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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.

Rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati breaks down during Amethi rally, says court will do justice to him
Rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati breaks down during Amethi rally, says court will do justice to him

Controversial Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati, who is facing rape allegations, on Monday broke down while addressing a rally in Amethi.

In response to Modi's 'Behenji Sampatti Party', Mayawati says PM's name means 'Negative Dalit Man'
In response to Modi's 'Behenji Sampatti Party', Mayawati says PM's name means 'Negative Dalit Man'

“I am not like Narendra Modi who married and then abandoned his wife. I have on the other hand dedicated my entire life for Dalits and minorities."

Akhilesh Yadav mocks PM Narendra Modi, tells Amitabh Bachchan to stop promoting `donkeys of Gujarat'
Akhilesh Yadav mocks PM Narendra Modi, tells Amitabh Bachchan to stop promoting `donkeys of Gujarat'

Amitabh Bachchan is the brand ambassador of the Gujarat Tourism.

Lalu Prasad Yadav to campaign for Congress-Samajwadi alliance

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav has repeatedly claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party will be defeated in Uttar Pradesh.

BSP is now Behenji Sampatti Party: PM Narendra Modi in Bundelkhand
BSP is now Behenji Sampatti Party: PM Narendra Modi in Bundelkhand

PM Modi appealed to the people to end the rule of 'SCAM' from Uttar Pradesh.

Akhilesh Yadav comes out in support of rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati, to campaign for him in Amethi
Akhilesh Yadav comes out in support of rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati, to campaign for him in Amethi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will arrive at Amethi on Monday where he will campaign for senior party minister and rape-accused Gayatri Prajapati. 

Mulayam's wife Sadhna denies rift in family, says no step-motherly treatment to Akhilesh
Mulayam's wife Sadhna denies rift in family, says no step-motherly treatment to Akhilesh

After Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, his second wife – Sadhna – has now come out to dispel rumours about a deep divide in Uttar Pradesh's first family.

PM Narendra Modi's 'graveyard' remark sparks row, Congress to file complaint with EC
PM Narendra Modi's 'graveyard' remark sparks row, Congress to file complaint with EC

During a rally at UP's Fatehpur, PM Narendra Modi accused the Akhilesh Yadav government of discrimination on the basis of religion.

UP polls 2017: Filing of nominations for final phase ends today
UP polls 2017: Filing of nominations for final phase ends today

The filing of nominations for final phase ends on Monday as today is the last day for withdrawal of nominations for the seventh and last phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. 

UP: Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express collides with goods train at Tundla station, derails
UP: Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express collides with goods train at Tundla station, derails

Delhi-bound Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express collided with a freight train at Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Monday.

UP polls: If there is electricity during Ramzan, it must also be available during Diwali, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lambasted the SP government for its "failure "to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh, saying 'goonda raj' was prevailing there and even the Supreme Court has had to intervene to get a minister booked in an alleged rape case.

UP sees over 61% turnout in phase 3 polling; 826 contenders for 69 seats
UP sees over 61% turnout in phase 3 polling; 826 contenders for 69 seats

The turnout is expected to touch 63 percent as many voters were still in queues when the percentage was collated at 5 pm.

UP polls: Akhilesh will become CM again, no rift in SP, says Mulayam Singh Yadav
UP polls: Akhilesh will become CM again, no rift in SP, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said there was no rift in the party.

UP polls: Over 61 percent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm
UP polls: Over 61 percent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm

A total of 61.16 percent voter turnout was recorded as voting ended in the third phase of the ongoing assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Till 3 p.m., the turnout was estimated to be 53 percent.

Triple talaq is 'pernicious social practice', says Ravi Shankar Prasad; dares Congress, SP, BSP to clarify stand
Triple talaq is 'pernicious social practice', says Ravi Shankar Prasad; dares Congress, SP, BSP to clarify stand

Triple talaq is a "pernicious social practice" that has been "banned or restricted" in many Islamic countries, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad 

Nine members of a marriage party killed in mishap, two inured

Nine persons were killed and two others injured when a SUV carrying marriage party collided with a bus in Lalganj area here this morning.

UP third phase poll registers 42% voting: EC
UP third phase poll registers 42% voting: EC

Forty-two percent voting has been recorded in the first six hours of polling in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday, the Election Commission (EC) officials said.

Samajwadi Party government brought development, Uttar Pradesh will again elect Akhilesh Yadav: Mulayam Singh

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led government has done adequate developmental work in 

FULL SPEECH: PM Narendra Modi's rally in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur - WATCH
FULL SPEECH: PM Narendra Modi's rally in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur - WATCH

With an aim to garner support for BJP in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a public rally in the state' Fatehpur district.

Akhilesh Yadav casts vote, ducks questions on Mulayam-Shivpal
Akhilesh Yadav casts vote, ducks questions on Mulayam-Shivpal

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Sunday cast his vote in the third phase of the state assembly election.

UP polls: Samajwadi cycle will lead in third phase as well, says Akhilesh Yadav
UP polls: Samajwadi cycle will lead in third phase as well, says Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his party in alliance with the Congress party will again form government in the politically crucial state.

Top leaders cast votes in phase-III of UP polls
Top leaders cast votes in phase-III of UP polls

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati and Home Minister Rajnath Singh today casted their votes in the third phase of UP elections and claimed that their parties will form the next government.