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BJP National Executive meeting begins; discussion of elections, Covid on agenda

BJP national executive committee is being held in hybrid format this time New Delhi: BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and others reached NMDC Convention Centre on Sunday morning for the party’s National Executive meeting. The meeting will be held in a hybrid form, meaning that while a few leaders will attend in person,...

After Babul Supriyo, now BJP MLA Krishna Kalyani joins TMC

 Krishna Kalyani had resigned from BJP earlier this month Kolkata: Krishna Kalyani, the BJP MLA from Raiganj in West Bengal, has joined the All India Trinamool Congress, joining the list of leaders who made the switch since the TMC returned to power in the state in the Assembly elections held this year. “We extend a...

‘Aviation fuel cheaper than petrol’: Priyanka Gandhi lashes out at BJP govt

New Delhi: Amid the ever-increasing prices of fuel, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at the central government, saying that petrol and diesel were now more expensive than aviation turbine fuel (ATF). Taking at dig at the government, she said that the BJP government had promised that people wearing ‘hawai chappal’ (slippers) would travel...

2 months after leaving BJP, Babul Supriyo to resign as MP

Now with TMC, Asansol MP Babul Supriyo will submit his resignation to LS Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday   Kolkata: Former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had resigned from BJP and joined TMC, will now formally resign as a Member of Parliament. He will submit his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday,...

BJP declares its national executive committee

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the names of the members of its national executive committee. As per a release by the party, BJP national president JP Nadda appointed membes of NEC, special invitees and permanent invitees. The NEC has 80 members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran leaders LK Advani...

Gujarat: BJP wins 41 of 44 seats of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation

Ahmedabad: The much-awaited results of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation elections are out. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made a clean sweep here, winning 41 out of 44 seats in the capital. The elections had been held on Sunday, October 3. Besides GMC, polls and bypolls had been held for several local bodies in Gujarat. There...

Gujarat: Congress, BJP, AAP to fight it out in Gandhinagar elections on Sunday

Regular elections for Thara and Okha municipalities, by-elections for vacant seats in Ahmedabad, district and taluka panchayats of Gujarat, too, on Sunday Gandhinagar: Several cities of Gujarat will be abuzz with voting activity on Sunday. Elections for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation and Thara and Okha municipalities as well as by-elections to seats lying vacant in...

Haryana: Farmers gherao homes of CM, other BJP MLAs over delayed paddy procurement

The protests in Haryana on Saturday morning got violent Karnal: The protest by farmers in Karnal in Haryana on Saturday turned violent, with police using water cannons to disperse them. The protesting farmers arrived on tractors and gheraoed the house of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. They even broke the barricades outside the residence....

West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar gets Z security

Sukanta Majumdar took over as West Bengal BJP president last week, replacing Dilip Ghosh Kolkata: The Centre has approved Z category security for Sukanta Majumdar, the president of West Bengal BJP. The CISF reportedly received orders from the Ministry of Home Affairs to provide Z security to him. Sukanta Majumdar replaced Dilip Ghosh as the...

Nima Acharya to be first woman Speaker of Gujarat Assembly

Congress supports Nima Acharya’s nomination, but will field Anil Joshiara against BJP’s Jetha Ahir for the post of deputy Speaker   Gandhinagar: Anjar BJP MLA Dr Nima Acharya will be the new Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly. Her nomination by BJP has been supported by the Opposition Congress. Thus, she is all set to...

2022 UP elections: BJP joins hands with Nishad Party

Apna Dal, too, to be part of the BJP-led alliance in the 2022 UP elections   Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has joined hands with Nishad Party and Apna Dal for the Assembly elections next year. The announcement of the alliance ahead of the 2022 UP elections was made by senior BJP leader and...

Gujarat: Want roads in your area to be repaired? Send WhatsApp message

The Gujarat government has announced a campaign for road repair; circulates WhatsApp number for public Gandhinagar: Are the roads in your area or the ones you use in dire need of repairs? All you need to do is send a WhatsApp message to the government. The Gujarat government has launched a new campaign, inviting information...