Venkatesh Kesari

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UP Assembly polls set to be expensive

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are going to be an “expensive affair” with the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party already starting resource mobilisation on a large scale. The Congress, too, is not lagging behind.

Cracks now appear in Opp. unity over prices

Fissures in Opposition unity over the price rise issue are clearly visible: while the BJP-led NDA remains adamant on a vote in Parliament, the Left is looking for a face-saving forumula and the Mandalite parties are giving different signals.

Lalu, Mulayam may use Shah issue in Bihar polls

It seem that the strategy of the Samjawadi Party and the RJD has confused the Oppostion and the ruling UPA. They are raising the vocie against the governemnt on the price rise inside and outside Parliament, but their priorities are different. RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav views that the action against Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s tursted colleague Amit Shah would help his party more in the Bihar polls than the price rise issue.

Gadkari looks for LS berth for 2014

BJP president Nitin Gadkari is set to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Maharashtra as he is not in the mood to enter national politics through the Rajya Sabha.

Gadkari to fight LS from Maha

A section of BJP leaders claimed on Saturday that the BJP has made a dent in Vidarbha, considered a Congress stronghold.

Divide in Opp. may let govt introduce bills

The government has decided to bring contentious bills like the Women’s Reservation Bill, civil liability for nuclear damage bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament after realising that a divided Opposition will make noises but may not influence its legislative agenda. The session will begin on Monday next week.

Boundary issue set to rock Parliament

Boundaries of Maharashtra are hotting up ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Opp. unsure on no-trust move

The Opposition is in a double mind on whether or not to bring a no-confidence motion against the Manmohan Singh government in the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning July 26.

Pawar’s ‘real agenda’ leaves Cong guessing

A guessing game has begun in the Congress circles on NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s “real agenda” over his recent moves.

NCP sets up a new front, but to stay a part of UPA

Fissures are developing in the ruling UPA with the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party on Friday announcing a new “Secular Democratic Front” at the state level across the country.

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