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Yogi Adityanath takes jibe at Samajwadi Party's red cap

24 Feb 2021

Yogi Adityanath takes jibe at Samajwadi Party's red cap

Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday witnessed peals of laughter when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recalled how a child described a politician donning a cap as goonda and appealed to members to not turn august House into a drama company.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

18 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 27.01 lakh while the death toll neared 52,000 with over 800 more fatalities on Monday.

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

29 Oct 2019

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.

"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest

07 May 2019

"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest

Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".

Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

03 Apr 2019

Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

On Tuesday, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati defended her statues, which dot the Uttar Pradesh landscape, in Supreme Court.

Opposition stages walkout from UP Assembly over sugarcane dues issue

06 Feb 2019

Opposition stages walkout from UP Assembly over sugarcane dues issue

Opposition Samajwadi Party, BSP, and Congress today staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, alleging that the state government was not serious about paying dues of sugarcane farmers.

Mohan Bhagwat picks Ram Mandir issue only before elections: SP

20 Oct 2018

Mohan Bhagwat picks Ram Mandir issue only before elections: SP

Senior SP leader, Ram Govind Chaudhary, has accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of remembering Lord Ram only "months before the General Elections".

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

02 Jun 2018

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.

Will win 11 seats in UP Legislative Council polls: BJP

08 Apr 2018

Will win 11 seats in UP Legislative Council polls: BJP

With the filing of nominations for Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council polls coming to a close tomorrow, BJP today sounded confident of bagging 11 out of 13 seats going to polls on April 26.

Rajya Sabha polls: BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP

23 Mar 2018

Rajya Sabha polls: BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP

Uttar Pradesh BSP MLA Anil Singh on Friday indicated that he had cross-voted in favor of the BJP in the Rajya Sabha polls, saying "I am with Maharaj-ji," referring to UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

All you need to know about today's Rajya Sabha polls

23 Mar 2018

All you need to know about today's Rajya Sabha polls

Today, Rajya Sabha will vote for the remaining 25 of 59 seats in six states, including UP. Undoubtedly, the UP elections will be a nail-biting affair.

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

27 Dec 2017

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath adds another feather to his cap. He recently played both accused and the judge!

Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP

22 Nov 2017

Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP

Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, celebrates his 79th birthday today.

What will Modi do on his two-day visit to Varanasi?

22 Sep 2017

What will Modi do on his two-day visit to Varanasi?

In his first visit to Varanasi since BJP's landslide victory in the UP Assembly elections, PM Modi has a string of inaugurations and visits lined up. Varanasi is his LS constituency; he calls it his "second home."

What has prompted Varanasi's transformation with state-of-the-art infrastructure?

20 Sep 2017

What has prompted Varanasi's transformation with state-of-the-art infrastructure?

PM Modi's LS constituency Varanasi is in the midst of a complete makeover after being included in the government's Smart Cities Mission in the second phase.

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

11 Aug 2017

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

Samajwadi Party found itself in the middle of yet another controversy, and could be staring at the possibility of losing the UP Assembly membership of former Cabinet minister Azam Khan's son- MLA Abdullah Azam Khan.

Mayawati's resignation accepted by Rajya Sabha

20 Jul 2017

Mayawati's resignation accepted by Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha has accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati, who quit two days ago alleging she wasn't allowed to talk about atrocities on Dalits.

BSP's Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha: What does this mean?

18 Jul 2017

BSP's Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha: What does this mean?

On July 18, BSP chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha after complaining of not being allowed to speak on atrocities allegedly committed on Dalits in UP.

Yogi wants NIA probe after explosive threat; 1 man arrested

15 Jul 2017

Yogi wants NIA probe after explosive threat; 1 man arrested

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath summoned a high-level meeting to discuss Vidhan Sabha security issues after an explosive white substance was discovered during a session. The UP government has asked the Home Ministry to investigate the "dangerous terror conspiracy", through NIA.

