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Abki baar, digital sarkaar: Approved by CM Yogi, computerised lottery to decide staff of UP ministers
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Abki baar, digital sarkaar: Approved by CM Yogi, computerised lottery to decide staff of UP ministers

The new system will also ensure that there is 20 per cent female staff in general administrative work to increase their participation in the workforce.

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress
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G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress

The meet comes a day after members of the dissenting group held two meetings in 24 hours over measures to revamp the party

The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack
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The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack

It’s hard to miss how quickly the Gandhis blinked. As champion of the world Mike Tyson said, 'Everybody has a plan till they get punched in the mouth.' Undoubtedly, the Gandhis have been sucker-punched

Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress
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Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress

The collective had emerged in 2020 following the Congress’ losing streak in the 2019 general elections and other Assembly polls, demanding an organisational revamp and true introspection of their losses

Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and now J&K, Congress woes see no end
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Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and now J&K, Congress woes see no end

From prominent faces like Sushmita Dev and Jitin Prasada jumping ship to a mass exodus in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party has gone through crisis after crisis this year.

BSP chief Mayawati slams BJP over UP Cabinet expansion, says move aimed at mobilising caste votes
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BSP chief Mayawati slams BJP over UP Cabinet expansion, says move aimed at mobilising caste votes

Taking to Twitter, the BSP chief cautioned the voters of the poll-bound state about the "dual character" of the Uttar Pradesh government and alleged that the BJP-led government has not taken any concrete steps for the development of the sections.

UP Cabinet Expansion: Yogi Adityanath inducts seven new ministers ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls
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UP Cabinet Expansion: Yogi Adityanath inducts seven new ministers ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

Governor Anandiben Patel administered oath to the new ministers at the Gandhi Auditorium in the Raj Bhawan in the presence of the chief minister

Uttar Pradesh cabinet expansion: At least seven ministers likely to be sworn in today
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Uttar Pradesh cabinet expansion: At least seven ministers likely to be sworn in today

With an eye on the 2022 Assembly elections, the expansion will focus on unrepresented castes and political parties

Day after meeting Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath calls on Narendra Modi and JP Nadda
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Day after meeting Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath calls on Narendra Modi and JP Nadda

The UP CM's visit to Delhi comes close on the heels of the BJP holding a series of review meetings in Lucknow, which had fuelled speculation of a ministerial reshuffle in the state

'Over my dead body': Kapil Sibal slams Jitin Prasada, says he can never think of joining BJP
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'Over my dead body': Kapil Sibal slams Jitin Prasada, says he can never think of joining BJP

Apart from Sibal, G-23 leaders Shashi Tharoor and M Veerappa Moily have also slammed Prasada for switching to the BJP

Day after joining BJP, Jitin Prasada says left Congress due to 'disconnect' between party and people
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Day after joining BJP, Jitin Prasada says left Congress due to 'disconnect' between party and people

A prominent Brahmin face in Uttar Pradesh, Prasada in an exclusive interview with CNN-News18 said that he took the decision after 'lot of deliberation'

Prasada joining BJP may settle question of Brahmin face; Congress can ignore Tikait's Mamata visit at its own peril
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Prasada joining BJP may settle question of Brahmin face; Congress can ignore Tikait's Mamata visit at its own peril

Prasada's induction will further wear away whatever’s left of the Congress and the Gandhis in Uttar Pradesh, even if it does not yield dividends for the BJP

Congress needs to undergo 'major surgery': M Veerappa Moily on Jitin Prasada's exit from party
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Congress needs to undergo 'major surgery': M Veerappa Moily on Jitin Prasada's exit from party

The Congress veteran said the top leadership should make a proper assessment of leaders in the party, asserting that 'one cannot make people leaders when they do not deserve it'

Jitin Prasada joins BJP: Unlike his father Jitendra, will he able to make Congress rue his absence?
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Jitin Prasada joins BJP: Unlike his father Jitendra, will he able to make Congress rue his absence?

Before his death, Prasada Sr who had contested and lost against Sonia Gandhi for the leadership of Congress was totally disillusioned with the Congress and Gandhis, in particular

Jitin Prasada, former minister in Manmohan Singh govt, joins BJP: all you need to know
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Jitin Prasada, former minister in Manmohan Singh govt, joins BJP: all you need to know

On the electoral front, Prasada does not have a stellar show when it comes to elections since 2014

Bengal polls 2021: Jitin Prasada slams TMC, BJP for 'ego battles', says only Congress committed to protect state's culture
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Bengal polls 2021: Jitin Prasada slams TMC, BJP for 'ego battles', says only Congress committed to protect state's culture

The Congress leader's remarks comes a day after BJP and TMC sought to outdo each other over Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary celebrations ahead of the Assembly polls this year

Congress' exclusion of dissenters from UP panels belies Sonia Gandhi's claims of tolerating differences of opinion
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Congress' exclusion of dissenters from UP panels belies Sonia Gandhi's claims of tolerating differences of opinion

In retrospect, the resolutions taken during the CWC, and not the Congress interim chief's conciliatory words, appeared to be a sign of things to come.

Kapil Sibal condemns attack on Jitin Prasada, says Congress needs to 'target BJP with surgical strikes, not its own'
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Kapil Sibal condemns attack on Jitin Prasada, says Congress needs to 'target BJP with surgical strikes, not its own'

Prasada, a former Union minister, was among the 23 signatories to a letter that sought an active and full-time Congress president

'Party needs to introspect', says UP Congress leader, declines appointment to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory council
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'Party needs to introspect', says UP Congress leader, declines appointment to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory council

Asked about his decision to not become an advisor to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajesh Mishra said he had apprised her office about it.

Priyanka Gandhi to lead Congress padyatra in Lucknow on Gandhi Jayanti; event to be show of strength, say sources
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Priyanka Gandhi to lead Congress padyatra in Lucknow on Gandhi Jayanti; event to be show of strength, say sources

The Congress on Tuesday announced that party workers led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will undertake a 'padyatra' on Gandhi Jayanti in Lucknow.