Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicWomen voters

Topic: women voters

‘Kitty party’ clubs in cities, chaupals in villages — how BJP plans to woo UP’s ‘silent voters’

Kamal Saheli Clubs will have 500 women in every urban constituency. It will organise activities and announce winners. Gram Sabha Chaupals will sort out women’s issues in rural areas.

Where is the opposition in Modi’s India? It is here and finally with a face

A new window has just opened for the Opposition as they corner the Modi government. And Mamata Banerjee now seems a veteran.

Focus on women voters — how BJP plans to dent Mamata’s support in West Bengal

BJP general secretary BL Santosh and other leaders held meetings with Bengal unit to get campaign for 2021 polls rolling. Booth-level activities & women voters key focus points.

Modi thanks ‘silent voters’ for Bihar victory, gives warning to those ‘killing BJP workers’

Addressing BJP workers at party headquarters, PM Modi says family-run parties and dynasty are biggest threat to democracy.

Has Nitish done enough? Bihar’s women, unhappy about jobs & alcohol, set to answer key question

Concerns about prohibition & employment appear to hold a strong sway among women in Bihar even as they laud the many initiatives taken by Nitish Kumar govt to empower them.

Nitish showers sops on women as he woos his key vote bank ahead of Bihar polls

The Bihar CM Friday unveiled Seven Resolves Part 2, saying if voted to power again, he will ensure representation of women in administration — right from the block to the state level.

We can’t yet say if women and Muslim voters have shifted to BJP with 2019 elections

Exit polls disagree on how women and Muslims voted in 2019 elections even as minorities still seem to favour Congress-led UPA over NDA.

Mahira Khan and others called out for missing election day to attend award show in Canada

Here’s what is happening across the border: Women vote for the first time in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Balochistan and six parties called out election rigging.

In cooperative hub Amreli, women voters may desert Modi and BJP

As Gujarat CM, Modi earned goodwill of women voters. But anti-incumbency, local grievances, caste, and his policies at the Centre may play spoilsport.

On Camera

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Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering in Mysuru, Karnataka | PTI

Six reasons why Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t simply a routine political ‘tamasha’

As in football, so in politics: Ball possession matters. So much so that even the troubles in Rajasthan couldn’t derail the positivity of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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