Know all about PETN, deadly explosive found in UP Assembly!

14 Jul 2017

Know all about PETN, deadly explosive found in UP Assembly!

PETN or Pentaerythritol tetranitrate, is a lethal plastic explosive belonging to the same chemical family as nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose.

Explosives found in UP assembly, CM Yogi demands NIA probe

14 Jul 2017

Explosives found in UP assembly, CM Yogi demands NIA probe

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called for an investigation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) after an explosive was found in the state assembly in Lucknow.

Shah hails victory, says Modi most popular leader since independence

11 Mar 2017

Shah hails victory, says Modi most popular leader since independence

BJP chief Amit Shah said his party will "form government in four states - UP, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur."

UP Elections: Parties go whole hog for the last phase

04 Mar 2017

UP Elections: Parties go whole hog for the last phase

Ahead of 7th phase of UP elections, PM Modi is aggressively hitting campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.

Manohar Parrikar let off by EC over bribery remark

17 Feb 2017

Manohar Parrikar let off by EC over bribery remark

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was let off by the Election Commission on Thursday and was asked to remain more "circumspect and careful" in the future.

SP hurt itself with Cong alliance: Amit Shah

17 Feb 2017

SP hurt itself with Cong alliance: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said Samajwadi Party had hurt itself by offering 103 seats to the Congress, which has no presence in Uttar Pradesh.

Shekhar Tripathi of Jagran.com arrested

14 Feb 2017

Shekhar Tripathi of Jagran.com arrested

On Tuesday, Shekhar Tripathi, editor of Jagran.com was arrested for having published the exit poll results of the first phase of UP Assembly elections.

Congress-Samajwadi Party release 'Common Minimum Programme'

11 Feb 2017

Congress-Samajwadi Party release 'Common Minimum Programme'

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress VP Rahul Gandhi released the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance's 'Common Minimum Programme' (CMP) for UP.

Manohar Parrikar notified by EC on 'bribery' comment

07 Feb 2017

Manohar Parrikar notified by EC on 'bribery' comment

The Election Commission has sent a notice to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his alleged remarks on bribery while he was campaigning in North Goa.

SP-Congress continue sparring over seat-sharing

03 Feb 2017

SP-Congress continue sparring over seat-sharing

The Samajwadi Party and the Congress are continuing their tussle over seat-sharing for the UP elections.

Mulayam asks SP workers to contest all 403 seats

31 Jan 2017

Mulayam asks SP workers to contest all 403 seats

Hardening his stance against the SP-Congress alliance, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav asked party workers to contest from all 403 seats in the state, saying "The alliance does not serve the interests of the SP."

Akhilesh, Rahul vow to defeat BJP together

29 Jan 2017

Akhilesh, Rahul vow to defeat BJP together

Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi addressed a joint press conference, saying they were "friends and not just political allies" and that both parties "share much of each other's ideologies."

EC orders FIR against Kejriwal

29 Jan 2017

EC orders FIR against Kejriwal

The Election Commission ordered an FIR to be filed against Arvind Kejriwal for speaking about rival political parties and bribery during a Goa rally.

How will the SP-Congress alliance help both parties?

24 Jan 2017

How will the SP-Congress alliance help both parties?

According to UP political analysts, the alliance will help SP and Congress consolidate the minority vote against other parties and throw a massive challenge to BJP.

CEC announces poll dates

04 Jan 2017

CEC announces poll dates

The Election Commission announced dates for state elections; Goa - 4 Feb; Punjab - 4 Feb, Uttarakhand - 15 Feb.

SC bars parties from religious, caste-based campaigning

02 Jan 2017

SC bars parties from religious, caste-based campaigning

The Supreme Court has barred political parties from seeking votes on the basis of caste or religion.

Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP elections

13 Sep 2016

Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP elections

According to reports, cricketer Praveen Kumar met Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and decided to join Samajwadi Party.