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NEWSFLASH | Mayawati Will Not Contest Polls: BSP Leader SC Mishra

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Kumari Mayawati will not contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra has informed.

COVID19 Vaccination For Children Begins In Agra While City Reports 33 Fresh Cases

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Agra has so far recorded 25,866 coronavirus cases and 25,317 of them have recovered from the infection, as per the data released by the district administration.

BJP govt has brought development in every corner of UP, will return to power: Anurag Thakur

He alleged that the development work took a hit under the SP government as it was busy protecting goons.

Owaisi will start wearing ‘janeu’ if Yogi returns to power in 2022: UP minister

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

This will be in the line of leaders like Rahul Gandhi wearing ‘janeu’ and Akhilesh Yadav visiting Hanuman temples to pay his obeisance amid the strengthening BJP’s ideology, UP's Panchayati Raj Minister Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary asserted.

Cong seeks to dub Yogi Adityanath as 'Bulldozernath'

The Congress made the allegation a day after the Lucknow police denied the party to hold a five-km race in the city as part of Congress president Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's 'Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon' poll campaign.

03 December, 2021

SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

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“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.

19 November, 2021

Allahabad High Court Asks Centre To Consider Uniform Civil Code

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"The UCC is necessity and mandatorily required today. It cannot be made 'purely voluntary' as was observed by B.R. Ambedkar 75 years back, in view of the apprehension and fear expressed by the members of the minority community," the court said.

19 October, 2021

40 Per Cent Tickets Would Be Allocated To Women In UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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There continues to be no clarity on whether she would herself contest the upcoming state polls. The General Secretary stated that it had not been decided yet, she will think about it and take a decision later.

02 September, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Slams UP Govt Over Death Of 100 People Due To Fever

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The state government has still not taken any concrete steps to strengthen the health system, the Congress general secretary alleged.

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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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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