Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh election

Topic: Uttar Pradesh election

This is why Mayawati wants to fight solo, says no more poll alliances

Congress and Samajawadi Party, though, believe it doesn’t matter what Mayawati's BSP decides because party 'isn’t in the race for 2022 UP assembly election'.

Akhilesh first choice as ally, if he refuses, we’ll go with smaller parties, uncle Shivpal says

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Yadav says 2022 UP polls could be tough for nephew and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav if he 'doesn't take others along'.

As UP sinks, Yogi Adityanath soars — enough to compete for limelight with Modi

Uttar Pradesh under Yogi has seen little change for the better. But Modi and Shah will now need him if they want to win UP again in 2022 and India in 2024.

How Mayawati, Priyanka or Akhilesh could defeat Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh in 2022

The challenge before the three opposition leaders in UP is to convert a four-cornered contest into a two-cornered one.

Why Congress, and not SP-BSP, is prime target of Modi and Yogi in UP

BJP's 2019 hopes rest hugely on a 22% group in UP, which helped it bag 42% vote share and 71 seats in 2014. But which group is it, and what is Congress up to?

Modi govt eyes caste realignment, to reintroduce OBC panel bill in Parliament

Government forms committee to look into sub-categorisation of OBCs; non-Yadav OBCs played a key role in BJP’s victory in UP election.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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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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