Bharatiya Janata Party

Major right-wing political party in India

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The Bharatiya Janata Party is one of the two major political parties in India, along with the Indian National Congress. As of 2018, it is the country's largest political party in terms of representation in the national parliament and state assemblies, and it is the world's largest party in terms of primary membership. BJP is a right-wing party, and its policy has historically reflected Hindu nationalist positions. It has close ideological and organisational links to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

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Senior BJP leaders were in attendance in the meeting.
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BJP has denied all allegations of Karnataka CM.
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During question hour Anand Chaudhary, Congress MLA from Mandvi informed the house that ration meant for the poor was being lifted through fake BPL cards..
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Last week Dhanani had said Narmada waters had reached only 6 lakh ha of farmlands as per the Socio-Economic Survey against the state government's claims of over..
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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who will lead the party and projected as its CM candidate, will launch a state wide Sampark Yatra from August 2 and address 200..
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The two parties also have other sticking points, like the chief minister's post.
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According to sources, Shekhar was unhappy with SP after he was denied ticket to contest from Balia in the recently held Lok Sabha election
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They said that Neeraj Shekhar, son of former Prime Minister Chandrashekhar, met Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and told him that he was resigning..
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The court also declared the marriage of Sakshi and Ajitesh, a Dalit, to be legal
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BJP has kicked off special training camps for its cadres where they are being specially tutored that any drift from the core ideology of nationalism could cost..
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The Karnataka assembly speaker said on Monday that the trust vote sought by CM H D Kumaraswamy would be taken up at 11am on July 18 . The decision gives the..
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Yeddyurappa's claim came on a day when the assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar fixed July 18 for taking up the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister HD..
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Ajitesh, the Dalit husband of BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra’s daughter Sakshi, was thrashed by some unidentified men in black robes in the corridors of HC. The..
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Many leaders from other parties are willing to join the BJP out of faith in its ideology and leadership, partys general secretary Muralidhar Rao said Monday.
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As the Congress-JD(S) coalition government faced uncertainty over its numbers, BJP's Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa Monday said he was confident of forming..
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Earlier in the day, Madhya Pradesh Congress minister Sajjan Singh Verma said that BJP people have a dog mentality after the party had mocked chief minister Kamal..
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Thakor, an MLA from Radhanpur constituency in north Gujarat, said that he took the decision to resign as an MLA after being "insulted" and "deceived" by the..
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Upset over having been allegedly sidelined, Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar on Monday quit his Rajya Sabha membership, said sources. Son of former Prime..
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Upset over having been allegedly sidelined, Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar on Monday quit his Rajya Sabha membership, said sources. Son of former Prime..
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Speaking to reporters outside Parliament on Monday, Owaisi said, "Whoever doesn't support their (BJP) decisions, they call them anti-nationals. Have they opened..
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The verbal duel between home minister Amit Shah and AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi started during a discussion on the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill...
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The Delhi-Varanasi Kashi Vishwanath Express with vinyl wrappings commemorating bravery of the Indian Army personnel during the Kargil conflict was flagged off..
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Mishra (78), who was in charge of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises portfolio in the Modi government, had resigned in 2017 after he he had crossed 75 years..
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A special judge hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders, including L K Advani, has moved the Supreme Court seeking more time to..
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BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra's daughter Sakshi and her husband Ajitesh Kumar, who allege that they fear for their lives for marrying outside their castes, were attacked..
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Ajitesh and her wife had gone to court to get protection.
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A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking..
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"In the Muslim religion, you know that people keep 50 wives and give birth to 1050 children. This is not a tradition but an animalistic tendency. In society,..
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The TMC MP advised Roy to stop looking at other parties and focus on the Councillors of his constituency
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The regional party decided to end its alliance with the BJP just a day after their ministers were asked to quit from Pramod Sawant-led Goa cabinet to adjust..
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The Congress has 114 MLAs in the 230-member House against the BJP's 109.
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Goa Forward Party, in a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha, withdrew its support to the Pramod Sawant-led government in Goa. However, GFP president Vijai Sardesai..
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"They (BJP) they should openly tell that yes, we need power and we are power hungry, we want to form the government here and we are doing this operation lotus,"..
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Santosh, an RSS 'pracharak' with experience of electoral politics, especially in Karnataka, is considered a strong ideologue who is also well-versed with the..
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BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) B L Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal..
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In its letter 'withdrawal of support to BJP government', GFP said, "Political affairs committee and the legislature party wing of Goa Forward Party met today..
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Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday claimed that the Congress-JD(S) government has lost majority and asked Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to face..
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BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him..
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Sidhu took to Twitter on Sunday, making public his resignation letter dated June 10 addressed to Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
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In a surprise move amid the existential crisis faced by his government, Kumaraswamy had on Friday announced in the state Assembly that he had voluntarily decided..
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Three Congress legislators take oath days after 10 party MLAs switch side to the BJP
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"I will welcome it. If a Dalit becomes chief minister, I will be the happiest person," said BJP MP Umesh Jadhav who defeated Kharge in the Lok Sabha election..
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Ditched unceremoniously from the Pramod Sawant cabinet, Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Saturday immediately withdrew support to the BJP government in the state.
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Set back for Mamata? 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP, claims Mukul Roy
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CM Pramod Sawant, who took over the reins of the state following the demise of Manohar Parrikar, dropped ministers of BJP's ally - Goa Forward Party. Following..
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Congress defectors who joined BJP and inducted as ministers in Goa government are Filipe Nery Rodrigues, Jennifer Monserratte and Chandrakant Kavleka.
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BJP MPs began cleaning Parliament premises as a mark of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
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The arguments arose after the government, in a reply to a question, says that as of May 31, 2019, 10,793km of various sections of the canal had been constructed..
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The matter came to light after BJP MLA Naresh Patel made an oral complaint with the Speaker about the same.
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Siddaramaiah's statement comes after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy refused to tender in his resignation
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About 35 BJP MPs met Modi over breakfast at his residence and shared their views on various issues with Modi, sources said. The PM said every woman MP is an..
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Two of the accused, Saddam and Shahid, have been remanded in judicial custody while the third, Shafi Mohammad, is out on bail. Both RSS and BJP have alleged that..
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Guwahati-based journalist Pranabjit Doloi, in his FIR at Panbazar police station in the city, has alleged that the 10 persons were trying to “hinder the..
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The Congress on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of selling personal data of citizens and said privacy has become a severe casualty under the BJP..
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Former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh Nadendla Bhaskar Rao, who recently joined BJP in the presence of its president Amit Shah, was welcomed into the..
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The GFP said it would take a decision only after speaking to the central leadership of the BJP.
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The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka has ensured that majority of the 224 public representatives of the state would be in one resort or the other this..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Friday claimed that the BJP uses "money power" and "intimidation" to topple governments and accused the saffron party of doing the..
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