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Why Indian politics will not get cleaned up

Why Indian politics will not get cleaned up

'Narendra Modi said, "No criminal accused will dare to fight polls. Who says that the cleaning cannot happen? I have come to cleanse politics".''Yogi Adityanath was bodily lifted from Parliament and airdropped into Lucknow as chief minister of UP. The great saint had admitted to facing several criminal charges in his own affidavit for his candidature in the 2014 Parliamentary election,' says Vir Sanghvi.   One of the more ironic passages in Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and ..., 1 month ago

3 reasons that endeared Yogi Adityanath to Shah-Modi

If Modi and Shah did not project Adityanath as CM, it was out of expediency, says Radhika Ramaseshan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to pull off surprises. Yet, except for a clique which looks up to Amit Shah, the Bharatiya Janata Party president, as its patron, the rest of the party was stumped when Yogi Adityanath was declared the Uttar Pradesh chief minister on March 18. Even Shah’s inner circle received the news in bits and pieces, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

RSS red flag spoiled Manoj Sinhas chances at becoming UP CM

A red flag from RSS, BJPs ideological mentor, spoiled telecom minister Manoj Sinhas chances at becoming the Uttar Pradesh chief minister.BJPs 312 MLAs elected Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his elevation as the chief minister.As a tug of war played out between the contendersin Lucknow and DelhiBJP sources claimed that Sinha was edged out of the race much before it was claimed. Deliberations between the top BJP and RSS leaders after Holi saw him ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Middle ground: why Manoj Sinha looks likely to be BJP's choice for UP CM  catchnews.com2 months ago Amidst speculations, Manoj Sinha denies being in the race for UP CM  DNA2 months ago 'What rubbish': Rajnath on reports of being in UP CM race  Rediff.com2 months ago

Corridors of power abuzz with speculation over next UP CM

A day before the BJP’s 312 newly elected MLAs are to meet in Lucknow, speculation was rife in the corridors of Parliament over who would be the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. All eyes were on the possible contenders for the post. Confronted with ...
 DNA2 months ago UP BJP MLAs to meet on Mar 18; may elect their leader  Deccan Herald2 months ago UP BJP MLAs to meet on March 18, may elect leader  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago 'This is not a BJP victory'  Rediff.com2 months ago

UP BJP legislature party likely to decide CM candidate on Thursday

Uttar Pradesh BJP legislature party is likely to meet here on March 16 to decide who would be the next chief minister of the key Hindi heartland state, days after the party's landslide victory. The saffron party is set to return to power in the state after a ...
 DNA2 months ago BJP likely to elect new UP CM on March 16  Rediff.com2 months ago BJP likely to elect UP CM on March 18  Rediff.com2 months ago

Rajnath's security staff does a recce of UP CM's house

OK, then... Home minister Rajnath Singh's staff does a recce at the UP CM's official residence. CNN News18 says security staff have visited his house. Rajnath Singh is frontrunner for the CM's post and is among the party's most-senior leaders from UP. The names of several probables, including Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who had led the BJP government in the state in the past, were doing the rounds at the state party office. Though Singh, 65, is still regarded as a good choice for ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Seven contenders for CM's post

With the massive victory in the Assembly elections, the race for the post of chief minister of India's biggest state has begun in the saffron party. Though the BJP had not projected any face in the state, there seems to be as many as seven contenders for the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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