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Himachal Pradesh BJP's new chief Rajeev Bindal | @rajeevbindal | Twitter

Former Himachal Pradesh minister Rajeev Bindal named state BJP chief

Bindal will replace Satpal Singh Satti, who has been the state BJP chief for nine years.
File image of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Photo: PTI

Remove GST bottlenecks, boost rural spending among BJP’s 150 suggestions for Budget 2020

BJP leaders met nearly 200 organisations, sectoral representatives and macroeconomists, and made suggestions to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
File image of a BJP supporter at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

BJP ‘struggling’ to find a candidate to take on Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi seat

BJP has released its first list of 57 candidates for the Delhi assembly elections. It includes 4 women, and 11 candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.
Prakash Javdekar

Javadekar blames AAP govt for possible delay in hanging of 16 December gangrape convicts

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the nation would have got justice sooner if the Kejriwal govt had issued notices to the 16 December convicts within a week of the Supreme Court's order.

Bengal is the new UP, the most critical state election in Modi’s second term

The defining state election this time — the one with the greatest bearing on the next Lok Sabha elections — is not UP but West Bengal.
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh

Milk has gold & Amartya Sen is no good — why BJP’s Dilip Ghosh gets away with these & more

Dilip Ghosh joined BJP in 2014 and became Bengal chief in December 2015. He is expected to retain his post when his term ends this year.
The graffiti drawn near the Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology in Bengaluru

Bengaluru’s Srishti institute campus tense after Modi graffiti offends BJP MLA, supporters

The graffiti depicted PM Modi with a finger on his lips, with a caption invoking the ‘sab changa si' comment he made in the US last year.
File image of a BJP supporter at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

BJP formula to beat AAP in Delhi — field MPs who won 2019 Lok Sabha polls by landslide  

Names of candidates for Delhi assembly elections discussed at a meeting include Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, the Northeast Delhi MP, and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel.
File photo of BSP chief Mayawat

Mayawati attacks BJP & Congress over CAA, demands Modi govt bring new law after consensus

BSP chief Mayawati said BJP and Congress were two sides of the same coin, and demanded the Centre withdraw the amended citizenship law.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

JNU is the graveyard of all anti-BJP protests. It was Modi-Shah’s ticket out of CAA mess

BJP has drilled into public consciousness that JNU is ‘anti-national’ and filled with ‘Afzal sympathisers’. The violence on campus hijacked headlines this time too.

On Camera

Sara Ali Khan poses during trailer launch of "Love Aaj Kal" in Mumbai | PTI

‘What does Sara Ali Khan do?’ Wears her third-gen privilege proudly in Bollywood

Her forthcoming film Love Aaj Kal with Imtiaz Ali is proof that Sara Ali Khan isn’t going to wait around for her Karan Johar. She’ll chart her own path.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

Defence

Asif Ghafoor

‘Twitter General’ Asif Ghafoor is no longer Pakistan military’s spokesperson

Asif Ghafoor has been sent to Infantry Division. Major Gen. Babar Iftikhar will be new director general of Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan military’s publicity wing.

Under Modi-Shah, BJP is back to being the Bharatiya ‘Baniya’ Party

BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its protectionist, anti-MNC, technophobic old notions, underlining that strong governments can also be more risk-averse.