Sanjay Basak

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BJP sees gain in 19 east UP seats

It had nothing to do with astrology, just sheer electoral strategy.

Rajnath is emerging as ‘secular’ face of BJP

One of the RSS’ trusted lieutenants, BJP president Rajnath Singh has emerged as the “most secular face” of the saffron camp.

Confusion in Varanasi on Ansari’s role

Confusion prevails over the much-coveted support of the Quami Ekta Dal, led by jailed don Mukhtar Ansari, who is said to control close to 1.5 lakh Muslim votes in Varanasi.

BJP fears it may not cross 35 seats in UP

The opinion poll projections of a possible BJP sweep is not being taken as an accurate prediction by saffron leaders in the organisation.

Baru return blocked by officials in PMO


Contrary to the perception that the Congress leadership had blocked the then media adviser to the Prime Minister Sanjaya Baru’s return to the PMO in 2009, sources in Prime Minister’s Office revealed t

Gandhi clan join forces to combat Modi power


Sensing that it was getting decimated by the BJP’s propaganda blitz, the Congress has decided to go in for a massive carpetbombing campaign spearheaded by the Gandhi clan — mother, daughter and son.

Priyanka steps up for a fight

Stepping out to “help mother and brother”, Priyanka adopted a proactive role and got more aggressive in targeting the BJP.

If Modi forms govt, BJP tussle likely for key posts


Resentment over the meteoric rise of Narendra Modi continues to simmer within the BJP.

Delhi, Haryana battle today


After two phases of electioneering, the main battle of the ballot begins on Thursday with the country entering the third phase of the 2014 general election.

Clear glimpse of Hindutva agenda

The BJP’s manifesto may have focused on economic development and governance issues, but glimpses of its Hindutva agenda were once again seen in the document that was released on Monday.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.