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With UP set for bypolls to 12 seats, BJP assigns senior ministers to prepare ground

The leaders have been asked to hold meetings up to the booth level in each of the 12 constituencies, address the grievances of the ground workers and assess anti-incumbency.

Uttar Pradesh: Ganna trumps Jinnah in this bypoll when sugarcane arrears pile up

Kairana constituency has six sugar mills: four private (the Shamli factory of Sir Shadi Lal Enterprises, Rana Sugars’ factory in Unn, Bajaj Hindusthan’s in Thana Bhawan and Uttam Sugar’s in Shermau) and two cooperative (in Sarsawa and Nanauta).


Loss in Gorakhpur, Phulpur by-polls crushed BJP's arrogance, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the SP's 'big win' in the bypolls was the victory of the 'Dalits, poor, labourers, minorities and the other marginalised sections of the society'.

UP, Bihar bypoll results: Decoding the verdict that could be a 2019 gamechanger

In a big setback to BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the saffron party was trounced in bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats, including the citadel of Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: 43% voter turnout in Gorakhpur, 37% in Phulpur

The BJP fielded Kaushalendra Singh Patel from Phulpur and Upendra Dutt Shukla from Gorakhpur against the SP's Pravin Nishad and Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel, respectively.

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: Samajwadi Party retains both Bilari, Jangipur

According to the Election Commission (EC), 1,493 voters in Bilari and 1,246 in Jangipur opted for NOTA (none of the above) option during the bypolls.


Marriage, politics, propaganda

The creation of the ‘love jihad’ frenzy has little to do with fact or religion, writes Subhashini Ali.

Eye on ‘secular’ votes, SP seeks to ally with Cong in Maharashtra

Azmi said if the alliance materialises, SP will contest fewer seats, not 50 that it will if it had to go it alone.

Letter of the Week Award

THE result of the recent UP bypolls has revealed much about the electorate and what it really wants.

Yogi Adityanath in demand across UP as a BJP star campaigner

Under EC scanner for his speeches, sought after by party candidates across UP.