Akhilesh Yadav's Chopper Delayed Due to High Air Traffic at Delhi, Say Top Govt Sources

Akhilesh Yadav’s Chopper Delayed Due to High Air Traffic at Delhi, Say Top Govt Sources

Hours after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav alleged that his helicopter was briefly stopped from flying from Delhi to Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar as part of a “conspiracy” by the ruling BJP, top government sources said that there was no deliberate attempt to delay his chopper and it was a result of high air traffic in […]

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Indian Politics in 2022: 12 Stories on What to Expect Halfway Through to 2024 Showdown

EC Announces Two-Phase Biennial Polls for UP Legislative Council Local Authorities Seats

The counting will take place on March 12. (File photo/Reuters) In phase one, 29 constituencies and in phase two, six constituencies will go for polls. News18.com New Delhi Last Updated:January 28, 2022, 21:28 IST FOLLOW US ON: Amid the ongoing battle between the political parties for upcoming UP assembly polls, the Election Commission of India […]

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UP Elections: Rampur MP Azam Khan Files Nomination From Jail, Son Azam to Contest from Suar

UP Elections: Rampur MP Azam Khan Files Nomination From Jail, Son Azam to Contest from Suar

Mohammad Azam Khan, the Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur, who is lodged in Sitapur Jail has completed his nomination process from inside the jail on Wednesday. The court has allowed him to contest elections from jail. Giving more information on the issue, jail officer RS Yadav has said that according to the order, the returning […]

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Dozens Join BJP in Jammu, J-K Party Chief Says it Shows Public Support for Party

I’m Very Much a BJP Worker, Says Party MP and Daughter of UP Minister Who Joined SP

Talking to reporters, Sanghamitra Maurya exuded confidence that the BJP will win all six assembly seats of the Budaun district. (Image: PTI/File) Polling in Budaun and other neighbouring assembly seats will be held in the second phase of elections on February 14. PTI Budaun Last Updated:January 25, 2022, 19:21 IST FOLLOW US ON: Budaun’s BJP […]

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UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: Former CM Harish Rawat, New Joinee Harak Not in U'khand Cong’s 1st Candidate List; UP EC Transfers DMs, SPs

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: Former CM Harish Rawat, New Joinee Harak Not in U’khand Cong’s 1st Candidate List; UP EC Transfers DMs, SPs

Read more party only on Friday, did not figure in the first candidate list of the party. Harish Rawat had unsuccessfully contested the Haridwar-Rural and Kichcha assembly seats in the 2017 assembly polls. Yashpal Arya, a former Speaker in the state assembly, who had recently joined the Congress after quitting the BJP, has been fielded […]

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Sops for Votes: From Electricity to Financial Aid to Jobs, Parties Dish Out 'Freebies' Ahead of Assembly Polls

UP’s High Vaccination Speed Prompts EC to Relax Curbs on Rallies for Phase 1 & 2; Parties Say ‘Omicron Not Severe’

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday allowed small physical rallies of up to 500 people from January 28 for phase 1 seats and from February 1 for phase 2 seats, given the high speed of Covid-19 vaccinations carried out in Uttar Pradesh in the last two weeks and high vaccine coverage in Goa […]

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UP Polls: BJP's Virtual Meeting With Dalit Community Disrupted Due to 'Congress Zindabad' Slogans

UP Polls: BJP’s Virtual Meeting With Dalit Community Disrupted Due to ‘Congress Zindabad’ Slogans

Uttar Pradesh will have elections in seven phases on February 10, 14, 20, 23 and 27; and then on March 3 and 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10. (File photo/News18) The ‘Samajik Samvad’ initiative was launched by the BJP in November last year to reach out to the middle class […]

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Assembly Polls in J&K After Delimitation; Statehood to Be Restored Once Situation Normal, Says Amit Shah

UP Polls: Shah Meets Exodus-affected Families in Kairana, Says ‘BJP Govt is A Must to End Appeasement’

Putting into the spotlight the issue of alleged exodus of Hindus from Kairana before 2017, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday visited the affected families who have since returned here as he began his door-to-door election campaign in western Uttar Pradesh. Asserting that the people of Kairana were no longer living in fear, Shah […]

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Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: Top BJP Leaders in West UP Today, Amit Shah to Campaign in Kairana, Nadda in Amroha, Bijnor

Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: Top BJP Leaders in West UP Today, Amit Shah to Campaign in Kairana, Nadda in Amroha, Bijnor

Read more is playing a key role in the party’s campaign in the politically crucial state, will also hold a meeting with party workers in Shamli and Baghpat, sources said, adding that he will later have an interaction with eminent citizens in Meerut. Shah’s choice of Kairana is significant as BJP leaders had alleged in […]

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SP-RLD, BSP Muslim Candidate Count in West UP A Repeat of 2017; Direct Fight May Help BJP Again

SP-RLD, BSP Muslim Candidate Count in West UP A Repeat of 2017; Direct Fight May Help BJP Again

In an action replay of the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, 13 Muslim candidates from the Samajwadi Party-Rashtriya Lok Dal (SP-RLD) alliance and 17 from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will contest for the 58 seats in the Phase 1 of February 10 election in West UP where the Muslim population is on the higher […]

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