JAIPUR: Expelling former union minister Jaswant Singh for six years on disciplinary grounds appears to have compounded the worries for the BJP in Rajasthan. The party is wary of the support Singh, 76, enjoys among the Rajput, Kalvi, Rajpurohit, Raberi and minority
KOLKATA: Determined to check the usage of unaccounted and unauthorised funds by different political parties in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, the income tax department has now decided to widen its monitoring activities.
NEW DELHI: Rahul Ranjan, a student of Noida’s Amity University, is one of India’s 100 million new voters. He knows where India should be headed. “Look at China,” he says. Rahul’s views signal the larger plank on which the 2014 elections are being fought: brighter opportunities.
KOLKATA: Despite some resentment, majority of the 27 per cent Muslims in Bengal are solidly behind Mamata Banerjee this Lok Sabha polls. Belief that Mamata upholds secularism would provide safety and succour to them and fulfill the promises made for the uplift of the minorities has largely tilted the Muslim vote-bank in favour of Mamata.
NEW DELHI: A day after he was expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party on charges of indiscipline, Jaswant Singh on Sunday lashed out at the party, saying it had lost its vision and frittered away its virtues for temporary political gains by heeding to “petty whims” of individuals
SAHARANPUR (UP): Congress Lok Sabha candidate Imran Masood was on Saturday sent to jail by a court for 14 days after he was arrested before dawn for his hate speech in which he allegedly threatened to “chop” Narendra Modi “into pieces”.
NEW DELHI: BJP on Saturday night expelled its veteran leader Jaswant Singh, who is contesting the Lok Sabha poll as an Independent in Rajasthan’s Barmer constituency against the party’s official nominee, after he refused to withdraw his candidature on the last day of withdrawal of nominations.