Shreyasi Jha

Shreyasi is a senior sub-editor with indianexpress.com

Articles By Shreyasi Jha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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’

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’

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

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’

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

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.

Paresh Rawal: ‘Earth will dance’ if Rahul Gandhi speaks for 15 minutes without reading, fumbling today

Rahul Gandhi had in December 2016 called demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1,000 notes the biggest scam in India’s history and had insisted that “an earthquake” will occur if he was allowed to speak on the issue in Parliament.

Delhi Chief Minister vs L-G: A timeline of the tussle since Kejriwal took office

The tussle between the Delhi CM and the L-G had started after Kejriwal took office for the second time in 2015. Najeeb Jung was the Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi then. After Jung resigned, Anil Baijal took over but the power struggle continues.

Akhilendra Mishra: Small films suffer mostly due to monopoly in release dates

Akhilendra Mishra will be seen playing a key role in Jhalki - Ek Aur Bachpan which will hit screens soon. Boman Irani is playing the role of Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in this Brahmanand Singh directorial. The other two films are Kashi - In search of Ganga and Lohardaga.

Ravi Kishan collaborates with Ratchanont Suprakob for an Indo-Thai film

Actor Ravi Kishan is all set to make his international debut as a producer and actor with an Indo-Thai film. He will be collaborating with Thai actor Ratchanont Suprakob. The film will be made in Hindi primarily, and will later be dubbed in Thai.

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