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Rahul Gandhi, with his simplicity, can defeat Narendra Modi: Congress leader Raj Babbar
Rahul Gandhi, with his simplicity, can defeat Narendra Modi: Congress leader Raj Babbar

Rahul Gandhi has said the party needs structural and organisational changes following its debacle in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls.

IIT-BHU alumnus Manoj Sinha is PM Modi's pick for UP CM?
IIT-BHU alumnus Manoj Sinha is PM Modi's pick for UP CM?

Merit is the only criteria for PM Modi. 

It's finalised! BJP MLAs to elect new UP CM on THIS day
It's finalised! BJP MLAs to elect new UP CM on THIS day

The newly-elected legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet in the state capital on Saturday to elect the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said on Thursday.

Angry Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing minority votes in UP - WATCH
Angry Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing minority votes in UP - WATCH

Muslims beat Asaduddin Owaisi's effigy with shoes, burn it for dividing Muslim votes in UP election 

With Keshav Prasad Maurya out of CM race, spotlight shifts to Manoj Sinha, Rajnath Singh; Yogi Adityanath not ruled out too
With Keshav Prasad Maurya out of CM race, spotlight shifts to Manoj Sinha, Rajnath Singh; Yogi Adityanath not ruled out too

With state BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya ruling himself out as the frontrunner for the post of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the spotlight has now shifted on Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, Lucknow mayor Dinesh Sharma. 

Arvind Kejriwal, Mayawati get EC's answer – 'EVMs cannot be tampered with'
Arvind Kejriwal, Mayawati get EC's answer – 'EVMs cannot be tampered with'

BSP and AAP were decimated in the recent Assembly polls held in UP  and Punjab respectively.

 

MLAs authorise Akhilesh Yadav to name SP Legislature Party leader
MLAs authorise Akhilesh Yadav to name SP Legislature Party leader

A meeting of the newly-elected Samajwadi Party MLAs today authorised its national president Akhilesh Yadav to decide the name of the Leader of the Opposition.

This is what Modi needs to change in UP – 'Dial 100' policemen's SHAMEFUL Holi 'fun'
This is what Modi needs to change in UP – 'Dial 100' policemen's SHAMEFUL Holi 'fun'

The BJP has a big task at hand - improve law and order in UP! 

Azam Khan openly threatens Rampur SDM of transfer; Samajwadi Party leaders trolled as 'power-drunk and arrogant' - WATCH
Azam Khan openly threatens Rampur SDM of transfer; Samajwadi Party leaders trolled as 'power-drunk and arrogant' - WATCH

SP leader Azam Khan was on Thursday caught on camera threatening the District Magistrate of Rampur when his car was stopped from entering the Rampur Mandi without permission.

BJP's landslide victory in UP: Here is what Modi promised to the state
BJP's landslide victory in UP: Here is what Modi promised to the state

Now when the BJP has registered a whopping victory and forming the government in UP after 15 years, all eyes are on the party whether they will walk the talk.

Mayawati should visit hospital to get treated: BJP leader Keshav Prasad Maurya on EVM tampering allegations
Mayawati should visit hospital to get treated: BJP leader Keshav Prasad Maurya on EVM tampering allegations

Keshav Prasad Maurya's comments come after Mayawati suffered a huge defeat in the recently concluded UP elections and alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs),

Kanpur building collapse: Five killed, many still trapped

At least five persons died and many others are feared trapped inside a cold storage building, which collapsed near here on Wednesday after an explosion apparently due to high pressure in an ammonia gas "receiver", police said.

Uttar Pradesh: 27 hurt in inter-caste clashes over assembly election result

At least 27 persons were injured on Wednesday during an inter-caste clash over the result of the assembly election in village Middha in Fefna area here, police said.

NIA takes over probe into alleged ISIS inspired module

The NIA has taken over the investigations into the activities of an alleged 'self- radicalised' ISIS inspired module.

Raj Babbar offers to resign as UP Congress chief

 Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar today offered to resign, taking moral responsibility for the poll debacle in the state, amid demands for structural changes and fixing responsibility in the party.

Gas leak causes explosion in cold storage; several trapped

Four people were today injured and several others were feared trapped after a gas leak in a cold storage in Shivrajpur area here caused an explosion in which parts of the structure collapsed.

Cold storage building collapses in Kanpur after blast caused by Ammonia gas leak; 25 feared trapped, rescue ops on
Cold storage building collapses in Kanpur after blast caused by Ammonia gas leak; 25 feared trapped, rescue ops on

A multistory building reportedly collapsed following Ammonia gas leak in Shivrajpur area on Wednesday.

This is what rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati said after being arrested in Lucknow
This is what rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati said after being arrested in Lucknow

Gayatri Prajapati told reporters that he was going to surrender but was arrested.

Indian Air Force chopper topples during training sortie near Allahabad; pilots safe
Indian Air Force chopper topples during training sortie near Allahabad; pilots safe

A Chetak helicopter of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday toppled while making an emergency landing during a training sortie near Allahabad.

BSP names Lalji Verma as legislature party leader

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has named Lalji Verma as leader of legislature party, a statement said on Wednesday.

Gayatri Prajapati, rape-accused ex-UP minister, arrested in Lucknow; sent to 14-day judicial custody
Gayatri Prajapati, rape-accused ex-UP minister, arrested in Lucknow; sent to 14-day judicial custody

Gayatri Prajapati is a senior Samajwadi Party leader close to both Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav and was the party candidate from Amethi.

UP BJP legislature party likely to meet on March 16

Uttar Pradesh BJP legislature party is likely to meet here on March 16 to decide who would be the next chief minister of the key Hindi heartland state, days after the party's landslide victory.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh leads race to be UP CM: Report
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh leads race to be UP CM: Report

Bharatiya Janata Party won a landslide victory in UP.

Uttar Pradesh: Rape accused Gayatri Prajapati's sons arrested, three others detained
Uttar Pradesh: Rape accused Gayatri Prajapati's sons arrested, three others detained

The Uttar Pradesh Police and Special Task Force team on Tuesday detained three more associates in connection with gangrape case against Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati.

Muslims will get representation in UP govt: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu
Muslims will get representation in UP govt: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that Muslims will get representation in the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh.

Glad to see highest number of women in UP Assembly: PM Modi
Glad to see highest number of women in UP Assembly: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed happiness to see a new record of highest number of women MLAs elected to the new Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

UP election results: 'Akhilesh Yadav's biggest mistake was to join hands with Congress'
UP election results: 'Akhilesh Yadav's biggest mistake was to join hands with Congress'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after sweeping Uttar Pradesh in the recent assembly polls, said on Monday that outgoing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav led-Samajwadi Party's biggest mistake was to collaborate with the Congress Party which led to its downfall.

UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav's ministers fall like ninepins
UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav's ministers fall like ninepins

The saffron tsunami which swept Uttar Pradesh also blew away almost three-fourths of ministers in the Akhilesh Yadav government who had entered electoral fray.

Day after poll drubbing, here's what Mulayam said about son Akhilesh
Day after poll drubbing, here's what Mulayam said about son Akhilesh

The senior Yadav said it was party's failure that brought the debacle. 

Dayashankar Singh lauds PM, hits back at Mayawati for questioning EVMs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Dayashankar Singh, who has been included into the party after his expulsion.