May 10, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Addressing a virtual press conference, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra cited a RTI reply to say that the Kejriwal government has spent around Rs 805 crore on advertisements since 2015 but not opened a single new hospital in the city.
- May 10, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Congress' state unit president Mohan Markam has denied links to the wedding ceremony. "Everyone is connected to everyone in villages, it is not right to call everyone my nephew," he said.
- May 10, 2021 12:08 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma's oath of office was administered by Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
- May 10, 2021 08:25 AM IST
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will be administered the oath of office by Governor Jagdish Mukhi at 12 pm, though the names of ministers to be sworn-in with him is yet to be announced.
- May 09, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma, the BJP Assam unit's 'master strategist' pips incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal for the state's top job
- May 09, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The BJP had not announced a chief ministerial candidate before the recent Legislative Assembly elections. This had led to speculation over the last week about who would become Assam’s next chief minister.
- May 09, 2021 07:23 AM IST
BJP's central leadership had summoned chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, both contenders for the state's top job, to New Delhi on May 8 for discussions on government formation.
- May 08, 2021 12:34 PM IST
In 2016, the BJP had projected Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief ministerial candidate. This time, the party had said it would decide who would be the next Assam chief minister after the polls.
- May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST
The BJP Bengal unit has alleged that six of its workers were killed in the post-poll violence, and the party office in Hooghly was set on fire by the TMC workers.
- May 03, 2021 07:20 PM IST
In the recent state elections, the BJP's tally in West Bengal has been restricted to 77 out of the total 293 seats. It also failed to win a seat in Kerala and had a worse- than-earlier result in Assam, winning 60 seats. But the party won a series of by-elections in seats across Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. along with four seats in Tamil Nadu.
- May 03, 2021 07:17 PM IST
Tweaks in Muslim appeasement by Trinamool and decision by BJP to go for the north Indian slogan of Jai Shriram rather than one coined on Durga, which would have resonated better with Bengalis, played a key role in the West Bengal election outcome.
- May 03, 2021 06:07 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress has retained 75 percent of its seats from 2016 elections, while the BJP has made notable gains at the expense of the TMC.
- May 03, 2021 03:00 PM IST
BJP, , which once boasted it would get 200 seats in a 294 seat assembly (elections were held for 292 seats), was struggling to cross the halfway mark.
- May 03, 2021 02:06 PM IST
BJP's Babul Supriyo said in a now-deleted Facebook post that he will neither congratulate Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee nor does he want to say that he respects the “people’s verdict”.
- May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The state government launched a string of welfare schemes such as free rice and a financial aid of Rs 12,000 for every pregnant woman aimed at the tea tribes, which play a decisive role in 40 of the Assam’s 126 constituencies.
- May 02, 2021 10:34 PM IST
AINRC Chief and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy triumphed in Thattanchavady constituency and wrested the seat from DMK.
- May 02, 2021 06:49 PM IST
As the results for 14 out of 30 assembly seats were declared, the AINRC bagged eight, BJP three, DMK one and Congress two, the Election Commission said.
- May 02, 2021 06:44 PM IST
The day two of his clients tasted victory, Kishore said he would quit election strategising and did not rule out a future in direct electoral politics.
- May 02, 2021 05:48 PM IST
TMC looks set to retain power in West Bengal with its candidates leading in 205 of the 292 seats that went to the polls.
- May 02, 2021 05:43 PM IST
While unlawful emigration may be seen as a politically contrived discourse in some parts of the country, it brings out the worst fears in the North East.
- May 02, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Political analysts also believe that the statements by the BJP leaders , that the party needs only 35 to 40 seats to form a government, hinting at backdoor political games, backfired
- May 02, 2021 04:28 PM IST
The West Bengal win opens up a new discourse in national politics with the possibility of Mamata Banerjee being a rallying force against Narendra Modi.
- May 02, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is ahead in 205 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal. The BJP trailing far behind with 80 seats.
- May 02, 2021 03:15 PM IST
Kishor, apart from announcing his decision to quit, called upon all political parties to "unite against the Election Commission".
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats.