Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicHaryana assembly elections

Topic: Haryana assembly elections

If BJP makes Gopal Kanda minister, there’ll be a zillion Geetikas, says airhostess’ brother

Haryana MLA Gopal Goyal Kanda is accused of abetting the suicide of airhostess Geetika Sharma in 2012, and her mother’s in 2013.

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Neither Congress or BJP untouchable for us, says JJP’s Dushyant Chautala

Chautala, who has emerged as the kingmaker in Haryana, says the JJP will go with whichever party agrees with their agenda common minimum programme.

BJP has 16 dynast MLAs in Maharashtra — highest among all parties

17 of the 29 dynasts BJP fielded across Maharashtra and Haryana have won. The figure for Congress stands at 21 out of 36.

These are the 9 MLAs BJP is trying to rope in to form govt in Haryana

With JJP’s 10 MLAs still unaligned, these MLAs, including former minister Gopal Kanda and INLD chief Abhay Chautala, could be crucial to BJP’s hopes.

Election brings big shock for BJP as all but two Haryana ministers bite the dust

The BJP in Haryana is said to have paid the price for making a national issue like the scrapping of Article 370 one of its chief poll planks.

Only 2 of 10 ministers fielded by BJP win in Haryana assembly polls

BJP had earlier denied tickets to two ministers, Vipul Goel and Rao Narbir Singh. Of the 2 ministers, Dr Banwari Lal retained his Karnal constituency.

2 wrestlers, a TikTok star & former hockey captain — how BJP’s stars fared in Haryana

The BJP was counting on celebrities to deliver some of the toughest constituencies, including three it had never won.

BJP MLA Bakshish Singh Virk who boasted about EVM rigging trailing at third position

In a 39-second viral clip, Virk can reportedly be heard saying that no matter which button is pressed on an EVM, the vote would go to the BJP.

5 lessons BJP must learn from Maharashtra & Haryana election results

BJP is set to form govt in Maharashtra and is frontrunner in Haryana, but the nature of its wins, despite opposition being in disarray, should serve as a warning sign.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.