Manish Anand

Of tractors and detractors: BJP top brass silent on rally that turned unruly

The silence of senior leaders and top ministers was a departure from the past, when they aired their views on various issues on social media.

18 hours ago

Bengal assembly elections 2021: Amit Shah, JP Nadda to lead BJP's campaign in state

While Shah is likely to lead three rath yatras, Nadda will head two, sources said. They added that route details are being chalked out and the first of the yatras will be flagged off in a few days. 

24 Jan 2021

Tactical retreat for fear of losing ground, with eye on future gains

After three ordinances, PM Modi had announced the intent of the government to allow the legislative intervention to lapse in the face of widespread protests by farmers.

22 Jan 2021

BJP confident of Dushyant Chautala remaining in Haryana govt 

Even as Khattar and the BJP leaders haven’t been able to cut ice with the agitating farmers, the party believes that there’s not much of support for the agitation from Haryana.

14 Jan 2021

Use food security act to double farmers' income, says ex-bureaucrat Siraj Hussain

Putting spot light on 67 per cent of the population being provided wheat and rice at cheaper rates of Rs 2 and Rs 3 per kg respectively, former Union Agriculture secretary Siraj Hussain said.

10 Jan 2021

RSS conclave to discuss economic stress, shape up Budget

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh’s three-day conclave with the heads of the affiliates during January 5-7 in Ahmedabad is likely to set the tone for the Union Budget. 

04 Jan 2021

BJP drafts veterans to deal with challenges arising from farm protest, poll preparations

The BJP has roped in its veterans to shoulder organisational responsibilities in Punjab and Haryana, besides bolstering the party’s reach among Dalits. 

01 Jan 2021

Blunted Article 370 narrative, says BJP on emerging as single-largest party in DCC polls

The BJP has exuded confidence that the party along with independents will be able to take control of about 14 DDC.

23 Dec 2020

MS Golwalkar to Mohan Bhagwat: Late RSS ideologue MG Vaidya worked with its six heads

A father figure within the RSS, most of Vaidya’s family has been working for the outfit. He has left behind his wife Sunanda, five sons, and three daughters.

20 Dec 2020

Suvendu Adhikari to Jyotiraditya Scindia: High-profile hoppers constitute BJP's strategy for power gain

In Bengal, the BJP has been well aware that the party cadre wouldn’t be able to match up with the TMC’s strength and that its best bet lied in political imports.

20 Dec 2020

Eye on assembly polls, BJP finds PM-Kisan scheme a cushion to allay farmers' unrest

Within the government, the stubborn demand of the farmers for repealing the laws, coupled with the threat to choke Delhi by blocking the highways, is being seen as an outright blackmail.

11 Dec 2020

BJP to now have 28 departments, tech adoption on its radar ahead of 2024 polls

To give effect to the twin challenges, the BJP has expanded its departments from 18 to 28, which includes three wings to focus on one each Central scheme with larger people’s participations.

07 Dec 2020

'Delhi Chalo' stir: PM Modi’s sternest test yet with farmers showing no signs of ending agitation

In the previous agitations, the response seemingly had been aligned to the perceived threat to the BJP’s political capital.

06 Dec 2020

PM’s stake in farm laws leave government with little elbow room amid growing protests

Unlike the land ordinances after the government had ceded to some of the demands of opposition and farmers, Modi has gone far ahead in owning up the farm laws calling them as historic reforms.

04 Dec 2020

‘BJP leadership vacuum in Punjab exposed, SAD exit added to NDA’s trouble’

“This protest as of now is largely led by farmers from Punjab. The BJP’s leadership vacuum in Punjab is clearly exposed.

03 Dec 2020