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UP polls: BJP fears it could lose brahmin votes

In Uttar Pradesh, which has complex caste dynamics, the BJP’s electoral gameplan could receive a major jolt if the Mayawati-led BSP manages to revive its “social engineering” agenda.

Uttar Pradesh wants change, growth, and BJP will provide both: Udit Raj

Udit Raj

Udit Raj, BJP MP and national chairman of the All-India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations, admitted that he has been flooded with calls from across the country over the Una inciden

New faces set to join BJP national executive

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanting “Jan netas” and “credible faces” to represent their respective states in the BJP’s national executive, the party leadership is apparently finding it hard to m

‘SP, BSP stand exposed... We will form the government in Uttar Pradesh’

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, minority affairs minister, was recently promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave him independent charge of the ministry.

What has Mayawati done except build her statues, BJP asks dalits in UP

BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. (Photo: PTI)

In poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, where political pundits are predicting Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party will make a comeback, the BJP is making a systematic effort to create a dent in the BSP’s support bas

Amit Shah meets UP MPs, to keep visiting state

BJP President Amit Shah at a press conference in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

Ahead of the crucial Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, BJP president Amit Shah has decided to visit the state regularly to meet cadres and get updates on various election related activities.

PM’s UP mantra: Vikas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses a public rally in Allahabad. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sounded the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh, launching a two-pronged attack, on the SP and the BSP, and saying the politics of casteism, nepotism and favouritism mus

Amit Shah guns for SP, ‘weakening’ Congress

PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah during the party's two-day national executive meeting in Allahabad. (Photo: PTI)

PM Modi: Don’t take Opposition lightly

‘The Congress can’t keep its own house in order and it blames us’

Ram Madhav (Photo: Bunny Smith)

Ram Madhav, who played a crucial role in BJP’s first government in the north-eastern state of Assam and is a key link between the Centre and the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmi

Tacit ‘Hindutva’ signal from BJP before UP polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party has not only sent a clear political message by holding its national executive in Uttar Pradesh, where crucial Assembly elections are due early 2017, but also a subtle “Hindu

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.