Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh election

Topic: Uttar Pradesh election

UP Congress booklet tears into ‘corrupt, casteist, dynast’ SP, tries countering tie-up talk

The 24-page booklet also trains guns on BJP, especially with respect to Covid, and Bahujan Samaj Party of former chief minister Mayawati.

Yogi govt takes notes from SP 2012, promises tablets/phones to 1 cr students ahead of UP polls

In 2012 assembly polls, SP’s promise to distribute free laptops to students graduating from Class 12 was seen as a key factor behind the party’s victory.

Nadda attacks Opposition in UP, says those with ‘narrow mindset’ should not be elected

The BJP national president who is in Uttar Pradesh Saturday on a 2-day visit, addressed a meeting of the newly-elected chairpersons of zila panchayats and block panchayats Saturday.

Why BJP has to win UP by a bigger margin than it did in 2017 elections

The BJP had won 312 of the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2017 elections. 

UP 2022 do-or-die not just for Mayawati or BSP, but for the idea of ‘mainstream’ Dalit party

BSP changed the paradigm of Indian politics to become a truly mainstream party with Dalit agenda at its core. Its decline has more consequences than just Mayawati's irrelevance.

CBI registers fresh case in Akhilesh Yadav’s flagship Gomti river front project

The investigating agency has started a search operation in over 43 locations in multiple states. Around 180 UP govt engineers and officials have also been made accused in the FIR.

Mayawati is sparing no one, not former ally SP or BJP. Come 2022, she wants BSP as ‘the’ choice

Mayawati has been hitting out at BJP and SP this past week, making it clear BSP will go it alone in next year's UP polls. The election is her chance to prove she's still politically relevant.

Views of Congress workers, organisation will be important for UP polls, says Priyanka Gandhi

In a statement Sunday, Priyanka Gandhi urged Congress workers to stage a protest against the BJP govt in UP over inflation, unemployment, and the continuous increase in fuel prices.

BSP will go solo in UP, Uttarakhand assembly elections, Mayawati says

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Sunday categorically denied entering into an alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi's party AIMIM in the upcoming UP Assembly elections.

Modi-BJP-RSS meeting was on ‘way to undo damage’ of Yogi govt’s Covid handling in UP

Modi, Shah, Nadda and RSS’ Hosabale met Sunday, 9 months before UP goes to the polls. Sources say CM Yogi Adityanath may not get as much of a free hand anymore.

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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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.
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