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Bharatiya Janata Party

Political party in India

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Bharatiya Janata Party: 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).


Amid bitter TMC-BJP feud, Mamata to meet Modi in Delhi; here's what's on agenda

The meeting gains added significance as it comes at a time when CBI is enhancing pressure on WB state administration to know Kolkata's former police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's whereabouts
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Digvijaya calling Bhagwa as 'rapists' highly condemnable: BJP

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Videos for Bharatiya Janata Party

Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India [Video]Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India

For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, allowing people to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha on Monday. Rough cut..

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India's opposition accuses BJP government of 'murdering' democracy [Video]India's opposition accuses BJP government of 'murdering' democracy

Indian opposition, Kashmiri leaders and activists condemn government's decision to scrap Article 370 of constitution.

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Yashwant Sinha not allowed to exit Srinagar airport, returns to Delhi

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha reached the Srinagar airport on Tuesday but was not allowed to enter the city. Surprised on seeing Sinha deboard a flight from Delhi, airport officials and the police..
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Maharashtra assembly elections: Defectors will become history, says Sharad Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said those who left the party would lose their political relevance in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra. ​Several NCP leaders including former..
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Those in saffron robes are committing rapes: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday told a gathering of ascetics in Bhopal that rapes were taking place in temples, and were being committed by people donning "saffron robes", which is..
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Shiv Sena corporators ransack Mira Bhayandar municipal building, clash with BJP members

Amid renewed tension between Shiv Sena and the BJP ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, leaders of the two parties clashed with each other at Mira-Bhayandar municipal office on Tuesday over a..
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Modi govt can't evade responsibility for economic slowdown, says Priyanka Gandhi

In a tweet in hindi, the Congress general secretary said that the BJP government cannot evade responsibility for the economic slowdown by diver attention from it as "people are watching".
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Karnataka-BJP Chitradurga MP, who went to listen to peoples' grievances, denied entry in Golla village for being a Dalit

The incident took place at Gollarahatti of Paramanahalli village in Tumkur district on Monday.
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Dalit BJP MP denied entry to a temple in Tumakuru

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BJP leaders wish PM Narendra Modi on 69th birthday

BJP leaders greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday and hailed him as a visionary leader and statesman. Many recalled Modi's modest roots and praised his achievements as a..
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'A statesman, decisive leader and an inspiration for all': BJP leaders extend wishes to PM Modi on his 69th birthday

Wishes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday started pouring since midnight itself as party leaders praised his leadership and called him an inspiration for all.
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Union Minister Giriraj Singh promises aid to Pak Hindu refugees

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh have made announcements to provide better civic facilities in a visit to a colony near Mubarak Chowk in Delhi.
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A year on, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi

State BJP leaders raise eyebrows over timing and intention of the meeting
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Kartarpur corridor: Congress, SAD spar over demand of service fee by Pakistan

The ruling Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday sparred over the issue of service fee sought by Pakistan from pilgrims for using the Kartarpur corridor. While the ruling party said the..
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West Bengal: MoS Babul Supriyo asks people to embrace Hindi, says Amit Shah's speech was 'misinterpreted'

BJP leaders had launched a blistering attack on the Trinamool Congress after party supremo Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter and said one should not forget the mother tongue.
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Yogi Adityanath promises to restore Kanpur to past glory, inaugurates projects worth Rs 50 crores

The Chief Minister appealed the public to make the city plastic-free and expressed gratitude for electing the BJP to power in the general elections.
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Kiren Rijiju posts old video showing Congress's pitch for national language Hindi

With several opposition parties hitting out at Union home minister Amit Shah for his Hindi pitch, BJP leader Kiren Rijiju has tweeted an old video of P Chidambaram making a similar pitch for 'national..
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Indian delegation to visit USA ahead of PM Modi's UNGA address

Prime Minister's address to the UN General Assembly will mark his six-day visit to the country, which begins on September 22. The delegation, comprising of BJP lawmaker Rajiv Pratap Singh Rudy, Shiv..
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Donations to Congress jump five-fold to Rs146 crore

Prudent, which gave Rs 144 crore to the BJP in the previous financial year, had donated Rs 10 crore to Congress last year.
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BJP MPs head most panels, outnumber opposition in committees

In last Parliament session, opposition alleged government was passing crucial bills without scrutiny.
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India's global prestige increased under Modi: BJP Nalin Kohli on 'Howdy Modi!' event

"This indeed is a very important development that President Donald Trump will be participating and meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Howdy Modi event in Texas in Houston. Most of..
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Mayawati slam BJP over unemployment

In a sharply worded rebuttal, Priyanka Gandhi warned the BJP leader against using North Indians to avoid taking responsibility for the economic slowdown
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We won't play spoilsport: Aaditya Thackeray drops hints about BJP-Sena team in Maharashtra assembly polls

Thackeray's indication at the seat-sharing arrangement between Shiv Sena and BJP comes at a time when the duo are currently engaged in hard bargain
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BJP slams Didi over 'emergency' remark

