×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

Columnists

Hari shankar vyas

To dislodge BJP, Cong ready to give in to allies’ demands

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Though the Congress is claiming that Rahul Gandhi will be its PM candidate for the next Lok Sabha Elections, it is a fact that the party is ready to forge alliances to strengthen its position. Some say the Congress is ready for any sacrifice and to agree to the conditions...

Debate ensues over ‘one nation, one poll’ proposal

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Yet again, speculations have started over elections. They had persisted for four years — on whether or not the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections would be held simultaneously. Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Government sent its consent to the Central Government on ‘one nation, one election’. The UP Government had formed...

Nitish Kumar trying hard to prove he’s the boss in Bihar

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The JDU says there might be several faces in the NDA, but in Bihar, the only face is that of Nitish. No BJP leader is denying this, but sources say the JDU is now demanding the old formula of seat sharing. The party is said to be pressing for 25...

Four years of Modi sarkar and the emphasis on employment

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The Narendra Modi Government is going to complete four years and celebrations are about to begin. What is interesting is that even before the completion of four years in power, the Government has gone into election mode. So, it is being speculated that this year’s anniversary celebrations will include listing...

Congress busy chalking out Lok Sabha election strategy

Sunday, 06 May 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The Congress has already started preparations for the Lok Sabha Elections, but this time, the party is not concentrating on all 543 seats but only 300. In almost half of the States, the Congress will fight along with its allies. A leader, who is a part of the Congress ‘war...

Challenges before Yechury

Sunday, 29 Apr 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Sitaram Yechury has been elected as the CPM General Secretary, and to some extent, he has moulded the political line of the party according to his ideologies. However, he will face great challenges over the next three years, especially at the time of devising the strategy for the Lok Sabha...

Suspense continues on Lok Sabha byelections

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Will the byelections be held on the vacant seats of the Lok Sabha or not? The suspense over this is deepening with each passing day. Normally, bypolls should be conducted within six months of when a seat goes vacant. In India, elections are usually under way in one or the...

Congress mulls change of guard in many States

Sunday, 25 Mar 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Rahul Gandhi is expected to appoint new party presidents in various States. Sources in the Congress say many names had been finalised even before the 84th plenary session of the party, and an announcement can be made any time. The leaders of the party say that the first announcement will...

Parliament logjam: The blame game continues

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Parliamentary managers of the Central Government and the BJP are claiming that everything will be fine in Parliament soon and it will start running smoothly, but there is least possibility for this. The Congress leaders are apprehensive that the Government itself doesn’t want to run Parliament. In fact, the Congress,...

Opposition politics as volatile as stock market, believe some

Sunday, 11 Mar 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The politics of the Opposition parties can be compared to the share market; it goes up and comes down on a daily basis, and chaos follows almost every big or small incident. A Congress veteran made this astute observation, and said that after the good show in Gujarat, the party...


TOP STORIES

Page generated in 0.3784 seconds.