Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

UP Assembly polls


PM Modi: Opposition coming up with new ways to stand in way of Muslim women’s rights

February 11, 2022 1:25 am

Addressing an election rally in UP’s Saharanpur, the prime minister said that by banning the practice of triple talaq, the BJP government has ensured justice for Muslim women.

If trains carry 300 passengers, why can't bikes carry 3: SBSP chief vows to end challan for bikes

February 09, 2022 2:55 pm

"A train carries 300 passengers on 70 seats and doesn't get challans... why's there a challan if three people ride a bike?” Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar told reporters on Wednesday.

Deoband in tour, Shah invokes ‘safety’, claims ‘false’ riot cases

January 30, 2022 10:24 am

Launching a scathing attack on Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav, Shah said he did not have "shame" while talking "lies" about the prevailing law and order situation in UP.

UP polls: Yogi Adityanath likely to contest from Ayodhya; another UP minister quits; and more

January 12, 2022 8:53 pm

Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa will be held between February 10 and March 7 in seven phases with the counting of votes on March 10.

Aiming to retain power in 4 states, BJP makes PM Modi its poll mascot again

January 11, 2022 7:37 pm

The outcome of the February-March Assembly elections in five states, especially Uttar Pradesh, is going to be crucial for the BJP and the Narendra Modi dispensation.

SP hope for Muslim vote in UP elections rides on TINA factor

January 08, 2022 8:11 pm

It is part of the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP’s electoral strategy not to be seen making outreach for the Muslim community or talk about Muslim issues openly ahead of the upcoming UP Assembly polls as it fears polarisation of Hindu voters in favour of the ruling BJP

PM Modi takes swipe at rivals for criticising move to raise marriage age for girls

December 21, 2021 8:53 pm

Addressing a large gathering of women in Prayagraj in the run-up to the UP Assembly polls, Modi said the country was witnessing the work being done for women empowerment in the state.

BJP and BSP MLAs among four new Brahmin faces in SP

December 13, 2021 5:06 am

🔴 The legislators are Vinay Shankar Tiwari (BSP) from Chillupar assembly seat in Gorakhpur and Digvijay Narayan alias Jai Chaubey from Khalilabad constituency in Sant Kabir Nagar.

UP polls: Congress campaign focuses on women voters

December 10, 2021 6:49 pm

Spearheaded by Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress campaign in UP seeks to reach out to women in the run-up to the Assembly elections, while other parties eye on different caste groups

UP Assembly polls: BJP fields OBC, Dalit leaders for outreach programme

November 30, 2021 6:21 am

A BJP leader told The Indian Express on Monday that such a campaign could help the party bag the Assembly seats that it narrowly lost in the 2017 elections because of the dominance of Yadavs, Jatav Dalits and Muslims.