Assembly Elections 2022 first lists released

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16 January, 2022

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is set to go it alone in Goa

Failing to reach a seat adjustment with the Congress in Goa, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is set to go it alone in the upcoming Assembly election.“There has been no decision with the Congress on seat-sharing in Goa. Discussions have not been held yet. It is likely that we will go solo here like we did last time. Hindu

Easing restrictions in Delhi when cases below 15000

On a day when the Capital recorded a little over 20,000 Covid-19 cases, health minister Satyendar Jain said that the Delhi government will consider easing restrictions currently in place once the daily case count starts dropping below 15,000. HT

BJP first list in UP released 

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday dropped 20 sitting lawmakers as it announced the list of 105 candidates for the first two phases of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on February 10 and 14. The announcement came on a day when the party also fielded chief minister Yogi Adityanath and deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya for the assembly polls. HT

Congress first list in Punjab released for Assembly elections

The Congress Saturday released its first list of candidates for the Punjab Assembly elections, retaining most of the sitting MLAs. After indicating that it would make widespread changes to tackle anti-incumbency, it denied tickets to only four MLAs in the 86 seats (out of 117) for which names were announced. Indian Express

Putting off plans to invite the Central Asian nations leaders for Republic Day

With COVID-19 cases still on the rise 10 days ahead of the Republic Day, the government is considering putting off plans to invite the leaders of five Central Asian nations as the chief guests to the parade, and holding a summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually in Delhi this month. The contingency plans and a number of options to reduce the size of the Republic Day parade and audience were discussed at a meeting chaired by Mr. Modi on Saturday. Hindu


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Mahant Narasimhanand arrested

Mahant Yati Narasimhanand, who was caught in the middle of a controversy for making a provocative speech at the Hardwar Dharm Sansad in Haridwar, was arrested on Saturday. Narasimhanand had called for taking up arms against Muslims.. Sakal

Ban on Election rallies extended

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to extend the ban on political rallies and road shows in five states, including Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022, till January 22, 2022. Earlier, the Election Commission had banned rallies and road shows till January 15 after the Assembly elections were declared in five states.. Sakal

Cold wave to continue with rains in some areas

Extremely extreme weather conditions prevail in the country at present. In some places cold wave and in some places hail, rain (Thunderstorm Rain ). In addition, the meteorological department has warned of rains in 19 states and UTs in the next four to five days. It has warned the northern states to be cautious while warning of a cold wave. . Sakal

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CBSE term 2 sample paper and marking schemes

CBSE term 2 sample paper Class 10 2022 was released long ago. Students can check the CBSE sample papers term 2 exams at the official website The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has published the CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 Term 2 sample papers as well as the marking schemes.

GATE 2022 admit cards

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2022) admit card has been released. The students who will appear in the GATE 2022 can download the hall ticket on the official website-


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The latest opinion polls, including the Mood of the Nation survey by India Today, predict a comfortable victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), with a projected win of 335 Lok Sabha seats in the 2024 general elections. This forecast suggests a slight decrease from the 2019 elections but still ensures a majority. The survey, involving interviews with over 149,000 respondents, reflects Modi’s enduring popularity based on his nationalist policies and economic reforms. Other polls echo these findings, although seat projections vary slightly. The opposition INDIA alliance is expected to secure a significant number of seats, yet not enough to challenge the NDA’s majority. These predictions highlight a political landscape that remains largely favorable to Modi and the BJP as the election approaches