Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday scotched all rumours about an impending alliance with the RJD for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and announced the first list of 18 candidates for the state.
The BJP is set to seal two crucial seat-sharing deals in the next fortnight - with the RLD in Uttar Pradesh, and INLD in Haryana.
BJP brass' attempts to shore up its electoral prospects in UP by joining hands with Mr Ajit Singh’s RLD ran into in-house troubles when its state leadership went all out to sabotage the deal.
Railway minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has gone on an overdrive, announcing a slew of relief measures for flood-ravaged north-eastern Bihar.
The manmohan Singh government, which has till now been indulgent towards the protests in the Valley, has taken its gloves off.
The NHRC, which had been mandated by the Supreme Court to probe the alleged excesses committed by the Salwa Judum in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region, has reportedly given a clean chit to the group of local volunteers formed to fight Naxalites.
After sitting on the issue for over 50 days, the Centre finally seems to be waking up to the need to resolve the Amarnath land row.
It’s that sinking feeling once again! Hit by the trust-vote loss and large-scale desertions from its camp, the BJP is now struggling to get its act together to gear itself to face the looming challenges.
In an attempt to exert pressure on the Manmohan Singh government to call for early general election, the BJP was on Wednesday exploring the option of going in for en-masse resignations from the Lok Sabha.
With just a week left for the trial of strength in the Lok Sabha, the principal opposition party, the BJP, has re-worked its strategy, and has now decided launch an aggressive campaign to ensure the defeat of the Manmohan Singh government in the trust vote.
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