KULDEEP BISHNOI

  • Khap panchayats believe in dictatorship, India still a male-dominated country: HJC’s Hisar candidate October 14, 2014

    Hisar: In the battleground of Hisar, the Haryana Janhit Congress has fielded a new entrant Gautam Sardana for the Assembly elections. Sardana is expected to give a tough fight to sitting Congress MLA Savitri Jindal. In a door-to-door campaign, Sardana said, "Will win by 20,000 votes. No development work was...
  • BJP's Adampur candidate downplays 'outsider' tag, says he is a heavyweight contestant October 14, 2014

    Balsamand: On the last leg of extensive campaigning in the Adampur constituency of Haryana, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Karan Singh Ranauliya tried to downplay the 'outsider' tag and said, "'Main bahari nai, bhaari hun' (I am not an outsider, but a heavyweight candidate)." Just hours before the announcement of candidates for...
  • Kuldeep Bishnoi is Adampur's biggest problem, says INLD candidate Kulbir Singh Beniwal October 13, 2014

    Adampur: Even though their offices are adjacent to each other in Mandi Adampur, the leaders of two major parties - Haryana Janhit Congress's Kuldeep Bishnoi and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate Kulbir Singh Beniwal - are fighting against each other in the Haryana Assembly elections. Speaking to IBNLive, INLD...
  • Haryana elections: BJP gives tickets to turncoats, loyal leaders disappointed September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP, hoping to come to power on its own in Haryana, is facing a serious discontent among the loyal party leaders over the distribution of Assembly election tickets. The BJP was a fringe force in the state till the Narendra Modi wave hit the state during the...
  • Haryana Janhit Congress 'dumps' BJP, says it has a history of betraying allies August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJCBL) on Thursday "dumped" the BJP ending its 3yearold alliance with the party. HJCBL's Kuldeep Bishnoi claimed that the party has a history of betraying its allies. Bishnoi claimed that they did all that they...
  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians April 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Wealthy Indian politicians prefer nothing less than Mercedes, BMWs, Jaguars, Audis or gas-guzzling SUVs to scorch the road. While marquee brands like Mercedes, BMWs and Jaguars appear to be hot-favourites for the rich and mighty, home- grown SUVs like Scorpios and Tata Safaris are among other common brands....
  • Kuldeep Bishnoi scores below average on MPs performance card April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Son of two times Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, Kuldeep Bishnoi scored below average on the MPs performance card. Haryana Janhit Congress MP from Hisar, Kuldeep scored 5.14 for accessibility and 4.3 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10. He has been rated 4.89 on provision of law and order,...
  • Battle of namesakes in Hisar, 8 Kuldeeps in fray March 31, 2014

    Eight Kuldeeps and a battle of two political dynasties have set the stage for an interesting electoral contest in the Hisar parliamentary seat. Stakes are high for sitting MP Kuldeep Bishnoi, projected as the leader of the Haryana Janhit Congress-BJP combine, as a loss in Hisar may have a bearing on...
  • LS polls: Kuldeep Bishnoi to face seven namesakes in Hisar March 26, 2014

    Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) president Kuldeep Bishnoi will be facing seven other namesakes during the April 10 polling for the Hisar Lok Sabha constituency in Haryana. Besides Kuldeep, who is the sitting MP, there are seven other persons by the name of Kuldeep who were left in the fray at the...
  • Will even go to SC for justice: Abhay Chautala January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's son Abhay Singh Chautala says he will appeal against his and his father's conviction in the higher court and if required will also go to the Supreme Court. Chautala, his MLA son Ajay and 53 others were convicted on Wednesday by...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 17, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Are the bypoll results an alarm bell for the Cong? October 17, 2011

    In Hisar, Haryana the CongRESS candidate lost his deposit, with Kuldeep Bishnoi supported by the BJP winning. In the the Pawar stronghold of Khadakwasla, the BJPSena combine won. In Siwan, Bihar, the JDU candidate supported by the BJP who won, as was expected. And finally in the Telangana region of...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Kuldeep Bishnoi October 17, 2011

    The HJC candidate Kuldeep Bishnoi with the backing of BJP bagged the Hisar Parliamentary constituency byelection. ...
  • Results out: Cong on the mat after bypolls rout October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A severe drubbing for the Congress in Hisar and two other losses in Assembly bypolls, Khadakvasala in Maharashtra and Banswada in Andhra Pradesh. The party is continuing to put up a brave face, dismissing suggestions that Team Anna which campaigned against the party played any role in the...
  • Hisar results: Bishnoi downplays Anna factor October 17, 2011

