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Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

It seems that speculations over Priyanka Gandhi’s foray into active politics never stop. Some now say she will fight the Lok Sabha Elections from Raebareli, her mother Sonia Gandhi’s seat. Rahul Gandhi is not expected to leave his seat, Amethi, and Sonia will head to the Rajya Sabha in all...

Maya meets Pawar: The birth of Maharashtra mahagathbandhan?

Sunday, 05 Aug 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

It was a successful meeting between Mayawati and Sharad Pawar. Pawar, after consulting with the Congress, has decided to give space to Mayawati in the alliance for Maharashtra. Sources say that talks for an alliance between the Congress, NCP, and BSP have finished and distribution of seats will also be...

Sena-BJP ties: Doubt looms after no-confidence motion

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

Uddhav is said to be ready to fight the Lok Sabha Elections on the old formula of seat sharing, but wants the old formula for the Assembly Elections as well, apart from the CM’s chair for his party. This is said to be the bone of contention between the BJP...

Congress inching towards Mahagathbandhan in UP?

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Sources say the SP, BSP, Congress, and RLD have almost arrived at the seat-sharing agreement. This is a conventional formula, which ensures seats for the winning candidate and for those who are on the second position. According to this formula, the Congress might get eight seats For some time now, there...

Why UP is crucial for Modi’s 2019 Lok Sabha poll strategy

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

It was UP that had pushed the BJP into power with full majority. This time, the party’s greatest challenge is to save its 73 seats. Of the 73, the BJP has 71 of its own and two seats belong to its alliance partner, Apna Dal. That is why UP is...

Simultaneous polls: Clarity after PM’s Aug 15 speech?

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

The BJP leadership is facing a dilemma over the timing of the next Lok Sabha Elections, and this has sent all other parties into a tizzy. That is the reason why K Chandrashekar Rao, the Chief Minister of Telangana, told his ministers during a Cabinet meeting that they should be...

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...


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