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In a first, BJP readies manifesto for UP local body polls

October 16, 2017 12:54 am

According to sources, a senior party leader said, in the meeting that Opposition parties will contest the election with full strength and the ruling party needs to cash in on the “favourable” atmosphere to record a win in all municipal bodies.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 Phase 2 Polling Live Updates: 65 per cent voting recorded till 5 pm

February 17, 2017 11:45 am

Out of the 67 seats, SP had won 34 in the previous assembly elections, while BSP, BJP, Congress and others won 18, 10, 3 and 2 respectively.

UP Elections 2017: Parties gear up for second phase as voting for 67 seats to be held tomorrow

February 17, 2017 11:57 am

The second phase is considered as crucial for Samajwadi Party as stakes in this round are the highest for the ruling Akhilesh Yadav-led party.

Is Akhilesh Yadav doing a Narendra Modi? Consider these similarities

January 04, 2017 10:50 am

Akhilesh Yadav, the scion of the Samajwadi Party and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, seems to have paid close attention to the drum of development Modi had been beating

Akhilesh Yadav not averse to alliance with Congress in UP polls

December 02, 2016 6:06 pm

Akhilesh also suggested that Congress will have to accept that it may have to fight on a fewer number of seats than it wants in an alliance because a tie-up will not work out if it keeps thinking about "profit and loss".

Ram temple an issue of faith, not on BJP poll agenda for 2017, says Keshav Maurya

April 13, 2016 12:51 am

The 49-year-old MP from Phulpur in Allahabad said, "Our first target is to rid the state of SP and BSP and win 265- plus seats in the 403-member Assembly."

UP Legislative Council polls: SP bags 31 of 35 seats, BJP draws a blank

March 07, 2016 1:20 am

Sitting Congress MLC Dinesh Pratap Singh won from party president Sonia Gandhi’s Rae Bareli constituency.

Muzaffarnagar Bypoll: Rain dampens mood, turnout 44%

February 14, 2016 1:31 am

In the city of Muzaffarnagar and its neighbouring villages, Saturday’s unexpected winter rains washed out a good half of a mid-season polling event.

Muzaffarnagar bypolls today: BJP campaign material asks people to ‘teach SP a lesson’

February 13, 2016 2:08 am

BJP has also stated that vote to BJP means a lesson to those who did not approve development projects worth Rs 223 crore to take “revenge from people of Muzaffarnagar”.

Year to go for UP polls, BSP gets down to work

January 15, 2016 6:19 am

Crowds every day at Mayawati’s home and party HQ; public meetings in assembly constituencies; over 300 of 403 candidates already finalised.