The Election Commission on Tuesday sought a detailed report, within 24 hours, from the West Bengal home secretary on a specific complaint from BJP leader Rahul Sinha on police having been used to carry out a sting operation on him, a poll panel official said on Tuesday.
BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday said it was up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to decide if he should relinquish his post as union minister after being named as the party's Assam chief ministerial candidate.
Premier institutes IITs and IIMs are in "bad position" as they only contribute to transfer of capital to developed nations, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday said, claiming that the country's youth is being reduced to "tailors" rather than "textile makers".
Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh on Thursday apologised for his statement on the Ballabhgarh incident, which had stirred controversy and led opposition parties to even demand his ouster.
Up in arms over reports of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy being offered the JNU VC post, the student community of the varsity have threatened to "resist any attempts with all its mights" to saffronise the campus, terming the BJP leader as a "regressive figure".
Actor-turned BJP leader Joy Banerjee on Wednesday apologised for his controversial remark that "Election Commission is in our hands" and said he uttered the words in over-enthusiam and believed that the CEC is the protector and pillar of democracy.
Senior BJP leader Chandra Mohan Rai, who resigned from all posts on Tuesday, claimed that the former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi had opposed the prime ministerial bid of then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi two years ago.
A BJP worker was shot dead in the Bihar capital on Thursday, triggering protests by party leaders. Police said two of the assailants have been arrested while raids were being conducted to nab the third accused.