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The Bharatiya Janata Party is one of two major political parties in India. It has been the ruling political party of India since 2014. The BJP is a right-wing party, and its policy has historically reflected Hindu nationalist positions.

CtoI News Desk October 10th 2022 India

Excise case: Sisodia's aide sent to judicial custody

A Delhi court has sent Vijay Nair, the communication strategist of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to judicial custody in connection with the Delhi...

India

Modi flags off National Games, launches projects in Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat's Surat for a two-day visit to his home state. He inaugurated the 36th National Games, which are being...

Other Sports

Chandigarh airport to be named after Bhagat Singh

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio program Mann Ki Baat yesterday announced Chandigarh airport's new name after...

India

Amarinder brings Punjab Lok Congress to join BJP

Captain Amarinder Singh, the former chief minister of Punjab, joined the BJP after merging his party - the Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) - with...

India

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar resigns, parts away with BJP

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar submitted his resignation today as his Janata Dal (United) has decided to sever its alliance with the...

India

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar wins Vice-Presidential poll

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the new Vice President of India after defeating Opposition candidate Margaret Alva by 346...

India

Amit Shah urges citizens to take part in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' drive

Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to the people to participate in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign with great enthusiasm to tell the world...

India

ED seals YIL premises in National Herald’s office in money laundering case

The Indian Enforcement Directorate has 'temporarily sealed' the premises of Young Indian (YIL) company within the National Herald office...

India

‘Don’t talk to me’: Sonia to Irani in Lok Sabha

India News: Congress president Sonia Gandhi reportedly rebuffed Union Minister Smriti Irani after walking across the house to speak to a BJP...

India

Naqvi steps down as Union Minister

India News: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi yesterday resigned as Union Minister of Minority Affairs; Union minister RCP Singh also submitted his...

India

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde takes oath as new Maharashtra CM

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra while BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took oath...

India

Poll for Indian Vice President to be held on August 6: Election Commission

The Election Commission announced yesterday that the election for the post of Vice-President of India will be held on August 6.

India

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray resigns ahead of floor test

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned today after the Supreme Court allowed a no-trust vote to be held tomorrow in the...

India

Udaipur killing aimed at spreading terror, says CM Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot today said that a case has been registered under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Punishment) Act...

India

NDA chooses ex-Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu as Presidential candidate

Former Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu was chosen as the government candidate for President, and will most likely become the first tribal...

India Spotlight - @work

BJP, Defence officials rally in Agnipath’s support; Congress calls it ‘job insecurity’

Agnipath scheme: Indian Prime Minister Modi said that several decisions may look unfair at first, but help in building the nation later.

India

Prophet row: Nupur Sharma seeks time to record statement before Maharashtra police

BJP Nupur Sharma appear before the Bhiwandi police to record her statement after she was summoned over her alleged objectionable remarks...

India

More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

Global

Prophet remarks row: BJP removes Nupur Sharma as primary member, sacks Naveen Kumar

The Bharatiya Janata Party has suspended its spokesperson Nupur Sharma as a primary member of the party and also expelled Naveen Kumar...

India

Service to poor, good governance was our top priority: Modi on NDA’s eight years

BJP-led NDA government’s eight years service has always been dedicated to the poor, good governance and welfare of the poor, said Prime...

India

Indian diaspora gave grand welcome to PM Modi in Tokyo, Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Japan's Tokyo today to take part in the Quad 2022 Summit, received a warm welcome from the...

Global

No true and false Hindus, except as part of a political narrative: Dr Ram Madhav

“Hindutva is mainstream in India and it is a way of life in which there is no room for hatred,” said Indian politician, author and...

Past Events Spotlight - @work

'Modi @20': An anthology featuring the PM's two decades in politics

Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery’, a book which looks into the 20 years of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's model of governance at the...

India

India highways will not have any toll tax within 60 km after three months: Gadkari

Indian Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that after three months no toll booth on the highways will levy...

India

BJP retains power in four states; AAP seizes Punjab

As India's assembly poll results for the five states, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa, the picture showed a big win for...

India