PM Modi to Interact with BJP Workers from Varanasi on Jan 18

PM Modi to Interact with BJP Workers from Varanasi on Jan 18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with BJP members from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi on January 18, the party said on Saturday. This will be Modi’s first political programme involving party workers after the Election Commission announced the schedule for the elections to five state assemblies, including Uttar Pradesh. Sources said it is likely to be […]

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UP Polls: Will the Exodus of Leaders Hurt the BJP, Or Can It Still Count on Its Caste Arithmetic?

UP Polls: Will the Exodus of Leaders Hurt the BJP, Or Can It Still Count on Its Caste Arithmetic?

Three Uttar Pradesh ministers and 11 MLAs have quit the Bharatiya Janata Party. Most of them are ‘other backward class’ (OBC) leaders. Swami Prasad Maurya, a former minister, is said to have a good hold on Maurya, Kushwaha, Shakya and Saini votes of the state. Another minister who resigned from the BJP is Dara Singh […]

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BJP Central Election Committee's Hybrid Meet Likely at 10am to Pick UP Poll Candidates, PM Modi to Attend

BJP Central Election Committee’s Hybrid Meet Likely at 10am to Pick UP Poll Candidates, PM Modi to Attend

The central election committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to meet at 10am on Thursday at the party headquarters in Delhi to decide its seat strategy for the February-March assembly elections of Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be among those present. For the first time, such a meeting of the […]

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Who Sought to Benefit in Congress from Breach to PM Modi's Security: BJP

Who Sought to Benefit in Congress from Breach to PM Modi’s Security: BJP

Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani cited a ‘sting’ done by a new channel which purportedly showed some Punjab Police officials saying that they informed their superiors about protestors blocking the route of Modi’s carcade but no action was allegedly taken. (File pic/News18) Irani said the then Punjab DGP had given an all-clear message […]

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Punjab Elections 2022: After PM's Security Breach, BJP Leaders to Get More Protection

Punjab Elections 2022: After PM’s Security Breach, BJP Leaders to Get More Protection

Amid the breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security, various leaders of political parties, mainly the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are likely to get security cover in Punjab, considering the threat perception during the state elections. The process of giving security based on threat perception assessment has already started. According to sources, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, […]

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Snippets from UK: Covid Spreads like Wildfire in Britain with over 200,000 New Cases Reported in 24 Hours

Snippets from UK: Booster Timing Critical to Protection against Covid, Says New British Study

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a coronavirus media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. (Photo: AP) From the attempts to restart the stalled India-UK trade talks to the Ferozepur issue being discussed by Punjabis in UK, a roundup of what’s making news at this time. News18.com London Last Updated:January 11, […]

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BJP MLAs from Other States to be Deployed in Every UP District to Support Yogi Adityanath’s Poll Campaign

BJP MLAs from Other States to be Deployed in Every UP District to Support Yogi Adityanath’s Poll Campaign

To ensure Yogi Adityanath returns to power, BJP has strategised to rope in MLAs from neighbouring states of Uttar Pradesh who will lend crucial support to all contestants in the upcoming assembly election. According to sources, one MLA from each neighbouring state of UP will be deployed with every BJP nominee contesting the polls. To […]

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'Vikas' and 'Double Engine Growth' are Good Talking Points. But Mandal and Kamandal Still Define UP Elections

‘Vikas’ and ‘Double Engine Growth’ are Good Talking Points. But Mandal and Kamandal Still Define UP Elections

A phenomenon of competing narratives that started some three decades ago in the mid-1980s, still defines the politics in India’s most populous and politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh. Governments have come and gone, but it’s the Hindutva versus caste identity politics that continues to define the core of politics and electoral outcomes. This is still […]

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BJP Forms ‘Mandir Prakoshth’ to Woo Brahmins Before Polls, Cell to Press State Govts on Benefits for Priests

BJP Forms ‘Mandir Prakoshth’ to Woo Brahmins Before Polls, Cell to Press State Govts on Benefits for Priests

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has established a mandir prakoshth (temple cell) to woo the Brahmin community ahead of the crucial Assembly elections this year and the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. Senior party leaders said the panel, formed after a “suggestion” from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, came into being three months ago to consolidate pandits […]

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Mamata Tells PM about Governor Questioning Bengal Govt Recruitments, Dhankhar Says  CM 'Factually Wrong'

Mamata Tells PM about Governor Questioning Bengal Govt Recruitments, Dhankhar Says CM ‘Factually Wrong’

The protracted standoff between Mamata Banerjee and Jagdeep Dhankhar continues as the West Bengal chief minister told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday that the governor kept asking about “transparency” in recruitments made by the state government. While delivering a fiery note in the presence of PM Modi during the virtual inauguration of the second […]

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