Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicBJP Uttar Pradesh

Topic: BJP Uttar Pradesh

Nadda’s strict about four ‘Cs’ on his plate but dhokla, fafda and Gujarat exception

The server's response to the query whether the food served to the BJP president had sugar, stumped Nadda's aides.

With wife’s MLC win on Modi turf, UP ‘bahubali’ shows he’s still powerful under ‘anti-mafia’ Yogi

Jailed gangster Brijesh Singh’s wife Annapurna won Varanasi-Bhadohi-Chandauli MLC seat this week as an Independent candidate, says she will support BJP if ‘blessings continue’.

UP minister’s solution to stray cattle menace: BJP workers will pick up dung, run gaushalas

Uttar Pradesh Minister for Dairy Development Dharmpal Singh says state’s stray cattle issue is 'an opportunity', envisions commercially run cow shelters managed by BJP workers.

Buzz in UP BJP is about a new chief & ‘lights’ have been switched on for AAP govt in Punjab

AAP is said to be taking measured steps in this intra-party matrimonial alliance. It’s apprehensive the BJP might accuse it of promoting dynastic politics.

If BJP wins UP, it’s because party has effectively captured popular mindscape, not booths

Was the impression of a wave in favour of Akhilesh Yadav and his Samajwadi Party illusory? Not quite but exit polls for UP 2022 show we missed the real question.

‘Time to vote for Ram’: BJP plays Hindutva card in Ayodhya as it fights anti-incumbency

Hindu prestige is one of the BJP’s main poll planks in Ayodhya, but the Hindutva agenda is not necessarily an electoral slam-dunk even in Ram Janmabhoomi.

Yogi would make up for time lost due to Covid if BJP govt voted to power, PM Modi says

Modi's remarks praising Yogi Adityanath’s work in UP at a virtual poll rally appeared to settle the debate over BJP’s CM face for the upcoming assembly elections.

Yogi with a gun, Kashi, infrastructure: BJP’s latest song in UP a mix of Hindutva & development

Alongside the song, Yogi Adityanath launched an all-out attack against previous SP, BSP govts, SP has filed a complaint with EC over UP CM's 'undemocratic' language in campaign.

‘If we don’t build temples, who will?’ UP minister wants to develop Mathura on PM’s Kashi model

UP Power Minister & Mathura MLA Shrikant Sharma says cultural nationalism is BJP's ideological commitment, but focus is on development. Also details success in power sector.

Potato prices crash, living costs rise, farmers distressed. But most Mathura voters forgive BJP

Mathura is part of UP’s struggling potato-farming belt, but its identity is deeply rooted in its status as Krishna Janmabhoomi, and Modi is still seen as saviour.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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