Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicBihar election

Topic: Bihar election

At Darbhanga, crowds without masks throng Yogi Adityanath rally during BJP’s Bihar campaign

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's rally at Pindaruch, a Brahmin-dominated village in northern Bihar's Darbhanga district, drew close to 6,000 people.

‘Double engine’ journey in Bihar, and when potatoes make people cry

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

Masked & gloved, Tejashwi Yadav, Rabri Devi, Nitish Kumar cast votes in phase 2 of Bihar polls

The second phase of elections in Bihar will decide the fate of 1,463 candidates on 94 seats, including that of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is seeking a re-election from Raghopur.

RJD’s lantern of hope — Rabri Devi prays for Tejashwi Yadav as he campaigns for third phase

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav is the chief ministerial face of the Grand Alliance in the Bihar Assembly election.

No more cavalcades, the sky is the way for Bihar election campaigners

Star campaigners of political parties are travelling by helicopters and private jets to address election rallies in Bihar.

BJP’s promise of free Covid vaccine not violative of poll code, says Election Commission

The commission was responding to a complaint by RTI activist Saket Gokhale who claimed the promise was discriminatory and a misuse of powers by the central govt.

Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar share stage at election rally in Patna

PM Narendra Modi addressed back-to-back election rallies in Bihar and praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for leading the state from misgovernance to good governance.

Day before Bihar elections kick off, CM Nitish Kumar goes ‘home’ to Nalanda constituency

Nitish Kumar campaigned in Islampur in Nalanda constituency, reminding JD(U) supporters of what he had done, and what he promises to do if voted back to power.

China spread virus, India gave fitting reply — Aaj Tak, News18 looks for Chinese army in Noida

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Dalit voters will be the X factor in Bihar election — they vote differently than in UP

In UP, Dalit political mobilisation was based on Ambedkarism. In Bihar, it was based on Marxism. That explains the voting patterns.

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

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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.
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