In every seat it’s Modiji fighting: Ravi Kishan

Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan, the BJP candidate from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency contested 2014 general elections on a Congress ticket.

Explained: The turf battle behind Mayawati’s attacks on Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar Azad

On Saturday, BSP chief Mayawati appealed to her voters to not be swayed by the smaller Dalit organisations and parties, which she said were playing into the hands of the BJP and the Congress.

Mayawati shedding crocodile tears, says Modi; she says don’t play ‘dirty politics’

At an election rally in Kushinagar, Modi dared Mayawati to withdraw support from the Congress government in Rajasthan in view of Alwar gangrape if she really cared for women and girls.

UP’s Domariyaganj: Caste equations, Muslim vote key as BJP faces alliance challenge

As Domariyaganj votes on May 12, the fight here seems to be largely between the Modi factor and the politics of the SP-BSP alliance. Locals appear confident that the Muslim-Dalit-Yadav voters will vote in favour of Aftab Alam.

Amid cross-voting concerns, all eyes on triangular fight

Among around 19 lakh voters in Sant Kabir Nagar Lok Sabha, nearly 4.5 lakh are Muslims. The second largest community here is of Nishads, who are around 2.2 lakh in number, followed by two lakh Brahmins, Yadavs and Dalits each.

Congress, BJP have tacit understanding: Mayawati

When Mayawati was the chief minister, in 2002, Raja Bhaiya, who was then MLA of Kunda, was sent to jail under the Prevention of Terrorism Act. He was arrested along with his father Uday Pratap Singh and cousin Akshay Pratap Singh on the charges of kidnapping and issuing threats.

I still don’t know PM’s caste, says Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka also attacked BJP for their understanding of nationalism and said that the party intents to oppress those who raise their voice, and “this is neither democracy nor nationalism”.

Hamirpur: A 22-year-old murder case and a tale of political rivalry

Hamirpur is divided over what happened and who is at fault.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Poonam Sinha files nomination from Lucknow, Cong candidate husband campaigns for SP-BSP-RLD alliance

Accompanied by SP MP Dimple Yadav and husband Shatrughan Sinha, Poonam filed her papers at the Collectorate as the candidate for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in the seat, which goes to polls on May 6.

Shatrughan Sinha’a wife Poonam joins Samajwadi Party, may fight from Lucknow

Poonam is expected to file her nomination on April 18 — the last date of filing nomination papers for the fifth phase of polls.

EC bar unconstitutional, cruel, under pressure: Mayawati

On April 11, the EC had served a showcause notice on Mayawati and sought her response on the allegations against her. She had replied to the poll panel the following day.

Lok Sabha polls: In 4th list, BSP fields Mukhtar Ansari’s brother in Ghazipur

Among the significant announcements is the party’s decision to field Afzal Ansari, former MP and brother of jailed gangster-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari, from Ghazipur.

UP: BJYM event cancelled after ruckus by ‘BJP MLA supporters’

The event was supposed to be attended by BJP state president Mahendra Nath Pandey and BJYM state president Subhash Yaduvansh.

Banaras Hindu University student shot dead on campus, four arrested

Paramilitary has been deployed in the University and an FIR registered against four persons including Chief Proctor Royana Singh, police said. 

Mulayam Singh Yadav reiterates: ‘Not in race to be PM’

Filing his nomination, Mulayam claimed that after the elections, SP would come out as the party with largest number of Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh: Governor gets request on Sultanpur name change, writes to CM Yogi Adityanath for action

Since BJP come to power in the state, it has changed the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj, Faizabad to Ayodhya and Mughalsarai railway station in Chandauli to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction.

PM Narendra Modi has no time for poor, govt’s focus on publicity: Priyanka Vadra in Ayodhya

Attacking the government’s economic policies, and referring to the Congress promise of ensuring basic minimum income for the poor, Priyanka referred to a popular 2014 campaign line on black money by Modi.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad to take on PM Modi in Varanasi

Talking to the Indian Express, Azad said he has decided to contest from the seat as the grand alliance does not appear to have a strong contestant against Modi.

Bhagidari Andolan Manch announces 41 contenders

The Manch’s national chief general secretary, Mahesh Chandra Prajapati, who also claims to be the Allahabad district president of the SBSP, said the manch would contest from all 80 Lok Sabha seats and a list of the remaining candidates would be announced soon.

I never learnt so much on a project: Ali Fazal on Milan Talkies

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and actor Ali Fazal on working together on their latest film Milan Talkies, shooting in Lucknow and their romance with cinema