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Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from the Jayanagar assembly segment, BN Vijayakumar, died here early on Friday, a party official said. He was 60. The two-time lawmaker was in the fray from the same constituency for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections. “Vijaya Kumar was admitted into a nearby hospital after he collapsed on Thursday evening …

Lucknow: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, state unit chief Mahendra Nath Pandey and Organization Secretary Sunil Bansal, will be staying overnight at different villages on Thursday, a party spokesman said on Wednesday. During the stay, which is part of the party’s outreach programme to rural India, as …

Patna: The son of a BJP MP has been arrested in Bihar for consuming liquor in violation of prohibition law. Rahul Kumar, 18, son of Gaya MP Hari Manjhi, was taken into custody from a village near Bodh Gaya along with two friends on Sunday. Gaya Senior Superintendent of Police Garima Malik said he had been …

Patna: Former Union Finance Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha, who has been critical of the BJP-led central government over the past few months, on Saturday declared his separation with the party. He claimed that he was going to launch a nationwide campaign to save the democracy which is under threat in …

Lucknow: Not many people remember Ram Ratan Sharma, not even the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the one who was elected to Lok Sabha on the ticket of Jan Sangh (the erstwhile BJP) and that too at the time when the saffron outfit had just two members in the lower house of the parliament. Sadly, …

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has recently given a piece of advice to PM Narendra Modi over growing controversy on Kathua and Unnao rape case. Singh has asked Modi to start following the advice he had for the former. The former PM in an interview to a leading daily said, “Modi should follow …

Lucknow: Ten candidates of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and one member of their ally Apna Dal on Monday filed their nominations for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council polls, scheduled for April 26. The BJP has named Vijay Bahadur Pathak, Mahendra Singh, Vidya Sagar Sonkar, Mohsin Raza, Sarojini Agarwal, Ashok Kataria, Yashwant Singh, Ashok …

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday released the list of candidates for the upcoming Legislative Council (MLC) elections in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Central Election Committee of the BJP decided the following names for the ensuing Biennial Election to the Legislative Council (MLC) of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar by the Members of Legislative …