    Kuldeep Bishnoi of the Haryana Janhit Congress (Bhajan Lal), who won the Hisar Lok Sabha byelections defeating his nearest rival Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal by 6323 votes, on Monday downplayed the Anna Hazare factor. ...
  • Cong says sympathy factor worked for Bishnoi October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday downplayed its defeat in Hisar Lok Sabha bypoll saying it had not won the seat even during the last elections and dismissed the contention that the result betrayed the effect of Team Anna's call to people not to vote for its candidate over the Lokpal...
  • HJC's Bishnoi wins, Cong loses deposit in Hisar October 17, 2011

    Hisar: Kuldeep Bishnoi of the Haryana Janhit Congress (Bhajan Lal) won the Hisar Lok Sabha byelections defeating his nearest rival Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal by 6323 votes. Bishnoi was also supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress candidate Jai Prakash was a distant third despite...
  • Bishnoi set to win Hisar bypoll, Cong third October 17, 2011

    Hisar: All eyes are on Hisar in Haryana where the results for the bypolls for the Lok Sabha seat will be announced on Monday. Stakes are high for both the Congress and Team Anna, which had given a call to not vote for the ruling party candidate. Kuldeep Bishnoi of the...
  • Anna's antiCong campaign unfair: Kuldeep Bishnoi October 17, 2011

    Hisar: Haryana Janhit Congress candidate Kuldeep Bishnoi on Monday said that Team Anna's campaign in Hisar was completely antiCongress, which indicates negative politics. "Team Anna should have campaigned against all corrupt politicians, asking people not to vote for corrupt candidates. But they asked voters not to vote specifically for the Congress,"...
  • Hisar bypolls: The contenders October 17, 2011

    Hisar: The results for the Hisar bypolls for the Lok Sabha seat will be announced on Monday. It remains to be seen whether Team Anna's campaign against the Congress will be effective. The candidates in the fray: Jai Prakash of the Congress is a threetime MP from Hisar. He finished third...
  • HJC splits, 4 of 6 party MLAs join Congress November 9, 2009

    Chandigarh: The ruling Congress in Haryana on Monday got a shot in the arm when four of the six MLAs of the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC), broke away from their party and announced their merger with the Congress. HJC was founded by former chief minister Bhajan Lal and is now headed...
  • Hooda gets competition; Kumari Selja in CM race October 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The ride has not been very easy Congress' Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is hoping to retain the Chief Minister's post in Haryana. Sevral nonJat leaders from the state have conveyed to Congress President Sonia Gandhi that the Chief Minister need not be from the Jat community as Jats...
  • Hooda invites all, but says no riders will be entertained October 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The victory march lost its sheen as soon as Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda realised that it wouldn't be easy to form a government this time round. A worried Hooda worked overtime trying to get independent MLAs to support his party. Congress has seven independents in its kitty,...
  • HJCBL to be key factor in Haryana govt formation October 23, 2009

    Chandigarh: Former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal's son Kuldeep Bishnoi's floated Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC BL) along with a handful of independent candidates emerged as key players who likely to play significant role in the formation of next Government in Haryana where Left parties and BSP failed to mark their existence...
  • Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan sacked December 8, 2008

    Chandigarh: Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan was on Sunday dropped from the state cabinet, an official spokesman said, adding that he has not been attending his office for nearly two months. Chander Mohan, who also held the food and supplies portfolio in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government, was not attending...
  • Bishnoi dares Hooda to test popularity March 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The political tussle in Haryana Congress came out in the open on Sunday when suspended Congress MP Kuldeep Bishnoi dared Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to test his popularity by contesting an election against him from any constituency of the state after quitting from his post. Bishnoi repeated...
  • Bhajan Lal's son suspended from Cong March 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Disciplinary Action Committee of the Congress has suspended former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal's son and party MP Kuldeep Bishnoi from the primary membership of the party for indulging in antiparty activities. Bishnoi has been accused of publicly criticising party policies, the Government and speaking against the...
  • Cong sacks Haryana MP for indiscipline March 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday suspended Lok Sabha MP Kuldeep Bishnoi from its primary membership for antiparty activities. Bishnoi, son of former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal, was in June 2006 served a showcause notice for making public a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi in which he accused the...