BJP Leaders Mourn Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley's Death
Sunday, August 25, 2019, 9:01 AM
BJP leaders on Saturday mourned the demise of Arun Jaitley, remembering him as a dear colleague, mentor and guide and hailing his contribution to the growth of the party and the nation. BJP president and Union Home-Minister Amit Shah said Jaitley's death was a personal-loss. Jaitley, 66, passed away at the AIIMS here after prolonged illness and is survived by his wife and children.
BJP Has Turned Assam Citizens' List Into Wastepaper: Tarun Gogoi
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 7:55 AM
The Congress-party in Assam has hit-out at the ruling BJP accusing it of turning the NRC into a "wastepaper" for trying to appease its Hindu vote-bank. The accusation comes after Assam CM Sarbananada Sonowal hinted that the government might think of challenging the SC's decision of rejecting the central and Assam government's plea for sample re-verification to find out wrongful inclusions of names.
Biswa Bhusan Harichandan Appointed Governor Of Andhra Pradesh
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 7:35 PM
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an opportunity" and said that he will try to solve some of the contentious issues the state is facing with Odisha. Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, a Jana Sangh leader, was BJP state president in Odisha.