Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh bypoll

Topic: Uttar Pradesh bypoll

Another debacle for UP Congress, but Priyanka Gandhi hasn’t visited Lucknow HQ in 11 months

Congress contested 6 seats in recent UP bypolls, and lost deposit on 4. Party leaders say communication gap with high command is growing.

Vote for any party, but only a Tripathi will win UP bypoll as everyone’s wooing Brahmins

The 3 main opposition parties SP, BSP and Congress fielded Tripathis for the 3 November bypoll, so ruling BJP had to give ticket to another.

Congress expels 2 workers after woman member thrashed by colleagues, NCW writes to UP DGP

Congress worker Tara Yadav was thrashed by party workers for allegedly questioning the candidature of Mukund Bhaskar Mani Tripathi from Deoria for the upcoming bypolls.

Why UP bypolls, not Maharashtra & Haryana verdict, threw up a bigger surprise for Mayawati

Akhilesh Yadav finally has reason to smile and not just because the Samajwadi Party won seats in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

When Rahul Gandhi didn’t return Akhilesh Yadav’s phone calls, UP politics changed

A cold war between Congress and SP has been brewing for some time.

UP: Voting for Kairana, Noorpur bypolls begins

Kairana parliamentary constituency, which has five assembly segments, is witnessing a united opposition taking on the BJP.

Inside a Whatsapp group of BJP workers, here’s who they blamed for UP bypoll losses

Drawing an analogy from the Mahabharat, one message said on the one hand was Abhimanyu (Yogi) all by himself, and on the other the...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.