Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicUP elections

Topic: UP elections

Will contest against CM Yogi, even from Ayodhya, says Bhim Army & ASP’s Chandra Shekhar Aazad

Activist adds his Azad Samaj Party will only field Dalits, Muslims and backward castes candidates, and is willing to ally with any big party except BJP.

This is BJP’s new caste coalition for 2022 UP polls — the 7 parties & its members

In October, BJP finalised alliance with 7 smaller parties with a caste appeal among different groups, after former ally O.P. Rajbhar of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party announced a tie-up with SP.

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.

‘Use sympathy, don’t confront’: BJP rolls out strategy to win back UP farmers for 2022 polls

At 'Mahapanchayat' by Samyukt Kisan Morcha in Muzaffarnagar last month, farmers had vowed to intensify protest, and many had also called for BJP's defeat in next year's UP polls.

BJP OBC Morcha chief shifts caste census onus on states, says Modi govt can take it from there

BJP OBC unit chief K. Laxman says no one stopped states from conducting own caste-based survey. Last week, Modi govt told SC, population census not ideal instrument for collection of caste details. 

‘Abba jaan’ politics delights Indian news channels, dying kids in UP an afterthought

As per news channels' promotional videos and 'special features', it's all bright and beautiful in Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh. The state has been completely transformed.

BJP changing CMs to beat anti-incumbency is an acknowledgement of governance deficit in states

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Priyanka Gandhi holds review meeting with party leaders in UP

In a statement, the party said deliberations were held on the poll strategy for western UP. The farmers' protest over the three agri laws also came up for discussions.

Farm loan waiver, free electricity, jobs for youth — Congress to make ‘promises’ in UP yatra

The two-week ‘Congress Pratigya Yatra’ will start in the last week of this month. Party’s UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will lead the charge.

Six months after 4-year celebration, BJP plans another for 4.5 years of Yogi govt across UP

The celebration will be held between 19 and 26 September in all districts and 27,700 shakti kendras, which are clusters of 6 to 8 booths.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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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.