In the party executive today, Kushwaha said whatever seats BJP has offered is not acceptable. He also stepped up his attack on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, claiming that he is resorting to "nasty tricks" of breaking RLSP.
"As far as I know, Swami Agnivesh is a person who survives on foreign donations. The saffron dress that he wears is to deceive the simple Indians. He is a fraud and not a Swami. He had himself planned this attack to gain popularity," the minister said.
According to the report, the total donations received by national political parties between the financial year (FY) 2016-17 increased by Rs 487.36 cr — an increase of 478% from Rs 102.02 crore declared during the previous fiscal.
Karnataka elections: During one such brief autorickshaw ride in Mangalore city, the heart of the communally-sensitive Dakshina Kannada region, a driver stated: "Hindus will die if BJP doesn't return (to power).”
Following days of hard bargain, BJP on Monday (September 14) sealed a seat sharing pact for the Bihar assembly polls with its allies under which it will contest 160 of the 243 seats, while sparing 20 for Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S), besides 40 for Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.
As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”
BS Yeddyurappa, the man of the hour, has led the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka to a 104-seat victory. Now after much struggle, as he takes oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka, a look back at how it has always been a battle for him.