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Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav detained on Agra Lucknow Expressway
Thu, Aug 17, 2017

"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.

Submerged and stranded, North to Northeast
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

The States: 32 lakh hit by floods in Assam, 35 lakh in Bihar

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Opposition parties target Yogi Adityanath govt, say heads must roll, CM should quit
Sun, Aug 13, 2017

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”.

RSS affiliate Vidya Bharti wants school curriculum changed in Uttar Pradesh
Sat, Aug 12, 2017

“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

Tiger kills another farmer in Pilibhit, forest dept says panicked locals hindered search
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

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.

Akhilesh Yadav blames BJP says party luring SP MLCs as it is afraid of polls
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

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.

Fifth in 3 months: Tiger kills 28-year-old in Pilibhit
Tue, Aug 08, 2017

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.

‘Leaders who worked for 30 years gone… workers uncomfortable’
Fri, Aug 04, 2017

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.

BSP expels 2 Dalit leaders, one says ‘refused Maya money’
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

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.

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha: Ex-BSP leaders plan new Dalit front
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

“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.

Big blaze in Lucknow hospital
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

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.

RSS wing to take part in cooperative bodies’ elections
Tue, Jul 11, 2017

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.

Rae Bareli: As BJP tries to assuage Brahmins, Swami Prasad Maurya says 5 killed were goons
Sun, Jul 09, 2017

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.

Three burnt bodies found; cops suspect they could be of ‘abducted’ Madhya Pradesh men
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

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.

Scouring the sand: Families look for answers after two children found dead in UP village
Sun, Jul 02, 2017

Amid protests against mining, two young boys died mysteriously in a UP village. Looking for answers, their families brace for a long fight

In SP office-bearer list, ‘patron’ Mulayam Singh Yadav missing
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

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: PM Modi in Lucknow – Why it is politically important for BJP
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

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.

BSP in western UP: To shore up support, Jatavs as coordinators
Mon, May 29, 2017

Party sources say the biggest worry was the "deteriorating" support for the BSP in the region.

Before Yogi Adityanath’s visit, Dalit villagers got shampoo, soap to ‘clean themselves’
Sun, May 28, 2017

The village, mainly consisting of thatched huts, saw a lot of activity in the week leading to Adityanath’s visit.

Why Yogi Adityanath is key to Modi’s mission 2019 and the Opposition fortunes
Wed, May 24, 2017

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.

BSP’s decision makers themselves want to finish party, I am not needed for that, says Naseemuddin Siddiqui
Wed, May 24, 2017

Siddiqui, whose expulsion has been followed by the resignation of many BSP leaders, speaks about his plans and the politics of the BSP.

Already suffering, Uttar Pradesh leather industry takes another setback
Wed, May 17, 2017

Reduced supply, little work as crackdown on slaughterhouses comes on top of export slowdown and closure of tanneries over environmental concerns

Sofa, AC at slain BSF constable’s home run counter to CM Yogi’s image he hopes to create
Mon, May 15, 2017

The Chief Minister talked to the family in the drawing room and was photographed handing over a cheque to the martyr's family.

Stormy scenes in UP assembly as Opposition tries to corner Yogi Adityanath govt over ‘rising violence’
Mon, May 15, 2017

The Opposition raised the issues of violence in Saharanpur and other incidents of 'law and order failures' in the state

Sofa, AC installed for Yogi Adityanath’s visit to martyr’s family, removed after he left
Mon, May 15, 2017

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.

To control Siddiqui damage, Mayawati gets new Muslim faces
Sun, May 14, 2017

On Saturday, party chief Mayawati announced names of three leaders, including two Muslims, as BSP’s official media panelists

Naseemuddin Siddiqui vs Mayawati: Tapes, CDs, Rs 50 crore, blackmail charge
Fri, May 12, 2017

Naseemuddin Siddiqui alleged that Mayawati had demanded Rs 50 crore from him after the party’s rout in the UP assembly elections.

Mayawati fires her party No. 2 and his son, both hit back
Thu, May 11, 2017

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, BSP leader who enjoyed Mayawati’s trust for decades
Thu, May 11, 2017

Naseemuddin Siddiqui remained one of Mayawati's closest aides for most of his career, three decades so far, until 2017 elections

Samajwadi Party 2.0: How will Shivpal Yadav’s new Secular Front hurt Akhilesh Yadav?
Fri, May 05, 2017

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.

After rout, SP and BSP think the unthinkable, but hurdles in the way
Fri, May 05, 2017

Mayawati is said to have told leaders at BSP meetings that she has no problem joining hands with “non-BJP parties”

Ineffective coalition, unhappy party workers lead to SP-Congress split
Wed, May 03, 2017

The SP and Congress are also facing internal dissent with several leaders openly voicing their opposition to alliance.

Kupwara attack: ‘He spoke to his mother everyday; today she kept calling, no reply…’
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

An only son and two fathers: the three soldiers killed in attack on Army camp in Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir.

RSS hand, teacher, BJP rebel, now MLA accused in attack
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Singh, a Jat leader, has returned as a UP MLA after more than two decades, having lost a number of elections in between.

105, ailing and out of jail, he fears ‘family will tire of me’
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

He was released on April 13, three months after Governor Ram Naik ordered his release, noting that at age 105, his case was special.

Decision on tie-up with SP, Cong before 2019: Mayawati
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

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