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Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

Modi's decision takes BJP cadre by surprise

Center was wary of the raging anger over the contentious laws in Punjab and its impact on the party’s electoral prospects in poll-bound UP

20 Nov 2021 12:45 AM

Congress to give 40% tickets to women in UP Assembly polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

'These tickets will be given on the basis of merit and not just on the basis of caste or religion,' she said

19 Oct 2021 2:39 PM

2017: The end of BJP’s honeymoon period

2017 was thus the year that began with the spell cast by UP, but also the year that ended with the lesson of Gujarat.

31 Dec 2017 1:05 AM

Shivpal Yadav will float front, Mulayam to be its chief

The announcement comes a day after Mulayam Singh Yadav said that sycophants and arrogance were responsible for the defeat.

06 May 2017 12:46 AM

Capital’s crucial civic poll today, BJP stakes high

Opinion polls have so far indicated that the BJP is ahead in the MCD polls.

23 Apr 2017 3:34 AM


Congress woos dalits after poll debacle

Dalits constitute almost 17 per cent of the population in India, excluding schedule tribes.

18 Apr 2017 2:48 AM

How BJP solved Uttar Pradesh caste math

The Muslim-Yadav combination assiduously stuck to the party which had joined hands with the Congress.

09 Apr 2017 2:05 AM

BJP plans new dent in Mayawati’s vote base in UP

Sources said that setting up of these courts headed by additional district and sessions judges will entail a burden of Rs 100 crore.

09 Apr 2017 1:55 AM

After Yogi's elevation as UP CM, RSS says it has no say in selection

BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat, also a RSS pracharak, was elected earlier as the chief minister of Uttarakhand.

19 Mar 2017 1:43 PM

Yogi Adityanath to take oath as UP CM today at 2:15 pm; Modi to attend ceremony

The controversial leader was elected unanimously as the state legislative leader by the party on Saturday at their MLA meet.

19 Mar 2017 8:12 AM


New UP CM to be decided today, swearing in on March 19

The elected chief ministerial candidate will take oath on March 19 at 5:00 pm said party sources.

18 Mar 2017 11:58 AM

60 per cent vote in final phase, Uttar Pradesh waits for D-Day

Polling was largely incident-free except for clashes between SP and BJP supporters in Chandauli district.

09 Mar 2017 6:08 AM

In politics, like in biz, bulk up to beat rivals

The govt’s budget needs to expand by at least one-fourth to accommodate the necessary capital spend.

09 Mar 2017 12:20 AM

UP polls: Mulayam seeks vote for aide, hits out at Modi

Mulayam Singh Yadav was in his old form when he termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as ‘jhoota badshah’ (liar king).

06 Mar 2017 1:33 AM

Bureaucratic weathercock signals Mayawati victory?

According to sources, some top officers have even visited the BSP president’s family in Delhi to ‘convey our wishes’.

05 Mar 2017 7:11 AM


UP polls: Now, PM makes fun of Akhilesh’s power claim

Modi spoke about the development work he has done for Varanasi.

05 Mar 2017 7:05 AM

Campaign’s tone sinks to new lows

It is to be seen if the government attempts to manipulate the data on the table to give the PM a clean chit.

05 Mar 2017 12:59 AM

Wipe-out for SP, BSP and Cong; BJP will win: Modi at UP's Jaunpur rally

Travelling in an SUV, Modi concluded his massive road show by offering prayers at the Kaal Bhairav temple in Varanasi.

04 Mar 2017 3:46 PM

BJP is 'Bharat Jhooth Paathshaala', Modi its principal: Congress

Congress also accused the PM of lowering the dignity of his office and indulging in politics to divide people on religious grounds.

04 Mar 2017 10:19 AM

Assembly polls: 57.03% voter turnout in UP; 84% in Manipur

In UP, the districts where polling is going on are Mau, Gorakhpur, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Deoria, Azamgarh and Ballia.

04 Mar 2017 7:47 AM