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.
Uttar Pradesh News
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:-
Uttar Pradesh`s senior minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Friday trashed all exit polls and predicted 380 seats for his Samajwadi Party.
The membership of 18 members of the outgoing Uttar Pradesh assembly has been cancelled for defection, officials said on Friday.
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.
Amid tight security arrangements, counting of votes for all the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats will be taken up on Friday.
Amar Singh flayed the Akhilesh Yadav government for corruption and non-development and hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking courageous decisions.
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.
Zee News polls of polls said BJP would win 219 seats in UP, Congress 122 and BSP.
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.
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.
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.
Lucknow: Aparna Yadav has lost elections to BJP's Rita Joshi from Lucknow Cantt. seat.
Shivpal Yadav has bagged Jaswant Nagar seat.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The couple sought medical aid from the Prime Minister for their daughter, who is suffering from blood disorder disease, Thalassemia.
Voting in Alapur constituency of Ambedkar Nagar is currently underway.
In a funny incident, Traffic Police towed a motorbike with man sitting on it from Bada Chauraha area of Kanpur.
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.
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.
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.
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