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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...

Jharkhand Governor Murmu to be India’s next President?

Sunday, 04 Jun 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The BJP is set to mull over its candidate for India’s President post in the second week of June, say sources. Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said to have held discussions with senior leaders and at least four senior ministers. Sources say that in this meeting, the name...

Presidential polls: Opposition keeps cards close to its chest

Sunday, 28 May 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The entire Opposition is toiling hard to reach consensus on a joint candidate for India’s President. However, sources say the name will not be made public yet. That is why after meeting Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee said that there was no discussion over the name of any specific candidate. Another meeting...

Oppn cries political vendetta after raids on Chidu and Lalu

Sunday, 21 May 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The investigative agencies in India are in an overdrive these days. Recently, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) tightened its noose on senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram. It registered a case and conducted raids on 14 locations, including the Chennai home of Chidambaram and his son...

Rahul to replace Kharge as party leader in Lok Sabha?

Sunday, 14 May 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Is the Congress planning to send Mallikarjun Kharge to Karnataka after appointing him as the chief of the election campaign committee? This is indeed a crucial question in the current political scenario. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has been constituted under the leadership of Kharge, so he will...

Dilly-dallying continues over Oppn’s Presidential candidate

Sunday, 07 May 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Despite all the efforts of leaders of the Opposition parties to zero in on the name of a joint nominee for the President of India, nothing concrete has emerged yet. On May 1, leaders of 13 Opposition parties came together on one stage on the birth anniversary of veteran socialist...

BJP, RSS send clear message against Hindu vigilantism

Sunday, 30 Apr 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Backbone

Both the BJP and RSS are worried over the unruliness in the name of Hinduism. They have sent a strong signal against organisations that are involved in violence in the name of vigilantism, who get into brawls over the National Anthem, and create unnecessary controversies over food preferences. Sources say that...

Road to Rashtrapati Bhavan: No clarity on Opposition’s candidate

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

There is a lot of speculation about who will be the BJP’s candidate for India’s President, but not many people are asking about the candidate of the Opposition. This was not the case earlier; at one point, there was a lot of discussion and debate over the Opposition’s candidate for...

Punjab poll loss weakens Kejriwal’s MCD mission

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

The morale of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is low ever since the results of Punjab elections were announced. Although the performance of the AAP can’t be called bad because this was the first election for the party in the State. The AAP did manage to push the BJP and...


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