Muslims are considered the traditional votebank of the Samajwadi Party and the concern has been voiced by several top clerics.
Slamming the Congress, Javadekar said the party has kept the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli constituencies uneducated.
The PM suggested Vaibhavi because it would include letters of both parents -- Vibha and Bharat.
The differences between Akhilesh and Shivpal came to fore last month after the CM removed two ministers and chief secretary, considered close to his uncle.
As the BJP works to get Ayodhya, and UP, back from the SP, it will have to see more than just the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Akhilesh continues to display his isolation and resentment with the state of affairs in the party, publicly.
Siddiqui said that even though his party thrice formed the government with BJP, the party 'did not let the RSS agenda be implemented' in UP.
The remarks come days after Akhilesh was removed from the party state president post owing to an apparent feud in the family.
Tasks Naseemuddin Siddiqui’s son Afzal with wooing young Muslim voters in western UP.
BJP national vice-president Dinesh Sharma, the patron of Aishbagh Ram Leela, said besides Singh, UP Governor Ram Naik and a state government minister will be present on the dais with PM Modi.
Eyewitnesses said that the stampede, which started when people were leaving the venue after Mayawati’s speech, left several lying unconscious on the ground.
Mayawati said PM Modi “has set a record of foreign trips but is still unable to clearly spell out the foreign policy because of which the borders of the country are not fully secure."
The decision was approved by party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav despite Akhilesh's opposition to the deal and at the risk of aggravating the differences within the family.
BJP vice-president and Lucknow mayor Dinesh Sharma, who examined the preparations today, said Modi has confirmed his visit between 6 and 7 pm on Tuesday.
This comes days after he sacked several Akhilesh loyalists on the charge of “shouting slogans against Mulayam Singh Yadav”.
BSP leaders have scheduled about one dozen special trains and more than one thousand vehicles to bring party supporters from across the state.
Murder accused Amanmani, scam accused Mukesh Srivastava in revised list.
The BSP on Saturday announced the name of Mahendra Katiyar, who was named as a candidate by the Samajwadi Party from the same seat earlier, as its new candidate from Sikandra.
The reason: Swaran Kaur has been alleging that while Mayawati had murdered Kanshi Ram on October 8, she announced it to the world only the day after.
“There were five persons who came inside. They were carrying an iron rod and a banka (axe). They started hitting my father and mother. We hid in a corner,” said the carpenter’s eight-year-old son.
In a report sent to Akhilesh in June 2012, then Lokayukta N K Mehrotra had recommended a criminal probe against Pal.
The girl and her father, a carpenter, were both taken to a city hospital for medical examination and treatment.
Satish Chandra Misra, the BSP’s Brahmin face, has been assigned the reserved seats in eastern UP, central UP and Bundelkhand, and MLA Ramvir Upadhyay the reserved seats of western UP.
“Is it so that one who is eating jaggery is suggesting others to avoid it?” Mayawati said reacting to PM Narendra Modi's first public speech in Kozhikoder, the after Uri attack.
The party has directed Upadhyay to lead rallies in all the reserved constituencies in west UP’s Agra, Aligarh, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Meerut and Bareilly divisions.
Shah also hit out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is currently on kisan yatra across the state.
"Though our family is large, he always tried to keep us together. He had given me his ATM card a few years ago.” The family owns six bighas agricultural land.
“He had gone about 20 days ago. We were not able to talk to him ever since then. And after all this wait, we got this news that he had been killed,” said Umendra, Rajesh’s brother.
Launching a tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kanhaiya said they were 'trying to convert the nation into a Hindu Rashtra'.
The departure of Saini comes as the latest one in the series of desertions and expulsions of backward caste leaders from the party in last few months.
Congress leader RPN Singh said, “The family drama...is affecting the state but the CM has been talking only about his family problems. He has not said anything about the communal clash in Bijnor.”
Congress hit out at the ruling 'Samajwadi parivar' for its preoccupation with the 'law and order of the family, instead of the state'.
Amit Shah did not mention the ongoing family feud in the ruling Samajwadi Party in the state.
Gadkari and Singh laid the foundation stone of the 94-km four-lane outer ring road around Lucknow, which will be built at a cost of Rs 5,214 crore.
“Our party has been raising the issue of illegal mining. The decision should have been taken earlier,” BJP state general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.
AISPLB spokesperson Maulana Yasoob Abbas said he has suggested invalidating the instantaneous triple talaq, and provide women with the right to divorce.
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