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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.


Lok Sabha polls 2019: Denied ticket from Nawada, Giriraj Singh goes into a sulk

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) had on Sunday announced the number of seats to be contested by its three constituents -- the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) and Ram Vilas..
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Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP looks at smaller parties to consolidate position in Uttar Pradesh

With the Lok Sabha elections beginning next month, the ruling party in the state plans to challenge the SP-BSP-RLD with help from its allies Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) and Apna Dal (S).
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Videos for Bharatiya Janata Party

Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir [Video]Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir

Pakistan's foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Kashmiri students blame India's ruling party for revenge attacks [Video]Kashmiri students blame India's ruling party for revenge attacks

Kashmiris blame the ruling BJP for anti-Muslim sentiments after a suicide bomber killed 42 Indian security personnel.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published


After Kamal Nath's tough seat dare, Digvijaya Singh says will contest from where Rahul Gandhi asks him to

Digvijaya Sigh also said that accepting challenges was his habit. Rumours are around in political circles that Singh might be fielded from either Bhopal or Indore Lok Sabha constituency, which are the..
DNA - Published

Priyanka's boat is directionless, carrying party without any support base: BJP

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70 organisations to campaign against BJP in 50 cities over jobs

Young India National Coordination Committee, the platform comprising mostly of left-backed outfits, will start its campaign from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh in the first week of April, they said.
IndiaTimes - Published

Five complaints against the BJP and the AAP for organising gatherings without permission: Officials

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BJP recommends two names from Mandya, but open to backing Sumalatha

According to BJP sources, with Sumalatha candidature as an independent, the saffron party may decide to abstain from elections as was hinted by party state president B S Yeddyurappa. Yeddyurappa had..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP creating artificial majority in Goa, Congress should be allowed to form govt: Ghulam Nabi Azad

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Notification for first phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls issued

Notification for the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections was issued on Monday, setting in motion the high-voltage electoral battle where the BJP seeks to return to power amid opposition's efforts to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will unite entire country by founding national party if necessary: TRS chief

Accusing the BJP and the Congress of failing to meet the aspirations of the people, Telangana chief ninister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said that he would start a national party "if necessary" to herald..
IndiaTimes - Published

No accidental Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik adept at setting narratives

While former BJD leaders Baijayant Panda and Damodar Rout’s joining the BJP was a forgone conclusion, former Union minister Dilip Ray’s potential return to the Patnaik’s camp after 17 years has..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP’s 2014 poll promises and the delivery

While BJP-ruled central government has made significant progress on some of its promises, a few areas still need special attention.
IndiaTimes - Published

Next Goa CM to swear-in by 3 pm today: State BJP chief

Following the death of Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the decision on who shall be the next Chief Minister of Goa shall be taken by 2 pm on Monday while the swearing-in shall take place after 3 pm, said..
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Pramod Sawant to succeed Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM, official announcement soon

State BJP leaders confirmed that Sawant's name has been finalised for the CM post and an official announcement regarding this will be made soon.
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'You are free to contest all 80 LS seats in UP': Mayawati snubs Congress, says SP-BSP can defeat BJP on its own

Mayawati said the Congress should feel free to contest in all 80 seats in UP and should not spread the rumour of leaving 7 seats for SP-BSP-RLD alliance.
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Gadkari holds talks with BJP, MGP leaders to select new Goa CM

Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to select a new Goa chief minister following..
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Thousands throng Panaji streets to pay last respect to Manohar Parrikar

A pall of gloom descended on the BJP office and hundreds of Parrikar supporters turned emotional when his mortal remains, wrapped in the tricolour, was brought there.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: BJP launches 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' video campaign

Stepping up the efforts for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the BJP leaders have started sharing videos promoting the party's "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign. The party leaders have been putting out..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP to contest 13 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand, AJSU gets Giridih

The BJP will contest 13 seats and AJSU from the Giridih constituency.
DNA - Published

No consensus yet on next Goa CM as Nitin Gadkari holds talks with BJP MLAs, allies

Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari could not secure a consensus between the BJP and its alliance partners in the state.
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Congress writes to Goa guv, again lays claim to form govt

Congress staked claim to form the government once again following CM Manohar Parrikar's death on Sunday. With BJP's strength in the assembly down to 12 MLAs, the Congress delegation submitted a fresh..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahir community threatens to vote against BJP

In a move to show support, members of the Ahir community have backed disqualified Congress MLA Bhaga Barad and threatened to vote against BJP government if the it fails to withdraw the..
DNA - Published

Poll list: BJP to wait and watch

Party plans to wait for Congress's candidate list; confident of winning all 26 seats
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NDA announces seat allocation in Bihar, Mahagathbandhan still in the dark

