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Shiv Sena set to contest Bihar elections, but not as part of NDA

Shiv Sena set to contest Bihar elections, but not as part of NDA

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Shiv Sena which shares an uneasy alliance with the BJP has said that it will contest elections in Bihar. “We will be contesting elections in Bihar. A formal decision on the number of seats will be announced soon,” Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said. The party will not be contesting as part of the […]

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Shiv Sena decides to contest Bihar polls

Shiv Sena decides to contest Bihar polls

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Shiv Sena, an ally of BJP at the Centre and Maharashtra, has decided to contest Bihar assembly elections on Hindutva and development plank. “We enjoy good support in Bihar and our workers want us to contest the polls,” said Sena MP Sanjay Raut. He also said that the party was very popular in Bihar […]

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‘Casteism is in the DNA of Bihar’ statement by Nitin Gadkari creates furore in Bihar

‘Casteism is in the DNA of Bihar’ statement by Nitin Gadkari creates furore in Bihar

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: BJP leader Nitin Gadkari’s statement that “casteism is in the DNA of Bihar” has caused a furore in the state with leaders from major political parties lambasting him over the issue. Congress state vice-president and media in-charge Premchand Mishra said the “irresponsible” statement of Gadkari has brought to fore the anti-Bihari stand of the BJP […]

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‘Who beats you up in Mumbai?’ In Bihar, Rahul Gandhi targets Shiv Sena

‘Who beats you up in Mumbai?’ In Bihar, Rahul Gandhi targets Shiv Sena

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aurangabad: An aggressive Rahul Gandhi ripped not only into political rival Narendra Modi today, but also parties associated with his BJP, like the Shiv Sena. He criticized Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar too, chiefly for his association with the BJP once upon a time. Mr Gandhi brought up a sensitive issue, referring to the targeting in Mumbai of the large population […]

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Rahul targets BJP-Sena alliance to woo voters from UP, Bihar

Rahul targets BJP-Sena alliance to woo voters from UP, Bihar

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the BJP hoping to cash in on Narendra Modi’s popularity to win in ‘Poorvanchal’ (eastern Uttar Pradesh), Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Saturday targeted the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance while addressing his first election rally in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking at the Ramlila Ground in Pratapgarh Lok Sabha constituency, Rahul told the gathering how the Shiv Sena, […]

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Billionaires & Millionaires to Dominate RS

Billionaires & Millionaires to Dominate RS

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Democracy is an abundance of riches, as the worth of the new occupants of the Upper House benches is being revealed in the run up to Rajya Sabha 2014. 36 out of 55—over 70 per cent—are crorepatis. Property is one of the major wealth factors listed and many of the new candidates are businessmen who […]

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