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2022 Assembly poll results: Bringing out the worst in the usual suspects — again
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2022 Assembly poll results: Bringing out the worst in the usual suspects — again

The elections of 2014 and 2019 showed that India is anything but a nation of sheep. That among other things is also what brings out the worst in them: Now, the demonise-Modi broth has been garnished with hate-the-voter topping.

Assembly election results 2022: Time for new politics, not just new leaders
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Assembly election results 2022: Time for new politics, not just new leaders

Narendra Modi has changed the paradigm of Indian politics and initiated a new politics based on economic well-being and last-mile targeted delivery that has dismantled old politics of feudalism, favouritism, casteism and rhetorics

Assembly election results 2022: Making sense of the 'waveless' BJP sweep
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Assembly election results 2022: Making sense of the 'waveless' BJP sweep

The key takeaway from the present election is that the phase of BJP waves that can be sensed is over. The reason: a wave is sensed when there is change

BJP sweeps UP polls 2022: How CM Yogi Adityanath won a historic second term
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BJP sweeps UP polls 2022: How CM Yogi Adityanath won a historic second term

Apart from becoming the first chief minister to retain power in Uttar Pradesh since the 1985 assembly elections, he is the only CM of the state with a full five years in the office to win the subsequent election and hold on to it.

2022 Assembly poll results: Seven reasons why BJP won Uttar Pradesh
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2022 Assembly poll results: Seven reasons why BJP won Uttar Pradesh

The real trench warfare was between the Samajwadi Party and the BJP. Priyanka Gandhi did try to revive the Congress but its virtual absence at the grassroots was a major setback. Mayawati’s political decimation trotted up BJP’s numbers

As exit polls predict Uttarakhand cliffhanger, Congress and BJP huddle in closed-door meets
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As exit polls predict Uttarakhand cliffhanger, Congress and BJP huddle in closed-door meets

Some of the surveys gave an edge to the BJP while others indicated a close fight and a possible hung Assembly

Exit Polls hint at unprecedented times ahead in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab
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Exit Polls hint at unprecedented times ahead in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab

While Uttar Pradesh is likely to see the return of an incumbent chief minister after completing his full five-year term, one may see a change in the binary nature of Punjab politics so far dominated by Congress and Akali Dal

Ghosespot | What if BJP performs poorly in state polls and loses Uttar Pradesh
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Ghosespot | What if BJP performs poorly in state polls and loses Uttar Pradesh

Here is what we can expect the Narendra Modi government to do if the Assembly elections do not go according to its plans

UP Assembly elections: Seventh and final phase of polls tomorrow; 54 seats, including Varanasi in fray
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UP Assembly elections: Seventh and final phase of polls tomorrow; 54 seats, including Varanasi in fray

Polling will start at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm in Azamgarh, Mau, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Bhadohi and Sonbhadra districts.

2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: BJP is a favourite, but SP may be no pushover this time
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2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: BJP is a favourite, but SP may be no pushover this time

The BJP had a huge lead over the SP in 2017, and it would require a major upset for the SP to turn the tables on the party

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: SBSP chief OP Rajbhar faces stiff challenge from BJP, BSP on home turf
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: SBSP chief OP Rajbhar faces stiff challenge from BJP, BSP on home turf

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar is fighting against Saiyyada Shadab Fatima of the BSP and BJP's Kalicharan Rajbhar in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

Uttar Pradesh elections Phase 6 to be held tomorrow; 676 candidates including Yogi Adityanath in fray
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Uttar Pradesh elections Phase 6 to be held tomorrow; 676 candidates including Yogi Adityanath in fray

Among the 676 candidates in the fray this time are Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur Urban contesting his first Assembly poll, state Congress president Lallu from Tamkuhi Raj seat and Swami Prasad Maurya, who quit as BJP minister to join the Samajwadi Party, from Fazilnagar.

Poll percentage during five phase voting in Uttar Pradesh same as in 2017 Assembly elections
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Poll percentage during five phase voting in Uttar Pradesh same as in 2017 Assembly elections

Out of the seven-phase elections, the politically important state has completed five rounds and the rest two are lined up on March 3 and March 7

India’s new Hindu: Why he just cannot be ignored anymore
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India’s new Hindu: Why he just cannot be ignored anymore

The new Hindu in the country has learnt not to be coy about his Hindu identity, and instead be proud of it

Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi greets BJP workers during campaign; watch
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Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi greets BJP workers during campaign; watch

The Congress leader can be seen happily greeting the BJP workers and shaking hands with them in a video of the incident

How Yogi Adityanath changed ‘UP Wala Bhaiya’ abuse into a badge of honour
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How Yogi Adityanath changed ‘UP Wala Bhaiya’ abuse into a badge of honour

Apart from nepotism, corruption got deep-rooted in Uttar Pradesh in previous regimes. Yogi Adityanath has adopted a zero-tolerance policy against corruption

How 2022 UP elections are best opportunity for Jayant Chaudhary and RLD to be back in the reckoning
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How 2022 UP elections are best opportunity for Jayant Chaudhary and RLD to be back in the reckoning

RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary is furiously campaigning with alliance partner SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, using his grandfather Charan Singh’s strategies and tactics to rally the troops. But that is not all Jayant is banking on

2022 Assembly elections: Why it’s advantage BJP in Uttar Pradesh despite anti-incumbency, farm protests
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2022 Assembly elections: Why it’s advantage BJP in Uttar Pradesh despite anti-incumbency, farm protests

The odds are in favour of the BJP and its Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath. Under him, Uttar Pradesh has shed the image of a rogue state

UP Assembly elections 2022: From Kairana to Mathura, key electoral battles to watch for in Phase 1 polling
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UP Assembly elections 2022: From Kairana to Mathura, key electoral battles to watch for in Phase 1 polling

The first phase of polling is extremely crucial since it includes districts in western UP where candidates in several constituencies are facing hostile voters, mainly due to the farmers’ agitation

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: Why Phase 1 polling is a do-or-die moment for Yogi Adityanath
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: Why Phase 1 polling is a do-or-die moment for Yogi Adityanath

As Assembly polls kick off in western UP on 10 February, of the seven phases into which the state elections have been divided, the first one is perhaps the most critical for the BJP