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  • Amid criticism, Nitish Kumar vows to continue liquor ban in Bihar Mar 02, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Amid criticism, Nitish Kumar vows to continue liquor ban in Bihar

    The Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition launched a scathing attack on the Kumar-led NDA government after a police sub-inspector was killed and the village chowkidar sustained gunshot injuries in a shootout with liquor mafia in Majorganj area of Sitamarhi district last week.

  • BJP should make Bengal’s industrial decline the focus of its state election campaign Feb 25, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    BJP should make Bengal’s industrial decline the focus of its state election campaign

    The BJP’s capitalist ideology could be the catalyst for the industrial revival of West Bengal 

  • BJP will need more than Sreedharan to win Kerala elections Feb 23, 2021 02:21 PM IST

    BJP will need more than Sreedharan to win Kerala elections

    E Sreedharan’s entry into the BJP has caught the imagination of both the mainstream and social media alike. That said, fighting it out in an assembly constituency will be no cakewalk

  • Puducherry Politics | A clueless Congress loses its toehold in South India Feb 23, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Puducherry Politics | A clueless Congress loses its toehold in South India

    With assembly elections around the corner, it is possible to argue that V Narayanasamy’s loss is not as great as it may have been had he been toppled earlier. But it appears that the BJP has a plan for Puducherry, and removing Narayanasamy was an important part of it 

  • Open to chief ministership if BJP comes to power in Kerala, says E Sreedharan Feb 19, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    Open to chief ministership if BJP comes to power in Kerala, says E Sreedharan

    The 88-year-old technocrat has clarified he is not interested in becoming a governor because it is purely a “constitutional position and no powers at all”. If he becomes a governor, he would not be able to make any real contribution towards developing the state, the 'Metroman' said.

  • Will implement CAA soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive is over: Amit Shah Feb 11, 2021 07:05 PM IST

    Will implement CAA soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive is over: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah reminded the Matua community that the BJP had promised to implement CAA in 2018 and the party fulfilled the promise in 2019.

  • BJP moves breach of privilege motion against Mahua Moitra for remarks on former CJI Feb 10, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    BJP moves breach of privilege motion against Mahua Moitra for remarks on former CJI

    Rajasthan BJP MP PP Chowdhary, who was a former minister of state for law, has moved the privilege motion against the TMC MP and BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has sought the cancellation of Mahua Moitra’s Lok Sabha membership.

  • Assam elections to be a game of alliances Feb 10, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    Assam elections to be a game of alliances

    Along with the national parties, the BJP and the Congress, the regional parties will play a crucial role in both consolidating and even polarising the voters of Assam

  • After PM Modi’s ‘andolan jeevi’ jibe, Akhilesh Yadav calls BJP leaders ‘chanda jeevis’ Feb 09, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    After PM Modi’s ‘andolan jeevi’ jibe, Akhilesh Yadav calls BJP leaders ‘chanda jeevis’

    Dubbing BJP leaders 'chanda jeevis', Akhilesh Yadav reminded the Centre: “That ‘andolans’ or protests have given India several rights and several leaders. In fact, India gained independence due to protests.”

  • BJP promises anti-love jihad law in Kerala if voted to power Feb 08, 2021 09:47 PM IST

    BJP promises anti-love jihad law in Kerala if voted to power

    Kerala BJP president K Surendran has said ‘love jihad (interfaith marriage)’ has become a worrisome trend in the state and claimed that even Christian leaders have raised concerns about forced conversions.

  • Was TMC talking about Bengal while raising concerns over freedom of speech: PM Narendra Modi taunts Derek O’Brien Feb 08, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Was TMC talking about Bengal while raising concerns over freedom of speech: PM Narendra Modi taunts Derek O’Brien

    During his Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind’s address in the Rajya Sabha on February 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Derek O'Brien had chosen good words — freedom of speech and intimidation.

