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Disenfranchised: Muslim representation in UP assembly at historic low

The number of people from the community in the 17th Vidhan Sabha has touched a historic low of 25.

Amitabh Thakur urges Centre to dispose of cadre change request

UP-cadre IPS officer Amitabh Thakur today urged the Centre to disposed of his request for change of cadre, saying the "bias" against him does not exist anymore following the SP's rout in the polls

 

UP polls: Minister in Samajwadi Party govt Ravidas Mehrotra says he lost due to Congress

Samajwadi Party leader and minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government Ravidas Mehrotra, who lost to the BJP candidate in Lucknow Central seat, on Sunday said he would have won the election, but for the Congress.

BJP revokes party leader Dayashankar Singh's expulsion
BJP revokes party leader Dayashankar Singh's expulsion

Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Keshav Prasad Maurya has revoked the expulsion of party leader Dayashankar Singh, who was expelled after his controversial statement on Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates BJP, says demonetisation gave satisfaction to poor
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates BJP, says demonetisation gave satisfaction to poor

Congratulating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its splendid victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said the opposing parties ignored the fact that demonetisation gave satisfaction to the poor.

Congress cries foul post electoral defeat, alleges BJP indulges in communal campaign
Congress cries foul post electoral defeat, alleges BJP indulges in communal campaign

After facing a humiliating defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the Congress Party on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of indulging in polarisation policy.

UP election result 2017: Twitterati laud 'baahubali' PM Narendra Modi; mock Rahul Gandhi-Akhilesh Yadav's failure
UP election result 2017: Twitterati laud 'baahubali' PM Narendra Modi; mock Rahul Gandhi-Akhilesh Yadav's failure

Often regarded as the mother of all elections, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls certainly grabbed all the attention.

Mayawati a sore loser whose 'negative' attitude is affecting BSP: FM Arun Jaitley
Mayawati a sore loser whose 'negative' attitude is affecting BSP: FM Arun Jaitley

Taking a jibe at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati putting the onus on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for her loss in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday titled Mayawati as a 'bad looser', saying that her party is faring miserably thanks to her 'negative' attitude.

Janata Dal (United) urges 'anti-BJP' forces to unite
Janata Dal (United) urges 'anti-BJP' forces to unite

Reacting to the landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, the Janata Dal (United) on Sunday urged that all the parties who are against the former should join forces and respond to the divisive politics.

LIVE: Grand road show of PM Narendra Modi in Delhi at 4.30 PM ahead of BJP Parliamentary Board meet
LIVE: Grand road show of PM Narendra Modi in Delhi at 4.30 PM ahead of BJP Parliamentary Board meet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary Board will meet on Sunday in New Delhi to decide the names of the Chief Ministers in the states where it has got the majority to from the government. Here are all the LIVE updates:- 

Zia-ul-Haq murder: Case against Raja Bhaiya after death of witness
Zia-ul-Haq murder: Case against Raja Bhaiya after death of witness

A case has been lodged against Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya after the suspicious death of a witness in the infamous killing of police officer Zia-ul-Haq, police said on Sunday.

BJP sweeps UP Assembly elections with 'historic' mandate
BJP sweeps UP Assembly elections with 'historic' mandate

The victory left the ruling Samajwadi Party and its ally Congress punctured with just 54 seats while the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was left a pathetic 19 seats.  

Election results 2017: Why 'UP ke ladke' failed against 'outsider' PM Modi?
Election results 2017: Why 'UP ke ladke' failed against 'outsider' PM Modi?

If it was a battle of prestige for PM Narendra Modi, the hard-fought electoral contest in Uttar Pradesh was also a big litmus test for

UP assembly polls: Akhilesh Yadav resigns after defeat, backs Mayawati's EVM tampering allegation
UP assembly polls: Akhilesh Yadav resigns after defeat, backs Mayawati's EVM tampering allegation

Not ready to accept defeat in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday echoed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's 'EVM tempering allegation' and made a statement over it. 

PM Narendra Modi overjoyed at assembly poll results, terms it as 'overwhembling'
PM Narendra Modi overjoyed at assembly poll results, terms it as 'overwhembling'

An overjoyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described as "very humbling and overwhelming" the poll victories that the BJP got in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and thanked people for "continued faith and support".

WHAT A REPLY! Here's what PM said when Rahul Gandhi tweeted THIS to Narendra Modi on BJP's victory in UP
WHAT A REPLY! Here's what PM said when Rahul Gandhi tweeted THIS to Narendra Modi on BJP's victory in UP

After facing severe defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly Elections, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated PM Narendra Modi for BJP's massive victory.

Assembly elections results 2017: Here are the key takeaways
Assembly elections results 2017: Here are the key takeaways

The unprecedented outcome of several weeks of exhaustive electioneering by top political

UP voters have risen above Hindu-Muslim; politics of development should take place: Amit Shah
UP voters have risen above Hindu-Muslim; politics of development should take place: Amit Shah

“People accepted politics of performance; this historic mandate will take the country to new direction.”

UP Election Result 2017: These memes on Akhilesh-Rahul's severe defeat by BJP, Narendra Modi are hilarious
UP Election Result 2017: These memes on Akhilesh-Rahul's severe defeat by BJP, Narendra Modi are hilarious

Check out the hilarious memes of Akhilesh-Rahul's defeat in UP polls.

Constituency-wise assembly election results in UP
Constituency-wise assembly election results in UP

The declaration of constituency-wise UP assembly election results are as follows -

Ayah Shah - Vikas Gupta (Bharatiya Janata Party)

BJP rigged UP elections; impossible to believe that Muslims voted for the saffron party: Mayawati
BJP rigged UP elections; impossible to believe that Muslims voted for the saffron party: Mayawati

"Most votes in Muslim majority constituencies have gone to BJP, makes it evident that voting machines were manipulated."

UP Election Result and its 7 hallmarks
UP Election Result and its 7 hallmarks

The Modi-Shah juggernaut is unstoppable.

BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh
BJP's 'mega victory' in UP, Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today described the BJP's performance in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand as "mega victory".

No question of Rahul stepping down: Digvijaya Singh
No question of Rahul stepping down: Digvijaya Singh

Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said there was no question of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi stepping down, in the wake of the poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

UP Assembly polls: BJP ahead in 290 seats

The BJP and its allies consolidated their position in Uttar Pradesh by surging ahead in 290 of the 403 seats, going by trends available from 386 constituencies in the first three hours of counting.

BJP credits PM Narendra Modi for UP victory

The BJP is set to take power in Uttar Pradesh and the credit for this goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party spokesperson Sambit Patra said on Saturday.

PM Narendra Modi eyes victory in biggest state election as counting begins
PM Narendra Modi eyes victory in biggest state election as counting begins

Early voting trends in a state election in Uttar Pradesh favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to television networks, though it was premature to call the outcome in the race for control over India`s most populous state.

Register case against cleric Aamir Rashadi Madni for inciting kin of Saifullah, UP ADG directs SSP Kanpur
Register case against cleric Aamir Rashadi Madni for inciting kin of Saifullah, UP ADG directs SSP Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General (ADG) of Police (Law and Order) Daljit Chaudhary has directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Kanpur to register a case against Rashtriya Ulama Council (RUC) chief Aamir Rashadi Madni for allegedly inciting kin of terrorist killed in Lucknow terror stand-off.