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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

Mega rallies of PM, Rahul, Akhilesh, Mayawati in Varanasi; admin on its toes

In what is likely to cause jitters to admin and affect traffic is that the PM's tour will be coinciding with Gandhi and Yadav’s road show.

03 Mar 2017 2:47 PM

Modi ji strikes deal with Ganga maa, says Rahul in Varanasi

If Congress-SP alliance forms government in UP, it will give Rs 20 lakh to youths for starting their own business, says Rahul.

03 Mar 2017 10:53 AM


UP polls: BJP for Election Commission check on burqa-clad voters

UP has witnessed high voter turnout this time and women voters, especially from the minority community.

03 Mar 2017 6:47 AM

Will Muslim vote split help BJP to win UP?

Caste identity and in some contexts religious identity is shaping the choices of voters in UP.

03 Mar 2017 6:31 AM

Sixth phase campaign ends in UP, rebels worry SP

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has influence in Gorakhpur and some other districts in this phase.

03 Mar 2017 1:58 AM

UP polls: How cremation ground led to downfall of a don

Rajesh Tripathi, a minister in the Mayawati govt, left the BSP a few months ago to join the BJP.

03 Mar 2017 12:25 AM

Fruit war: Congress says PM lied, misquoted Rahul Gandhi

In order to set the record straight, the Congress released a video it called Jhooth ka Juice (the Juice of lies).

03 Mar 2017 12:17 AM


BJP has clinched UP, last leg a bonus, says Modi

The PM referred to a UP government website, which, according to him, states that “life in UP is short and uncertain.

02 Mar 2017 12:47 AM

New party puts focus on caste seeking SC tag

Dhananjay Singh, former BSP MP, is contesting Malhani Assembly seat in Jaunpur as a NISHAD candidate.

01 Mar 2017 7:07 AM

UP polls: In crisis, Dimple turns SP’s star vote-catcher

When the alliance with the Congress was formalized, Akhilesh realized that he had no campaigners left in the party.

01 Mar 2017 3:57 AM

UP polls: PM Modi turns ‘Katappa’ for ‘bahubalis’

Mau, incidentally, is the stronghold of mafia don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari who is contesting the seat on a BSP ticket.

28 Feb 2017 3:21 AM

Sonia Gandhi visits Ganga Ram Hospital for routine checkup

Sonia Gandhi has not been keeping good health and has not addressed any election campaign in Uttar Pradesh.

28 Feb 2017 2:26 AM