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Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

26 Mar 2019

BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party

Veteran Bollywood actress and MP Jaya Prada joined BJP on Tuesday and could be fielded from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.

In UP deal, Akhilesh gets one seat less than Mayawati

21 Feb 2019

In UP deal, Akhilesh gets one seat less than Mayawati

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party, which forged a pre-poll alliance months ago, announced the constituency-based seat-sharing arrangement on Thursday.

Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

12 Jan 2019

Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav will address the press together soon and fireworks are expected after this.

Here's what to expect from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's press-conference

11 Jan 2019

Here's what to expect from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's press-conference

Former bitter rivals Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati will hold a press conference at a five-star hotel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, their parties' sources have revealed.

#RoadTo2019: Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati meet in Delhi to discuss seat-sharing

05 Jan 2019

#RoadTo2019: Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati meet in Delhi to discuss seat-sharing

Akhilesh Yadav, the chief of Samajwadi Party and Mayawati, the matriarch of Bahujan Samaj Party, met in New Delhi on Friday to discuss seat-sharing for the Lok Sabha elections slated to take place in summer this year.

UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

15 Nov 2018

UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP, Tabassum Hasan, today welcomed the Election Commission's decision to transfer Shamli (UP) District Magistrate, Inder Vikram Singh, over charges of irregularities during the counting of votes in Kairana by-polls.

Former UP Minister Kawkab Hameed Khan dies at 66

01 Nov 2018

Former UP Minister Kawkab Hameed Khan dies at 66

Former UP Minister and senior Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Kawkab Hameed Khan died yesterday after a prolonged illness, a senior party leader said. He was 66.

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

17 Jun 2018

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

In a minor reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh BJP has made some changes in the portfolio of some of its organizational secretaries.

BJP will bite dust: RLD's Tabassum Hasan after winning Kairana

31 May 2018

BJP will bite dust: RLD's Tabassum Hasan after winning Kairana

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Tabassum Hasan, who has taken a massive lead in Kairana by-polls, said the BJP will bite the dust once everyone joins hands.

Kairana, Noorpur by-polls: Voter turnout 50%, counting begins today

31 May 2018

Kairana, Noorpur by-polls: Voter turnout 50%, counting begins today

Counting of votes for the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh began today amid tight security arrangements.

EC takes cognizance of VVPAT malfunction, re-poll scheduled for tomorrow

29 May 2018

EC takes cognizance of VVPAT malfunction, re-poll scheduled for tomorrow

Taking cognizance of the malfunctioned voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, the Election Commission (EC) today ordered re-polling on May 30 from 7 am to 5 pm.

UP: Voting for Kairana parliamentary constituency, Noorpur Assembly seat begins

28 May 2018

UP: Voting for Kairana parliamentary constituency, Noorpur Assembly seat begins

Voting for the by-elections to UP's Kairana Parliamentary constituency and Noorpur Assembly constituency began 7 am today and will continue till 6 pm.

UP: Security beefed up ahead of Kairana by-poll

26 May 2018

UP: Security beefed up ahead of Kairana by-poll

Authorities have tightened security and are taking steps to ensure a fair election ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana, a police official has said.

UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape

05 Mar 2017

UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape

The BSP's Ayodhya candidate, Bazmi Siddiqui has been booked by police along with 6 of his aides for raping a woman in Faizabad city.

UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled

27 Feb 2017

UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled

The Delhi High court cancelled MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole, granted to him by a trial court, allowing him to campaign for the elections.

PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress

20 Feb 2017

PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress

Congress has asked the Election Commission to look into PM Narendra Modi's 'communal' remarks, saying such comments bring 'disrepute' to his post.

Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election

09 Feb 2017

Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election

Police have arrested Manoj Gautam, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate from Khurja, Bulandshahr district, UP, for allegedly killing his brother Vinod "for electoral gains."

Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections

06 Feb 2017

Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections

Steps have been taken to keep politics clean in polls-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP).