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What 'influenced' Akhilesh Yadav to talk of alliance with BSP? asks BJP

The BJP on Friday mocked Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav for alleging that exit polls were "influenced" as it wondered what influenced its president Akhilesh Yadav to talk about an alliance with the BSP.

Sidharth Nath Singh election result 2017 LIVE: PM Modi's 'Experiment boy' awaits Allahabad (West) results
Sidharth Nath Singh election result 2017 LIVE: PM Modi's 'Experiment boy' awaits Allahabad (West) results

BJP's national secretary Sidharth Nath Singh awaits his debut electoral results as counting for selecting the MLA in Allahabad (West) for UP Assembly Polls 2017 began on Saturday. Here are the live updates:-

Azam Khan says SP will win 380 seats; gets math wrong

Uttar Pradesh`s senior minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Friday trashed all exit polls and predicted 380 seats for his Samajwadi Party.

Membership of 18 UP legislators cancelled

The membership of 18 members of the outgoing Uttar Pradesh assembly has been cancelled for defection, officials said on Friday.

Uttar Pradesh poll results to decide fate of regional satraps

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP and its ally, Apna Dal, swept the polls bagging 73 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, riding the Modi wave.

3-tier security for counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh
3-tier security for counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh

Amid tight security arrangements, counting of votes for all the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats will be taken up on Friday.

Amar Singh blames Akhilesh Yadav over Congress tie-up

Amar Singh flayed the Akhilesh Yadav government for corruption and non-development and hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking courageous decisions.
 

Samajwadi Party doesn't rule out aligning with Mayawati

While asserting it will retain power in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday did not rule out joining hands with arch rival Mayawati to prevent Presidents rule in the case of a fractured mandate.

Exit polls predict BJP emerging as largest party in Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi says SP-Congress alliance will win
Exit polls predict BJP emerging as largest party in Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi says SP-Congress alliance will win

Zee News polls of polls said BJP would win 219 seats in UP, Congress 122 and BSP.

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav does not rule out post-poll tie-up with BSP, says open to 'all possibilities'
UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav does not rule out post-poll tie-up with BSP, says open to 'all possibilities'

With exit polls predicting a hung Assembly, Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday did not completely rule out a post-poll tie-up with the BSP.

Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, Uttarakhand; close fight likely in Punjab, mixed verdict in Goa, Manipur
Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, Uttarakhand; close fight likely in Punjab, mixed verdict in Goa, Manipur

The exit polls on Thursday predicted a hung Assembly in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh where they said BJP would emerge as the largest single party.

Open to "all possibilities" to prevent BJP from coming to power: Akhilesh

With exit polls predicting a hung Assembly, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today did not completely rule out a post-poll tie-up with the BSP to prevent BJP from coming to power in the state.

Aparna Yadav election result 2017: Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law loses to Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Lucknow Cantt
Aparna Yadav election result 2017: Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law loses to Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Lucknow Cantt

Lucknow: Aparna Yadav has lost elections to BJP's Rita Joshi from Lucknow Cantt. seat.

UP exit polls results 2017 analysis: BJP to emerge as single largest party - Here's what it may mean for PM Narendra Modi and Akhilesh Yadav
UP exit polls results 2017 analysis: BJP to emerge as single largest party - Here's what it may mean for PM Narendra Modi and Akhilesh Yadav

Whatever the results may be on March 11, the UP elections will be remembered for a long time to be one of the most closely and bitterly contested elections in recent times.

Expelled SP leader Amar Singh sings different tune, slams verbal attack on PM Modi during UP polls
Expelled SP leader Amar Singh sings different tune, slams verbal attack on PM Modi during UP polls

Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Thursday disapproved of attacks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and other leaders during UP electioneering.

Uttar Pradesh exit polls 2017: As it happened
Uttar Pradesh exit polls 2017: As it happened

Various exit polls have predicted the winner and performances of various political parties in the high-decibel electoral battle of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017. 

Lucknow anti-terror operation: UP ATS arrests two, including former IAF employee, in Kanpur
Lucknow anti-terror operation: UP ATS arrests two, including former IAF employee, in Kanpur

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad killed Saifullah, a resident of Manohar Nagar in Kanpur, in an 11-hour-long gunfight in Thakurganj's Haji colony on Wednesday.

Mulayam Singh exudes confidence, says SP-Congress alliance will get majority in UP, Akhilesh will become CM again
Mulayam Singh exudes confidence, says SP-Congress alliance will get majority in UP, Akhilesh will become CM again

Ahead of counting of votes for the recently concluded assembly elections in five states, Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday exuded confidence that his party will win the crucial polls in Uttar Pradesh.

How UP ATS tracked Islamic State operatives and killed Saifullah in Lucknow - REVEALED
How UP ATS tracked Islamic State operatives and killed Saifullah in Lucknow - REVEALED

A day after security forces killed Saifullah - who was a 'self-radicalised' terrorist inspired by the jihadi ideology of terror outfit Islamic State – chilling details of the entire operation was conducted has now come to fore.

Agra: Parents write to PM Narendra Modi seeking help for daughter suffering from thalassemia
Agra: Parents write to PM Narendra Modi seeking help for daughter suffering from thalassemia

The couple sought medical aid from the Prime Minister for their daughter, who is suffering from blood disorder disease, Thalassemia.

UP polls: Voting underway for Alapur seat

Voting in Alapur constituency of Ambedkar Nagar is currently underway.

Kanpur: Traffic police towing a motorbike with man sitting on it – Watch funny video
Kanpur: Traffic police towing a motorbike with man sitting on it – Watch funny video

In a funny incident, Traffic Police towed a motorbike with man sitting on it from Bada Chauraha area of Kanpur.

Congress rejects BJP's charge of 'poor show' by Priyanka Gandhi, says she managed entire UP poll campaign
Congress rejects BJP's charge of 'poor show' by Priyanka Gandhi, says she managed entire UP poll campaign

Rejecting BJP's charge of 'poor show' by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress has said that Sonia Gandhi's daughter did more for the party than ever and managed the entire election campaign from Delhi.

Don't glorify terrorists, learn from ISIS suspect Saifullah's father: BJP to Kashmiri extremists
Don't glorify terrorists, learn from ISIS suspect Saifullah's father: BJP to Kashmiri extremists

Praising the father of Saifullah, the ISIS terror accused killed in an operation in Lucknow, for not accepting his son`s body, the BJP on Thursday said that extremist elements in Kashmir should take lessons from the former rather than glorifying a terrorist.

Kotdwar Results 2017: BJP's Harak Singh wins
Kotdwar Results 2017: BJP's Harak Singh wins

The Kotdwar assembly constituency which dramatically affected the outcome of the previous assembly elections in 2012 is again a cynosure of all eyes as an interesting battle between heavyweights Harak Singh Rawat of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)and Surendra Singh Negi of Congress is in offing.