Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicUP elections

Topic: UP elections

SubscriberWrites: UP elections 2022: Development or Covid resentment, the coming polls could give BJP a scare

The second wave of the pandemic has altered the political grammar of Uttar Pradesh but caste arithmetic is still the deciding factor, believes Nischai Vats.

BJP leaders blame Covid anger against Yogi govt for poor poll show but say it won’t hurt 2022

BJP members agree it's time for party to introspect on what went wrong in UP, say rebels and failed promises to deliver welfare schemes have resulted in poor panchayat poll performance.

Demonetisation a massive draconian, monetary shock: Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian

The former chief economic adviser talks of the ‘puzzle’ that demonetisation, despite imposing harsh economic costs, was cheered on by its victims.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

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.