Assembly polls

'Alliance with Congress to be blamed for poll rout', feel CPM West Bengal leaders

Party leaders felt that joining hands with the Muslim cleric-led ISF caused damage to Left front's secular image.

published on : 20th June 2021

Shaping an opposition in PK's form

The tactician behind Mamata Banerjee's thunderous victory declared that he was no longer in the election game.

published on : 20th June 2021

BJP appoints PM Modi's confidant AK Sharma as vice president of Uttar Pradesh unit ahead of polls

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

published on : 19th June 2021

Concerned UP BJP begins to mollify smaller parties

The BJP has also started working to streamline its ties with existing allies, the Apna Dal (S) and Nishad Party.

published on : 19th June 2021

Factional war: Punjab CM, Sidhu likely to meet Sonia Gandhi on June 20

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.

published on : 18th June 2021

RSS to hold key brainstorming session in Chitrakoot ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

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.

published on : 17th June 2021

AAP will contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat polls: Kejriwal; says BJP and Cong in 'tacit' alliance

During the press conference, the former head of a Gujarati news channel, Isudan Gadhvi, joined the AAP in the presence of Kejriwal.

published on : 14th June 2021

Akali Dal announces alliance with BSP for Punjab Assembly elections 2022

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'.

published on : 12th June 2021

CM Yogi Adityanath calls on PM Modi amidst chaos in Uttar Pradesh

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.

published on : 11th June 2021

Jitin Prasad's BJP entry shows Congress failed to address concerns of disgruntled leaders

Rahul Gandhi’s other two close associates -- Sachin Pilot and Milind Deora  -- are also unhappy with the affairs in the party.

published on : 9th June 2021

Uttar Pradesh polls 2022: BJP's booth level workers to have decisive role in candidates selection

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.

published on : 7th June 2021

Academics write to president Ram Nath Kovind over violence on SC members in Bengal

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.

published on : 4th June 2021

Kerala BJP president denies offering Rs 10 lakh to CK Janu for contesting assembly polls

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.

published on : 3rd June 2021

BJP top panel in Uttar Pradesh amid rumours of reshuffle

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.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Not yet decided on where to contest in 2023 assembly polls: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Making his debut in the Assembly in 1983, Siddaramaiah had got elected from Chamundeshwari on a Lok Dal Party ticket.

published on : 26th May 2021
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