Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicAssembly Elections

Topic: Assembly Elections

On BJP agenda for HP: Free ‘chardham’ pilgrimage, cow commission, telecast of ‘arti’

Party’s vision document also focuses on graft and women’s safety; says BJP will create a tourist circuit linking various temples across the state.

Himachal BJP feels neglected as top guns shower attention on Gujarat

In October, Modi visited Gujarat five times, despite polls not even being announced. His only visit to Himachal came before the poll declaration on 12 Oct.

Dynasty to the fore in Himachal: Virbhadra’s son not the only one rising

Including CM Virbhadra’s son Vikramaditya, Congress has fielded eight second- or third-generation politicians, while the BJP has given tickets to three.

In Gujarat, BJP hopes to retain power in the name of ‘chief minister’ Narendra Modi

Weeks away from Gujarat assembly polls, party leaders as well as CM Vijay Rupani miss no opportunity to credit 'chief minister' Modi for progress.

Dhumal prevails over Nadda as BJP declares candidates for Himachal polls

Union minister Nadda is not even on the list while two-time former CM Dhumal will fight from Sujanpur; elections for the 68 seats will be held next month.

Sukh Ram, who once helped Dhumal form government, is no stranger to BJP

Sukh Ram launched his own party after being expelled from Congress following his conviction in a telecom scam, now his son joins BJP in poll-bound Himachal

Vasundhara Raje banks on water to retain power in Rajasthan

Rajasthan government’s MJSA scheme is reviving water bodies and increasing groundwater levels, and Vasundhara Raje wants to make it her main poll plank. New Delhi:...

Defeating BJP in Gujarat is one of my top priorities: Hardik Patel

The face of the Patidar campaign hints at electoral understandings with like-minded organisations ahead of assembly polls in state.

Himachal polls: Amit Shah visit to intensify BJP’s campaign, Modi will be its face

BJP national president Amit Shah will address a youth rally in Kangra on 22 September; no CM candidate expected to be announced before the...

Nervous BJP banks on Jaitley for big win in Gujarat

The union finance minister will be assisted by four union ministers as the BJP goes all out to make a statement in the Modi-Shah home state.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.