If Congress sources are to be believed, Dr Manmohan Singh may become the party’s choice for the prime minister’s post for a possible third term if Rahul Gandhi continues to insist on staying behind and strengthening the party rather than opting as the face for UPA Prime Ministerial Candidate for 2014 General Elections !
Well, sounds like a fairy tale.As if Rahul Gandhi does not know that if, at all, UPA gets a third chance to serve the nation, it would surely be his last opportunity to take the driving seat and probably make things happen for Congress. In the opposition,the Cold War between Bihar’s CM, Nitish Kumar, and Gujarat’s CM, Narendra Modi, may take a bigger shape if Modi is selected as the prime ministerial candidate for NDA.
PM Singh may be the prime ministerial candidate for UPA for the 3rd time
Congress indicates , Manmohan may serve third term if UPA wins , while Rahul is not being kept totally away from the gossip on the topic.On the other side, BJP is also yet to clear its stands on whether Modi is the prime ministerial candidate for NDA or not. To add on, Mulayam Singh’s re-indication of formation of a Third-Front by the year end, is adding on to the confusion.
It all looked like,Rahul Vs Modi,till 2012 but now things are getting blur. No matter what the combination may come out as, one thing is assured,with Modi proving to be the most suitable Prime Ministerial candidate amongst any names we take throughout the country , it would never be easy for Rahul Gandhi to get the seat without proving his worth,ever.
who will be the Prime Minister of India 2014 ?
Ambani brothers on Tuesday struck a Rs 1,200-crore deal wherein Mukesh will use his younger brother Anil’s optic fibre network for launch of his telecom venture. This is for the first time since they split the Ambani empire into two, that the brothers have struck a firm deal between themselves indicating normalcy in their relations.
Ambani brothers strike a telecom deal
Looks like fasts against governments do not bother Indians !! So far, all fasts,in the recent past have failed and Kejriwal, the activist turned politician who is also diabetic, has lost 7 kgs in 11 days indicating even this fast would fail. Arvind Kejriwal is on a fast against inflated water and electricity bills in Delhi. While the party claims there have been lakhs of people signing the ‘ bijli-paani satyagrah ‘pledge,it looks like nothing would actually change.Kejriwal has pledged people not to pay their power bills(and everyone else would pay the bills except for him, I suppose).With the summers knocking the door who would risk a permanent power and water cut? The Delhi government inspired by its counterpart at the Centre (after all they are the same political party) and the Prime Minister , prefers remaining deaf ears while Kejriwal’s detoriating health may soon put him off the fast .
Meanwhile,the Chief Minister,Sheila Dikshit had her birthday celebrated by party members on 31st March and was seen enjoying a chocolate cake on the occasion ! 😉
Arvind Kejriwal’s fast completes 11th day and remains unheard!
Coming April 9, Gujarat’s CM, Narendra Modi is scheduled to address industrialists in Kolkata and his party had planned a reception that evening for him at the city’s famous Netaji Indoor Stadium, which can seat over 10,000 people.While the stadium initially told it was free suddenly backed-off siting preoccupation by a private party,leaving BJP party workers helpless. The state President of BJP,Rahul Sinha,wrote to the Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee , who said she could not help .
Is this a beginning of tussle between two aggressive leaders and Chief Ministers of India ?
Will it be Mamata vs Modi because of Netaji Indoor Stadium?