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Youth Congress workers distributing food packets. (Photo@IYC)

BJP, Congress youth wings go all-out to outdo other in Covid-19 relief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 08:19 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and the Youth Congress have been flooding the social media platforms with posts regarding their relief activities during the pandemic.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth wing chief and two-term Lok Sabha MP from Mumbai North Central, Poonam Mahajan(HT Photo)
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth wing chief and two-term Lok Sabha MP from Mumbai North Central, Poonam Mahajan(HT Photo)

Pawar trying hard to revive NCP-Cong but it won’t make a difference: Poonam Mahajan

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 08:04 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth wing chief and two-term Lok Sabha MP from Mumbai North Central, Poonam Mahajan, spoke to Kumar Uttam about the party’s prospects.
Poonam Mahajan, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) sitting MP for Mumbai’s North Central constituency, defeated Congress candidate Priya Dutt by a margin of 1,30,005 votes.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Poonam Mahajan, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) sitting MP for Mumbai’s North Central constituency, defeated Congress candidate Priya Dutt by a margin of 1,30,005 votes.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Poonam Mahajan romps to victory against Priya Dutt in Mumbai North Central

Mumbai | By Kailash Korde
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 08:32 AM IST
The contest between the two was expected to be tough but it turned out to be an easy win for Mahajan though her winning margin was lower compared to the 1.86 lakh votes she won in 2014.
BJP leader Poonam Mahajan said Tuesday the party’s youth wing will challenge the Supreme Court order asking its activist Priyanka Sharma to apologise for posting a meme of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
BJP leader Poonam Mahajan said Tuesday the party’s youth wing will challenge the Supreme Court order asking its activist Priyanka Sharma to apologise for posting a meme of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

SC seeking apology for Mamata meme sends ‘wrong message’: Poonam Mahajan

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 06:58 PM IST
The apex court asked Sharma to apologise in writing on her release from jail. It observed freedom of speech ends when it infringes upon the rights of others.
A woman at a polling booth in Sangharsh Nagar at Chandivli on Monday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A woman at a polling booth in Sangharsh Nagar at Chandivli on Monday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- Poonam vs Priya: May be too close to call in North Central Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 06:57 AM IST
Vile Parle, which has a mix of Maharashtrian and Gujarati population, is highly influenced by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) ideology and is a major cultural hub.
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan show ink marks on their fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan show ink marks on their fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai.(REUTERS)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Bollywood stars, politicians queue up as Mumbai goes to polls

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 08:04 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law voted in a polling booth in Juhu as politicians, candidates and industrialists were seen across the city during the fourth round of polling in the Lok Sabha election.
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections.(PTI file photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections.(PTI file photo)

A look at blockbuster fights in Phase 4 of Lok Sabha elections 2019

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 01:15 PM IST
The fourth phase of the seven-phase of general elections will take place on April 29 to choose 72 members of the Lok Sabha across nine states and Union Territories. A look at some of the key contests.
The Congress on Saturday alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Poonam Mahajan has become a wilful defaulter.(Kunal Patil/HT PHOTO)
The Congress on Saturday alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Poonam Mahajan has become a wilful defaulter.(Kunal Patil/HT PHOTO)

Congress calls Poonam Mahajan wilful defaulter; she says dues paid

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 01:48 AM IST
It said there should be a probe into her assets, which rose to Rs108 crore in 2014 from Rs12 crore in 2009, according to election affidavits.
(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

2019 Lok Sabha polls: In Mumbai North Central, it is Priya Dutt versus Poonam Mahajan

Hindustan Times | By Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 12:10 AM IST
Priya Dutt, daughter of the late actor Sunil Dutt who is respected across the country for his social work, is fighting a pitched battle to regain her father’s constituency from Poonam Mahajan, daughter of BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, one of the architects of the party’s growth across the nation.
Poonam Mahajan,38, president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing, and sitting Member of Parliament from Mumbai North-Central seat.(HT Photo)
Poonam Mahajan,38, president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing, and sitting Member of Parliament from Mumbai North-Central seat.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019-‘Among young voters of India, not a Modi wave, but a Tsunami’: Poonam Mahajan

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 09:26 AM IST
The daughter of the late Pramod Mahajan, a BJP leader, is pitted against Congress candidate Priya Dutt (daughter of late Congress leader Sunil Dutt) in the upcoming poll on April 29.
If the BJP really intends to replace the Constitution with the Manusmriti, as is being claimed by many BJP functionaries, has Pankaja considered her double jeopardy in this regard?(HT Photo)
If the BJP really intends to replace the Constitution with the Manusmriti, as is being claimed by many BJP functionaries, has Pankaja considered her double jeopardy in this regard?(HT Photo)

Enfants terribles of new India

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 05:55 AM IST
Pankaja Munde, a state minister, has earned herself an appellation for allegedly inflating bills of nutritious meals provided to children in anganwadis, as also more recently of mobile phones provided to anganwadi workers.

