Jul 12, 2021 08:49 AM IST
Though through a tweet in Hindi with pro-Narendra Modi flavour recently, Sinha had triggered guesswork that he might stage a "Ghar Wapsi" to the BJP, the sources said he is more inclined towards the TMC, which recently humbled the saffron party and Banerjee emerged as a potent rival of Prime Minister Modi in 2024 general election.
- Oct 15, 2020 09:56 PM IST
The list of candidates released on Thursday pertains to the second and third phase of polls to be held on November 3 and 7.
- Dec 30, 2019 01:53 PM IST
Questioning the police excess, the Congress leader took to Twitter to express his concern over the fate of “other” Indians who do not come from influential families, if such behaviour could be meted out to the "beti" of the Gandhi family.
- Jun 10, 2019 05:04 PM IST
A couple of videos of Mamata reprimanding people shouting “Jai Shri Ram” on the streets had gone viral. She was mocked for her knee jerk reaction by many, while the BJP dubbed it as her angst over losing ground in Bengal.
- May 23, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Prasad, who is a member of the Rajya Sabha, polled a whopping 61.85 per cent of the total votes in the constituency, which comprises the entire state capital besides a couple of assembly segments on the outskirts.
- May 16, 2019 09:10 PM IST
The Congress president arrived in the city from Bikram in Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency where he addressed a rally in support of Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti.
- May 15, 2019 08:57 PM IST
Gandhi will address a rally in Vikram at 3.30 pm for Bharti, Congress's Bihar unit in-charge Shakti Singh Gohil told reporters.
- Apr 30, 2019 06:35 PM IST
As per the affidavit, Sinha has movable assets of Rs 8.60 crore and immovable assets of Rs 103.61 crore while his wife Poonam Shatrughan Sinha has movable assets of Rs 18.67 crore and immovable assets of Rs 62.65 crore.
- Apr 30, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Sinha, who recently joined the Congress, is up against Union Law and Justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Bihar constituency he has won twice as a BJP member in what is one of the toughest challenges of his three-decade political career.
- Apr 29, 2019 09:08 PM IST
Sinha is locked in virtually a straight contest against Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad whom the BJP has fielded this time.
- Apr 25, 2019 08:41 AM IST
The Patna Sahib MP, who recently severed his ties with the BJP and joined the Congress which has fielded him from the same seat, also took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing his interview with actor Akshay Kumar as one conducted after "rehearsals" and with the help of "scriptwriters".
- Apr 07, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Sinha also hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for decisions such as demonetisation, implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, and asked him to come clean on the Rafale deal issue.
- Mar 31, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Sinha met Rahul Gandhi last week and is set to join the Congress on April 6.
- Mar 30, 2019 12:36 PM IST
The actor said it was high time that Sinha left BJP.
- Mar 28, 2019 05:54 PM IST
On joining the Congress and fighting the polls against the BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad, Sinha said whatever be the situation, he will fight the polls from Patna Sahib.
- Mar 26, 2019 07:05 PM IST
Sinha is a two-term BJP Lok Sabha member from Patna Sahib Singh but has been dropped by the saffron party which has chosen to field union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the seat.
- Mar 22, 2019 08:09 AM IST
Sinha, who is expected to join the Mahagathbandhan comprising the Congress and the RJD besides several smaller parties, came out with a series of tweets decrying the campaign that is meant to be a riposte to AICC president Rahul Gandhi's "Chowkidar hi chor hai" barb at Modi.
- Mar 15, 2019 07:45 PM IST
Sinha has on multiple occasions expressed his unhappiness with the Prime Minister and the BJP leadership and his Friday tweet made it clear he might soon quit the party he has been associated with nearly two decades now.
- Mar 04, 2019 08:45 PM IST
The actor-politician dubbed the claim by Nitish Kumar and some other leaders of the coalition of winning all the 40 Lok Sabha seats as 'wishful thinking meant to keep the morale of their party cadres high'.
- Feb 06, 2019 08:15 PM IST
The #MeToo movement hit Bollywood last year and saw several women coming out with their horror stories of sexual harassment and rape by actors and filmmakers from the industry.
- Feb 04, 2019 04:05 PM IST
The second consecutive term Patna Sahib MP also rued that the party in power at the Centre has almost lost its credibility and people are not accepting anything we are saying, a day after Banerjee sat on a dharna in Kolkata in protest against visit of a team of CBI officials to question the police commissioner in connection with a corruption case.
- Feb 04, 2019 08:04 AM IST
In the interim budget 2019-20, the government announced transfer of Rs 6,000 per year to 12 crore farmers holding cultivable land up to 2 hectare directly into their bank accounts from this year itself.
- Jan 31, 2019 08:40 PM IST
In a series of tweets, the Patna Sahib MP also remarked that while the PMs recent Pariksha pe charcha initiative was laudable, the government would do well to focus on the parikshas (tests) faced by itself which included sensitive issues like the Citizenship Amendment Bill and great agni pariksha of general elections.
- Jan 17, 2019 06:15 PM IST
The actor-politician has been at odds with the BJP on several decisions taken by the BJP-led Centre, including demonetisation, and has criticised it as a "one-man show".
- Jan 11, 2019 10:43 PM IST
"You sure have mastered the art of Mann ki Baat. But let us not forget dil ki baat. Stop this jumle-baazi," he remarked in a veiled dig at Modi's weekly radio broadcast.