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Outreach Drive to Address Concerns about CAA begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be conducting 30 rallies across the country to address the concerns raised by the opposition parties over the conflation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the NPR- National Population Register. The first rally in the series of 30 starts today, 3rd ..

Thawar Chand Gehlot appointed as Leader of House for Rajya Sabha

Thawar Chand Gehlot, the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, has been appointed the Leader of the House for the Rajya Sabha. He will replace senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who opted out of the government citing health reasons. Gehlot is an experienced parliamentarian from and a Dalit face of the saffron party. He ..

National People’s Party becomes first Political Outfit from Northeast to get Status of National Party

The ruling National People’s Party (NPP), which is in an alliance with the BJP in Meghalaya, has been granted recognition as a national party by the Election Commission of India (ECI). As per the party’s request, the symbol ‘book’ has been allotted to it. With this, the NPP has become the first party from the ..

Paralympics Games winner Deepa Malik joins BJP

Deepa Malik who is first Indian Paralympics Games winner has joined Bhartiya Janta Party. However, there is no information if she will be fielded in upcoming poll elections. This comes amid intensified election campaigning in India ahead of Lok Sabha polls. BJP has released various lists announcing names of 306 candidates that will contest in Lok ..

Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir has joined the BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party). He is expected to be fielded by the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from one of the 7 seats in Delhi. He joined the party in Delhi in the presence of Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad. He said “I ..

BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha Polls

BJP had released its first list of 184 candidates for ensuing Lok Sabha polls covering 20 states. PM Narendra Modi will contest  Lok Sabha elections again from Varanasi seat while BJP president Amit Shah will fight from Gandhinagar in Gujarat in place of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani. Senior party leaders and Union Ministers Rajnath ..

P Chidambaram authors book ‘Undaunted: Saving Idea of India’

The book titled ‘Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India’ has been authored by former finance minister P Chidambaram, which was recently released by former vice president Hamid Ansari. The book claimed that fear rules the country today and there is a danger that the Constitution will be replaced by a document inspired by Hindutva. According ..

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh awarded Bharat Ratna

On 26th January 2019, President Ramnath Kovind conferred the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, on former President Pranab Mukherjee, along with social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumous), and Assamese musician Bhupen Hazarika (posthumous). Nanaji Deshmukh was a senior RSS leader who also worked for rural development and welfare of farmers, and was considered a ..