Though the BJP has formed government in 2007, its fortunes have run into tough times too often as the Central leadership often looked askance at former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa’s bid to assert his independent and autonomous position.
Deepawali, the Indian festival of light, symbolises the victory of good over evil and is a major event in life of millions of people. The political class, which is pitched in a tight battle to elect five regional assemblies, is finding it an extremely tense moment.
The midnight purge at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is over, but the action is not. All eyes now shift to the Supreme Court which will on Friday hear ousted CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition against the government decision to send him on leave.
The Vijayadashmi Day (Dussehra) address of RSS sarsanghchalak (head) is a most watched event for followers and those who track the Hindu organization that wields tremendous influence on the current dispensation in New Delhi.
Politicians across parties are beginning to gear up for the battle for elections to five state assembly elections scheduled later this year. Along with elections to five state Assemblies, by-elections to three Karnataka Lok Sabha are scheduled on November 3.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) OP Rawat said Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh Assembly elections will be completed before December 15. As per the schedule, counting of votes will be conducted on December 11.
By aligning with Chhattisgarh Janata Dal (CJD) of Ajit Jogi, the BSP leader is testing the political waters in State for the first time. It may give her dividends as her alliance with Janata Dal (S) in Karnataka demonstrated
The Election Commission is currently putting last touches to its plans to conduct peaceful elections to the States, free of technical glitches that were witnessed during the three Lok Sabha by-elections in Uttar Pradesh.