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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Pankaj Jaiswal

Pankaj Jaiswal


Pankaj Jaiswal is Chief of Bureau, Uttar Pradesh and covers politics. His continued interest in rural, distress, and development journalism, fetched him a handful of prestigious awards and fellowships. Pankaj is a photo-journalist too and tweets at @augustus29lotus

articles by Pankaj Jaiswal (559 results)
May 20, 2019 21:10
Akhilesh and Mayawati discussed the likely political scenario in view of the exit poll results and made a constituency-wise assessment of the alliance’s performance in Uttar Pradesh. read more
May 20, 2019 12:55
A day after Lok Sabha exit polls predicted gains for the SP-BSP alliance in politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav called on Mayawati in Lucknow on Monday. read more
May 18, 2019 17:29
In 2014, the BJP and allies had won all these 13 seats but this time is faces a tough fight from the BSP-SP alliance. read more
May 18, 2019 11:08
In previous elections, single- time use polythene printed material -- festoons, flags, buntings etc - were the main components in litter and practically all political parties and candidates put up such material between and around electric poles, trees... read more
May 15, 2019 14:30
With the Lok Sabha election progressing, mainstays of Indian stand-up comedians, cartoonists and the creative among the general public are the Indian politicians. read more
May 12, 2019 08:23
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Uttar Pradesh, Sultanpur and Pratapgarh are witnessing a triangular contest among the BJP, the SP-BSP-RLD alliance and the Congress. There is a straight fight between the BJP and the alliance on 11 seats. read more
May 11, 2019 13:57
Purvanchal has some of the most backward districts in the country; the region is poverty stricken even though the land is fertile. Flood is a perennial problem in most of the districts, unemployment and migrations are also major issues and so is the... read more
May 10, 2019 11:33
Shravasti:  Despite its glorious electoral and Buddhist history, the district is very low on development index read more
May 09, 2019 13:27
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Jagdambika Pal, who is known as ‘Teen din ka CM’ (a three-day chief minister) in UP. However, his name is not in the list of UP chief ministers due to his ‘three-day stint’ that happened in 1998. read more
May 08, 2019 15:38
Selfies on campaign trail involves both, clicking photographs of themselves with people around or squeezing themselves in the frame when voters seek selfie with their leader. read more
May 07, 2019 18:14
Elections are all about political heavyweights, young politicians, musclemen and turncoats slugging it out to make their mark in political arena. Starting with 10 prominent turncoats in the fray, HT takes a look at the candidates who are creating a buzz... read more
May 06, 2019 10:56
The constituencies which will go to polls on May 6 include Dhaurahra, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj (reserved), Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi (reserved), Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kaiserganj and Gonda. read more
May 06, 2019 07:39
The constituencies that will go to polls on May 6 include Dhaurahra, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi , Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kaiserganj, Gonda. read more
May 01, 2019 17:24
Interestingly, the first incident of bulls ‘participating’ in political rallies happened at chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s April 23 rally in Sawayajpur in Hardoi. The chief minister’s helicopter had landed, he had disembarked, and was entering his... read more
May 01, 2019 15:25
Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav chose actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha, who had not been with any political party before, as his party’s Lucknow candidate against union home minister Rajnath Singh, the sitting BJP ... read more