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The azan chanting competition will be held for the school going Muslim students from South Mumbai, said Sakpal. (HT Photo)

‘Messing up Hindutva’: BJP on Sena leader’s azan chanting competition

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:26 PM IST
Hitting out at the Sena, its former ally, the BJP accused it of having given up on Hindutva advocated by late Bal Thackeray for the sake of vote bank politics.
BJP working president JP Nadda arrives for his press conference at BJP headquarter, in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
BJP working president JP Nadda arrives for his press conference at BJP headquarter, in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Citizenship Act, NRC will be implemented, says BJP’s working president Nadda

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 06:25 AM IST
Nadda made these remarks here after meeting Sikh refugees from Afghanistan, who under the amended act will become Indian citizens. He also slammed the opposition for protesting against the new legislation.
There is a deep churning that has gripped the Muslim community over the BJP coming back to power.(HT FIle)
There is a deep churning that has gripped the Muslim community over the BJP coming back to power.(HT FIle)

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: Muslim vote bank politics leads to Hindu consolidation in UP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By M Tariq Khan, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 11:09 AM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, from ‘muscular Hindutva nationalism’ highlighting how the ‘green virus’ was a threat to security and how it had retaliated and silenced Pakistan post-Pulwama attack to the debate of “Ali vs Bajrangbali”, BJP leaders used the narrative to arouse religious passions. The strategy seems to have paid off.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Bhopal, Pragya Thakur, who faces terror charges, represents women who have been at the receiving end of mindless atrocities and injustices and also the “decades-old struggle against vote bank politics”, according to Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.(PTI)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Bhopal, Pragya Thakur, who faces terror charges, represents women who have been at the receiving end of mindless atrocities and injustices and also the “decades-old struggle against vote bank politics”, according to Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.(PTI)

‘Pragya Thakur represents struggle against vote bank politics’: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 07:31 AM IST
“The younger generation is increasingly less inclined towards identity politics, one reason why, according to him, the BJP will win the Lok Sabha elections,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Bihar’s Araria on Saturday.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Bihar’s Araria on Saturday.(ANI)

In Bihar, PM Modi talks ‘vote bhakti’ and ‘desh bhakti’ in fresh attack on Congress

Araria, Bihar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 02:31 PM IST
At a public rally in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country has two types of politics centred around ‘vote bhakti’ (devotion to votes) and ‘desh bhakti’ (devotion to the nation).
With this decision, Rahul Gandhi becomes the third member of the Gandhi family to select a second seat from south India.(PTI file photo)
With this decision, Rahul Gandhi becomes the third member of the Gandhi family to select a second seat from south India.(PTI file photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Fear of losing’: Amit Shah jabs Rahul Gandhi over Wayanad seat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 06:51 PM IST
Pressure had been building on Rahul Gandhi to contest from south India, apart from Amethi, to boost the morale of the cadre.
At least 4,000 people were present at the VHP rally organised in the city on Sunday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
At least 4,000 people were present at the VHP rally organised in the city on Sunday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

VHP rakes up Ram temple issue in Pune rally; targets BJP on vote bank politics

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 02:28 PM IST
MP Anil Shirole says BJP completely supports the construction of the temple
PM Narendra Modi said KCR had promised to turn Nizamabad into a smart city, but that hasn’t happened.(ANI/Twitter)
PM Narendra Modi said KCR had promised to turn Nizamabad into a smart city, but that hasn’t happened.(ANI/Twitter)

‘KCR should go to London and stay there for 5 years’: PM Modi at Nizamabad

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 02:07 PM IST
Telangana assembly polls 2018: Addressing an election rally in Nizamabad, PM Narendra Modi said both Congress and TRS believe in dynastic politics, appease minorities, believe in vote bank politics, and do not have internal democracy.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Hindustan Purvodyay 2018.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Hindustan Purvodyay 2018.

Hindustan Purvodyay 2018: Rise in fuel prices due to global factors, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 09:18 PM IST

Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi and other personalities are presenting their views on development in India’s eastern states.Here are the highlights

Naqvi made the remarks after laying the foundation stone of the first world-class educational institute for the poor, backward and minorities in Kohrapipli village in Alwar district of Rajasthan.(PTI File Photo)
Naqvi made the remarks after laying the foundation stone of the first world-class educational institute for the poor, backward and minorities in Kohrapipli village in Alwar district of Rajasthan.(PTI File Photo)

PM Modi removed ‘termite of corruption’ to ensure inclusive growth, says Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Alwar (Rajasthan) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2018 02:46 PM IST
The Prime Minister has worked with commitment to “inclusive growth” without any discrimination and he did not allow vote bank politics to dominate “our determination for development”, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.
Addressing a public meeting at Kankroli in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan to flag off chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, BJP president Amit Shah said the Congress should clarify its stand on the NRC(PTI)
Addressing a public meeting at Kankroli in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan to flag off chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, BJP president Amit Shah said the Congress should clarify its stand on the NRC(PTI)

Congress playing vote bank politics on NRC, will ensure illegal Bangladeshis are identified: Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, Kankroli (Rajasthan) | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 08:35 PM IST
BJP president Amit Shah put the Congress in his line of fire on Saturday accusing it of playing vote bank politics on the National Register of Citizens issue in Assam, and said the BJP government will ensure that Bangladeshi infiltrators are identified and national security is not compromised.
BJP president Amit Shah speaks at a meeting of Shakthi Kendra Pramukhas in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(PTI)
BJP president Amit Shah speaks at a meeting of Shakthi Kendra Pramukhas in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(PTI)

Congress should apologise for ‘saffron terror’ remarks, says Amit Shah

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 12:05 AM IST
Amit Shah said the Congress started using the term Hindu terror in pursuit of vote bank politics
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