Tag Archives: Bharatiya Janata Party

  • India political activist arrested for selling cow urine to combat virus

    An activist with India's ruling party has been arrested after a volunteer fell ill from drinking cow urine at a party to combat the novel coronavirus, police said Wednesday, as interest grows in home remedies amid the pandemic. ...

  • Stunning defeat for Modi’s party in New Delhi elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies. ...

  • BJP wins in Maharashtra, scouts for ally in Haryana

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party retained its control over Maharashtra on Thursday and was left scouting for an ally to keep hold of Haryana, after the two election races. ...

  • More than half of Indians satisfied with governance: Survey

    Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed. ...

  • ‘Humbled’ Modi suffers defeats ahead of 2019 India polls

    India's ruling party suffered stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, results showed Tuesday, in a big blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before national polls in 2019 ...

  • India cracking down on foreign-funded charities

    India is cracking down on foreign-funded charities after receiving an internal report alleging they are costing the country up to 3 percent of its GDP by rallying communities against polluting industries. ...

  • Sikyong congratulates Modi on landslide victory

    Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration, congratulated Narendra Modi on the Bharatya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the just-concluded general elections in India. ...

  • India all set to count 550 million votes

    The Election Commission is all set to count Friday some 550 million votes cast in the Lok Sabha polls that are widely expected to return the BJP to power, a top official said on Thursday. ...

  • Narendra Modi set to be India’s next PM, exit polls show

    Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is set to become India's next prime minister, four major exit polls showed on Monday, with his opposition party and its allies forecast to sweep to a parliamentary majority. ...

  • India wraps mammoth election on Monday, results on Friday

    India's most bitterly fought national election ended Monday evening, with some 60 percent of the 66 million electorate in three states voting in the 10th and last leg of a contest widely tipped to end a decade of Congress rule. ...