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Mandal politics

2019 Lok Sabha elections more than just BJP vs Congress, smaller parties hold the key

The deeper game of electoral chess will see community leaders play a major role in shaping alliances and coalitions.

Jan 03, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Ready to be 'hanged' to prevent scrapping of quotas: Lalu

Unfazed by an FIR against him for his alleged casteist remarks, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday said he is ready to be "hanged" but will not allow BJP and RSS to scrap quotas for the backwards and dalits, making it clear that Mandal politics will top his agenda for the Bihar polls.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Lalu, Nitish misleading people in the name of Mandal politics: Upendra Kushwaha

Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday took on Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, saying that both of them were trying to "mislead the country in the name of Mandal politics."

Aug 25, 2014, 00:38 AM IST