New Delhi, Dec 23: The Centre would have much to smile about following the conduct of the district development council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
This was the first electoral exercise post the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K. The participation in the elections were good and the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration welcomed the results and this shows that all want democracy which will ultimately result in development of the Union Territory.
One of the biggest positives was the participation of the Gupkar Alliance post the scrapping of the special status.
New Delhi, Dec 10: For the BJP, the timing of the Rajasthan local body elections could not have been better. The victory came amidst the farmer protests and the BJP has said that the victory was thanks to the votes the party got from the farmers, women and poor.
BJP chief, J P Nadda said that it was thanks to the farmers, women and poor that the party fared so well in Rajasthan. Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar called the victory as a huge endorsement to the farm reforms by the Narendra Modi government.
New Delhi, Dec 05: The BJP put up an impressive show in the GHMC elections, the results of which were declared on Friday.
The BJP ended up in the second place in the elections, while the TRS emerged as the party with most seats. A lot of this credit would go to Bandi Sanjay Kumar, who became the most popular face of the BJP during the campaign. In Telugu, Bandi means vehicle and Sanjay Kumar did manage to drive the BJP to an impressive number in the elections. The BJP ended up with 48 seats.
New Delhi, Nov 10: The BJP is comfortably perched in Madhya Pradesh, which had a by-elections in 28 seats.
The latest Election Commission trends show that the BJP is ahead in 19 of the 28 seats.
The by-elections were necessitated after Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the Congress and joined the BJP. His loyalists too followed suit. The battle is a closely watched one since it is a battle of prestige between Scindia and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Kamal Nath.
New Delhi, Nov 04: A much needed law against Love Jihad will be implemented in four BJP ruled states. Karnataka was the fourth BJP ruled state which said it would enact a law against Love Jihad. The law once enforced would ban religious conversion for the sake of marriage.
If anyone is found guilty then they would be severe and swift punishment. Apart from Karnataka, the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have also said that they would bring in a law against religious conversions for the sake of marriage.
New Delhi, Oct 31: The Jammu and Kashmir police have identified the terrorists behind the killing of a local BJP leader and two of his associates. The police say that the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and the Resistance Front were behind the killings. The police sad that the killers came in an Alto car and opened fire.
The terrorists then fled in the same vehicle. The vehicle has been seized near the Achabal area of Anantnag, Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Range), Vijay Kumar said.
New Delhi, Oct 18: A day after the Congress pitched for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP Saturday dared it to say so in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls and accused it of speaking the language of “separatists”.
Senior BJP leader and Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of practising the politics of “dividing society” for collecting votes ahead of the Bihar polls, which begin from October 28, and asserted that people have supported the government”s move on Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Oct 10: The Bihar Elections 2020 are round the corner and it would be a keenly watched contest. The BJP is contesting the elections with the JD(U) and Nitish Kumar is the chief ministerial candidate.
Another factor this time around is that the elections are being fought amidst a pandemic and the Election Commission of India has put in place strict norms to ensure the safety of all.