'Adityanath chosen for BJP campaign in UP after much thought'

Justifying its decision to appoint Yogi Adityanath as the face of its campaign for the Uttar Pradesh bypolls, BJP on Tuesday said the MP was chosen after much deliberation within the party.

BJP, Congress gearing up for Gujarat by-polls campaign

The ruling BJP as well as opposition Congress are drawing up poll campaign plans for the upcoming by-polls for the nine Assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat.

India to send videographers to Japan to record Modi's memories

India will send a team of videographers to Japan to record the accounts of the Japanese people who have been close to nationalist leader Subash Chandra Bose when he was in this country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.

Government sets up panel to review environment laws

Government on Tuesday constituted a high-level committee to review various environment laws in order to bring them in line with "current requirements".

"Severe resentment" over PM's Teachers Day programme: Prithviraj Chavan

Amid a row over the Prime Minister's proposed televised interaction with students on Teachers Day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said his government is cooperating with the logistics keeping "delicate" Centre-State relations in mind but there is "severe resentment" among teachers and parents.

Prithviraj Chavan says that seat sharing talks with the NCP are still on

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here on Tuesday that seat sharing talks with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are on at an "appropriate level", but refused to disclose any timeframe set to arrive at a final formula.

BJP accuses TRS of indulging in 'Goebbels campaign' against it

The BJP in Telangana has accused the ruling TRS of indulging in a "Goebbels campaign" against the the saffron party in the run-up to the Medak Lok Sabha bypolls in the state.

BJP's 'mission 55' for Jharkhand

BJP has launched 'mission 55' with an aim to win at least 55 seats in the Jharkhand Assembly election to be held later this year.

Chinese media comments on Modi's 'expansionist' remarks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Japan of an "expansionist" mindset of some countries have riled the Chinese official media which said the Indian leader is more "intimate with Tokyo emotionally" but he himself on Tuesday preferred to sidestep a question on the issue.

BJP legislator demands dress code for men on Goa beaches

A senior Goa BJP legislator on Tuesday demanded dress code for men on the beaches, days after a state minister sought a ban on bikinis at the seaside.

BJP ensures support of MDMK for local body polls

A day after BJP announced its decision to face the September 18 bypolls to various local bodies, the party on Tuesday ensured the support of its ally, the Vaiko-led MDMK.

No improvement in Jaswant Singh's condition

There has been no improvement in the health of former union minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh and he continues to remain in coma, a doctor at a Delhi hospital said Tuesday.

Fifty BJP MPs stage dharna against UP government

Fifty BJP MPs from the state staged a dharna here to protest against "the failure of law and order, prevailing power crisis and increasing crimes against women" under the Samajwadi Party (SP) government.

India, Japan vow to build special strategic ties

In what could worry China, India and Japan Monday pledged to develop "closer and strategic partnership" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared on the third day of a path-breaking visit that relations with Tokyo were "the highest priority for my government".

Amit Shah to visit Mumbai, may meet Uddhav

BJP president Amit Shah will visit Mumbai Thursday and is likely to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to finalise seat-sharing between the two allies for the Maharashtra Assembly Elections, a party official said Monday.

No row with Sena over seats, final talks yet to start: BJP

The BJP in Maharashtra on Monday said it was yet to finalise seat-sharing agreement with the Shiv Sena for the ensuing Assembly elections and dismissed reports of differences between the saffron allies over pre-poll pact.

People have understood BJP's game plan of spreading falsehood: Congress

Senior Congress leader Mianul Haque on Monday said the people have understood the game plan of BJP and its leaders who are out to mislead the masses by spreading false and hallow slogans.

Mission Kerala: Amit Shah says BJP brought down food prices, recalls 'Cong free India' slogan
Mission Kerala: Amit Shah says BJP brought down food prices, recalls 'Cong free India' slogan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday addressed party leaders on the concluding day of the state committee meeting here and claimed that the party has been successful in bringing down the prices of a lot of food items.

BJP attacks Omar for questioning Centre's decision to call off talks

BJP in Kashmir on Monday hit out at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for questioning the Centre's decision to call off the talks with Pakistan.

Centre's move on Teacher's Day comes under attack

The Centre's move to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav' and the planned interaction of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi with school children on that day have kicked up a controversy with opposition Congress and others, including BJP allies MDMK and PMK, slamming the government.