EC Must Curb Rising Misuse of Religion in Politics During Polls, Says Mayawati

Except BSP, Other Parties Criminalised Politics, Pushed UP into Jungle Raj: Mayawati

In a tweet in Hindi, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief said that governments of all parties except that of the BSP are guilty of troubling the public. (File photo: PTI) Mayawati also accused her political rivals of keeping the state backward, but continuing with their ‘jumlas’ (tall claims). PTI Lucknow Last Updated:January 25, 2022, […]

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UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed as Code of Conduct Comes into Effect

‘Pink’ Battle in UP: BJP Holds ‘Mahila Chaupal’ and Kirtan at Block, Village Levels to Woo Women Voters

Knowing the importance of women voters for winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for the second consecutive terms, the BJP is holding a ‘Mahila chaupal’ and ‘kirtan’ across the state. The saffron party believes that women voters will play a crucial and decisive role in the polls as they constitute nearly half (46 per cent) […]

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Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: BJP Tells Nadda To Decide Remaining Candidates in 3 States; Saffron Party May Drop 80 MLAs in UP

Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: BJP Tells Nadda To Decide Remaining Candidates in 3 States; Saffron Party May Drop 80 MLAs in UP

Read more So far, the party has announced 165 candidates in Uttar Pradesh, out of a total of 403, and 34 candidates in Punjab, out of a total of 65. The party, on the other hand, has declared candidates for 59 of the 70 seats in Uttarakhand. In Goa, the BJP has announced 34 candidates […]

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Amid Resignations, CM Adityanath Eats at Dalit Household, Targets SP for 'Social Exploitation' Vs 'Social Justice'

Amid Resignations, CM Adityanath Eats at Dalit Household, Targets SP for ‘Social Exploitation’ Vs ‘Social Justice’

Adityanath’s visit to the Dalit family in Gorakhpur came a little before Swami Prasad Maurya, Dara Singh Chauhan and Dharam Singh Saini gathered at the Samajwadi Party office in Lucknow to take up its membership. (Image: Twitter) After having meal at Amritlal Bharti’s home on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Adityanath attacked the previous SP […]

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Educated, With No Criminal Background Vs 'Winnability': RLD, SP's Varying Candidate Criteria for UP Polls

Educated, With No Criminal Background Vs ‘Winnability’: RLD, SP’s Varying Candidate Criteria for UP Polls

The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has chosen educated candidates hailing from the constituency and with no criminal background, while partner the Samajwadi Party picked them on their ‘winnability’ factor as the alliance announced the first list of nominees for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. The alliance of Akhilesh Yadav’s and Jayant Chaudhary’s parties, which was […]

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Samajwadi Party Faces Set Back in UP, as Party Leader Shatarudra Prakash Joins BJP

UP Elections 2022: BJP’s Central Election Committee Meets to Finalise Poll Candidates

The state is scheduled to have seven-phase polls. (File photo: BJP) As many as 58 and 55 seats of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly will face the polls on February 10 and February 14 respectively. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:January 13, 2022, 14:30 IST FOLLOW US ON: The BJP’s Central Election Committee met on Thursday to […]

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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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UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed as Code of Conduct Comes into Effect

UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed as Code of Conduct Comes into Effect

Counting of votes will take place in March, along with four other poll-bound states. (PTI file) The commission on Saturday announced seven-phase voting in the state starting February 10. PTI Lucknow Last Updated:January 09, 2022, 15:14 IST FOLLOW US ON: Authorities have begun removing hoardings and posters put up by political parties across Uttar Pradesh […]

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Samajwadi Party Faces Set Back in UP, as Party Leader Shatarudra Prakash Joins BJP

Samajwadi Party Faces Set Back in UP, as Party Leader Shatarudra Prakash Joins BJP

In a setback to the Samajwadi Party (SP), its MLC and former Uttar Pradesh minister Shatarudra Prakash joined the BJP at the saffron party’s state headquarters here on Friday. A socialist since his student days, Prakash joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s state unit chief Swatantra Dev Singh. Prakash, who joined politics […]

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