The BJP has launched an online registration exercise for people between 17 and 35 years on the website of the local party unit. Those who are presently 17-year-olds will be eligible to vote in the 2019 elections.
Writing to Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar, the MP sought help to make arrangements for Karma Kanda education in Sanskrit schools across the country to carry forward the tradition of “rishi-krishi”.
The survey reveals that out of the total estimated positive change in employment of 1.85 lakhs, female workers accounted for a change on 59,000, that was much less than male workers who accounted for a change of 1.26 lakh.
Is it that the Congress is shying away from taking a position on two critical bills, pertaining to criminalising triple talaq and taking action against illegal migrants? The Organiser editorial flags these issues.
Gujarat Assembly elections: Of 93 seats, the Congress won 39 to the BJP’s 52, winning 3 seats for every 4 lost; of the first 83, the Congress had only 22 to the BJP’s 63, losing thrice as many as it won.
The Indian Express unpacks the data to lay out the broad trends in the results of the local body elections, and links them with the larger message for all parties as they head to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Mahant Suresh Das of Digambar Akhara said there will be no “samjhauta” (compromise) on the issue of Ram Janmabhoomi. After Ayodhya, he said, temple construction would also be undertaken in Mathura and Kashi (Varanasi).
The move to include Jais nagar palika parishad chairperson-elect Mahesh Pratap and Amethi nagar panchayat chairperson-elect Chandrama is being seen as “message against Rahul” ahead of the Gujarat elections.
Among the 5,260 wards in 198 nagar palika parishads, Independents have won 3,380 (64.25 per cent). BJP, on the other hand, managed to win 922 wards (17.53 per cent). While SP won 477 wards, BSP emerged victorious in 262 and Congress in 158.
SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar said the decision to field candidates in Gujarat will not affect SBSP’s alliance with BJP in UP though he admitted the talks regarding an alliance for the civic polls had failed.
BJP’s Sanyukta Bhatiya’s supporters flaunt her late husband’s achievements and the family’s close connections to the RSS top leadership at her election rallies. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on November 19, citing these points said, “... aur aaj unke pariwar ke anubhavon ka laabh Lucknow ko milega
Compared to this, the SP and BSP have kept an arm’s distance from the campaign, while the Congress, which had earlier announced a list of star campaigners, has had only state party chief Raj Babbar speak for its candidate Prema Awasthi.