Politics

Godiyal, Pritam Singh In Cong List Of 53 Candidates For Uttarakhand

NEW DELHI: After much delay, the Congress on Saturday released the first list of candidates for Uttarakhand assembly polls that included names of state unit chief Ganesh Godiyal and CLP Pritam Singh. The first list of the Congress comes two days after the BJP announced its first list of candidates for 59 seats in the …

Cong Vows To Take BJP Down On Failed Promises, Corruption In U’khand

DEHRADUN: The Congress on Sunday said that the BJP had failed to fulfill its promises made in 2017 and if voted to power in 2022, the grand old party will provide corruption free government in the state. Speaking to The New Indian, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader in Uttarakhand assembly, Pritam Singh, said, “There is …

U’Khand Polls 2022: Two Rawats Not In 1st List Yet, State Unit Chief Godiyal Gets Ticket

DEHRADUN: After much delay, the Congress on Saturday released the first list of candidates for Uttarakhand assembly polls that included names of state unit chief Ganesh Godiyal and CLP Pritam Singh. The list, however, does not include the name of former Chief Minister Harish Rawat, Harak Singh Rawat or his daughter in law Anukriti Gosain …

More Dirt on CM Channi: Sting By Activist ‘Shows’ Gunmen, Vehicles To His Nephew After 10 Cr ‘Mining’ Cash

CHANDIGARH:  More troubles are bracing up for Punjab CM Charanjit Channi in the run-up to February 20 Punjab elections after a sting operation has made damning revelations on how gunmen and police gypsy was provided to his nephew Bhupinder alias Honey — who has been arrested by Enforcement Directorate over recovery of Rs 10 crore …

Farmers Divided On Riding Bicycle? Tikait’s Son Drops Hint On UP Polls

MUZAFFARNAGAR (UTTAR PRADESH):In  Muzaffarnagar city in the upper Ganga-Yamuna Doab region of Uttar Pradesh, reside the Tikaits. A family known to speak up and lead the cause for the farming community that they belong to, they are not new to the politics of the state. The New Indian team travels from Delhi to speak to …

AMU Dishonoured  1929 Land Lease, Will Ensure Jats Back BJP In Polls For New Varsity By Modi, Yogi: King Mahendra Singh’s Great-Grandson

ALIGARH/VRINDAVAN: Moving between Aligarh, Hathras and Vrindavan, Charat Pratap Singh, looks at consummate ease as he tries to galvanise support among the Jats and patrons of King Mahendra Pratap Singh, the freedom fighter who leased a plot, called Tikonia Park in 1929 where Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) stands today. Charat is the fourth-generation Jat scion …

U’Khand Polls: Suspense Over, Expelled BJP Min Harak Rawat Joins Cong

NEW DELHI: Putting an end to a lingering political drama, days after he was expelled from BJP, former Uttarakhand Minister Harak Singh Rawat on Friday joined Congress in the presence of senior party leaders here along with his daughter-in-law Anukriti Gosain. Harak Singh Rawat, was expelled from BJP for six years for engaging in anti-party …

Amar Jawan Jyoti Immortalised At War Memorial; Opposition Singed, Veterans Breathe Fire

NEW DELHI: The Amar Jawan Jyoti or the “eternal Flame” for Soldiers at India Gate was put out after 50 years, merging with the torch at the National War Memorial in a ceremony today. The merger triggered a  huge controversy in the country, with several Army veterans, in support of the BJP, and Opposition leaders coming …

Akhilesh May Contest From Family Pocket Borough Of Mainpuri In 2022 Assembly Polls

LUCKNOW: A day after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he will consult the people of Azamgarh on contesting assembly elections, he may contest the elections from his family pocket borough of Mainpuri’s Karhal seat. Top Samajwadi Party sources says that Akhilesh Yadav might contest from Karhal …

In Rae Bareli, Cong Needs Proper Planning, If It Wants To Take On BJP, SP

RAE BARELI: As Congress MLA from Rae Bareli Aditi Singh resigned from her membership today, political analysts watching the state elections sounded their concern on the way Congress appears to be handling the party so close to the elections. At this rate, the grand old party would not be able to win a single seat …