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Two BSP MLAs accuse Mayawati of selling tickets for crores

Two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators raised the banner of revolt against the party leadership on Wednesday and accused party chief Mayawati of selling tickets for a price.

BJP women leaders to protest in Lucknow against BSP

Women workers, supporters and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be staging a sit-in and demonstrate in the state capital on Thursday against the alleged objectionable comments made by Bahujan Samaj Party leaders against the wife and daughter of former BJP leader Daya Shankar Singh.

Flood alert sounded in UP districts after rains in Nepal
Flood alert sounded in UP districts after rains in Nepal

A flood alert has been sounded in the Uttar Pradesh districts which border Nepal after rains pounded the Himalayan country in the past 48-hours, an official said on Wednesday.

Woman killed for dowry in Etah; husband, five others booked

A 21-year-old woman was killed allegedly over dowry demand at Aliganj tehsil here following which her husband and five others have been booked, police said today.

Mayawati slur row: Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh spotted in Jharkhand – See pics
Mayawati slur row: Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh spotted in Jharkhand – See pics

A recent picture of expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh, who had made abusive statement against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, has come to the fore.

SP government not following Lohia, women unsafe in UP: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of deviating from the ideals of socialist ideologue Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.

Congress would form govt in UP after 27 years: Sheila​ Dikshit

Congress chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh Sheila Diskhit on Tuesday said Congress would form government after 27 years in the state in the 2017 Assembly elections and BJP would stand fourth in the polls.

PM Narendra Modi posts video message on Facebook; it's MUST WATCH for UP residents
PM Narendra Modi posts video message on Facebook; it's MUST WATCH for UP residents

PM Narendra Modi has posted a video message on his Facebook page.

First Haj flight from Uttar Pradesh to take off on August 10
First Haj flight from Uttar Pradesh to take off on August 10

The first flight from Uttar Pradesh for Haj this year will take off on August 10, officials said on Tuesday. The flights will continue till August 21.

Mayawati slur: Dayashankar Singh moves HC seeking stay on his arrest
Mayawati slur: Dayashankar Singh moves HC seeking stay on his arrest

Criticising her ticket distribution system, Dayashankar Singh had compared Mayawati to a sex worker.

RJD won't fight UP polls; is it a favour by Lalu to 'samdhi' Mulayam?
RJD won't fight UP polls; is it a favour by Lalu to 'samdhi' Mulayam?

RJD president Lalu Prasad Tuesday said his party would not field any candidate in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election and would work in favour of "secular" forces.

Heavy rains lash Uttar Pradesh; thunder showers predicted

 Heavy rains lashed several parts of Uttar Pradesh even as the Met department forecast more rains or thunder showers at many places in the state.

Watch: Fire officials rescue calf after it fell into well in Mirzapur
Watch: Fire officials rescue calf after it fell into well in Mirzapur

A calf was rescued by the fire brigade officials after it fell into a well in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

Southwest monsoon remains normal in Uttar Pradesh

Various places in Uttar Pradesh today received moderate rainfall as southwest monsoon remained normal over eastern part of the state.

Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: Non-bailable warrant issued against Dayashankar Singh
Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: Non-bailable warrant issued against Dayashankar Singh

Dayashankar Singh was the Uttar Pradesh unit vice president of BJP.

Honour killing in Kairana: Youth shot at by father-in-law in for marrying girl against parents' choice

A 25-year-old youth was shot at by his father in-law for marrying his daughter against his choice.

10 school children die in van-train collision in UP's Bhadohi - Know what led to mishap
10 school children die in van-train collision in UP's Bhadohi - Know what led to mishap

At least 10 children were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district on Monday morning as their van was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned crossing, police said.

Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest
Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest

Stepping up attack on BJP, Mayawati alleged that it had "pressurised" the SP government in UP into lodging an FIR against her and was preventing arrest of Dayashankar Singh.

BJP made Dayashankar Singh use foul language against me; SP also involved in conspiracy, alleges Mayawati
BJP made Dayashankar Singh use foul language against me; SP also involved in conspiracy, alleges Mayawati

There seems to be no end in sight to the controversy over Dayashankar Singh's remark against Mayawati.

 REVEALED: Why Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their houses, leave area
REVEALED: Why Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their houses, leave area

A molestation incident in Aligarh's Babri Mandi area has triggered a communal unrest between the two communities.

Will meet Dayashankar's daughter on Sunday: Naik

Naik told reporters that he has received a call from Dayashanker's daughter seeking an appointment with him.

Dayashankar row: How sympathising BSP leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui turns into a 'villain' – READ
Dayashankar row: How sympathising BSP leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui turns into a 'villain' – READ

The row over Dayashankar's comments seemed to be on the back burner for now after Siddiqui allegedly said “Bring Dayashankar’s daughter... Bring ... Bring Dayashankar wife,” to protest against the remarks.

UP: BJP protest for Naseemuddin Siddiqui's arrest, Dayashankar Singh's re-induction

BJP workers in Lucknow attempted to ghearo the Chief Minister's residence and the collectorate office.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav backs Dayashankar's ticket-selling allegation against Mayawati
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav backs Dayashankar's ticket-selling allegation against Mayawati

Akhilesh Yadav, while condemning Dayashankar's slur against Mayawati, takes a dig at BSP and BJP.

Congress sounds UP poll bugle; Sonia, Rahul flag off three-day bus Yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal'
Congress sounds UP poll bugle; Sonia, Rahul flag off three-day bus Yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal'

The Congress Party on Saturday formally launched its Uttar Pradesh Assembly election campaign with party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi flagging off a bus yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal' from the party office in the national capital.

UP assembly elections: Congress plans massive road show, public meeting on July 25
UP assembly elections: Congress plans massive road show, public meeting on July 25

According to Congress Kanpur city unit chief Har Prakash Agnihotri, party leaders Sheila Dikshit, Raj Babbar and Ghulam Nabi Azad are expected to be present on the occasion.

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar's family files FIR against Mayawati after BSP rampage
Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar's family files FIR against Mayawati after BSP rampage

 An FIR was lodged against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and three others by the family of former BJP Vice President Daya Shankar Singh at Hazratganj police station on Friday.

Dayashankar slur row: Now, FIR filed against Mayawati, other BSP leaders
Dayashankar slur row: Now, FIR filed against Mayawati, other BSP leaders

In a twist to the Mayawati slur row, the Uttar Pradesh police on Friday filed an FIR against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief.

My son didn't do anything wrong: Dayashankar Singh's mother

Apologising on her son`s behalf, expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh`s mother on Friday said that he had done no wrong.