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UP polls: In video message, Sonia Gandhi urges people to vote for Congress

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has not campaigned for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls this time due to ill health, on Thursday in a video message appealed to the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli to vote for the party.

61% voting in UP fourth phase polls, percentage likely to go up
61% voting in UP fourth phase polls, percentage likely to go up

Over 61 percent voters exercised their franchise on Thursday in the fourth phase elections to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

BJP coining petty acronyms fearing defeat: Akhilesh on KASAB remark
BJP coining petty acronyms fearing defeat: Akhilesh on KASAB remark

Hitting out at Amit Shah for 'KASAB' remark, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today accused BJP leaders of coining petty acronyms for the fear of defeat in the the Assembly polls.

Samajwadi Party expels party rebel Aman Mani Tripathi - Know the details

Samajwadi Party expelled party rebel Aman Mani Tripathi for contesting as an Independent against its official candidate for the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017.

Zee Media Exclusive: BJP will win 300+ seats in Uttar Pradesh, says Amit Shah
Zee Media Exclusive: BJP will win 300+ seats in Uttar Pradesh, says Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said on Thursday that his party would win 300+ seats in UP. 

PM Narendra Modi doing politics of hatred, his smile missing: Rahul Gandhi
PM Narendra Modi doing politics of hatred, his smile missing: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to the politics of hatred in face of SP-Congress combine challenges to the BJP in the ongoing UP assembly polls.

Rahul, Akhilesh to hold joint roadshow in Varanasi on Feb 27
Rahul, Akhilesh to hold joint roadshow in Varanasi on Feb 27

Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav will hold a joint roadshow in Varanasi on February 27.

Morale of jawans at all time high: Amit Shah
Morale of jawans at all time high: Amit Shah

After the formation of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, the Indian Army's morale got a massive boost and is now at an all time high, BJP chief Amit Shah said on Thursday.

Body of missing Muslim cleric found hanging from tree in UP

The body of a Muslim cleric, who was missing since Monday, was found hanging from a tree at Kheri Karmu village in Shamli district.

Narendra Modi hits back at Akhilesh, says donkeys are loyal, shoulder responsibilities
Narendra Modi hits back at Akhilesh, says donkeys are loyal, shoulder responsibilities

"I can understand if you attack Modi or BJP but you are now targeting a donkey?"

College chairman, bank manager booked for scholarship scam

Police have registered a case against the chairman of a local college and the branch manager of a public sector bank here for misappropriation of Rs 65 lakh from a government fund.

Undertrial given 0ne-year imprisonment for bringing drugs in jail

A local court has convicted an undertrial prisoner and sentenced him to one-year imprisonment for possessing drugs inside the district jail here.

21.22% voting in Allahabad till 11am
21.22% voting in Allahabad till 11am

Voting continued on a brisk note in all 12 assembly seats in the district with 21.22 per cent voters having exercised their franchise by 11 AM amid tight security.

Akhilesh Yadav Government has done nothing than advertisement: Keshav Prasad Maurya

In a scathing attack at Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing but only involved in advertisement.

UP election: Villagers boycott polling in Khaga over developmental issues

With the voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election begun on 53 constituencies, Villagers in Fatehpur`s Khaga boycott polling over developmental issues.

UP Polls: Bookies, gamblers bet huge on BJP's win after PM ups the ante
UP Polls: Bookies, gamblers bet huge on BJP's win after PM ups the ante

The bookies believe the emotive issues work better in elections.

Samajwadi Party candidate's son shot in Uttar Pradesh

The son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate was shot and seriously injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district on Thursday morning, police said.

Thousands attend Vrindavan temple's anniversary celebrations

The anniversary celebrations of one of the largest temples here -- the land of Lord Krishna -- saw thousands of devotees performing aarti on Wednesday.

Mulayam might skip Amethi rally to seek votes for Gayatri ​Prajapati
Mulayam might skip Amethi rally to seek votes for Gayatri ​Prajapati

Amethi goes to polls in the fifth phase on February 27.

SP-Cong alliance is 'thag bandhan' says Rajnath Singh
SP-Cong alliance is 'thag bandhan' says Rajnath Singh

The alliance between Samajwadi Party and Congress is a "thag bandhan" (coalition of cheats), Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Mulayam to campaign for rape accused minister
Mulayam to campaign for rape accused minister

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will address a public meeting in favour of party colleague and rape accused Gayatri Prajapati, who is contesting from Amethi.

'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.