India News This Week 3/20/17

Uttar Pradesh New Government Coverage

This week the blog brings you stories from Uttar Pradesh that tracks actions of the new government categorized as “Likely Negative” and “Likely Positive”.

Disclaimer: This is not an exhaustive list and uses key national publications as the source (Indian Express, Times of India, The Hindu), so this will be as good or bad as the sources. Readers are encouraged to add their own source (has to be a published source in the comments).

Slaughter House: Potential Decision to Shut Down

  • Impact: Negative
  • Category of Impact: Economic
  • Basis of Decision: Religious or Cultural Bias
  • Source: Indian Express 3/20/17

Asset Disclosure: UP Govt Officials

  • Impact: Positive
  • Category of Impact: Corruption, Governance
  • Basis of Decision: Good Governance, Party Organization & Discipline
  • Source: Indian Express 3/20/17

New UP CM in Action

  • Impact: Positive
  • Category of Impact: Security, Governance
  • Basis of Decision: Good Governance, Party Organization & Discipline
  • Source: Times of India 3/20/17

New UP CM on Cleanliness

  • Impact: Positive
  • Category of Impact: Cleanliness, Governance
  • Basis of Decision: Good Governance, Party Organization & Discipline
  • Source: Times of India 3/20/17

Election manifesto reflected in CMs first words

  • Impact: Positive
  • Category of Impact:┬áDevelopment
  • Basis of Decision: Commitment to Development agenda
  • Source: Times of India 3/20/17

UP Watch –Key Issues

  • Security of Women
  • Cow-protection laws and restrictions on slaughter houses
  • Dadri accused trial weakening
  • Corruption Control
  • Cleanliness
  • Ram mandir agenda
  • Increased influence of saffron outfits
  • Muslim law reform
  • Education reform
  • Women education
  • Women freedom

 

 

 

 

 

 

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