Sheila Dikshit, Ajay Maken go for role reversal as differences emerge within Congress over alliance with AAP
Sheila Dikshit's opposition to Congress forming an alliance with AAP for Lok Sabha election is likely to be a pre-emptive action to prevent a repeat of the grand old party's disastrous performance in the 2015 Assembly polls
Priyanka Gandhi made Congress gen secy: With Varanasi, Gorakhpur seats, UP East key to state, national politics
Every possible bigwig associated with Uttar Pradesh politics has direct links to Uttar Pradesh East, underlining the importance of the role Priyanka Gandhi will play in shaping the Congress strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Maratha quota stir: Ignoring procedure to resign highlights political posturing; expect more leaders to follow
Of the seven Maratha leaders who announced their resignation in order to show their solidarity with the Maratha quota stir, only Shiv Sena leader Harshvardhan Jadhav seems to have followed the procedures, but even that will come into effect only after being notified by the presiding officer in the House Bulletin and the Election Commission is informed
What appears to have got Kejriwal’s goat is the suspicion that the interrogation of Rajendra Kumar would lead the probe agency to the Delhi government’s huge expenditure on a self-serving media campaign.
Even though the success of the anti-BJP alliance in Bihar paid rich dividends to all concerned, most of all to the Congress, the possibility of the experiment being repeated in Uttar Pradesh is unlikely, at least for the moment.
For the Grand Alliance, led by Nitish's Janata Dal(United), there's are mounting threats to the Muslim and Yadav vote banks that the alliance is banking on.
Congress may be taunting the BJP by calling it a missed call party but it is missing the actual political point involved in this gigantic exercise.
The Congress, which had won 32 seats in 2008, fielded 31 of the sitting MLAs.
Tewari's comments come amid speculation that the BJP, together with the RSS, is all set to bulldoze a stubborn Advani and go ahead and name Narendra Modi as its official Prime Ministerial candidate today.
Party chief Uddhav Thackeray made it clear that he had never demanded that the garden be named after his late father Bal Thackeray.
BJP general secretary and in-charge of Madhya Pradesh Anant Kumar claimed that Naxalism had spread during the UPA administration.
West Bengal governor MK Narayanan apologised to students and promised their safety, but refused to get drawn into discussions about the TMC role in the attack.
The government is set to change the criteria for classifying states as backward and it would benefit Bihar, where the Chief Minister has been battling to get special status for the state.
The Chief Minister is reportedly set to be elevated to the chairman of a campaign committee, much like Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi.