Mayawati calls Maurya traitor, he seeks white paper on money taken from poll aspirants

Mayawati calls Maurya traitor, he seeks white paper on money taken from poll aspirants

Maurya, who quit the party on June 22 accusing her of “auctioning” tickets for the 2017 Assembly election, hit back asking her to come clean on the money that has been collected from ticket seekers.

Days after Pravin Togadia speech, two groups clash in Jambusar

Days after Pravin Togadia speech, two groups clash in Jambusar

Groups from two communities clashed at the Mirza Cold Drink house on the Ring Road behind ST Bus Depot in Jambusar on Tuesday evening.

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Uttar Pradesh: Mare suffering from glander euthanised, govt issues alert
Uttar Pradesh: Mare suffering from glander euthanised, govt issues alert

NRCE says the disease is considered “fatal” as its bacteria can “infect humans” as well, the state’s animal husbandry department has sounded alert in Baghpat, Ghaziabad and Meerut.

Five held for obstructing toilet construction in Agra
Five held for obstructing toilet construction in Agra

We had announced to make our village free from open defecation. These five were not using toilets and provoking others to go to the fields, says Pradhan of Alpur village, Rajveer Singh

Lucknow: ‘Harassed’ by tenant, man immolates self outside police station
Lucknow: ‘Harassed’ by tenant, man immolates self outside police station

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by immolating himself outside Orai police station in Jalaun district Thursday evening. Police claimed the victim, Swadesh Kumar, wanted to get his shop vacated which he had given to one Rajan on rent. As per the police Kumar was unmarried and “a drunkard”. Swadesh’s brother Anil Goel has got […]

Uttar Pradesh: Sub-Inspector gunned down in Hapur, 2nd in 2 days
Uttar Pradesh: Sub-Inspector gunned down in Hapur, 2nd in 2 days

Sukhbir Singh Yadav (50), who was posted at Singhawali Ahir police station in Baghpat, was fired upon by unidentified men near Modi Nagar Road under City Kotwali police station limits.

Muzaffarnagar jail fight over food turns deadly, inmate beaten to death in jail
Muzaffarnagar jail fight over food turns deadly, inmate beaten to death in jail

Chandrahas was the inmate who was attacked Thursday night and rushed to the hospital in serious condition where he was declared dead by the doctors this morning.

Swami Prasad Maurya good person in wrong party: Akhilesh Yadav
Swami Prasad Maurya good person in wrong party: Akhilesh Yadav

While Maurya is yet to announce his next step, speculation is rife that he would join the ruling SP before the next cabinet reshuffle, which is scheduled on June 27, and even get a ministerial berth.

Mayawati may pick Maurya replacement at MLAs’ meet tomorrow
Mayawati may pick Maurya replacement at MLAs’ meet tomorrow

She is also expected to take a decision on nominating a new Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly after Maurya turned rebel and accused her of “auctioning” party tickets and “deceiving” Dalits.

Nine children among thirteen killed as heavy rain lashes Uttar Pradesh
Nine children among thirteen killed as heavy rain lashes Uttar Pradesh

The MeT department has forecast rains or thundershowers at many places in western UP and a few places in eastern UP on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress plans minority conventions
Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress plans minority conventions

Congress is now focusing on Muslims by organising five minority conventions across Uttar Pradesh in July, and also an “Iftar” party at state headquarters in the same month.

UP Polls: After cross-voting shocker, Congress rethinks Rahul strategy
UP Polls: After cross-voting shocker, Congress rethinks Rahul strategy

Out of 29 MLA’s that congress had, 6 voted in favour of BSP and BJP during the Rajya Sabha polls in the Uttar Pradesh.

Mayawati expels two more MLAs, total 8 in 7 days
Mayawati expels two more MLAs, total 8 in 7 days

With this, the BSP has ousted its eight sitting MLAs in less than a week.

Uttar Pradesh elections: BJP, Congress eye its votebank, BSP goes in firefight mode
Uttar Pradesh elections: BJP, Congress eye its votebank, BSP goes in firefight mode

The BJP and Congress have often accused Mayawati of selling Dalit votes and not visiting any Dalit’s house.

Muslim girls in Varanasi to get trained in yoga
Muslim girls in Varanasi to get trained in yoga

The Muslim girls are all students of SIRA, which receives financial assistance from the Centre for imparting training in embroidery and other crafts using software technology.

SP, BJP using Kairana issue to gain political mileage: Mayawati
SP, BJP using Kairana issue to gain political mileage: Mayawati

The former UP chief minister said the state’s 22 crore people are “badly dejected” by the works of NDA government at Centre and SP government in the state.

7 Hours To Go and Shaitan are two different roles: Shiv Pandit
7 Hours To Go and Shaitan are two different roles: Shiv Pandit

In the film, Shiv plays a police officer from Muzaffarnagar, who comes to Mumbai to meet his fiancee, but due to certain situations he holds seven hostages and threatens to kill all of them in a span of seven hours.

Moving beyond Dalits: Congress, SP cross-voters spell Muslim gain for BSP
Moving beyond Dalits: Congress, SP cross-voters spell Muslim gain for BSP

This sense of newfound support could be one of the reasons behind Mayawati’s decision to pick Muslims for at least 100 seats while finalising its list of candidates for the elections next year.

Allahabad: It’s only a beginning, BJP MP promises more lists of exodus from other areas
Allahabad: It’s only a beginning, BJP MP promises more lists of exodus from other areas

The BJP has presented Kairana as an administrative and governance failure of the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh.

Lucknow: Five held for murder in old city
Lucknow: Five held for murder in old city

Zaid Shakeel, 27, was shot late Sunday night when he was returning home on a motorcycle.

Slain SP Mukul Dwivedi’s wife appointed gazetted officer

=Dwivedi’s brother claimed that he had never demanded action against the then district magistrate and the SSP of Mathura for the death of the Additional SP.

In BJP strategy for 2017 UP polls, a 10-man panel at every booth
In BJP strategy for 2017 UP polls, a 10-man panel at every booth

UP has around 1.38 lakh polling booths and BJP has so far formed booth committees —with at least 10 members including one president, three vice-presidents and two secretaries — at around 1.07 lakh booths.