Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicBJP Uttar Pradesh

Topic: BJP Uttar Pradesh

‘Exposes fallacy of Oppn unity’: Why BJP has ensured a deputy speaker in UP assembly after 14 yrs

With just about six months to go for assembly polls, the rebel Samajwadi Party MLA Nitin Agrawal, backed by the BJP, was Monday elected as deputy speaker of the UP assembly. 

UP BJP tweets cartoon depicting CM Yogi as Lord Ram, taking aim at ‘Ravana’ of social evils

UP BJP spokesperson says CM Yogi Adityanath has been running drive to eliminate corruption, crime and other social evils, Congress calls the depiction ‘brazen’.

Farmers don’t kill, my son should be ‘martyr’ — father of BJP worker killed in Lakhimpur Kheri

Families of the BJP workers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri are also upset at the media coverage of the violence, especially of them being painted in a negative light.

Yogi names Kangana Ranaut brand ambassador of UP’s ‘one district-one product’ scheme

The UP government has launched the 'one district-one product' programme with the aim to create product-specific traditional industrial hubs across 75 districts of the state.

Why UP BJP has picked this woman Dalit leader to challenge Mayawati on her turf

The BJP has managed to stitch together an upper caste, non-Jatav Dalit and non-Yadav OBC coalition in UP. It is now eyeing the Jatav vote. 

Pratapgarh MP Sangam Lal Gupta allegedly beaten up as BJP & Congress supporters clash in UP

BJP's Gupta alleged supporters of Congress leader Pramod Tiwari attacked him, but Tiwari's daughter and MLA Aradhana Misra said it was the MP's followers who triggered clash.

SP, Congress hit out at BJP over President Kovind’s UP trip, months before assembly polls

The SP and Congress have questioned BJP’s intentions over President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Ayodhya, claiming the party is trying to 'capitalise' on his trip politically.

Hindutva icon, tallest non-Yadav OBC leader — How Kalyan Singh helped BJP breach UP 

The veteran BJP leader, who was the party’s first CM in Uttar Pradesh, died in Lucknow Saturday after prolonged illness. He was 89. 

RLD to prepare manifesto for UP in next 2 months, protesting Ghazipur farmers to have say 

The Rashtriya Lok Dal is looking to put out its manifesto earlier than usual, as part of its strategy to pre-empt ‘any polarisation attempts by the BJP’.

Who are non-Yadav OBCs & why UP political parties are lining up to woo them ahead of polls

BJP already has non-Yadav OBC parties as allies and is now focusing on these castes through its 'grand Hindu identity', while SP and Congress have been hosting OBC sammelans.

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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