B S Yeddyurappa will the chief minister if the BJP wins the Karnataka assembly elections in 2018. The name of the former chief minister of Karnataka was proposed by Amit Shah, the national president of the BJP.
A major row has been kicked up after it was found that several policemen and politicians had attended the wedding of Dawood Ibrahim’s relative on Monday at Nashik in Maharashtra. The Congress made a claim in which it was stated that senior BJP leader and Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan had attended the marriage.
Cow vigilantism in the name of protection must be condemned and they are not our people, Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari said. The BJP and the Sangh parivaar support the ban on cow slaughter, but not vigilantism in the name of protection, he also said.
It is upto Rajinikanth to join the BJP or not. The doors are however open to him, BJP’s national president Amit Shah said. Speaking to a television channel, Shah said that it was up to the actor to take a decision on the same.
If the BJP decides to nominate Jharkhand Governor, Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate, then the opposition will pitch Meira Kumar, the daughter of Babu Jagjivan Ram. The opposition has also been considering the name of Gopal Krishna Gandhi, the former West Bengal governor and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. The next President of India will be elected in July after the term of Pranab Mukherjee ends.
Both factions of the AIADMK are likely to support the BJP to elect the next President of India. The support of the AIADMK is very crucial for the BJP which is looking to elect its candidate as the next President of India in July. The term of Pranab Mukherjee comes to an end in July following which the Presidential elections will be held.
It is clear that Arvind Kejriwal will not accept the results in the Delhi MCD election 2017 if the BJP sweeps it. The Delhi Chief Minister has already said that he would launch a movement if the MCD exit poll results which have predicted a BJP sweep comes true.
The BJP will get the mandate in the Delhi MCD elections 2017, two opinion pollshave said. While one poll gives the BJP 195 out of 272 seats the other says that the party will bag 179. The Congress was placed at third while Aam Aadmi Party was placed at a distant second. Polling will be held on Sunday.
In a bid to iron out their differences, leaders of the BJP and PDP met in Jammu to find a way out to save the government in Jammu and Kashmir. Ties have soured between the PDP and BJP which runs a rare coalition government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.