2019 Haryana elections

Not just Jats, even Dalits went against ruling BJP in Haryana during polls

The Dalit community went against the BJP as it feared the party would dilute the reservation for the Scheduled Castes by making a sub-quota for SC-A categories.

published on : 30th October 2019

'Wall around CM Khattar' blamed for fall in BJP tally in Haryana

Though party workers had nothing against the CM, they were miffed with him on account of his key aides building a wall around him resulting in inaccessibility.

published on : 30th October 2019

Exit polls are showing clear victory for BJP: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said that the country is moving in the right direction and under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Congress promises 33 per cent quota for women in government jobs in Haryana poll manifesto

Apart from promising loan waivers for farmers, the party has also said that it will give an annual scholarship to students belonging to Scheduled Castes and extremely backward classes.

published on : 11th October 2019

Rallying cadre a challenge for BJP in Maharashtra and Haryana

Ahead of Assembly polls, party workers in Maharashtra and Haryana have been upset over the poll ticket distribution.

published on : 11th October 2019

BJP has failed to meet its promises in the state: Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja

While Selja feels that there is no difference between the young and old leadership in the party, she said that Rahul Gandhi works for Congress after resigning from the post of party chief.

published on : 11th October 2019

'Are you from Pakistan': BJP's Sonali Phogat slams group for not chanting Bharat Mata ki Jai

The TikTok star, who had asked a group of boys if they are from Pakistan after they refused to raise the slogan upon her insistence during an election rally, issued an apology later. 

published on : 9th October 2019

Politics of Jats vs non-Jats to be factor in Haryana Assembly polls

The Congress even now has non-Jat leaders like Kuldeep Bishnoi and Kumari Selja but they are no match to Bhajan Lal's stature.

published on : 9th October 2019

How TikTok got Sonali Phogat a BJP ticket in Haryana

With over 1.20 lakh followers, Phogat has made over 175 short videos which are immensely popular in Haryana, especially among young voters.

published on : 6th October 2019

Ashok Tanwar​ won't be given entry into BJP: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The chief minister said it is not the first time that accusations of corruption in ticket distribution in the Congress have been made.

published on : 5th October 2019

Worry for BJP, Congress in Haryana as rebels enter fray as independent ahead of polls

There are a few other seats where leaders of the two parties may not have entered the contest but are expressing resentment against the candidates who have been allocated tickets.

published on : 5th October 2019

Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar quits party before polls

Tanwar said that Congress is going through existential crises, not because of its political opponents but because of serious internal contradiction.

published on : 5th October 2019

Jat leaders, Bhojpuri and Bollywood stars dominate BJP's campaigners list for Haryana

While it is said that the maximum number of leaders in the list are Jats, there are other considerations too.

published on : 4th October 2019

Haryana remains fertile ground for turncoat politicians as many switch loyalties before polls

Five legislators of the INLD, four of whom switched sides by joining the JJP, were disqualified last month as members of the Assembly.

published on : 4th October 2019

Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav to now contest against Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Yadav joined regional political outfit Indian National Lok Dal's breakaway faction, the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).

published on : 30th September 2019
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