Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicUP elections

Topic: UP elections

Yogi govt to distribute free smartphones, tablets to 1 cr final-year UG, PG students in UP

The first phase of the scheme will roll out on 25 December. Final year students of MA, BA, BSc, ITI, MBBS, MD, BTech and MTech will be given preference.

Omicron threat, Opposition protest & PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat — Page 1 news from the Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

‘Those who don’t have family will not care for people’ — Akhilesh Yadav’s veiled dig at Yogi

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav also hurled allegations on Yogi govt of leaking Teachers' Eligibility Test question papers deliberately and said they only tell 'damdaar jhooth' (big lies).

Modi flies in Rs 8,000 cr plane but can’t waive farmer loans, Priyanka Gandhi says in UP rally

Claiming that PM Modi's 'industrialist friends' earned Rs 10,000 crore daily, Gandhi promised Congress will waive farmers' debt if it comes to power in the upcoming UP polls.

Hardcore BJP voters in UP’s Baghpat don’t believe Modi’s ‘change of heart’, Yogi gets thumbs-up

Old RLD stronghold Baghpat started voting for BJP in 2014, but farmers are showing signs of coming back to Jayant Chaudhary’s party. Many still like UP’s Yogi Adityanath govt.

No possibility of CAA repeal, says minister Naqvi as farm laws U-turn revives demand

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says 'people have started playing minority politics around CAA', adding that 'it has got nothing to do with Indian citizens'.

Colleges, expressways, airports: Why BJP is looking east in UP with ‘Purvanchal Vikas Model’

PM has visited eastern UP 3 times over the last month, most recently to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. Home Minister Amit Shah also kicked off many projects on his tour this month.  

Months before UP polls, RSS plans big Amrit Mahotsav push to instill ‘patriotism’

The 19 November-16 December campaign in UP will see RSS hold programmes like Tiranga Yatra, Vande Mataram renditions, and remembrance of freedom fighters.

At UP rally, Shah hits out at Akhilesh over Jinnah, Yogi talks of renaming Azamgarh

Amit Shah lauds UP’s Yogi Adityanath govt for making Purvanchal ‘machhar aur mafia mukt’, with its 'crackdown' on dengue and criminal elements.

PM to address events on Birsa Munda & Ambedkar as BJP uses Azadi show to reach Dalits, tribals

Committee headed by Amit Shah has approved high-profile events under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav programme, which celebrates 75 years of India's independence.

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

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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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