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Arrest warrant against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan
Arrest warrant against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan

A Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, in connection with suspension of a Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam engineer.

Voters should be able to control political narrative: Varun Gandhi

Voters should be able to control the political narrative in the country rather than being part of it only once in five years, BJP MP Varun Gandhi today said, asserting the right to recall is an idea whose time has come.

PM Narendra Modi confident of BJP's win in UP polls, says debate is whether we will get 2/3rd or 3/4th majority
PM Narendra Modi confident of BJP's win in UP polls, says debate is whether we will get 2/3rd or 3/4th majority

Sounding highly confident of the outcome of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in favour of BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the debate is now whether BJP will get two-third or three-fourth majority.

Child trafficking case: BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury sent to 12-day CID remand

 West Bengal Government`s investigation against BJP`s women wing leader Juhi Chowdhury`s involvement in child trafficking case.

I want to see Gayatri Prajapati behind bars: Gang-raped minor victim
I want to see Gayatri Prajapati behind bars: Gang-raped minor victim

The 16-year-old girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted and her mother repeatedly gang- raped by UP minister Gayatri Prajapati and his aides, has been left scarred and lives in constant fear for life.

Note ban: PM Narendra Modi takes a dig at Amartya Sen, says `hard work more powerful than Harvard`
Note ban: PM Narendra Modi takes a dig at Amartya Sen, says `hard work more powerful than Harvard`

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took jibes at economists who criticised demonetisation.

Child trafficking case against Juhi Chowdhury: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya cries foul

Doubting the West Bengal Government`s investigation against BJP`s women wing leader Juhi Chowdhury`s involvement in child trafficking case.

Why Dimple Yadav's speech in which she gave new 'Kasab' acronym is trending – Watch here
Why Dimple Yadav's speech in which she gave new 'Kasab' acronym is trending – Watch here

BJP chief Amit Shah had coined the acronym matching the name of terrorist Ajmal Kasab - one of the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attack.

No tickets for Muslims in UP polls; rethink in BJP now

The minority cell of the BJP worked overtime to establish close contact with Muslim voters, but when it came to giving tickets to them in the UP Assembly polls, it was a different story.

Gayatri Prajapati missing; UP Police on lookout for rape accused minister
Gayatri Prajapati missing; UP Police on lookout for rape accused minister

Gayatri Prajapati was last seen in Amethi, where he is contesting on the Samajwadi Party ticket in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.

How clean was Samajwadi Party's clean sweep last time
How clean was Samajwadi Party's clean sweep last time

Did the ruling Samajwadi Party score a clean sweep in the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections that catapulted the party to its place of pride?

UP BJP expels three party officials for anti-party acts

UP BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya today expelled three party officials for six years, allegedly for carrying out anti-party activities and contesting elections against the party's official candidates.

UPA loan waiver scheme did not help farmers: BJP MP Radha Mohan Singh

The Enforcement Directorate is probing the deposit of Rs 104 crore into BSP account.

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.