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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.

Donkey, Kasab, kabootar: UP elections phase-V campaign touches a new low
Donkey, Kasab, kabootar: UP elections phase-V campaign touches a new low

Lucknow: The high-decibel campaign for the fifth phase of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, which had touched a new low by a free flow of scornful words like "donkey, Kasab and kabootar", came to a close this evening.

BJP leader Kalraj Mishra calls Samajwadi Party, 'party of terrorists'

Union minister for micro and small industries Kalraj Mishra today termed the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as a "party of terrorists".

Bride decamps with jewellery worth Rs 2.5 lakh from her husband's house on 1st night of wedding
Bride decamps with jewellery worth Rs 2.5 lakh from her husband's house on 1st night of wedding

A newly-wed woman in Sarojini Nagar here allegedly made off with nearly Rs 2.5 lakh worth of jewellery from her husband's house on the first night of wedding, police said on Saturday.

Polls about changing fate of Uttar Pradesh: Amit Shah
Polls about changing fate of Uttar Pradesh: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah today said the UP election was about changing the fate of the state which has been caught in a tug of war between 'bua-bhatija' Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav.

BSP can enter into understanding with BJP to stop Samajwadi Party: Akhilesh Yadav
BSP can enter into understanding with BJP to stop Samajwadi Party: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the BSP can enter into an understanding with the BJP anytime as they are concentrating on ensuring that the SP does not move ahead.

Keep immature Rahul home: Amit Shah to Congress
Keep immature Rahul home: Amit Shah to Congress

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah on Friday targeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's remarks that he needed more time to "mature", saying "immature Rahul should be kept at home" instead of being sent to Uttar Pradesh.

Azam Khan's chopper makes emergency landing safely
Azam Khan's chopper makes emergency landing safely

Senior Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan on Friday had a narrow escape on Friday as his helicopter had to make an emergency landing in Karand village near Jahangirabad here due to some technical snag, police said.

Kanpur train derailment: PM Narendra Modi hints at Pakistan hand
Kanpur train derailment: PM Narendra Modi hints at Pakistan hand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday touched upon the 2016 Kanpur train tragedy and termed it as a "conspiracy" of the people "sitting across the border".

Modi hits out at Congress, says party completely sidelined by people in Maharashtra
Modi hits out at Congress, says party completely sidelined by people in Maharashtra

Citing that how Congress party has been sidelined by the people in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hits out at the former over their downfall in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2017 while addressing an election rally in Gonda on Monday.

Samajwadi Party patronizing 'copying mafia': Narendra Modi
Samajwadi Party patronizing 'copying mafia': Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of protecting and patronizing the "copying mafia" in the state which was harming the future of the youth.

Why is Congress forcing ''immature'' Rahul Gandhi into UP? asks Amit Shah
Why is Congress forcing ''immature'' Rahul Gandhi into UP? asks Amit Shah

Amit Shah`s response comes to Sheila Dikshit`s statement saying that Rahul Gandhi is not a mature politician but is ready to take over the reins of the party.

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul greet people on Maha Shivratri

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday greeted people on the occasion of Maha Shivratri

We do not discriminate between Ramadan and Diwali: Akhilesh Yadav
We do not discriminate between Ramadan and Diwali: Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s allegation that his government discriminated against a religion and favoured another.

Maha Shivratri celebrated across Uttar Pradesh

Maha Shivratri was celebrated on Friday in Uttar Pradesh.