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TopicWestern Uttar Pradesh

Topic: western Uttar Pradesh

Wooing Jat farm leaders like Tikaits, attacking RLD: BJP’s 2-pronged strategy for west UP

Out of 403 seats in UP, 113 are in western UP. BJP swept the region in 2017, winning 91 seats, but expects some damage this year on account of the farmers protest.

Hardcore BJP voters in UP’s Baghpat don’t believe Modi’s ‘change of heart’, Yogi gets thumbs-up

Old RLD stronghold Baghpat started voting for BJP in 2014, but farmers are showing signs of coming back to Jayant Chaudhary’s party. Many still like UP’s Yogi Adityanath govt.

BJP hopes repeal will earn poll reprieve in western UP, oppn to raise other farmer issues

Opposition leaders and political analysts say that more than farm laws, agitated farmers in the region are concerned about MSP, sugarcane dues, diesel prices and high power tariffs. 

Congress loses its prominent Jat faces in western UP as Malik family is set to join SP

The father-son duo of Harendra Malik and Pankaj Malik resigned from Congress Wednesday. While Harendra is a former Rajya Sabha MP, Pankaj is a two-term MLA.

Flat prices, late payments, rising costs — why western UP’s sugarcane farmers are in crisis

UP is home to 35 lakh sugarcane farming families, and the agrarian crisis is set to play a key role in next year’s state assembly elections.

Ajit Singh, IIT engineer-turned-master of power politics who could pick & drop allies at will

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Chaudhary Ajit Singh succumbed to Covid Thursday. He was 82.

Khap panchayats — the role & history of complex social institution in Haryana & western UP 

Outside certain rural parts of Haryana and western UP, there hasn’t been much understanding about the complex khap system and khap panchayats.  

Remember Trump Sena? It’s vanished.

The youth brigade highlighted ‘Hindu migration’ from western UP duringthe assembly polls; some suspect it was a publicity stunt by a BJP candidate.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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