POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 19, 2014 AT 08:22 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 02:54 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 19, 2014 AT 08:22 IST, Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 02:54 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST

While it may be too early to analyse the reasons for the electoral setback for the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the instant verdict, on at least Twitter, was that it was a resounding rejection of the Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj brand of rabble-rousing and communally polarising campaigning (from Love Jehad to blaming Madrasas for terrorism). Significantly, in UP the absence of BSP ensured that the anti-BJP vote was not divided.

Read Full Post  |  3 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST, Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 14, 2014 AT 01:39 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 14, 2014 01:39 IST

It seems the Allahabad unit of the Congress—or at least some of its workers, maybe just the self-styled ones—is hell-bent on causing a top-level change in the party.

A virtual war of the posters seems to be on at present between loyalists who seem to have lined up behind the respective siblings of the Congress first family.

Read Full Post  |  1 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 14, 2014 AT 01:39 IST, Edited At: Aug 14, 2014 01:39 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 09, 2014 AT 18:56 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 09, 2014 18:56 IST

Budget session. Lok Sabha. A debate on price rise. Perhaps the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was just giving his tired eyes a rest, or perhaps he was just caught catnapping. Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said Rahul Gandhi was seen sleeping in Parliament, and that's what the Congress was doing during their 10 year rule.

Read Full Post  |  9 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 09, 2014 AT 18:56 IST, Edited At: Jul 09, 2014 18:56 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 12, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: May 12, 2014 23:59 IST

The BJP-led NDA is projected to form the government at the Centre with exit polls tonight giving between 249 and 289 seats to the Narendra Modi-led grouping, which is close to the half-way mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.

Read Full Post  |  44 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 12, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: May 12, 2014 23:59 IST
     
 
PhotosNewsBlogsLatest
Short Takes
click for more
recent tags
Assembly Elections
BJP
Canada
Congress
Corruption
Haryana
Levity
Maharashtra
Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS)
NCP
Parliament
Shiv Sena
Shootouts - Hate and other crimes
TV
 
bloggers
A. Sanzgiri
Boria Majumdar
Buzz
Dr Mohammad Taqi
Freya Dasgupta
G. Rajaraman
K.V. Bapa Rao
Maheshwer Peri
Namrata Joshi
Omar Ali
Our Readers Write Back
OWD
Poster
Prarthna Gahilote
Shefalee Vasudev
Sundeep Dougal
Sunil Menon
ARCHIVES
Go
SMTWTFS
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
recent comments
On Oct 19, after the results of the assembly elections...
Poll Started on: Oct 22, 2014
More...
Do you know who is the youngest to win the Nobel prize...
Freya Dasgupta, Rimme Dirchi
More...


ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: