Articles about Prashant Kishor
05 Aug 2021
Prashant Kishor resigns as Punjab CM's advisor ahead of polls
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 2021
Prashant Kishor meets Gandhis; 'good news' for Punjab Congress expected
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday held a meeting with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.
22 Jun 2021
Sharad Pawar, Yashwant Sinha's Opposition meet: Here's what we know
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 2021
Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow
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 2021
Prashant Kishor slams Centre's 'positivity propaganda' to counteract COVID-19 criticism
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 2021
'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips
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 2020
After Suvendu Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari, another TMC MLA quits party
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 2020
TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister
Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.
05 Jun 2020
Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome
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 2020
Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters
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 2020
After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders
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 2020
Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma expelled from Nitish Kumar's JD(U)
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 2020
Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark
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 2019
CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed
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 2019
NRC won't be implemented in Bihar, declares CM Nitish Kumar
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 2019
Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP
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 2019
#DidiKeBolo: Youth "participate" in Mamata's outreach campaign, seek jobs (ironically)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched an outreach program, titled Didi Ke Bolo, with much pomp and show.
02 Aug 2019
#AmarGorboMamata: Mamata Banerjee launches new online campaign 'Mamata My Pride'
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 2019
#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program
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 2019
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor may work for BJP's rival Trinamool
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
13 Apr 2019
Prashant dares Lalu to disclose what transpired during their talks
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 2019
Prashant Kishor apologizes after NDA leaders miss martyr's last rites
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 2019
Prashant Kishor meets Uddhav Thackeray, will help Sena in 2019
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 2019
Even senior Congress leaders were unaware of Priyanka's political plunge
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 2018
Shah: BJP, JD(U) to contest 2019 elections on equal seats
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 2018
Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as Vice-President of JD(U)
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 2018
Amid denials, Prashant Kishor joins Nitish Kumar's JD(U) today
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 2018
Prashant Kishor denies rumors of fighting 2019 Elections with BJP
Political strategist and Indian Political Action Committee founder, Prashant Kishor has refuted media reports of joining politics.
26 Feb 2018
Is poll-strategist Prashant Kishor back with Team Modi for 2019?
Political strategists, though they play a key role, are often the unknown faces. They are associated with thankless behind-the-scenes jobs. However, this changed with electoral "chanakya" Prashant Kishor's success.
20 Mar 2017
Congress offers Rs. 5 lakh to find "missing" Prashant Kishor
A poster outside the Congress Party's Lucknow office appeared that offered a Rs. 5 lakh reward to anyone who could find Prashant Kishor, the poll strategist.
12 Mar 2017
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor glory days come to an end
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, the mastermind behind Narendra Modi's 2014 General Election win, is upon tough times.
17 Feb 2017
SP hurt itself with Cong alliance: Amit Shah
BJP chief Amit Shah said Samajwadi Party had hurt itself by offering 103 seats to the Congress, which has no presence in Uttar Pradesh.
11 Feb 2017
Congress-Samajwadi Party release 'Common Minimum Programme'
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress VP Rahul Gandhi released the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance's 'Common Minimum Programme' (CMP) for UP.
10 Feb 2017
UP Elections: Sonia, Priyanka to campaign from family strong-holds
Sonia Gandhi is expected to start campaigning for UP elections from her constituency of Rae Bareli. Priyanka Gandhi is likely to campaign for Rahul Gandhi, who will be contesting from Amethi.
08 Feb 2017
Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent
On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.
06 Feb 2017
Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls
The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.
03 Feb 2017
SP-Congress continue sparring over seat-sharing
The Samajwadi Party and the Congress are continuing their tussle over seat-sharing for the UP elections.
31 Jan 2017
Mulayam asks SP workers to contest all 403 seats
Hardening his stance against the SP-Congress alliance, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav asked party workers to contest from all 403 seats in the state, saying "The alliance does not serve the interests of the SP."
29 Jan 2017
Akhilesh, Rahul vow to defeat BJP together
Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi addressed a joint press conference, saying they were "friends and not just political allies" and that both parties "share much of each other's ideologies."
27 Jan 2017
Gulabi Gang leader among Congress UP candidates
Sampat Devi Pal, a social worker and founder of the Gulabi Gang, a group of women seeking justice for crimes against women, is among the candidates put forward by the Congress for the UP elections.