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Prashant Kishor is an Indian political strategist and politician. He joined Janata Dal (United) in September 2018. He was expelled from the party on 29 January 2020 for criticizing party head, Nitish Kumar's, supportive stand on Citizenship Amendment Act (2019). Initially trained in public health, Kishor has worked for the United Nations for eight years before entering into Indian politics.
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Congress may rope in Prashant Kishor for 2022 Punjab electionPollster Prashant Kishor may get to manage Congress in the Punjab elections scheduled for early 2022. Party sources said CM Amarinder Singh is in talks with the former JD(U) member and election..
Prashant Kishor's report will be key in ticket distribution for Bengal assembly polls: TMC sources
Poll-strategist Prashant Kishor's inputs played key role in TMC reshuffle: Party leaderPoll-strategist Prashant Kishor's inputs and his team's year-long assessment of the ground realities have played a key role in effecting one of the biggest reshuffles in the TMC leadership in the..
Time to fight coronavirus not elections: Prashant Kishor to Nitish Kumar
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Congress talking to Prashant Kishor, says party MLAThe Madhya Pradesh Congress is in talks with poll strategist Prashant Kishor to firm up a campaign for the 24 Assembly seats for which bypolls need to be held, party MLA PC Sharma said on Tuesday.
Govt probing if Prashant Kishor took a cargo flight from Delhi to Kolkata during lockdown
Prashant Kishor attacks Nitish Kumar over Bihari migrants stuck in parts of countryPoll strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday took a swipe at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, saying people from the state were stuck in different parts of the country but the JD(U) chief instead of..
Prashant Kishor demands Nitish's resignation over treatment being meted out to people arriving in Bihar
Lockdown 'botched-up', India deserves better: Prashant Kishor
Why isn't Nitish govt helping stranded Bihar residents across various places amid lockdown: Prashant KishorPoll strategist Prashant Kishor on Wednesday took a dig at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for not providing any kind of aid to the people of the State who are stranded at many places amid the..
Prashant Kishor booked for cheating over content of 'Baat Bihar Ki'The FIR has been registered under Sections 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Patliputra..
Prashant Kishor thanks Nitish Kumar for retaining stance on NRC, NPR
'Trying formula of 1990s' Bihar': BJP likens Prashant Kishor to musclemenWith many axes to grind against Prashant Kishor, the BJP on Wednesday launched a fresh attack against the poll strategist-turned-politician whom it likened to the musclemen who having previously..
Prashant Kishor trains a double-edged sword on Nitish
'People involved in event management do not hold any ideology,' Sushil Modi hits back at Prashant Kishor
Prashant Kishor questions Nitish Kumar's development model in Bihar; JD(U) hits backElection strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor on Tuesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's development model, even as he sneered at the chief minister for making ideological compromises..
Prashant Kishor launches outreach campaign 'Baat Bihar Ki', targets CM Nitish KumarPrashant Kishor on Tuesday launched the 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign aimed at making Bihar one of the top 10 states in the country.
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Gandhi, Godse cannot go hand-in-hand: Prashant KishorExpelled Janata Dal-United Vice President and top election strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday launched a direct attack on Bihar Chief Minister saying ideology of Mahatma Gandhi and that of his..
Prashant Kishor likely to get 'Z' category security cover in West BengalThe Z category security has a security cover of 22 personnel (including 4-5 NSG Commando and police personnel).
Prashant Kishor's campaign strategy takes AAP to victory: Here are his other successful stintsAs the Aam Aadmi Party has retained power in Delhi and will form the government for the third time, there's one person who also deserves credit - Prashant Kishor.
With AAP's victory in Delhi, all focus on Prashant KishorThe AAP's victory in Delhi assembly polls has yet again brought the focus on election strategist Prashant Kishor and his firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), which first changed the contours..
Thank you Delhi for protecting India's soul: Prashant Kishor tweets over Delhi results
AAP urges EC to strengthen security of strong rooms storing EVMsManish Sisodia, election strategist Prashant Kishor, Sanjay Singh and Gopal Rai were present in the meeting held at Kejriwal's residence.
DMK ropes in Prashant Kishor's I-PAC for 2021 Tamil Nadu electionsIn response, I-PAC thanked Stalin for the opportunity and said that it will help the party secure an emphatic victory in 2021.
