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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022

Congress Eyes 'Kayasthas' In UP, Attempts New Caste Equation

Nov 20, 2021 Bharat Singh

Kayasthas are present in sizeable numbers in the districts of Gorakhpur, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Moradabad, Deoria, Kaushambi and Shamli.

With Farm Laws Being Repealed, BJP Hopes To Recover Crucial Ground In Punjab, Pacify The Ire Of Jats In Western UP Before Assembly Elections

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

BJP leaders said, that the decision of the repeal shows the party's genuine efforts to win over the Sikhs, who joined by sections of Jat farmers in Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh have been in the vanguard of the over-a-year-long protests against these laws, in the border state of Punjab where the party and former chief minister Amarinder Singh have highlighted security concerns and alleged attempts by pro-Khalistan elements and Pakistan to fuel disaffection.

BJP To Retain UP, But Seat Share Likely To Fall: Opinion Poll

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is set to retain power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls but with a reduced seat share.

Yogi Adityanath's Poll Pitch: Law, Order And Development

Nov 09, 2021 Vikas Pathak

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is visiting Badaun and Shajapur in the state.

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

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.

01 November, 2021

UP Elections 2022: Samajwadi Party Set To Tie Up With RLD, Seat-Sharing Being Discussed

Outlook Web Desk

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav may also honour his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav's supporters, and a rapprochement may be on the cards.

01 November, 2021

UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav Says Won't Be Contesting Elections, Confirms SP-RLD Alliance

Outlook Web Desk

Former Chief Minister Yadav, who is a Samajwadi Party MP from Azamgarh and regarded as the CM face of his party, said that he will not be contesting the assembly election due next year himself.

01 November, 2021

Akhilesh Yadav Will Not Contest Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections, Finalises Alliance With RLD

Outlook Web Desk

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not be contesting the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections in 2022. He also said that an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal has been finalized.

23 September, 2021

Mayawati Accuses BJP Of Playing ‘Communal Politics’ Ahead Of UP Elections

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The BSP supremo Mayawati said since BJP’s ‘tall claims’ on development is being proved ‘hollow’, the party has returned to ‘communal politics’ in UP.

17 September, 2021

Congress Constitutes Screening Committee For UP Polls

Outlook Web Desk

The committee will shortlist the party’s candidates for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

16 September, 2021

With Eye On Polls, AAP Promises Free Electricity, Bill Waiver To Woo UP Voters

Outlook Web Desk

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has made similar promises in Punjab and Uttarakhand. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also announced providing free electricity to farmers.


14 September, 2021

UP Polls: 'Ram Rajya', Nationalism In Focus As AAP Kicks Off Tiranga Yatra In Ayodhya

Outlook Web Desk

AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh offered special prayers at the Ram Janmabhoomi and Hanumangarhi temple in Ayodhya before kicking off the Tiranga Yatra in Faizabad.

14 September, 2021

PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University In Aligarh, Praises Yogi Govt In UP

Outlook Web Desk

Before 2017, governance in Uttar Pradesh was in hands of 'goondas' and 'mafias', but today such elements are behind bars, the Prime Minister said. Jat Figure Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer. Naming the university after him is met with controversy as political overtones dominate.

10 September, 2021

UP Polls: Mayawati Disowns Mukhtar Ansari, Says BSP Won't Field 'Bahubalis'

Outlook Web Desk

Bhim Rajbhar, the BSP UP president, has been finalised from the Mau assembly seat in place of Mukhtar Ansari, Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi. She says, "Alongside ensuring 'a rule of law, by law', the BSP's resolve is to also change Uttar Pradesh’s image now."

08 September, 2021

Muslims 'Cheated' In Name Of Secularism, Says Owaisi Ahead Of UP Polls

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Mounting a severe attack on Samajwadi Party, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi claimed that Muslims has been cheated in the name of secularism in UP.

06 September, 2021

UP Polls: BJP Starts 'Prabbudha Sammelan' In 18 Cities

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addressed the first 'Prabbudha Sammelan' or 'Meeting of Intellectuals' gathering in Varanasi on Sunday.

04 September, 2021

Will Farmers' Muzaffarnagar Meet Change Political Equations In UP Polls?

Preetha Nair

All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) leader P Krishna Prasad told Outlook that the ‘Mahapanchayat will usher in the second phase of the farmers' protests, which will be organized in other parts of the country also.


20 July, 2021

‘We Will Form An alliance With Farmers And Poor’: Congress Leader Ajay Kumar Lallu On UP Polls

Syed Kamran

The Congress will contest all 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats and the party's CM candidate will be decided by the party high command, UPCC chief Ajay Kumar Lallu said

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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