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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Alliance math formidable challenge for BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Alliance math formidable challenge for BJP in Uttar Pradesh
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 01:12 PM IST

‘Opposition fears us, that’s why it is joining hands’: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said what has not happened over the past 50 years has happened in the past five years.
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 09:01 AM IST

Opposition unity nothing but ‘bina dulhe ki baraat’: Shivraj Chouhan

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said rival parties don’t have a leader to match Prime Minister Narendra Modi.( Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 27, 2019 08:54 PM IST

Opposition unity unlikely to translate into national alliance

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Opposition leaders at TMC led 'United India' rally in Kolkata on Saturday.
Published on Jan 20, 2019 07:36 AM IST

Mamata uses rhetoric, hyperbole to underscore Opposition unity, attack Modi regime

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee delivering her speech at United India Rally in Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata on January 19, 2019. (HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 07:10 PM IST

Opposition unity rally today is Mamata Banerjee’s crowning glory

Mamata Banerjee is a phenomenon in West Bengal politics. Her party, Trinamool Congress, born only 21 years and 18 days ago, has achieved two landmarks already.
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 10:59 AM IST

Trinamool says Opposition rally to be biggest in ‘post-Independence Bengal’

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said BJP will not get more than 125 seats in the Lok Sabha elections.
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 12:00 AM IST

Analysis| Narrative, not Opposition unity, is BJP’s bigger worry ahead of 2019 polls

The BJP won almost half of its 282 seats in 2014 with a vote share of 50% or more. This is 15 percentage points more than the share of BJP victories with a similar vote share between 1989 and 2009.
Updated on Jan 02, 2019 08:47 AM IST

Opposition bigwigs to meet to chart out strategy for anti-BJP front ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Agrarian distress and allegations of corruption against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre are likely to be the key planks for leaders from different opposition parties at crucial meeting on Monday
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 08:32 AM IST

Bypoll boost for Opposition unity as Congress-JD(S) win 4 of 5 seats

Congress workers celebrate after the party’s win in Jamakhandi assembly bypoll, on Tuesday.
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 11:40 PM IST

Weaker sections under attack, now it would be BJP-RSS versus rest: Rahul Gandhi

CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and Congress president Rahul Gandhi during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday.
Published on Aug 04, 2018 10:07 PM IST

‘We all are kings’, says Mamata Banerjee on opposition’s unity ahead of 2019 polls

Mamata Banerjee said priority is to defeat BJP, after her meeting with Sonia and Rahul Gandhi
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 08:40 AM IST

Maya reiterates BSP’s no social media policy

“I wish to reiterate that BSP doesn’t have an official Twitter handle or a Facebook account. Nor has it approved any website to be managed in the party’s name.”
Published on Jul 24, 2018 01:08 PM IST

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to unveil strategy for next Lok Sabha polls in TMC rally today

Trinamool Congress (TMC) party workers hold a portrait of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the annual Martyrs’ Day (Shahid diwas) rally, in Kolkata on Friday, July 20, 2018.
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 12:28 PM IST

Why the Congress must change its strategy

The Congress, under a reminted and more accommodating Rahul Gandhi, appears to be slowly accepting that it cannot dictate terms to any party in the country, and that for its very survival, it must now be ready to compromise and cede political space to potential adversaries.
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 06:25 PM IST

Election for RS deputy chair will test Opposition unity

Former Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien. With Kurien retiring, the big political battle in the monsoon session of Parliament will be the election for his successor.
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 11:16 AM IST

Opposition unity to be tested in election for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman

Former president Pratibha Patil, CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit and others during the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in New Delhi on June 13, 2018.
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 07:44 AM IST

Will be happy to unite Opposition against BJP: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sharad Pawar at his residence in Mumbai.
Published on Jun 05, 2018 01:30 AM IST

Bypoll results do not guarantee Opposition unity in the polls to come

Samajwadi Party workers celebrate their party success in the Uttar Pradesh bypolls, Lucknow, May 31, 2018
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 01:02 PM IST

Kairana bypoll result: How strategy of ‘Opposition unity’ ensured BJP’s defeat

Supporters of Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Tabassum Hasan outside a counting centre after winning the Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections on Thursday.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 09:07 PM IST

Anti-BJP front gets boost, Congress may bolster fortunes from outcome

Congress candidate Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia (red turban) is being greeted by party leaders after he won Shahkot bypoll in Punjab.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 12:03 AM IST

Opposition unity posing challenges for BJP in UP, admit party leaders

Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Tabassum Hasan with her supporters after winning Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections.
Updated on May 31, 2018 10:09 PM IST

Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson’s election will be next BJP-Opposition battleground

A view of the Parliament House of India at Sansad Marg in New Delhi.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 01:11 PM IST

Opposition unity helps JMM retain Silli, Gomia in Jharkhand bypolls

JMM leader Hemant Soren with party candidate Seema Mahto and Congress politician Subodhkant Sahai ahead of the Silli assembly bypoll. Seema Mahto trounced AJSU’s Sudesh Mahto by 13,500 votes.
Updated on May 31, 2018 09:20 PM IST

Message from Kairana bypoll: Opposition unity works but social harmony may still be a far cry | Analysis

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Tabassum Hasan with her supporters after winning the Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections, in Kairana on May 31, 2018. Hasan was also supported by the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party.
Updated on May 31, 2018 11:16 PM IST

Sharad Yadav calls for Opposition unity against BJP

JDU Senior Leader Sharad Yadav coming his car for Monsoon Session at parliament House in New Delhi, India, on Friday, July 21, 2017.
Updated on May 18, 2018 10:59 PM IST

Opposition versus Modi: Why fighting the BJP locally is a good strategy, writes Barkha Dutt

Congress President Rahul Gandhi during a press meet, in Bengaluru, May 10. Gandhi erred in the Karnataka campaign by saying he was ready to be the Prime Minister if the Congress emerged as the largest party in 2019
Updated on May 19, 2018 10:23 AM IST
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