Sunday, May 24, 2015



Woman leader complains to BJP top brass over MP Rajveer Singh’s ‘abusive language’
Sun, May 24, 2015

Rajveer Singh is the son of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh.

Vajpayee gets invite for Mathura event with Modi, not Advani
Fri, May 22, 2015

Advani has not been invited as he was not a Deendayal Upadhyay Janmabhoomi Smarak Samiti member.

Smriti Irani, Sanjeev Balyan shower sops on Amethi
Wed, May 13, 2015

Irani also announced that farmers of Amethi will not face fertilizer shortage in future.

Smriti Irani visits Amethi, attacks Rahul on food park issue
Wed, May 13, 2015

Smriti Irani attacked Rahul Gandhi and said he misguided the people while speaking on the land Bill in the Lok Sabha.

To reach out to Muslims, BJP men parrot Modi’s message on Khwaja Chisti
Tue, May 12, 2015

A special focus of the campaign has been made on western UP districts and PM’s Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi where Muslims have a sizeable number and majority of them are engaged in weaving and other handicraft works.

UP BJP meet: Nitin Gadkari to explain Land Bill to workers
Mon, May 11, 2015

BJP’s national president Amit Shah will be the chief guest for the concluding session of the state executive meet on Tuesday.

To train party workers, BJP shows video of Ayodhya movement, Advani rath yatra
Sun, May 10, 2015

The 12-minute video shows pictures of Advani participating in several yatras with Ram temple in the backdrop.

PM Narendra Modi’s Varanasi gets yet another central scheme — USTAD
Sat, May 09, 2015

USTAD will provide skill development and better marketing strategies to weavers and artisans of traditional crafts.

‘Busy’ Narendra Modi deploys MoS to look after Varanasi
Thu, May 07, 2015

Modi has reportedly asked Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha, to spend a day every month at his MP office in Varanasi. Sinha will also review the development projects undertaken in the PM’s constituency.

Is following Mulayam, Lohia anti-party and anti-govt, MLC Devendra Pratap Singh asks Akhilesh Yadav
Wed, May 06, 2015

Singh submitted his reply at the state SP headquarters in Lucknow Tuesday.

In Graphs: BJP slide after the gains
Tue, May 05, 2015

Indian Express tracks how BJP vote shares surged in Lok Sabha polls, then dipped. UP assembly polls are in 2017.

ABVP set to induct Class XI, XII students
Mon, May 04, 2015

ABVP is set to hold special programmes to enrol Class XI and XII students as members and develop volunteers from the new academic session.

UP Assembly bypoll: BJP fails to retain Pharenda; SP wins, Congress 2nd
Mon, May 04, 2015

Last October, BJP lost Kairana Assembly seat in Shamli district to SP in a bypoll — it had not lost the seat since 1996.

Nepal earthquake: UP govt sends 205 buses to evacuate 6,670 Indians, 30 foreigners
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Around 2000 people belonging to different parts of UP in these camps have already left for their native places via local conveyance or trains.

Kuldip Nayar bats for restoring AMU minority status
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Nayar warned that this politics of hatred will threaten peace and integrity of the country.

RSS sends its man to supervise Nepal rescue ops
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

VHP's Togadia appealed to the masses to donate minimum Rs 1,000 and above for arranging essential medicines.

Formed to lure voters, BJP’s Nepal Sampark Cell on job seeking aid for quake victims
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The BJP had set up the cell in the state during the Lok Sabha elections in April 2014.

Aftershocks jolt parts of UP, toll 14
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The state government has decided to sent 50 buses to Nepal for evacuation of the people stranded in Nepal.

To mark Modi’s one year as PM, BJP to clean all ghats in Varanasi
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

A day-long cleanliness drive at all 89 ghats by river Ganga in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on May 3.

7 dead, 19 hurt as walls collapse
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Thirty-eight-year-old Basmati Devi was killed in Mohammada Jangle Barwa village.

26 years after notification, UP ready to accept documents in second official language Urdu
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

The language department has issued the directives in this regard referring Supreme Court’s 2014 order.

RSS launches 2-year awareness campaign on social reformers
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

The campaign has already kicked-off with a debate competition on Ambedkar on April 20.

BJP asks new members to list their caste, hobby
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Party wants to know how their ‘services can be utilised in future’.

‘Sanjay Joshi Fans Club’ comes up, demands organisational post for him
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The club has erected billboards across Lucknow praising Joshi and wishing him on his birthday.

3 weeks later, BJP MLAs decide to return Azam’s gift of broom
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Post Assembly session, Khan sent gifts to houses of all MLAs.

For UP 2017, BJP recalls Amit Shah’s Lok Sabha ‘campaign model’
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The state unit has also decided not to declare the CM candidate and contest the assembly polls under PM Modi’s leadership.

UP 2017: BJP recalls Amit Shah’s ‘campaign model’ from last year
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

The state unit has decided not to declare the chief ministerial candidate.

In Modi seat, BJP offers financial aid to boatmen, rickshawpullers for repair
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

To avail the scheme’s benefits, the BJP has put a condition that boats, rickshaws and carts must be registered with Varanasi Municipal Corporation.

Six parties have united, not their hearts: Ram Vilas Paswan
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Union minister said the Janata Parivar has been formed by the parties that are scared of Modi.

Akhilesh’s principal secy takes to FB to attack ‘apathetic’ govt
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

A 1982-batch IAS officer, Singh has already faced the ire of “SP workers”.

Upper caste BJP leaders have lunch with Dalits
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

In Lucknow too, a team of BJP leaders had lunch with a Dalit family in a slum.

On Ambedkar Jayanti, upper caste BJP leaders have lunch with Dalits
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

In Lucknow, a ‘Sahbhoj’ was organised in a slum of ‘Kori’ community at Saadatganj area.

Varanasi Smart City: Team from city to visit Kyoto from April 19
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

The delegation will go to Japan with a report of the basic infrastructure available in Varanasi.

BJP party of fake Ram bhakts, will contest all seats in ’17, says Shiv Sena
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Shiva Sena also said that Muslims cannot be empowered by giving them freebies and quota in employment.

Appropriating Ambedkar
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Political outfits, social bodies, BHU line up plans to celebrate Dalit icon’s 125th birth anniversary

This BJP MP listen to electors’ ‘Mann Ki Baat’
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Farmers raised the problem of loss of their crops due to unseasonal rain, lack of electricity and roads in their villages.