Articles by Ratan Mani Lal
Apr 27, 2017
Akhilesh Yadav attacks Yogi Adityanath govt on law and order: What lies beneath SP leader's sudden anger?The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, now in its seventh week, may have given rise to a new work culture as far as working hours and pace of decision-making is concerned, but it has also given the much-needed pep to the Samajwadi Party and its leaders.
Apr 17, 2017
SP, Congress likely to form anti-BJP pact with BSP: Why UP is obsessed with 'gathbandhans'The coalition debate is sure to rage on in the coming months, for the SP, BSP and Congress have been pushed to the margins of the political scenario in UP.
Apr 15, 2017
Mayawati is struggling to stay relevant in UP; BSP open to a Grand Alliance to counter BJPBahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati has eventually come back to the path tread by all other major political parties in the state as well as rest of India.
Apr 01, 2017
Will Yogi Adityanath break the ‘committed bureaucracy’ shackles in Uttar Pradesh?But the “saffron-robed monk” – as many describe him – has shown a different style in handling the complex issues that this vast state faces.
Mar 29, 2017
Akhilesh Yadav looks to tighten his grip over Samajwadi Party following UP election setbackFor Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, the UP election results brought about a change that required him to come up with a response befitting his status.
Mar 20, 2017
Dinesh Sharma as UP deputy CM: 'Affable' Mayor's appointment may take edge off Yogi AdityanathEven though the chief minister's post went to Adityanath, Sharma as the choice for one of the two deputies, clearly indicates his suitability for the position.
Feb 22, 2017
UP's child development metrics are on the way up thanks to tireless efforts at Anganwadi centresThanks to the contributions made by like-minded individuals committed to bringing about a change, the condition of children in the state is improving
Feb 11, 2017
UP MLC Election 2017: BJP makes big gains, wins in Kanpur, Gorakhpur and BareillyThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has scored a quiet but significant victory in the biennial election for five seats in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
Feb 03, 2017
UP Election 2017: Mapping the Shivpal saga, lone journey of Mulayam Singh Yadav's faithful allyHe was the most powerful minister after the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for a little more than four years. His choice prevailed in the appointments made in the lower bureaucracy, police and at least half a dozen departments.
Jan 24, 2017
UP Election 2017: Samajwadi Party stands to lose more after alliance with CongressAfter the pre-election alliance with the Congress was announced on the evening of Sunday 22 January, the Samajwadi Party camp was in a jubilant mood, but the price for the accord has to be paid more by the SP than the Congress.