Doubling Farmers' Income, Ram Temple: Highlights From BJP's Manifesto
08.04.19 - TEAM PT

The Bharatiya Janata Party, three days ahead of the start of 2019 Lok Sabha polls on April 11; released its manifesto for general election 2019. With the tag line "Phir Ek Bar, Modi Sarkar,” top BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief ...

Former bureaucrats in an open letter slam Modi, call for Yogi's resignation
22.12.18 - TEAM PT

IN A SHARP criticism of the Uttar Pradesh government over 80 retired bureaucrats on Tuesday in an open letter, said the death of a cop in the Bulandshahr incident was a killing with intent and a murder most foul that amplifies the lawlessness in Uttar ...

Setback to BJP in West Bengal; Calcutta HC cancels order allowing Rath Yatra

A DIVISION BENCH of the Calcutta High Court Friday quashed a single bench order that had allowed BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ in West Bengal and asked it to hear the case afresh to consider intelligence inputs by state agencies.

The bench comprising Chief Justice Debasish Kargupta and ...

Narasimha Rao was first BJP prime minister, Vajpayee the last Congress PM: Mani

YOU CAN KEEP Mani Shankar Aiyar away from power or office, even from 10, Janpath, but you can't keep him away from controversy and books.

On Tuesday, the irrepressible Mani Shankar Aiyar, who once referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 'neech aadmi' and before that ...

Car, bike owners not starving, can pay more for petrol: BJP minister
16.09.17 - TEAM PT

Bureacrat-turned-Union Minister KJ Alphons on Saturday yet again stoked a controversy when he said that people who own bikes and cars are not starving and can afford to pay higher prices for fuel.
Speaking to media at the Kerala state capital, Alphons said the Union government ...

Smriti Irani on RaGa's speech: A failed dynast talked about his failed political journey
Rahul Gandhi’s UC Berkeley Address
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

Union Minister Smriti Irani hit out at Rahul Gandhi’s statements at University of California, Berkeley, calling him a "failed dynast” who chose to speak about his "failed political journeys in the United States of America”. Tearing into his statements on dynasty politics, Smriti Irani said ...

BJP leader halts ambulance for 30 minutes, delay leads to death of patient
07.08.17 - team pt

A patient, who was being taken to a hospital, died after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader stopped the ambulance after it hit his vehicle.
The incident took place in Fatehabad district of Haryana. According to news agency ANI, BJP Leader Darshan Nagpal chased an ambulance ...

Venkaiah Naidu is BJP's Vice President candidate
17.07.17 - PT BUREAU

Springing a surprise, the BJP announced Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu as its nominee for Vice President, further proof that the party plans to further expand south-wards.

It is not clear how enthusiastic Naidu, 68, is for the new assignment, but India is very likely to have ...

No probe into Sahara diaries case against PM Modi: Supreme Court
11.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today rejected a probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries, which Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has used to allege that Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted kickbacks from corporate houses during his time as Gujarat Chief Minister.
The purported diaries were recovered from the business house ...

Customers won’t have to pay transaction fees at petrol pumps, assures govt
09.01.17 - TEAM PT

Credit and debit cards will continue to be accepted at petrol pumps even after January 13 without customers having to pay transaction charges, the government said on Monday.

Banks and oil companies are in discussions as to who should bear these charges, it said a day ...

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj booked for ‘population control’ remark; EC seeks report
07.01.17 - TEAM PT

An FIR has been filed against controversial Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday for his remark on population control. Earlier on Friday in Meerut, Sakshi, in a veiled attack on the Muslim community, blamed them for the population explosion in the country.
He ...




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