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The real lesson from BJP's by-poll defeat people want a strong opposition too

Sep 17, 2014

The real lesson from BJP's by-poll defeat people want a strong opposition too

As usual, a lot will be read into the by-poll results where the BJP will be seen as having lost a lot of ground since the spectacular Lok Sabha victory in May. While the party would be foolish to dismiss the results as just one of those things, jumping to the opposite conclusion is equally hazardous. #Uttar Pradesh #India #Elections #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #West Bengal #Hindutva #Politics Decoder #Haryana #by-polls #Amit Shah #Communal #Maharshtra
Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

Sep 17, 2014

Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armed and masked men cordoned off the the Crimean Tatars' main assembly in the region as security officials searched it on Tuesday, a member of the ethnic minority, which widely opposed Russia's annexation, told Reuters. Russia wrested Crimea away from Ukraine and annexed it in March in spite of opposition from the Tatar community, who make up 300,000 of the Black Sea peninsula's 2 million people and are under pressure to align themselves with the new authorities. "I came to work shortly after 9.30 a.m. #facebook #United States #China #Business #Elections #Technology #Arabic #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
By-poll results a morale booster for party cadre, says Maharashtra Cong

Sep 16, 2014

By-poll results a morale booster for party cadre, says Maharashtra Cong

Maharashtra unit of Congress today said by-election results from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthantoday were a morale-booster for the party cadre, and would also lead to speedy finalisation of seats-sharing deal with the NCP for the coming assembly elections in the state. #Congress #BJP #TheySaidIt #NCP #By-poll #Assembly Elections #Maharshtra #by-poll results #Maharashtra Cong
Buoyed by bypoll results, Maha Cong says it will finalise seat-sharing with NCP

Sep 16, 2014

Buoyed by bypoll results, Maha Cong says it will finalise seat-sharing with NCP

Reverses for BJP in Uttar Pradesh and Congress's gains in Gujarat and Rajasthan in today's by-election results had enthused Congress workers in the poll-bound Maharashtra, said state Congress spokesperson Anant Gadgil. #Prime Minister #Congress #Narendra Modi #Bharatiya Janata Party #TheySaidIt #Prithviraj Chavan #Ajit Pawar #Congress-NCP #Natwar Singh #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014
Seat-sharing talks Shiv Sena may corner BJP after its by-poll loss

Sep 16, 2014

Seat-sharing talks Shiv Sena may corner BJP after its by-poll loss

Following BJP's poor show in assembly by-polls in four states, the Shiv Sena is now likely to dominate seat sharing talks with the party in Maharashtra. #BJP #PoliticalPlay #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #by-polls #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #seat sharing #Maharashtra Assembly election

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Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

Sep 03, 2014

Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Ganesha #Ganpati #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Ganpati mandals
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Sep 16, 2014

Remaking Medicine : Health Law Falls Flat With Kentucky Voters, Even Those It Helps

Although expanded coverage made the state an early success story, there is little evidence it will help Democrats there in the midterm elections...
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Sep 12, 2014

Toronto Mayor Ends Bid for Re-Election

Rob Ford, dogged by admitted drug use and other controversies, has withdrawn from his bid for a second term, citing "serious medical issues.... #Toronto #Rob Ford
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Sep 10, 2014

Obama immigration delay may hurt party: #tellusatoday

President Obama decided to delay action on immigration until after November election... #Toronto #Rob Ford