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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.

C to I News Desk July 7th 2022 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

Third phase of voting in UP; Punjab goes to the polls

Polling was held across 55 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and all constituencies in Punjab. Senior leaders of all parties made a...

India

BJP accounts for 69% of highest total assets among political parties

According to an analysis carried out by Association for Democratic Reforms , BJP accounted for 69.4% or INR 4,847.7 crore of highest assets...

India

Mediapart's revelations trigger political slugfest between BJP, Congress

After French investigative portal Mediapart alleged that the Rafale jets maker paid EUR 7.5 million to a middleman during the UPA's regime,...

Global

Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

Indian diaspora speaks out on Indian government has lodged an official protest over the UK Parliament's on the farmers' protests in India.

Global

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

NRI News: The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition...

NRI Stories

Haryana Government formalises new department to handle NRI affairs

NRI News: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a Cabinet meeting formalised the creation of a new government department to deal...

Global

Will set up institutional mechanism for diaspora if voted to power: BJP Manifesto

Unveiling an exclusive to-do list on the foreign policy front, Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to set up an institutional mechanism to...

Global

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP policies, faces Khalistani protests on last leg of Europe trip

Indian National Congress president Rahul Gandhi concluded a lively tour of Germany and the UK, with his latest remarks in London stirring up...

UK

Karnataka elections: Guv invites BJP's Yeddyurappa to form government; Cong, JD (S) cry foul

As the votes are being tallied across the Indian state of Karnataka, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Global

NRIs descend upon Gujarat to campaign for BJP prior to state polls

As the elections for the state near, non-resident Indian (NRI) Gujaratis are descending on their home state to boost BJP’s poll prospects...

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