Articles about Uttar Pradesh Assembly

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

25 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term on Friday at Lucknow's Ekana Cricket Stadium.

Yogi Adityanath breaks 'Noida jinx'; know all about the superstition

10 Mar 2022

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Yogi Adityanath breaks 'Noida jinx'; know all about the superstition

Yogi Adityanath is all set to return as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for a second term with Bharatiya Janata Party comfortably crossing the 202-seat majority mark in the 2022 UP Assembly elections.

Uttar Pradesh elections phase 5: Voting underway in 61 seats

27 Feb 2022

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Uttar Pradesh elections phase 5: Voting underway in 61 seats

Voting in 61 seats in the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections began at 7:00 am on Sunday.

Uttar Pradesh elections phase 4: Voting underway in 59 seats

23 Feb 2022

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Uttar Pradesh elections phase 4: Voting underway in 59 seats

Voting in 59 seats in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections began at 7 am on Wednesday.

Congress promises to create jobs, waive loans in UP manifesto

09 Feb 2022

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Congress promises to create jobs, waive loans in UP manifesto

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh polls on Wednesday.

Sonia Gandhi not among star campaigners for UP polls phase-4

07 Feb 2022

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Sonia Gandhi not among star campaigners for UP polls phase-4

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is not among the party's top campaigners in Uttar Pradesh's (UP) fourth phase of assembly elections.

Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

15 Jan 2022

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Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday confirmed that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest the upcoming Assembly elections from the Gorakhpur (Urban) constituency.

UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

19 Oct 2021

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UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

The Indian National Congress will reserve 40% of tickets for Assembly seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections for women, party General-Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced on Tuesday.

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

21 Jul 2020

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Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon passed away in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 85, his son Ashutosh Tandon announced on Twitter.

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

26 Mar 2019

Politics
History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.

'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally

06 Mar 2019

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'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally

The wooden chair, believed to be the lucky charm for the BJP, is in news again.

Rahul Gandhi insulting slain Army soldiers, alleges Shah

01 Dec 2018

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Rahul Gandhi insulting slain Army soldiers, alleges Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah today alleged that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was insulting slain Army soldiers by claiming that the 2016 surgical strike across the LoC was conducted to win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

No flouting law on fee-structure: Gautam Buddh Nagar-administration instructs private-schools

04 Nov 2018

India
No flouting law on fee-structure: Gautam Buddh Nagar-administration instructs private-schools

The Gautam Buddh Nagar (Greater Noida) administration has asked all private schools in the district to adhere to the Uttar Pradesh Self Financed Independent Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, brought in this year to check arbitrary fee hikes by institutes.

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

01 Apr 2018

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Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.

Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui joins Congress

22 Feb 2018

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Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui joins Congress

Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui who was once the close aide of party chief Mayawati, on Thursday formally joined the Congress party, along with some other former Uttar Pradesh ministers.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee backs LK Advani for President

25 Mar 2017

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee backs LK Advani for President

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would be happy to see senior BJP leader LK Advani as India's next President, during an interview to a Bengali TV channel.

UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

08 Mar 2017

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UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

The seventh and final phase of UP polls began across 40 seats in Uttar Pradesh, including PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, on March 8.

6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

04 Mar 2017

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6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

The sixth and penultimate phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh has commenced today for 49 assembly seats amid tight security arrangements.

5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

27 Feb 2017

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5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

The fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh started today morning in 51 seats across 11 districts of the state, including Amethi, Basti, Faizabad, Gonda and Sultanpur.

UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

23 Feb 2017

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UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

Voting got underway in the fourth phase of polling in UP. 1.84cr voters across 23 constituencies in Bundelkhand and Doab, including Congress strongholds of Rae Bareli and Amethi, will choose their leaders from 680 candidates.

UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

19 Feb 2017

Politics
UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

Central UP, known to be the Samajwadi Party stronghold will go to polls in the 3rd phase. The party will seek to create a repeat of the resounding victory it had in 2012.

Phase-2 polling underway in UP

15 Feb 2017

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Phase-2 polling underway in UP

The second phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh.

UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash

11 Feb 2017

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UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash

After the polling for 73 of UP's seats began, supporters of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) clashed in Meerut.

Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins

11 Feb 2017

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Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins

The first phase of voting in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections has started today with 73 out of the state's total 403 constituencies going to the polls.

Shivpal's men have no place in SP: Akhilesh Yadav

01 Feb 2017

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Shivpal's men have no place in SP: Akhilesh Yadav

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh CM and National President of the Samajwadi Party said that Shivpal's loyalists had no place in the party.

Shivpal Yadav will form a new party after UP elections

31 Jan 2017

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Shivpal Yadav will form a new party after UP elections

Brother of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav has decided to form a new party of his own because of being "attacked repeatedly" by members of the SP.

Mayawati's brother and his 70 ghost companies under scanner

28 Jan 2017

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Mayawati's brother and his 70 ghost companies under scanner

An investigation has brought Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar in the centre of a corruption scandal.

IT Dept summons Mayawati's brother, sis-in-law

26 Jan 2017

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IT Dept summons Mayawati's brother, sis-in-law

The Income Tax department has summoned BSP supremo Mayawati's brother and his wife over their possession of upscale properties in New Delhi, Noida and investments in companies promoted by them.

Mulayam surrenders to son, gives a wishlist of 38 candidates

18 Jan 2017

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Mulayam surrenders to son, gives a wishlist of 38 candidates

One day after Akhilesh Yadav was formally installed as Samajwadi Party's President by the Election Commission, Mulayam Singh Yadav accepted the political supremacy of his son.

Mayawati's brother under IT radar

10 Jan 2017

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Mayawati's brother under IT radar

Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar's assets grew exceptionally during her tenure as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Samajwadi Party implodes over party symbol, EC may intervene

02 Jan 2017

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Samajwadi Party implodes over party symbol, EC may intervene

As the Samajwadi Party in-fighting intensified, sources said Akhilesh Yadav approached the EC to retain the party's cycle symbol; Mulayam also demanded the same and the EC will decide on the matter shortly.

Truce between Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav

31 Dec 2016

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Truce between Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav

In a dramatic turn of events, Mulayam Singh Yadav revoked the expulsion of Akhilesh and Ram Gopal Yadav post his meeting with his son.

Mulayam expels Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from SP for 6 years

30 Dec 2016

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Mulayam expels Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from SP for 6 years

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has expelled UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav from the party for six years on the grounds of indiscipline.

Akhilesh releases parallel list of 235 candidates in UP

30 Dec 2016

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Akhilesh releases parallel list of 235 candidates in UP

Giving a new turn to UP elections, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav released a list of 235 candidates for the upcoming assembly election.

I'm targeted because I am a Dalit: Mayawati

27 Dec 2016

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I'm targeted because I am a Dalit: Mayawati

BSP Chief Mayawati addressed a press conference after reports surfaced of cash deposits totalling Rs.104 crore in BSP's bank account and Rs.1.43 crore in her brother Anand Kumar's account.

UP's BTechs and MBAs now seek sweepers' jobs

11 Dec 2016

India
UP's BTechs and MBAs now seek sweepers' jobs

Several MBAs and BTechs amongst other post-graduate students are a part of the 1.10 lakh applicants for contractual sweepers with the Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).