Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh election

Topic: Uttar Pradesh election

‘Have donated for Ram Mandir,’ says Kejriwal after offering prayers at Ram Janambhoomi

Kejriwal, whose party is contesting the upcoming UP polls, had offered 'aarti' on the banks of the Saryu river Monday and said it was an honour to visit the birthplace of Lord Ram.

How one visit from Priyanka Gandhi could bring Lucknow’s Valmiki Basti back to Congress fold

Residents of Valmiki Basti in Lucknow's Luv Kush Nagar say Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's visit made them feel special, and BJP, whom they voted for in 2017, hasn't fulfilled its promises.

Congress names Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly polls

Chattisgarh CM Baghel had played a crucial role in the run up to the Assam assembly polls earlier this year, with his team carrying out extensive booth training of party workers.

Eye on Purvanchal, BJP ties up with Nishad Party for 2022 UP assembly election

The Nishad community comprises 22 sub-castes and comprise 14-17% of the population in districts like Mau, Azamgarh, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Santkabir Nagar and Prayagraj.

Kohli stepping down from T20 captaincy is wise. High workload hurt his form

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‘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.

AAP begins Tiranga Yatra in Ayodhya as it works to ‘spoil BJP game’, capture Brahmin vote

AAP, like BJP, SP and BSP, is looking to woo Brahmins who make up 12% of UP's population and are a significant vote bank. Party also plans series of 'Chanakya Sammelans' in run-up to 2022 polls.

Facing Jat-Muslim unity in UP, BJP poll strategy targets farmers & caste equations

Farmers protest is providing common ground for Jats and Muslims, leading to a fragile but significant unity that could undermine BJP's efforts to return to power in Uttar Pradesh.

Dharmendra Pradhan is BJP’s top man for UP election, appoints largest ever team for state

BJP names 7 co-in-charges and 6 zonal organisation in-charges, all comprising Union ministers and top party leaders to help it clinch a successive govt in UP. Also names in-charges for 4 other states.

Too late for Samajwadi Party to win back non-Yadav OBC voters with caste census

Akhilesh Yadav denting BJP’s vote bank by promising caste census may not reap electoral benefits. The BJP has given OBCs their due recognition.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
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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.


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‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.