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  India   Politics  19 Feb 2017

India, Politics, 19 Feb 2017

UP elections: 61.16% voter turnout recorded in third phase

As many as 69 Assembly constituencies in the Yadav heartland went to the polls in this phase.

19 Feb 2017 7:05 PM

Maha CM Fadnavis hints at cabinet reshuffle after BMC polls

'The ministers who fail to improve BJP's performance in their respective districts, will be relieved from the ministry,' he said.

19 Feb 2017 5:09 PM

UP: SP faces competition for Assembly seats

SP has given ticket to Anurag Yadav, cousin of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.

19 Feb 2017 5:01 PM

Goonda raj prevailing in UP, police stations have become SP office: Modi at poll rally

The Prime Minister also took a dig at Akhilesh Yadav and said that the SP chief has 'accepted that he has lost the game'.

19 Feb 2017 4:56 PM

UP polls 3rd phase: Home minister Rajnath Singh casts his vote

The Union Home Minister also urged voters to cast their votes and encourage others to exercise their franchise.

19 Feb 2017 4:33 PM

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SP govt confident of win, says Mulayam Singh

Mulayam Singh cited the party’s support for the poor and the neglected to garner votes.

19 Feb 2017 3:54 PM

Assam lawmaker's 'sex tape' goes viral on social media

While the party chose not to react, the MLA has denied the allegation claiming that this was part of a conspiracy.

19 Feb 2017 2:23 PM

UP polls 2017: 61.16% polling recorded in third phase

The next four phases of polling will be held on February 23, 27 and on March 4 and 8. Counting of votes will take place on March 11.

19 Feb 2017 11:20 AM

Voting begins in phase III of UP polls, SP confidant of victory

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's Lok Sabha constituency Lucknow, and SP strongholds Kannauj, Mainpuri and Etawah, figure in this round.

19 Feb 2017 9:08 AM

Rahul took cycle ride after khaat sabha flop, says Rajnath Singh

The bicycle is the poll symbol of Samajwadi Party. The Congress and the SP recently entered into an alliance in UP.

19 Feb 2017 5:01 AM

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MK Stalin arrested, vows stir will go on

The DMK president immediately rushed to Marina and sat in protest along with his colleagues.

19 Feb 2017 4:17 AM

Kalikho Pul suicide note points to big scam

On Page 11, he wrote that the rights for making electricity from rivers were sold off at a rate of Rs 30 lakh per mega watt.

19 Feb 2017 3:53 AM

Tamil Nadu Governor to release booklet on Jayalalithaa illness aftermath

The booklet ends with the circumstances leading to Rao inviting Palanisami to form government.

19 Feb 2017 3:17 AM

Two SP rebels campaign to defeat Akhilesh Yadav in Assembly polls

Jheen Babu is a four-term sitting MLA from Sevta while Rampal Yadav is the SP MLA from Mehmoodabad.

19 Feb 2017 2:52 AM

BJP targets Priyanka Gandhi for her ‘UP son’ jibe at Modi

Priyanka Gandhi had said UP does not need an “adopted son” because it has its own sons.

19 Feb 2017 2:34 AM

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Legislators betrayed Amma, says Panneerselvam

The Palanisami government won the confidence vote in the state Assembly by a comfortable 122-11 margin after high drama and bedlam in the House.

19 Feb 2017 2:00 AM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister wins amid ruckus

The ruckus began after the Speaker turned down the Opposition’s request for either a secret ballot or postponement of the vote.

19 Feb 2017 1:44 AM

BJP at risk in Uttar Pradesh with no CM face?

Feedback from the first and second phases of polling suggests that as there is no “major issue” to consolidate behind the BJP.

19 Feb 2017 1:35 AM

MLAs huddle at resort, Neiphiu Rio set to take over as Naga CM

Top Naga groups have opposed the reservation, saying it is against their tradition and violates their constitutional rights.

19 Feb 2017 1:28 AM

All eyes on Uttar Pradesh’s prestige seats in third phase poll

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have been leading the saffron brigade’s campaign.

19 Feb 2017 1:22 AM

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