Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: BJP

Una’s bulk drug park is the ‘next Bhakra Nangal’. And it’s BJP’s trump card in Himachal polls

In the homes of BJP supporters, photocopies of the map of the land demarcated for the bulk drug park are doing the rounds.

Amit Shah appeals to women & youth vote to ‘elect strong govt’ in Himachal Pradesh

The elections will decide the fate of 412 candidates contesting the Assembly polls from 68 constituencies. In 2017, 44 seats were won by the BJP, with the Congress getting 21.

BJP calls AAP ‘anti-Hindu’ for naming Rajendra Pal Gautam as star campaigner in MCD polls

Gautam had resigned last month from the Arvind Kejriwal-led government after courting controversy over attending a religious conversion programme in which Hindu deities were allegedly insulted.

Fake photo showing all modes of transport in 1 frame is from Andhra, not BJP-ruled UP

A BJP leader marveling at the state’s ‘progress’ was bluntly told by netizens that the original photograph did not have the plane either.

‘Ram, Baam & Shyam’ — why Mamata’s going hammer and tongs at BJP-CPI(M)-Congress ‘alliance’

After loss in farm co-op poll, the West Bengal CM has claimed that opposition parties gang up against TMC only during elections. Panchayat polls in the state will be held in 2023.

Leader who saved Morbi victims, cricketer Jadeja’s wife among BJP’s nominees for Gujarat polls

The party has ruled Gujarat since 1995 but was reduced to 99 MLAs in 2017 by a resurgent Congress which got 77 seats.

Turncoat Hardik Patel, cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife in BJP’s 1st list for Gujarat elections

Gujarat has been the BJP bastion for decades and the party is seeking its seventh term in office. Polling will take place in Gujarat on 1 December and 5 December.

EWS is upon us because politicians now offer reservation in elections just like freebies

It wasn’t just human beings who immolated themselves in the anti-Mandal agitation in 1990-1991. Ideals and an entire style of politics also went up in flames during that period.

Modi will be BJP face in Telangana polls, says Rajya Sabha MP after ‘moral victory’ in bypoll

Senior BJP member K Laxman says TRS made Munugode bypoll battle of 'prestige', pumping in over Rs 500 cr to ensure victory. For 2023, he says, BJP will focus on mass appeal of Modi.

In Gujarat, BJP tries to woo a generation that doesn’t remember ‘difficult days’ before Modi

Of total 4.9 cr voters, 4.61 lakh are 1st-timers, who have no memory of Gujarat two decades back. Party fears this segment is likely to accept Opposition’s anti-incumbency campaign.

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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.