Brijesh Pandey
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The author is a journalist with India Today TV.

POLITICS

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How BJP’s ticket distribution gamble has come back to bite it in UP

There is a great degree of resentment in the party over the way tickets have been handed out to outsiders in lieu of locals.

POLITICS

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Bringing Mukhtar Ansari in may be Mayawati's masterstroke to clinch UP

Having the disgraced don as the 'law and order mascot' could further BSP's objective of consolidating Dalit-Muslim votebanks.

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POLITICS

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Has Akhilesh Yadav shot himself in the foot by going after Mulayam?

He could have tolerated his opponents within the Samajwadi Party till the UP elections got over.

POLITICS

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Shivpal Yadav won't be spared the ruthless politics of brother Mulayam

It is Akhilesh who will head the party, with his uncle being relegated to the footnotes of Samajwadi Party's history.

POLITICS

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SIMI encounter will help BSP as much as surgical strikes is helping BJP in UP polls

Its implications are not lost on Mayawati's BSP, which has been working overtime to engineer a Dalit-Muslim combine.

POLITICS

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Samajwadi Pari-War: Will Mulayam-Akhilesh split SP at the altar of their egos?

The young UP CM is finally wriggling out of his father's shadow and may emerge as an uncompromising leader willing to walk the talk.

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Ambushed by Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav may not hesitate to go solo in UP

In Samajwadi Party circles, the letter by the chief minister is being seen as an open defiance and virtually sending an ultimatum to his father.

POLITICS

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Who gains if Rita Bahuguna Joshi leaves Congress for BJP?

There is never a dull moment when it comes to politics in Uttar Pradesh. 

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Now showing: Legend of Kalidas starring Mulayam and Akhilesh

The SP leader is busy cutting the roots of the very tree that created him and brought him to power in 2012.