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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

Yearender 2017: The states where BJP won this year

2017 has been a good year for the BJP with resounding victories in several states. In the year gone by, BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Political parties spent Rs 5,500 crore on UP election campaign: Report

The UP polls saw a total of over Rs 5,500 crore spent on campaign by various parties, including about Rs 1,000 crore towards 'note for vote', with nearly one-third voters admitting to cash or liquor offer, a survey claimed on Friday.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

Amit Shah tells Ravi Shastri 'how karyakartas' singles helped BJP pile up 300+ in UP'; Twitterati goes gaga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his close aide and BJP chief Amit Shah recently displayed their 'wit and humour' and their knowledge of cricketing language when they received a congratulatory tweet from former cricketer and Team India director Ravi Shastri on UP poll victory.

Mar 17, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi may be appointed Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia his deputy

Amid growing clamour for ''structural changes'' in the Congress after its electoral drubbing in the recently concluded assembly elections 2017, it is highly likely that its vice president Rahul Gandhi may be appointed as the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha as part of the new shake up.

Mar 16, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Congress suffering from autoimmune disease, needs treatment from within: Priya Dutt

Congress leader Priya Dutt on Wednesday said that her party suffered from autoimmune disease.

Mar 15, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

BJP's victory celebrations in Delhi: As it happened

The BJP stormed back to power in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Saturday securing landslide wins.

Mar 12, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi is most dominant political leader in country, his appeal is pan-Indian: Congress leader Chidambaram

'Modi wave' hepled BJP storm to power in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years.

Mar 12, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Powered by strength of 125 crore Indians, 'New India' is emerging - This stands for development: PM Narendra Modi

'Modi wave' helped BJP storm to power in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years.

Mar 12, 2017, 15:24 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

UP Assembly Election 2017 Results: As it happened

The BJP achieved a stunning victory on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh and returned to power in the state after a 14-year gap.

Mar 11, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

PM Modi's roadshow in Varanasi Day 2: As it happened

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday held roadshow for the second consecutive day in Varanasi.

Mar 11, 2017, 19:37 PM 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

Assembly election results 2017: BJP sweeps Uttar Pradesh - As it happened

BJP swept Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

Mar 11, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

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. 

Mar 09, 2017, 16:28 PM 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

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: Over 60% voting recorded in final phase

Over 50 percent polling was reported on Wednesday in the seventh and last phase of Uttar Pradesh elections covering 40 Assembly seats spread over seven districts.

Mar 08, 2017, 18:02 PM IST