As the Modi government enters the fifth year of its term, a scrutiny of votes polled during 22 assembly elections since 2014 reveals a broad pattern of consolidation of votes among major contenders, and the squeezing out of marginal players and Independents.
Yashwant said he had resigned by “his own will” and joined BJP without any condition. Bukkal, who was close to SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, said “dedicated workers are ignored in SP” whereas “BJP is a democratic party where workers get respect”.
For Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Kisan Samriddhi Yojna, a Rs 10 crore provision has been made under which ravines, waste land and water logged land will be reclaimed and land allotted to farm labour will be treated, besides providing source of livelihood.
Only too aware of the drubbing they faced and the acute necessity for drastic steps to counter the saffron surge, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP supremo Mayawati have already decided to share a platform at a rally organised by the Lalu Prasad-led RJD in Patna on August 27.
Senior leaders of all the three principal parties — Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided not to contest the bypolls, making it a triangular fight — have either descended in Bilari or will do in the coming days to campaign for their respective candidate.
Sitapur, Feb 23 (ANI): Two men were arrested in connection with the murder of a girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district. Sitapur Superintendent of Police (SP) Balendu Bhushan Singh said that the incident might be a case of love affair, adding that a case has been registered based on the statements of victim's family. The duo allegedly shot the deceased when she was returning home with her sister.
Balia (UP), Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old woman, who was preparing for police recruitment, was raped and later murdered in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. Balia Superintendent of Police Anish Ahmad Ansari said the accused had slit her throat and later sealed her body, which has now being sent for post mortem. Ansari added that a case has been registered and all possibilities are being probed.
Muzaffarnagar, Jan 14 (ANI): Mother of three committed suicide in Chapra village of Muzaffarnagar after her perpetrators made a clip of her being raped and circulated it in public. Police has arrested the culprit. A case has been lodged against the convict but the police is yet to take action.
Bijnor, Jan 12 (ANI): Superintendent of Police (SP) of Bijnor, Subhash Singh Baghel on Tuesday said the accused who mercilessly thrashed her mother-in-law, has been arrested and would be presented in the court today. Condemning such incident, Baghel stated that he has instructed the officials to investigate in this matter so that a message is delivered to curb such incidents in future. The accused lady, Sangeeta Jain was caught after her husband, installed a CCTV camera inside the house and the camera captured Sangeeta assaulting her 70-year old mother-in-law.
Rampur, Jan 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday said the Ram Temple issue is being politicized by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because of the 2017 elections. He said the BJP did not learn from its past mistakes of Delhi and Bihar elections and soon it would meet the same fate as it met in the past. He added that the NDA Government was merely venting out venomous comments and creating a divide among the people of the country.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Pronouncing the entire process of discussion and seminar on the Ram Janmabhoomi as insubstantial, former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Kamal Farooqui on Saturday said that law will take its own course and it would be inappropriate to contradict the judiciary before any final statement arrives. Farooqi further added that the decision to allow such seminars completely depends on the Delhi University authority.