Demand for division of Uttar Pradesh loses steam in 2017 Assembly polls

Demand for division of Uttar Pradesh loses steam in 2017 Assembly polls

Once a hot issue to lure voters, division of Uttar Pradesh no longer finds favour with key political parties this time round.

Feb 09, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Congress releases list of 11 more candidates for UP polls

The Congress on Saturday released another list of 11 party candidates for the seven-phase state assembly elections to be held from February 11 to March 8.

Feb 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Nitish Kumar to be chief guest at Delhi government's event today

Nitish Kumar to be chief guest at Delhi government's event today

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the chief guest at 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' programme being organised by the Delhi government on Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

Hopeful of BJP winning 185 seats in Bihar polls: Buxar MP

BJP Buxar MP Ashwini Kumar Chaubey said on Wednesday he is hopeful that his party would get 185 of Bihar's 243 seats in Assembly polls later this year.

Jul 16, 2015, 07:59 AM IST

Railways to focus on Poorvanchal region: Govt

Railways will carry out several development works in the Poorvanchal region (Eastern Uttar Pradesh) including upgrading of railway stations and introducing new trains, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

BJP buoyed by prediction of over 40 seats in Delhi polls: Reports

A survey conducted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shown that it will gain massively in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, reports said.

Nov 08, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Congress MP for formation of Poorvanchal

A day after the Congress Working Committee endorsed creation of separate Telangana, a Congress MP on Wednesday batted for formation of Poorvanchal to be carved out of Uttar Pradesh.

Jul 31, 2013, 18:46 PM IST

Mayawati wants UP divided into four new states

Mayawati said that the state should be divided into four new four states – Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh Pradesh and Paschim Pradesh.

Nov 15, 2011, 12:40 PM IST

Congress seeks to regain lost bastion of Poorvanchal

With an eye on Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections due next year, Congress Wednesday launched an exercise to reclaim the politically crucial Poorvanchal region holding political rivals responsible for the problems plaguing the area.

May 19, 2011, 00:30 AM IST

Amar to BJP: Clarify stand on Poorvanchal

Accusing the BJP of doublespeak on the creation of a separate Poorvanchal state, expelled SP leader Amar Singh asked it to clarify its stand on the issue.

Jan 17, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

Rajnath Singh opposes separate Poorvanchal

Opposing the creation of a
separate Poorvanchal state, senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh
on Tuesday said that carving out of a new state would not remove
backwardness of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Mar 23, 2010, 20:57 PM IST

Poorvanchal state: Congress, BJP lash out at Mayawati

Congress and BJP on Sunday lashed out
at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for writing a fresh
letter to the Prime Minister in support of a separate
Poorvanchal state.

Dec 13, 2009, 19:17 PM IST