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Bharatiya Janata Party

Major right-wing political party in India

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Bharatiya Janata Party: Major right-wing political party in India
The Bharatiya Janata Party is one of the two major political parties in India, along with the Indian National Congress. As of 2018, it is the country's largest political party in terms of representation in the national parliament and state assemblies, and it is the world's largest party in terms of primary membership. BJP is a right-wing party, and its policy has historically reflected Hindu nationalist positions. It has close ideological and organisational links to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).


'BJP talk of Hindu religion and then try to collect income tax': Mamata flays BJP for IT notice to Durga Puja organisers

Mamata Banerjee argued that the 'puja committees' must not be put under the income tax net.
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Mamata Banerjee flays BJP for IT notice to apex body of Durga Puja organisers

Mamata Banerjee has lashed out at the BJP-led central government for tax notice issued to the Durga Puja Committees Forum, an apex body of the worship organisers in the state. Accusing the BJP of doing..
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Videos for Bharatiya Janata Party

India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term [Video]India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term

Narendra Modi names BJP president Amit Shah for the powerful home ministry while Nirmala Sitharaman gets finance.

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India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM [Video]India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM

According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally sworn sworn in for a second term, following a landslide victory in national elections that cemented his grip..

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Pakistan PM Khan Congratulates India's Modi On Election Victory [Video]Pakistan PM Khan Congratulates India's Modi On Election Victory

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, not pictured, on April 28, 2019 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China. Parker Song/Pool via REUTERS..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Modi vows to take India to 'new heights' [Video]Modi vows to take India to 'new heights'

The prime minister and the BJP won the last election with a landslide victory and the first majority-led government since 1984.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

India votes Modi back with landmark mandate [Video]India votes Modi back with landmark mandate

Hindu nationalist BJP storms back to power with thumping majority, winning more than 302 of the 543 parliamentary seats.

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Karnataka crisis: 'Save democracy,' BJP appeals to governor

Alleging that democracy was being murdered in Karnataka, BJP general secretary Muralidhar Rao on Monday urged the governor of the state to protect the principles of democracy. He claimed that the..
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RS election: SC to hear on August 6 Ahmed Patel's plea against Gujarat HC order

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed August 6 for hearing the plea of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel pertaining to his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017 which has been challenged by rival BJP..
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Chandrayaan-2 launch: Congress says 'good time' to remember Nehru; BJP hits back

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Not aware if PM spoke on Akash Vijayvargiya case: BJP leader

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I didn't eat Biryani: Kumaraswamy on viral photograph with IMA Ponzi scam accused Mansoor Khan

The response came after BJP leader CT Ravi raised the IMA Ponzi scam case in the Assembly during the debate on the confidence motion. Kumaraswamy said that he did not create any hurdles for the..
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BJP working president Nadda pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur for her toilet remarks

She was summoned to the BJP headquarters, where Nadda conveyed to her the party leadership's displeasure with her comments made at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, party sources said.
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Refrain from making such comments: JP Nadda pulls up Pragya Thakur for saying 'didn't become MP to clean drains'

The newly-elected BJP MP Sadhivi Pragya Singh Thakur was told by the party working president JP Nadda to refrain from making such comments.
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Kairana SP MLA Nahid Hasan stokes controversy, says 'don't buy from BJP supporters'

Already BJP leader Raja Singh has reacted sharply.
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Resign and go home, BJP tells Kumaraswamy

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Impose President's rule or dismiss Karnataka government: Shiv Sena to Centre

Ahead of the scheduled trust vote in Karnataka Assembly, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday said chief minister HD Kumaraswamy should have resigned as he has lost majority and asked the Centre to either..
IndiaTimes - Published

Plea in HC for equal status to 'Vande Mataram' as that of national anthem

The plea, filed by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has sought that 'Vande Mataram', written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, be given the same respect as the national anthem -- 'Jana Gana..
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Congress MPs protests in Parliament premises over Sonbhadra violence

Priyanka Gandhi was Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Demanding that the victims of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka: Security beefed up around Vidhana Soudha ahead of trust vote

Adequate security has been deployed at Vidhana Soudha and Raj Bhavan road. Both the BJP and the Congress leaders simultaneously held legislative party meetings in Bengaluru on Sunday. Also, ahead of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Beat forest officials if needed: BJP MP to tribals

BJP MP from Adilabad, Soyam Bapu Rao has asked tribals to stop forest officials from planting saplings on their lands, uproot the plants and if needed beat the forest officials. "If Forest Department..
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We need Shiv Sena, just as they need us: Chandrakant Patil

State BJP unit's newly minted head says Shiv Sena-BJP alliance will be key to defeating Congress-NCP combine
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MLA berths only on performance: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Puts speculation about BJP going it solo to rest
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Haven't become MP to clean toilets, drains: Pragya Thakur

Kicking up a new controversy, BJP's Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Sunday asserted that she had not been elected to Parliament to clean toilets and drains. "We have not been elected to clean your..
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BJP sets target of wining 220 plus seats with allies in Maharashtra polls

Addressing the conclave, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis exuded confidence that he will get a second term in the office, a statement that may raise hackles of the BJP ally Shiv Sena, which has been..
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Sheila Dikshit was always cordial despite political rivalry: BJP leader Vijender Gupta

