Wednesday, March 3

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BJP likes Saurav Ganguly’s ‘face’ for Bengal elections once again
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BJP likes Saurav Ganguly’s ‘face’ for Bengal elections once again

Today the matter will once again be about the assembly elections in West Bengal. Will start with Bharatiya Janata Party. ‌ BJP high command has won this state by adding to its reputation. For the last few months, PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and party president JP Nadda have made all the efforts in politics, so that they can retain their throne on the power of Bengal. But still, the BJP central high command is feeling that there is a shortage somewhere. Let us tell you what is the lack that still haunts PM Modi and Amit Shah, he is a 'popular face' of Bengal for the assembly elections. Till now the BJP central leadership had placed many Bengali Manoos from Bengal Party President Dilip Ghosh, Shubendra Adhikari from TMC, and BJP MP Babul Supriyo as future CMs but it did not fit the exp...
Son of a BJP MP shot himself with his brother-in-law to trap someone else.
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Son of a BJP MP shot himself with his brother-in-law to trap someone else.

Son of a BJP MP shot himself with his brother-in-law to trap someone else.The shooting of Ayush, the son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore, took place in the early hours of Wednesday. Ayush's brother-in-law Adarsh ​​has revealed that his brother-in-law shot himself. In the police interrogation, Adarsh ​​said that there was a conspiracy to implicate a person, but it was not yet clear who the person was. The police is investigating the entire matter. ADCP North Prachi Singh said that Ayush was returning home after about 2.45 pm. On the way, the miscreants fired on him. The bullet came out penetrating Ayush's right hand. Ayush has been admitted to the Trauma Center in Lucknow. Aayush is currently not in a position to give a statement. After receiving the information that the son was shot, all the ...
BJP leaders to hold meeting over West Bengal Assembly election today
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BJP leaders to hold meeting over West Bengal Assembly election today

The core committee of BJP's West Bengal unit will hold a meeting here in the national capital in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party chief JP Nadda on Wednesday. The committee will discuss election strategy and will also discuss probable candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls of West Bengal. BJP MP Mukul Roy, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, party's West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya, and other top BJP leaders are likely to attend the crucial meeting. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh had on Tuesday said that the core committee of the party will soon declare names of the candidates for the first and second phase of elections in West Bengal. "Core Committee discussed candidates for the first and second phase of the election her...
Arvind Kejriwal blames BJP for Republic Day violence
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Arvind Kejriwal blames BJP for Republic Day violence

Arvind Kejriwal made scathing attacks on the Centre and blamed it for orchestrating the violence on Republic Day at Red Fort during the farmers’ tractor rally. “The entire Red Fort incident was planned by them (BJP). Several people told me that they (protesters) were deliberately shown the wrong path as they did not know their way within Delhi. Those who hoisted the flags were their (BJP) workers. Our farmers can be anything but anti-nationals,” Kejriwal said. Responding to the allegations, Delhi BJP said the CM’s allegations were irresponsible and shameful. Kejriwal alleged that the farmers were continuously agitating because their farms would be taken over by capitalists. “Today, farmers are being tortured all over the country. Water cannons are being used on them and iron nails a...
Former Kerala High Court Judge PN Ravindran joins BJP
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Former Kerala High Court Judge PN Ravindran joins BJP

Former Kerala High Court Judge P N Ravindran on Sunday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Kochi. During the BJP state president K Surendran's 'Vijaya Yathra' at Thripunithura in Kochi, Sitharaman welcomed Ravindran into the party. Earlier in the day, Sitharaman had lashed out at the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government in Kerala over the state budget and accused it of giving all the budget money to the Kerala infrastructure investment fund board (KIIFB). The election for 140-member Kerala Assembly is scheduled to be held in a single phase on April 6. A total of 2,67,88,268 electors will elect the candidates in Kerala for the 15th Legislative Assembly. For Assembly poll 2021, the number of polling booths in Kerala has been e...
Congress-Left-ISF alliance not a threat to BJP in West Bengal, says
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Congress-Left-ISF alliance not a threat to BJP in West Bengal, says

The Congress-Left alliance with Indian Secular Front (ISF) is not a threat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal, said party National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday. "In West Bengal, we are targeting 51 percent voters and therefore we don't care who forms an alliance with whom. We will get 51 percent votes and form a government with a two-thirds majority, "Vijayvargiya told. Talking about All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) possible entry in West Bengal politics, the BJP leader said Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM would not affect his party's vote bank. "Owaisi Ji wanted to enter West Bengal politics on the back of ISF, but now that ISF is part of the left alliance, we will have to see his next move. But it will not damage BJP's vote," Vijayvarg...
‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan formally joins BJP
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‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan formally joins BJP

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malappuram on Thursday in presence of Union Minister RK Singh.\ Sreedharan joined the party during BJP's ongoing Vijaya Yatra led by Kerala BJP Chief K Surendran. "Metro man Sri E Sreedharan joins BJP at Mallapuram in the presence of Union Minister RK Singh during Kerala Vijaya Yatra led by K Surendran," tweeted BJP National General Secretary BL Santhosh. Ahead of Assembly elections in Kerala, former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan on February 18 announced that he will join the BJP. "If BJP comes to power in Kerala, I am ready to become the chief minister. The party has not asked me till now as it is too premature. But if BJP asks me, I am willing to take up the post and show how a state can be run efficien...
When smart cities will be built, rivers cleaned: Akhilesh Yadav asks BJP
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When smart cities will be built, rivers cleaned: Akhilesh Yadav asks BJP

