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Deepak Gidwani

  • After attacking Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi says nothing personal

    The Congress Party's vice-president and undeclared prime ministerial mascot, Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for the Lok Sabha election on Saturday, seeking a consecutive third term from the Gandhi family's VVIP borough of Amethi. The Gandhi scion was accompanied by Congress president Sonia...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 9:30am
  • Lok Sabha elections: Media neglects Mayawati

    While leaders like Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Mulayam Singh, Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi bask in the glory of headlines in both the print and the audio-visual media mired nowadays in the electoral 'Mahabharata', political analysts find it rather strange that BSP chief Mayawati virtually goes...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 6:35am
  • Congress' Ajay Rai to take on Narendra Modi in Varanasi

    The declaration of five-time MLA Ajay Rai as the Congress nominee in Varanasi ended the prolonged uncertainty and speculation in the party over who would take on the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. However, it failed to generate any significant ripples in electoral waters as Rai, a...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 7:05am
  • No hope for Gandhi family in lok sabha elections from Rae Bareli

    When Sonia Gandhi inaugurated the Rs1,685-crore rail coach factory spread over 541 hectares at Lalganj in Rae Bareli with much fanfare in November 2012, faces of the people in her constituency had lit up with the hope of upcoming job opportunities and economic prosperity. Little did they know that...

    Friday, 4 April 2014 - 8:50am
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014: Raj Babbar looks for more ammo against VK Singh in Ghaziabad constituency

    Finding the balance of politics

    Tuesday, 1 April 2014 - 7:30am
  • Lok Sabha 2014 Elections: Dimple Yadav, a horse-rider gallops into politics

    At first look, she reminds you of the simple, innocent and demure Bhagyashree in her blockbuster hit 1989 debut film, the Salman Khan starrer 'Maine Pyar Kiya'. She loves to be a home-maker most of the time, though very few would know – or expect – that she is an expert horse-rider. Her top...

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 6:50am
  • Mafia don Mukhtar Ansari to take on Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal

    With mafia don Mukhtar Ansari throwing his hat in the electoral ring in Varanasi, the battle of hustings in the holy city is set to get even more interesting. Already, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal has declared his candidature against the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra...

    Friday, 28 March 2014 - 7:10am
  • Ajit Singh : He put western Uttar Pradesh on the map

    Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and civilaviation minister Ajit Singh has lost just one election in his 28-year-old political career, which he embarked upon in 1986 after returning from the United States where he worked for a decade and ahalf. But the echoes of 1998 are haunting the74-year-old former...

    Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 7:15am
  • Varanasi welcomes Arvind Kejriwal with egg on his face

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal formally announced his candidature against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi at a rally in the holy city on Tuesday. However, his road show in Varanasi was marred by eggs and black ink being thrown at him and other AAP...

    Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 8:50am
  • Cousins face-off in Saharanpur

    In an interesting turn of events, senior Congress leader Rasheed Masood's son Shazan Masood is now the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Saharanpur while his nephew Imran Masood is the Congress nominee from this seat. Ironically, till recently, the situation was just the opposite--Imran had been...

    Sunday, 23 March 2014 - 10:00am

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