Sharat Pradhan

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The writer is a senior journalist and political analyst based in Lucknow.

VARIETY

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Why Yogi Adityanath wants to paint Uttar Pradesh saffron

The ochre has become a defining feature in anything and everything.

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POLITICS

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BJP is attacking Rahul Gandhi in Amethi for taking on Modi in Gujarat

The traditional political bastion of the Gandhi family has been the saffron party's biggest eyesore.

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POLITICS

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Why BHU VC Girish Tripathi, RSS man with links to Modi, is being blamed for crackdown

Hundreds of young women were allegedly beaten up after being dragged out of their hostels at night by police officials, who were called by the vice-chancellor.

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POLITICS

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Questions Ram Rahim Singh's murky donation of 14 bodies to Lucknow medical college leaves us with

The private institution is owned by a retired UP government official.

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POLITICS

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Why Yogi Adityanath is making sure no cow is homeless in UP

Ayodhya can only be milked so much.

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POLITICS

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Utkal Express derailment: How railway minister let senior officials off the hook

Suresh Pabhu was not only absolving himself of all moral responsibility, but also his blue-eyed railway board chairman.

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POLITICS

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Yogi Adityanath’s Janmashtami-Eid jibe aimed to divert public attention from Gorakhpur deaths

No one has ever heard of any 'ban' on celebration of the festival at police stations, so why else would he rake up the issue if not to divide communities?

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POLITICS

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Why Adityanath refuses to face facts and own up to Gorakhpur hospital deaths

When it came to presenting his first budget as chief minister, he did not hesitate to cut Uttar Pradesh's health budget by more than 50 per cent.

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POLITICS

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Gorakhpur children’s murder: Yogi Adityanath government is looking for a scapegoat

The Uttar Pradesh CM did not even bother to visit the grief-stricken parents.

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POLITICS

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Why UP BJP members complained to Amit Shah about CM Yogi Adityanath

Some party leaders feel impotent and ineffective as they used to feel during other regimes.

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