Uttar Pradesh government officials on Monday morning used a bulldozer to remove encroachment done by absconding politician Tyagi outside his Noida residence.
The lives of 884 Anganwadi workers in Delhi turned upside down after they were abruptly terminated for staging over a month-long strike demanding a raise in honorarium and respectable working hours.
In a tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, "I've tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Following all protocols, I have quarantined myself at home." "I would request those who came in contact with me to take all necessary precautions," she added.
The Congress leader, who was scheduled to attend the second day of the programme, returned late last night, local party leaders said. Gandhi had arrived here on Wednesday to attend the Karyashala to discuss the strategy for the party's revival in Uttar Pradesh after its drubbing in the recent state polls.
Prashant Kishor became aware over time that the Congress would never completely accept him.
Flagging the problems being faced by the youth in armed forces recruitment, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the examination for the recruitment of soldiers in the Air Force was held in November 2020 with its result out in the same month but despite the completion of all the tests and the provisional selection list being out, the enrollment list has not been released yet.
The Congress’ electoral performance has turned the spotlight on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her political future given that her image and credibility have hit a new low
Yogesh Verma, the SP candidate from Hastinapur assembly seat, is seen in videos shared by news agency ANI monitoring EVMs from his jeep with binoculars.
Targeting the ruling BJP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said it is the government’s duty to mitigate problems of the public but in Uttar Pradesh, the issue of stray cattle was created by the government’s policies.
While the Wayanad member of parliament (MP) has campaigned in Goa, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Punjab – the other four states that went to polls – he has not, so far, addressed a rally or undertaken any door-to-door campaign in Uttar Pradesh, where the fourth round of polling was held with over 57 per cent voter turnout on February 23.
Tewari's comments come a day after Vadra, while taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said that merely wearing a turban on stage doesn't make them 'sardar' (Sikh).
Addressing an election campaign in Rampur, the Congress general secretary and party’s UP affairs in-charge also accused the BJP-led Centre of destroying trade and businesses with ill-conceived policies.
Incidents of stone-pelting and use of force by police were reported in Karnataka on Tuesday as the hijab ban row escalated and protests by students spread to more colleges, prompting the state government to declare a three-day holiday for all educational institutions.
Karnataka Hijab row: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra stood up in support of the students who have been banned from wearing the hijab in classrooms.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's manifesto "Unnati Vidhan", which she termed as "Jan Ghoshna Patra'.
The BJP on Tuesday assured free electricity for irrigation, a job for every household and free travel for women over 60 in its Uttar Pradesh election manifesto, which also promised a minimum 10-year sentence in cases of what it describes as "love jihad".
Incidents of stone pelting and use of force by police were reported on Tuesday as the hijab row in Karnataka escalated and protests by students spread to more colleges prompting the state government to declare a three-day holiday for all educational institutions.
UP elections 2022: Akhilesh Yadav, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra smiled and waved at each other as their roadshows crossed paths in UP.
According to Kishor, Congress is vital for the Opposition bloc to pose a formidable challenge to the BJP. But the party, "under the current leadership", may fall short of fulfilling its role, he suggested.
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"Do you see anybody else's face from the Congress party (in UP)? You can see my face everywhere," Vadra said to query on if she was the party's CM candidate
Citing a media report, Gandhi said that in Uttar Pradesh, 16.5 lakh youth lost their jobs in the last five years and four crore people gave up hope of jobs.
The list of candidates, which includes 50 women, was released by party general secretary incharge of UP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during a press conference on January 13.
The commandos will be deployed as part of the house protection team and will accompany the persons, if required, during the coming Assembly polls in five states
The opposition has renewed its demand for the minister’s dismissal after a special investigation team (SIT) told a local court that the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed was a "pre-planned conspiracy".