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Congress Chintan Shivir failed to achieve anything meaningful: Prashant Kishor

Predicts impending rout for Congress in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections later this year New Delhi: Master poll strategist Prashant Kishor does not have anything encouraging to say about the recently concluded Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir of Congress in Udaipur. According to Prashant Kishor, the brainstorming programme “failed to achieve anything meaningful...

Bihar Padyatra: Prashant Kishor’s strategic start to his political journey

He will be taking out a 3,000-km march from October 2 in Bihar; sets aside speculations of forming a new political party   New Delhi: Having been in the background of the election action, Prashant Kishor is ready to take the next step. In the next three-four months, he plans to meet eminent persons in...

Prashant Kishor ready for jump into politics? Tweet leaves a hint

New Delhi: Days after refusing to join Congress, master political strategist Prashant Kishore posted a cryptic message on Twitter, being interpreted as an indication of his plans to take the much-speculated plunge into politics. Bihar could be the place from where he is supposedly planning to flag off his journey, the tweet suggests. “My quest...

Prashant Kishor declines offer to join Congress

New Delhi: After a couple of rounds of talks and amid lots of speculations, master election strategist Prashant Kishor has declined the offer to join Congress. The development was confirmed by Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala According to Surjewala, Prashant Kishor had constituted an Empowered Action Group and had invited him to be part of that...

Prashant Kishor to hold talks with Congress on Friday: Sources

New Delhi: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor is all set to hold talks with top Congress leaders on Friday, April 22, according to sources quoted by news agency ANI. There have been talks for past some time about Prashant Kishor joining Congress. Sources close to him told ANI that he has prepared a detailed presentation of...

Prashant Kishor calls frenzy around state election results a false narrative

New Delhi: Political strategist Prashant Kishor has cautioned against falling for the “false narrative” created by the BJP after its win in four out of five states where Assembly elections were held in last few weeks. Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comment that the results gave glimpse of the outcome of the next general...

NCP chief Sharad Pawar invites opposition parties for a meeting

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has convened a meeting of opposition parties on Tuesday to explore the possibilities of a joint fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP in the 2024 general elections. Pawar would also explore the possibility of a coalition to combat the BJP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election due in...

TMC extends poll management contract to I-PAC till 2026

After winning the recently concluded Assembly election with a thumping majority, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has extended the contract with election management company I-PAC till 2026. However, unlike the Assembly poll in 2021 when poll strategist Prashant Kishor headed the TMC’s strategy, all future elections in the state will be managed by the company’s new...

Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor criticise Centre for its ‘positivity’ strategy to defend criticism

With the Union government trying to combat the severe criticism it is facing for the mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic with “positivity”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and poll strategist Prashant Kishor have lashed out at the Centre for pushing “propaganda” in the name of spreading positivity. What Rahul Gandhi said Gandhi said that the Centre...

Prashant Kishor claims he is quitting as a political strategist

In a major development, poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Sunday announced on live television that he is quitting as a political strategist. The development comes at a time when Prashant Kishor who managed the Assembly poll campaigns of the Trinamool Congress in Bengal and the DMK in Tamil Nadu having recorded a landslide victory. Kishor...

After Bengal, Prashant Kishor to take care of Congress’ election campaign for Punjab

Even as the impact of poll strategist Prashant Kishor is yet to be seen in the Bengal Assembly election, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced that the renowned strategist has joined him as his principal advisor. The Punjab CM announced the same on social media. He tweeted, “Happy to share that @PrashantKishor has...

Govt’s priority is elections, not China, economy or coronavirus: Prashant Kishor

Poll-strategist Prashant Kishor On Friday took a dig at the Union government, accusing it of misplaced priorities amid India-China border tensions, the fight against coronavirus and economic slowdown. “Whether it’s the preparation for state elections or making arrangements for Rajya Sabha seats, the EFFICIENCY of our system & RESOLVE of our leadership is for...