Thursday, 27 January, 2022
Topic2022 assembly election

Topic: 2022 assembly election

Arvind Kejriwal urges Delhiites to campaign for Aam Aadmi Party in poll-bound states

Launching the 'Ek Mauka Kejriwal Ko' (one chance to Kejriwal) campaign, he asked the people in Delhi to share their videos of the AAP govt's ‘good work’ on social media platforms.

FIR against Sidhu’s adviser and ex-DGP Mustafa over ‘inflammatory’ poll speech in Malerkotla

Mustafa's wife Razia Sultana is Punjab minister, seeking re-election from only Muslim-majority seat, Malerkotla. Ex-IPS allegedly said ‘I am a soldier of community not RSS agent’.

Shiv Sena & NCP take partnership outside Maharashtra, will fight Goa elections together

Both parties will contest 10 seats each. They have nominal presence in Goa & tried to get MVA ally Congress — single-largest party in Goa in 2017 — to join alliance, but failed.

EC allows authorised media persons to cast vote through postal ballot in upcoming polls

Railways employees, All India Radio and BSNL workers are among others that have been categorised as essential services who can cast their vote through postal ballot.

EC announces poll dates for 5 states, voting to take between 10 February and 7 March

UP elections will be held in 7 phases between 10 Feb and 7 March, while Punjab, Uttarakhand & Goa will vote on 14 Feb. Manipur will vote in 2 phases on 27 Feb and 3 March. Results on 10 March.

EC carries out ‘complete review’ of Covid situation in 5 poll-bound states

In a meeting with Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, EC emphasised the need to ensure complete vaccination of all eligible persons in the five states.

Akhilesh Yadav’s SP isn’t giving up against Yogi Adityanath’s BJP. They have a 3-point plan

A lot will depend on the ‘corrective measures’ Akhilesh Yadav takes to galvanise the Samajwadi Party and win them back the voters they lost to BJP.

What Yogi told Modi in their viral photo, and trickle-down effect hits India’s health sector

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Cracks appear in Samyukt Kisan Morcha as some unions make ‘political moves’ ahead of Punjab 2022

Farm leaders like Gurnam Singh Chaduni say agitations and political activities can go hand in hand, but other Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) say politicking farmers will be shown “black flags”.

SP’s Nitin Agarwal files nomination for UP assembly deputy speaker post in BJP leaders’ presence

Uttar Pradesh will get its first Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly after a gap of over 14 years.

On Camera

YourTurn

Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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