Narendra Modi had often referred to Rahul Gandhi as Shehzaade during Lok Sabha polls in 2014, a term used for Muslim princes.
Checking tax evasion, digitisation, discouraging cash transactions beyond Rs 3 lakh and taxing the non-salaried shows BJP's changing priorities.
A constant feature at every BJP press conference in Parliament House, where he sat next to the party spokesperson, Shanmuganathan never received the media attention he has invited now.
A loss for the BSP would prompt the BJP — and to some extent the Congress — to woo the Jatavs away from Mayawati.
Vaidya told ET: “I said there has been social discrimination for centuries against some backward castes."
Talks with Vishwas are in an advanced stage, BJP sources said, adding that there will not be much delay in taking a decision as the notification process for UP polls have already begun.
Minoo Masani was the 1st non-Congress head of PAC in 1967 and since then no minister or PM has been summoned,” a BJP leader said.
For the first time, a whole BJP national executive was focused on how a decision — note recall — will help the poor. It has also been associated with nationalism, a core BJP ideology.
Though names of either West Bengal or its Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been in the forefront in protesting against demonetisation, featured in the resolution, it appeared to make an oblique reference to the state.
The BJP Chief lamented that while the country had welcomed this bold step, the opposition had “unfortunately” called it “Khoon ki dalali”.
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