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Over 57 per cent voting in UP polls fifth phase: EC
Over 57 per cent voting in UP polls fifth phase: EC

Over 57 percent voting was recorded during the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections on Monday.

SP, BSP want a hung House in UP so they can have bargaining power, says PM Modi
SP, BSP want a hung House in UP so they can have bargaining power, says PM Modi

"The SP and the BSP have realised that they have no chance of winning and so they have launched a new game ...no one should get majority," he said.

UP Assembly elections: Do whatever possible to defeat BJP, PM Narendra Modi dares SP, Congress and BSP
UP Assembly elections: Do whatever possible to defeat BJP, PM Narendra Modi dares SP, Congress and BSP

In a bid to garner support for BJP in UP Assembly Elections, PM Narenda Modi addressed a public rally in state's Mau district.

School bus overturn in UP's Kanpur, 20 children injured

At least 20 children and the driver of the school bus they were travelling in were today injured after the vehicle overturned in Rasoolabad in Kanpur Dehat district.

BJP will form government with full majority in UP: PM Narendra Modi
BJP will form government with full majority in UP: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after the poll results on March 11, BJP would celebrate "Vijayi Holi".

Issue of division of UP back in focus
Issue of division of UP back in focus

The issue of division of Uttar Pradesh has once again bounced back to the centre stage of state politics with BSP supremo Mayawati raking up the issue that had been lying dormant in the polls till now.

Yamuna Expressway becomes death highway with 548 fatalties in five years

With an alarming rise in fatal accidents on the Rs 13,000 crore ($2 billion), 165-km long Yamuna Expressway -- 548 in 5 years -- questions are again being raised on its flawed design and the suitability of concrete roads to Indian environmental conditions.

Uttar Pradesh: Huge explosives haul from ex-serviceman's house in Banda

Huge quantity of explosives were recovered from the residence of an ex-serviceman during a raid in Patraha village in the district.

Uttar Pradesh: Police constable held for abducting girl in Muzaffarnagar

A constable of the Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested for allegedly abducting a girl in Khagoli town of the district.

UP polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole plea rejected by Delhi HC, barred from campaigning
UP polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole plea rejected by Delhi HC, barred from campaigning

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the parole plea of gangster-turned-politician and Mau MLA Mukhtar Ansari. 

Development, education useless if Ram temple is not constructed: Vinay Katiyar
Development, education useless if Ram temple is not constructed: Vinay Katiyar

The fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections for 51 seats spread across 12 districts was held today.

Man shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

A 35-year-old man, who was a witness in a case, was shot dead at Lilaon village in neighbouring Shamli district.

People are with the 'Praja-pati', not with queens of Amethi: Gayatri Prajapati SP leader
People are with the 'Praja-pati', not with queens of Amethi: Gayatri Prajapati SP leader

Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati on Monday expressed confidence and said that he will again siphon a win from his constituency.

Brisk polling reported in 5th phase of UP polls

Brisk polling is reported from most of the 51 constituencies where elections are underway amid tight security in the fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, a poll officer said.

Over 1.84 crore to vote in 51 UP constituencies on Monday
Over 1.84 crore to vote in 51 UP constituencies on Monday

Over 1.84 crore voters will on Monday exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 617 candidates in 51 constituencies during the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

UP minister sacked after he joins BSP on ticket denial

UP Minister Vijay Mishra, Lucknow, Assmebly polls, Akhilesh Yadav

Mulayam punctured 'cycle', Shivpal broke chain: Rajnath Singh
Mulayam punctured 'cycle', Shivpal broke chain: Rajnath Singh

SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav has punctured the 'cycle', while Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's feuding uncle Shivpal has broken its chain.

''Insensible'' Akhilesh can't understand PM's ''Mann Ki Baat'': Amit Shah
''Insensible'' Akhilesh can't understand PM's ''Mann Ki Baat'': Amit Shah

Polling for Alapur Assembly seat was postponed till the 9th of next month following the death of a Samajwadi Party candidate

SP-Congress alliance will change course of national politics: Akhilesh Yadav
SP-Congress alliance will change course of national politics: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the alliance between the Congress and Samajwadi Party is a tie-up between two youngsters.

UP polls 2017: I am not in the race for CM's post, says Manoj Sinha
UP polls 2017: I am not in the race for CM's post, says Manoj Sinha

Union Minister Manoj Singh on Sunday said he is not in the race for chief ministership in Uttar Pradesh.

Samajwadi Party-Congress tie-up an alliance of youngsters: Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party-Congress tie-up an alliance of youngsters: Akhilesh Yadav

The SP-Congress tie-up is an alliance between two youngsters which would change the course of politics both at the national and state levels, SP chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Sunday.

Assembly polls: Terai region, parts of eastern UP ready for fifth phase polls tomorrow
Assembly polls: Terai region, parts of eastern UP ready for fifth phase polls tomorrow

The sensitive Terai region close to the foothills of Nepal and parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh are ready for the fifth phase of polling tomorrow in 51 Assembly constituencies spread across 11 districts.

Agra: Body of woman found beside mother's skeleton

A woman, said to be mentally disturbed, was found lying dead close to a skeleton in her house here on Saturday, police said.

Kairana: Man held, 369 cartons of illegal liquor seized smuggled from Haryana

A man was arrested and 369 cartons of illegal liquor, worth Rs 25 lakh, smuggled from Haryana were seized at Yamuna bridge checkpost in Kairana of Shamli district, police said on Sunday.

"I forgot to remove 'lotus' symbol while casting vote" – BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya on FIR against him
"I forgot to remove 'lotus' symbol while casting vote" – BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya on FIR against him

Responding to the FIR lodged against him for violating the poll code, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Uttar Pradesh Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday defended himself saying that he simply `forgot` to take off the party symbol from his coat before casting the poll.

Campaigning for fifth phase of UP elections ends

All political parties tried to put their best in the last round of campaigning, with CM Akhilesh Yadav, BSP chief Mayawati and senior BJP leaders seeking votes for their respective candidates.

EC directs UP govt to cover 'Samajwadi' word written on ambulances
EC directs UP govt to cover 'Samajwadi' word written on ambulances

The Uttar Pradesh government has covered the word "Samajwadi" written on 1,488 ambulances under its 'Samajwadi Swasthya Seva' initiative as per the directive of the Election Commission.

Smriti Irani refers to Karnataka diary issue, claims it mentions 'RG'
Smriti Irani refers to Karnataka diary issue, claims it mentions 'RG'

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday cited a media report to claim that diaries seized during an IT raid on a Congress leader in Karnataka had mention of 'RG' and sought to know whom it refers to.

Don't believe the dreams spun by Modi-Shah: Mayawati
Don't believe the dreams spun by Modi-Shah: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday warning the people of Uttar Pradesh from falling for their promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah as they were dreaming of harming the state after winning the elections.

Rajnath Singh accuses Akhilesh Yadav of shattering his father Mulayam Singh's dreams
Rajnath Singh accuses Akhilesh Yadav of shattering his father Mulayam Singh's dreams

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday accused Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav of shattering the dreams of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav by forging a poll alliance with the Congress.