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Farmer bills throwing up divisions in the Chautala family over the ‘farmer leader’ legacy
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader and Devi Lal’s grandson, Abhay Singh Chautala told ET that his elder brother Ajay Chautala was “abusing Devi Lal’s legacy” by not getting his party –– the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) –– to withdraw support from the BJP government in Haryana.
Gian Chand Gupta unanimously elected Speaker of Haryana Assembly
Panchkula MLA Gian Chand Gupta's name was proposed by Chief Minister Manohar...
Chautalas been out of jail often since 2016
According to the records from Delhi HC Om Prakash Chautala was out of jail for 9 weeks in 2018 an...
View: Behind JJP's move to ally with BJP, the aim is to end a 14-year long power drought for Chautalas
By supporting the BJP, JJP has taken a complete u-turn on its stand during the campaign when it vowed not to support the BJP post the results. Both Dushyant Chautala and his mother had made public statements saying they would never support the BJP.
Karnataka Congress rejoices over defectors’ defeat
Prominent defeated defectors include Udayanraje Bhosale, who quit the NCP and lost the Satara Lok Sabha bypoll, and Alpesh Thakor, who quit the Congress but lost the Radhanpur MLA seat in Gujarat.
Exit polls hand BJP big wins in Maharashtra & Haryana
Most polls have given nearly three-fourths majority to the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena combine in Maharashtra, and a similar margin to the BJP in Haryana. Incumbents Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal are on course for second terms as chief ministers
Haryana polls: INLD promises loan waiver for farmers, small traders; MSP with 50 per cent profit
The manifesto for the October 21 polls was released by the party's state president, Birbal Das Dhalia.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda's reputation on line in Haryana polls
In the run-up to the October 21 polls, Hooda exerted pressure on the party's central leadership, making it replace Ashok Tanwar with Kumari Selja as the party's Haryana unit president.
Haryana Assembly polls: INLD announces 64 candidates, Abhay Chautala to recontest from Ellenabad
The election committee of the party held a meeting in Delhi under the chairmanship of INLD president and former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, after which it announced the names.
ET Analysis: Opposition a divided house as Haryana, Maharashtra head to polls
With the poll panel announcing elections to Haryana and Maharashtra on October 21, the BJP is readying plans to defend its government in both the states.
Opposition divided in Haryana; BJP will cross 75-mark in assembly polls: Khattar
Assembly elections in Haryana will be held on October 21 and the counting of votes in the state will be taken up on October 24, according to the the Election Commission.
Dushyant Chautala: Kingmaker, possible heir to Devi Lal's legacy
Early counting trends indicated that neither the ruling BJP, nor the Congress will be able to form the government on their own. And Dushyant's months-old Jannayak Janta Dal was ahead in 10 seats, pitching him into the kingmaker's role.
BJP, Congress locked in tough fight in Haryana
The BJP, which had set a target of winning 75 seats ahead of the polls, is leading in 38 seats, while the Congress is ahead in 32 constituencies. The fledgling Jannayak Janta Party, which fought its maiden assembly polls, is also ahead in 10 seats.
National issues dominate Haryana assembly polls
The strategy of embracing national-cum-emotive issues seems to be working for the incumbent government. Very few are demanding the Khattar regime explain what it has done for the state and its people.
Narendra Modi slams Pak for pushing drugs into India; also attacks INLD, JJP
Without naming anyone, he also hit out at the INLD and its breakaway Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), alleging that the Chautala clan was fighting over the distribution of "ill-gotten" money.