Robert Vadra gives Priyanka Gandhi 10 out of 10 for UP polls, says he will enter politics if people want

Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra has said he is ready to enter politics “if people want” and this will allow him to serve them in a major way. Speaking to a local YouTube channel on Sunday after offering prayers at the Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, Robert Vadra (53), the husband of Congress general … Read more

Amit Shah meets Yogi Adityanath, congratulates him on massive poll victory in UP

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for BJP‘s victory in the state. “Congratulated Yogi Adityanath on the massive victory of BJP in UP. The way he implemented poor welfare schemes of the Centre on the ground and strengthened the law and order under the guidance of PM … Read more

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

The BJP got the support of the over half of the Hindu voters while the Samajwadi Party was backed by over two-third of Muslim electors in the just-concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a post-poll survey has revealed. According to the findings of the CSDS-Lokniti survey, the BJP saw a marginal increase in its support among … Read more

UP CM Yogi Adityanath submits resignation to governor

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Governor Anandiben Patel at the Raj Bhavan here and handed over his resignation to her, paving the way for the formation of the new government. The governor accepted Adityanath’s resignation and requested him to continue as the caretaker chief minister along with his cabinet till further … 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

55.13 pc voter turnout recorded in seventh phase of UP Assembly polls

Over 55 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the seventh and last phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for 54 seats on Monday. Voting started at 7 am. It ended at 4 pm in the Chakia (Chandauli), Robertsganj and the Duddhi (Sonbhadra) seats, while in the rest of the segments, it continued till … Read more

Uttar Pradesh elections: Final phase of polling today

Voting for the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections covering 54 seats, including those falling under the PM’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi, will be held on Monday, completing the almost month-long voting process in the politically crucial state that had begun on February 10. This phase, which will decide the fate of … Read more

UP polls: BJP in for tough fight in Mirzapur

The contest for the five assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur appears to be challenging for the BJP even though it had swept the district, neighbouring the prime minister’s Varanasi parliamentary constituency, last time riding the “Modi wave”. The five seats of Mirzapur – Chunar, Mariyan, Mirzapur Nagar, Majhawan and Chhanbey – will vote in … Read more

No party in world lies as much as BJP, its leaders: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday claimed that no other political party in the world lies as much as the BJP and its leaders, and hit out at it for keeping the youth waiting for jobs in the last five years even as it kept on selling all government properties. Addressing a mega joint … 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