Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicUP bypoll

Topic: UP bypoll

UP experiment may not defeat BJP in 2019, but complacency may do it

The results come as a warning for the BJP, but to its credit, the party is quick to learn from its mistakes, and has...

The UP results will now set off a competition over which regional leader should lead the opposition

The regrouping among regional parties has already begun and they are looking for an opportunity to shift gears.

Counting of votes in Yogi Adityanath’s first big test begins in Gorakhpur, Phulpur

The bypolls, termed by Adityanath a “rehearsal” for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, saw a contest between 10 candidates in Gorakhpur and 22 in...

On Camera

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

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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