2022 elections

Battle for UP: Bread & milk to remind voters to cast their votes

Citizens in Kanpur will receive a message "Kanpur Votes On 20 Feb" when they will purchase milk packets and bread packets from next week.

published on : 13th February 2022

UP Elections: Price rise, unemployment pinches voters in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

With the first phase of polling on January 10, women voters are expected to play an important factor in government formation and free ration and law and order is one that is on their minds.

published on : 10th February 2022

COVID-19: Election Commission to review ban on physical rallies, roadshows on Monday

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra will meet Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan along with Health Secretaries and Chief Secretaries of poll-bound states virtually.

published on : 31st January 2022

More Congress leaders to leave party ahead of assembly elections: Sources

Exit of former union minister and general secretary RPN Singh has again brought focus on growing list of disgruntled Congress leaders, who feel sidelined in the party and look for better prospects.

published on : 27th January 2022

Assembly elections 2022: Election Commission's decision to allow video vans comes with riders

It had cautioned that the video van events should not cause inconvenience to the people and should not be a hindrance to smooth flow of traffic.

published on : 24th January 2022

COVID-19 effect: EC extends ban on public rallies, roadshows till January 22 ahead of Assembly polls

The Commission also directed political parties to adhere to the provisions of the model code of conduct and broader guidelines on COVID-19.

published on : 15th January 2022

Twitter announces initiatives for voters ahead of Assembly elections in five states

Twitter will launch a customised emoji that will further be supported with a notification and reminder mechanism, which will allow people to voluntarily sign-up for reminders.

published on : 13th January 2022

Helicopter, camera and cooker among symbols on EVM in upcoming Assembly polls

On December 30 the Election Commission allotted symbols to 13 such parties and nine of them are contesting polls in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 1st January 2022

How Polls Define the Idea of a Welfare State 

Come elections, politicians start raining money sourced from taxpayers who ironically count very little at hustings.

published on : 26th December 2021

Earlier governments' anti-farmer, unscientific policies behind farmer suicides: Yogi Adityanath

The chief minister said though the central government in 1967 introduced minimum support price (MSP) in the country, it was implemented in its true spirit only by the Modi government.

published on : 23rd December 2021

UP+Yogi= UPyogi (beneficial), PM’s new phrase in CM praise

The PM claimed that the Ganga Expressway would bring infinite opportunities for everyone including the youth and farmers.

published on : 19th December 2021

BJP’s loss into gain focus

Mission 2022 focuses on seats where BJP narrowly lost or finished second in 2017 to cash in on mood against opposition MLAs  

published on : 19th December 2021

More power to women: Why parties in India are eyeing female votes

Increased female participation in electoral process and their awareness of issues force politicos to change tack

published on : 5th December 2021

Congress announcing 40% tickets to women in UP polls 'pure election drama': Mayawati

She alleged the Congress lacks the will power to make concerted efforts for the welfare of women.

published on : 19th October 2021