Maurya said that BJP will get absolute majority in the polls and form the government which will be devoted to the people.
49-year-old Gayatri is facing imminent arrest following an FIR lodged against him
"Modi did not come to Azamgarh as he knew that SP was getting all the 10 seats in the district."
Azad said that Priyanka had taken up "a role in election management that leaves her no time to campaign for the party.
Mukhtar, the MLA from Mau Sadar for four consecutive terms — had first won the seat in 1996 as a BSP nominee.
The village was selected for the launch of the signature drive because of its Congress-linked history.
In jail since 2005 in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case, Ansari is an accused in more than 40 criminal cases.
A divide in Sangh Parivar is posing a hurdle to BJP and Maurya. His remarks against Hindu gods and goddesses have returned to haunt him.
Pindra candidate Ajai Rai was booked under NSA, jailed, then HC set it aside
“As far as tickets are concerned, it would have been better (if tickets were given to Muslims) We will address their concerns by compensating them if we form government in the state,” he said.
The high court was hearing an appeal by Election Commission against the trial court order that had allowed Ansari to go out and campaign from 7am to 8pm till March 4, when the constituency goes to polls.
On dais, the two fiercely attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and indicated that their friendship will continue after the elections. On ground, workers of their parties showed signs of getting along.
Pointing towards Rajhbhar, who was holding a stick, which is also SBSP’s poll symbol, Modi said power of the stick will be seen on March 11 when the poll results will be announced.
In homes Rahul visited, Vimla Devi is unsure where her vote will go, Pradyuman will vote for ‘Modi’ while Bade Lal will go with ‘Panja’
Maurya’s alleged remarks about Hindu gods and goddesses have returned to haunt him.
Most migrant workers The Indian Express spoke to across this region seem not to expect UP to miraculously yield jobs.
"Akhilesh says he has talked about donkeys in fun...I want ask whether the bad state of police stations, people being stabbed and land being grabbed are also a part of fun."
"Rajnathji has said the right thing, we could have given ticket (to Muslims)," she said, referring to Rajnath Singh.
The poll process remained largely peaceful in respective constituencies spread over 11 districts of the state.
Naqvi, however, said the BJP believes in taking along all the sections of the society and that the community will be adequately compensated if the party comes to power in the state.
Shah's remarks came hours after the Delhi HC rejected custody parole to Mukhtar to canvass for himself in the ongoing Assembly polls.
Her retort came a day after SP MP from Kannauj Dimple Yadav said in Jaunpur, "Buaa ji (Mayawati) has been waiting with a Raakhi in her hand. But after SP's alliance with Congress, she is feeling the pain."
On the hype on the SP-Congress alliance, Modi said soon after entering into an understanding they were claiming they will get a two-thirds majority.
Despite having a substantial Muslim population in the state, BJP has not fielded even a single Muslim candidate in UP.
Voting is on Monday for the fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh's 51 assembly constituencies covering 11 districts.
"It has been three years now since your government came to power, where has that train gone," asked Akhilesh.
At an election rally in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Akhilesh asked PM Modi whom did the latter copy when he wore a costly suit when President Barack Obama visited India last year.
Earlier on Sunday, a senior police official claimed there was a threat to PM Narendra Modi's life in the Mau rally
UP elections fifth phase polling: The voting was slow in the first two hours but picked up pace as the day progressed.
Mukhtar Ansari’s counsel had earlier said EC’s claims were baseless and so they could not be used to restrict his movement in his constituency
The government has provided progress, employment, education. But everything is meaningless without a Ram Temple," Katiyar said.
UP fifth phase polling: The districts going to polls in this phase are Balrampur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Basti, Siddharth Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi and Sultanpur.
Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2017 Live updates: Fifth phase of voting begins
She reached out to farmers, saying she would waive farm loans up to Rs 1 lakh.
The gutted S6 coach of Sabarmati Express still stands at the Godhra railway yard, a grim reminder of one of the worst tragedies in India’s recent history.
Ayodhya is a prestige constituency for the BJP. It rose to power on the back of the Ram Mandir movement and, after the demolition, won the assembly seat four times before suffering a shock defeat to the SP in 2012.