At RLD’s Mathura rally, people snub Rahul
In the Ramlila Grounds here on Tuesday afternoon, there is a family more famous than the Gandhis: that of Chaudhary Charan Singh’s. A sizeable crowd came to listen to Mathura’s sitting MP and Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Lok Sabha candidate Jayant Chaudhary and his father Ajit Singh. Interestingly, as soon as Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi took the dais and started speaking, several in the crowd made their way to the exits.
Priyanka bursts out at Vadra-baiters, Vow to hit back at ‘attacks’
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today broke her silence on the continued “political” attacks on her husband and vowed to fight back, saying her resolve would get stronger with every attempt to “humiliate” her family.
Gehlot’s loss will be BJP’s gain
There is an undeniable buzz around BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi that leaps in your face the moment you strike a conversation with the youth in Dausa. Despite Modi’s absence in this tribal constituency, it is the Modi wave that is inflicting a blow to the Congress in Dausa.
In Malda, it’s still all about Ghani Khan
The Congress campaign in the border district of Malda begins and ends with A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury. Ghani Khan’s brother Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury is the Congress candidate from Malda South and Mausam Benazir Noor, his niece, is the party candidate from Malda North.
After 6-0, uphill in Mumbai
Having swept Mumbai’s six seats in 2009, the Congress-NCP alliance will still fancy its chances in at least two of those seats but could find it uphill maintaining the overall hold. Even BJP insiders concede that they expect Mumbai South and Mumbai North Central to stay with Milind Deora and Priya Dutt, respectively, while promising a strong fight in the remaining four seats.