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BJP rethinks campaign strategy amid EC ban on rallies

As the Election Commission extends ban on physical rallies and roadshows till January 22, the BJP has set up teams to supervise the on-the-ground campaigning as part of its strategy to reach out to voters ahead of the upcoming assembly polls. According to sources, BJP national president JP Nadda...

Jan 19 · >

Mamata to campaign for SP; no TMC candidates for UP

Much water has evidently flown down the Ganga, a river that flows through both Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, in the last 10 years after Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee reportedly extended “unconditional support” to Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party (DP) for the upcoming state elections and, in the...

Jan 19 · >

TMC, BJP battling internal discord

The big Bengal battle of 2021 is over. But conflicts remain, and this time they are internal. Instead of fighting each other, both the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are having to contend with skirmishes within. It all started in the TMC with its...

Jan 18 · >

Akhilesh offers SP ticket to MLA losing Gorakhpur to Yogi

With the BJP deciding to field UP CM Yogi Adityanath from his home turf Gorakhpur (Urban) assembly seat in the February polls, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday sought to woo the sitting BJP MLA Radha Mohan Aggarwal, offering him his party ticket for the seat. Asked about BJP’s...

Jan 18 · >

Akhilesh wants Mamata to campaign for SP

With last year’s assembly election and bypoll wins in West Bengal, chief minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee emerged as a formidable force against the Bharatiya Janata Party that is in power at the Centre and many states. No wonder then that Samajwadi Party (SP) national president Akhilesh...

Jan 18 · >

BJP indicates more heads may roll in Uttarakhand

After terminating senior legislator Harak Singh Rawat as minister from the Pushkar Singh Dhami government and also from the primary membership of the party on Sunday night, the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttarakhand has indicated that it is not going to tolerate “indiscipline” and pressure politics. Continuing with the...

Jan 17 · >

Punjab Cong tries to buy peace with tickets

Let’s keep everyone happy. This seemed to be the underlying message of the first Congress list of 86 candidates declared for Punjab on Saturday. Being publicly abrasive for state chief Navjot Singh Sidhu or seen loyal to former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh or facing a corruption charge —...

Jan 17 · >

Chhattisgarh CM booked for flouting Covid-19 norms in UP

  The Uttar Pradesh police lodged an FIR against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday for allegedly flouting COVID-19 norms while campaigning for a Congress candidate in Noida for the assembly polls, officials said. Baghel along with some supporters was in oida for a door-to-door campaign in support...

Jan 17 · >

Yogi claims SP list has names of criminals

  Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said while the BJP’s list of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls has given representation to different sections of society, the Samajwadi Party’s list consists of names of criminals. Elections for the 403-member state assembly will be held in seven phases,...

Jan 17 · >