UP Elections

Two SP leaders, one Congress leader from UP join BJP

Samajwadi Party's sitting MLA Sharadveer Singh and former minister Shivakant Ojha, and former Congress MP Rakesh Sachan joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at its headquarters.

published on : 27th January 2022

UP polls: SP releases third list of 56 candidates, rewards bigwigs who recently joined party

Prominent among the heavyweight turncoats who figured in the SP list which had candidates across the phases are former Yogi minister Dara Singh Chauhan and four senior BSP leaders

published on : 27th January 2022

Akhilesh picks nominee for Ayodhya polls, other parties ponder over candidates

The BSP and Congress are also yet to come out with the names of their candidates but people here see the poll as a direct fight between the SP and the BJP.

published on : 27th January 2022

'Half income, double inflation' vs 'Saifai Mahotsav': Yogi, Akhilesh engage in fresh verbal duel

Reiterating the promise made by Samajwadi Party during the ongoing election campaigning for upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Yadav urged the people to elect his government.

published on : 27th January 2022

UP polls: 'Kalyan Singh's son got my nomination rejected', says Shiv Sena candidate Guddu Pandit

Pandit had earlier alleged that it was at the behest of Rajveer Singh alias Raju Bhaiya that Samajwadi Party refused to give him a ticket.

published on : 27th January 2022

UP polls: BJP's Sayana MLA Devendra Singh Lodhi faces people's ire in village

In videos which went viral after his visit to the village, the villagers are purportedly heard hooting the MLA and raising slogans against him.

published on : 27th January 2022

Azad Samaj Party: Reaching out to Gorakhpur voters through 'nukkad sabhas'

The party said it has drawn inspiration from Dalit icon Kanshi Ram, a claim contested by a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, who termed it a "marketing" gimmick.

published on : 27th January 2022

'Doors are always open': BJP offers 'friendship' to Jayant Chaudhary as it reaches out to Jat leaders

Amit Shah said the ideology of both the party and the community is the same as both keep national interest first and have been fighting against 'invaders'.

published on : 27th January 2022

Villagers in UP's Budhana shout slogans against BJP candidate as he walks through

The MLA, along with his supporters, was at Rasoolpur Jatan village, in connection with some election-related work.

published on : 26th January 2022

Polarisation suits both BJP, SP, people need politics of another kind: Priyanka

She also said her party will take a call on whether to forge a post-poll alliance once the election results are out and if and when such a situation should arise.

published on : 26th January 2022

UP polls: Bulandshahr riot accused Yogesh Raj's nomination rejected

He had put forth his candidature as an independent candidate from the Syana Assembly seat in Bulandshahr district, according to local election officials.

published on : 26th January 2022

UP polls: Padrauna Congress candidate Manish Jaiswal quits party, may join BJP

Kushinagar Congress president Rajkumar Singh also quit the party. Both, Singh and Jaiswal are mulling over joining the BJP.

published on : 26th January 2022

UP polls: Samajwadi Party’s free power offer under poll panel’s scanner

Lawyer Yogesh Somvanshi of Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had submitted a complaint to the EC in this regard on January 20.

published on : 26th January 2022

BJP leadership 'cutting him to size'; there can only be one 'supreme leader': Priyanka on Adityanath fielded from Gorakhpur

I suppose in an autocratic system like BJPs', there can only be one supreme leader, the Congress general secretary said.

published on : 25th January 2022

UP polls: Muslims in Ayodhya pine for development, employment

The district should have better roads, parking facilities and factories also, Iqbal Ansari, who was an independent litigant and son of one of the oldest litigants in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri case.

published on : 25th January 2022
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