With the BJP having come to power, party’s campaign team is back at work, its next target being assembly elections due this year.
REPEAT: Team that drove Modi campaign back at work, now on Maharashtra
The Team that ran Narendra Modi’s poll campaign is back at work, its next target being assembly elections due this year. Prime Minister Modi, it has been learnt, has asked his campaign strategists to stop celebrating the victory and begin ground work for the upcoming “challenges”. They have been advised to replicate the campaign and communication strategy they followed in the general elections. The big target is Maharashtra, which goes to polls in December. READ FULL STORY HERE
REPRINT: First time in 23 years, Deendayal volumes printed afresh
The RSS has for the first time reprinted a set of books about Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya, 23 years after the first edition was published and coinciding with the formation of the BJP’s first government with a full majority. The first editions of Deendayal Upadhyaya: Ideology and Perception, comprising seven volumes, were published in 1991. READ FULL STORY HERE
REVISION: Coming up, fresh chapters to bio by British freelancer
The publishers of Narendra Modi’s biography by British freelance writer and TV producer Andy Marino are set to add new chapters on his election campaign, the victory and his vision for a new and stronger India. “The revised edition of the book (Narendra Modi: A Political Biography) will be out in July,” said Vikas Rakheja, managing director, Manjul Publications, the Bhopal-based publishing house with regional rights to the book originally published in English by Harper Collins India. READ FULL STORY
REVAMP: On a high, Hindu outfits plan wider reach in UP
With the BJP having come to power, Hindu outfits the VHP, the Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) and the ABVP, the RSS students’ wing, are going for an organisational expansion in Uttar Pradesh. Separate efforts by the three organisations had helped the BJP win 71 of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, where assembly elections are due in 2016. READ FULL STORY HERE
Kiran Bedi tried to establish her credentials as a secular, pro-women candidate.