Congress plays the ‘Sikh card’
The Congress appears to have broken new ground in this election by using the “Sikh card” to woo the community, estranged since “Operation Bluestar” in 1984 and the anti-Sikh violence following the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
It is hard to imagine that Manmohan Singh is not surprised by the fact that […]
“It is pro-people government in Gujarat”
— Photo: A. Shaikmohideen
development, his message: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendar Modi with Pon. Radhakrishnan, BJP candidate for Kanyakumari, at an election meeting in Nagercoil on Saturday. Nagercoil: Gujarat stands as a model for implementation of various welfare schemes for farmers and fishermen community. Several multinational companies have […]
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AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa addressing an election meeting at Vyasarpadi in Chennai on Saturday. CHENNAI: AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on Saturday asked Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi to reveal the mystery behind the meeting between Priyanka Gandhi and Nalini, an accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
“There is a suspicion that […]
Kolkata: Dismissing any chance of a Third Front government coming up at the Centre after the elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Lal Krishna Advani, on Friday said it was either the BJP or the Congress that would form the government.
Addressing an election rally in the Kolkata Uttar constituency, he said: “A […]
NEW DELHI: The Congress’ media in-charge, M. Veerappa Moily, on Friday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was polluting his secular credentials by aligning with a communal party like the BJP to remain in power. “If he wants to remain in the communal cauldron and burn himself, I do not think anybody can save […]
Lookalikes of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran campaigning in Villupuram. PHOTO: C. VENKATACHALAPATHY
Shimla: Priyanka Vadra, the daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, took time off from a hectic round of campaigning in Uttar Pradesh to make a short visit to the cooler climes of Himachal Pradesh on Monday.
Without informing local Congressmen, Ms. Vadra came to give directions to her staff, who are constructing a cottage for […]
Indrani Dutta, Kolkata
Suvendu and Sisir Adhikari have become the two trump cards for the Trinamool Congress
As a small boy, he spent hours at the Ramakrishna Mission, leading his parents to worry that he would become a monk. Today, Suvendu Adhikari is a name to reckon with in Nandigram. Along with father Sisir, the duo is […]
Vinay Kumar, Mainpuri
Former Chief Minister is frontrunner in Samajwadi Party citadel
In this citadel of the Samajwadi Party (SP), which goes to the polls on May 7, its President and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav looks set to go through without a hiccup.
A part of the old kingdom of the Chauhans, Mainpuri […]
Farukkhabad (U.P.): Ridiculing the BJP’s “soft on terror” charges, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that while the Congress “effectively and firmly” countered terrorism, the BJP-led NDA government “treated terrorists like guests” and released them in their own country.
She was addressing an election rally here in support of the party nominee Salman Khursheed.
“The entire […]