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In election year, Akhilesh Yadav ready with please-all budget

UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is preparing an election budget that will have something for all sections of society.

In UP village, 2 sisters found hanging from tree

In a shocking replay of the Badaun incident, two sisters were found hanging from a tree under mysterious circumstances in Chandanpur village in Nanpara, Bahraich district, late on Saturday night.

Freed from jail, Babu Singh Kushwaha is talking point of UP politics

Babu Singh Kushwaha

In less than 24 hours after his release from Dasna jail where he was lodged for the past four years in connection with the NRHM scam, former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha has become the talking poi

UP bypolls a ‘trial run’ for BJP before 2017

The three Assembly byelections in Uttar Pradesh, scheduled to be held next week on February 13, are being treated as a “trial run” by the BJP for the Assembly elections next year.

Seers want Yogi Adityanath as BJP UP CM face

Yogi Adityanath

The involvement of saints and seers in politics is now complete.

Hashimpura records destroyed: UP cops

The UP police, for the first time, has admitted having destroyed documents related to deployment of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) during Hashimpura riots in 1987.

Nitish’s UP ‘alliance’ finds few takers

Talks of a grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh on the lines of Bihar, has found few takers in the state.

Clamour for dalit votes begins in UP

The four major political players in Uttar Pradesh — Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party — are now eyeing the dalit voters which account for nearly 22 per cent of

SP focus on youth for UP Council polls

In a fresh attempt to win over youth, the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has given about 70 per cent tickets to youth in the upcoming elections to the 36 UP Legislative Council seats that will be el

‘Facebook mom’ flies down from US for wedding

Four years ago, when Krishna Mohan Tripathi, 28, befriended Deb Miller, a resident of USA, he thought it would help him get to know the US well.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

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