Prashant Kishor to quit if BJP wins Bengal, hints at larger plans

Prashant Kishor, the political branding and communications consultant credited with crafting several highly successful election campaigns, said he will leave his profession if the BJP manages to win 100 seats (29.4%) in the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections. “I will quit the work I’m doing.. I will cease to exist as a political aide, what […]

Non-BJP parties likely to jointly ask EC for paper ballot in 2019

An array of politicial parties, including BJP allies Shiv Sena and BJD, are likely to write to the Election Commission to ask for the next general election to be conducted using ballot paper, media reported. The parties include opposition outfits like the Indian National Congress, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, CPI(M) and Rashtriya Janata Dal, […]

Ravi Shankar Prasad tears into Mamata for ‘forcing’ family to abandon BJP

BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad today attacked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Bannerjee using very sharp words for what he said was the pressure brought on the adivasi family to renege its connection with his party and become supporters of Bannerjee’s Trinamool Congress. “It is a matter of concern that the West Bengal, which used […]