Articles about UP Assembly
13 Sep 2021
Taliban to Ram Mandir: Yogi's poll campaign against SP
As Assembly elections are drawing near in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Bharatiya Janata Party are pitching religion as the key electoral plank to corner its main rival, Samajwadi Party.
28 Aug 2021
Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case
Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
22 Nov 2017
Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP
Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, celebrates his 79th birthday today.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."
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.
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.
04 Jan 2017
CEC announces poll dates
The Election Commission announced dates for state elections; Goa - 4 Feb; Punjab - 4 Feb, Uttarakhand - 15 Feb.
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.
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.