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Kejriwal backs Jung, says Lt Governor is good man with bad political bosses

Kejriwal backs Jung, says Lt Governor is good man with bad pol...

A day after a Bharatiya Janata Party MP demanded his removal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surprisingly came out in defence of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, saying he was just following directives of the Prime Minister’s Office and that he is a good man with bad political bosses. Notwithstanding his confrontation with the Lt Governor over a number of contentious issues, Kejriwal said Jung’s removal will not help as the “real solution” lies in the Prime Minister’s ..., 1 week ago

BJP fields just 2 Muslim candidates in Bihar polls

Contrary to expectations abound in political circles in Bihar that the Bharatiya Janata Party would give tickets to more Muslim candidates to contest the upcoming assembly polls, the saffron party has fielded only two Muslim candidates so far. The BJP has, so far, released the names of 153 candidates running for the 160 seats being contested by the party. In the first list released last week, the BJP had not fielded any Muslim candidates. However, in the second list, released on Saturday night, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Bihar polls: BJP to contest 160 seats, allies to fight from 83  Rediff.com1 month ago Bihar polls: BJP turns to 'lucky' chariots for Parivartan Yatra  Rediff.com1 month ago BJP rolls out 160 raths to propel Bihar poll campaign  Rediff.com2 months ago

BJP weaves magic in Bengaluru's civic polls, PM tweets hat trick

In a hat-trick of sorts for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the civic polls across the country, the party on Tuesday won control of the IT city’s civic body for a second term in the bitterly fought elections, with the outcome coming as a setback to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Upsetting Congress plans to wrest control of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike council with an all out offensive, BJP won 100 wards out of 198, as the results were declared on Tuesday by the State Election ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Amid Vyapam heat, BJP sweeps Madhya Pradesh civic body polls  Rediff.com1 month ago

Man who has the third most important job in the government

Bharatiya Janata Party’s M Venkaiah Naidu is proud of the fact that he never speaks to reporters off-the-record. He has a bluff, hearty, no-nonsense style -- that can be misunderstood. Archis Mohan reports M Venkaiah Naidu is the only person in the Bharatiya Janata Party who became president of the party, resigned from the post and later accepted the post of vice-president: In a typical Venkaiah-ism he called it a de-promotion. For reporters covering the urban development and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'My becoming CM proved that Dalits are not weak'

  Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance in Bihar that is determined to oust Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ally Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal in the state assembly polls in October-November. The 70-year-old soft-spoken Mahadalit leader, who has established himself as a political force in the last one and half years after he became the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Senior BJP leader slams Modi for working with G4 to bag UNSC seat

Even as PM Narendra Modi hosted leaders of G4 countries (Brazil, Germany and Japan) in New York, Bharatiya Janata Party’s senior leader and former Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha strongly critiqued the PM’s G4 policy to bag a permanent seat at the United Nation’s Security Council. In a stinging criticism of Modi, Sinha speaking to Karan Thapar on India Today, said the G-4 approach of “begging” was “demeaning”. Rather, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago 'Modi sarkar's communal agenda is a threat to our country'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago PM Modi now says Biharis most intelligent  Rediff.com1 month ago PM hits out at Nitish, asks people to get rid of 'arrogant politician'  Rediff.com1 month ago

AAP suspends two Punjab MPs for anti-party activities

Cracking the whip on dissidents, AAP on Saturday suspended two of its Punjab MPs -- Dharamvira Gandhi, who had supported expelled leader Yogendra Yadav, and Harinder Singh Khalsa -- for anti-party activities and alleged that they had joined hands with ruling ...
 DNA1 month ago AAP suspends two MPs in Punjab for anti-party activities  Rediff.com1 month ago

SUVs vroom in as poll bugle is sounded in Bihar

Ticket aspirants from across Bihar are driving down in Sports Utility Vehicles to the party offices and official bungalows of party supremos. M I Khan reports. The number of Sports Utility Vehicles lined up outside the official bungalows of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal supreme Lalu Prasad Yadav is growing by the day. With latest pre-poll surveys giving a clear edge to the grand alliance of Janata Dal-United-RJD-Congress, election ticket seekers have been ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Senior Congress leaders reject Rahul's agitational approach

The Congress party is riven by four different approaches to an issue: the Sonia Gandhi way, the Rahul Gandhi method, Lok Sabha MPs’ tactic, and Rajya Sabha MPs’ style, reports R Rajagopalan. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s resounding victory in Madhya Pradesh civic polls is an-eye opener for the Congress,” said a senior Congress leader from the state, interpreting the verdict to mean that the Vyapam campaign by the Congress has not jelled with voters.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Is Mulayam Singh really angry with Akhilesh Yadav?

The 75-year-old Samajwadi Party patriarch, Mulayam Singh Yadav, has been publicly rebuking the 42-year-old Uttar Pradesh chief minister who also happens to be his son. Is the public display of anger for real? Or is it just a way of fooling the public? Sudhir Bisht spoke with some keen observers of politics in UP to find out what they feel about Netaji’s anger. Mulayam Singh Yadav, the three-time chief minister and one-time Union defence minister, is clearly on the offensive when it comes ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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