BJP distances itself from `love jihad` controversy as UP executive meet for second day today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday distanced itself from the controversial issue of `love jihad` and denied having it as part of its agenda for discussion during the two-day state executive council meet in Mathura.

BJP meet to discuss `love jihad`, action plan for UP polls today

Bharatiya Janata Party`s council meeting will begin in Mathura on Saturday in which the party is likely to discuss the issue of `love jihad` in the state.

Lok Sabha polls: 55.56% polling recorded in Uttar Pradesh

Around 55.56 percent voters cast their votes in the fifth phase of elections on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh.

LS polls: Voting goes off peacefully in Allahabad, Phulpur

Voting went off peacefully in the twin Lok Sabha constituencies of Allahabad and Phulpur on Wednesday.

Rajnath Singh votes, hopes for Lucknow poll win

Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh cast his vote here on Wednesday, and said that he is hopeful about winning this Lok Sabha seat.

Campaigning for 11 Lok Sabha seats ends in UP

Campaigning for 11 Lok Sabha seats going to polls on April 17 in the second phase in Uttar Pradesh ended this evening.

Lok Sabha polls: 11 UP seats to see polling Thursday

Eleven parliamentary constituencies go to the polls Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, where a bitter contest is on among major contenders to win the maximum number of its 80 Lok Sabha seats.

BJP shines in UP local body polls

The BJP swept urban local body elections in UP winning 10 of 12 mayoral posts in municipal corporations with Congress failing to open its account.

Stray incidents in UP polls, 51 pc turnout

Amidst stray incidents, nearly 51 pc votes were polled in the fourth and last phase of three-tier urban local body elections in 17 districts of UP.

UP polls: Antony report blames poor organisation

The Committee, has, however, avoided any critical asessment of Rahul Gandhi`s role, who had undertaken a vigorous campaign.

BJP forms committee to find causes behind defeat

After receiving a drubbing in the UP Assembly polls, the BJP on Wednesday constituted a committee to introspect the causes behind defeat.

Maya`s wealth jumps 25% to Rs 111 crore in 2 years

BSP supremo Mayawati may have lost
the Assembly elections in UP but the defeated CM`s wealth as declared has jumped to Rs 111 crore.

NDA takes dig at Cong for poor performance in UP

NDA on Monday ridiculed the
Congress for poor performance in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

Post UP, WB Congress softens stand on Trinamool

After its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress appears to be softening its stand towards ally Trinamool Congress.

Romney encourages rivals to fold; no way, they say

His delegate lead growing, Mitt Romney gently nudged his Republican opponents toward the sidelines on Wednesday.

Amar congratulates SP leader for sweeping UP polls

Congratulating Mulayam Singh Yadav
for sweeping UP Assembly polls, his former confidant Amar
Singh on Wednesday said the electorate preferred SP`s "immediate"
relief like unemployment allowance.

SP will take UP backwards: Mayawati

A day after being dethroned in Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday alleged the Samajwadi Party would take the state backwards.

Maya submits resignation to Governor

A day after being dethroned from power in Uttar Pradesh, BSP leader Mayawati on Wednesday met state Governor BL Joshi and submitted her resignation.

Amar`s Lok Manch faces rout in UP polls

Rashtriya Lok Manch, the party
floated by Amar Singh drew a blank in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Journalists safe in Jhansi: CEC

Some mediamen were trapped in a room after SP supporters
clashed with them and damaged the equipment of some cameramen.

Amar Singh`s Lok Manch faces rout in UP polls

Singh had fielded 360 candidates across UP of his
year-old party and had campaigned hard with Jaya Prada.

UP polls: Boy killed in celebratory firing

SP leader Akhilesh Yadav condemned the violence and assured that action will be taken against all those who have taken law into their hands.

After Beni, EC lets off Mishra with a warning

The EC let off BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra with a warning for seeking votes of Dalit Brahmin families on the ground of caste and closed the model code of conduct violation
case against him.

‘Congress to sit in Opposition if no majority’

Congress on Monday virtually
snubbed Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma making it clear that
it will sit in the Opposition in Uttar Pradesh if it does not
not get majority.

We will play crucial role in govt formation: Cong

Congress claimed it will play a crucial role in formation of the next government in Uttar Pradesh.

Beni favours BSP over SP, stumps Congress

With exit polls predicting a hung Assembly in UP, Beni Prasad Verma on Sunday caused a flutter in the party by favouring a tie-up with Mayawati`s BSP.

‘Exit poll prediction doesn’t give real picture’

Congress general secretary Digvijay
Singh said he did not believe the exit poll prediction that his party would win less than 40 seats in UP.

Cong would get at least 100 seats in UP: Digvijay

Congress General Secretary Digvijay
Singh said that he did not believe the exit polls` prediction in Congress in UP.

Cong not on strong footing in UP: Poll trends

Congress is not exactly on a strong footing in Uttar Pradesh, assessments and trends after the just concluded Assembly polls indicate.

UP, Goa break voter turnout records

A highest ever voter turnout
marked the staggered Assembly elections in five states which
ended on Saturday.