For Unnao rape victim, what good governance? If a CBI probe overseen by Supreme Court is her only hope, that says a lot
Kuldeep Sengar is finally expelled from the BJP and the UP authorities give the Unnao rape case sudden attention after the SC takes cognisance. The contrast with earlier is striking.
Despite the UP govt's efforts to garner Dalit votes ahead of the elections, the BJP MLA's daughter being hounded for marrying a Dalit man seems to evoke only silence from the CM.
SP-BSP break-up: Why Mayawati's fresh hostility against former 'bhatija' Akhilesh Yadav is no surprise
The 'gathbandhan' between 'bua' Maya and 'bhatija' Akhilesh was based on the shaky ground of mutual distrust and political desperation. It had to collapse, with Mayawati blaming Akhilesh.
That fuzzy 'anti-national': Yogi Adityanath’s diktat to private universities in UP is confounding many, and scaring some
UP CM’s recent ordinance, banning ‘anti-national’ activities on campuses, has left many wondering just why such an order was needed when there are already sufficient laws on this?
If religion rode over caste in Uttar Pradesh, it was Yogi’s doing. His success has only strengthened his personal political bastion now.
White Elephant, Punctured Bike: How Uttar Pradesh voters jolted the Gathbandhan and the Congress hard
Not only does the gathbandhan stand decimated in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress has also suffered its worst defeat here. That's despite the starry addition of Priyanka Gandhi.
I, Me, Modi: Why Narendra Modi made Lok Sabha 2019 all about the Nehru-Gandhi family, Pakistan and himself
Has Narendra Modi's key strategy been self-glorification, combined with the vilification of Pakistan and the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty?
In Vajpayee's Footsteps: Why Rajnath Singh is striking a chord in Lucknow, just like a former BJP leader
Singh is reaching out to every section of society, including Muslims, despite knowing he stands a very easy chance at winning.
Bright Spark: Why Priyanka Gandhi could herald the revival of Congress’ traditional vote base in Uttar Pradesh
From communication to charisma and confidence, Priyanka has it all. Her arrival has rejuvenated the UP Congress and unsettled the saffron ranks.