  • Politics over a futuristic Budget Feb 03, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    Politics over a futuristic Budget

    Opposition parties in India are failing in their duty and hence not being able to engage in constructive criticism of the government

  • The political calculus behind Budget 2021 Feb 02, 2021 02:11 PM IST

    The political calculus behind Budget 2021

    The reason for some of the courageous announcements in the Budget are dictated less by the forthcoming assembly polls, and more by the extenuating circumstances of the last one year 

  • Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram: Masterstroke or political desperation? Jan 21, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram: Masterstroke or political desperation?

    The message from Banerjee is clear: She is in no mood to cede an inch of West Bengal to the BJP, and that’s the reason why she picked Nandigram — a symbolic seat representing her rise to power

  • MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra Panchayat Polls Jan 19, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra Panchayat Polls

    The gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols but political parties support panels in the panchayats and once these panels win, the parties claim victory

  • BJP labels Trinamool Congress ‘vaccine thief’ as two ruling party MLAs get jabs Jan 18, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    BJP labels Trinamool Congress ‘vaccine thief’ as two ruling party MLAs get jabs

    BJP leaders attacked TMC after Burdwan MLAs Rabindranath Chatterjee and Subhash Mondal were seen getting COVID-19 vaccine shots meant for healthcaren and frontline workers.

  • 10 factors that will impact West Bengal elections Jan 18, 2021 12:32 PM IST

    10 factors that will impact West Bengal elections

    The BJP has painted the TMC with the minority appeasement brush. With the Muslims backing Mamata Banerjee, there is a high probability of the Hindus standing with the BJP

  • What to make of ex-Union minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain’s shift from Centre to Bihar Jan 18, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    What to make of ex-Union minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain’s shift from Centre to Bihar

    The announcement means the BJP leader's return to electoral politics, from Centre to the state though, since 2014 when he lost the Lok Sabha election from Bhagalpur in Bihar.

  • Boycott Tandav call | Web series hurts Hindu sentiments, Saif Ali Khan must apologise: BJP leader Ram Kadam Jan 17, 2021 05:18 PM IST

    Boycott Tandav call | Web series hurts Hindu sentiments, Saif Ali Khan must apologise: BJP leader Ram Kadam

    The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B Ministry) has summoned Amazon Prime India officials over the controversy surrounding the web series. BJP MP Manoj Kotak had earlier written to I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking a ban on Tandav for ridiculing Hindu Gods.

  • Who is AK Sharma, ex- bureaucrat who retired to join BJP in Uttar Pradesh Jan 15, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    Who is AK Sharma, ex- bureaucrat who retired to join BJP in Uttar Pradesh

    A 1988 batch IAS officer, Sharma who has been associated with PM Modi since he became Gujarat CM in 2001, has been nominated by the BJP to the Uttar Pradesh legislative council in the run up to 2022 assembly polls.

  • Why assembly polls in Assam are important for BJP Jan 12, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    Why assembly polls in Assam are important for BJP

    The BJP looks invincible when it is the challenger to the throne, but seems vulnerable while defending governments in the states

  • Mamata Banerjee sidelined other leaders to secure nephew’s future in politics: Suvendu Adhikari Jan 03, 2021 05:40 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee sidelined other leaders to secure nephew’s future in politics: Suvendu Adhikari

    West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has further said that Trinamool Congress has turned into a “private limited company” where she is the chairperson and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee is the managing director.

  • The investor’s guide to Indian politics in 2021 Jan 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    The investor’s guide to Indian politics in 2021

    A win in Assam and West Bengal has high symbolic value as it would establish BJP’s acceptance as a party beyond the north and west of India

  • Farmers’ Protest: BJP’s lone MLA in Kerala O Rajagopal supports Assembly resolution against Centre’s farm laws, backtracks later Dec 31, 2020 02:57 PM IST

    Farmers’ Protest: BJP’s lone MLA in Kerala O Rajagopal supports Assembly resolution against Centre’s farm laws, backtracks later

    The resolution demands the scrapping of the three contentious central farm laws, against which thousands of farmers have been protesting on Delhi borders for more than a month now.

  • Haryana Mayoral Polls: BJP-JJP alliance jolted Dec 31, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Haryana Mayoral Polls: BJP-JJP alliance jolted

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