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    BJP government is exercising laxity on issue of mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Terming mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism as a “blot on democracy”, BSP supremo Mayawati Sunday accused the BJP governments of  laxity and indifference on the issue. “The increasing tendency of indulging in mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism in the BJP-ruled states is a blot on democracy, yet the governments are exercising laxity and are being indifferent to it,” Mayawati told reporters here.

  • PM Narendra Modi formulates 2019 mantra for BJP workers -‘Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot”

    New Delhi: The wind is blowing in the BJP’s favour and opposition parties are clutching at each to withstand its force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday while exhorting party workers to follow the mantra of ‘Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot’ to ensure victory in the next general elections. Addressing party workers of five Lok Sabha constituencies via the NaMo app, Modi said the BJP’s biggest strength is its workers. Their hard work has

  • Disunity amidst unity in the Opposition

    The chinks in the Opposition’s armour with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in mind are evident with Telangana chief minister and Telangana Rashtriya Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrashekhar Rao calling Congress president Rahul Gandhi the ‘biggest buffoon’ in the country. The message to the Congress is loud and clear. That the much-touted Opposition unity to combat Prime Minister Narendra Modi is beginning to totter and could well be a non-starter.

  • Amit Shah is the real boss, setting poll agenda

    Uncertain electoral prospects have the BJP top leadership in a tizzy, especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his close aide Amit Shah, and the desperation was manifest in his speech at the executive meet of the party in Delhi.

  • Opposition unity: To be or not to be

    As the time of the next national extravaganza of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections draws closer, moves are under way to take on the now all-powerful Bharatiya Janata Party. Since no single party, including the Congress, has the guts or strength to face the Narendra Modi hurricane all alone, moves to bring all ‘like-minded’ political forces together began about six months ago. They called it a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (grand alliance) of democratic parties.

  • Amit Shah to lead BJP in 2019 LS polls

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to postpone its organisational elections due this year-end and continue its President Amit Shah in the saddle beyond his 3-year term ending in January to let him lead the party, in tandem with PM Narendra Modi, in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections next year.

  • AAP will not ally with Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says Gopal Rai

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not ally with the Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Gopal Rai, a cabinet minister in the Delhi government, has said, adding that being a part of a post-poll Grand Alliance will depend on the manner in which the electorate votes.

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    2019 Elections: Congress and NCP begin preliminary talks on seat sharing

    Mumbai: With the Lok Sabha and state assembly elections looming ahead, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have begun preliminary talks on seat-sharing. For the assembly poll, the Sharad Pawar-led NCP has demanded the Congress must share at least 50 per cent seats. However, neither the state nor the central leadership of the Congress agreed with the NCP’s demand.

  • PM Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change in Independence Day speech, hails India’s rise under his govt

    New Delhi: Setting the stage for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday projected himself as an impatient agent of change, castigated the Congress-led UPA for its “governance failure” and promised housing, power, water, sanitation and healthcare for all in his mission to take the country to new heights.

  • NRC will be implemented across India after 2019 Lok Sabha elections: BJP leader OP Mathur

    Jhunjhunu: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP OP Mathur on Monday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft, which has been executed only in Assam under the Supreme Court’s direction, would be implemented across the country after 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Mathur assured that no Indian citizen would be made to leave the country over the NRC list.

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    Perception battle not going Congress way

    For all the hoopla over the Opposition gaining ground for the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the perception battle is still heavily loaded in favour of the BJP. If the BJP loss in byelections in some states and the failure to form a government in Karnataka despite being the single largest party were indicative of a limited trend reversal against the BJP, the ignominious defeat of the combined Opposition in the no-confidence

  • BJP will get ‘demonetisation-like’ jolt in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get a ‘demonetisation-like’ shock in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It said that winds of changed in favour of the opposition alliance were blowing in almost all the states and that people had “made up their minds since one-and-half years” to give a big jolt to the BJP.

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    Kangana Ranaut on PM Modi: He is rightful leader of democracy

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actor Kangana Ranaut on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he deserves to come in power again in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections as he is the “rightful leader of the democracy”. Kangana attended the screening of short film ‘Chalo Jeete Hain’, which is reportedly inspired by the early life of Prime Minister Modi. “The film has been made beautifully. It shows how Prime Minister Modi