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Division of Uttar Pradesh back in focus as 2019 Lok Sabha polls approach

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections months away, the issue of division of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state, is back in focus.

Sep 11, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Cong defends centre`s letter to Maya

Defending the Centre`s letter to UP on division of the state, Congress said the centre has a right to question the feasibility of the move.

Dec 20, 2011, 18:01 PM IST

Nitish backs Mayawati on dividing UP

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Wednesday lent support to his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Mayawati`s
stand to carve out four new states out of Uttar Pradesh.

Nov 16, 2011, 15:31 PM IST

Cong cautious over Mayawati`s plans to divide UP

Congress reacted cautiously to
Mayawati`s reported plans to divide UP into 4
parts saying the party favours a State Reorganization
Commission.

Nov 09, 2011, 20:21 PM IST

Congress, BSP playing games over UP division: BJP

The BJP Wednesday accused the central and Uttar Pradesh governments of playing politics in the name of Bundelkhand and said the situation in the backward region was turning from "bad to worse" each day.

Nov 09, 2011, 16:00 PM IST

Congress wants SRC before UP’s division

In a bid to counter BSP chief Mayawati’s plan to divide Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Wednesday hit back saying the second State Reorganization Commission (SRC) be constituted first before such a move.

Nov 09, 2011, 14:56 PM IST