Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Topic: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

In 2017, Patidar stir cost BJP in Saurashtra. Now, it hopes AAP will dent Congress vote there

But Amit Shah is believed to have told state BJP leaders and workers to work hard and not be overconfident. Party has set target of winning 150 seats in 182-member Gujarat assembly.

World ready to be led by Modi, next 25 years crucial for India, says minister Jitendra Singh

He also said BJP's victory in upcoming Gujarat polls a 'foregone conclusion', and that Union govt is determined to hold fair polls in J&K but some with vested interests against it.

4 outfits in 8 hours — how Modi used choice of clothes to cultivate Uttarakhand, Himachal voters

PM Modi donned 4 different outfits in less than 8 hours during his Uttarakhand visit. His choice of clothes was a message to BJP voters in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

Gujarat flogging: Muslim villager’s affidavit blames Kheda DSP, BJP MLA, Undhela sarpanch

Affidavit says organising garba at village chowk was 'preplanned conspiracy'. Advocate representing Muslim accused says court accepted affidavit & asked Gujarat DGP to submit report.

Narendra bhai turned me to politics, goal is own majority in Haryana: BJP top panel’s Sudha Yadav

The only woman on the Parliamentary Board, Yadav says party will strive for majority on its own in next Haryana assembly polls & alliance with JJP will depend on 'time & equation'.

‘Spine of key panels broken’ — Why Congress & TMC are angry about parliamentary committees rejig

While Congress retained chairmanship of one committee, TMC got none. BJP and allies now hold six major committees, including Home Affairs, Defence, External Affairs and Finance.

Want to play dandiya raas, only Hindus may pass & ‘Congress hand’ in Modi’s 5G launch

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.

Personal sense of justice betrayed, writes BJP’s Shazia Ilmi on release of Bilkis Bano convicts

Ilmi wrote it is 'important to distinguish between' Gujarat government and PMO, adding that it was the VHP which felicitated the convicts and not the BJP.

BJP ex-CMs, ministers back in national roles — Rupani, Javadekar among party’s new state in-charges

BJP appoints new incharges, co-incharges for multiple states in an exercise that, insiders say, was 'long pending'. The list, approved by party president Nadda, was released Friday.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.