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.com, 1 week ago
N Sundaresha Subramanian explains the challenges authorities face in cleaning the Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi. On an e-rickshaw on the road to Banaras Hindu University, Alka, a third-year student, is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A first-time voter, she thinks Modi is a doer. "Just go to Assi Ghat and see for yourself. The place is completely unrecognisable. It is so clean, and cultural events are held every day," she says. Assi Ghat is the southernmost of the 84 ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to book Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders for alleged violation of the model code by holding a road show in Varanasi without prior permission. The EC, on its part, has sought a detailed report on the issue from state poll authorities. In a complaint to the EC, the Congress alleged that Modi took out the road show in Varanasi from BHU (Banaras Hindu University) "without the necessary permission from the competent ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Modi violated model code by holding Varanasi road show: Cong Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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