Shivpujan Jha

OPEN TO OPINION

Journalist with Aaj Tak.

POLITICS

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Congress and SP's 'friendly fight' in Uttar Pradesh may cost them votes

The alliance is already getting a tough fight in the state from the BJP and BSP.

POLITICS

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Are Muslims really going to vote for Mayawati in Uttar Pradesh polls?

With one community leader after the other backing the BSP chief, it all appears stage-managed.

POLITICS

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Why is Shivpal Yadav so confident of Akhilesh's defeat in UP polls?

For UP CM, the enemy number one is no longer BJP or BSP, but his uncle - and father Mulayam.

POLITICS

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Will Mulayam rely on his wrestling skills to put Akhilesh Yadav in place?

No one is willing to write off the Samajwadi Party patriarch just yet.

POLITICS

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Mulayam Singh's latest blow to son Akhilesh will please the BJP

The SP chief has boldly stated that the UP CM does not have his endorsement for decisions taken against his will.

POLITICS

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UP elections: Why is Akhilesh Yadav not contesting?

The young CM wants to concentrate on campaigning for other candidates, but this also shows his confidence has dipped.

POLITICS

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SP-Congress slogan of 'Apne ladke vs bahari Modi' against BJP will backfire in UP

People feel the phrase was coined to deflect the voters' attention from core issues.

POLITICS

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Will Akhilesh Yadav ruin Dimple’s chances at grabbing limelight in UP?

Unlike the UP CM, SP cadres feel her excellent connect with women should be utilised to the hilt.

POLITICS

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What Akhilesh releasing SP manifesto without Mulayam means

A father trying to avoid his son at public platforms is, perhaps, sending wrong signals at this juncture.

POLITICS

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Akhilesh's manifesto of sops and no political philosophy is a lost opportunity

Despite the Samajwadi Party banking heavily on the Lohia legacy, issues of social justice did not figure in UP CM’s speech.