Updated on Nov 21, 2017 21:13:15

 

 

National Leaders > BJP

 

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Not looking for huge funds in next Budget : Piyush Goyal

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways does not need huge funds in the next Union Budget as it will focus on monetising its own assets."Earlier, I had suggested that Railways in the coming days would not require huge money the way in it has...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Will phase out diesel locomotive in five years : Piyush Goyal

 Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will completely phase out diesel locomotives in the next five years and will switch to electric locomotives with the focus on increasing speed."We have planned to switch all trains...

21-Nov-2017 Imphal

Ram Nath Kovind in Manipur amid general strike

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Tuesday amid a shutdown called by insurgents that crippled life across Manipur.Schools, government offices and markets were shut. Very few vehicles plied on the roads. However, all flights operated normally.The Coordinating...

20-Nov-2017 Panaji

Smriti Irani draws attention to 'tolerant' government

Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that a minister who can a take a joke on herself is an example that the current government is tolerant.The minister, who was an actor before she started her political career, was referring to the...

20-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

India has put 'Dharma' at the centre of governance : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has put 'Dharma' at the centre of governance. He was addressing the Members of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Advocates Associations, in Hyderabad today. The Acting Chief Justice of Andhra...

20-Nov-2017 Panaji

Cinema is all about love: SRK at IFFI inaugural

Amid the raging "Padmavati" controversy as well as the row over exclusion of two films from a section of the 48th IFFI, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, through a mixture of symbolism and subtlety, spoke of cinema as a balm of love for dissent and a catalyst...

20-Nov-2017 Bhopal

'Padmavati' won't release in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati", which is mired in controversy, will not be released in Madhya Pradesh for "distorting facts", Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced on Monday.Chouhan said that a film which has "distorted...

20-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

BJP announces third list of candidates for Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday came out with its third list of 28 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections.The list includes the sitting MLA and Assembly Speaker Raman Vora, who will contest from the Scheduled Caste (SC) seat of Dasada,...

19-Nov-2017 Itanagar

Arunachal development scenario changed from 2001 : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said the development scenario of Arunachal Pradesh has changed since 2001."The state's development scenario has changed since 2001 with the execution of Trans Arunachal Highway, road connectivity to the remote interior areas,...

19-Nov-2017 Kathua

Dr. Jitendra Singh lays foundation for upgradation road under CRF

Union Minister of State in PMO and Development of North-Eastern, Dr. Jitendra Singh today laid the foundation stone for up-gradation and improvement of Dayalachak to Katal village via Jandi road project falling under the Hiranagar Assembly segment.The road...

18-Nov-2017 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje wants 'necessary changes' made to 'Padmavati'

Amidst growing protest over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie "Padmavati", Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday wrote to the Centre seeking "necessary changes" in the movie before its release, so that "sentiments of any community are not...

18-Nov-2017 Guwahati/Silchar

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Namami Barak festival

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday inaugurated the Namami Barak festival at Silchar, Karimganj and Hailakandi in the state's Barak Valley region.He also announced construction of three new bridges over Barak river and a helipad in the region...

18-Nov-2017 Ghaziabad

Development top priority of UP government : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh will be the compound of development and religious highness, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said here on Saturday.Addressing a public meeting, Adityanath said it is necessary to constitute the municipal boards in tune with state and central government...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Educational bodies must adapt to newer technologies : Ram Nath Kovind

Calling for an "inter-disciplinary" approach to answer the requirements of the future, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said leading educational institutions will need to adapt to the changing technologies.Speaking at the 94th annual convocation of the...

18-Nov-2017 Chennai

Nirmala Sitharaman stokes row after CG firing incident

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday ruffled feathers of political leaders and fishermen organisations with her claim that distanced the Coast Guard from a firing incident off the Rameswaram coast earlier this week in which two fishermen were injured."Where...

18-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Two former PAAS leaders join BJP ahead of mega rally

Hours ahead of a mega rally by the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at Mansa, the Patidar group suffered a blow with two of its former members and group convenors joining the ruling BJP on Saturday.Amrish and Ketan Patel, former aides of PAAS leader Hardik...

18-Nov-2017 Chennai

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India's First Food Security Market

“Twenty20 Kizhakkambalam,” a charity outfit floated by the Kerala based Anna-Kitex Group opens India's First 'BhakshyaSuraksha Market' (Food  Security Market) in KizhakkambalamPanchayath near Kochi. Union Minister, Mr. NitinGadkari inaugurated the new market...

18-Nov-2017 Chennai

'Indian industry to chart out plan to supply for defence'

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday urged the industry to chart out a plan for the next 50 years and work with the armed forces.Speaking at an interactive meeting organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here, Sitharaman said...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

'Aashiqui' fame actor Rahul Roy joins BJP

 Actor Rahul Roy, known for his 1990 romantic film "Aashiqui", on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Vijay Goel.After joining the ruling party, Roy, 49, hailed the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah,...

18-Nov-2017

Narendra Modi 's silence doesn't augur well for India's democracy

Even as camera-friendly and Internet-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi waxes eloquent on his "Beti Padhao Beti Bachao" campaign, the right-wing fringe elements openly threaten a leading actress -- an inspiration and role model for thousands of young Indian...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

India, France agree to cooperate on Indian Ocean Region security

After officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held the first-ever quadrilateral meeting in Manila last week on the security and development of the Indo-Pacific region, India and France on Friday agreed to cooperate on the security architecture of the...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Decision on Parliament's Winter Session soon : Piyush Goyal

The Narendra Modi government is not running away from facing Parliament and it would soon take a call on holding the Winter Session, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday."I don't think there is any situation to run away from Parliament," Goyal said...

17-Nov-2017

PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Thursday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including PMGSY, housing, coal and power. The review meeting, which lasted for about two and a half hours, was attended by top officials from PMO, NITI Aayog and...

17-Nov-2017

French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs calls on PM

Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.He briefed the Prime Minister on recent developments in the bilateral relationship as follow-up to the Prime Minister’s visit to France in June...

17-Nov-2017

We need to focus on Women’s issues : M. Venkaiah Naidu

Receives first copy of Book ‘Journey of Women Law Reforms and The Law Commission of India – Some Insights’ The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we need to focus on women’s issues in the country. He was receiving the first copy of the Book...

17-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Shiv Sena 'donates' for farmers, embarrasses BJP

The Shiv Sena on Friday donated Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister's Farmers Relief Fund to be used for the welfare of the farming community, embarrassing ruling ally the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The development came hours after the Sena sharply attacked...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Kiren Rijiju slams Congress over Rafale deal

Amid the slugfest between ruling BJP and the Congress on the Rafale aircraft deal, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Friday criticised the Congress-led UPA government's "irresponsible" attitude towards strengthening Indian defence forces."Can...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

BJP, government cheer Moody's ratings upgrade

The ruling BJP and the government on Friday cheered US credit ratings agency Moody's upgradation of India's sovereign ratings, with party President Amit Shah and several ministers tweeting that it was a recognition of all the good work done by the NDA."India's...

17-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Devendra Fadnavis dedicates proposed site for Thackeray memorial

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday dedicated a proposed site for a national memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray to mark his fifth death anniversary.The site would come up at the existing Mumbai Mayor's Bungalow at Shivaji Park near the...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors, including roads, housing, coal and power and hoped the advancement of the Union Budget date would lead to further improvement in performance.The review meeting, which...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery