Nine of the elected candidates were from the BJP and four from the Samajwadi Party. They included Keshav Prasad Maurya and Swami Prasad Maurya, who had quit the BJP and joined the Samajwadi Party.
The SBSP chief said that the tradition of staging a protest during the Governor’s address should be stopped
It is the first session of Yogi Adityanath's government's second tenure. The state government is slated to present its first budget of the second term on May 26.
"Situation is very grim. We will raise all these issues in the assembly, and will seek an answer from the government," SP MLA said, adding that the BJP-led government has miserably failed on all front
In the 100-member Legislative Council, the BJP currently has 34 MLCs, the Samajwadi Party (SP) 17 and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) four.
‘Handing UP affairs to Priyanka was a political misfire’: Senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela
The lack of dialogue in Congress is the biggest problem, the former Gujarat chief minister said, adding that Sonia used to make decisions after listening to everyone.
There was open public displeasure against several ministers and MLAs of the last term largely owing to the fact that these leaders would hardly go and meet people in the constituency.
The process is slow, but it has started. This process started not because of any Left ideology, but due to the socio-economic empowerment of the poor communities.
For the post of Deputy Chief Minister, the names of Swatantra Dev Singh, Baby Rani Maurya, Brijesh Pathak and Keshav Prasad Maurya are in talks.
Religion sells. In most parts of the world, mixing politics with religion is recognised as an unwholesome practice.
Her outburst came through a series of tweets two days after the BSP slumped to its lowest ever tally of seats in Uttar Pradesh, winning just one in the current state polls.
The saffron brigade retaining power can be attributed to women, who seem to have consolidated behind the party over a slew of issues, including free ration, gas cylinders and improved law and order.
The vote share of the Asaddudin Owaisi-led party was just around 0.43 per cent of the total votes polled across the 403 assembly seats in the state, the Election Commission website showed.
'The struggle will continue in public interest': Akhilesh thanks UP voters for doubling Samajwadi Party's tally
Congratulating all the MLAs of the SP-led alliance, Yadav asked them to discharge their responsibilities sincerely.
Singh was serving as the joint director of the federal probe agency at its zonal office in Lucknow and he took voluntary retirement from service (VRS), which was approved by the Centre in January.
At 47, Akhilesh, who led his party to one of the most crucial electoral battles of his life, has come out of the shadow of his father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Having represented the constituency five times in Lok Sabha, the man in the saffron robe was entrusted the task of heading the most crucial state in Hindi heartland in 2017.
There are several factors that helped BJP retain power in Uttar Pradesh. Many women leaders of party attributed the victory to the MY (Modi-Yogi) model of governance.
With the ruling camp retaining power in UP with a clear mandate,
A senior leader said if she had started a year and a half back, things would have been a little different. She should keep focusing on UP and continue her people connect which will help in 2024.