BJP has prepared a plan to win more than 200 seats in West Bengal in the assembly elections slated to be held in 2021
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RSS agenda in Amit Shah’s Hindi stand: Kerala CM

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan came down heavily on Union home minister Amit Shah for trying to make Hindi the national language. He said that Sangh Parivar and now the BJP government at the..
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J&K elections after delimitation of constituencies: JP Nadda

BJP working president JP Nadda on Sunday said that the elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held only after the delimitation of the constituencies. Scheduled Tribes seats will also be reserved for..
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Economy in a bad shape but BJP carries on with its agenda: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Senior Congress leader and former MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday launched an attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stating that the party's ideology is to carry on with its agenda even if the..
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Maharashtra assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray asks party workers to be ready to go solo if BJP-Sena alliance fails

Uddhav Thackeray reportedly asked the party workers to be ready in case Shiv Sena has to go solo in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
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BJP coins new slogan to promote 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'

The BJP on Sunday said it has coined a new slogan 'Sabse bada dhan - beti, jal aur van' in order to promote the government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign in a week-long programme on the occasion..
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Sharad Pawar praises Pakistan, says people are happy there

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday praised Pakistan saying that he received a very warm welcome on his visit to the neighbouring country and added that people are happy in..
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Mend your ways or meet same fate as Chidambaram: BJP MLA warns Mamata

The MLA from Bairia Assembly constituency Surendra Singh said the Trinamool Congress supremo should "become the Prime Minister of Bangladesh" as she was opposed to the National Register of Citizens..
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BJP set for 'unprecedented' win in Maharashtra polls: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said looking at the huge support that his 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' is receiving, the BJP will have an "unprecedented" victory in the upcoming state Assembly..
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's descendant Udayanraje Bhosale defects to BJP

Bhosale, who is a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, is the latest prominent leader to quit Sharad Pawar's party to join the BJP.
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BJP’s Rajasthan, Bihar units get new chiefs

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BJP to chair House panels on finance, external affairs

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Maharashtra: Congress-NCP to lose bastions as desertions continue

Leaders of the two parties jittery as BJP confident of repeating LS performance
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For PM Narendra Modi's b'day, BJP sets off to observe week-long 'seva saptah'

During the week, a plethora of social initiatives has been planned across the nation by the saffron party's cadres.
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Chinmayanand case: Law student records statement, hands over 43 videos as 'proof' to SIT

A day after former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand was questioned for 7 hours and his bedroom at his ashram was sealed by the SIT, the 23-year-old postgraduate student’s handed over a pen drive in..
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Shivaji’s descendant joins BJP, strengthens saffron fort in Maharashtra

NCP MP Udayan Raje Bhosale, the 13th direct descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, joined BJP. He joined the party in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra..
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Judiciary not prompt on key matters like Article 370: Congress

Congress said that institutions have weakened under BJP government. They alleged that the judiciary was not intervening promptly on important matters involving citizens’ rights such as Article 370...
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Stop sale of chicken and milk from same outlets: BJP MLA to MP CM

"Milk holds a special place in rituals of Hinduism, Jainism, Sanatan Dharma and Buddhism. Milk, a symbol of purity, is offered to god and also widely consumed in fasts. Keeping the sensibilities of..
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Opposition to head 5 of 8 Rajya Sabha parliamentary committees; BJP gets 3

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Chinmayanand case: Student gives pen drive with videos to SIT

The postgraduate student who has accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape on Saturday gave a pen drive containing 43 videos to the SIT to support her allegations. The SIT, formed on the orders of the..
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To mark Modi's birthday, exhibition at BJP headquarters on his achievements as PM

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Maharashtra: Congress to pit Prithviraj Chavan against former NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale in Satara Lok Sabha by-polls

On Saturday, NCP's Lok Sabha MP and a descendant of Shivaji Maharaja Udayanraje Bhosale joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
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Amidst massive defections, Sharad Pawar to launch state-wide tour from Sept 17

Amidst a spate of resignations of its leaders and massive defection of its leaders to BJP and Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar will launch a statewide tour to arrest..
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BJP MP Jual Oram appointed Chairperson of Defence Committee, Rahul Gandhi named as member

BJP MP from Sundargarh, Jual Oram is appointed as the chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, the Lok Sabha secretariat said in a bulletin on Friday.
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BJP MPs replace Congress leaders as heads of 2 parliamentary panels

BJP MPs Jayant Sinha and P P Choudhary will head the panels on finance and external affairs respectively. In the previous Lok Sabha, Congress' Veerappa Moily and Shashi Tharoor used to head the two..
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Shivaji descendant Udayan Raje Bhosale joins BJP in Amit Shah's presence

In a fresh jolt to NCP, Satara MP Chhatrapati Udayan Raje Bhosale Joined BJP on Saturday in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. He is one of only four MPs from..
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Seva Saptah: Home Minister Amit Shah, other BJP leaders inaugurate service week to mark PM Modi's upcoming birthday

The Home Minister also met children admitted in AIIMS and gifted them fruits.
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