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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

In Assam, BJP ‘outsiders’ shape strategy

With opinion polls predicting an edge for the BJP in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Assam, the party’s state unit wants star campaigners to rely more on “local inputs” rather than those furnish

RSS and BJP discuss key issues

The RSS top brass, including Bhaiyya Joshi, Dattatreya Hosabale, Krishna Gopal and A. Deshpande, on Tuesday held a meeting with senior BJP leaders, including party president Amit Shah.

No debate needed on slogan: Arun Jaitley

The nationalism issue has come to the forefront of political debate after the JNU row and the Hyderabad Univeristy scholar’s suicide, with the Opposition attacking the BJP over forcing its idea of nat

Nationalism, free speech co-exist: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

As it braces for the electoral battles in some key states, the BJP on Sunday made it clear that while development will be its main plank, “nationalism” will set the tone of its campaign against rivals

Amit Shah ticks off Kerala unit on poll nominees


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah at an election committee meeting of the party in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

BJP’s Subramanian Swamy or VHP’s Pravin Togadia after Singhal?

Pravin Togadia

Among the major decisions the Sangh Parivar top brass has to take at the ongoing Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) meet in Nagaur is to appoint the “successor” of late VHP leader Ashok Singhal, w

Whenever there is any judicial conference, the topic that invariably comes up for discussion is pendency of cases and delayed justice.

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