To Prevent Vote Consolidation Against BJP, RSS-linked Muslim Rashtriya Manch Makes 'Brighter Future' Pitch in UP

To Prevent Vote Consolidation Against BJP, RSS-linked Muslim Rashtriya Manch Makes ‘Brighter Future’ Pitch in UP

Consider welfare schemes for Muslims by Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath governments, leave behind 70 years of “bonded slavery” by other parties, and look beyond being seen as vote banks: this is the appeal made by the Muslim Rashtriya Manch to mobilise Muslims in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to vote for the BJP. An organisation associated […]

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Akhilesh Takes Dig at Yogi, Says 'Wickets Tumbling in BJP, Looks Like Baba CM has Dropped a Catch'

Akhilesh Takes Dig at Yogi, Says ‘Wickets Tumbling in BJP, Looks Like Baba CM has Dropped a Catch’

Taking a dig at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, while welcoming BJP rebels into the party fold, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said, “Wickets are falling continuously in the BJP. It looks like our Baba chief minister does not know how to play cricket, he has missed the catch.” With less than a month […]

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UP Polls: BJP's OBC Morcha Steps in to Counter Impact of Sudden Exits by Significant Non-Yadav Faces

UP Polls: BJP’s OBC Morcha Steps in to Counter Impact of Sudden Exits by Significant Non-Yadav Faces

The BJP has decided to use its OBC morcha to counter the possible negative impact of desertions by backward caste leaders in Uttar Pradesh. The morcha has been tasked with reaching out to leaders of the OBC community at the local level and raising awareness on welfare measures implemented by the Narendra Modi and Yogi […]

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UP Elections 2022: Third Minister Quits Yogi Cabinet, OBC Leader Dharam Singh Saini Likely to Join SP

UP Elections 2022: Third Minister Quits Yogi Cabinet, OBC Leader Dharam Singh Saini Likely to Join SP

The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh was dealt another blow on Thursday as the third minister from the state cabinet quit the BJP. Backward caste leader Dharam Singh Saini, who had earlier denied that he was leaving the party, is likely to join the Samajwadi Party. Saini is the third cabinet minister and eighth […]

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Tale of 2 Deputy CMs: BJP Likely to Field OBC Face Maurya from Sirathu, Brahmin Face Sharma from Lucknow

Tale of 2 Deputy CMs: BJP Likely to Field OBC Face Maurya from Sirathu, Brahmin Face Sharma from Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya is likely to contest from his traditional seat Sirathu in the upcoming assembly elections. The contest of the OBC face in the BJP is crucial at a time when several leaders from the community have deserted the party over the past several days. Sirathu assembly is in […]

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'Swami Prasad Maurya Never Raised Concerns About UP Govt Overlooking OBCs, Dalits': BJP Leader on Exit

‘Swami Prasad Maurya Never Raised Concerns About UP Govt Overlooking OBCs, Dalits’: BJP Leader on Exit

Cabinet colleague of former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya, senior BJP leader Sidharth Nath Singh told CNN-News18 that those who did not work and expected things to happen in the last minute, also understood whether they will get a ticket. “So, accordingly, they try to play the card and some of them have left because […]

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UP Polls: In Switchover Season, CM Yogi’s '80 Vs 20' Claim Being Challenged by SP's 'Caste Coalition'

UP Polls: In Switchover Season, CM Yogi’s ’80 Vs 20′ Claim Being Challenged by SP’s ‘Caste Coalition’

‘Tis the season of jumping ships in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly elections. As the BJP top brass deliberates over tickets in Delhi, four of their MLAs in Lucknow are said to have quit the party to join the Samajwadi Party though the former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya claimed he was yet to […]

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Don’t Want to Talk About Old Issues, Main Aim to Make Akhilesh UP CM, Says Shivpal Yadav

Don’t Want to Talk About Old Issues, Main Aim to Make Akhilesh UP CM, Says Shivpal Yadav

The younger brother of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav has claimed that his nephew Akhilesh Yadav is much more mature now, and that his only aim was to make him the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Shivpal also said there was no infighting in the party or family and he wanted […]

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Akhilesh, Jayant Singh Meet as Polls Inch Closer, Discuss Seat Sharing, Jat-Muslim Combination in Western UP

Akhilesh, Jayant Singh Meet as Polls Inch Closer, Discuss Seat Sharing, Jat-Muslim Combination in Western UP

Sharing the same photograph, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Chaudhary Jayant Singh announced details about their meeting on Twitter. (Image: @Akhilesh Yadav/Twitter) Sources said the SP might give 30 to 32 seats to the RLD, of which five to seven may have an SP candidate contesting on the RLD symbol. News18.com Last Updated:January […]

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If Voted to Power, 300 Units of Electricity Free for All, Power for Irrigation Free for Farmers, Says Akhilesh

If Voted to Power, 300 Units of Electricity Free for All, Power for Irrigation Free for Farmers, Says Akhilesh

In the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has announced that if voted to power, all households will get 300 units of electricity for free, while farmers will get free power for irrigation. The former chief minister made this announcement on Saturday while addressing SP workers who had come […]

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