UP politics

Small Talk

Madhavankutty Pillai

On a Union minister asking for a break-up of Uttar Pradesh

The Art of War

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly will have Samajwadi Party MLA Nitin Agarwal as the new deputy speaker

Jitin Prasada: A Happy Switch

Jitin Prasada can now be BJP's Brahmin face in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh polls


The curious case of Mayawati's brother joining politics

Yogi Adityanath: The Chosen One

Why Modi wanted the Mahant as Chief Minister

The Journey of Yogi Adityanath: The Kinetic Sanyasi

From timid villager to Hindutva’s warrior monk. The journey of Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath: Uses of the Ascetic

A volatile moment in the evolution of BJP

Gorakhpur and the Ghost of Gangadhar Adhikari

Whether liberals like it or not, the story of Hindu consolidation is not over yet

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The aggrieved, the aspirational, the awed and the austere. The anatomy of a history-shifting verdict


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