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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

Oct 14, 2021

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Five Reasons Why Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra Should Resign

Lakhimpur Kheri: Five Reasons Why Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra Should Resign

Oct 12, 2021

In 1996, veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had resigned as an MP following allegations of his involvement in the Hawala scam. He was subsequently re-elected in 1998 after his name was cleared.

Lakhimpur Tragedy May Singe Ashish Mishra Aka Monu Bhaiya’s MLA Dreams

Lakhimpur Tragedy May Singe Ashish Mishra Aka Monu Bhaiya’s MLA Dreams

Oct 09, 2021

This time, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra had put himself out as a contender from the BJP for the Nighasan seat in the assembly elections scheduled early next year.

Aftermath Of  A  Bloodbath: What The Forensics Team Got From Trampled Crime Scene In Lakhimpur Kheri

Aftermath Of A Bloodbath: What The Forensics Team Got From Trampled Crime Scene In Lakhimpur Kheri

Oct 07, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: The bloodstains had been washed away in the rain. The fingerprints too had been erased by the fire. A broken pair of spectacles, mangled shoes, a tattered pair of jeans and some metal scrap were among the things that they recovered.

A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

Sep 15, 2021

Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?

Bhupendra Patel, The New Gujarat CM: Why BJP Chose Him

Bhupendra Patel, The New Gujarat CM: Why BJP Chose Him

Sep 12, 2021

Patel won the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections from Ghatlodia constituency, defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Patel. A qualified engineer, and also a builder, he is considered close to former chief minister Anandiben Patel

Why Politicians Trust Good Ol’ Yatra To Reach Voter’s Heart

Why Politicians Trust Good Ol’ Yatra To Reach Voter’s Heart

Sep 09, 2021

It started with Gandhi marching to Dandi, mobilising the masses all along. Now every party takes the ­roadshow route to the election ring.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat To Meet Muslim Intellectuals In Mumbai

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat To Meet Muslim Intellectuals In Mumbai

Sep 06, 2021

The Hindu nationalist organization is reaching out to the Muslims with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat scheduled to meet intellectuals of the community in Mumbai later today.

BJP Plans 70 Meetings In Poll-bound UP To Mobilise OBC Voters

BJP Plans 70 Meetings In Poll-bound UP To Mobilise OBC Voters

Sep 01, 2021

The BJP has tasked state OBC leaders Keshav Prasad Maurya and Swatantra Dev Singh to be “arms of CM Adityanath” and lead the party to victory

With Immersion Of Kalyan Singh’s Ashes In Ganga, BJP Starts ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ In Poll-Bound UP

With Immersion Of Kalyan Singh’s Ashes In Ganga, BJP Starts ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ In Poll-Bound UP

Aug 27, 2021

The OBC leader brought together Hindutva and caste identity in a potent blend—exactly what BJP needs in poll-bound UP.

‘India Shouldn’t Be In A Hurry To Do Business With Taliban’

‘India Shouldn’t Be In A Hurry To Do Business With Taliban’

Aug 26, 2021

Geostrategy expert and retired intelligence officer Anand Arni speaks about the possible threats to India after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Excerpts:

Ahead Of Local Polls, Rane's 'Tight Slap' Remark And Arrest Add Fuel To Maha Fire

Ahead Of Local Polls, Rane's 'Tight Slap' Remark And Arrest Add Fuel To Maha Fire

Aug 25, 2021

The atmosphere is only going to get more acrimonious and the BJP-Shiv Sena ties more strained.

The Buzzing Backchannels Behind Evacuation From Afghanistan

The Buzzing Backchannels Behind Evacuation From Afghanistan

Aug 22, 2021

Sources in India's security establishment say that the entire process of evacuation from Afghanistan is being personally overseen by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

BJP Not Worried About Opposition Unity, Aiming For 50 Percent Vote Share

BJP Not Worried About Opposition Unity, Aiming For 50 Percent Vote Share

Aug 21, 2021

The BJP leaders believe that the Opposition parties have to deal with several contradictions internally, like the Congress, and also among one another before they are ready to take on the saffron party’s might.

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Aug 20, 2021

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from Bihar.

Taliban Tremors Reach Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh

Taliban Tremors Reach Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh

Aug 18, 2021

Within days of the Taliban taking Kabul, the Yogi-led BJP government announced setting-up of an Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Deoband, a town known for its Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband

India Needs To Strategically Engage With Taliban: Geopolitics Expert Seshadri Chari

India Needs To Strategically Engage With Taliban: Geopolitics Expert Seshadri Chari

Aug 17, 2021

Former editor of the Organiser and an expert in international geopolitics and strategic studies Seshadri Chari speaks to Outlook Magazine on the developments in Afganistan and why the Taliban is not going to get into any confrontation with India.

I Too Was A Journalist And Was Jailed For A Month On Sedition Charges: Manipur CM Biren Singh

I Too Was A Journalist And Was Jailed For A Month On Sedition Charges: Manipur CM Biren Singh

Aug 12, 2021

“Of hundreds of journalists in Manipur, (ask yourself) why are these two arrested every time? Talking about cow urine at a time of someone’s death is beyond morality and humanity.”

BJP Eyes Socio-Economic Caste Census As A Long Term Project

BJP Eyes Socio-Economic Caste Census As A Long Term Project

Aug 11, 2021

Sources tell Outlook that a Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) is under 'active consideration' and this would not be a part of the decennial census but undertaken later as a longer-term project.

OBC Bill: 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill And Why Opposition Is Supporting It

OBC Bill: 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill And Why Opposition Is Supporting It

Aug 09, 2021

The Amendment Bill seeks to restore the powers of states to notify backward classes, bypassing a May 2021 Supreme Court ruling that said only the Centre could notify socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs).

Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Aug 07, 2021

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.

Manipur CM:  The Killer Instinct Of Manipuri Athletes Makes Them Win

Manipur CM: The Killer Instinct Of Manipuri Athletes Makes Them Win

Aug 05, 2021

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh speaks about the ‘sporting spirit’ of Manipur.

Border Disputes Need Centre’s Healing Touch Not Temporary Measures

Border Disputes Need Centre’s Healing Touch Not Temporary Measures

Aug 05, 2021

New Delhi has mostly responded on an ad hoc basis to ­historically complex border disputes among northeastern states

August 5: What Could Be BJP's Big Announcement This Year...

August 5: What Could Be BJP's Big Announcement This Year...

Jul 30, 2021

The political corridors are now abuzz with speculations about whether the Modi government is going to make another big announcement on August 5, virtually marking the day as a ‘Nav Bharat’ Divas.

Khela Hobe: Mamata Banerjee Brings Her Bengal Mantra To Delhi

Khela Hobe: Mamata Banerjee Brings Her Bengal Mantra To Delhi

Jul 27, 2021

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is in the national capital to forge new alliances, make up with old foes and unite the Opposition

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