12 Jan 2021
Somnath Bharti, the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Malviya Nagar, Delhi, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Monday for allegedly making defamatory remarks on the condition of state hospitals and against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Ink was also thrown at him in Rae Bareli.
18 Aug 2020
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
Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.
07 May 2019
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
On Tuesday, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati defended her statues, which dot the Uttar Pradesh landscape, in Supreme Court.
06 Feb 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
UP CM Yogi Adityanath adds another feather to his cap. He recently played both accused and the judge!
22 Nov 2017
Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, celebrates his 79th birthday today.
22 Sep 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
PETN or Pentaerythritol tetranitrate, is a lethal plastic explosive belonging to the same chemical family as nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose.
14 Jul 2017
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
BJP chief Amit Shah said his party will "form government in four states - UP, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur."
04 Mar 2017
Ahead of 7th phase of UP elections, PM Modi is aggressively hitting campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.
17 Feb 2017
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
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
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
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
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
The Samajwadi Party and the Congress are continuing their tussle over seat-sharing for the UP elections.
31 Jan 2017
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 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
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
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
The Election Commission announced dates for state elections; Goa - 4 Feb; Punjab - 4 Feb, Uttarakhand - 15 Feb.
02 Jan 2017
The Supreme Court has barred political parties from seeking votes on the basis of caste or religion.
13 Sep 2016
According to reports, cricketer Praveen Kumar met Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and decided to join Samajwadi Party.