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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.

Third Uttar Pradesh Minister Quits Cabinet, Likely To Join SP

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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


Mukesh Verma Latest MLA To Quit BJP Ahead Of UP Elections, Here Are The Others

With brimming electoral zeal in Uttar Pradesh, political equations get rejigged with prominent leaders and MLAs resigning from BJP, one after the other. On the other hand, experts say these politicians have slim chances of winning even in their home constituencies.

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

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Setback For BJP: UP Minister Quits Cabinet, 3 Other MLAs Leave Party; Likely To Join SP

Maurya is widely expected to join the Samajwadi Party but has not made a formal declaration. The SP, however, welcomed him to their fold, even sharing a picture that showed him with party president Akhilesh Yadav.

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11 January, 2022

NCP And Samajwadi Party Will Fight UP Elections Together: Sharad Pawar

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Samajwadi Party-NCP alliance will fight in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Elections, NCP president Sharad Pawar informed on Tuesday.


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.


07 January, 2022

NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

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NCW (National Commission for Women) also asked Uttar Pradesh police to probe the veracity of a purported video, which shows hairstylist Jawed Habib spitting on the woman's head while styling her hair.


06 January, 2022

NCW Takes Cognisance Of Hair Stylist Jawed Habib’s Alleged Video Of Spitting On Woman’s Head

PTI

NCW (National Commission for Women) has directed Uttar Pradesh police to probe the purported video of hair stylist Jawed Habib of spitting on woman’s head, during a workshop conducted by him in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.


03 January, 2022

Lakhmipur Kheri Case: Rahul Gandhi Demands Sacking Of MoS Home Ajay Mishra

PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government is ‘trying to save the accused’ in the case. He demanded sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra has been named among the accused by SIT in the case.


03 January, 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: SIT Chargesheet Names MoS Home Ajay Mishra’s Son As Accused

PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.


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02 January, 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Uttar Pradesh Police Arrests Two People For Killing BJP Workers, Driver

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Lakhmipur Kheri violence: Four protesting farmers were run over by a vehicle, while a journalist was also killed in the incident. Ashish Mishra son of Union minister of state for Home Ajay Misra was arrested in the case.


02 January, 2022

Yogi Adityanath Government ‘Playing With Criminals’ In Uttar Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘Now, the Yogi government is playing 'jail-jail' with such criminals. Five years ago, the daughters of Meerut used to fear leaving their homes after evening. Today, the daughters of Meerut are bringing laurels to the entire country’.


31 December, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Income Tax Raids On Perfume Traders

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Uttar Pradesh: IT Department is conducting raids on perfume traders and other related businesses in Kanpur and Kannauj. The Samajwadi Party claimed through a post on its official Twitter handle that the premises of its MLC Pushpraj alias Pampi Jain in Kannauj have been raided.


30 December, 2021

Covid-19 Uttar Pradesh: Six New Cases Reported In Mathura

PTI

Covid-19 Uttar Pradesh: The three cases reported in Mathura have foreign travel history. One person has returned from Mathura, while other two people have been to Singapore.


29 December, 2021

Keep UP Addl Chief Home Secy Awasthi away from poll process: Cong to ECI

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The UP Congress party raised the demand during its meeting with Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and elections commissioners Rajeev Kumar and Anoop Chandra Pandey.


29 December, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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


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28 December, 2021

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Tanvir Aeijaz

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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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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