The hill state has alternately elected Congress and BJP
governments since 1985.
The Narendra Modi-led BJP
won an absolute majority and went on to form the government at the centre.
national president Amit Shah has appointed MP Nalin Kumar Kateel state president of Karnataka BJP
's successes today are possible because greats like him spent decades building the party and providing a fresh ideological narrative to the people," Modi tweeted.
Jitendra Choudhury: The demolition of Lenin statues in parts of Tripura after polls in which the BJP
won with a thumping majority, was unprecedented and uncalled for.
The God's own land - Kerala is proving too tough for an outsider squad, with both air and water there not suitable for brainstorming warfare of BJP
against the Left.
After three BJP
spokespersons appeared on various television channels discussing the farmers' agitation in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, BJP
's national media in- charge Anil Baluni pulled up the leaders and categorically told them from discussing such issues " without proper knowledge" of the subject.
He will be assisted in the Defence Ministry by Gurgaon MP, recently imported by the BJP
from the Congress, Rao Inderjit Singh as Minister of State.
We have appealed to recognise KJP legislators as BJP
legislators and provide them seats in the House along with BJP
group," the Deccan Herald quoted Yeddyurappa.
According to the latest reports, Bihar BJP
chief Mangal Pandey and senior party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad were also arrested during the protest.
In the national capital as part of a BJP
delegation from Bihar to meet party president Rajnath Singh over the issue, Giriraj Singh slammed Kumar, describing the JD-U leader's attack on Modi as unacceptable.
It was the day that the Indian National Congress scored a resounding victory in the Parliamentary elections, defeating the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP
) and its governing coalition.