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India polls: Lawbreakers to lawmakers?

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates...

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb resigns amid state BJP infighting

Chief Minister of India’s BJP-ruled Tripura state Biplab Kumar Deb today resigned from the post amidst serious infighting in the party’s state unit one year ahead of fresh assembly elections.

May 18, 2019
May 18, 2019

India polls: Lawbreakers to lawmakers?

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates...

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Can BJP retain power in the election?

The populist wave that swept BJP to power in 2014 Indian election, led by Mr Narendra Modi, has waned considerably after five years at

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

A Battle for India's Soul

As India gears up for its general election, one must not lose sight of the sheer size of the exercise, which has been described as the “biggest humanly managed event in the world.”

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

Pulwama, Balakot dominate India's pre-poll political discourse

True to expectations, the Pulwama terror attack which left 40 Indian paramilitary personnel dead and the Indian Air Force's assault on

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

‘Prove majority in state assembly’

India's Supreme Court asks a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who took oath as chief minister of the key southern Indian state of Karnataka on Thursday, to prove his majority in the state...

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

It's Modi's BJP!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now all in all in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has installed his close lieutenant Amit Shah as the party president. However, people's memory is short....

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

Son of BJP politician jailed for stalking after uproar

An Indian court sends the son of a leading politician to police custody for harassing and trying to abduct a woman, in a case that has embarrassed the ruling party as it runs a campaign on women&...

April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017

Lok Sabha condemns bounty on Mamata’s head

The Lok Sabha, the lower House of Indian parliament, condemns a BJP youth wing leader's offer for a bounty of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who beheads West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

BJP, Congress concerned over ‘attacks on Bangladesh’s minority groups’

West Bengal units of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress party have voiced concern over a series of “attacks on Hindus and other minority communities” in Bangladesh and asked the Bangladesh...