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UP chose development, but not sans caste bias
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UP chose development, but not sans caste bias

In UP, the BJP focused carefully on the sub-caste divisions within the Dalits and also gave a large number of tickets to SC candidates from sub-castes, asserts Ashok K Lahiri. Decisive electoral mandates, as in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, are a welcome trend. It denies 'coalition compulsion' as an excuse for non-performance. After fractured electoral verdicts during 1993-2007, UP returned single party absolute majorities to the assembly in 2007 and 2012. But these two earlier verdicts ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Nitish takes prohibition cause to Chhattisgarh

BiharChief MinisterNitish Kumartoday administered a pledge to shun liquor to thousands of people in Chhattisgarh, at a community convention here. He also appealed to them to work to ensure that liquor gets banned completely in the BJP-ruled state. Nitish ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Centre accused of disbanding OBC panel

The Opposition on Friday accused the Centre of disbanding the OBC commission. In response, the government said that it does not have any plans to reverse the decision on providing quota to Dalits and OBCs. Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha during Zero ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Formation of Commissiom for Backward classes part of conspiracy to do away with reservations: SP

Opposition parties led by the Samajwadi Party forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Friday alleging a move to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government. SP members rushed into the Well of the House and ...
 DNA2 months ago Oppn protests alleged move to disband OBC commission  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM; heads 47-member team

BJPs hardline Hindutva poster boy and five-time MP, Yogi Adityanath was today sworn in as the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, heading a 47-member council of ministers that includes two deputy CMs. A surprise inclusion was cricketer-turned-politician ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Adityanath attempts to balance regions, castes in his ministry

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sought to strike regional and caste balance in his 47-member council of ministers that includes two deputy chief ministers. There are at least 17 ministers from eastern UP, where BJP has made inroads this time, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Meet Adityanath's deputies

Like Modi, Keshav Prasad Maurya worked at tea stalls.Dinesh Sharma, on the other hand, is a professor at Lucknow university. Keshav Prasad Maurya, named as one of Uttar Pradesh's two deputy chief ministers on Saturday, was rewarded for working tirelessly to galvanise support for the Bharatiya Janata Party on the ground, becoming the OBC face of the party in the state. Representing Phulpur in the Lok Sabha, Maurya, 47, has seen his career graph rise steadily in the party. He was said to be one ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Landlords bash up 2 Dalits in Bihar

An independent investigation conducted by a voluntary group of academics, Janhastakshep, has unearthed a brutal assault on two youths belonging to the extremely backward caste category by village landlords in Rohtas district of Bihar, clearly pointing to the ...
 DNA2 months ago

Disequilibrium : When Hindu majoritarianism won

The continuing media coverage of the just concluded Uttar Pradesh polls quickly degenerated into a farcical urban legend, for every phase saw a new spin being given to what was happening on the ground. In the tower of babble, one heard that the Jats were ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

The role and power of Muslims in UP politics post 2017

'Compared to other social groups, managing the Muslim constituency has always been easier for the secularists.''Just some symbolic measures and window-dressing would keep the Muslim flock together.''Having been betrayed by all the supposedly 'secular' political parties, Muslims should turn into citizens without any ascriptive identity marks,' says Mohammad Sajjad. IMAGE: A voter in Kairana, Uttar Pradesh, February 11, 2017. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters Inside Kairana, the town that ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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