Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicUP assembly election

Topic: UP assembly election

In Agra, ‘Dalit ki beti’ Baby Rani Maurya is looking to draw Mayawati’s core voters to BJP

In interview with ThePrint in her constituency, Baby Rani Maurya says she was inspired to join politics partly by her childhood days growing up in a Dalit neighbourhood in Agra.

Akhilesh Yadav says he won’t contest 2022 UP assembly polls

Yadav, who is also SP MP from Azamgarh and CM face of his party, also said that an alliance between his party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal for the polls has been finalised.

Facing Jat-Muslim unity in UP, BJP poll strategy targets farmers & caste equations

Farmers protest is providing common ground for Jats and Muslims, leading to a fragile but significant unity that could undermine BJP's efforts to return to power in Uttar Pradesh.

Dharmendra Pradhan is BJP’s top man for UP election, appoints largest ever team for state

BJP names 7 co-in-charges and 6 zonal organisation in-charges, all comprising Union ministers and top party leaders to help it clinch a successive govt in UP. Also names in-charges for 4 other states.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.
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