Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicUP polls ticket distribution

Topic: UP polls ticket distribution

Congress is beating an old drum with Brahmin candidates in UP, lacks strategy

Congress is a 'coalition of extremes' — Muslims, Brahmins, and Dalits. But look at the gaps that its ticket distribution in UP polls reveals.

BSP’s going solo in UP, but ticket distribution tells a different story

BSP could be hoping that it would repeat its electoral performance of 2007 when Brahmins had played a big role in bringing Mayawati to power.

BJP hasn’t sidelined Brahmin candidates on UP tickets. But Rajputs can’t be ignored either

On caste-wise representation in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, BJP seems to be finally paying attention to its past mistakes.

Samajwadi Party promises social justice, but look who got tickets in 2022. Not enough Muslims

The Samajwadi Party and its allies have given tickets to politically mobilised groups instead of politically marginalised ones.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.