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Sunday announced the constituency-wise division of seats among its three constituents: BJP, JD(U) and LJP. According to the formula announced last month, BJP..
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi becomes 'chowkidar' on Twitter, followers follow suit

The move made it evident that the BJP is planning to cash in on the popularity of the Chowkidar campaign
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Gloom grips Goa as Manohar Parrikar dies at 63

The former Defence Minister was BJP's crisis manager in the coastal state
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New entrants liven up J&K's sensitive field

Even as most parties have come out against EC's decision to not hold simultaneous Assembly polls, the PDP and BJP prepare to save captured territory
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NDA gets Bihar headstart, trumps opposition with seat list

NDA on Sunday named the Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar which the three partners, BJP, JD(U) and LJP, will contest. The candidates would be announced "in a couple of days", the NDA partners said. The..
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Satta bazaar in Rajasthan bets on BJP crossing 250, NDA 300

Bookies were predicting about 280 seats for NDA prior to the airstrike, with BJP winning over 200 seats. But the mood has changed after the Balakot airstrike, they now say. The bazaar believes that the..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP leaders turn 'chowkidars', corner Congress on jibe likening PM to terrorists

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Mayawati campaigning for Mulayam at his home turf an insult to SP patriarch: BJP

BSP chief Mayawati campaigning for SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav at his home turf would be an insult to the socialist stalwart, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said Sunday.
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Congress, BJP take out rallies in Britain to influence Indian voters

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Manohar Parrikar: BJP's crisis man in Goa

Parrikar, 63, enjoyed a man-next-door image who navigated Goa's politics for two decades and became BJP's crisis man in the coastal state.
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Coalition troubles, family politics and lack of winnable candidates makes parties scout for candidates

The troubles associated with coalition politics between JD(S) and Congress, the family politics in JD(S) and lack of winnable horses in the BJP stable is hurting the three major political parties...
IndiaTimes - Published

'Main Bhi Chowkidar' diverting people's attention, says Kamal Nath

The chief minister who addressed a series of gathering in favour of Congress said, "There have been more attacks on the country during his (Modi) tenure. His party was in power at the Centre when an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar loses battle to Cancer, dies at 63; President Kovind offers condolences

Earlier in the day, BJP core committee leader Dayanand Mandrekar had said Parrikar's health had deteriorated and the party may appoint a new leader soon to succeed Parrikar.
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'Bogus': Ex-Goa CM Kamat dismisses rumours of joining BJP

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BJP shortlists candidates for all 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka

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Tie-up to fight BJP, AIADMK; no compromise on ideology: CPM

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Modi has addressed rallies, party workers in 100 LS seats in last few weeks: BJP

While Modi has relied on rallies and addressing party workers and beneficiaries of his government's schemes through video- conferences for his campaign, party president Amit Shah has done so by holding..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP announces candidates for Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh assembly polls

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Transfer of votes a challenge for JDS-Congress alliance in Karnataka, agrees JDS leader

The Congress and the JD(S), which had bitterly fought each other in the May 2018 assembly polls, had sewed up a post-election alliance after a hung verdict with the BJP emerging as the single largest..
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Congress indulging in politics of abuses, BJP will not retaliate: Prakash Javadekar

The Congress is indulging in "politics of abuses" but the BJP will not retaliate and let the people give the response in the parliamentary election, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said Sunday.
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Maharashtra CM joins BJP's 'chowkidar' social media poll campaign

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Bihar Lok Sabha polls: BJP, JD(U) & LJP announce distribution of constituencies

IndiaTimes - Published

One more Congress leader to ditch party? Ex-Goa CM Digambar Kamat leaves for Delhi amid rumours of joining BJP

Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar accused the BJP of spreading rumours about Kamat.
DNA - Published

Bihar NDA announces seat distribution for Lok Sabha polls; 5 sitting BJP MPs to make way for JD(U), LJP

According to the NDA seat-sharing formula, the BJP and the JD(U) will contest 17 seats each, while the remaining six would be fought by the LJP.
DNA - Published

Day after quitting Congress, Odisha MLA Prakash Chandra Behera joins BJP

Salipur MLA Prakash Chandra Behera, who resigned from the Congress on Saturday, joined the BJP on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Praying for Parrikar's health, no question of leadership change in Goa as of now: State BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar

The health of CM Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, deteriorated on Saturday sparking hectic political activities across parties in the coastal state.
DNA - Published

'Chowkidar Narendra Modi': PM renames Twitter handle; BJP leaders follow

On Saturday, PM Modi had tweeted a video showing how all Indians are chowkidars while flagging off the BJP's poll campaign.
DNA - Published

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