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Kumar Uttam

Kumar Uttam

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Kumar Uttam covers politics and public affairs. He has been a journalist for 15 years.

articles by Kumar Uttam (969 results)
May 17, 2019 07:16
“I have never seen such a response for any public leader. This election revolves around Narendra Modi,” Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur told HT in an interview. read more
May 13, 2019 07:20
The BJP’s inability to find an electoral base in the “nationalist” state of Bengal has been a sore point for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its affiliates for decades. read more
May 11, 2019 07:22
This is Sahab’s third bid to win the seat that her husband Mohammad Shahabuddin, a gangster-turned-politician, held for four terms until his conviction in a criminal case barred him from seeking re-election in 2009. read more
May 09, 2019 07:38
Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s promise of Nyay has found an unlikely sceptic -- Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, the Rashtriya Janata Dal veteran and former rural development minister who delivered the United Progressive Alliance’s flagship rural job sch... read more
May 08, 2019 09:10
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: PM Modi has still, on average, managed to hold two rallies a day — comparable to his 2014 poll campaign. Indeed, on some days, he has conducted as many as three in different states. read more
May 04, 2019 08:31
The BJP appears to be reaping a rich harvest from its schemes to provide toilets and housing in rural areas. The relative spread of public conveniences has brought about a behavioral change, and the “roof over head” mantra has struck a chord. read more
May 02, 2019 08:16
First, he is the prime minister who has a story to tell his voters. Varanasi is a changed city in five years. The overhead electricity wires are now underground, the ghats are clean, and the civic infrastructure has improved. read more
Apr 27, 2019 13:00
The three targets are: to ensure increased electoral participation of women; to reach out to firsttime voters; and to maintain civility in political discourse. read more
Apr 26, 2019 23:50
Referring to the campaign model followed by the party in Gujarat, where Modi was the chief minister before he contested the 2014 general elections, he suggested that the BJP workers should personally reach out to families in their respective areas over... read more
Apr 25, 2019 23:27
A day before he files his nomination papers for re-election, PM Modi on Thursday participated in a spectacular electoral roadshow attended by tens of thousands of supporters in his Lok Sabha constituency, culminating in the daily evening aarti on the... read more
Apr 22, 2019 08:01
The BJP never got a foothold in Bengal, and even at the peak of its performance in 2014, it could win just two Lok Sabha seats, even though it got a respectable 17% of the vote share. read more
Apr 19, 2019 23:42
A nine-term legislator from Rampur, Azam Khan has a larger than life image among his supporters. His name evokes unmatched loyalty and an equally strong opposition among local people. read more
Apr 16, 2019 07:05
“The new slogan will underline that much work remains to be completed, and there should be a continuity in the government,” a BJP leader said. read more
Apr 12, 2019 07:35
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may end up contesting the highest number of Lok Sabha seats in its history, according to a party leader. read more
Apr 11, 2019 07:38
In a wide-ranging interview to Kumar Uttam before the seven-phase elections kick off on Thursday, Singh spoke about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ram temple promise, the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the BJP decision to exclude politicians... read more