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Kanpur train derailment likely to be transferred to NIA

The Home Ministry is likely to hand over the Kanpur train derailment case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday, sources said.

Etah road accident: At least 28 children killed; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief
Etah road accident: At least 28 children killed; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

In a tragic incident, at least 28 children killed were and many injured, after a school bus collided with a lorry in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district on Thursday.

Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party likely to seal alliance with Congress today; no word on Ajit Singh's RLD
Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party likely to seal alliance with Congress today; no word on Ajit Singh's RLD

The Samajwadi Party led by Akhilesh Yadav is expected to seal an alliance with the Congress for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, reports said on Thursday.

Posters in Varanasi: Rahul Gandhi as Krishna, Akhilesh Yadav as Arjuna

With the Samajwadi Party and Congress are engaged in finalising the nitty-gritty of a pre-poll alliance in Uttar Pradesh, posters have appeared at several places in the city depicting Rahul Gandhi as Lord Krishna and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as Arjuna on a chariot.

UP polls 2017: FIR against Sangeet Som for showing riot clipping in election campaign
UP polls 2017: FIR against Sangeet Som for showing riot clipping in election campaign

An FIR was on Wednesday registered against controversial BJP leader Sangeet Som and two others for violating the poll code by screening a documentary containing parts of his speech related to the Dadri lynching case and his arrest during the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Akhilesh Yadav issues order to re-induct nine expelled Samajwadi Party leaders
Akhilesh Yadav issues order to re-induct nine expelled Samajwadi Party leaders

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday issued an order to re-induct nine expelled Samajwadi Party leaders into the party. 

BJP seeks mass transfer of police officials in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

The BJP on Wednesday petitioned Election Commission seeking immediate mass transfer of senior police officials, including some IPS officers, from their respective district headquarters fearing their presence might vitiate free and fair polling.

Lok Dal still hopeful of getting Mulayam Singh Yadav by its side

Mulayam Singh Yadav has given a list of 38 candidates to Akhilesh for the upcoming Assembly polls, Lok Dal national president Sunil Singh said.

HC asks EC to decide on plaint regarding Rs 104 crore deposit by BSP

Since the demonetisation order came on November 8 last year, the cash deposit in old currencies should necessarily have been undertaken by November 20.

Shivpal Yadav not dejected after nephew Akhilesh's 'cycle' win, vows to contest UP assembly polls
Shivpal Yadav not dejected after nephew Akhilesh's 'cycle' win, vows to contest UP assembly polls

Shivpal Yadav, Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh's younger brother who was in the centre of a bitter feud in Uttar Pradesh' first family, is not disheartened after the Election Commission allotted the party symbol 'cycle' to his estranged nephew and the young Chief Minister of the state, Akhilesh.

Assembly polls: Maximum cash, liquor seizures in UP; drugs in Punjab
Assembly polls: Maximum cash, liquor seizures in UP; drugs in Punjab

Punjab has witnessed the maximum seizure of drugs worth Rs 1.78 crore.

Pakistan's ISI may be behind Kanpur train mishap, claims Bihar Police; seeks probe by IB, RAW
Pakistan's ISI may be behind Kanpur train mishap, claims Bihar Police; seeks probe by IB, RAW

The Bihar Police on Tuesday pointed to the involvement of Pakistan's notorious spy agency Inter Services Intelligence in the recent train mishaps including Ajmer-Sialdah Express derailment near Kanpur.

Akhilesh Yadav faction files caveat in Supreme Court

A caveat has been filed by SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav and others owing allegiance to Akhilesh pleading that no order be passed without hearing them.

Expelled Sahibabad BSP MLA makes SHOCKING disclosure, claims Mayawati demanded Rs 8 cr for party ticket
Expelled Sahibabad BSP MLA makes SHOCKING disclosure, claims Mayawati demanded Rs 8 cr for party ticket

BSP`s expelled Sahibabad MLA Amar Pal Sharma has made a shocking revelations that he was ousted from the party because he had declined to pay Rs 8 crore to party supremo Mayawati for the party ticket in the upcoming polls.

