"I was going to Auriaya to meet my party workers who were subjected to barbaric police action...The state government wants to win the zila panchayat post by misusing official machinery...My workers did not do anything wrong in Auraiya," Akhilesh Yadav said.
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Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Holding the UP government “responsible” for the deaths, the Congress demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh. The SP and BSP, meanwhile, demanded a high-level inquiry into the incident while accusing the government of “gross criminal negligence”.
“Aryans are still being described as immigrants while many scholars say they have been in India since the Vedic period. We want the books to state that while most scholars say that Aryans were residents of Bharat, there are some who say that they came from outside” said a Vidya Bharti official
Kunwar Sen, a resident of Behari village, was working at his cane field when he was attacked by a tiger at around 10 am, said Sungarhi SHO Mohammad Kasim.
They broke MLAs in Gujarat with raids and sweets but their votes were rejected. In UP, they promised to crack down on land mafia, but inducted into their party our first land mafia, Bukkal Nawab.
The area is also at a distance of around 25 km from the villages near the Mala range of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, from where four deaths were reported earlier.
Siddiqui, who has formed Rashtriya Bahujan Morcah, is touring the state, wooing disgruntled BSP leaders. Kamlakant Gautam, who has formed Mission Suraksha Parishad, is also trying to attract leaders who are feeling sidelined in BSP.
Gautam refuted Saroj’s claim that Mayawati had demanded money from him, saying that all those who leave BSP level the same allegation. He said Saroj had already told the party that he will not contest elections in the future.
“A large section of Dalits is no more attached to her and her revival is very difficult”. This is because she went against the principles of Kanshi Ram and failed to provide “complete change” that the Dalits were expecting, a leader said.
Witnesses said fire alarm at the ward did not work and authorities detected the blaze only after smoke had filled second and third floors of the six-storey building.
Sahkar Bharati has urged the government to facilitate loans with zero interest to cooperative bodies in sectors like agriculture, dairy, animal husbandry and fishery. The organisation has also raised the demand of giving priority to cooperative bodies in giving contracts under Private Public Partnership (PPP) system.
Maurya alleged that the five men were sent by SP MLA from Unchahar, Manoj Kumar Pandey, to eliminate the son of pradhan Ram Shri, as her family had left the SP to join the BJP after the Assembly polls.
The family members of the missing persons have claimed that they could be the same persons. We are going to collect all forensic evidence from the spot and will also get DNA tests done to identify the bodies,” said Chitrakoot SP Pratap Gopendra Yadav.
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Section 29A of Representation of the People Act 1951 mandates that political parties have to submit details of any change in their name, head office, and office-bearers to the Election Commission.
International Yoga Day 2017: The Prime Minister's participation in Aishbagh Ramlila on Dussehra last year was seen as a step in that direction and now International Yoga Day offers a similar opportunity.
Party sources say the biggest worry was the "deteriorating" support for the BSP in the region.
The village, mainly consisting of thatched huts, saw a lot of activity in the week leading to Adityanath’s visit.
Two months of the Adityanath government have not sent out any strong message on any of the issues which were part of the BJP's campaign—an improved law-and-order situation and better administration headed that list of promises.
Siddiqui, whose expulsion has been followed by the resignation of many BSP leaders, speaks about his plans and the politics of the BSP.
Reduced supply, little work as crackdown on slaughterhouses comes on top of export slowdown and closure of tanneries over environmental concerns
The Chief Minister talked to the family in the drawing room and was photographed handing over a cheque to the martyr's family.
The Opposition raised the issues of violence in Saharanpur and other incidents of 'law and order failures' in the state
Sagar, 45, was one of the two soldiers killed, and their bodies mutilated, in an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team on May 1.
On Saturday, party chief Mayawati announced names of three leaders, including two Muslims, as BSP’s official media panelists
Naseemuddin Siddiqui alleged that Mayawati had demanded Rs 50 crore from him after the party’s rout in the UP assembly elections.
Siddiqui said his expulsion was “the reward for the sacrifices” made by him, his family and his associates “in 30-35 years in BSP”
Naseemuddin Siddiqui remained one of Mayawati's closest aides for most of his career, three decades so far, until 2017 elections
Ever since the Samajwadi Party lost the assembly elections, Shivpal has been demanding that Akhilesh should step down and hand over the party's reins to Mulayam.
Mayawati is said to have told leaders at BSP meetings that she has no problem joining hands with “non-BJP parties”
The SP and Congress are also facing internal dissent with several leaders openly voicing their opposition to alliance.
An only son and two fathers: the three soldiers killed in attack on Army camp in Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir.
Singh, a Jat leader, has returned as a UP MLA after more than two decades, having lost a number of elections in between.
He was released on April 13, three months after Governor Ram Naik ordered his release, noting that at age 105, his case was special.
BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday said any such decision on any pan-India tie-up against the ruling party will be taken just before the Lok Sabha elections