Responding to the EC notice, Mishra said, "I have only given my general opinion as many people are facing lot of problem due to the closure of road. Since Shaheen Bagh does not fall in my constituency (Model Town) from where I am contesting, therefore it should not be believe in the context of Delhi election or violate the model code of conduct." … [Read more...] about Just Gave My Opinion, Says BJP’s Kapil Mishra after EC Asks Twitter to Take Down His India Vs Pak Tweet
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NEW DELHI: The voters of Gandhi Nagar assembly constituency in east Delhi have some complaints, but don’t have someone they can pin the blame on. For eight months, the constituency hasn’t had an MLA after Anil Kumar Bajpai, elected in 2015 as an Aam Aadmi Party nominee, joined BJP ahead of general elections last year and was disqualified under the anti-defection law. The constituency is known for being home to the biggest readymade garments wholesale market and has an interesting mix of Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities. For 17 years it remained a Congress domain until Bajpai wrested it in 2015. The constituents claimed that development projects in the area began after AAP assumed power, but all work was put on hold after the MLA joined BJP. Complete Coverage on Delhi ElectionsRavinder Singh Chachhi, a resident of West Azad Nagar, said that Gandhi Nagar was identified as the first places in east Delhi for the installation of CCTV cameras. “Around 60 points were … [Read more...] about Plenty of unfinished biz, who’ll stitch a win in Gandhi Nagar?
The Congress, which was locked in a tantalising see-saw battle with the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, has emerged as the single-largest party with 114 seats after the vote count ended on Wednesday morning, according to the State Election Commission Office. … [Read more...] about Will support Congress in Madhya Pradesh to keep BJP out: Mayawati
Shivraj Singh Chouhan was the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh for almost 15 years and the anti-incumbency factor was omniscent across the state. Same was the case with Raman Singh in Chhattisgarh. While Team Congress succeeded in exploiting the situation in Chhattisgarh, their reading failed in Madhya Pradesh, which is a bigger state and has more urban pockets than the Raipur-headquartered sister state. The saffron party has an edge in MP's urban belts like Indore is no secret and going it alone restrained Congress from taking maximum advantage of the anti-incumbency factor in this central India state. … [Read more...] about Analysis | Sore notes in RaGa’s ga-ga
It is now obvious after the Congress's success in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh that Rahul Gandhi will increasingly be in the forefront of the mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) efforts, especially when the other major convener of the alliance, Chandrababu Naidu, has suffered a setback because of his Telugu Desam Party's poor showing in the Telangana elections. … [Read more...] about It’s time for a presidential race between Modi and Rahul