‘Handing UP affairs to Priyanka was a political misfire’: Senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela
The lack of dialogue in Congress is the biggest problem, the former Gujarat chief minister said, adding that Sonia used to make decisions after listening to everyone.
There was open public displeasure against several ministers and MLAs of the last term largely owing to the fact that these leaders would hardly go and meet people in the constituency.
The process is slow, but it has started. This process started not because of any Left ideology, but due to the socio-economic empowerment of the poor communities.
For the post of Deputy Chief Minister, the names of Swatantra Dev Singh, Baby Rani Maurya, Brijesh Pathak and Keshav Prasad Maurya are in talks.
Religion sells. In most parts of the world, mixing politics with religion is recognised as an unwholesome practice.
Her outburst came through a series of tweets two days after the BSP slumped to its lowest ever tally of seats in Uttar Pradesh, winning just one in the current state polls.
The saffron brigade retaining power can be attributed to women, who seem to have consolidated behind the party over a slew of issues, including free ration, gas cylinders and improved law and order.
The vote share of the Asaddudin Owaisi-led party was just around 0.43 per cent of the total votes polled across the 403 assembly seats in the state, the Election Commission website showed.
'The struggle will continue in public interest': Akhilesh thanks UP voters for doubling Samajwadi Party's tally
Congratulating all the MLAs of the SP-led alliance, Yadav asked them to discharge their responsibilities sincerely.
Singh was serving as the joint director of the federal probe agency at its zonal office in Lucknow and he took voluntary retirement from service (VRS), which was approved by the Centre in January.
At 47, Akhilesh, who led his party to one of the most crucial electoral battles of his life, has come out of the shadow of his father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.
There are several factors that helped BJP retain power in Uttar Pradesh. Many women leaders of party attributed the victory to the MY (Modi-Yogi) model of governance.
Having represented the constituency five times in Lok Sabha, the man in the saffron robe was entrusted the task of heading the most crucial state in Hindi heartland in 2017.
With the ruling camp retaining power in UP with a clear mandate,
A senior leader said if she had started a year and a half back, things would have been a little different. She should keep focusing on UP and continue her people connect which will help in 2024.
The outfit formed to represent Bahujans — Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes — has shrunk to just one seat in the 403-member House in the state.
In 2022, 33 Muslim MLAs — all belonging to Samajwadi Party, RLD and SBSP — have made it to the UP Assembly. This is more than 2017, when only 25 made it to the House.
More so, the show on the reserved seats — 84 SC and 2 ST — has clearly established the dexterity with which the BJP tends to make deprived and downtrodden communities the face of its welfare agenda.
Similarly, the Samajwadi Party saw a surge of 10 per cent in its vote share but it failed to convert the gain in electoral victory.
According to the Election Commission website at 12:50 PM, the BSP was leading on three seats but had a vote share of 12.85 per cent, the third-highest in the state after BJP and Samajwadi Party.