Uttar Pradesh polls

Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar dismisses claims of joining BJP

The SBSP had fought the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls with the BJP, but severed ties with the saffron party as Rajbhar quit the Yogi Adityanath cabinet before the 2019 general elections.

published on : 20th March 2022

Samajwadi Party to hold meeting of newly elected MLAs, legislative council members on March 26

In the recently-held polls, the BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh by winning 255 of the 403 assembly seats, while the SP won 111 seats.

published on : 19th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh poll results show people voted for nationalism, development: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath played holi with full enthusiasm with colour and flower petals amidst slogans of 'Yogi Yogi' and 'Jai Shri Ram'.

published on : 19th March 2022

Three held for allegedly pelting stones on BJP supporters during poll victory celebration in Uttar Pradesh

Bulldozer had become a part of the BJP's election campaign with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath mentioning it frequently in his speeches.

published on : 12th March 2022

Over half of Hindu voters back BJP, Muslim electors favour SP in Uttar Pradesh: Post-poll survey

The BJP saw a marginal increase in its support among the Muslim voters as compared to the 2017 Assembly elections.

published on : 12th March 2022

1 out of 148: Uttar Pradesh Congress women candidates fail to make mark, forfeit deposits

Living up to the party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's promise to give 40 per cent of the tickets to women candidates, the Congress fielded 148 of them, of which only one secured a win.

published on : 12th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Victory margin less than 5,000 for 49 candidates

The narrowest victory margin was registered in Dhampur, where BJP's Ashok Kumar Rana defeated SP's Naeem-ul-Hasan by 203 votes.

published on : 12th March 2022

Heads roll in Uttar Pradesh Congress after poor results, electronic media coordinator Zeeshan Haider expelled

After Congress' dismal showing in the polls, Zeeshan Haider had blamed people close to Priyanka Gandhi for the poor performance.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath submits resignation to Governor Anandiben Patel

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and guidance.

published on : 11th March 2022

Upbeat over BJP's win in four states, party MLAs attend assembly session in saffron attire

Some of the BJP MLAs expressed confidence that the saffron wave will also sweep Jharkhand in the next assembly polls.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath chairs last meeting of outgoing Cabinet, thanks people for support in polls

The BJP and its alliance partners bagged 273 of 403 Assembly seats in the elections, the results of which were announced on Thursday.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh polls: Fighting from jail, Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan and Nahid Hasan win their seats

Khan, a former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister, registered victory from Rampur seat and Nahid Hasan logged his third assembly poll win from Kairana.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Voters reject most dons-turned-politicians

These include Dhananjay Singh (Malhani), Vijay Mishra (Gyanpur), Yash Bhadra Singh Monu (Isauli) and Amarmani Tripathi (Nautanwa), son of Purvanchal strongman Yatra Amanmani Tripathi.

published on : 11th March 2022

BSP's supporters feared 'jungle raj' if Samajwadi Party returned, voted for BJP: Mayawati

Mayawati said it was the media's aggressive propaganda showing the BSP as the 'B team of the BJP' that drove away Muslims and anti-BJP voters from it.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh polls 2022: NOTA voters rise in constituencies of Gautam Buddh district

Noida, Dadri and Jewar assembly seats in Gautam Buddh Nagar were won by BJP's Pankaj Singh, Tejpal Nagar and Dhirendra Singh, respectively, in 2017 state polls as well as in 2022.

published on : 11th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh polls: BJP MLA Bhupesh Chaubey who did sit-ups, gave massage retains Robertsganj seat

Bhupesh Chaubey from Robertsganj constituency in Sonbhadra district secured 84,496 of the total votes counted, defeating his nearest rival, Avinash Kushwaha of the Samajwadi Party.

published on : 11th March 2022

Victory of '80-20': AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Uttar Pradesh poll results

The Hyderabad MP felt that such an atmosphere would continue for many more years in the country's democracy.

published on : 11th March 2022

'It's mandate of people': Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya accepts poll defeat

Maurya lost the assembly poll contest in Sirathu to Samajwadi Party leader and Union Minister Anupriya Patel's sister Pallavi by 7,337 votes.

published on : 11th March 2022

Lessons and trends from the UP elections

The thumping victory of the BJP in UP puts aside the narratives of double anti-incumbency against the double engine government.

published on : 11th March 2022

Saffron reigns in Uttar Pradesh as BJP scores thumping win, Samajwadi Party at distant second

BJP with its allies was winning or leading in 274 seats out of 403, becoming the first party in over three decades to form a government for a second consecutive time in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 11th March 2022
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