to win the largest number of seats in a big southern state election, giving him momentum for a re-election bid next year and opening a...

April 21, 2018
April 21, 2018

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP saying India's democracy in danger

One of India's best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quits the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is...

April 21, 2018
April 21, 2018

19-member AL team to visit India tomorrow

A 19-member delegation of the ruling Awami League-led by its general secretary Obaidul Quader is going to India responding to an invitation of the Indian ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Is a federal party possible?

When former Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that they would not allow the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to return to power, she hinted at joint action on the part of the Opposition. It also...

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

BJP backs Ram Nath Kovind for president of India

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) proposes that Ram Nath Kovind, a politician from a low caste, become the next president, its top strategist says, in a move to consolidate the party...