East India Opinion Politics

Meghalaya CM warns BJP “Snapping ties” over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was already passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8, seeks to remove hurdles for eligible migrants from six minority groups from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan from getting  Indian citizenship.   “We have met several leaders cutting across party lines in the national capital and had sought their support not Read More…

North India Politics

Akhilesh praise on Priyanka Political entry raises eyebrow in UP politics

The SP chief heaped praise on Congress president Rahul Gandhi for inducting Priyanka into the party. Akhilesh on Saturday hailed the appointment of Priyanka as AICC general secretary and said that it would help the Congress ”strengthen” its roots in the state.   ”The decision to induct Priyanka into the party is good…it is good Read More…

North India Politics Votes & Polls

Congress unfazed in UP but try to rework its 2009 Formula

After being sidelined and shown door by Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, the Grand old Congress party looked unfazed and is set to unite and coordinate secular forces in the state for the 2019 General Elections.   Congress has already begun working on strategies for Uttar Pradesh, Read More…

North India Opinion Politics

Akhilesh Mayavathi announces alliance in UP but Congress not included

BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav during a joint press conference in Lucknow.   Twenty four years after their bitter separation following the infamous ‘Guest House’ incident, when BSP supremo Mayawati was allegedly attacked by Samajwadi Party (SP) workers, the two archrivals SP and BSP formally announced on Saturday their alliance in Read More…