Jaswant Singh, a former Army officer, served as external affairs, defence and finance minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's governments from 1998 to 2004.
Tejasvi Surya thanks BJP after the party names him president of its youth wing. He also says Amit Shah has assured him of setting up an NIA branch in Bengaluru soon.
In a tweet after Malviya was retained as IT head in BJP's new team, Swamy accused a PMO official of running fake tweets campaign against him.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said CM Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting, while Maharashtra BJP asserted there was no political angle to it.
The decision, announced by Sukhbir Badal, was taken at Akali Dal core committee meeting. Badal said govt didn't listen to the Akalis in honouring sentiments of farmers.
Rajesh Agrawal will take over as BJP treasurer six years after Piyush Goyal, the last incumbent, was elevated to the Union Cabinet in the first Modi term.
Three leaders from Bengal were Saturday picked for the BJP’s national team of office-bearers. They are Mukul Roy, Anupam Hazra and Raju Bista.
In the organisational reshuffle, J.P. Nadda dropped senior leaders like Muralidhar Rao, Anil Jain, but retained Vasundhara Raje and Raman Singh.
In the latest reshuffle of the party's national office bearers, BJP's Ram Madhav, P Muralidhar Rao, Saroj Pandey and Anil Jain have been replaced with newcomers.
Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput should be elected to MP assembly by 21 October as they have taken oath on 21 April. But election seems unlikely to be held by that time.