“If you take out the number of seats in Uttar Pradesh, you will notice that the BJP government doesn’t have the majority. BJP keeps talking about social engineering. So, I also decided to correct my poll arithmetic and did it through this alliance,” Akhilesh told PTI during his visit to Kolkata for the January 19 united opposition rally.
Indian General Election, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi formally entered the national political arena on Wednesday with her brother, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, appointing her general secretary responsible for eastern Uttar Pradesh.
These two women politicians from U.P who will control UP politics in 2019 elections have an interesting similarity. Both of them have denounced Hinduism and embraced Buddhism.
Eyeing the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat for former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, Communist Party of India leader D. Raja will be meeting Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad in a Ranchi jail on January 19.
Leaders from 22 parties were present at the ‘United India Rally’ in Kolkata, organised by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
Sen said the threats received by actor Naseeruddin Shah and politics over cattle slaughter were examples of attempts being made to “excite” the public. “I think what we see is an organised attempt at making the country smaller, meaner, nastier and more divided
On Saturday, In the 4th edition of Kerala Literature Festival, Sohini Ghose who shared the dais with Arundhati Roy asked her about the politics in Roy’s non-fiction works.
I am sorry to state that I haven’t seen so far, any other Muslim MP, including all big names be that religious scholars using parliamentary forum so effectively as Owasi. It is not so easy for a one-man party MP to make his/her presence felt in Lok Sabha.
“No justification in issuing the ordinance, it is purely passed with political motives and an eye on 2019 elections. It proposes criminalising a civil wrong. It is not there in Hindu law or Christian law, then why only in Muslim law?” he asked.