Maulshree Seth

Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Articles By Maulshree Seth

Polls over, BJP partner Rajbhar sacked from Adityanath Cabinet

In an open revolt against its ally BJP, Rajbhar's party, the Suheldeo Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), has fielded 39 candidates across Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha elections.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In crucial final phase, 13 seats to vote today

Last time, Modi had won the seat getting 5.81 lakh votes, which amounted to around 56 per cent of the votes polled, while Kejriwal had got nearly two lakh votes, which was around 20 per cent of the votes polled.

Lok Sabha elections: Yogi Adityanath camped in Gorakhpur to get equations right

Since the BJP suffered defeats at the hands of the gathbandhan in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypolls last year, the party has faced an uphill battle in a region where politics revolves around Thakurs and Brahmins.

PM Modi an actor, better if Amitabh was PM, says Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi was addressing the public during a road show in Mirzapur Friday to campaign for party candidate Lalitesh Pati Tripathi, who is contesting against Anupriya Patel, union minister and leader of Apna Dal, an ally of BJP.

PM Modi: Surprised that Mayawati is supporting Didi who treats people from UP, Bihar as outsiders

Speaking at a rally in Ghosi constituency of Mau district, the PM promised to construct a grand metal statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in Kolkata on the very spot where his statue was vandalised during the roadshow of Amit Shah.

PM, BJP strong only in terms of publicity, money: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka said, “If any leader adopts the path of lies and becomes arrogant, the public shows him the truth. The kind of politics prevalent in our country at present is not based on truth but on mere publicity."

Yogi Adityanath calls SP ‘kasaiyon ke dost’, says ‘Nandi would take revenge’

Adityanath also equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Krishna, saying, “In Kumbh Mela, Modi ji washed the feet of sanitation workers like Lord Krishna washed the feet of Sudama.”

BJP ally in UP backs Opposition in Mirzapur, Maharajganj, Bansgaon

A few days ago, the nomination papers of the SBSP candidates on these seats were rejeted by the Election Commission.

Roads, power non-issues, this poll is about national security, says Yogi Adityanath

Attacking the alliance, Adityanath further told the crowd, “After results are declared on May 23, bua (Mayawati) would say that babua (Akhilesh) is the head of goons, while babua would say that bua is the symbol of corruption.”

Slain officer’s wife skews alliance chances of OBC votes against Maneka Gandhi

While the alliance hopes Singh will give a direct fight to Maneka, consolidating votes of both upper castes, especially Thakurs, and OBC, Dalit and Mulsim communities, Kamla’s entry has disturbed the equations.

Never saw a more cowardly, weak PM than Modi: Priyanka Gandhi

“I have not seen a more cowardly and weak prime minister than him (Modi) in my life,” she told an election meeting here, a day after Modi targeted her father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, accusing him of using warship INS Viraat as a “personal taxi” for a family holiday.

As local ‘zero se hero’ woos Azamgarh, Akhilesh promises a grand finale

With the Congress not fielding any candidate, the Muslims are clearly behind Akhilesh. However, the OBCs and Dalits are both weighing their options.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Modi questions Rahul Gandhi on ties with UK firm

Modi also targeted Rahul Gandhi, alleging that the Congress president’s former business partner got a defence offset contract during the UPA’s tenure when the two had previous “experience only in dalali and liaisoning”.

‘Hum to pakode hi talte reh gaye’: Not Mandir, in Ayodhya, a wish for ‘vikas’

Requesting that the temple remain an issue of just faith, voters here say they want development, jobs, and better education and health facilities.

Writes letter to people of Amethi: Rahul Gandhi promises to restart projects ‘blocked’ by BJP

“Priya Amethi wasiyon”, wrote Rahul Gandhi, adding that Amethi was his family, which gives him strength to stand with truth and listen to the sufferings of poor and weak and be able to raise their voice. He said Amethi gives him strength to take a pledge for equal justice to all.

Clip edited, stopped kids from raising wrong slogans: Priyanka Gandhi in Rae Bareli

Alleging that the video has been edited to suit needs, Priyanka told mediapersons, “Woh to jhoothon ke business mein hain. Hum to sachayi ke business mein hai (They are into the business of lies. We deal in truth).”

PM Modi: Why do people in Congress hate me so much that they dream of my death

The Prime Minister did not raise the Ram temple issue but said that the “pride” of the “land of Ram” has increased in the last five years.

Narendra Modi: Party that can’t have Opposition leader in Lok Sabha dreams of having PM

The Prime Minister, who will be in Ayodhya on Wednesday, alleged that the SP, BSP and the Congress cannot fight terrorism.

Priyanka Gandhi: Did not pull out of Varanasi contest

She said that Congress candidates who are waiting for her to campaign in their constituencies would be “disappointed” if she focused only on one constituency.

Congress fed biryani to terrorists, its allies dropped cases: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath claimed that the Congress used to feed biryani to terrorists and its alliance partners used to drop cases filed against terrorists.