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Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

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

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 Agenda

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 Agenda

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 Agenda

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...

Migration and development

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Chinmay Tumbe | in Agenda

India’s position on the global migration map is unique as it sustains considerable volumes of internal migration, emigration and immigration, alongside involuntary migration generated as a reaction to developmental activities, writes Chinmay Tumbe “An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in...

Famished farmers, oppressed workers

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Madan Lall Manchanda | in Agenda

To make India a welfare state was the vision of Nehru, but his socialistic pattern of society did not fully evolve. Traces of the miserable plight of farmers and workers manifest in Urdu literature of the period, says MADAN LALL MANCHANDA Some 100 years ago, Mahatma Gandhi had said that villages...

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

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

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 Agenda

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 Agenda

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 Agenda

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...


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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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