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mumbai MP Poonam Mahajan’s assets dip from Rs108.08 crore to Rs2.2 crore

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 12:34 AM IST
She has individual movable assets worth 1.06 crore, including 75 lakh in cash, bank deposits of 22.02 lakh and insurance policies worth 72.91 lakh
BJP’ s Poonam Mahajan is facing Congress’s Priya Dutt in Lok Sabha elections 2019.(HT file photo)
BJP’ s Poonam Mahajan is facing Congress’s Priya Dutt in Lok Sabha elections 2019.(HT file photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019:Once a political novice, BJP’s Poonam Mahajan has grown steadily

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 03:57 PM IST
BJP’s Poonam Mahajan has also been instrumental in pushing for several infrastructure projects in the Mumbai.
Priya Dutt is in the fray from Mumbai North Central constituency.
Priya Dutt is in the fray from Mumbai North Central constituency.

Women voters, women politicians and gender concerns

UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Giving nomination to two women allows the Congress to crow that it has implemented the 33% reservation for women in electoral politics in Mumbai
Mumbai North Central MP Poonam Mahajan(HT Photo)
Mumbai North Central MP Poonam Mahajan(HT Photo)

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mumbai North Central MP Poonam Mahajan talks about her performance

UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Once my candidature was announced, thousands of voters from the constituency flocked to my office to congratulate me, said Poonam Mahajan, the sitting Mumbai North Central MP and BJP candidate.
Poonam Mahajan, however, said her visit was to seek the “blessings” of Uddhav Thackeray.(HT File Photo)
Poonam Mahajan, however, said her visit was to seek the “blessings” of Uddhav Thackeray.(HT File Photo)

After poll gaffe, Poonam Mahajan meets Uddhav

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Bharitya Janta Party MP Poonam Mahajan rushed to meet Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday after Shiv Sena’s youth wing threatened to boycott the MP’s campaign as Yuva sena chief Aadtiya Thackeray’s photo was missing from her campaign posters.
Polling officers check electronic voting machines (EVM) at an EVM distribution centre in Phase 2, Noida on February 27, 2012.(Burhann Kinu/Hindustan Times)
Polling officers check electronic voting machines (EVM) at an EVM distribution centre in Phase 2, Noida on February 27, 2012.(Burhann Kinu/Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai North Central constituency in Maharashtra never repeats a party

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 05:15 PM IST
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
Priya Dutt was Congress MP from Mumbai North West in 2005 and 2009.(ANI)
Priya Dutt was Congress MP from Mumbai North West in 2005 and 2009.(ANI)

Priya Dutt takes U-turn, decides to contest Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 07:45 PM IST
Priya Dutt, who had been an MP twice said in January that she would not contest elections because she wanted dovote time to her two young sons.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis addresses BJP youth wing workers at Somaiya Ground in Sion, on Sunday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis addresses BJP youth wing workers at Somaiya Ground in Sion, on Sunday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)

Not re-electing PM Modi would be country’s loss, says Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis

Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 08:39 AM IST
The chief minister said the country has accepted the leadership of Modi and so in every election the Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged “number one “
During the campaign, farmers will be informed about a centrally-funded scheme under which organic farming will be promoted among Uttarakhand’’s marginal hill farmers, says a minister.(HT File)
During the campaign, farmers will be informed about a centrally-funded scheme under which organic farming will be promoted among Uttarakhand’’s marginal hill farmers, says a minister.(HT File)

Uttarakhand BJP to woo farmers, youth with eye on Lok Sabha elections

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 04:06 PM IST
As part of its pre-poll campaign Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morch (BJYM) national president Poonam Mahajan would address a meeting of BJYM office bearers on January 29 at Parade Ground in Dehradun.
Two months after tigress T-1, better known as Avni, was put down in Maharashtra by hired hunters on suspicions of having turned into a man-eater, the state animal welfare board has decided contract killing of ‘problematic’ animals will no longer be given to recreational or trophy hunters.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Two months after tigress T-1, better known as Avni, was put down in Maharashtra by hired hunters on suspicions of having turned into a man-eater, the state animal welfare board has decided contract killing of ‘problematic’ animals will no longer be given to recreational or trophy hunters.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

After tigress Avni’s death, Maharashtra to stop hiring hunters to kill animals

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 07:47 AM IST
A resolution to this effect was passed by the board of 20 members, chaired by BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, during its meeting last month after advocate and member Ambika Hiranandani raised the issue.
One of India's most high-profile tiger hunts in decades ended November 2, 2018, when the mother of two 10-month old cubs — known to hunters as T1 but Avni to wildlife lovers — was shot dead in the jungles of Maharashtra, after being suspected of becoming a man-eater.(AFP)
One of India's most high-profile tiger hunts in decades ended November 2, 2018, when the mother of two 10-month old cubs — known to hunters as T1 but Avni to wildlife lovers — was shot dead in the jungles of Maharashtra, after being suspected of becoming a man-eater.(AFP)

After tigress Avni’s death, Maharashtra to stop hiring hunters to kill ‘problematic’ animals

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 12:42 AM IST
A resolution to this effect was passed by the state animal welfare board, chaired by BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, during its meeting last month
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha chief Poonam Mahajan (pictured) said Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had once expressed concern in Parliament over the presence of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in West Bengal during Left rule in the state.(PTI)
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha chief Poonam Mahajan (pictured) said Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had once expressed concern in Parliament over the presence of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in West Bengal during Left rule in the state.(PTI)

BJP dubs Mamata Banerjee ‘U-turn didi’ for changing stand on NRC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Corredpondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 10:34 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha chief Poonam Mahajan said BJP president Amit Shah’s rally in Kolkata on August 11 will ‘expose’ West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s ‘U-turn’ on the issue of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
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