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  • Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

    Panaji: The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.

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    Myanmar based drug peddlers have hatched plot to kill Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb: BJP

    Agartala: Tripura’s former minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ratan Chakraborty has claimed that Myanmar-based drug peddlers have hatched a plot to kill state Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. Chakraborty further claimed that the drug kingpins recently had a meeting in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw to eliminate Deb. Deb, after coming to power, had earlier launched a massive operation against drugs.

  • Unemployed, frustrated youth commit rape: BJP lawmaker Uchana Kalan on Rewari rape case

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and member of Haryana’s legislative assembly (MLA) Uchana Kalan claimed that unemployed and frustrated youngsters commit heinous crimes like rape. Speaking to media here at an event, BJP MLA Premlata said, “Youth who are frustrated, unemployed.. They commit such crime (rape) which is a very bad trend in the society.” Premlata was commenting on the alleged gangrape of a 19-year-old young woman that took place on Wednesday

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    Congress failed to play role of opposition: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lashed out at the Congress, saying they have failed to play the role of opposition after its defeat in 2014 general elections. “In last four years, truth of Congress and its associates have been revealed. Earlier public removed them due to their failure to deliver good governance, inefficiency to take decision and corruption. Now they have failed to play the role of opposition,” said Prime

  • Ujjain: Local unit discusses preparations held at Lok Shakti Bhawan

    A meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party local unit was held on Wednesday at party office ‘Lok Shakti Bhawan’. The meeting discussed preparation for the convention to be held in Bhopal on September 25 in which PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah will address the party workers in view of the forthcoming Assembly polls. More than 7500 party workers will leave for Bhopal by bus to participate in the convention. The

  • BJP government seeks to oust Congress-NCP hegemony in co-op sector

    Mumbai: Eyeing the cooperative sector controlled by the opposing Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to grab this sector by hook or crook. The co-op sugar mills have been on the radar of the BJP government, which has issued notices to defaulter mills for the recovery of soft loans borrowed from the government.

  • Bharat Bandh: 2-year-old dies on way to hospital in Bihar’s Jehanabad, BJP attacks Congress

    Patna: A critically ill two-year-old girl died on Monday on her way to a hospital as Bharat Bandh supporters blocked roads in Bihar’s Jehanabad town. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal-United leaders attacked the opposition Congress and its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for the girl’s death due to their shutdown called against fuel price hike. Pramod Manjhi, the victim’s father, said his daughter was

  • Congress has no moral right to protest against increasing fuel prices, says Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: The Congress has no moral right to protest against the increasing fuel prices, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday. “Under the Congress regime also petrol prices had increased and they made silly comments during that time. They have no moral right to protest now,” said Swamy.

  • ‘Bharat Bandh’ an attempt to spread rumour, confusion, says BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday dubbed the ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by the Congress and several other parties as an attempt to spread rumour and confusion among the masses and said people will “puncture the grand alliance balloon” floated by the main opposition party.

  • Opposition unity: To be or not to be

    As the time of the next national extravaganza of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections draws closer, moves are under way to take on the now all-powerful Bharatiya Janata Party. Since no single party, including the Congress, has the guts or strength to face the Narendra Modi hurricane all alone, moves to bring all ‘like-minded’ political forces together began about six months ago. They called it a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (grand alliance) of democratic parties.

  • Politicians hell-bent on destroying Konkan: Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai : Addressing his party workers from Konkan, at Ravindranatya Mandir on Saturday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena founder Raj Thackeray said, “Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government is conspiring to deliberately destroy Konkan by bringing risky projects.”

  • Amit Shah to lead BJP in 2019 LS polls

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to postpone its organisational elections due this year-end and continue its President Amit Shah in the saddle beyond his 3-year term ending in January to let him lead the party, in tandem with PM Narendra Modi, in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections next year.

  • Now, Ram Kadam aides humiliate TV news channel staffer

    Mumbai : After Ram Kadam, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator, misused his right to freedom of expression on two occasions in one week his supporters are now following in his steps. Some of them used abusive language while speaking to a female staffer of a Marathi news channel.

  • Amit Shah inaugurates BJP national office bearers’ meeting

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah formally inaugurated the two-day National Executive meeting of the party, starting off with the national office bearers’ meeting. Shah will deliver the inaugural address on the first day, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the valedictory address on Sunday in the presence of top party leaders.

  • MMS likely to part with BJP only to join Congress

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Muslim Sangh (MMS), an umbrella organisation of more than 100 Non -Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has decided to parted ways with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and go with Congress in the next Lok Sabha (LS) and state assembly elections.

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    Maharashtra top minister’s flip-flop on contesting polls

    Mumbai: A day after creating a flutter by publicly declaring he would not be contesting any election in the future, revenue minister Chandrakant Patil, from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made a U-turn, claiming the party will decide on his candidature.