articles by Aman Sharma

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MGNREGS: Attendance through mobile app mandatory for workers; new move to stop pilferage

The NMMS App was rolled out by the Centre on 21 May, 2021 but at the request of states and Union Territories, the utilisation of the App had been kept voluntary so far though the states were asked to progressively start using the mobile application frequently

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After PM Modi inaugurated Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor, peak-day number of pilgrims tripled, says report

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the redeveloped Kashi Vishwanath Corridor on 13 December 2021

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Uttar Pradesh: Yogi govt ramps up construction of defence corridor to develop indigenous weapons

Centre has decided to set up two Defence Industrial Corridors in the country- one in Tamil Nadu and the other in Uttar Pradesh. The UP one will have nodes in Agra, Aligarh, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Lucknow and Kanpur

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Assembly election results 2022: Lessons to learn from Congress's loss in Punjab

The AAP came as a big beacon of hope with its ‘Rangla Punjab’ model, which Punjabis are now looking forward to from Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann

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Uttar Pradesh govt to pay Rs 180 crore as bonus for completing Purvanchal E-way early

The expressway has been an important showpiece project for the government before the elections and was inaugurated by the Prime Minister last November.

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UP election 2022: We don't need ‘baisakhi’ of any other party, says Raja Bhaiya on pre-poll alliance

On his fallout with Akhilesh Yadav, Raghuraj Pratap Singh, the founder of Jansatta Dal, said that he is unaware of the reason behind Yadav's resentment towards him.

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: In Central UP, ‘Saand’, ‘Suraksha’ and ‘Samman’ are trending buzzwords

From Sitapur to Hardoi and Rae Bareli to Chitrakoot, we travelled through UP to districts which that go to polls in phases 4 and 5. Free rations by Centre and state government and COVID vaccine seem to be the biggest factors in favour of the BJP

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls 2022: Samajwadi Party will be Samaptvadi Party, says BJP’s Keshav Prasad Maurya

The Phase 3 of the election largely covers the ‘Yadav belt’ where the SP is said to be strong but, faced reverses in 2017

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: Yogi Adityanath will win due to development, transformation in law and order, says Nitin Gadkari

TMC and AAP will reduce the support of the Congress party by dividing the votes and it will help BJP win Goa, says the transport minister

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Punjab Assembly elections: Calls for change in Malwa give AAP a fighting chance

While people have one complaint or the other with the Congress and the Akali Dal, there is no major grouse with the Arvind Kejriwal-led party

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On Cong CM face: It does not make any difference, the Congress is gone, nobody wants them, says Sukhbir Singh Badal

The arrest of Channi’s nephew Bhupendra Singh Honey in an illegal sand mining case comes two days before the Congress is to announce its chief ministerial face for the elections.

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Uttar Pradesh polls: Aparna should have understood and stayed with the family and SP, says Shivpal Singh Yadav

The brother-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, also took on Home Minister Amit Shah for his 'goondaraj' claims, saying that the BJP always 'spoke lies and did no work'

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Akhilesh Yadav's Karhal candidature is an SP attempt to reclaim Yadav belt from Firozabad to Kannauj

The Samajwadi Party feels that with Akhilesh Yadav’s candidature from Karhal and the patch-up with Shivpal Singh Yadav, the party can reclaim its stronghold area. But the BJP is in no mood to let that happen

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UP polls: Jat-Muslim fault Lines re-emerge in traditional RLD seat, candidates changed in two constituencies

The cadre has been camping at RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary’s house in Delhi that a Jat leader should contest from Siwalkhas instead of SP candidate and former MLA Gulam Mohammad

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UP polls: BJP tries to hit SP where it hurts most, projects rift in the Yadav 'unity' like in 2017

Five years ago, Mulayam Singh Yadav had disapproved of an SP-Congress alliance and his brother Shivpal had rebelled against Akhilesh.

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Punjab Assembly elections: Bhagwant Mann finally steps into the limelight after waiting for five years

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP party has returned to its ‘default CM face choice’ in Mann, backed by a public referendum with nearly 22 lakh callers, after a futile search for six months did not yield any credible face

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BJP sacks Harak Singh Rawat from Uttarakhand Cabinet; Meet the man with tantrums and ceaseless ambition

The BJP has put a full stop to the unending chain of Harak Singh Rawat’s bouts of unhappiness, tantrums, complaints, uncharitable statements on former chief ministers over five years.

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Punjab Assembly elections: It’s all about winnability and not just pure loyalty for Congress and AAP in the state

While the Congress has given tickets to those who have been publicly abrasive for state chief Navjot Singh Sidhu or to those who seem loyal to former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party has decided to give tickets to 50 leaders who just joined the party

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UP Assembly elections: Here's why OBC vote share may hold key to victory in Uttar Pradesh

The BJP believes it will not drop below 40 per cent vote share, and will form a government easily while the SP won’t cross the 30 per cent vote mark despite its best efforts and BSP will remain a factor with at least 20 per cent vote share in 2022

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Revamped PM awards scheme to judge civil servants' work in government projects

According to the government, the scheme has been revamped with a new approach, with the objective to encourage constructive competition, innovation, replication and institutionalisation of best practices.