Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicPriyanka Gandhi Vadra

Topic: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Hindu-vs-Hindutva, Priyanka ‘experiment’ — the strategy Congress is prepping for 2022 & beyond

2022 will be an important year, with five assembly elections at the start of the year, and Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh going to polls towards the end.

Priyanka Gandhi promises 30% quota in jobs for women if Congress voted to power in Goa

The Congress leader cautioned people against 'outsiders' & advised them to assess parties on how they've performed in their ruling states, in an apparent dig at Kejriwal govt in Delhi.

40% quota in govt jobs, 25% in police — Priyanka Gandhi releases ‘women manifesto’ for UP

Congress’ UP incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday released a special manifesto, meant for just women voters in Uttar Pradesh.

UP govt cancels teachers’ exam after paper leak, Yogi says ‘guilty to be charged as gangsters’

UP Police found question paper for Sunday's exam had already been leaked, arrested people early morning, leading to cancellation. Opposition parties accuse Yogi govt of corruption.

Congress to go solo in UP polls, contest all 403 seats, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announces

Ruling out an alliance with any political party, Gandhi said BSP and SP leaders were nowhere to be seen when rape cases rocked the country, and only Congress was fighting for the people.

Priyanka Gandhi promises free medical treatment up to Rs 10 lakh ahead of 2022 UP polls

Congress has also promised jobs to 20 lakh people, halving the electricity bill & a sum of Rs 25,000 to families who endured a financial crunch due to the Covid pandemic.

The 7 promises for UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made at ‘Pratigya Yatra’ flag-off

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra flagged off 3 Congress yatras that will criss-cross Uttar Pradesh — between Saturday and 1 November — ahead of state polls next year.

Congress delegation meets President, seeks dismissal of MoS Mishra over Lakhimpur violence

Speaking to the media after the meeting, Priyanka Gandhi claimed that President Kovind assured them he will talk to the government in this regard today.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attends ‘antim ardas’ of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Vadra, other Congress leaders and prominent farmer union leaders arrived in the district's Tikonia village to pay tribute to the four farmers and journalist killed on 3 October.

Priyanka Gandhi recites shlokas, urges people to chant ‘Jai Mata Di’ at Varanasi rally

At a meeting held to express solidarity with farmers in poll-bound UP, Congress general secretary Sunday invoked Goddess Durga and started her speech with a stuti (prayer).

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

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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