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22 April, 2017 10:15 AM Controversy over Ravi Shankar Prasad's `Muslims don't vote for BJP, but govt gave them sanctity` remark

In the recent Assembly Elections, the BJP scored an impressive win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said Muslims do not vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party, but the government has given them "proper sanctity". While speaking at the Mindmine Summit here, Prasad said: “We have got 13 chief ministers 17

19 April, 2017 7:09 AM Centre Clears 3,000 Crores For VVPATs, Vote Machines With Paper Receipts

The government has agreed to release 3,000 crores to buy new electronic voting machines that print a paper receipt for each vote cast. The decision comes as opposition parties have attacked the machines currently in use as being vulnerable to rigging and is expected to be announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley later today. In 2013, the Supreme Court 13

16 April, 2017 8:55 PM PM Narendra Modi calls for big leap on road to development

BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on central ministers and the Bharatiya Janata Party national executive to take a big leap forward in delivering on the promises of the government and party as the pace of achievements in the last three years needed to pick up although his administration had performed better than previous regimes. Delivering 35

16 April, 2017 1:35 PM Live: PM Narendra Modi's Grand Roadshow In Gujarat's Surat

Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Surat, Gujarat, after addressing the concluding session of the two-day BJP National Executive meeting held in Odisha earlier. This is his first visit to Surat after BJP's landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The entire stretch of road from Surat airport to the circuit house has been decked 36

15 April, 2017 7:52 PM BJP’s new ambitious plan: 'Panchayat to Parliament' hegemony

Terming his party’s current winning streak as a milestone rather than the final point in its political journey, BJP chief Amit Shah said that the saffron party’s best is yet to come as he outlined an ambitious plan to capitalise on PM Modi’s popularity to achieve “Panchayat to Parliament” hegemony. BHUBANESWAR: Terming his party's current winning streak 38

15 April, 2017 4:10 PM At national executive meet, BJP dares 'hacking CM' Arvind Kejriwal to hack EVM

BJP today attacked AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the electronic voting machine, saying that he should accept Election Commission's challenge and show how it can be hacked. The BJP today sharpened its attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the electronic voting machine (EVM). At the BJP national executive meet, the party 22

15 April, 2017 2:33 PM Need to be present from Panchayat to Parliament, says BJP at National Executive meeting

A two-day BJP National Executive meeting began in Bhubaneshwar on Saturday, where the main agenda was to increase the party's political footprint and prepare a roadmap for the assembly and Lok Sabha elections in 2019. NEW DELHI: A two-day BJP National Executivemeeting began in Bhubaneshwar on Saturday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party 33

15 April, 2017 9:06 AM BJP national executive meet begins in Bhubaneswar

The party will focus on expanding the party in politically important states like West Bengal and Odisha. The two-day BJP national executive meeting began here on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah expected to underline strategy for a big saffron push in states like Odisha where it has traditionally been weak. A meeting 23

15 April, 2017 7:10 AM BJP's National Executive Meet in Bhubaneswar

The Bharatiya Janata Party is keen on expanding its base in Odisha. This comes after they registered a thumping victory in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections. The party is holding a national executive meet in Bhubaneswar today. Over 300 top BJP delegates, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran leader LK Advani, Amit Shah and 13 other 25

14 April, 2017 7:52 PM Odisha gears up to welcome PM Modi ahead of BJP national executive meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Odisha today to take part in the two-day BJP national executive meeting, where the party is expected to discuss past successes and future plans. Odisha is gearing up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit the state on April 15. PM Modi is scheduled to arrive in Odisha at 3.30 pm and will head straight 25