Maulshree Seth



Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Congress’s Dalit outreach plan in Uttar Pradesh to roll out from Nov 11
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Congress plans to reach out to these communities with the slogan “Shiksha, Suraksha evam Swabhiman (education, security and self-respect)”.

Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s exit from Congress: ‘Denied tickets’, Sheila Dikshit’s nomination main reasons
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

The Congress hadn’t ever projected Joshi as a prominent Brahmin face — she was known more as an aggressive leader, a veteran with deep family roots in the Congress.

Buzz in BJP: Rita Bahuguna to leave Uttar Pradesh Congress?
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Joshi, who had served as party UP president between 2007-2012, was reportedly unhappy with “being sidelined” in the party. Joshi not being available to the media for the last few days has only added fuel to the fire.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Congress to campaign on Dalits’ ‘right and plight’
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Congress had initiated several campaigns and yatras focusing on Dalits in UP.

People still remember BSP-BJP proximity, says CM Akhilesh Yadav
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Akhilesh Yadav was referring to Mayawati tying ‘rakhi’ to BJP leader Lalji Tondon and her campaigning in support of BJP in Gujarat.

Uttar Pradesh Polls: Akhilesh Yadav backs Rahul Gandhi on PoK strikes remark
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Explaining his reason for supporting Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav cited that it is the son of either the poor or a farmer who is killed and their families do not even know what surgical strike means.

Uttar Pradesh polls: Eye on farmers, Congress flags off ‘Rahul Ka Sandesh Yatra’
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

While party UP in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad symbolically flagged off the yatra in the presence of state president Raj Babbar, it will actually start on October 13.

Very excited about India, my role is to add value to existing talent, says SP’s political consultant Steve Jarding
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

I am extremely impressed with the CM and after meeting him, I pretty quickly came to believe that he has all the skills and understanding to be a great public servant

After Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to campaign in Uttar Pradesh from next month
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Sources said that with the issue of research scholar Rohit Vemula’s suicide again hitting headlines, both Priyanka and Rahul would take up the issues related to Dalits across the state.

Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi concludes ‘yatra’ today, ‘will battle now in Parliament’
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

During the yatra there were 26 roadshows and 700 meeting points, Congress spokesperson RPN Singh said, adding Rahul covered 141 assembly constituencies.

Uttar Pradesh polls: Shivpal Yadav changes 17 names, Akhilesh ‘not aware’
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Murder accused Amanmani, scam accused Mukesh Srivastava in revised list.

And they forgot Phool Kumari Rawat, her one-month pay
Sun, Oct 02, 2016

The widow who lost her job as a school cook 9 years ago for being a Dalit says she has learnt to “keep my distance” — “It is not good to fight upper castes”.

Shoe hurled at Rahul Gandhi, he takes aim at BJP
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Rahul was riding in an open-top vehicle through Transport Nagar crossing when the shoe came flying at him.

Gayatri Prajapati back in UP Cabinet 2 weeks after he was sacked
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Akhilesh also inducted four new ministers and elevated six ministers of state (MoS) to Cabinet rank in his eighth Cabinet expansion.

Will waive loans within 10 days of forming govt: Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Flanked by party’s Chief Ministerial candidate Sheila Dikshit and PCC chief Raj Babbar, Rahul held a road show across the state capital.

Congress’ Deoria khaat sabha: Why they brought the khaat home
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

MAULSHREE SETH in Deoria district where Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi kicked off the party’s campaign for the 2017 election.

After patch-up meet, Samajwadi Party rival camps echo Mulayam line: No rift
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Mulayam, Akhilesh and Shivpal also held a one-hour compromise meeting at the party chief’s residence — the first involving all three since the crisis broke out.

Akhilesh Yadav bid to repair ‘cycle’ too late, says Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Rahul was speaking at a khaat sabha in Mirzapur before embarking on the second stretch of his Mahayatra.

Why Rahul Gandhi’s yatra is leaving the UP voter, and Congress worker, more confused
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

With Rahul speaking about taking everyone along, voters on the ground and the Congress party workers have been left confused.

UP 2017 elections: ‘Narendra Modi fears his clothes will get dirty’, says Rahul Gandhi
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

While claiming that the PM Narendra Modi only likes to visit foreign countries, Rahul Gandhi said, “We want Narendra Modi to walk in the fields."

Country does not need anger of PM and RSS, it needs bhaichara: Rahul Gandhi
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of creating a divide among Hindu and Muslim communities to form the government at the Centre.

Rahul Gandhi good but Akhilesh is better: Hanumangarhi priest
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Rahul is the first member of the Nehru-Gandhi family to visit Ayodhya since the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992.

UP elections: PM Modi needs to be reminded there are poor people too, says Rahul Gandhi
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi blamed PM Narendra Modi for everything — the increase in train fare, price rise, unemployment and lower minimum support price for crops.

Taking off where Rajiv Gandhi left, Rahul to visit Ayodhya as part of his ongoing ‘Kisan Yatra’
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Rahul, plans to start from where his father left Ayodhya 26 years ago, the party leader said.

Why hasn’t Ziauddin Rizvi taken oath, UP Governor Ram Naik asks Akhilesh Yadav
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

As part of the Cabinet expansion, four ministers were administered oath of office on June 27. However, Rizvi could not be sworn in at that time as he was in Mecca.

Congress sets stage for Rahul Gandhi’s kisan yatra: 250 ‘mini-raths’, 3,500 khaats, 2,500 km
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Targeting about 4 lakh Congress workers, the party has released around 250 “mini-raths”, each carrying 1,600 kits for workers.

UP: In Rahul Gandhi’s kisan yatra, promise to fight for loan waiver, reduced power tariff, MSP by farmers
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

“My yatra from Deoria to Delhi starting September 6 is a campaign to secure the rights of the poor, farmers and labourers in government resources,” Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter Saturday.

Rahul yatra through UP: Is this a sign that Congress has learnt from past mistakes?
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

With the announcement of elections still months away, the party is focusing mainly on “meeting, interacting and reaching out”.

Rahul Gandhi hits back, calls RSS workers cowards
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

The remarks came on a day when Rahul told the Supreme Court that he stood by every word he had said about RSS being behind the killing of Mahatma Gandhi.

Destiny made me CM, now know how difficult politics is: Akhilesh Yadav
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

Akhilesh Yadav also thanked his father SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for giving him an opportunity to head the government in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Bungalows for former CM’s, journalists: UP govt introduces 2 bills to skirt SC order
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

The Bill was introduced after the SC on August 1 ordered eviction of allotted official bungalows to six former chief ministers within two months

Akhilesh Yadav promises journalists subsidised houses
Sat, Aug 27, 2016

UP government is likely to place a bill in the ongoing monsoon session of the Assembly defining the process of allotment of government houses to individuals, trusts and societies.

Uttar Pradesh: Congress plans ‘Kisan Yatra’ for Rahul Gandhi
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Congress party’s chief ministerial candidate Sheila Dikshit and state president Raj Babbar already holding two separate yatras in the state.

In House, Akhilesh Yadav says BJP protesting only to ‘hide its own shortcomings’
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Claiming that UP was yet to receive pending dues from the Centre, Akhilesh Yadav asked BJP leaders to rather ‘gherao’ the Parliament.

Opposition MLAs evicted from UP Assembly after protests
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Azam Khan said strict action should be taken against the MLAs, whom he accused of committing contempt of the House by jumping into the Well even before the start of proceedings.

As monsoon session begins, all parties look to create an impression in the Uttar Pradesh assembly
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

With Mathura in focus, opposition is alleging land grabbing across the state.