Ostensibly upset with party affairs in the state, and working style of BJP state unit general secretary (organisation) Sunil Bansal, Om Prakash Mathur has skipped key party events in the state for nearly 9 months now.
The combination of OBC and Dalit votes in favour of the SP-BSP alliance had significantly hurt the BJP in Gorakhpur and Noorpur. Further, the proximity between the SP and the BSP appears to be growing and their alliance is likely to continue in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
He said that since the war with Pakistan in 1971, India was already in a declared stage of emergency under Article 352 of the Constitution on account of external aggression, and that there was no need to declare a second Emergency.
The Organiser's editorial states that the elections will come and go and leaders like Rahul will emerge and fade away. “But the Gandhian values are the torch-bearers not only for this nation and but for the entire humanity, they should remain undamaged.”
While New Delhi and Beijing have been engaged in finding ways to resolve the long-pending boundary dispute, the BJP’s training document tells its cadres that China was “not interested” in a resolution.
Pranab Mukherjee’s acceptance of the RSS invitation had generated tremendous anxiety within the Congress, the party to which he belonged before becoming President. In fact, several senior party leaders had expressed surprise, disbelief and even criticised his decision to visit the RSS headquarters.