UP politics

Rae Bareli MLA Aditi Singh denies receiving Congress show-cause notice

Congress had boycotted the non-stop 36-hour special session of UP legislature on Gandhi Jayanti.

published on : 5th October 2019

BJP retains Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur assembly seat by 17,771 votes

BSP candidate Naushad Ali got 28,749 votes and Congress' Hardeepak Nishad came on fourth with a little over 16,000 votes.

published on : 27th September 2019

Hamirpur bypoll in UP set for four-way tussle

This is the first time since 2014, that the bypoll will be fought for, minus any alliances.  

published on : 19th September 2019

SP MLAs, workers taken into preventive custody ahead of CM Yogi's Kanpur visit

The opposition Samajwadi Party had planned to show black flags in protest. 

published on : 16th September 2019

Ahead of UP bypolls, Mayawati changes organisational set up of BSP yet again

The new organisational reshuffle is being viewed as an initiative of the BSP chief to strike a caste calculus by bringing Muslims, Backwards and Dalits at par.

published on : 5th September 2019

We preferred Yogi Adityanath’s work ethics, diligence while appointing UP CM: Amit Shah

Perceived more as an advocate of hardcore Hindutva and a right-wing poster boy, Yogi Aditynath’s selection to lead UP had rattled many.

published on : 28th July 2019

'They are running the Congress as private limited company': Rae Bareli’s Congress loyalist, who joined BJP

The Singhs who were Congress loyalists felt demeaned and strangulated by the party high command, forcing their exit from the Congress despite years of service and loyalty.

published on : 14th July 2019

Unhappy with lack of development in UP, Samajwadi MP Azam Khan thinking of quitting Parliament  and fighting Assembly polls

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, he had defeated BJP's Jaya Prada from the Ramgarh parliamentary constituency.

published on : 3rd June 2019

BJP freed UP from ‘NIZAM’: Amit Shah

NIZAM, he explained, stood for Nasimuddin Siddiqui , Imran Masood, Azam Khan, Atique Ahmed and Mukhtar Ansari.

published on : 10th April 2019

LS polls 2019: In Uttar Pradesh, ‘backward’ push pays rich dividends

In the battle of 2019, all the major parties have their eyes fixed on the Other Backward Castes vote bank as they constitute an overwhelming 40 per cent chunk of the state’s total population.

published on : 9th April 2019

Chowkis of Chowkidaar won’t be saved this time: Akhilesh Yadav

Yogi Adityanath did not even know how to take a dip at Kumbh, the former Chief Minister said.

published on : 8th April 2019

Former SP minister Choudhury Virendra Singh joins BJP

The joining of Choudhury Virendra Singh, a prominent Gujjar leader of west UP, has serve a big blow to the Mahagathbandan in west UP, which goes to polls in the first two phases.

published on : 30th March 2019

Priyanka Gandhi prepares Congress workers for 2022 polls

Her comment came as an indication of Congress' plan for the state and the reason Priyanka has been brought there.

published on : 28th March 2019

BJP still deciphering impact of Priyanka Gandhi's plunge  

The BJP, seemingly in a spot with SP and BSP joining hands, is still deciphering the potential impact of the Congress' 'trump card' entering the arena.

published on : 23rd January 2019

To fight SP-BSP, BJP set to ‘caste’ its net wide in Uttar Pradesh

Sources say BJP has split the state into four zones and entrusted key leaders with the task of translating the strategy to action by hand-picking caste leaders from each parliamentary constituency.

published on : 20th January 2019
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