UP assembly polls

Congress announces five candidates for UP bypolls

Congress President Sonia Gandhi approved the candidates for the forthcoming bye-elections to the legislative assembly of Uttar Pradesh, a party release said.

Sep 03, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

PM Modi asks CM Adityanath to solve water crisis in UP ahead of 2022 Assembly polls

To expedite projects related to water resources, the Modi government would release Rs 9,000 crore to UP which includes water-starved regions of Bundelkhand and Vindhyachal, reports said.

Jun 17, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Mayawati kicks-off campaign to reclaim Dalit vote, says situation in country worse than Emergency

In 2017 UP Assembly polls, BSP got only 19 of the 403 seats.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Stock markets likely to cheer BJP's strong show in UP, U'khand: Experts

Stock markets are expected to cheer the stunning victory of BJP in UP Assembly polls and may scale to new highs on hopes of further economic reforms, say experts.

Mar 12, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

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.

Mar 11, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

UP polls: Voting underway for Alapur seat

Voting in Alapur constituency of Ambedkar Nagar is currently underway.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Polling for Alapur seat in UP tomorrow

All preparations have been completed for polling in Alapur constituency in Ambedkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh tomorrow.

Mar 08, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Nationalism is a bad word only in India: Arun Jaitley

Union Minster Arun Jaitley today said nationalism is considered a bad word only in India even as he accused the opposition parties of "orchestrating" the the Ramjas College row ahead of the UP Assembly polls.

Mar 02, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

UP minister sacked after he joins BSP on ticket denial

UP Minister Vijay Mishra, Lucknow, Assmebly polls, Akhilesh Yadav

Feb 26, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

Samajwadi Party-Congress tie-up an alliance of youngsters: Akhilesh Yadav

The SP-Congress tie-up is an alliance between two youngsters which would change the course of politics both at the national and state levels, SP chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Sunday.

Feb 26, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Assembly elections: Cash, liquor seizures go through the roof in 2017

The seizure of suspected cash, liquor and drugs during the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Punjab this year has witnessed a huge jump from last polls.

Feb 26, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

BJP leader Kalraj Mishra calls Samajwadi Party, 'party of terrorists'

Union minister for micro and small industries Kalraj Mishra today termed the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as a "party of terrorists".

Feb 25, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Why is Congress forcing ''immature'' Rahul Gandhi into UP? asks Amit Shah

Amit Shah`s response comes to Sheila Dikshit`s statement saying that Rahul Gandhi is not a mature politician but is ready to take over the reins of the party.

Feb 24, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

We do not discriminate between Ramadan and Diwali: Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s allegation that his government discriminated against a religion and favoured another.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:39 PM IST

Mayawati lashing out due to sheer desperation, can foresee her loss in UP: BJP

Launching a scathing attack at Amit Shah over his `Kasab` remark, Mayawati said, "there is no bigger `Kasab` (terrorist) than the Bharatiya Janata Party president.

Feb 24, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

BJP coining petty acronyms fearing defeat: Akhilesh on KASAB remark

Hitting out at Amit Shah for 'KASAB' remark, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today accused BJP leaders of coining petty acronyms for the fear of defeat in the the Assembly polls.

Feb 23, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav Government has done nothing than advertisement: Keshav Prasad Maurya

In a scathing attack at Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing but only involved in advertisement.

Feb 23, 2017, 12:16 PM IST