Assembly elections 2022: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for the election schedule in five states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived at Mandi this morning on a day coinciding with four years of the BJP government, described Thakur as an ‘energetic and popular’ leader, sending a clear message.
Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.
This seems to be the first time that the party has sent a clear message to the party men and many of the disgruntled leaders feeling side-lined under the incumbent leadership, since the party’s debacle in four bypolls.
The minister said the state BJP will be holding its Working Committee meeting in Shimla on November 24 during which it will discuss its poll strategy besides some “other reasons” behind the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly elections.
The BJP is counting on Jairam Thakur, a mason’s son, to build brick by brick a strong support base that will see through anti-incumbency in Himachal Pradesh
At 87, Raja Sahib, as Virbhadra Singh was popularly known, possessed a spirit and willpower unparalleled to any other politician his age. He is known as the modern architect of Himachal Pradesh.
With BJP's eyes set on the upcoming bypolls for Mandi Parliamentary constituency and Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections in 2022, JP Nadda's visit to ex-CM Virbhadra Singh was more than simply a social call.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.