2019 polls

Mayawati's anti-Congress stance casts shadows on grand alliance's prospects

The political observers see it as a trick of the BSP chief to keep Congress away from the political landscape of UP, which plays a very crucial role in the formation of any goverment at the centre.

published on : 3rd October 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah’s security beefed up before 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The Union Home Ministry has sent a letter to the states and Union Territories stating that Shah will be protected under ASL (advanced security liaison), along with his Z+ security entitlements.

published on : 28th September 2018

Winning 2019 will be a breeze, Prime Minister Modi assures BJP party cadre

PM Modi sought to project the image of a confident BJP that would easily retain power in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, while Amit Shah claimed the BJP is destined to rule for 50 years.

published on : 10th September 2018

Amit Shah to lead BJP in 2019 LS polls, postpones party elections

BJP will contest the 2019 LS elections under Shah, but Narendra Modi will be the star campaigner of the party during both parliamentary polls and the ensuing Assembly elections in five states.

published on : 8th September 2018

BJP's national executive meet to begin today amid upper caste backlash

The BJP will hold a two-day meeting amid unrest among upper castes over its pro-Dalit push, with key focus on Vajpayee's legacy and strategies for the upcoming state and assembly elections.

published on : 8th September 2018

Ahead of 2019, there is hope but little time left, says veteran Congress leader Salman Khurshid

In an exclusive interview to The Sunday Standard, Salman Khurshid also spoke of the party’s debacle in Uttar Pradesh, and its position on the law punishing instant triple talaq among Muslims.

published on : 18th March 2018

Jyotiraditya Scindia bats for pre-poll alliance with BSP and like-minded parties in Madhya Pradesh

Importantly, the BSP had played a spoilsport for the Congress by dividing the opposition votes in the 2013 Assembly polls.

published on : 7th March 2018

Amit Shah picks 35 for 2019 crack team

Of the leaders chosen by the party president to accomplish ‘Mission 300’ in the next Lok Sabha polls, three are from UP.

published on : 17th September 2017