Fri, Jan 20, 2017 | updated 01:19 PM IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 20 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan and party's Tamil Nadu chief Tamilisai Soundararajan met Environment Minister Anil Dave here on Friday to discuss the issue of ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 20 (ANI): Ridiculing Samajawadi Party- Congress alliance, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the tie-up would not make any difference in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections, adding that the saffron party would sweep the polls with full majority.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday hailed the resolution passed by the Jammu and Kashmir assembly to bring the Kashmiri Pandits back in the Valley, asserting that the decision would give legitimacy to the Kashmiri Pandits to come back to their home state.

BJP's Vikram Singh violates MCC ahead of UP polls
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 18:58 IST

Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 19(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Fatehpur, Vikram Singh violated the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) ascribed by the Election Commission ahead of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

Srinagar(Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.19(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday extended its support over the petition filed in favour of bringing the Kashmiri Pandits back in the Valley, stating that the action was long overdue and that the exiled groups should also be guaranteed a secured livelihood.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Asserting that there is no chance of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance to win the upcoming elections in the state, Congress' newly-inducted leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said that this time only Punjab and the 'Punjabiat' will succeed in the state.

Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to endorse the necessary activities to be taken into consideration by the state government in Jallikattu issue, assuring that all his sanctions will be supported.

Lambi (Punjab) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday downplayed claims made by Congress state chief Amrinder Singh where he asserted that the SAD-BJP alliance would narrow down to 10-20 seats in the upcoming assembly elections and said that the state has rejected the grand old party numerous times and will do the same in the polls slated to take place next month.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the dubious land deals in the diaries of former engineer-in-chief of Noida, Yadav Singh, indicated a clear case of corruption, adding Uttar Pradesh could not move ahead on the development front courtesy the corrupt Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to announce the candidates for the remaining seats in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting scheduled to take place this evening.

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Taking on the Parkash Singh Badal-led government, Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the grand old party is aiming for two-third majority in the upcoming assembly polls, adding the incumbent Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance will manage to win only 10 to 20 seats.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som was booked for allegedly screening footage from the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots as part of a documentary in the crucial poll-bond Uttar Pradesh, Political parties like Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) took serious exemption on the matter.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday filed a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleging violation of Model Code of Conduct.

Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death in Kannur
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 08:22 IST

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was hacked to death in Kannur district of Kerala last night.

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Dubbing the Congress Party's remarks that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has become the "rubber stamp" of the government as "ridiculous", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that grand old party which, had made the Prime Minister's office a rubber stamp is now talking the same about the RBI governor.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC has said that the joining of former Congress veteran Narayan Dutt Tiwari in the saffron party would add value not only to the party and the cadre but also to the electoral benefits of the BJP in the days to come.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): Dubbing the joining of former Congress leader N.D. Tiwari in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "shocking", Manishi Tiwari, nephew of ND Tiwari, on Wednesday, said that the senior leader is not in proper state of mind and is being controlled by "vested interest."

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Jay Prakash Majumdar who was arrested for allegedly taking money from job seekers has been sent to three days police custody.

New Delhi/Kolkata [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday strongly condemned the Trinamool Congress (TMC) over the Bhangar incident, saying that the state government has some vested interest in the power-grid project.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Rubbishing speculations of him being upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over ticket distribution for the forthcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, MLA Swami Prasad Maurya on Wednesday clarified that there is no unhappiness or dissatisfaction from his side.

Congressman N.D. Tiwari joins BJP
Updated: Jan 18, 2017 12:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Congress veteran Narayan Dutt Tiwari and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party president Amit Shah.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that the Centre is ready to provide security to 'Dangal' child actor Zaira Wasim if the Jammu and Kashmir State government recommends it.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Swami Prasad Maurya on Wednesday expressed unhappiness over distribution of tickets by the saffron party.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Taking a potshot at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for filing complaint against its vice-president Rahul Gandhi, the Congress on Wednesday said that a hand (Congress) can pull a lotus (BJP) out of mud.

Kharagpur (WB) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): After the ongoing protests in West Bengal's Bhangar district took a violent turn, the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged it to be purely the 'inefficiency' of the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress.

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Two days after Zaira Wasim posted an open apology on social media, the BJP-PDP alliance in the state came in support of the 'Dangal' child actor and said that the extremists cannot threaten or blackmail any Kashmiri, adding that such a talent should be nurtured.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Former Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh chief minister and a senior Congress leader, Narayan Dutt Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today.

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday hit out at the Congress Party for demanding the resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel and for their planned protest outside RBI offices, saying that the latter is bereft of any concrete issues to face the ruling BJP government in the centre.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Taking on Congress-Samajawadi Party alliance in upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expressed confidence over sweeping the upcoming election in the state, adding that the alliance will not have an impact on the mindset of people.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): A united opposition on Tuesday dubbed the recent change in the limit of cash withdrawal from ATMs as 'mere politics' and 'fiction' on part of the BJP-led government at the Centre while demanding a white paper from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on the same.