Nishant Shekhar

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How retaining Kairana has suddenly become tougher for BJP
Fri, May 25, 2018

Kairana bypoll: Angry farmers, united Opposition, BJP will have to work hard to avoid a Gorakhpur repeat

Show of strength in Karnataka: Opposition’s unity at Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in could make Modi uneasy
Wed, May 23, 2018

Karnataka: The oath-taking ceremony of Kumaraswamy in Karnataka was attended by leaders of almost all opposition parties in the country in what seemed like a choreographed show of strength by parties that are not part of the NDA.

Karnataka govt formation highlights: Cong, JDS move SC, floor test to decide the fate of state
Thu, May 17, 2018

Congress-JDS alliance, Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE: HD Kumaraswamy could well be made chief minister if the Governor invites the alliance to form government in the state.

BJP single largest party in Karnataka as saffron surge shows no sign of fading
Tue, May 15, 2018

Karnataka election results 2018: The impressive performance in Karnataka reaffirms that the Modi wave that swept the General Elections in 2014 and has been painting the national map saffron since remains as strong as ever.

‘Bangladesh manufacturing Banarasi saree in gross violation of Geographical Indication law’
Thu, Apr 05, 2018

In 2009, the Banarasi silk products joined the league of Darjeeling tea, Tirupati Laddoo and Pochampalli under the registered name of `Banaras Brocades and Sarees' by securing Geographical Indication (GI) rights.

People of Bihar must respect their language: Ramdev biopic actor Kranti Prakash Jha
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

Kranti Prakash Jha, the actor from Bihar, who shot to fame with his role as MS Dhoni’s friend in the cricketer’s biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, finds working in Ramdev biopic challenging.

EXCLUSIVE | Lucknow Central actor Deepak Dobriyal: I don’t feel bad if I don’t win an award
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

During an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Bollywood actor Deepak Dobriyal gets candid about his upcoming films, struggle and award shows. The actor will soon be seen in Farhan Akhtar starrer Lucknow Central.

Panchkula violence: Haryana CM Khattar has some answering to do, especially to judiciary
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim case: At least 28 people were killed in the violence by the supporters of Dera chief as paramilitary troops and police personnel deployed outside special CBI court before the judgment failed to prevent the crowd buildup and the resultant mayhem.

A tribute to Vinod Khanna by an Amitabh Bachchan fan
Sun, May 07, 2017

Vinod Khanna – the Bollywood heartthrob best known for his roles in films such as "Amar Akbar Anthony," "Qurbaani" and "Insaaf" -- died of cancer at a hospital in Mumbai.

MCD elections 2017: Decoding civic bodies’ crisis
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

With the memories of stinking filth and garbage crisis fresh in mind, people in the national capital are all set for the MCD elections.

If Kejriwal does not release fund on time, sanitation workers may throw garbage on his face: Manoj Tiwari
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

In an exclusive interview to indianexpress.com, Tiwari revealed his party's plan of action to revive the civic bodies which are going through a deep revenue crisis, and why sitting councillors were not given ticket.

EVM tampering is a loser’s perception: Sheila Dikshit on Arvind Kejriwal’s allegation
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

In an exclusive interview to indianexpress.com, Dikshit asserted political will is required to solve problem which both BJP and the AAP, which rules Delhi, lack.

Yogi Adityanath to be UP Chief Minister: Is this the new BJP politics?
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

With the kind of polarization tactics the BJP followed in the last phases of poll campaigning, Yogi's selection should not be a surprise.

UP election results: BJP shining in Muslim stronghold a big setback for Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

UP election results: From all six constituencies of riot-hit Muzaffarnagar to Deoband in Saharanpur, Bareilly, Bijnor and Moradabad where Muslims dominate the demography, the BJP swept the polls.

UP election results 2017: How BJP won against the odds in Uttar Pradesh
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Stakes were high for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh as they desperately needed a win here after the debacle in Delhi and Bihar.

PM Narendra Modi wins big in UP as he turns demonetisation in BJP’s favour
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

If Muzzafarnagr riots in 2013, polarised the Hindu votes in favour of BJP, demonetisation only helped it pull ahead of its rivals much more.

UP elections: The mood in PM Narendra Modi’s village Jayapur
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

The small village of 4,000-odd residents has certainly attracted a lot of investments thanks to its VIP tag, but at the same time it still woefully falls short on critical development indicators.

UP elections 2017: Polluted Ganga, traffic congestion, suffering weavers, the many challenges of Varanasi
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

The parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is battling with its own set of problems which so far have not been mentioned by any political parties in poll campaigns.

UP elections 2017: What BHU feels about the state polls
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

For students in BHU, lack of teaching staff and negligence of primary education are big concerns.

BSF jawan video: Unable to contact Tej Bahadur Yadav, family files habeas corpus
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's family said they have been trying to contact him and even wrote two letters to the BSF, but have not got any reply.

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