Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicAssembly election

Topic: assembly election

Icing on BJP victory cake is farmers’ protests, Covid didn’t affect UP voters

Election results reiterate that good governance and Narendra Modi are a winning combination. But for Congress, it's beyond redemption.

SubscriberWrites: UP’s political weather changing. Each constituency has a divergent story

The voter seems to have ultimately emerged as a victor in the campaign by parties in UP due to the rupturing of the big grand narrative, writes Nischai Vats.

EC allows campaigning between 6AM & 10PM in relaxation of restrictions in poll-bound states

Citing the rise in Covid-19 cases, the Election Commission had previously imposed a ban on physical rallies, roadshows and padayatras in the five poll-bound states on 8 January.

55% Indians favour postponing polls over Covid fears, up from 31% a fortnight ago, survey shows

Conducted by LocalCircles, the survey says that of those who seek a delay, 30% support a 1-2 month-long postponement while 25% prefer a postponement of up to 4 months.

On EC recommendation, govt hikes poll expenditure limit for candidates ahead of assembly polls

Revised poll expenditure limit for candidates is Rs 40 lakh instead of Rs 28 lakh in big states, and Rs 28 lakh instead of Rs 20 lakh in smaller states.

2 officials of EC team that visited poll-bound states test positive for Covid-19

The officials are part of the team attached to the three election commissioners. At least one of them travelled to UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa to review poll preparations.

PDP to fight upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, says Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief Sunday said that questions surrounding an alliance are premature but ruled out any alliance with BJP. The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is far from normal, she added.

Kejriwal promises 300 free units, 24/7 electricity supply in Punjab if AAP wins 2022 polls

Chandigarh: AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised free electricity to every Punjab household that consumes up to 300 units of power...

Focus on infra projects, tour poll-bound states: Nadda tells ministers as BJP preps for 2022 polls

Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah & Nirmala Sitharaman were among those present at the meeting called by BJP president, where the party chalked out strategy for states going to polls next year.

India needs responsible leadership to wade through Covid crisis

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.