UP elections

Over 20 per cent turnout till 10 am in UP Legislative Council polls 

In the 100-member Legislative Council, the BJP currently has 34 MLCs, the Samajwadi Party (SP) 17 and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) four.

published on : 9th April 2022

Uttar Pradesh: Voting for 27 Legislative Council seats underway

It is an opportunity for the saffron party to enjoy a majority in both the Houses of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature.

published on : 9th April 2022

PM Modi, top BJP leaders, industrialists to attend Adityanath's oath ceremony

A three-layer security will be put in place at the venue. The Lucknow police commissionerate has also issued a detailed traffic diversion plan for the entire day. 

published on : 24th March 2022

‘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.

published on : 18th March 2022

Women, caste combination, age, performance key factors in Yogi Cabinet 2.0: Sources

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.

published on : 17th March 2022

Lesson from state polls 2022: Caste to class, BJP reaps benefit of welfare schemes

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.

published on : 15th March 2022

New faces likely in Yogi Cabinet 2.0; caste balance, performance to decide new team

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.

published on : 13th March 2022

Yogi Adityanath: The victory of communalism

Religion sells. In most parts of the world, mixing politics with religion is recognised as an unwholesome practice.

published on : 13th March 2022

Mayawati accuses media of adopting casteist approach, bars BSP spokesperson from TV debates

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.

published on : 12th March 2022

BJP's UP election win decoded: Women propel saffron surge in state

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.

published on : 12th March 2022

Just 0.43 per cent votes for Asaddudin Owaisi's AIMIM in UP polls

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

'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.

published on : 11th March 2022

11 UP ministers lose polls; debutants Rajeshwar Singh, Asim Arun, turncoat Aditi Singh shine

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

Left calls for Opposition unity to take on BJP after saffron party sweeps across state polls

In  the wake of the BJP’s thumping election victory in four of the five states that had gone to the polls, the Left has called for opposition unity to take on the saffron party.

published on : 11th March 2022

Despite Akhilesh's all-out effort, hooliganism tag punctures Samajwadi cycle

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

Assembly polls: Women leaders hail UP’s 'Modi-Yogi' model

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

Yogi Adityanath: Hindutva mascot emerges as mass leader with ear to ground

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

INTERVIEW | ‘Time for rivals to introspect’: UP BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh

With the ruling camp retaining power in UP with a clear mandate,

published on : 11th March 2022

Brand value diminished? Priyanka Gandhi’s charm fails to work in UP

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.

published on : 11th March 2022

Worst ever performance for BSP as BJP hijacks social justice plank to eclipse Mayawati

The outfit formed to represent Bahujans — Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes — has shrunk to just one seat in the 403-member House in the state.

published on : 11th March 2022
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