Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicHaryana assembly elections

Topic: Haryana assembly elections

Modi plays Dangal connect at Haryana rally, says he felt proud China’s Xi has seen film

Campaigning for Babita Phogat in Haryana, PM Modi said 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' would not have been successful without support from villages.

‘Dead mouse’ & Pakistan potshots: Haryana poll candidates take mud-slinging to new low

Over the weekend, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar referred to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi as a ‘dead mouse’.

Milan to Mewat, Nauksham Chaudhary ditches fashion to help BJP win backward Haryana seat

Nauksham Chaudhary, the 28-year-old BJP candidate from Punhana in Mewat, has a masters in fashion, business and brand management from Milan in Italy.

In Haryana Congress manifesto, Rs 10 thali, private sector job quota & old-age pension

Faced with bleak prospects in Haryana, Congress plans to offer unemployment allowance of Rs 10,000 a month and old-age pension of Rs 5,100 per month.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar scripts a political turnaround story Congress can learn from

In the first few years of his tenure, Khattar appeared like a lost cause, and Haryana looked like a state BJP won’t be able to hold on to. Then came the turnaround.

In poll season, Haryana’s pahalwans find a new arena — as bouncers for politicians

Haryana, which votes on 21 October, is known to nurture bodybuilders or ‘pahalwans’, reared on its famed ‘doodh-dahi ka khana’. 

A spurned satrap & burning egos — warning signs Congress ignored in Haryana for 5 yrs

Infighting among top leaders of the Haryana unit and their prestige battles have cost the Congress massively.

Ashok Tanwar resigns from Congress, says can’t blame rivals for crisis in party

Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation on Twitter and posted a four-page resignation letter to interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

TikTok star Sonali Phogat gets BJP ticket to take on 3-time Haryana MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi

With nearly 1.20 lakh followers, Sonali Phogat is a sensation on short video app TikTok. She faces a tough electoral battle against Bishnoi in his stronghold.

Old-timers and leaders’ kin — Congress first list for Haryana elections is nothing new

Congress announced 84 candidates Wednesday, fielding mostly familiar names and their families. It did, however, accommodate some defectors.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.