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EC Must Curb Rising Misuse Of Religion In Politics During Polls: Mayawati

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Claiming her party to be a "disciplined" one, she sought to assure that it will strictly adhere to the model code of conduct for which the party cadre too will be instructed separately.

UP Elections 2022: The New Found Theatrics In Politics In The Age Of Internet

Jan 08, 2022 Mayank Jain Parichha

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.

Huge Cash Found In SP leaders’ Houses Reveals Why SP, BSP Opposed Demonetisation: UP CM

“Bundle of notes… uncountable bundles of notes, still being counted for the third day… people counting them have got exhausted,” the chief minister said, referring to the taxation sleuths raids at Jain’s house in Kanpur.

Cong, SP, BSP Never Showed Respect To Maharaja Suheldev: Adityanath

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Attacking the Samajwadi Party (SP), Adityanath asked the gathering if it had ever shown respect to Maharaja Suheldev.

Punjab Polls: SAD Promises Rs 50,000 Compensation For Crop Damage, Old Pension Scheme

Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.

06 December, 2021

UP: Mayawati Slams Those Showing 'False Respect' For Ambedkar; Says BSP Will Win Absolute Majority

Outlook Web Desk

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused the BJP and other parties of not giving Dalits the full benefit of their legal rights enshrined in the Constitution

26 November, 2021

BSP Refuses To Take Part In Constitution Day Programs

Outlook Web Desk

Mayawati called upon the Government does not have the moral right to celebrate Constitution Day and they need to apologize to people belonging to the marginal castes for their lackadaisical response in mitigating their grievances.

08 November, 2021

Why Akhilesh Yadav’s Ambedkar-Lohia Merger To Eat Into Votes Of Mayawati’s BSP May Not Work

Vikas Pathak

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's bid to cut Bahujan Samaj Party's votes ahead of UP elections 2022 may not be successful owing to the party's past record, experts tell Outlook.

08 November, 2021

Mayawati Slams Samajwadi Party For Being 'Contemptuous' Of Dalits

Outlook Web Desk

The BSP Chief has accused the Samajwadi Party of being disrespectful towards great men from the Dalit community.

09 October, 2021

Mayawati To Write To EC Urging Ban Of Media Outlets' Pre-Poll Surveys From 6 Months Before Elections

Outlook Web Desk

'Soon, a letter will be written to the Election Commission that surveys in the garb of business, by media organisations and other agencies be banned six months before the elections, so that the polls in the particular state are not influenced,' she said.

02 October, 2021

No Change Of Leadership, We Will Complete Our Tenure And Return Once Again: Ashok Gehlot

Tabeenah Anjum

CM Ashok Gehlot says the people of Rajasthan have shown their love and trust in the government like never before, and there is no anti-incumbency in the state.


29 September, 2021

Be It Sitapur Or Rampur, We Don't Do Development By Looking At The Face: Yogi

Bharat Singh

CM Yogi was inaugurating/laying the foundation stone of 167 projects costing Rs 484.41 crore in Sitapur on Wednesday. In the program, he handed over the symbolic keys of the house to the beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

10 September, 2021

Why Are Parties Eyeing Brahmin Votes Ahead Of Uttar Pradesh Polls?

Preetha Nair

With Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati returning to her 2007 experiment of ‘social engineering’, other parties— ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) also have jumped into the bandwagon.

26 July, 2021

UP Elections: SP To Hold Series Of ‘Intellectual Meetings’ To Woo Brahmins

Outlook Web Bureau

The BSP has already started a series 'prabuddh sammelans' (intellectual meets) under the leadership of its Brahmin face and party general secretary Satish Chandra Misra

18 July, 2021

BSP Pitches To 'Awaken' Brahmins Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls

Outlook Web Desk

'A campaign, led by BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra, will be started from Ayodhya on July 23 to awaken the Brahmin community once again. The Brahmins will be assured that their interests will remain safe under the BSP regime,' said Mayawati.

06 July, 2021

Mayawati Accuses UP Police Of Committing Atrocities Against Dalit Families

Outlook Web Desk

After Priyanka Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati has launched an attack on UP Police for allegedly committing atrocities against Dalit families in Azamgarh.

02 July, 2021

SP's Decision To Contest UP Assembly Polls With Smaller Parties Indicates 'Helplessness': Mayawati

Outlook Web Desk

Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav has ruled out an alliance with any major political party in the 2022 assembly polls and has openly said his party will go with smaller parties.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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