NEW DELHI: The Gujarat elections are just over two months away, and despite admitting that these are ‘crucial’ the Congress has been unable to get its act together. A senior Congress leader from the state said that GST .. Read More

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WHAT AHMED PATEL'S VICTORY IN GUJARAT MEANS FOR BOTH BJP AND CONGRESS

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NEW DELHI: Congress leader Ahmed Patel's victory in the Rajya Sabha elections against all odds is a bad omen for the BJP ahead of the Gujarat assembly elections.

While it has boosted the morale of the Congress w... Read More

AMARNATH YATRA TERROR ATTACK PLAYS OUT IN GUJARAT, EVEN AS BUS DRIVER SALIM GHAFOOR EMERGES A HERO

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NEW DELHI: Patidar leader Hardik Patel, in a series of tweets starting with condolences for the seven Amarnath yatris killed and 16 injured in the attack in Kashmir, has asked the BJP to stop crying about the terror attack an... Read More

WHY MEIRA KUMAR IS IMPORTANT

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NEW DELHI: The decision to contest the Presidential elections might not bring the Opposition candidate Meira Kumar into Rashtrapati Bhawan, but it has sent out important signals of unity as a possible precursor to the next general... Read More

PRESIDENTIAL POLLS: AGGRESSIVE BJP SCARES REGIONAL ALLIES TO EXPLORE NEW OPTIONS

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NEW DELHI: The election for the next President of India, that are around the corner now, has turned into an occasion for the regional parties in particular to exercise their muscle for fear of these being turned flaccid by an incr... Read More

YOUNG LEADERS FIRE THE DALIT IMAGINATION, OLD MARGINALISE THEMSELVES

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NEW DELHI: Just as the last remnants of the Dalit leadership had joined what passes for the mainstream, two major Dalit leaders have emerged from Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. Jignesh Mewani who came on centre stage in the wake of th... Read More

THE CONGRESS GASPS FOR BREATH AS FIRST FAMILY REFUSES TO INTROSPECT

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NEW DELHI: The Congress is gasping for breath. And the oxygen usually administered by the First Family has completely dried up after the Uttar Pradesh elections with individual leaders waffling about, even as the party determinedl... Read More

PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS TO BE HELD IN 2018, A YEAR AHEAD?

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NEW DELHI: The BJP has fast forwarded its preparations for the Lok Sabha elections with Parliament abuzz with the possibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi advancing these to 2018. Congress leaders confirmed “fears”... Read More

OPPOSITION'S "GRAND ALLIANCE" AWAITS RAHUL GANDHI'S RETURN, BJP PULLS OUT ALL STOPS FOR 2019

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah emerged from the recent Assembly elections sounding the bugle for the Lok Sabha polls 2019. A BJP-RSS meeting soon after started giving shape to the strategy for ... Read More

ASSEMBLY POLL RESULTS DEMOLISH 3+1 PM ASPIRANTS IN ONE STROKE

VENKATESH KESARI

NEW DELHI: The outcome of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls has shattered the dream of three leaders, in all probability four, aspiring to be Prime Minister of India.

Uttar Pradesh still remains the State that mak... Read More

PUNJAB: BJP DIVERTED ITS VOTES TO CONGRESS TO STOP THE RISE OF AAP

VENKATESH KESARI

NEW DELHI: The Congress party has returned to power in Punjab after ten years not due to the charismatic leadership of Captain Amarinder Singh or Rahul Gandhi-Prashant Kishor's planning but on the BJP vote.

This wa... Read More

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