Leaders from across political parties upbeat after first phase of polling in UP

With the first round of polling in 58 Assembly seats of Uttar Pradesh witnessing a voter turnout of over 60 per cent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders claimed on Friday that it is the start of the party’s journey to electoral victory, while SP chief Akhilesh Yadav asserted that it is the … Read more

Uttar Pradesh assembly elections: Voting peaceful; EVM glitches at a few places

More than 61% voted in the first phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The percentage is likely to be revised upwards. Fifty-eight constituencies across 11 districts of western UP went to polls in the first of 7-phase elections, which was largely peaceful. Instances of errors in EVMs were reported from a few … Read more

UP farmers getting high prices of their produce, claims Adityanath

Farmers in Uttar Pradesh have access to better market and getting high prices of their produce due to the state government‘s consistent efforts, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed here on Saturday. After inaugurating a “jaggery festival”, the CM asserted his government has been working relentlessly to double the farmers’ income by making them available a … Read more