Operation 136 shows Indian media’s underbelly in its most visceral form, where even the ‘big daddies’ do not mind agreeing to undertake a campaign that has the potential to not only cause communal disharmony among citizens but also tilt the electoral outcome in favour of a particular party.
If the Opposition gets to repeat Gorakphpur and Phulpur in Kairana, it will give a further push to its unity and efforts to stitch up a formidable alliance against the BJP in the 2019 general elections.
Known for his expertise in psephology, the BJP leader noted that the sympathy factor would help the BJP immensely in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Mounting a counter offensive on the Congress-JD(S) combine, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao, who was recently elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, said on Wednesday that the Karnataka Assembly election verdict was not against Bharatiya Janata Party.
The decision of the Karnataka Governor to invite the BJP to form the government has now prompted Congress in Manipur and NPF in Nagaland to contest the way the crown went to the BJP in these states
After a night-long legal battle in the Supreme Court where the Congress had challenged the Governor’s invitation to the BJP and sought a stay, the apex court said that the government formation will be subject to the outcome of the petition before it
In case the BJP fails to cross the halfway mark, there is a chance that the JD(S) and Congress could come together to form the next state government.
The meeting will discuss organisational and political issues, preparations for the party for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and Assembly Elections that are slated to take place in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan by the end of this year
Two days after the completion of voting in the Karnataka Assembly Elections, a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national office bearers and state presidents began on Monday. Organisational and political issues, along with preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were discussed in the meeting.
With Trump announcing his decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, India seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place, especially with respect to the Chabahar port deal
AICC president Rahul Gandhi today said that the BJP is unlikely to form the next government at the Centre and indicated that in the event of Congress coming back to power, he could be the next Prime Minister.
Speaking at ‘Samruddha Bharat,’ an independent platform to promote liberal, secular and republican values, he said if the Opposition, led by the Congress, joins hands in the next Lok Sabha elections in 2019, the BJP will be wiped out. “Besides, it is next to impossible that Narendra Modi can become Prime Minister again. It is already showing on his face,” he said.
Going back on its previous statement, the Janata Dal (Secular) which had earlier claimed that it would be the king and not a kingmaker post Karnataka Assembly election, said on May 7 that in the event of a fractured mandate, it might examine the possibility of a coalition government with a precursor that its manifesto should be implemented in toto.