While BJP swept Haryana, its aggressive campaigning against political dynasties got a mixed response as elder sons of former chief ministers Bhajan Lal and Bansi Lal lost their seats but most members of INLD clan managed to win in spite of their party's poor show.
As Haryana voted on Wednesday to elect its new government in a multi-cornered contest, ruling Congress exuded confidence of retaining power in the state for the third consecutive time while BJP, INLD and HJC also claimed victory.
With former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala back in Delhi's Tihar prison following his surrender on court's order Saturday evening, a no-holds-barred verbal fight has broken out between the ruling Congress and his Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).
Assembly elections may not have anything to do with jails but the run-up to the Oct 15 polls in Haryana is a tad different. Whether one likes it or not, "jail" is one word that is synonymous with every speech top leaders are making these days.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Haryana voters to give BJP a majority of seats in Assembly elections, saying the party was "projected" as a front-runner by all experts but the state will suffer if it falls short of a majority.
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before it by tomorrow in connection with a teachers' recruitment scam.
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before jail authorities by tomorrow in connection with a teachers' recruitment scam.
Taking a jibe at former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed on Friday said only the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can ascertain his illness as doctors have no capacity to do so.
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala Friday appeared in a Delhi court in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) case and sought exemption from appearance which was opposed by CBI.
The BJP, which is eyeing a majority government in Haryana, has launched a high-pitched poll campaign by pressing its top leadership into campaigning to realise its target of "Mission 60 plus" seats in the State.