Even as the deadlock over sharing of seats between Shiv Sena and his party for the Maharashtra Assembly Elections continued, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday night chose to train his guns on NCP chief Sharad Pawar, accusing him of "institutionalising corruption and destroying the system".
Expressing concern over spate in incidents of dacoity in running trains in recent months in Bihar, BJP on Thursday alleged that the 'Jungle Raj-2' was rapidly gripping the state, referring to the alliance between RJD and JD(U).
The BJP on Thursday slammed Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha for claiming there was no baton-charge on demonstrating Jadavpur University students, and demanded a judicial inquiry into the violent crackdown.
Reports linking Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's remarks to Uttar Pradesh bypolls were "highly exaggerated and misinterpreted", her office said on Thursday, apparently seeking to clarify on the comments about her son Varun Gandhi.
Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Thursday observed that there were several problems in implementing the Prime Minister's Employment Scheme, but said jobs would be provided to the maximum number of youths by removing hurdles.
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday intensified his attack on JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore medicine purchase scam and wrote to state Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh seeking answers on certain questions in this regard.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Mathura MP Hema Malini on Thursday drew heavy flak from Congress for her comments on Vrindavan widows with the Opposition party demanding withdrawal of her remarks saying it was "uncalled for".
Delhi BJP on Thursday came down hard on AAP questioning why the Arvind Kejriwal-led government did not investigate the alleged diversion by the then Sheila Dikshit dispensation of funds meant for SC/ST welfare projects to finance certain works for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG).
While top BJP leaders have refrained from commenting on the party's performance in Uttar Pradesh bypolls yet, state party leader Giriraj Singh on Thursday said it is wrong to blame the 'love jihad' theory for it.
Victims of a "violent police crackdown", a host of Jadavpur University students on Thursday rubbished Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha's claims that there was no baton charge on the demonstrating students and expressed apprehension of a frequent police presence in the campus.
As major political coalitions in Maharashtra continue to squabble over seat sharing for the October 15 Assembly elections, attempts at poaching the rivals are afoot with RPI(A) leader Ramdas Athawale on Thursday claiming he was invited by NCP chief Sharad Pawar to join hands with his party.
Setting itself on a confrontation path with its oldest ally, BJP on Thursday gave Shiv Sena an ultimatum to agree on a seat-sharing formula for the coming Assembly elections or face a break down of the alliance.
As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of house for all in next seven years, the Centre has enhanced unit cost for building dwellings under Indira Awas Yojna by Rs 25,000 by including labour and toilet components, Union minister of State for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday.
Actor-politician Hema Malini on Thursday sought to defend her remarks that widows from West Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, saying she said this in the context of how they were being ignored in their home states and government not doing enough for them.