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Category Archives: Political

N D Tiwari approaches BJP for a ticket for his son

Uttarakhand BJP is out to pull a big surprise. It is said to have decided to oblige veteran Congress leader and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand N D Tiwari. The latter is said to have approached the BJP for a Kumaon ticket for his son Rohit Shekhar….

Lalu’s end of days is on

Lalu Yadav is said to be sulking these days. After making him sit on the ground with other people on the occasion of Guru Parv held in Patna recently to celebrate the birth centenary of saint-soldier Guru Govind Singh, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is said to have rejected his choices…

Congress clips PK’s wings

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, aka PK, and his team are said to have vacated the office given to them in April last year in the UP Congress headquarters in Lucknow.“We have not even seen his team members for the past 15 days. They were brought by the party high-command and…

Lalu not allowed to sit with PM and Nitish

RJD chief Lalu Prasad was not given a seat on the dais along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during Thursday’s function to wrap up Prakash Parv celebrations in Patna. While this has drawn flak from Grand Alliance partners RJD and Congress, the incident shows how…

Congis compete for boxing matches by blowing one another

  Congress events in Haryana these days are always marked by a street fight between supporters of Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Ashok Tanwar. The Congress protest against the Centre’s demonetisation decision turned ugly on Friday in Bhiwani, Fatehabad, and Gurgaon as party men indulged in fistfights. The clashes came days…

Maneka’s advice to Smriti

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi is known for her artistic bent of mind. She is a frequent visitor to arts and crafts exhibitions. On the basis of her experience and knowledge, she is learnt to have tendered a few ideas on the matter to her Cabinet colleague Smriti Irani. In a…

Opinion poll gives BJP an edge in UP

India Today-Axis opinion poll has given BJP 206-216 seats in the UP state election.  In a poll survey conducted between October and December last year, voters gave a thumping mandate to BJP with its vote share increasing from 31 percent in October to 33 percent in December, a clear indication…

Congress in dilemma everywhere

Congress is facing an alliance dilemma everywhere and not only in UP. The party is said to be in two minds on entering into an alliance in Goa as well. Those in the know say general secretary in-charge Digvijaya Singh is said to be pushing for a Bihar-style grand alliance…

Mayawati discovers her inner goodness

Investigations into the source of the BSP’s large deposits of old currency notes post demonetisation have made Mayawati realize her inner goodness. Of late, she has been at her affable best in her attitude towards the media. Mayawati has started interacting with the press more frequently and is a gracious…

A story of opposition unity

The attendance at JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav’s residence on the late Charan Singh’s birthday tells its own story of the unity of opposition parties. Yadav invited representatives from all parties to attend the release of the Hindi translation of US professor Paul Brass’s book on Charan Singh. The Congress was…

Is Sasikala trying to protect former TN CS?

New AIADMK general secretary Sasikala reportedly suspects a conspiracy by the Central government in ordering Income-Tax raids on state chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s office and home, although CM O Panneerselvam is silent on the raids and has appointed a new chief secretary. Rao claims he still holds the…

Party with a difference does the same thing

The BJP party office on Ashoka Road wore a festive look on Thursday with the entire area decorated with huge banners, with prominent pictures of party vice-president Shyam Jaju. It was Jaju’s birthday and. And since MCD elections are due in a few months, everyone wanting to contest the elections…

Capt and Kejri again at each other

  A fresh Twitter war has broken out between Arvind Kejriwal and Captain Amarinder Singh. A month ago they had traded barbs and challenged each other to a public debate on the social media. It all started when the Punjab Congress chief tweeted that Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh’s nomination from…

Congress quaked by indecision

  Congress party general secretary in charge of Gujarat Gurudas Kamat is said to be annoyed with Rahul Gandhi and so he went missing when the latter visited Mehsana in Gujarat last week. Kamat’s annoyance stems from Rahul promoting his arch-rival in Maharashtra, Sanjay Nirupam. Mukul Wasnik, who has nothing…

BJP makes PM”s Lucknow rally a prestige issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled rally in Lucknow on January 2 seems to have become a prestige issue for the ruling party BJP. Those who are seeking party tickets to contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections have been asked to gather as many people as possible to attend the rally….

Nadda’s probe order a gimmick or reality?

On May 23, Union Health Minister J P Nadda ordered an investigation by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and promised appropriate action after an NGO found toxins in bread products manufactured by major multinational and domestic companies. Seven months later, in response to a Right to…

Sheila trashes Rahul’s allegations against PM

Even as Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has sought to trigger an ‘earthquake’ by alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as Gujarat Chief Minister, received money from the Sahara and Birla groups, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has questioned the “authenticity” of the purported Sahara “diary”. Among the alleged “payment…