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Can This Techie Win Thiruvanathapuram?

Can This Techie Win Thiruvanathapuram?

Rediff.com2 days ago

Whether Rajeev Chandrasekhar wins or not, Thiruvananthapuram will likely never see such an interesting contest again.

'A prime minister should take the country forward'

'A prime minister should take the country forward'

Rediff.com4 days ago

'The prime minister took a meeting recently and he asked for suggestions and ideas for a plan till 2047.'

'We Will Be Voting For Gadkari, Not BJP'

'We Will Be Voting For Gadkari, Not BJP'

Rediff.com6 days ago

'We don't believe in the BJP. But the Congress has no main leader who is credible.'

BJP Invites World Parties To Witness Festival Of Democracy

BJP Invites World Parties To Witness Festival Of Democracy

Rediff.com15 Apr 2024

In the first such initiative, the Bharatiya Janata Party has invited the ruling and Opposition parties from around the world to witness the Lok Sabha elections in India first-hand.

When Will Kejriwal Government Fall?

When Will Kejriwal Government Fall?

Rediff.com11 Apr 2024

For someone who is such an indefatigable litigant, what is stopping Mr Saxena from using the law to depose Mr Kejriwal? Maybe we will get the answer after May 25, notes Aditi Phadnis.

Amritsar No Cakewalk For Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Amritsar No Cakewalk For Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Rediff.com1 Apr 2024

Barring 2004 and 2009 when Navjot Singh Sidhu won the Amritsar seat as a BJP MP and 1998 when Daya Singh Sodhi from BJP was elected as the MP, it has essentially a Congress bastion.

What's BJP's Game Plan In Haryana?

What's BJP's Game Plan In Haryana?

Rediff.com30 Mar 2024

When the assembly election comes around later this year with Nayab Singh Saini, from the OBCs, at the helm, the sense of victimhood non-Jats feel will propel the BJP into power again, predicts Aditi Phadnis.

Out of power in Telangana, BRS eyes LS elections for redemption

Out of power in Telangana, BRS eyes LS elections for redemption

Rediff.com19 Mar 2024

With the Congress in power in the state and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) snapping at its heels, the BRS is now fighting an existential battle.

Danger to Sukhu government in Himachal is by no means over

Danger to Sukhu government in Himachal is by no means over

Rediff.com14 Mar 2024

The BJP in Himachal has its own problems. But it is not a party that sits around twiddling its thumbs.

Why BJP leaders will fight on JD-S ticket in Karnataka

Why BJP leaders will fight on JD-S ticket in Karnataka

Rediff.com12 Mar 2024

This strategy was discussed when Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently visited Mysuru to discuss the BJP's Lok Sabha plan, reports Aditi Phadnis.

Farmers Stir 2.0: Advantage Akali Dal?

Farmers Stir 2.0: Advantage Akali Dal?

Rediff.com28 Feb 2024

If everything goes according to plan, a resuscitated SAD could emerge as a central player in Punjab in three years, notes Aditi Phadnis.

'Ajit has choked Pawar politically'

'Ajit has choked Pawar politically'

Rediff.com21 Feb 2024

'Pawar is a fighter. He will fight back.'

Champai Soren: Puppet Or Puppeteer?

Champai Soren: Puppet Or Puppeteer?

Rediff.com19 Feb 2024

Pressure from the Soren clan is only one of the challenges Champai faces as he readies himself to helm the predominantly tribal state.

Can Sharmila Help Congress Win AP?

Can Sharmila Help Congress Win AP?

Rediff.com3 Feb 2024

If she cannot recast the party, bring together the factions opposed to her, and present herself as her brother's true challenger, there will be little left for her in politics, notes Aditi Phadnis.

Sunil Kanugolu: Congress' Mr Strategy

Sunil Kanugolu: Congress' Mr Strategy

Rediff.com9 Jan 2024

From all indications, Sunil Kanugolu is here to stay, though whether his magic will help the Congress in the northern states in the Lok Sabha elections remains to be seen, wonders Aditi Phadnis.

'For India, Sheikh Hasina is a reliable partner'

'For India, Sheikh Hasina is a reliable partner'

Rediff.com8 Jan 2024

'She delivers on promises, especially on security issues which is a core concern for India.'

BJP's Mission UP: Winning All 80 Lok Sabha Seats

BJP's Mission UP: Winning All 80 Lok Sabha Seats

Rediff.com5 Jan 2024

The BJP lost 15 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in 2019. Union ministers have been deployed in all 15, tasked with turning the result around.

BJP Wants Kejriwal In Jail For A Long Time

BJP Wants Kejriwal In Jail For A Long Time

Rediff.com3 Jan 2024

If Kejriwal is arrested, it will take very little for Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena to summon a meeting of the assembly, direct it to elect a new leader of the House, and, if it doesn't, dissolve it and impose President's Rule, predicts Aditi Phadnis.

'BJP Has Several Big Ideas For 2024 Election'

'BJP Has Several Big Ideas For 2024 Election'

Rediff.com22 Dec 2023

'The allegations of government involvement in targeted assassinations abroad are likely to help, not hurt, the ruling party.' 'True or false, they convey a sense of muscularity and, in some quarters, are celebrated as a harbinger of 'great power' status.'

INDIA Parties May Force Congress To Get Real

INDIA Parties May Force Congress To Get Real

Rediff.com5 Dec 2023

'There is ample evidence to suggest that attacks on the PM's probity and his connections with business houses do not resonate with voters.'

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