POLITICS

Samajwadi Party to contest all 243 seats in Bihar

AMN/ Samajwadi Party has announced to contest on all 243 seats for the coming assembly elections in Bihar. State Party President Ramchandra Singh Yadav said if other small parties will approach SP, then party will try its best to make third front otherwise it will go alone in the elections. On this issue, state JD … Continue reading Samajwadi Party to contest all 243 seats in Bihar

6 left parties to contest Bihar polls jointly

Our Correspondent / Six left parties including CPI, CPM and CPI(ML) have decided to contest the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar jointly. Decision was taken in a joint convention of the parties at Patna. On this occasion, former CPI General Secretary A.B. Bardhan said this was the first concerted effort by the Left parties to … Continue reading 6 left parties to contest Bihar polls jointly

Matriculation, toilet, must for contesting elections in Haryana

Our Correspondent If you want to contest elections in Haryana, you must be a matriculate and have a functional toilet at home. Haryana Assembly has passed a bill, fixing matriculation as minimum educational qualification for elections to Panchayati Raj institutions. The bill also laid down other conditions including making it mandatory for the candidates to … Continue reading Matriculation, toilet, must for contesting elections in Haryana

Smriti slams Sonia for accusing PM’s poll promises as empty talks

BJP today came down heavily on Congress President Sonia Gandhi for accusing Prime Minister’s poll promises as empty talks. The party said Ms Gandhi is hiding her failure by attacking Narendra Modi. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Union Minister Smriti Irani listed initiatives of NDA government including Jan Dhan Yojana, One Rank One Pension … Continue reading Smriti slams Sonia for accusing PM’s poll promises as empty talks

Manjhi questions Ram Vilas Paswan’s status as Dalit leader

AMN / PATNA: Differences have surfaced in the BJP­led NDA camp ahead of elections in Bihar as two Dalit leaders from state are trying to downsize each other. Soon after Ram Vilas Paswan terming Jitan Ram Manjhi as leader on trial in NDA, at a TV channel, later Hit out at paswan questioning his status … Continue reading Manjhi questions Ram Vilas Paswan’s status as Dalit leader

Sharad meets Mulayam; Claims no threat to grand alliance

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav met Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi this evening in the wake of Samajwadi Party’s decision to quit the anti-BJP alliance in Bihar. Talking to reporters after the meeting, JD(U) Chief said he discussed Bihar polls issue with Samajwadi Party President and claimed that there is no threat to the grand … Continue reading Sharad meets Mulayam; Claims no threat to grand alliance

Bihar polls: Lalu, Sharad persuade Mulayam to reconsider his decision

RJD President Lalu Prasad and JD(U) Chief Sharad Yadav today met Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi to persuade him to reconsider his decision to contest upcoming Bihar assembly elections alone. Yesterday, Samajwadi Party had accused the Maha Gathbandhan leaders of ignoring it on seat sharing plan and announced that it will … Continue reading Bihar polls: Lalu, Sharad persuade Mulayam to reconsider his decision

No pre-condition for seat sharing with NDA: Jitan ram Manjhi

Former Chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha(Secular) President Jitan ram Manjhi said his party has not set any pre-condition for seat sharing arrangements with other NDA partners for the upcoming Bihar Assembly election. Mr. Manjhi said in Patna that the 13 assembly seats currently held by HAM(Secular) legislators should be offered to it. Mr. Manjhi … Continue reading No pre-condition for seat sharing with NDA: Jitan ram Manjhi

SP’s decision to part away shows unrest in grand alliance

AMN / BJP today said Samajwadi Party’s decision to part away from JD(U), RJD, Congress combine reflects unrest in the opposition camp over its growing support among the masses in Bihar. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, senior party leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said during the recent JD(U)-RJD rally in Patna, the Samajwadi Party leaders … Continue reading SP’s decision to part away shows unrest in grand alliance

CPI (M) slams Ministers for presenting report cards at RSS-BJP meet

The CPI (M) today criticized the Union Ministers for presenting their report cards at the coordination meeting of RSS-BJP and termed their act as an affront to democracy. It said that the current exercise undertaken by the Ministers violates the constitutional oath of office and secrecy that they have sworn to uphold. The party alleged … Continue reading CPI (M) slams Ministers for presenting report cards at RSS-BJP meet

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