Salman Khurshid, who has been the chief of the Congress' UP unit twice in the past, said he would not be surprised if the party matches or betters its 2009 performance in the state when it won 21 seats.
The candidates are Amar Chandra Jauhar from Shahjahanpur, Neelu Satyarthi from Mishrikh, Manoj Agarwal from Farukkhabad, Nisha Sachan from Akbarpur, Pankaj Singh from Jalaun and Dilip Kumar Singh from Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat.
These policemen were arrested and sent to jail Friday but were all released on bail next day as they were charged with bailable IPC sections but the police produced them again in a Meerut court Monday under stricter sections and they are likely to be back in jail.
Two forwards were shared from the official number. The first message was an invite in the form of a pamphlet with details of the event. The pamphlet carried the photos of top BJP leaders, including PM Narendra Modi.
"We have detained seven policemen, including an inspector, but they are still not in their senses. Nearly 10 cases, including those of murder and dacoity, are lodged against the gangster," police said.
Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.
At India’s first hospital for elephants, opened last week in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.
Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.
Shamli (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): A student was stabbed to death by unidentified people at a bus stop in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a clash allegedly regarding a girl. In this clash, four students were injured out of which two students are critical. Three NCC students were at the stop waiting for the bus to their village when suddenly 10 to 12 boys arrived with knives and attacked the three boys. Police has begun investigations in the case.