Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicBJP Uttar Pradesh

Topic: BJP Uttar Pradesh

‘Party bigger than govt, focus on winning seats that we lost’, says UP’s new BJP chief 

Governments at the Centre and state are working on the basis of the party’s manifesto, said Bhupendra Chaudhary, who was appointed to the position in August.  

How Yogi govt is trying to mollify deputy CMs, ministers and stamp out discontent

More district inspections, greater say in transfers and weekly coordination meetings with the chief minister for deputy CMs are some of the steps taken by the BJP govt in UP.

Why Bhupendra Chaudhary is BJP’s surprise choice to lead the party in Uttar Pradesh

Not only is the BJP trying to win big in western UP in the 2024 general election, it is also looking to reach out to the Jats in Haryana and Rajasthan.

Why UP deputy CM Maurya’s ‘party greater than govt’ comment is making his BJP colleagues curious

Keshav Prasad Maurya, believed to be a contender for post of BJP state president, has repeatedly said, 'The organisation (party) is bigger than the government.'

Message for Modi & Shah? Why Yogi is silent on being kept out of BJP parliamentary board

BJP reconstituted its parliamentary board this week, leaving out all CMs. But unlike his counterparts, Yogi has not tweeted congratulations to the new members.

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.

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.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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