Uttar Pradesh ELECTIONS 2017

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February 28, 2017 9:28 pm

Maurya said that BJP will get absolute majority in the polls and form the government which will be devoted to the people.

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February 28, 2017 9:21 pm

49-year-old Gayatri is facing imminent arrest following an FIR lodged against him

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February 28, 2017 6:11 pm

"Modi did not come to Azamgarh as he knew that SP was getting all the 10 seats in the district."

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February 28, 2017 6:08 pm

Azad said that Priyanka had taken up "a role in election management that leaves her no time to campaign for the party.

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February 28, 2017 1:23 pm

Mukhtar, the MLA from Mau Sadar for four consecutive terms — had first won the seat in 1996 as a BSP nominee.

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February 28, 2017 1:26 pm

The village was selected for the launch of the signature drive because of its Congress-linked history.

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February 28, 2017 1:28 pm

In jail since 2005 in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case, Ansari is an accused in more than 40 criminal cases.

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February 28, 2017 1:29 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 2:04 pm

Pindra candidate Ajai Rai was booked under NSA, jailed, then HC set it aside

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February 28, 2017 1:38 pm

“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.

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February 28, 2017 1:38 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 1:41 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 1:42 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 1:43 pm

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’

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February 28, 2017 1:44 pm

Maurya’s alleged remarks about Hindu gods and goddesses have returned to haunt him.

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February 28, 2017 1:46 pm

Most migrant workers The Indian Express spoke to across this region seem not to expect UP to miraculously yield jobs.

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February 28, 2017 1:49 pm

"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."

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February 28, 2017 1:55 pm

"Rajnathji has said the right thing, we could have given ticket (to Muslims)," she said, referring to Rajnath Singh.

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February 28, 2017 1:51 pm

The poll process remained largely peaceful in respective constituencies spread over 11 districts of the state.

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February 28, 2017 1:54 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 1:55 pm

Shah's remarks came hours after the Delhi HC rejected custody parole to Mukhtar to canvass for himself in the ongoing Assembly polls.

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February 28, 2017 1:58 pm

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."

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February 28, 2017 1:59 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Despite having a substantial Muslim population in the state, BJP has not fielded even a single Muslim candidate in UP.

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February 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Voting is on Monday for the fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh's 51 assembly constituencies covering 11 districts.

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February 28, 2017 2:01 pm

"It has been three years now since your government came to power, where has that train gone," asked Akhilesh.

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February 28, 2017 2:01 pm

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.

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February 28, 2017 2:03 pm

Earlier on Sunday, a senior police official claimed there was a threat to PM Narendra Modi's life in the Mau rally

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February 27, 2017 1:24 pm

UP elections fifth phase polling: The voting was slow in the first two hours but picked up pace as the day progressed.

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February 28, 2017 2:04 pm

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

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February 27, 2017 10:53 am

The government has provided progress, employment, education. But everything is meaningless without a Ram Temple," Katiyar said.

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February 27, 2017 10:59 am

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.

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February 27, 2017 8:17 pm

Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2017 Live updates: Fifth phase of voting begins

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February 27, 2017 11:06 am

She reached out to farmers, saying she would waive farm loans up to Rs 1 lakh.

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February 27, 2017 9:32 am

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.

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February 27, 2017 11:09 am

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.