Over the past couple of years, activists say, a series of high-profile cases—running the gamut from suspected electoral fraud and false FIRs to unlawful detention, torture and alleged extrajudicial killings—point to a nexus between political leaders of all ideological hues and the police.
Kanhaiya Kumar is the CPI candidate for Begusarai in Bihar. If student leaders are asking probing questions today, credit goes to this young man who looked Narendra Modi in the eye, feel JNU student leaders.
The BJP didn’t win any Lok Sabha seat in 2014 in Kerala. But its leaders are hopeful of a turnaround this year as the party has increased its vote share from seven per cent in 2009 to around 11 per cent in 2014.