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JD(S) makes overtures towards political strategist Prashant Kishor to build party
Nitish Kumar emerges again as a survivorFrom leaving a job at the Bihar State Electricity Board for his socialist ideals to booting out Prashant Kishor and Pawan Verma, on January 29, for a pragmatic approach to his politics, Bihar Chief..
The gladiator of Indian politics does it againElection strategist' Prashant Kishor and retired diplomat Pavan Varma, who were expelled from JDU, seemed to have failed to understand the fundamentals of their party chief Nitish Kumar.
JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma for 'anti-party' activities
Top News of the Day | Jan 29, 2020: Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma expelled from JD(U), Saina Nehwal joins BJP and moreIn top news of the day on Wednesday, January 28, 2020, The Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday expelled Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma from the party over their 'anti-party activities'. The two had..
Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma expelled from JD(U) for 'anti-party activities', say 'thank you' to Nitish KumarThe two had recently upped their attacks against the party's alliance BJP over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and even questioned JD(U) over its stance on the law.
Thank you and God bless you for retaining CM post: Prashant Kishor to Nitish after suspension from JD(U)Soon after his expulsion from JD(U), Prashant Kishor on Wednesday took a dig at party president Nitish Kumar, offering him his best wishes to "retain" the chief ministership of Bihar. In a tweet..
Liar, says Prashant Kishor as Nitish Kumar reminds him of JD(U) entry on Amit Shah advice
Nitish Kumar says Prashant Kishor was let into JD(U) under Amit Shah's recommendation, Kishor calls out 'lie'Kishor has been repeatedly questioning the JD)U) leaders over their position on the CAA and NRC
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'What a fall for you to lie': Prashant Kishor hits back at Nitish Kumar
Amit Shah asked me to induct Prashant Kishor into JD(U), says Nitish Kumar
EVM buttons will be pressed 'with love' in Delhi: Prashant Kishor"On February 8, the buttons of the EVM will be pressed with love. Big shocks should be given in small doses, so that brotherhood and solidarity are not endangered. Justice, Liberty, Equality and..
None like Sushil Modi in giving character certificate: Prashant KishorPoll strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday launched a blistering attack against Bihar deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi bringing to fore the widening differences between the two..
Sushil Modi gave certificate to Nitish after he became deputy chief minister, says Prashant KishorOn Saturday, Kishor targeted the Bihar deputy chief minister tweeting, "There is no substitute to Sushil Modi in giving character certificate to people. Earlier, he used to speak on camera about Nitish..
JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor dares Amit Shah to implement CAA & NRC in the same chronology that he announced
BJP attacks Prashant Kishor for re-asserting that CAA and NRC will not be implemented in Bihar
Prashant Kishor thanks Congress' top brass for their 'formal and unequivocal rejection' of CAA, NRC
Prashant Kishor, Kanhaiya Kumar find place in Forbes India's list of World's '20 people to watch in the 2020s'
Nitish Kumar says 'all is well' even as Prashant Kishor launches frontal attack on Sushil Modi
Patna: JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor takes jibe at Sushil Modi, cites 2015 assembly resultsTaking to Twitter, Kishor outlined that in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar's leadership and the role of JD(U) as the biggest party was decided by the people of Bihar and not by the leader of another..
Only Nitish can tell under what circumstances JD(U) supported CAA in both Houses: Prashant Kishor
Former Congress advisor Prashant Kishor questions Sonia Gandhi's silence on NRCPolitical Strategist and Vice-President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor has questioned the silence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Taking part in..
Bihar polls: BJP-JD(U) seat-sharing should be 1:1.4, says Prashant Kishor; draws ire of allyDays after ally BJP’s ouster from power in neighbouring Jharkhand, JD(U) on Sunday began mounting pressure on the saffron party for a larger share of seats in the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.
BJP's stance change on NRC a tactical retreat: Prashant KishorThe poll-strategist-turned politician, whose party is an alliance partner of the BJP, asserted that the change in stance was prompted by country-wide agitations against the new citizenship law and the..
Prashant Kishor thanks Rahul Gandhi for joining stir against CAA, NRCPolitical strategist and JD(U) vice-president Prashant Kishor on Tuesday thanked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for joining the "movement" against the amended citizenship law and the proposed..