Shivpal Yadav's name missing from Mulayam's must-have list of Samajwadi Party candidates to son Akhilesh?
Shivpal Yadav's name missing from Mulayam's must-have list of Samajwadi Party candidates to son Akhilesh?

During the father-son meeting, a list was handed over to the young Chief Minister by his father.

Notification for first phase of Uttar Pradesh polls issued

The notification for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections was issued on Tuesday.

Congress confirms alliance with Samajwadi Party, will contest UP assembly polls under Akhilesh Yadav
Congress confirms alliance with Samajwadi Party, will contest UP assembly polls under Akhilesh Yadav

Putting to rest all speculations about a possible alliance between his party and the  ruling Samajwadi Party, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that the two parties will contest the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh together.

Relationship with my father can never be broken: Akhilesh Yadav
Relationship with my father can never be broken: Akhilesh Yadav

"This is a big responsibility, now our full focus will be on forming government again."

Real reason why Election Commission gave 'cycle' to Akhilesh Yadav but not his father Mulayam Singh
Real reason why Election Commission gave 'cycle' to Akhilesh Yadav but not his father Mulayam Singh

Dealing a severe blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday gave the symbol 'cycle' to the faction headed by Akhilesh Yadav.

UP Assembly elections 2017: AIMIM chief  Asaduddin Owaisi booked
UP Assembly elections 2017: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi booked

A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday for violating the Model Code of Conduct in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

Mulayam lost 'cycle' symbol as he did not follow EC directions: Kapil Sibal

With the Election Commission allotting the Samajwadi Party symbol `cycle` to the Akhilesh Yadav-led faction, senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, who represented Akhilesh before the poll panel, said the Mulayam Singh Yadav-led faction lost the claim as they did not follow the panel`s direction.

Samajwadi Party election symbol: Numbers favour Akhilesh Yadav, says Election Commission

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav enjoys "overwhelming majority support" of legislators and party delegates, the Election Commission held on Monday while allocating the Samajwadi Party election symbol 'Cycle' to him.

UP polls: Congress leader Sheila Dikshit welcomes EC verdict on SP symbol

Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Monday congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the Election Commission allotting the 'Bicycle' symbol to his faction of the Samajwadi Party amid indication that talks were on between the two parties for an alliance for the upcoming polls.

Mamata Banerjee says Akhilesh Yadav deserves 'cycle' symbol

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated her Uttar Pradesh counterpart Akhilesh Yadav, saying he "deserved" the Samajwadi Party`s cycle symbol.

Video issue: Lance Naik Yagya Pratap shifted to Bareilly Military Hospital

Lance Naik Yagya Pratap, who had uploaded a video talking about some jawans allegdly being made to do menial duties in the Army, has been shifted to Bareilly Military Hospital after he abstained from food and was showing "aggressive behaviour".

Akhilesh Yadav takes Mulayam's blessings, tweets 'cycle chalti jayegi...aage badhti jayegi'
Akhilesh Yadav takes Mulayam's blessings, tweets 'cycle chalti jayegi...aage badhti jayegi'

The Election Commission recognised the faction led by Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the 'cycle' symbol.

Cash, jewellery worth lakhs seized in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

A flying squad, including officials from UP police and the election commission has seized nearly Rs 6 lakh in cash and a large amount of jewellery, in multiple raids here ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.

Congress hails Election Commission for granting Akhilesh the 'Bicycle' ride

Congress today hailed as "judicious" the Election Commission's decision to grant the 'Biycle' symbol to the Akhilesh Yadav faction of the Samajwadi Party ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

Left Congress after four decades with heavy heart: Yashpal ​Arya

Senior Congress leader and former Uttarakhand PCC president Yashpal Arya, who on Monday joined the BJP, said he quit the grand old party with a "heavy heart".

After losing 'cycle' to son Akhilesh, what will be Mulayam's next move?
After losing 'cycle' to son Akhilesh, what will be Mulayam's next move?

A virtually sidelined Samajwadi Party veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav is not left with much options after the Election Commission allotted the party symbol 'cycle' to his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday.