As it eyes third term, BJP prepares to hard-sell its track record with OBCs
Several Opposition parties, including the Congress, are attempting to encircle the BJP by playing the caste-based census card.
BJP's MP pitch: 3 OBC CMs, including Shivraj, plus caste-specific welfare boards
The factionalism within the Congress and its spilled cadre allowed the saffron party to rule in the state for 15 years. Having no strong opposition, the state BJP leadership apparently maintained a reluctant approach over OBC demands however the scenario changed after it lost the previous election.
BJP plays caste card in Telangana by promising state an OBC CM
Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement at an election rally in Suryapet is seen as an attempt to woo OBC voters, who account for more than 50 per cent of the state electorate. In the first list of 52 candidates, the BJP has also given tickets to 20 candidates from the backward classes.
Karnataka sees Operation Hast vs Operation Lotus in full flow ahead of 2024
The Congress after registering a thumping victory by winning 136 seats in the 224-Karnataka state legislature, implementing five guarantee schemes and consolidating its position, wants to leave no stone unturned to wrestle more than 20 Lok Sabha seats. Presently BJP holds 25 Parliamentary seats out of 28 in the state.
BJP sees opportunity in Lalu Prasad Yadav's return to Mahagathbandhan politics
The first issue was noticed on Thursday when the Congress party invited Lalu Prasad as the chief guest to Sadakat Ashram to celebrate the 136th birth anniversary of Bihar Kesri and first Chief Minister of the state Sri Krishna Singh but did not invite Chief Minister Nitish Kumar despite the Congress being in the Mahagathbandhan government.
Supporters of Gehlot's OSD seek ticket for him from Bhilwara, gather at CM's residence in large numbers
On Saturday, thousands of supporters of Sharma from Bhilwara reached Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence here as a mark of show of strength.
Modi cancels visit to poll-bound Mizoram, Cong takes a jibe
Mizoram BJP President Vanlalhmuaka said that Shah is likely to address an election rally in Mamit district, where the Prime Minister was scheduled to address a gathering on October 30.
'I changed the face of Indian agriculture, WFO lauded it', Pawar rebuts PM’s jibe
Flanked by party leaders Hemant Takale and Vidya Chavan, Pawar (82) said that when he took over as Union Agriculture Minister in 2004, there was a shortage of foodgrains in the country.
India equipping its youth with skills and education to harness emerging opportunities: PM Modi
While addressing the National Rozgar Mela via video conferencing, the Prime Minister also distributed more than 51,000 appointment letters to newly inducted recruits in various Government departments and organisations.
Cong, BJP field tall leaders to make Lachmangarh a tough contest
According to party leaders, the BJP has brought in Maharia as he can take on Dotasra in the PCC chief’s own constituency Lachmangarh. Incidentally, Dotasra is aiming to return to power in Lachmangarh for the fourth time.