Party leaders felt that joining hands with the Muslim cleric-led ISF caused damage to Left front's secular image.
The tactician behind Mamata Banerjee's thunderous victory declared that he was no longer in the election game.
Sharma's appointment as state BJP vice president is being seen as a conscious attempt to put in place PM Modi's handpicked man for managing the affairs of the party in UP
The BJP has also started working to streamline its ties with existing allies, the Apna Dal (S) and Nishad Party.
Sidhu is reportedly not keen on Deputy CM’s post and has insisted on the state Congress chief’s chair, which Amarinder has rejected, preferring instead a Hindu face.
The session, slated from July 9 to July 13, will be attended by the RSS' entire top brass, including chief Mohan Bhagwat, general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale and others.
During the press conference, the former head of a Gujarati news channel, Isudan Gadhvi, joined the AAP in the presence of Kejriwal.
Announcing the tie-up at a press conference, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal described it as a 'new day in politics of Punjab'.
His visit comes close on the heels of the party holding a series of review meetings in Lucknow, which had fuelled speculation of a ministerial reshuffle in the state.
Rahul Gandhi’s other two close associates -- Sachin Pilot and Milind Deora -- are also unhappy with the affairs in the party.
According to key sources, the workers' committees will have a decisive sway in selection of candidates in the next assembly polls which are just around nine months away.
The letter claimed that hundreds of such people have fled from West Bengal to other states, including Assam, Odisha and Jharkhand, fearing post-poll violence.
When Praseetha alleged that Surendran gave money, the latter denied all allegations and termed them as baseless and termed it as a part of a smear campaign against the party after the polls.
BJP national general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh and party’s in-charge for UP Radha Mohan Singh reached Lucknow for a two-day meeting with top functionaries and senior ministers.
Making his debut in the Assembly in 1983, Siddaramaiah had got elected from Chamundeshwari on a Lok Dal Party ticket.