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that BJP should give an answer to the people regarding when will smart cities be built and rivers cleaned. Speaking to the media, Akhilesh Yadav said, "People of UP gave the majority to BJP so that they could work on their 'Sankalp Patra' (resolution) after coming to power. However, when it came to power, the BJP forgot about the Sankalp Patra promised to the public." "BJP should give an answer to the people when will smart cities be built. They took the oath of 'Maa Ganga' to clean the river, but why is it still not clean. They had taken the 'Sankalp' of cleaning all the rivers in the country, but it is not happening," Yadav said. He further said, "The government is saying that it has to accumulate Rs 2.5 lakh crore. The way p...
98 Left workers join BJP ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala
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98 Left workers join BJP ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala

In a major boost to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala ahead of Assembly polls, as many as 98 members of Left parties joined the local unit of BJP in the presence of Union Minister Pralhad Joshi in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. BJP leader VV Rajesh confirmed the news and said the new members who joined the party offered to convert the local Communist Party of India (Marxist) local office to the BJP office. "Today, 98 CPI(M) party members joined BJP under the leadership of Mukul Prabhakaran who was former Gram Panchayat president and CPI(M) area Committee member. Union Minister Pralhad Joshi welcomed them," he said. "The newly joined CPI(M) workers offered their party office to BJP. And we are going to convert the CPI(M) local office to BJP office in the coming days," the BJP ...
Gujarat local body polls: BJP leading in 58 seats, Congress 8
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Gujarat local body polls: BJP leading in 58 seats, Congress 8

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 58 seats in the elections for six municipal corporations in Gujarat, while Congress has maintained a lead in eight seats, as per initial trends. The BJP is leading Jamjodhpur, Thaltej, Vastrapur, Asarwa, Saijpur, Nava Vadaj and Navrangpura wards in the local body polls. On the other hand, Congress is leading in Dariapur and Chandkheda wards, while the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is leading in Behrampura ward. The six civic bodies -- Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, and Jamnagar -- were being ruled by the BJP. The counting of votes in Gujarat local body polls that were held on Sunday, had begun at 9 am on Tuesday. The State Election Commission (SEC) has said an average 46.08 percent turnout was regist...
BJP’s BL Santosh holds meeting of national general secretaries at party headquarter
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BJP’s BL Santosh holds meeting of national general secretaries at party headquarter

A meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called by National General Secretary (Organisation) BL Santosh is underway at the party headquarter here on Saturday. BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda is chairing the meeting of national general secretaries (organisation) of all states, where he will be apprised about the organisational tasks undertaken by the general secretaries in their respective states. "The idea is to take stock of how well prepared we are for the Assembly polls in various states. Along with this, there is special attention given to civic polls and by-polls. We will not let any polls slip through our fingers," said a senior party functionary earlier. With Assembly polls scheduled in West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Puducherry, the BJP is preparing...
Amit Shah said BJP has plans to form governments in Nepal, Sri Lanka: Tripura CM
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Amit Shah said BJP has plans to form governments in Nepal, Sri Lanka: Tripura CM

Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has plans to expand their party in neighbouring countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka. The Tripura CM while addressing the party workers in Agartala recalled a meeting with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was then BJP national president, during his visit to the state and said, "When the home minister was our party chief, while discussion we said that BJP had come to power in several states." "In response, the minister (then BJP chief) said that Nepal and Sri Lanka are still left. He said that we have to expand the party to Sri Lanka and Nepal. We have to win there too," Deb added. Biplab Kumar Deb was addressing the party workers at an event in the state capital of Tripura....
BJP will form next govt in West Bengal, says Dilip Ghosh
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BJP will form next govt in West Bengal, says Dilip Ghosh

Challenging West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee ahead of the state assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday asserted that change will happen and the BJP shall come to power in the state after the elections. "Yes, 'Khela hobe, khela hobe' and 'paribortan hobe' (will play, will play, and will change). Let me tell the brothers of Mamata didi that the BJP will form the government. I know there will be attempts to stop the yatra so I have come to meet you. We will ensure that you are able to cast your votes," Ghosh said while addressing a public meeting at Harirajpur in West Midnapore during 'Paribartan Yatra' from Keshpur to Ghatal. The BJP is organising parivartan yatras in West Bengal as part of...
BJP’s Poriborton Yatra not about changing CM but to build Sonar Bangla, says Amit Shah
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BJP’s Poriborton Yatra not about changing CM but to build Sonar Bangla, says Amit Shah

Ahead of Assembly polls in West Bengal, Union Home Minster Amit Shah on Thursday flagged off the fourth Poriborton Yatra from Cooch Behar and said that this initiative is not about changing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee but to build 'Sonar Bangla'. Addressing a public rally here in Cooch Behar, the Union Home Minister said, "We have started the 4th Poriborton Yatra today from Cooch Behar. TMC says that Bengal is running alright, why do we need Poriborton Yatra? This is not to change a minister or a minor change, this Yatra is to change the situation in Bengal." "This 'Poriborton Yatra' is to free the state from infiltration, unemployment, bomb blasts, and bring a change in the state of farmers in the state. This 'Poriborton Yatra' is a journey towards building Sonar Bangla," he adde...
BJP MP gives zero hour notice in RS demanding inclusion of ‘Gondi’ in Eighth Schedule of Constitution
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BJP MP gives zero hour notice in RS demanding inclusion of ‘Gondi’ in Eighth Schedule of Constitution

Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament (MP) Sampatiya Uikey gave a zero hour notice in the Rajya Sabha and demanded inclusion of 'Gondi' language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. During zero hour, parliamentarians can raise issues of urgent public importance. Members usually give expression to their feelings around noon after the Question Hour. This time has been termed as 'Zero Hour'. The Eighth Schedule of the Constitution currently consists of 22 official languages of India- Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Bodo, Santhali, Maithili and Dogri