Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicUP elections

Topic: UP elections

BJP is no longer just a Brahmin-Bania-Zamindar party. UP’s ‘labarthis’ show why

Modi government posing as a benevolent giver is an image that any poor will cherish because their everyday interactions with State machinery isn’t so pleasant.

Mayawati’s BSP gets routed across UP, Punjab and Uttarakhand, faces existential crisis

The party’s performance in UP, where it has a strong foothold in western and eastern parts, is a long way off from its performance in the 2017 assembly elections.

Student in Ukraine, Pradhan in UP’s Hardoi — how war exposed double life of Vaishali Yadav

Vaishali Yadav, a medical student in Ukraine, made a video to appeal for evacuation from war-torn country. Now, the UP gram pradhan could be facing action for being 'absent from duty'.

Varanasi South seat has Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, but PM Modi is ‘missing’ BJP MLA’s only hope

BJP is pulling out all stops to ensure Varanasi South doesn’t become a spoiler in PM’s LS constituency. NDA had won all 8 segments here in 2017. But MLA issue is a larger problem.

How BJP war room on Modi turf Varanasi is building buzz about party, reaching every voter

BJP's digital war room in Varanasi comprises 100-odd volunteers housed in a three-storey building at Gulab Bagh area. It connects party workers, officebearers and volunteers.

Talk about Yogi Adityanath as a future PM candidate is ‘natural’, Amit Shah says

Home Minister Amit Shah refutes allegations about disconnect between UP govt and BJP organisation, says it is 'not a difference of opinion, but an illusion'.

Chandra Shekhar Azad challenges Yogi to debate, wants voters to ‘judge who’s best man for job’

Azad Samaj Party chief said he was ready for head-to-head constituency fight with CM Adityanath & discussed how talks with SP fell through — but didn’t rule out alliance with Congress.

UP MLAs quit BJP for selfish motives, we’ll go door to door & showcase welfare: OBC Morcha head

While BJP central leadership draws up strategy to counter series of OBC MLAs’ resignations, OBC Morcha has been tasked with localised measures to tackle the issue.

Amit Shah to begin statewide tour of UP from 22 Jan, no MP to be fielded in assembly polls

In UP, which goes to polls from 10 February, BJP leaders are requesting to field family members and relatives, but the party is likely to follow the one ticket-one family diktat.

Three factors that tells us who has an edge in UP elections under Covid cloud

EC has announced no physical rallies in the five states going to polls. Now it depends on which leader can go viral online like Modi.

On Camera

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Vehicles travel along near-empty roads during a lockdown due to Covid in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Bloomberg

China’s economy slump shows no sign of bottoming out in May

The weakness in the gauge — the worst since the early months of the pandemic — reflects the lingering effects of large-scale lockdowns despite recent progress toward reopening.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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