12:01 pm Raj Thackeray, chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), unveiled a new flag for their party on Thursday. The flag has the royal seal of the Maratha warrior Shivaji on it. The text compares Shivaji, the seal for Shahaji's son to Pratipada's moon (the first day after the moonless night), admired by the world, reigns for good. '
11:01 am The BJP is likely to pitch a fresh candidate from New Delhi assembly seat against Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. BJP will nominate a fresh candidate against Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi. Sources said it would be replaced by Sunil Yadav, the BJP candidate announced in the list.
08:01 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the speciality of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to conduct the party proceedings peacefully and that is the strength of the party. He told supporters of the saffron camp that the BJP is not here for a short period of time but will "serve Mother India for a long time." The Prime Minister was speaking at the New Delhi BJP headquarters during the congratulatory ceremony of the BJP's new national president, JP Nadda, who was elected unopposed to the party's top organizational position today. "I'm sure it will move forward with its core values under the leadership of JP Nadda Party. BJP may face more difficulty in the future, and we need to be ready.
03:01 pm New Delhi: JP Nadda took over as President of the BJP today, a role that he shared for nearly a year with Home Minister Amit Shah. Nadda, who was considered number three in the ruling party after Premier Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, was elected unopposed because he is the only candidate. Nadda's name was proposed by Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, ex-Chiefs and members of the parliamentary board.
09:01 am New Delhi: The announcement of the Bharatiya Janata Party's next national president (BJP), Amit Shah's successor, is likely to be made on January 20 as the party announced the schedule for election to top post on Friday. Former Union minister JP Nadda, currently the party's working president, is likely to be unopposedly elected to the highest organizational post of BJP. Nadda is scheduled to submit his top post nomination on January 20.
04:01 pm On Friday the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) declared candidates for 57 seats in assembly for the forthcoming Delhi elections. Delhi Assembly elections will be held on February 8 while counting of votes will be conducted on February 11.
11:01 am Mumbai: On Friday the Shiv Sena said it had never used the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj or Indira Gandhi, the late Prime Minister, for political gain. In an editorial in its mouthpiece ' Saamana ' the party made certain observations about gangster Karam Lala, saying that he once headed a Pathan community organization and drew inspiration from Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, who is also called Frontier Gandhi. The leading constituent in the ruling coalition of Maharashtra said that Indira Gandhi had always been revered, who it said had a majestic and powerful personality.
10:01 am Hyderabad: Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan has declared that his Jana Sena Party is entering into an alliance with the BJP and both will be battling together all the upcoming elections and aiming to seize power in Andhra Pradesh by 2024. "Today is a historic announcement day for the BJP-Jana Sena alliance," said Sunil Deodhar, BJP in charge of Andhra Pradesh, at a joint press conference of both party leaders.
04:01 pm Sanjay Raut, the leader of Shiv Sena, claimed on Wednesday that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to go and meet don Karim Lala. Congress leaders Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora tweeted their criticism. Incidentally, Karim Lala operated in Mumbai for more than two decades in smuggling, narcotics, gambling, forced property evictions, and extortion rackets.
04:01 pm New Delhi: Two members of the Congress, Ram Singh Netaji and Vinay Mishra, joined the new Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi on Monday, just weeks ahead of the 8 February assembly elections. They joined AAP in the presence of its national convenor Arvind Kejriwal and party leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh.