Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicBJP Uttar Pradesh

Topic: BJP Uttar Pradesh

Yogi’s anti-national clause for varsities: Curbing freedom or ‘cleansing’ student politics?

Yogi govt approved a draft Private Universities Ordinance that vows action against those found indulging in “anti-national activities” on campus.

Bengal is in focus for BJP but HRD minister has no clue of state’s history

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Has Yogi govt failed to keep its promise of cleaning up law & order in Uttar Pradesh?

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Wednesday held a meeting with senior police officers to review the law and order situation in the state.

Do laws not matter as politicians like Yogi & Mamata go after ‘offensive’ online posts?

Five people have been arrested in two days for posting or sharing content on social media that angered Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.

The UP don who halted BJP’s march in Ghazipur

BJP minister Manoj Sinha lost to the BSP's Afzal Ansari, the elder brother of don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari.

UP firmly with Modi and BJP as Akhilesh-Mayawati gathbandhan falters

Early trends show the BJP leading on 55 seats, while the SP-BSP-RLD alliance leads on just 23 seats. The BJP and its ally Apna Dal had won 73 seats last time.

3 UP police officers transferred over Bulandshahr violence

The Bulandshahr SSP is being replaced after the ADG, Intelligence, submitted a report on the violence over an alleged cow slaughter, which claimed the lives of a police officer and a youth.

After Khattar’s remark, recall what Premchand and Sarojini Naidu had said about namazis

Gone are the days when practices attached with religions other than ours excited us. Now they scare us.

Common maximum programme

You can see its emerging contours in UP rallies: Leaders moving away from cliche, voters moving to the centre — politics of aspiration slowly edging out politics of grievance.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.