A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
The BJP hit out at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over the suspected rape case of a mentally-challenged minor girl in Rajasthan.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made an allegedly communal remark where he affirmed the power of 80% voters over the remaining 20%. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at him and asked the youth to make elections about education and employment.
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: With the internet boom, politicians are no longer just politicians – they are performers. Not only physical rallies, they have to entertain a bored public on the internet. Something that is playing out in UP.
Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government is ‘trying to save the accused’ in the case. He demanded sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra has been named among the accused by SIT in the case.
"Yadav is feeling for the perfume trader but he doesn't realise the pain of the poor. The illegal money (recovered from the trader) is meant for their development," Thakur said.
Pandey said that after the success of marathons in Meerut, Jhansi and Moradabad, today's programme here was also successful and alleged that Yogi Government is trying to defame the marathon programme but the girls have rejected this negative politics.
NEET PG Counselling 2021 stir intensified following a faceoff between protesting doctors and Delhi police. The doctors have alleged that many of their colleagues were injured in the police action.
NEET PG 2021 Counselling: The stir, led by the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association, has been going on for several days, and FORDA also said that several of its members were ‘detained’ when they tried to hold a protest march from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) to Supreme Court.
Uttar Pradesh: The women in large numbers had turned up for the marathon in Jhansi and Lucknow on Sunday, under Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s women centric event.
Priyanka Gandhi, who is also the Congress in-charge for Uttar Pradesh, had earlier released the party's election manifesto for women, titled "Shakti Vidhan".
The former Congress president and his sister and party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took out a padyatra (foot march) from Jagdishpur to village Harimau where Rahul Gandhi addressed a public meeting.
There is a rising chorus against Mishra with multiple voices demanding his resignation in view of the Lakimpur Kheri incident.
Lakhimpur Kheri: The opposition has renewed its demand of sacking MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the incident in which eight people, including four farmers were killed.
Priyanka Gandhi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not removed Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra from his post due to his 'anti-farmer mindset'.
Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and hashtag "CBSE insults women" trending on the microblogging site Twitter.
Recent media reports of cows being buried alive in a 'gaushala' (cow shelter) in Uttar Pradesh's Banda surfaced on the internet following which, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi took a dig at the Yogi Adityanath government.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the rally will pave the way for the downfall of the NDA government.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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