Articles about Prashant Kishor
Prashant Kishor is an Indian business tactician and political strategist who has worked for various political parties like Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Aam Aadmi Party, Trinamool Congress, DMK, and YSRCP. In 2018, Janata Dal (United) hired him as their tactician and political strategist. In 2020, he was suspended from the party for condemning party head Nitish Kumar’s supportive stand on the Citizenship Amendment Act. Kishor has worked for the United Nations for eight years as he was trained in political tactics and strategies. He rose to prominence after his first political campaign in 2011 where he helped Narendra Modi get re-elected as Gujarat CM for a third term in the 2012 Gujarat Assembly Elections. In 2014, he conceptualized an election campaign group called Citizens for Accountable Governance that helped BJP win a majority in the Lok Sabha elections. Following this, he left Modi and worked with Nitish Kumar to help him win the position of Bihar Chief Minister for the third term in the 2015 Assembly elections. He was hired by the AITC for the West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021 which led to the party’s landslide victory. Following this, he declared his retirement as an election strategist.
05 May 2022Politics
Political strategist Prashant Kishor Thursday announced a 3,000-kilometer-long padayatra or a march in Bihar from October 2 onwards.
02 May 2022Politics
Barely a week after declining the Congress's offer to join the party, political strategist Prashant Kishor on Monday tweeted it was "time to go to the Real Masters."
29 Apr 2022Politics
India's noted poll strategist Prashant Kishor never ceases to amaze us.
27 Apr 2022Politics
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday declined to join the Congress and said he will not take responsibility for the 2024 general elections.
25 Apr 2022Politics
Congress held a crucial meeting on Monday during which party chief Sonia Gandhi decided to constitute an "Empowered Action Group" for the 2024 general elections.
25 Apr 2022Politics
Amid speculation about poll strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has appointed the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) to steer its 2023 Assembly election campaign.
23 Apr 2022Politics
Congress President Sonia Gandhi will soon reportedly take the final call on poll strategist Prashant Kishor's entry into the grand old party.
22 Apr 2022Politics
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to organize one final meeting with well-known poll strategist Prashant Kishor and persuade him to join the party with an "attractive offer," India Today reported.
20 Apr 2022Politics
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening — their second meeting since Saturday.
20 Apr 2022Politics
A month after facing an electoral fiasco in five states, the Congress party is planning to hold a three-day brainstorming session—called "Chintan Shivir"—from May 13 to 15.
16 Apr 2022Politics
The Congress on Saturday asked poll strategist Prashant Kishor to join the party rather than work as a consultant.
11 Mar 2022Politics
Political strategist Prashant Kishore on Friday said the election results of state assemblies will have no impact on the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
05 Aug 2021Politics
Ahead of the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections, political strategist Prashant Kishor has resigned as the Principal Advisor to state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
13 Jul 2021Politics
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday held a meeting with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.
22 Jun 2021Politics
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and BJP-turned-TMC leader Yashwant Sinha hosted leaders from the Opposition at the former's residence in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon.
21 Jun 2021Politics
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.
12 May 2021India
Election strategist Prashant Kishor, the head of the Indian Political Action Committee, on Wednesday attacked the Centre over the tragedies unfolding across India in wake of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 Apr 2021Politics
On Saturday, just as the fourth phase of Assembly elections started in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Amit Malviya shared clips of Prashant Kishor, the election strategist for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wherein he admitted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is highly popular.
18 Dec 2020Politics
Trinamool Congress MLA Shilbhadra Dutta tendered his resignation from the party on Friday morning in what has been the third such exit for the ruling party in West Bengal.
27 Nov 2020Politics
Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.
05 Jun 2020Politics
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who left BJP for Congress in 2017, is welcome to join the Aam Aadmi Party, amid raging speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician is looking to switch sides again.
11 Feb 2020Politics
Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.
09 Feb 2020Politics
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.
29 Jan 2020Politics
In a development that will hardly surprise political observers, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expelled poll-strategist Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma from Janata Dal (United), over their controversial statements in the last couple of days.
27 Jan 2020Politics
After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.
21 Dec 2019Politics
On Saturday, JD(U) leader and poll-strategist Prashant Kishor asked Congress why isn't it on the streets protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
20 Dec 2019Politics
JD(U) boss and Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be implemented in his state. In fact, he asked why should even the process make an appearance in Bihar.
14 Dec 2019Politics
JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
29 Aug 2019Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched an outreach program, titled Didi Ke Bolo, with much pomp and show.
02 Aug 2019Politics
West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, has unveiled a new online campaign for netizens, "Amar Gorbo Mamata (Mamata My Pride)", to share why they are proud of her achievements.
29 Jul 2019Politics
West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, unveiled a massive outreach program called "Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi)" in Kolkata on Monday.
07 Jun 2019Politics
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
13 Apr 2019India
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor dared RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today to tell the media what transpired during their talks, a day after former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi claimed that Kishor had met her husband with the proposal to merge the JD(U) and the RJD.
04 Mar 2019Politics
JD(U) Vice President Prashant Kishor apologized on his party's behalf after no one from the Bihar government attended the final rites of CRPF inspector Pintu Kumar Singh, who was martyred in an encounter on Friday in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Feb 2019Politics
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who joined Janata Dal (United) in October'18, will help Shiv Sena, BJP's ally, in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, multiple reports claimed.
24 Jan 2019Politics
Just four months before the anticipated general elections, Congress played its trump card on Wednesday by announcing Priyanka Gandhi's plunge into active politics.
26 Oct 2018Politics
It has been confirmed that the BJP and Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on an equal number of seats.
16 Oct 2018Politics
On Tuesday, poll strategist Prashant Kishor was appointed the Vice President of JD(U) by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, making him the second most powerful person in the party.
16 Sep 2018Politics
Amid a string of denials, political strategist, Prashant Kishor, has finally joined Janata Dal (United) in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar.
10 Sep 2018Politics
Political strategist and Indian Political Action Committee founder, Prashant Kishor has refuted media reports of joining politics.