UP Polls: No Longer an SP Bastion, Azamgarh May Spring Some Surprises for Akhilesh Yadav

UP Polls: No Longer an SP Bastion, Azamgarh May Spring Some Surprises for Akhilesh Yadav

As Uttar Pradesh elections 2022 approach, one of the seats in the spotlight is Azamgarh. The seat, for long, has been considered a Samajwadi Party bastion, but that is no longer the case. A look at the result trends since the 2009 Lok Sabha elections shows BJP and BSP having made significant gains in Azamgarh. […]

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UP Polls: SP Allots Tickets to At Least 10 More Muslim Candidates in Phase 2, But Silently

UP Polls: SP Allots Tickets to At Least 10 More Muslim Candidates in Phase 2, But Silently

After giving tickets to 13 Muslims in Phase 1 seats in Uttar Pradesh elections 2022, the Samajwadi Party-RLD alliance has ‘silently’ allotted at least 10 more tickets to Muslims for Phase 2 of the polls, but has not officially declared them. Party sources said more Muslims could be allotted tickets in Phase 2 seats. This […]

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'If Priyanka Gandhi Decides to Contest from Raebareli...' Congress Replies to Former MLA Aditi Singh's Challenge

‘If Priyanka Gandhi Decides to Contest from Raebareli…’ Congress Replies to Former MLA Aditi Singh’s Challenge

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will win hands down if she decides to contest Uttar Pradesh elections 2022 from Raebareli (Sadar), the UP Congress said on Sunday in response to former MLA Aditi Singh’s challenge to the grand old party’s state in-charge. In an interview to News18.com, Aditi Singh, who switched over from the Congress to the […]

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Battleground Uttar Pradesh: Will SP Give Rampur Ticket to Azam Khan's Son Abdullah?

Battleground Uttar Pradesh: Will SP Give Rampur Ticket to Azam Khan’s Son Abdullah?

Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has declared Akash Saxena – considered the person behind the first information reports (FIRs) against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, his son Abdullah Azam Khan and wife – as the candidate from Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur, Abdullah Azam Khan is out on bail after spending 23 months in jail. […]

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Exclusive | Raebareli No Longer a Cong Bastion, Says Ex-MLA Aditi Singh, Challenges Priyanka Gandhi to Direct Fight

Exclusive | Raebareli No Longer a Cong Bastion, Says Ex-MLA Aditi Singh, Challenges Priyanka Gandhi to Direct Fight

Months after walking out of the Congress, former Raebareli (Sadar) MLA Aditi Singh is contesting again from the prestigious seat, this time on a BJP ticket, and has dared Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to contest from the seat too. The Rae Bareli assembly seat is part of the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency which is represented […]

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Behind Akhilesh Yadav’s Karhal Candidature: An SP Attempt to Reclaim Entire Yadav Belt

Behind Akhilesh Yadav’s Karhal Candidature: An SP Attempt to Reclaim Entire Yadav Belt

By contesting from Karhal Assembly seat in Mainpuri, the current and long-time Lok Sabha seat of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is trying to secure his party’s fortress of the Yadav belt where the BJP had made inroads. Karhal seat had been with the Samajwadi Party for three decades except […]

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Akhilesh Yadav to Fight UP Polls for the First Time, Will Contest from Stronghold Karhal

Akhilesh Yadav to Fight UP Polls for the First Time, Will Contest from Stronghold Karhal

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election for the first time. The party said that he will fight from fight from Karhal constituency in Mainpuri district. The district has traditionally been a SP stronghold. The Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency has been with the SP for nine consecutive terms. Sitting MP […]

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Ground Report: How Congress Lost Bhatta-Parsaul, Ground Zero of Rahul Gandhi’s First Successful Agitation

Ground Report: How Congress Lost Bhatta-Parsaul, Ground Zero of Rahul Gandhi’s First Successful Agitation

Bhatta Parsaul, an area which came to the limelight after the anti-land acquisition movement in 2011 and led to Rahul Gandhi successfully taking up farmers cause at the national level, doesn’t have a credible Congress challenge anymore. After more than a decade, residents in these twin Uttar Pradesh villages – under Jewar Assembly constituency — […]

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Will Priyanka be Cong's UP CM Face? Leader Sparks Speculation with Her 'Do You See Any Other Contender' Reply

Will Priyanka be Cong’s UP CM Face? Leader Sparks Speculation with Her ‘Do You See Any Other Contender’ Reply

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday released the Congress’ manifesto for the youth of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly elections. (News18) If Priyanka contests next month’s Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, she would be the first Gandhi to do so as MLAs from her family are unheard of. News18.com Last Updated:January 21, 2022, […]

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