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September, 2016


BJP on Wait and Watch Mode; Not to Declare Candidates for UP Polls Yet

While other political parties have declared their candidates for the coming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections next year, the BJP is yet to reveal its cards. Some political observers and opponents have noted that this gives a decided edge to the other political contenders. The BJP is, however, not worried. It appears confident of turning the supposed disadvantage to its advantage and do what is called ‘man-to-man marking’ in selecting its candidates. The party has claimed that opening its game plan at the last moment would help it in analysing theRead More

AAP Declares First List of Candidates for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The Aam Aadmi Party has declared its first list of candidates for the upcoming Goa Assembly elections 2017. The candidates are Valmiki Naik (Panaji), Ajeetsingh Rane (Mayem), Molu Velip (Shiroda) and Cruz Silva (Velim). According to Aam Aadmi Party sources, the names had been declared by the Political Affairs Committee after getting approved by the party’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. AAP National Secretary Pankaj Gupta also informed the media that candidates for all the remaining constituencies would be made public by the end of October. TheRead More

Navjot Singh Sidhu to launch Aawaaz-e-Punjab next week

Amid reports of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after resigning from BJP, Sidhu has collaborated with the Bains brothers and ex-captain of Indian Hockey Pargat Singh, to form a new political front called Aawaz-e-Punjab. The front is intended to raise voice against the people who’ve done harm to the Indian state of Punjab. Denying Aawaz-e-Punjab to be a new political party, Sidhu will be launching the same next week. On the contrary, a top AAP leader has claimed that Sidhu is still in talks withRead More