New Delhi: Anshuman Mishra, the Independent candidate backed by the BJP for Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand did a U-turn on Wednesday saying he will contest the elections.
"I have changed my mind, I am staying firm on my decision to contest the Rajya Sabha polls. People of Jharkhand want me to go to Rajya Sabha," Mishra told CNN-IBN.
Mishra on Tuesday said that he was ready to withdraw his nomination after senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha lashed out over his name being backed. Mishra
said that in case of any hint from the party leadership to step down, he will do so....more
11:18 AM, Mar 21, 2012
New Delhi: Two years after CNN-IBN exposed how votes for a Rajya Sabha nomination are up for sale in Jharkhand, the issue re-erupted on Tuesday with senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha attacking his own party. In revolt against the BJP for supporting businessman Anshuman Mishra's candidature, Sinha made startling allegations against his party. But he's only reignited the larger question " are Rajya Sabha seats for sale?...
09:19 PM, Mar 20, 2012