Lalmani Verma


Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: Even in Lucknow and Kanpur low, a high; better turnout in 17 of 19 seats
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

In Lucknow West, which has a sizeable Muslim population, voting increased by 6 points from 50 per cent to 56.

UP elections 2017: Question: Bahu or Bahuguna? Answer: Jobs, development
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

At a polling station in Northern Railway Community Centre, Railways employees, who form a large section of voters in the city, said what mattered to them was not one’s political stature but one’s capability to develop Lucknow.

Sidelined Beni Prasad Verma says no one from SP invited him to campaign
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

A close associate of Verma said Mulayam was in touch with him.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Lucknow judges Akhilesh Yadav by his work
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

In Old City, voters acknowledge his work but also weigh options; in Cantt, they put their issues first.

Uttar Pradesh elections: If village gets graveyard, should get cremation ground too, says PM Modi
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Criticising the alliance between the SP and Congress, Modi said Akhilesh and Rahul Gandhi shook hands and hugged each other, but realised on the first day itself that the path ahead was difficult.

UP Elections: 3rd phase a litmus test for Akhilesh’s work
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Districts in this phase include Lucknow, Barabanki, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Kanpur City, Kanpur Dehat and Farrukhabad.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav opened incomplete projects to take credit, says Amit Shah
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Shah alleged that there was corruption in recruitment, road and Metro rail construction, and power procurement.

UP Elections 2017: Against Mukhtar Ansari, BJP fails to put up nominee, will support ally instead
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The SBSP had contested 2012 UP polls and 2014 Lok Sabha elections in alliance with Mukhtar Ansari’s Quami Ekta Dal (QED).

Lower voting where OBCs dominate, higher in SC seats
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

In areas where the single largest population is Muslim, the 22 seats followed a mixed pattern: higher voting in 12, lower in 10.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: There’s katta raj in state, alleges PM Modi
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Modi said that almost 50 per cent cases registered under the Arms Act across the country are reported from Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: JD(U) state chief supports SP-Cong alliance, party says he doesn’t exist
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

While JD(U) leader Suresh Niranjan, claiming to be the party state chief, had announced support for the alliance on Sunday, the party national leadership has denied this.

Uttar Pradesh elections: For Aparna Yadav, Netaji and Congress come together
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Mulayam makes no mention of Akhilesh while praising government; same day, Dimple campaigns separately for her sister-in-law.

Meanwhile in Uttar Pradesh, His Loneliness Mulayam Singh Yadav
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Virtually sidelined after his son Akhilesh took over the party in January, following a bitter internal tussle, Mulayam has so far attended rallies only for brother Shivpal Yadav.

UP elections 2017: Unite, vote for party that promised Ram temple, VHP tells Hindus
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The appeal was made from Lucknow, the centre of VHP’s Awadh Prant, where polling is scheduled on February 19.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Samajwadi Party asks five candidates to pull out, three refuse
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

According to a joint press statement issued by the alliance partners, the SP announced it would withdraw candidates from Maharajpur and Kanpur Cantonment, Koraon and Bara and Mehroni.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Muslim, SC or Jat seat, turnout jumps all over
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Muzaffarnagar voting jumps 8 percentage points from 56% last time to 64%, Agra Cantonment (SC) and Chhaprauli of Baghpat turnouts up 12 points each.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Contest with BSP in first two phases, says Amit Shah
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Shah was speaking to reporters at the party state headquarters here a day after the first phase of elections in 73 seats.

Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: CM Akhilesh Yadav team gives Mulayam Singh Yadav’s rally a miss
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

The tussle within SP has divided supporters as was witnessed in the Yadav bastion Etawah on Saturday

Rahul Gandhi dares PM Narendra Modi to ‘dig up’ whatever he has on them
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

He said that Modi loves to read janam patris, search on Google and likes to peep into bathrooms. “He can do that in his free time.

UP Assembly Elections 2017: Day before first phase, Muslim clerics back Mayawati
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

The Aligarh Muslim University students’ union too has appealed to Muslims and the student fraternity to support BSP.

UP elections 2017: BJP to ask a question a day to keep SP at bay
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Party spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said the party has prepared more than 20 questions for the CM.

UP elections 2017: In west UP, magicians are pulling lotuses out of their hats
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Over a dozen teams of “nukkad natak” performers are performing in different constituencies of western UP.

Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017: With 3 crore slips, BJP targets every UP voter
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Although these are part of a trend — all political parties do distribute voter slips before election — the BJP has made it a more elaborate exercise this time besides trying to reach very voter.

Holed up in Jaswant Nagar, Shivpal harps on Yadav feud
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Excluded from the list of party campaigners decided by Akhilesh, Shivpal still enjoys support from his brother and party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.

UP elections: Denied ticket by big guns, election hopefuls find second wind in smaller parties
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

Lok Dal national president Sunil Singh said several MLAs and other prominent leaders from SP, who were denied ticket by Akhilesh, were in touch with him.

EC notice to Uttarakhand Congress over jobless dole
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

The EC has ordered district magistrates to stop distribution of the cards, which Upadhyay and Rajya Sabha member Kumari Selja launched.

UP elections: BJP brings in five poll managers with RSS roots
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Four among them are from Bihar — BJP general secretary (Organisation) Nagendra Nath, former state presidents Nand Kishore Yadav and Mangal Pandey and MLC Sanjay Mayukh.

Uttar Pradesh: Ex-constable to face BSP MLA who ‘slapped’ him while on duty
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

retired constable Chahan Singh and BSP MLA Qureshi have a bit of a history. In 2011, when BSP was in power, Qureshi allegedly assaulted Singh and tore his uniform when he was asked to follow traffic rules.

UP polls: Pratyashi Sandarshika booklet to help BJP, allies in campaign
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

BJP state general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said the party’s focus was on poll management and canvassing, and to provide basic data to candidates with an aim to win the elections.

In UP, growing disquiet within RSS and BJP over who’s got the tickets
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

The RSS has six state units in UP and at least four of them are said to have expressed their reservations against what they call “arbitrary ticket distribution” to “outsiders and relatives” instead of those who have worked on the ground.

12 km through 3 Lucknow seats, then a promise of youth and change
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

In his speech, Rahul said the Congress-SP alliance was like the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna.

Kairana, Moradabad will be under curfew if I win, says BJP MLA
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

The BJP leader added that a large number of people had migrated from these areas due to fear and atrocities of the hooligans.

In its manifesto of promises, BJP raises ‘exodus’ from west UP
Sun, Jan 29, 2017

Calling the UP law and order “the worst in the country”, Shah said a BJP government would take steps immediately to improve the situation, especially for women’s safety.

Yogi Adityanath to raise Hindu ‘exodus’
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Asked about his Hindu Yuva Vahini fielding candidates against BJP, Yogi Adityanath said: “No one from HYV will contest against BJP.”

Latest BJP rival in UP is Yogi Adityanath’s outfit
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

BJP insulted Adityanath, our founder, we will contest: Hindu Yuva Vahini

RSS leader to contest against ‘outsider’ BJP nominee in Agra
Thu, Jan 26, 2017

Lavania has filed nomination as an Independent candidate after the BJP denied him a ticket and instead chose Jitendra Verma, a former Samajwadi Party district president.