Dynasty politics

JD(S) hopes for party, not family, first

Analysts believe now might be the best time for the JD(S) to grow as a party with other players and not limit itself to just one family.  

published on : 9th May 2019

People of Mandya wanted Nikhil to contest: HD Deve Gowda defends grandsons contesting LS polls

Gowda said his opponents accused him of indulging in family politics but his rise in politics was possible because of God and voters, whom his family served to the best of its ability.

published on : 18th April 2019

Politics a family show in Odisha

Odisha Politics has virtually turned into a family affair with all the three major parties preferring candidates from political dynasties over new entrants in the elections

published on : 1st April 2019

Dump dynasty rule of TRS, Congress: PM Modi in Telangana

Taking exception to KCR’s friendship with AIMIM, he said KCR was doing only to derive more political benefit in the polls to feather his own nest for his family to live happily.

published on : 30th March 2019

Arun Jaitley terms Congress 'original creator' of dynastic politics

Underlining that Congress has been out of power at the Centre for five years, Jaitley said, "Its leaders and workers are accustomed to existing with the frills of office."

published on : 24th March 2019

Manifesto row: Parties told to pay Rs 1 lakh fine

‘Is it democracy or dynasty?’, he questioned, adding that if great leaders like Arignar Anna had followed dynastic politics, the present political powers would not have emerged.

published on : 20th March 2019

Lok Sabha polls: TN parties' candidate lists prove dynastic politics here to stay

A perusal of the candidates of five major parties for the upcoming polls shows that at least, 15 are kin of established leaders or legislators. 

published on : 19th March 2019

Smriti Irani says 'dynasts' who ruled for 55 years never thought about Amethi's development

She also alleged that Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi does not think about his constituency, and is instead moving across the country and spreading lies about PM Modi.

published on : 24th February 2019

KSU moves resolution against dynasty politics

The KSU has moved a resolution in its district conference on Saturday with caustic remarks against dynasty politics in Kerala.

published on : 10th February 2019

Shehzad Poonawalla thanks Prime Minister's Office for Modi's praise, says Rahul Gandhi's office insulted him

Modi on Sunday had targeted the Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family over dynasty politics and praised Shehzad Poonawalla for his action.

published on : 3rd December 2017

BJP launches scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi for remarks in Berkeley

BJP leaders have sensed that Gandhi’s speech in University of California, Berkeley is an image makeover attempt for the Congress vice-president.

published on : 12th September 2017