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Himanta Biswa Sarma pressures BJP for post of Assam deputy CM

Himanta Biswa Sarma (Photo: PTI)

On the eve of Sarbananda Sonowal’s swearing in as Assam’s first BJP chief minister, rumblings have begun in the saffron camp in the northeastern state.

BJP first UP list of 200 to be out by July?

Keeping in mind Uttar Pradesh’s complex caste arithmetic, the BJP could field at least 80 candidates who have joined from other political outfits in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Despite concerns, BJP inducts 9 rebel MLAs

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat meets a group of children from a welfare council in Dehradun. (Photo: PTI)

Notwithstanding the concerns and reservations of its Uttarakhand unit, the BJP on Wednesday inducted the nine Congress rebels, including former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, in the saffron fold.

Modi rally on May 26; ministers to visit Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s target state to address a rally to mark the completion of his government’s two years in power.

BJP to roll out Ladies Special for UP elections

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani and Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati. (Photo: PTI)

In Uttar Pradesh, where political pundits are favouring Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party for the Assembly elections scheduled early next year, BJP poll strategists are considering unleashing party’s “na

Eye on dalit vote, Amit Shah takes holy dip in Ujjain

BJP President Amit Shah takes holy dip with dalit sadhus  in Kshipra river during Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain.  (Photo: PTI)

In what was seen by many as taking the BJP’s dalit outreach further ahead of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, party president Amit Shah on Wednesday took a holy dip in the Kshipra river at

BJP plans to go solo in BMC polls

The rift between the BJP and Shiv Sena seems to be growing with the BJP planning to contest the prestigious Brihanmumbai Mun-icipal Corporation electio-ns on its own.

Amit Shah tells Maha BJP: Highlight drought steps

The BMC, said to be the richest civic body in the country, is scheduled to go to polls in February next year and the BJP state leadership wants to go alone.

Suresh Gopi demand on RSS man: BJP may give in

In the wake of growing demand by the BJP Kerala cadre and insistence by the party’s “star campaigner” and Malyalam superstar Suresh Gopi, the saffron party could re-induct its former general secretary

BJP campaign to focus on ‘bias’ against Hindus

The BJP and its ally BDJS (Bharat Dharma Jana Sena) have decided to launch a “high-voltage” election campaign in Kerala, where the two political outfits will highlight the “disparity” towards Hindus a

There is a celebratory air about the recent elections in West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu that is intriguing. The celebration is at two levels.

Critic Martin Esslin had coined the term “Theatre of the Absurd” in 1960 to describe the plays written after the Second World War, which were totally unconventional and left people who came to watch t