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Why Congress's Kuldeep Bishnoi Is In Focus In Rajya Sabha Poll: 5 Facts

Why Congress's Kuldeep Bishnoi Is In Focus In Rajya Sabha Poll: 5 Facts

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday June 10, 2022

Congress legislator Kuldeep Bishnoi has hit headlines for his cryptic tweets in the run-up to today's elections to 2 Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana.

Govind Singh Replaces Kamal Nath As Leader Of Opposition In Madhya Pradesh

Govind Singh Replaces Kamal Nath As Leader Of Opposition In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 03, 2022, Bhopal

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress veteran Kamal Nath resigned from the post of leader of opposition last week.

"Alliance On For 10 Years": Goa's MGP Says Differences With BJP Resolved

"Alliance On For 10 Years": Goa's MGP Says Differences With BJP Resolved

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 09, 2022, Panaji

Maharashtra Gomantak Party (MGP) MLA Sudin Dhavalikar, who was inducted into the Pramod Sawant-led cabinet on Saturday, said the differences between his party and the BJP have been laid to rest.

"Offered Mayawati UP Chief Minister's Post, But...": Rahul Gandhi

"Offered Mayawati UP Chief Minister's Post, But...": Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 09, 2022, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Congress had offered to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati to jointly fight the recent Uttar Pradesh assembly election and make her the chief ministerial candidate, but "she did not even talk to us".

P Chidambaram's Goa Guess Earns A Sharp Comeback From Chief Minister

P Chidambaram's Goa Guess Earns A Sharp Comeback From Chief Minister

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday March 31, 2022, New Delhi

Naming prominent BJP leaders in the state, Mr Chidambaram, in a Tweet this morning, said that the people of Goa "may not have slept in peace" after knowing the kind of government they got.

UP Portfolios: Yogi Adityanath Keeps Home, Minister Suresh Khanna Gets Finance

UP Portfolios: Yogi Adityanath Keeps Home, Minister Suresh Khanna Gets Finance

Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2022, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday allocated portfolios in his 53-member ministry, keeping the departments of Home, Vigilance and Personnel with him.

Poll Victory Shows People's Trust In PM, Not Congress: Amit Shah

Poll Victory Shows People's Trust In PM, Not Congress: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 26, 2022, Gandhinagar

The BJP's "massive" victory in four states is the testimony to the acceptance of policies and projects undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India safe, prosperous and powerful, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday.

Dropped From Yogi Cabinet, Outgoing UP Deputy Chief Minister Said This

Dropped From Yogi Cabinet, Outgoing UP Deputy Chief Minister Said This

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

BJP leader and outgoing Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Friday said he will continue to strengthen the party to ensure that it emerges winner in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

Prominent Faces Missing From Yogi Cabinet 2.0

Prominent Faces Missing From Yogi Cabinet 2.0

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Dinesh Sharma, Shrikant Sharma and Siddharth Nath Singh are among the prominent faces who are missing from the UP government this time as new ministers took oath at a grand swearing-in ceremony here on Friday.

"Symbol Of Party's Trust": UP's Lone Muslim Minister On Cabinet Berth

"Symbol Of Party's Trust": UP's Lone Muslim Minister On Cabinet Berth

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

His becoming a minister wasn't unexpected but a symbol of faith reposed by the party in its dedicated worker, said UP's lone Muslim minister Danish Azad Ansari on Friday.

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Danish Azad Ansari is the only Muslim face in new Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath.

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

An influential OBC leader and currently the BJP Uttar Pradesh unit president, Swatantra Dev Singh was named Congress Singh by his parents.

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

A poster boy for Hindutva, saffron-robed Yogi Adityanath was considered a rabble-rouser and often accused of making provocative remarks against Muslims.

As 52 Ministers Take Oath In UP, BJP Changes Muslim Face Of The Party

As 52 Ministers Take Oath In UP, BJP Changes Muslim Face Of The Party

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday March 25, 2022, New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in today as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for the second time, a 37-year-record, in a ceremony at a packed Lucknow stadium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top BJP leaders and Bollywood stars were present.

Yogi Adityanath's Record 2nd Oath, 85,000 Attend: 10 Points

Yogi Adityanath's Record 2nd Oath, 85,000 Attend: 10 Points

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday March 25, 2022, New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh along with two Deputy Chief Ministers for a record second time. The cricket stadium where the mega event is underway is packed, sources say more than 85,000 are attending.