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit never held grudges against her political rivals, BJP leader Vijender Gupta said, recalling his experience with the Congress veteran.
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Appeal rebel MLAs to attend legislature session, narrate how BJP destroyed democratic sanctity: Kumaraswamy

"It is a matter of immense pain and disgust that the BJP has not only taken Karnataka's political scenario to a new low, but also set a new benchmark in the country for immoral politics," Karnataka CM..
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Will see the results: JD(U)'s Pavan Varma after BJP leader claims party has strength to contest Bihar elections alone

Expressing his discontent, the JDU leader went on to say, "You cannot adopt such a kind of behaviour in an alliance government."
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BJP woos rival members to boost its Rajya Sabha numbers

The BJP is in an overdrive to get the better of opposition in the Rajya Sabha, winning over members of rival parties to boost its numbers in the Upper House. Four of the 6 TDP MPs in Rajya Sabha..
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Central agencies threatening TMC leaders, asking them to join BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Addressing the Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief accused the saffron party of luring TMC MLAs with money and other perks.
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Narendra Modi government has changed India, brought 'achhe din': J P Nadda

BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years.
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Priyanka welcomes UP CM's visit to Sonbhadra, says 'it's duty of govt to stand with victims'

Priyanka, however, did not clarify the five demands she was referring to. Accompanied by state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh, chief minister Yogi Adityanath met the family members of the firing victims..
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Keeping political rivalry aside, senior BJP leaders pay tribute to Sheila Dikshit

Keeping political rivalry aside, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Saturday came forth to express their grief over the demise of Congress' 81-year-old stalwart Sheila Dikshit due to cardiac..
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Former Delhi BJP president Mange Lal Garg passes away; Modi, Nadda condole his demise

Garg was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 2003.
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PM condoles demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday condoled the demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram Garg, saying he played an important role strengthening the party in Delhi. The former Delhi BJP president passed..
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BJP trying to foil Martyrs' Day rally: Mamata Banerjee; FIR against Dilip Ghosh

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BJP on secret mission to fight Maharashtra assembly polls solo

The BJP has 122 MLAs in the Maharashtra assembly and three more have joined the party.
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'Selfish Sidhu worst minister in Punjab's history': BJP says Sidhu's political career is over after he quits cabinet

The acceptance of Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as Punjab cabinet minister is the end of his political career, the Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.
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Bengaluru: BJP MLA Vishwanath plays cricket with reporters and locals outside hotel

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA SR Vishwanath was seen playing cricket on Saturday outside the hotel where he along with his party MLAs are staying.
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Karnataka: Parties work out strategy for the expected trust vote on Monday

With the fate of the H D Kumaraswamy-led wobbly coalition government in Karnataka likely to be decided on Monday, political parties are silently preparing their strategy and plan of action for the..
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Hardik Patel calls for a renewed fight against BJP

Congress leader Hardik Patel on Saturday called for a need to "rekindle conscience of the people of Gujarat" to fight against the ruling BJP which has "failed" to resolve issues concerning farmers and..
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Shiela Dikshit's last instruction: Protest at BJP office if standoff between Priyanka, UP govt goes on

As the Delhi Congress chief, Sheila Dikshit's last instruction to party workers was to stage a protest outside BJP headquarters if the standoff between party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and..
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Navjot Singh Sidhu's political career is over: BJP

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BJP government in UP 'dictatorially inclined': Rahul Gandhi

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BJP government using Section 144 to hide shortcomings: Mayawati

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Is it a crime to wipe tears: Priyanka asks BJP government

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'I am not going to leave': Priyanka Gandhi continues to sit on dharna over Sonbhadra killings

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down this week, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. The..
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BJP govt wants to 'deport' Priyanka, 'jungle raj' prevailing in UP: Congress

The Congress on Saturday alleged the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to "deport" party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash. Priyanka was..
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Mumbai: Civic chief contradicts report, gives BJP MLA Narendra Mehta's club clean chit

Mira-Bhayander municipal commissioner says allegations are baseless
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You will face Judgment Day, Kumaraswamy tells BJP

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'We've descended from sages, not monkeys': Satyapal Singh rejects Darwin in Lok Sabha

BJP MP Satyapal Singh again questioned Darwin's theory of evolution on Friday saying human beings are descendants of sages and not monkeys as propounded by thew British scientist.
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Watch: Maha Cong Working President argues with cops as she tries to meet rebel Shrimant Patil at St George's Hospital

On Thursday, the Karnataka Congress had claimed that the BJP "abducted" its MLA Shrimant Patil, ahead of the trust vote of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy-led government.
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BJP MP again questions Darwin's theory, says human beings descendants of sages, not monkeys

While speaking in Lok Sabha during a discussion on Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Singh said Indian culture has always valued human beings. "It is our belief that we are descendant..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje offer prayers for Yeddyurappa to become next CM

Earlier this week, Karandlaje had expressed her confidence that BJP will soon form the government in Karnataka after winning the floor test in the assembly.
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Radha Mohan Singh appointed national election officer for BJP's organisational polls

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