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Vishal Kant

Vishal Kant

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Vishal Kant works as an Assistant Editor with Hindustan Times. He tracks developments in Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi government. Vishal has spent about a decade covering the city politics and governance, besides writing on Delhi’s civic issues, urban transport and infrastructure.

articles by Vishal Kant (228 results)
Dec 28, 2019 00:55
Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, Nationalist Congress Party’s Sharad Pawar, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and her Maharashtra and Delhi counterparts Uddhav Thackeray and Arvind Kejriwal will attend the... read more
Dec 27, 2019 21:25
Their presence on a common stage gains significance in the context of protests that have taken place against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC). read more
Dec 24, 2019 00:31
He had to compete with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) star campaigners, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah. read more
Dec 23, 2019 09:19
Jharkhand Assembly Results 2019: JMM, Congress and RJD contested the 2019 assembly election in alliance against the ruling BJP-JAUS combine. While the JMM contested 43 seats, Congress contested 31 and the RJD in the rest seven. read more
Dec 23, 2019 08:52
CM Raghubar Das, heading a coalition of the BJP and AJSUP, holds the distinction of being the first non-tribal to have held the coveted post in Jharkhand, where tribals make the single-biggest chunk of voters. read more
Dec 23, 2019 00:07
In the 19-year-old state, carved out of Bihar in 2000, political uncertainty and fractured mandates marked elections till 2014. read more
Dec 11, 2019 00:22
JMM working president and the chief ministerial face Hemant Soren (44) has emerged as the main campaigner for the JMM, Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (JDF) alliance in Jharkhand assembly elections. read more
Nov 22, 2019 14:15
Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: The BJP on Wednesday night announced candidates for seven more seats, thus declaring nominees for 79 assembly seats in the 81-member assembly, besides declaring support for one independent in Hussainabad seat. read more
Nov 14, 2019 17:26
Speaking to reporters after joining the AJSU Party in presence of its president Sudesh Mahto, Balmuchu said his decision is guided by his effort to save his ‘rajnaitik zameen’ (political support base). read more
Nov 09, 2019 00:09
The Congress and the JMM  announced that the leader of the opposition in the outgoing assembly, Hemant Soren of the JMM, will be projected as the alliance’s chief ministerial face. read more
Nov 04, 2019 22:11
The JVM-P was part of the opposition alliance and contested two of the 14 Lok Sabha seats. However, Babulal Marandi, the first chief minister of Jharkhand, has now called a two-day meet on November 5 and 6 for scrutiny of candidates for all the seat... read more
Aug 27, 2019 12:58
Rameshwar Oraon has served as the minister of state for tribal affairs in the first term of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. He also headed the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) for two terms from 2010 onw... read more
May 23, 2019 16:16
The result also sets the tone for the state assembly elections later this year where chief minister Raghubar Das will again take the combined opposition. read more
May 18, 2019 17:11
A total of 44.8 lakh voters will exercise their franchise on May 19 for choosing their representative from among 42 candidates across Dumka, Rajmahal and Godda Lok Sabha seats. read more
May 11, 2019 19:31
All the four seats going to polls in Jharkhand in the sixth phase are currently held by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party read more