Tag: NDA

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  • Won’t project Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate in 2019 LS polls: P Chidambaram

    Won’t project Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate in 2019 LS polls: P Chidambaram

    The Congress leader's statement comes days after Rahul Gandhi said he will become prime minister if allies want him to.

    October 22, 2018
  • Harder and harder for Nitish to defend his decision to rejoin NDA

    Harder and harder for Nitish to defend his decision to rejoin NDA

    The latest embarrassment has come in the form of open rejection of his demand for granting Special Category status to Bihar by the 15th Finance Commission which paid a two-day visit to the state this week.

    October 5, 2018
  • ‘Unique not best’

    ‘Unique not best’

    Like the never-ending argument over whether a glass is half-full or half-empty, political opinion will long be divided over the verdict on the Aadhaar issue of the five-member Constitutional bench of the apex court. Since it was a highly contentious matter the assessments of both the government and its opponents were strongly coloured by ingrained …

    September 28, 2018
  • Modi government shunts Rafale whistle-blower, alleges Congress

    Modi government shunts Rafale whistle-blower, alleges Congress

    Surjewala also said that the NDA government has paid 300 percent more for the defence deal as compared to an earlier price offered by the UPA government.

    September 27, 2018
  • Votes ‘prescribed’

    Votes ‘prescribed’

    Were it not for the excessive hype, and the obvious election-focused undertones, it would be necessary to applaud louder the launch of the massive health-insurance initiative the government has just triggered ~ with, of course, the rider that the devil shall lie in the details. Alas, despite holding office for over four years, this government …

    September 25, 2018
  • RJD misses Lalu at this testing time

    RJD misses Lalu at this testing time

    Party finding it hard as how to go ahead with seat-sharing plan with ambitious allies & not so politically matured leader.

    September 21, 2018
  • Select compulsion

    Select compulsion

    Without seeking to soil our hands in the political slugfest that has erupted over the government’s decision to use the ordinance route to legislate against the abhorrent practice of ‘triple talaq’, it would be cowardly not to comment on the use of that power ~ which the President has endorsed ~ when one House of …

    September 21, 2018
  • Wind blowing in BJP favour, Modi predicts NDA come back

    Wind blowing in BJP favour, Modi predicts NDA come back

    Interacting with party workers in five Lok Sabha constituencies of Arunachal West, Jaipur Rural, Nawada, Hazaribagh and Ghaziabad through NaMo App from here Modi said none could stop the BJP’s victory march if the party workers managed their booths effectively.

    September 14, 2018
  • Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar two faces of NDA: JD-U

    Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar two faces of NDA: JD-U

    Bihar Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Vashisht Narain Singh on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister are two faces of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Singh made the remark in reference to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, during an interaction with media persons here. Considered close to the Chief Minister, the …

    September 12, 2018
  • Will Congress manage its alliances?

    Will Congress manage its alliances?

    The Congress is seeking to stitch alliances with like-minded parties before the 2019 polls to oust BJP from power and also to take a lead in uniting the opposition. The question is will it work on the ground? It is too early to predict, as there are many hurdles to building up the opposition unity. …

    September 2, 2018
  • LS polls | Bihar seat-sharing: BJP clips Nitish Kumar’s wings

    LS polls | Bihar seat-sharing: BJP clips Nitish Kumar’s wings

    Of the 20 seats BJP has spared for allies, 12 will go to Kumar’s JD-U, five to LJP, two to the RLSP and one to Rashtriya Samata Party which Jehanabad MP Arun Kumar represents.

    August 31, 2018
  • BJP resorting to politics of murder: Mamata

    BJP resorting to politics of murder: Mamata

    Mamata says state government will never allow NRC exercise in Bengal, charges that the BJP is now working with erstwhile CPM 'harmads'

    August 29, 2018
  • 4th leader of Bihar NDA in grip of sex scandal

    4th leader of Bihar NDA in grip of sex scandal

    CBI team questions former JD-U minister for social welfare Damodar Raut at Jamui

    August 21, 2018
  • Demanding bequest

    Demanding bequest

    The finale to the epic that was Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the challenge thrown to the Indian political class to live up to the accolades showered upon him in their eulogies by establishing the sincerity of their words, putting an end to the divisive politicking that is threatening to rip the national fabric to shreds. …

    August 18, 2018
  • NDA will get more seats in 2019: Narendra Modi

    NDA will get more seats in 2019: Narendra Modi

    The Prime Minister said "a non-ideological alliance of desperate and disparate groups is not mahagathbandhan but political adventurism. 

    August 12, 2018
  • Needless ‘needle’

    Needless ‘needle’

    If there was an iota of sincerity to the many laudatory observations in the addresses welcoming the new Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, both the NDA and the Opposition have combined to cast an ugly shadow over journalist-turned-politician Harivansh (we respect his desire not to use a caste-identifying surname) by converting his election into …

    August 11, 2018
  • NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh is the new RS Deputy Chairman

    NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh is the new RS Deputy Chairman

    NDA candidate and JD(U) leader Harivansh Narayan Singh became the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha after securing 125 votes against 105 gained by opposition's candidate and the three-time Congress parliamentarian BK Hariprasad.

    August 9, 2018