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.

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A total of 18 BJP leaders joined the party on Tuesday
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The BJP is selling packets of 'Shaurya Gulaal' to the masses on the occasion of Holi this year
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Citing railway tickets having photos of PM Narendra Modi, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday lodged a complaint against the BJP with the Election Commission
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Sources in the Congress said that after his son Sujay Vikhe joined the BJP, Congress president Rahul Gandhi spoke to Vikhe Patil
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The complaint was filed against the BJP for using the chief minister's residence as premises to hold a political meeting.
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Thackeray, who will hold rallies against Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, pitched the elections as "a fight between Modi-Shah and the country."
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Ranjitsinh may contend from Madha, the constituency is currently represented by his father Vijaysinh
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At least one crore people pledged for this campaign through social media and Namo App, claims BJP
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BJP's 20-member party's manifesto committee includes only two senior women leaders -- Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Meenakshi Lekhi -- among its..
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The state has 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and in the 2014 elections the BJP had won 10 seats.
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Gandhi took on Modi and demanded to know what he had done in the last five years.She also slammed the Yogi Adityanath govt in UP.
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BJP took the radical step of replacing all 10 sitting MPs in Chhattisgarh following a rout in the assembly elections in the state — a move that is a sharp..
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There is no “220 club” in BJP which hopes a reduced tally for the party in the Lok Sabha elections could see the emergence of an alternative to PM Narendra..
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Congress’ numerical edge in terms of number of MLAs in the Goa assembly was blunted as only three of its MLAs appeared before Goa governor Mridula Sinha while..
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Speculation about Vikhe Patil resigning as Maharashtra LoP have been rife in political circles ever since his son, Sujay, joined the ruling BJP on March 12 and..
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BJP looks to clean up act in the state after massive defeat in the state election.
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For BJP, Gadkari emerges key trouble-shooter in Goa
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The Congress Saturday announced Arvind Kumar Singh, son of BJP MLC Jaivir Singh, as its candidate from the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency, which is currently..
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The meeting, held in the evening at the party's headquarters here is presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah.Union Minister..
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The Madhya Pradesh Congress has requested Bollywood megastar Salman Khan to breach the BJP's Indore citadel in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.
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With the Congress-CPI(M) proposed alliance falling apart in West Bengal, the stage is set for a four-cornered contest in which the main contenders -- the..
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"She takes facial every day. The person who herself takes facial daily is telling our leader that he is 'shaukeen'. Wearing clothes is not being 'shaukeen'...
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According to land allotment rules for political parties framed by the UPA government in 2006, a party with 101 to 200 MPs in Parliament is entitled to 2 acres.
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"We have added #chowkidar to our names and you have a problem with that. You should also prefix #Pappu to your names and we will have no objection," Vij tweeted...
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New Congress entrant Hardik Patel on Monday prefixed his twitter handle with the word "Berojgar" (jobless), apparently to mock the BJP's "Main Bhi Chowkidar"..
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Tuesday said the state had not seen a single riot after the BJP came to power and his two-year government had shown zero..
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In 2014, the defeat of the then Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal president Ajit Singh in Baghpat to BJP's Satyapal Singh, who had resigned as Mumbai Police..
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However, state BJP president Jitu Vaghani dismissed the complaint and said that there was no violation of the code of conduct.
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Ahead of LS polls, big names chucked out from list made by Guj leaders
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In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the party hopes to convert its larger vote share in the Assembly elections into a repeat of the 2014 state sweep
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Indresh Kumar emphasised that the BJP government at the Centre has also provided a large budget to promote and conserve the language.
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There is no need to be angry as the common aim is to defeat the BJP, says Priyanka
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Pramod Sawant edges out many to become CM
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Training at 13,000 places since 2-3 yrs; party claims largest ever such exercise
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The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) had on Sunday announced the number of seats to be contested by its three constituents -- the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish..
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The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) had on Sunday announced the number of seats to be contested by its three constituents -- the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish..
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With the Lok Sabha elections beginning next month, the ruling party in the state plans to challenge the SP-BSP-RLD with help from its allies Suheldev Bharatiya..
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Digvijaya Sigh also said that accepting challenges was his habit. Rumours are around in political circles that Singh might be fielded from either Bhopal or..
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Young India National Coordination Committee, the platform comprising mostly of left-backed outfits, will start its campaign from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh in the..
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According to BJP sources, with Sumalatha candidature as an independent, the saffron party may decide to abstain from elections as was hinted by party state..
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Notification for the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections was issued on Monday, setting in motion the high-voltage electoral battle where the BJP seeks to..
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BJP plans to challenge the SP-BSP-RLD with help from its allies Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) and Apna Dal (S) in Uttar Pradesh. Smaller parties with..
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Accusing the BJP and the Congress of failing to meet the aspirations of the people, Telangana chief ninister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said that he would start a..
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While former BJD leaders Baijayant Panda and Damodar Rout’s joining the BJP was a forgone conclusion, former Union minister Dilip Ray’s potential return to..
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While BJP-ruled central government has made significant progress on some of its promises, a few areas still need special attention.
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State BJP leaders confirmed that Sawant's name has been finalised for the CM post and an official announcement regarding this will be made soon.
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Following the death of Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the decision on who shall be the next Chief Minister of Goa shall be taken by 2 pm on Monday while the..
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Mayawati said the Congress should feel free to contest in all 80 seats in UP and should not spread the rumour of leaving 7 seats for SP-BSP-RLD alliance.
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Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to..
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A pall of gloom descended on the BJP office and hundreds of Parrikar supporters turned emotional when his mortal remains, wrapped in the tricolour, was brought..
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Stepping up the efforts for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the BJP leaders have started sharing videos promoting the party's "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign...
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The BJP will contest 13 seats and AJSU from the Giridih constituency.
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Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari could not secure a consensus between the BJP and its alliance partners in the state.
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Congress staked claim to form the government once again following CM Manohar Parrikar's death on Sunday. With BJP's strength in the assembly down to 12 MLAs, the..
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In a move to show support, members of the Ahir community have backed disqualified Congress MLA Bhaga Barad and threatened to vote against BJP government if the..
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Party plans to wait for Congress's candidate list; confident of winning all 26 seats
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The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Sunday announced the constituency-wise division of seats among its three constituents: BJP, JD(U) and LJP. According to..
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The move made it evident that the BJP is planning to cash in on the popularity of the Chowkidar campaign
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The former Defence Minister was BJP's crisis manager in the coastal state
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Even as most parties have come out against EC's decision to not hold simultaneous Assembly polls, the PDP and BJP prepare to save captured territory
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