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Casteism hinders growth, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a meeting in Gorakhpur. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that nepotism and casteism can never lead to the development of Uttar Pradesh.

BSP holds protests, demands swift action

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers took to the streets in Lucknow on Thursday to demand “stringent action” against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh who had made derogatory remarks against BSP pres

In UP, BJP to have dedicated workers in each constituency

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is now identifying “full-time workers” who can give their time in various constituencies from August till the Assembly elections are held in the state

Samajwadi Party decides to strengthen base in rural areas

Unnerved by the flak it has been facing over the poor law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Samajwadi Party has now decided to strengthen its base in rural areas instead of focussing co

People must get rid of divisive forces: Raj Babbar

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UPCC chief Raj Babbar with the party’s UP CM candidate Sheila Dikshit and senior party leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi at a road show in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

UP families offer their homes to Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel. (Photo: PTI)

In an expected turn of events, at least two families in Uttar Pradesh have offered their homes to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who was asked to move out of Gujarat for six months as one of the conditi

Leaders sulk over Raj Babbar as UPCC chief

Raj Babbar arrives at 10 Janpath to meet Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar’s appointment as Uttar Pradesh Congress president has put party workers in the celebration mode but the state leaders have gone into a sulk.

Samajwadi Party seniors sidelined

The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh is reducing its dependence on the seniors for the 2017 Assembly campaign.

Mayawati, stung by desertions, effects changes

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati (Photo: PTI)

Stung by the plummeting graph of the party due to growing number of desertions, BSP president Mayawati has affected major changes in the party organisation.

“‘I have nothing to confess,’ said the spider Confronting God Yama at the gate Then opening his jaws a little wider He accounted for everything he ate. Flies, fleas and moths he trapped

India’s federal structure calls for the division and sharing of powers on a territorial basis between the Centre and states.