How much the top-paid male, female CEOs made in 2021

Here are the highest paid male and female CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2021, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP’s compensation study covered 340 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, which filed … Read more

Two EVM-laden trucks have gone missing in Varanasi: SP, allies

The Samajwadi Party and its allies on Tuesday alleged that two trucks laden with electronic voting machines have gone missing in Varanasi after the March 7 voting. The SP along with its allies Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj party and Janwadi Party (Socialist) made the allegation in a memorandum submitted to the office of Chief Electoral Officer … Read more

UP elections: ‘Sulking’ booth officers hurt party, says BJP

BJP leaders from various parts of Uttar Pradesh have alleged that names of many voters who could have voted for the party were found missing in the final list on voting day in many phases of polling. Some hinted at an adverse role being played by government employees, including teachers, who were ap- pointed as … Read more

Rush of political leaders at Kashi Vishwanath temple in final phase of UP polls

As the fiercely contested Uttar Pradesh assembly elections enter the final round, the Kashi Vishwanath temple here is witnessing a rush of political leaders. They have been making a beeline at the famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva since the past few days in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency and the focus of … Read more

UP Phase 6: Can Yogi Adityanath help BJP repeat its dominant performance of 2017?

(This story originally appeared in on Mar 03, 2022) NEW DELHI: BJP versus (SP vs BSP) … Well that’s how we can describe the electoral contest in 2017 in the 57 seats that are voting today in the Phase 6 of Uttar Pradesh elections. The battle for UP is now in its eastern parts of … Read more

No bahubalis, only Bajrangbali in Uttar Pradesh under Yogi government: Amit Shah

Amid the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday promised that free LPG cylinders would be provided to people on Holi and Diwali if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government returns to power in the state. Addressing a public meeting at Unchahar in Raebareli, Shah said, “For so many years … Read more

UP’s perfume capital Kannauj heads for a close battle between BJP & SP

Perfume capital and a traditional Samajwadi Party bastion, Kannauj is headed for a close contest between the BJP and the SP, with law and order and welfare policies cited by BJP supporters as reason for their support even as halting of vikas (development) in the district, unemployment and resentment against the BJP’s religious plank bolsters … Read more

Akhilesh, Jayant attack CM over ‘garmi’ comment, say he insulted people of western UP

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary on Friday attacked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his alleged remarks on the “hot-blooded” leaders of their alliance and accused him of insulting the people of western Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath had recently said the “khoon ki garmi” of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leaders … Read more

SP-RLD alliance a pact among ‘goons’, says Keshav Prasad Maurya

Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday alleged that the opposition alliance is forged among the “goondas and mafia” of the state. He said that election in UP is a fight between this “goondaism” and the BJP‘s “good governance”. Maurya was in Agra to campaign for nine candidates fielded from the … Read more

SP to register names for providing free electricity

The Samajwadi Party will start a campaign from Wednesday to register people who wish to get 300 units of household electricity free, a poll promise made by the party if it comes to power. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav appealed to people on Tuesday that those who have household electricity connections should get the name that … Read more