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Rahul’s ability to lead party being questioned, yet again

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Trouble could well be the middle name of Rahul Gandhi. The Congress vice-president’s problems only seem to be mounting with every passing moment. Along with senior members of the Congress, many leaders from other parties are also either opposing Rahul’s elevation to the party president post or raising questions over...

Lalu’s attempts to salvage his ‘Rally of the Corrupt’

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Lalu Prasad and his family are trying their utmost to make the rally of August 27 a grand success. Former deputy Chief Minister and now leader of the opposition in the Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav is out on a tour of the State. He chose Champaran to start his yatra,...

NDA’s might increasing steadily in Upper House

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had formed the Government at the Centre with heavy majority in the Lok Sabha, but now the BJP and NDA have become stronger in the Rajya Sabha as well. Though the alliance doesn’t have majority and the Congress is still the largest party, the NDA has...

BJP not likely to change any CM before Lok Sabha polls

Sunday, 30 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The debate over the possibility of the BJP replacing any of its Chief Ministers seems to be finally over. Sources say party president Amit Shah has given a safe passage to all CMs. Now it is being said that no CM will be replaced before the next Lok Sabha Elections....

What piqued Mamata and Kejriwal’s interest in Noida?

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Is there any relation between Mamata Banerjee and Arvind Kejriwal’s politics with Noida? The answer would be ‘no’. Both Chief Ministers usually keep a safe distance from the city. Several incidents have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, but neither leader displayed any interest. There was no reaction either from Mamata...

Rahul Gandhi in a quandary on party’s leadership in States

Sunday, 16 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

C ongress vice president Rahul Gandhi appears to be continuing with his experimentation. First, he experimented with appointments of presidents of the NSUI and the Youth Congress through elections. It is another matter that only the prodigies of veteran leaders won. Soon, the process was abandoned. Now, ahead of finalising...

Time for the Opposition to decide on the Vice Presidential candidate

Sunday, 09 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Time is ripe for the Opposition to decide on the name of its Vice-Presidential candidate. Name of the ruling NDA’s candidate will obviously be decided by PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah. But it’s a different case with the Opposition. Its candidate will be decided by a panchayat of...

Road to Raisina Hill and pressure politics in States

Sunday, 02 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The victory of the NDA candidate for the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, is almost certain. But it seems that the UPA candidate, Meira Kumar, is not going to surrender easily. The Congress, CPM, and other Opposition parties are putting in all efforts to ensure her victory. It is...

Minister or Guv: Who’ll be sent to Rashtrapati Bhavan?

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The process of India’s Presidential Elections has officially begun. With this, the ruling alliance and the Opposition have sped up their search for candidates. Meanwhile, two possibilities are being mulled in Delhi’s political arena: Firstly, it is being speculated that someone sitting in Raj Bhawan will become the President, while...

The calm before the storm in Delhi and Tamil Nadu?

Sunday, 11 Jun 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Two months ago, people thought that the Governments in Delhi and Tamil Nadu would collapse. However, now that wave has died down. Both State Governments are now seeming stable and running effectively. All controversial issues have been sidelined. In Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal is concentrating on governance. Recently, he visited...


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