Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)


  • A. G. Noorani 2019/03/18

    By A. G. Noorani

    Kashmir matters, and Kashmiris too

    TEHRAN- Relations between India and Pakistan have nosedived since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. If anyone thought that he would make up the loss by a conciliatory policy towards Kashmiris, they were mistaken. It was never part of his agenda. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) would have none of it. The game is to accuse dissent within Kashmir as a movement that is Pakistani sponsored, and ruthlessly crush it.

  • Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers 2019-03-12 09:58

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers

    TEHRAN _ Battle lines are drawn and countdown has virtually begun for the biggest electoral showdown on the earth – the elections for India’s parliament – scheduled in April.

  • Modi 2019-02-04 23:22

    Modi visits Kashmir amid complete shutdown

    First time since his Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of the coalition government in Indian controlled Kashmir late last year, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the conflict-torn region on Sunday.

  • India election 2019-02-04 23:20

    India elections: Congress seeks to dislodge Modi’s BJP from power

    It’s the election season again in India and preparations are in full swing to woo voters with attractive manifestos and catchy slogans.

  • Modi-Trump 2019-01-05 23:15

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Stung by ‘library’ remark, India lists Afghan projects to “educate” Trump

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump has become famously infamous for his eccentricity, grandiloquence, and off-the-cuff statements devoid of logic and lucidity. On the receiving end have been both friends and foes.

  • India mission in space 2018-12-29 21:30

    Indian mission off to space by 2022

    TEHRAN - India looks all set to send astronauts to space by 2022 in its ambitious space program, which got a major boost this week with BJP government approving budget for it.

  • Kashmir 2018-12-19 19:58

    Conflict-torn Kashmir set for president's rule

    TEHRAN - As the governor's rule comes to an end in Indian-controlled-Kashmir on Wednesday, the region reeling under violence is set to come under President’s rule from Thursday.

  • Rafale 2018-12-18 09:36

    Rafale deal ruckus grows louder

    TEHRAN - The political wrangling between India’s two biggest parties – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress – is intensifying over Rafale deal controversy.

  • president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti 2018-12-16 09:58

    Total distrust between Kashmir and Delhi

    TEHRAN - The former chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti claims that there is total distrust and disconnect between people of Kashmir and New Delhi.

  • Sanjay Hegde 2018-12-16 09:53

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Election results in India show huge drop in support for BJP and revival for Congress

    TEHRAN - The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India suffered a major setback last week after losing three key states to the main opposition party Indian National Congress (INC).

  • Modi 2018-12-13 11:27

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India Elections: Modi’s party suffers big setback, loses key states

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India suffered a major setback on Tuesday after losing three key states to Indian National Congress (INC), the main opposition party, in state elections. Congress is all set to form governments in Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

  • M J Akbar, the deputy foreign minister of India 2018-10-13 22:04

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    MeToo movement grips India, Minister among those in the line of fire

    TEHRAN - India has got its own Harvey Weinstein moment with a number of female journalists breaking their silence and accusing a journalist-turned-politician of sexual harassment.