BJP beatable beyond Bengal: Derek O’Brien after TMC’s 4-0 victory in bypolls

After a 4-0 victory in the Bengal Bypolls, which included winning two BJP seats, Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’Brien in an interview to said the big message from the nationwide bypolls is “beyond Bengal, the BJP is beatable.” The NDTV report said Derek also had a sharp message for Congress that…

Piyush Goyal may be Leader of House in Rajya Sabha, Rahul Gandhi may lead Congress in LS

Two crucial posts in the two Houses of Parliament await announcement by BJP and Congress. Sources said BJP may name Piyush Goyal as the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha while Congress will hold a meeting in the next 48 hours to find a replacement for Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who leads the party in Lok Sabha. Top…

At 45, BJP MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami becomes youngest Uttarakhand CM

JP’s Khatima MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami was sworn in as the 11th chief minister of Uttarakhand on Sunday. His oath of office was administered by Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya. Dhami becomes the youngest chief minister of Uttarkhand at the age of 45, succeeding Tirath Singh Rawat who tendered his…

BJP Appoints New Presidents Of Its Assam, Manipur Units

The BJP on Saturday named Bhabesh Kalita and Sharda Devi as presidents of its Assam and Manipur units respectively. The appointments were made by BJP national president JP Nadda and come into immediate effect, party general secretary Arun Singh said in a statement. Mr Kalita, who is a sitting MLA in the Assam assembly,…

High drama during parliamentary panel meet on vaccine development, several BJP MPs walk out

A parliamentary panel meeting on the issue of vaccine development witnessed high drama on Wednesday as several BJP MPs walked out of it asserting that this is not the appropriate time to discuss the vaccine policy, sources said. Scientific Advisor to the government K Vijaya Raghavan, ICMR DG VK Bhargava and…

Nearly 200 BJP workers return to TMC; shave their heads, sprinkle Gangajal to atone

Around 200 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in West Bengal’s Hooghly district returned to the Trinamool Congress after ‘purifying’ themselves with Gangajal. The party workers claimed that it was a mistake to join BJP. They shaved their heads and sprinkled Gangajal to “atone” for their mistake and returned…

MP: 14 cops suspended over security lapse involving BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

HIGHLIGHTS Scindia was travelling from New Delhi to Gwalior on Sunday The police escort mistook someone else’s car for the one ferrying the BJP leader Nine cops from Morena and five from Gwalior have been suspended over the security lapse A security lapse involving BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has led to the…

Don’t believe 3rd or 4th front can challenge BJP in 2024 polls: Prashant Kishor

HIGHLIGHTS Rashtra Manch was founded by Yashwant Sinha in 2018 Sharad Pawar will also host the NCP’s national executive meet on Tuesday I rule out association with any third front gathering: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor Poll strategist Prashant Kishor told India Today that he will not be part of the informal…

Central agencies harassing us, better to align with BJP: Sena MLA to Maha CM Thackeray

Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik in a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked him to align the party with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to save the party members from being harassed by central investigation agencies. Pratap Sarnaik wrote, “My personal opinion is that it is better to be…