Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: bypoll

BJP to Congress, Shiv Sena and RJD — super Saturday awaits parties in assembly bypolls

It’s not often that bypolls hold so much significance and can change political dynamics in several states. That’s the beauty of the 30 October bypolls.

Mamata talked of farm protest, didn’t observe gurdwara sanctity: Hardeep Puri in Kolkata campaign

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri is in Kolkata to campaign for Priyanka Tibrewal, BJP's candidate taking on Mamata Banerjee in the Bhabanipur bypoll.

7 leaders dead: Angry MP political families ask if postponing polls would’ve ‘shaken democracy’

Top BJP and Congress politicians campaigned in Damoh for 17 April bypoll, even as Covid cases surged. Seven leaders died, while others lost family members.

BJP wins first bypoll in Maharashtra since it lost power to MVA, wrests seat from NCP

BJP’s Samadhan Autade defeats NCP candidate Bhagirath Bhalke, with a margin of 3,733 votes. The bypoll was necessitated after NCP MLA Bharat Bhalke's death due to Covid last year.

Congress wins Ajit Jogi’s bastion Marwahi in Chhattisgarh bypoll

It was for the first time since former Chhattisgarh CM and Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) founder Ajit Jogi won the seat in 2001 that no member of his family was in the fray.

BJP can win polls by calling up the collector, says MP minister, Congress to approach EC

MP minister Imarti Devi’s claim has sparked a controversy with the Congress saying the BJP wants to win polls by misusing power, while the latter has called it a conspiracy.

Shivamogga turns battleground to test legacy of three Karnataka CMs

The sons of former CMs B.S. Yeddyurappa, J.H. Patel and S. Bangarappa are up against each other in the Shivamogga Lok Sabha bypoll on 3 November.

When BJP wins, it credits vikas; when it loses, it shamelessly blames caste

Not only does the BJP play the game of caste politics, it has been playing it better than anyone else.

Gorakhpur bypoll loss damages image of ‘Yogi samrajya’ and weakens his position in BJP

Senior BJP leaders are of the view that Yogi had been given the task of retaining the Gorakhpur seat and he failed in it.

आर के नगर का परिणाम तमिलनाडू की राजनीति में करेगा उथल-पुथल

दिनकरन की अप्रत्याशित जीत से सभी ताकतों के पुनर्निर्माण का रास्ता खुलेगा. किस तरह का नया समीकरण बनेगा, यह कहना थोड़ी जल्दबाजी होगी.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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.