Manish Anand

RSS to host three-day film festival

The RSS functionaries under the auspices of Chitra Bharati will host a three-day film festival beginning Monday in New Delhi.

19 Feb 2018

Triple talaq Bill headed for 'noisy death' in Rajya Sabha

Government appears disinclined to send the Bill to Rajya Sabha select committee, as demanded by Congress

18 Feb 2018

Karnataka polls: BJP plans to hard sell achievements of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat governments

BJP is gearing up to step up electioneering with plans to hardsell achievements of the party ruled Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat government, seeking to make all out efforts to wrest power in Karnataka.

13 Feb 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah spells out Mission 110 for Odisha Assembly elections

BJP party chief Amit Shah has spelt out a Mission 110 for Odisha Assembly elections, besides setting eyes on top leaders from the Navin Patnaik headed outfit to ensnare them in the run up to the polls

13 Feb 2018

BJP eyes new faces for Rajya Sabha, may drop Vinay Katiyar

Eying eight Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh in the biennial elections in April, the BJP appears gearing up to deny re-nomination to controversial MP Vinay Katiyar.

11 Feb 2018

BJP mulls clubbing Lok Sabha, 12 state polls

With the states heading for Assembly polls in 2019, the party wants to hold them with the general elections

11 Feb 2018

Angela Merkel enters final stretch in coalition-building marathon

Angela Merkel's conservatives will sit down with their historic centre-left rivals to try and seal a deal to form a government more than four months after legislative elections.

04 Feb 2018

BJP has task cut out in three poll-bound states

Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh are top concerns for the party as they will go to polls ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

04 Feb 2018

Gujarat is Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh is Madhya Pradesh: BJP vice-president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

BJP vice-president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe tells Manish Anand that the party’s scaled-down victory in the Gujarat elections does not mean it will be up against similar challenges in Madhya Pradesh.

04 Feb 2018

Rich MPs must give up salaries to reduce income inequality gap, Varun Gandhi tells Lok Sabha Speaker in letter

The BJP MP has called upon Sumitra Mahajan initiate steps to ensure that the economically better off Parliamentarians give up their salaries, besides freezing compensations to lawmakers.

28 Jan 2018

Niti Aayog wants bigger budget for social sector

Days before Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley spells out what may be the Narendra Modi administration’s last Union Budget before general elections, the Prime Minister’s brains trust has asked tha

28 Jan 2018

Tripura: BJP picks 51 candidates Vs ruling CPI(M)

Seeking to challenge the ruling CPI(M) in its bastion, BJP has finalised 51 candidates in the 60-seat Tripura Assembly and has allied with Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT).

23 Jan 2018

BJP braces for ‘man-to-man’ contest with Manik Sarkar

The BJP is bracing up for “man to man” contest with the Manik Sarkar-led ruling CPI(M) in Tripura.

21 Jan 2018

Four lakh vacancies in government despite tall talk on creating jobs

While the government seeks employment generation from private sector, the Centre itself has over four lakh vacancies in various departments.

21 Jan 2018

Amit Shah sets Mission 150 for BJP in Karnataka

The BJP chief has sought not to go overboard ahead of the Karnataka polls by setting too ambitious target as had been the case with Gujarat.

09 Jan 2018