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India, Politics, 28 Jan 2017

UP: 2 BJP workers attempt self-immolation over election ticket distribution

Unhappy over ticket allotment, BJP workers from Ghazipur allegedly sprinkled kerosene to set themselves afire but were stopped by people.

28 Jan 2017 8:52 PM

Sisodia seeks details of Centre's social media campaigns

The Deputy CM sought details of social media campaigns for 'Make in India', 'Narendra Modi app', 'Startup India' and 'Digital India'.

28 Jan 2017 8:14 PM

Cong says it will contest all 10 seats in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Fielding of candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli was one of the issues of contention between Congress and SP amid talks of an alliance.

28 Jan 2017 7:49 PM

SAD-BJP's agenda is peace, Congress' 'divide and rule': Badal

Urging the electorate to vote for his party, Badal said bringing the SAD-BJP alliance back to power will secure the state's interests.

28 Jan 2017 7:03 PM

Highlights of BJP manifesto for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

Manifesto named 'Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra' (Pledge for People's Welfare) promises free education, laptops and LPG connection in every home.

28 Jan 2017 6:01 PM


Rahul calls Sukhbir Badal 'symbol of corruption', attacks Modi

Notably, Jalalabad Assembly constituency will witness a high-profile contest, with 2 MP of rival parties contesting to take on Badals.

28 Jan 2017 5:32 PM

Unity is cornerstone of India's strength: Prime Minister at NCC Rally

Modi also exhorted youngsters at the rally to download the BHIM app and contribute to a cashless economy.

28 Jan 2017 5:01 PM

Modi was in a hurry to implement note ban, none consulted: Cong

Only a small number of Jan Dhan accounts could have been used for money laundering, he said.

28 Jan 2017 4:51 PM

'UP ko yeh saath pasand hai': Akhilesh, Rahul to set out for joint campaign

A joint poster with the slogan 'UP ko yeh saath pasand hai' having the pictures of both Rahul and Akhilesh will be released.

28 Jan 2017 4:45 PM

Freedom of expression to take nation forward: Javadekar at Lit Fest

Prakash Javadekar also called upon writers "to create a bridge" with the readers and promote reading habits.

28 Jan 2017 4:30 PM


UP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises free education, laptops and internet

Amit Shah said if their government comes into power, they would ban all illegal slaughter houses.

28 Jan 2017 3:32 PM

Behan Ji Ko Aane Do: BSP's launches slogan ahead of UP polls

The party chief is called 'Behan Ji' (elder sister) by fellow party followers and supporters as a sign of respect.

28 Jan 2017 3:29 PM

Punjab polls: Kejriwal reiterates promise to send Majithia to jail by Apr 15

Tearing into Badal family, he said now time has come for them to face the consequences of the menace they had conferred upon Punjab.

28 Jan 2017 12:50 PM

Demonetisation was a 'hoax, it will not kill back money: Cong

Congress criticised the Centre for not knowing the printing capacity to churn out new currency notes to cater to the demands of the people.

28 Jan 2017 11:12 AM

BJP sends notice to Maya over Mukhtar Ansari's entry into BSP

Ansari, who is currently lodged in Lucknow jail, was the prime accused in the Krishnanand Rai murder case.

28 Jan 2017 10:11 AM


On camera, candidate from Agra admits entering politics ‘only for money’

‘My only reason for entering politics is money, I'll fool people,’ the candidate said.

28 Jan 2017 9:30 AM

PM’s talk all lies, is backing corrupt Badals: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi began his three-day election tour to the poll-bound state by addressing his first public meeting.

28 Jan 2017 3:20 AM

UP Polls: Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav to pull crowd together

Joint press meet likely on Sunday to send strong message of unity after SP-Congress pact.

28 Jan 2017 2:26 AM

After CM push, Congress gives seat to Uttarakhand alliance

The state Congress said the matter will be resolved soon since the deadline to withdraw names is still some time away.

28 Jan 2017 2:25 AM

The good doctor of Meerut eyes fifth term

As president of UP BJP, Dr Bajpai was often seen in Lucknow, riding his scooter with his security guard sitting pillion.

28 Jan 2017 2:25 AM