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'BJP gaining in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections after Hindutva introduced in campaign'
'BJP gaining in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections after Hindutva introduced in campaign'

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has claimed that BJP is now gaining in UP Assembly Elections after Hindutva introduced in the party campaign.

Amit Shah appeals to Uttar Pradesh voters to get rid of 'KASAB' in Assembly polls
Amit Shah appeals to Uttar Pradesh voters to get rid of 'KASAB' in Assembly polls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday appealed to the electorate of Uttar Pradesh to get mukti from 'Kasab' for the betterment of the state.

Couple shot at in attempted honour killing

In an attempted case of honour killing, a couple were shot at and seriously injured in Shamli district on Wednesday.

Decks ready for phase-IV polls in 53 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats

The fourth phase polling in Uttar Pradesh will be held tomorrow in 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli.

Sonia Gandhi questions PM Narendra Modi's 'achhe din' in 'personal' letter, mum on SP-Congress alliance in UP
Sonia Gandhi questions PM Narendra Modi's 'achhe din' in 'personal' letter, mum on SP-Congress alliance in UP

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written a personal letter to the people of her Lok Sabha constituency – Raebareli – explaining reasons for her absence from campaigning in the poll-bound state of Uttar Pradesh.

Minister dismisses Lalu's demand for probe into Atal's health
Minister dismisses Lalu's demand for probe into Atal's health

Lalu Prasad is not taken seriously by anyone, Union minister Radha Mohan Singh said today, rejecting the RJD supremo's demand to probe the health condition of former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee.

Modi targeted as he is from poor family: Uma Bharti
Modi targeted as he is from poor family: Uma Bharti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being targeted as he comes from a poor family, Union minister Uma Bharti said today and lashed out at the political rivals for accusing him of being "intolerant".

SP-Congress alliance falling apart? UP govt minister admits bickering over Akhilesh-Rahul's 'dosti'
SP-Congress alliance falling apart? UP govt minister admits bickering over Akhilesh-Rahul's 'dosti'

Midway through the seven-round polls, cracks seem to have appeared in the much-talked about Samajwadi Party and Congress alliance even as most senior party leaders remain tight-lipped and refused to divulge anything. 

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 53 seats to go to polls on Thursday
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 53 seats to go to polls on Thursday

Fifty-three constituencies will see polling on Thursday in the fourth phase of staggered assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

When namesakes haunted 'Netaji' Mulayam Singh Yadav on home turf

A 'Mulayam Singh Yadav' emerges each election season in Uttar Pradesh and once even forced 'Netaji' to suffix his father's name to assert his real electoral identity.

Samajwadi Party family feud forced alliance with Congress: Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party family feud forced alliance with Congress: Akhilesh Yadav

If reports are to be believed, a state of incompatibility or disagreement seems to have surfaced in the Samajwadi Party-Congress grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh. 

Campaigning for UP's fourth phase polling on Feb 23 ends

Campaigning in elections for 53 assembly seats from 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which will go balloting in the fourth phase on February 23, ended on Tuesday evening.

UP polls: Flouting SC verdict, BSP chief Mayawati seeks Muslim votes
UP polls: Flouting SC verdict, BSP chief Mayawati seeks Muslim votes

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday warned the Muslim electors in Uttar Pradesh against voting for the Samajwadi Party.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes a dig at Akhilesh, says 'agar kaam bolta to cycle haath kyun pakadti'
Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes a dig at Akhilesh, says 'agar kaam bolta to cycle haath kyun pakadti'

BJP and Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party have repeatedly termed the Samajwadi Party-Congress grouping as an opportunistic alliance.

Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkey' jibe: Venkaiah Naidu advises UP CM to use 'people's language'
Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkey' jibe: Venkaiah Naidu advises UP CM to use 'people's language'

Slamming Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his `donkeys of Gujarat` jibe, Union Minister for Information and broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister of using peoples` language.

Uttar Pradesh polls: Offensive personal jibes dominate campaign for phase-IV

Modi, Akhilesh and Mayawati were among the host of leaders who made a beeline to backward and water-scarce Bundelkhand region, which also figures in phase-IV of polling.  

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav, Amit Shah hold road shows

Hundreds and thousands on Tuesday joined the roadshow of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday. BJP President Amit Shah also staged a show of strength in the same city.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Campaigning for fourth phase polling on Feb 23 ends
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Campaigning for fourth phase polling on Feb 23 ends

Campaigning in elections for 53 assembly seats from 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which will go balloting in the fourth phase on February 23, ended on Tuesday evening.

Allahabad High Court seeks response from Akhilesh Yadav government on alleged Rs 100-crore scam
Allahabad High Court seeks response from Akhilesh Yadav government on alleged Rs 100-crore scam

In a fresh trouble for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought response from the state government on a public suit that alleges a Rs 100-crore scam in the Samajwadi Ambulance Service, a dream project of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Akhilesh Yadav-Rahul Gandhi's stage collapses as duo holds roadshow in Allahabad - WATCH
Akhilesh Yadav-Rahul Gandhi's stage collapses as duo holds roadshow in Allahabad - WATCH

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's stage collapsed on Tuesday in Allahabad.

Amar Singh makes explosive claim, says Mulayam scripted Samajwadi Party family feud to help Akhilesh
Amar Singh makes explosive claim, says Mulayam scripted Samajwadi Party family feud to help Akhilesh

Amar Singh's charge against the Yadav family can badly hit the polls prospects of the SP polling for four phases are yet to be held in the ongoing high-voltage elections.

#GujaratKeGadhe trends on Twitter; Akhilesh called 'frustrated', 'disturbed' for 'donkey' jibe at PM Modi
#GujaratKeGadhe trends on Twitter; Akhilesh called 'frustrated', 'disturbed' for 'donkey' jibe at PM Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has slammed Samajwadui Party national president Akhilesh Yadav for his remarks on the Gujarat tourism advertisement starring Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

SC junks plea against UP government's pension scheme

The Supreme Court on Monday junked a plea challenging the Akhilesh Yadav government's 'Samajwadi' pension scheme for the poor in Uttar Pradesh.

UP polls: Sonia Gandhi not in Rae Bareli campaign schedule
UP polls: Sonia Gandhi not in Rae Bareli campaign schedule

Sonia Gandhi didn't figure in the party's campaign schedule for Tuesday - the last day to seek votes for the fourth phase of balloting on Thursday.

SC`s no to plea against UP govt's 'Samajwadi' pension scheme

The pension scheme provided for an assistance of Rs 500 per month to those eligible.

Akhilesh Yadav is disturbed: Venkaiah Naidu on Gujarat Tourism's ''gadha'' ad

Castigating Akhilesh Yadav for his `gadha` remark against Gujarat BJP leaders, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is disturbed and hence is making such derogatory statements.

BJP reaching UP voters through 'personalised letters'

In a bid to forge stronger ties with the electorates of the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has started sending them "personalised letters" to seek their support.

Congress backs out from approaching EC over PM Modi's 'graveyard and cremation ground' remarks
Congress backs out from approaching EC over PM Modi's 'graveyard and cremation ground' remarks

The Congress on Monday backed out from approaching the Election Commission (EC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s controversial "graveyard and cremation ground" remark.

PM Narendra Modi confident of BJP-Apna Dal forming govt in UP
PM Narendra Modi confident of BJP-Apna Dal forming govt in UP

In a region having a substantial Kurmi population, Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to its ally Apna Dal more than twice.

Gonda: Four injured, BJP campaign vehicles damaged in stone-pelting

Four persons received minor injuries and two campaign vehicles of a BJP candidate were damaged as a group of locals indulged in stone pelting in Parna Bagulaha village here.