After a meeting of senior functionaries, MPs and MLAs called by Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, party MP Sanjay Raut hit out at the saffron ally over its "failures", reflecting further strain in ties between the long-time partners.
The BJP president also told the court that he had met Kodnani at the Sola Civil Hospital that morning. The police, he said, escorted him and Kodnani to a safe place as agitated crowds had surrounded them at the hospital.
Amit Shah claimed that only the Left parties and the BJP had "internal democracy", while there was no such concept in any other party.
In the last two years, the Modi government has provided Rs 40,000 crore for infrastructure development in Delhi, Gadkari said while addressing the Delhi BJP's two-day executive meeting.
Shah said the Narendra Modi government has in the last three years shown the political will to take decisions unlike the previous Congress-led government which had suffered from policy paralysis.
At an event organised at Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh, farmers were shocked to receive loan waiver certificates with amounts as low as Rs 10. The event was attended by state Minister for Labour and Employment Exchanges, Manohar Lal (Mannu Kori).
Hitting out at the BJP for criticising Gandhi's US visit, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said the party vice president has gone abroad only 0.0001 per cent as compared to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a students' convention today to mark the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address and BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya's centenary celebrations.
Gandhi also took potshots at the Modi-led government on demonetisation and described the exercise as a total flop.
In a statement, BJP's IT department head Amit Malviya termed the row a one-way street, saying opposition leaders like Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi or AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal are "never questioned" for behaviour of their followers.
The BJP is eyeing an alliance with the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya.
The BJP got Rs 461 crore as donations from 'unknown sources' in 2015-16, accounting for nearly 81 per cent of its total income, while the same for the Congress was 71 per cent or Rs 186 crore, a report said on Wednesday.
Addressing the inaugural session of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), Shah said the region was top priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Development of the eight states was a must for overall growth of the country, he said.
Rathore’s name was suggested since he came from the Army and was, most importantly, from Rajasthan. But being relatively new in politics, it was decided that he could wait and was given the charge of the sports ministry. Singh almost got it but Modi played spoilsport and said his elevation could be done some other time.
Talking to the media, Tewari claimed Modi was "strangely disconnected" from the Cabinet reshuffle exercise.
The event, being organised by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), is likely to see over one lakh participants, who will interact directly with Shah through video-conferencing facilities to be provided across 100 centres in the state
Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey was today appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP president in place of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, the party said in a statement.
Both the Trinamool Congress and BJP lodged police complaints against each other, police said.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by Additional Solicitor General P S Narsimha, representing the Centre, that Swamy was to specifically challenge the agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on increasing the number of flights between India and the UAE.
Addressing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers at his residence, Kejriwal raked up the issue of alleged manipulation of electronic voting machines to needle the BJP, saying that "EVM mischief" was behind the saffron party's recent upsurge.
Updates of the bypoll results of the Panaji and Valpoi assembly constituencies of Goa. CM Manohar Parrikar has won the Panaji assembly seat.
"It is easy to make governments. It is hard to make a good karyakarta (party worker)," Shah said, lauding Modi's role in building the organisation at the grassroots level.
Karra said the RSS and the BJP was taking an "indirect judicial route" on the matter so as to "take a public posture of not being involved directly".
The opposition parties have already concluded that they cannot win 2019 general elections, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said here today.
Defending the state government, BJP general secretary Anil Jain, the party in-charge for Haryana affairs, told reporters that death of people and damage to property were unfortunate but claimed that the government controlled the situation within three hours with "minimum possible damage".