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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

Haryana assembly poll

Oct 08, 2019 23:04
The Dera, a sect that counted many Dalits, farmers and migrant labourers among its followers, has hemorrhaged followers after Singh’s 2017 conviction. read more
Oct 05, 2019 23:46
Wife of former Panchkula MLA late DK Bansal, Anjali Bansal was vying for candidature and had been actively pushing her case. read more
Oct 04, 2019 23:06
Although most experts and analysts expect the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana assembly polls to retain power, they also point to the presence of spoilers and vote-splitters who could throw up surprises in some constituencies. read more
Oct 04, 2019 00:57
Takes a dig at Congress rival Chander Mohan saying he disappeared for 15 years read more
Sep 30, 2019 23:15
The Akali Dal used to contest elections in Haryana in alliance with the INLD before the party severed ties with it in 2017 over contrary stands on the SYL canal issue read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:14
Coming from a humble background, Kulwant worked for his community and remained as district president of Bazigar and Banjara sanghs for over a decade. Relative of senior Congress leader Dillu Ram, he began his political career as a party worker. He fought... read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:10
A commission agent, Subhash ran a fertiliser business before becoming a councillor in 2002. He joined the INLD and later moved to the Congress in 2005. He unsuccessfully fought 2009 assembly elections. He joined the BJP in 2014 read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:00
Basically an educationist, Dinesh Kaushik, who runs a BEd college and two schools, is known for his involvement in social works for more than two decades. He has fought four assembly elections since 2000, thrice as an independent and once on Congress... read more
Sep 27, 2019 22:56
Son of veteran parliamentarian Shamsher Singh Surjewala, Randeep Singh Surjewala got active in the Haryana Youth Congress in the 1980s. He became the state Congress general secretary in 1994 and defeated Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) supremo Om Prakash... read more
Sep 27, 2019 22:41
An ordinary Indian National Lok Dal worker, Ved Narang was handpicked by Chautalas to contest from Barwala in the 2014 assembly elections. read more
Sep 27, 2019 22:29
An alumna of a Chandigarh college, Renuka became an MLA in 2011 by winning the Adampur bypoll. The seat was vacated by her husband Kuldeep on becoming an MP. She was elected from Hansi on an HJC ticket, but later joined the Congress. read more
Sep 27, 2019 22:28
Gangwa joined the INLD in 2000 and unsuccessfully contested the 2009 assembly polls. He became a Rajya Sabha member in 2010, but resigned after getting elected as an MLA in 2014. He recently quit the INLD to join the BJP. read more
Sep 27, 2019 22:17
Kalyan started his political journey with youth wing of Congress. He joined BSP in 2009 and contested from Gharaunda unsuccessfully. Before 2014 assembly election, he left BSP to join BJP and won on BJP ticket from Gharaunda. read more
Sep 26, 2019 23:12
Virk had contested three assembly elections – in 1996 on Samata Party ticket, in 2005 on BJP ticket from Nilokheri and in 2009 on BJP ticket from Assandh seat – unsuccessfully. In 2014, he was elected for the first time from Assandh on BJP ticket. read more