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UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

Jan 15, 2022 Ashutosh Sharma

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.

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.


Cong Releases First List Of Candidates For UP Polls, Fields Unnao Rape Victim's Mother

Asha worker and activist Poonam Pandey, who fought for the rights of Asha workers has been fielded from Shahjahanpur and Ram Raj Gond, a tribal leader who fought for the rights of Adivasis in Sonbhadra, has been fielded from the Ponga constituency in the state.

Karnataka Congress Temporarily Halts Mekedatu 'Padayatra'

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Congress's decision to halt the padayatra is following the High Court's strong observations and government's last night orders prohibiting inter-district and intra-district movement of vehicles and persons for participating in it.


Karnataka Govt Prohibits Inter, Intra District Movement Of Vehicles And Persons For Taking Part In Cong Padayatra

Directing, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, all Police Commissioners of the State, for the strict implementation of the order, Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar said the Transport Commissioner has also been asked to take adequate measures to implement it and aid the District administrations.

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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.


10 January, 2022

Congress's Mekedatu Padayatra Enters Second Day While Senior Leaders Get Booked By Police

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FIRs have been registered against nearly 30 Congress leaders and others, official sources said.


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.


08 January, 2022

PM Modi Security Breach: Congress Should Sack Punjab CM Channi, Says Assam CM

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"Today, I am very very surprised that knowing the same vulnerability of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, they should have been the first to criticise or censure the Punjab chief minister," Sarma told reporters here.


07 January, 2022

Navjot Singh Sidhu Alleges Modi's Security Lapse To Be BJP's Political Ploy Before Upcoming Elections

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The prime minister's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday, after which he returned from the poll-bound state without attending any event, including a rally.


07 January, 2022

Cong Accuses PM, BJP Of Defaming, Insulting Punjab, Punjabiat Over Security Lapse Issue

Outlook Web Desk

The party also sought fixing of accountability of security agencies, including the Special Protection Group (SPG) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB).


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06 January, 2022

PM Modi Security Lapse Leaves Punjab Politics Heated Ahead Of Polls

Harish Manav

The Prime Minister's convoy was blocked en route to a rally in Ferozepur in Punjab on Wednesday, leading to accusations of negligence against Punjab Police and the Charanjit Singh Channi government.


06 January, 2022

Explainer | PM Modi Security Row: Who Keeps The Prime Minister Safe?

Outlook Web Desk

Who is responsible for the Prime Minister's security arrangements and what went wrong in Punjab? Here's what we know so far.


06 January, 2022

Cong tried to physically harm PM Modi, people's rejections have driven it to insanity: BJP

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Top BJP leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah and party president J P Nadda, lashed out at the Congress, which is in power in the state, over the incident.


06 January, 2022

Cong targets govt over high petrol, diesel prices

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The opposition party questioned the government on why it is not reducing the prices when the global crude oil rates are falling and alleged that this is nothing short of playing fraud with the people of the country.


05 January, 2022

Congress Targets PM Modi Over Ferozepur Rally Deferral In Punjab

PTI

PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit was cut short on Wednesday after a ‘major security lapse’, as he was stranded on a flyover for 20 minutes, due to a blockade by protesters. It prompted MHA to seek an immediate report from the state government.


05 January, 2022

COVID-19 scare: Cong cancels marathon races, big rallies in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

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Party sources said apart from the infection scare, the decision also took into account the recent stampede-like situation in Bareilly where the party-organised marathon, as part of its election campaign, had left three girls injured.


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04 January, 2022

Congress Chief Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala Tests Covid-19 Positive

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Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala announced on social media that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He requested everyone who came in contact with him in the last 24 hours to get themselves tested for Covid-19.


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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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