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Trouble Intensifies In West Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Jan 15, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Amid growing turbulence, Sukanta Majumdar, the state unit president of the BJP in West Bengal, dissolved all departments and cells on Friday night.

BJP Accuses Priyanka Gandhi Of Indulging In 'Selective Politics'

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP hit out at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over the suspected rape case of a mentally-challenged minor girl in Rajasthan.


Trouble Intensifies In Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

The decision to dissolve the existing cells and departments came at a time when a number of Bengal BJP veterans and important leaders – who are aggrieved by the new list of office bearers.

Swami Prasad Maurya Joins SP

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The resignation of state Labour Minister Maurya has come as a jolt to the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.


BJP To Fight 38 Out Of 40 Seats In Goa Assembly Polls, May Name Candidates After Jan 16: Party Functionary

The BJP has been holding meetings of its core committee to finalise the names of the candidates.

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14 January, 2022

‘Mela Hobey’: Wave Of Defections From The BJP Beckons Return Of Mandal Politics In UP?

Ashutosh Sharma

Recent defections from the BJP have dealt a blow to its otherwise bright poll prospects in the eastern UP despite the air being thick with anti-incumbency in the western part of the state


13 January, 2022

Third Uttar Pradesh Minister Quits Cabinet, Likely To Join SP

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Eight BJP MLAs, including three ministers, have resigned over the past three days.


13 January, 2022

BJP Finalises Candidates For 172 Seats In UP; CM Adityanath And His Deputies Likely To Contest

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The party is likely to announce its first list of candidates in the next few days, the sources said.


12 January, 2022

After 7 Years, Police Issues Arrest Warrant Against Ex-UP Minister Swami Prasad Maurya

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Maurya, an influential OBC leader, had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet on Tuesday.


12 January, 2022

Congress, SP MLAs Join BJP Ahead Of UP Assembly Elections 2022

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Congress MLA Naresh Saini and Samajwadi Party MLA Hari Om Yadav have joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The state will go to polls this February and March.


11 January, 2022

With Moratorium On Physical Rallies, BJP Launches 'Door-To-Door' Campaign Across UP

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Starting the campaign in the state capital Lucknow, UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh knocked doors of houses in Ballu Adda area and pasted stickers outside the homes and also applied 'tilak' on the forehead of some house owners.


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10 January, 2022

UP Polls: Union Min Anupriya Patel, BJP Leader Dayashankar Singh In Touch With SP, Says Rajbhar

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Rajbhar's party has forged an alliance with the SP for the state assembly polls slated to begin from February 10.


09 January, 2022

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

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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.


08 January, 2022

People Waiting To Uproot BJP Govt In Up: Akhilesh

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On being pointed out that the EC has banned the holding of physical rallies or other modes of the physical campaign till January 15 at least, he said the party would abide by the EC decisions effective till January 15 and also the ones that would be taken after it.


08 January, 2022

TMC Fears Lack Of Attention To Budget After EC Announces Schedule Of State Polls

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Parliament's Budget Session usually begins in the last week of January every year.


08 January, 2022

Goa Polls: After Feelers To Congress, TMC Says AAP Also Part Of Anti-BJP Faction

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The day before Moitra had tweeted that the TMC will do "everything possible to defeat BJP" and tagged GFP and Congress. Moitra, however, didn't include the name of the Aam Aadmi Party in that tweet.


08 January, 2022

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

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.


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07 January, 2022

Akhilesh Yadav Takes A Jibe At PM Modi Over Security Breach In Punjab

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“At least the BJP and the PM then should have told why the three central black laws were brought and withdrawn.The country was deprived of knowing it and this is what I regret,” Yadav said.


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.

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