According to the police, the journalist who was on a motorbike overtook the car in which three persons were seated. Enraged by this, the three men allegedly thrashed the journalist.
Acharya Satyendra Das said that he suggested that Adityanath should contest from Gorakhpur as people whose houses and shops were demolished here due to infrastructure projects were opposing him.
SP releases list of 159, gives largest chunk of tickets to non-Yadav OBCs 31 Muslims, 29 SCs, 15 Yadav candidates get ticket, 18 turncoats fielded.
Satish Premi who claimed to be a dedicated worker of the SP for the last 25 years also expressed anguish over the selection of Vimlesh Kumari as the party's candidate from the reserved Chandausi sea
The claim was made by Swami Avimukteshwaranand in his reply to a query on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's status as a saint and the mahant of Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur.
After failing to stitch an alliance with BJP in Uttar Pradesh, the top leadership of JDU has started targeting Union Minister RCP Singh.
A video, now viral on social media, has the boy's family showing external injuries on his body to a senior policeman.
Rai joined the party here in the presence of deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma besides state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh.
BSP chief Mayawati termed the Congress as a party which divides the opposition votes against the BJP, and urged voters to ignore it.
The farmers were fined on Saturday for illegally catching wild boars from fields, forest ranger Kuldeep Singh said.
Union Home Minister and senior BJP poll strategist Amit Shah on Saturday hit the ground in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh by launching a door-to-door campaign in Kairana.
The candidates declared in the second list include 23 from the Muslim community, 10 from Scheduled Castes, 12 from OBC, two Brahmins and four others.
SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav made a formal announcement that the SP chief would contest the upcoming election from Karhal seat in Mainpuri.
Yogi Adityanath, the politician dressed in saffron, is well known for his ambition to replace Narendra Modi as the BJP’s prime ministerial nominee.
EC allows relaxation from Jan 28, Feb 1 for meetings for Phase 1, 2 polls