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Shreyasi is a senior sub-editor with indianexpress.com

Delhi elections: How AAP dissidents see party’s performance and more
Sat, Feb 08, 2020

Indianexpress.com spoke to some of the former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members  — Yogendra Yadav, Ashutosh and Prashant Bhushan — to know how they looked at the Delhi elections and the performance of the party they were once part of.

Delhi anti-CAA protesters say their fight is with Centre, not Arvind Kejriwal
Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Voters at Shaheen Bagh, Seelampur, Mustafabad underline development will get their vote

Delhi elections: After water and school, Kalkaji voters look at AAP to resolve traffic and parking woes
Tue, Feb 04, 2020

In Kalkaji, even as the AAP has a loyal voter base among the lower-income groups, the BJP's promise of 'Jahan Jhuggi, Wahin Makaan' could force many to rethink their support for Kejriwal.

Delhi elections: Meet the ‘aam’ election debutants taking on ‘khaas’ Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, Feb 01, 2020

On the challenge against being pitted against a high-profile politician, both Sunil Yadav and Romesh Sabharwal claimed that the AAP convenor Kejriwal was never seen in his constituency these five years and does not have any idea of the issues plaguing New Delhi seat.

Budget 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Chidambaram calls budget insipid, terms Sitharaman speech as opaque
Fri, Jul 05, 2019

Budget 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the full-fledged Union Budget for the current financial year Friday where she proposed reforms in several sectors including PSBs, tax returns and railways.

Election results 2019: Ravi Shankar Prasad marches ahead of Shatrughan Sinha by 2,14,808 votes in Patna Sahib
Thu, May 23, 2019

Shatrughan Sinha, who switched sides to the Congress on March 28, was contesting from the seat for the third time in a row, while Prasad is making his debut in electoral politics.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: How Mayawati’s BSP performed in Uttar Pradesh
Fri, May 24, 2019

The SP-BSP-RLD alliance, which was expected to pose a stiff challenge to the BJP, is trailing on a majority of seats.

Bihar: Mahagathbandhan struggles to overcome Modi-Nitish might
Thu, May 23, 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha election results will gauge the JD(U)-BJP alliance's success in Bihar after the former broke away from the RJD-Congress alliance in 2017 after successfully defeating the BJP in 2015 Assembly elections.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Key constituencies and top candidates
Thu, May 23, 2019

As the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results trickle in today, here is a list of heavyweights candidates that you need to watch out for.

MP, UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand Election Results 2019 Highlights: BJP wins Hindi heartland states
Fri, May 24, 2019

MP, UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Highlights: In Bihar, BJP's Chhedi Paswan defeated Congress candidate and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram. On the other hand, the JD(U) won the Sitamarhi seat while LJP's Chirag Paswan retained Jamui seat.

UP Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Highlights: Modi retains Varanasi, Sonia Gandhi re-elected to Rae Bareli
Fri, May 24, 2019

Uttar Pradesh, UP Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Highlights: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat in his home turf Amethi. In his address, Rahul congratulated BJP's Smriti Irani, asking her to "take care of people of Amethi." Irani defeated Rahul by a margin of 55,120 votes.

Lalu Prasad’s idea of revolution will continue: Nalin Verma
Sat, May 18, 2019

Nalin Verma said, "I think Lalu holds out hope even if he is not physically present. He started off as a genuine revolutionary and his idea of revolution will continue. He is a ray of hope and will continue to be, in whatever situation it is. One can’t just shackle his idea."

In Lalu’s absence, the spotlight is on son Tejashwi
Fri, May 17, 2019

A cricketer-turned-politician, Tejashwi, for many, is an extension of Lalu. For some others, he is nowhere close to his father when it comes to crowd-pulling. There is, however, an overwhelming feeling that Lalu's absence is a loss for the party and will also tell on the gathbandhan.

Patna Sahib: The Kayastha factor makes it a neck-and-neck fight between Shatrughan, Ravi Shankar 
Sat, May 18, 2019

Patna Sahib: "The Kayastha community believes that if Shatrughan Sinha loses Lok Sabha elections, they will have one less representative in Parliament. Since R S Prasad is already a sitting MP, Sinha must be re-elected from Patna Saheb,” said Ajay Verma, general secretary of Chitragupta Society.

A village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur declares: No bridge, no vote
Thu, May 02, 2019

Mohammed Taushiq Raza, 36, of Dumri village, said they have decided to boycott the Lok Sabha elections. "We will not vote this year at all. We have been electing our representatives for the betterment of the area but we have got only false promises from politicians."

Shatrughan Sinha Interview: ‘I paid the price of sticking to truth and principles’
Wed, May 01, 2019

Shatrughan Sinha said, "I call a spade a spade but I must admit that PM Modi has an extraordinary energy level. As far as his two great schemes are concerned, these are Swachhata Mission and Jan Dhan."

Ravi Shankar Prasad Interview: ‘This is an election between hope and opportunism’
Wed, May 01, 2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "People of Patna Sahib are keen to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister once again."

Misa Bharti: I see Rahul Gandhi as future prime minister
Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Attacking PM Modi for his attacks on Opposition, Misa, who is contesting from Patliputra, said that it is unprecedented that the Prime Minister of India publicly passes personal comments and makes fun of his political opponents.

Misa Bharti interview: ‘No rebellion in family… everyone working to fill void of Laluji’
Fri, Apr 19, 2019

On Lalu Yadav, Misa Bharti said, "My father always had a choice of mending political ties with BJP but he is always ready to sacrifice everything for the welfare of minorities and deprived sections of the society."

Life lessons from Vajpayee, thanks to a dad who idolised him
Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's speech at Gol market in Delhi in 1977 was a huge influence on my father, who had come to Delhi from Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, and it formed a big part of the life lessons he imparted to his children.

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