PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Rani Lakshmibai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai, the fiery queen of Jhansi, on her 186th birth anniversary.

Eight IAS officers transferred in UP

In a reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred eight IAS officers, an official spokesman said here.

NHRC notices to Jhansi authorities over torture of Dalit youth

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the district authorities of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged torture of a Dalit youth who was "thrashed and forced to eat human excreta".

Six UP medical colleges to be super-speciality centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, Union Health Ministry officials said on Monday.

Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty.

Farmer suicides, poor development top poll issues in Bundelkhand

A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.

Chouhan to campaign in Lucknow, Jhansi, Telangana

After the completion of polling in his home state Madhya Pradesh, BJP has deputed the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for campaigning in Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

Rahul is funnier than comedian Kapil Sharma: Modi

Ridiculing Rahul Gandhi`s allegations against him, Narendra Modi on Sunday said his remarks were comical and the Congress leader could soon force stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma to "shut his shop".

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to campaign in Lucknow, Jhansi, Telangana

After the completion of polling in his home state Madhya Pradesh, BJP has deputed the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for campaigning in Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

Ramdev courts trouble, seeks votes for Uma Bharti at yoga camp

Overlooking the directive by the Election Commission, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has sought votes for Bharatiya Janata Party`s candidate from Uttar Pradesh`s Jhansi constituency, Uma Bharti.

Uma Bharti faces cases of rioting, causing enmity between groups

Charges of rioting and promoting enmity between different groups in Ayodhya are among the 13 cases pending against firebrand BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, the party`s candidate for this Lok Sabha seat.

By concealing wife`s name Modi has committed criminal act: Jain

Union minister and Congress nominee from Jhansi Pradeep Jain Aditya on Saturday alleged that by concealing the name of his wife BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has committed "a criminal act".

Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre.

LS polls: Was willing to contest from Rae Bareli, says Uma Bharti

A day after BJP fielded lawyer Ajay Agarwal from Rae Bareli, party leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday said she was willing to contest against Sonia Gandhi.

Uma Bharti sticks to `Modi not a good orator` remark, admits he is popular

A day after stirring a controversy by questioning the oratory skills of her party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, outspoken BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday reiterated that the Gujarat Chief Minister is a popular leader but not a very good orator.

Narendra Modi not a good orator: Uma Bharti

Narendra Modi is "not a good orator" and people go to his rallies to show support rather than listen to him, outspoken BJP leader Uma Bharti said on Monday.

BJP says Uma Bharti won`t contest against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli

Ending speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced that Uma Bharti will not be fielded against Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency.

Thanks, but can`t leave Jhansi: Uma Bharti

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti thanked yoga guru Ramdev and BJP president Rajnath Singh for offering her to contest from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency against Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

One held for shooting BJP leader, family in UP

A man was arrested Monday over the killings of a Madhya Pradesh-based BJP leader and three of his family members in Jhansi Sunday, officials said.

Lok Saha elections a matter of my honour: Mulayam

Stressing his desire to contest for the Prime Minister`s post, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said the upcoming Lok Sabha elections were "a matter of honour" for him, and asked the people to give the party a majority in the elections.