India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 23, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that his government has fulfilled the promises made by his party in the Assembly polls but people are still waiting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at Centre to start the p...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan was today stopped by security officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) after he was found carrying four live rounds of bullets in his hand baggage before boarding a flight to Luckn...
India | Agencies | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh is holding a three-day national convention in Lucknow starting today.
India | Written by Niha Masih | Monday October 6, 2014
The ruling Samajwadi Party or SP in Uttar Pradesh is set to host a mega national convention of its members from across the country, at a time when the state is facing a massive shortage in power supply.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
In a relief to senior Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, the Allahabad High Court today refused to accept a prayer for issuing directions for the lodging of an FIR against him over an alleged hate speech.
Opinion | Subhashini Ali | Monday September 22, 2014
The UP results in the recent by-elections have been of the most interest to political observers. It was in UP that the BJP, along with the Apna Dal, together won 73 seats, a figure that contributed significantly to its unprecedented electoral victory...
India | Written by Niha Masih | Friday September 19, 2014
At the Hindupur village, in Mainpuri, almost everyone voted for the Samajwadi Party candidate, Tej Pratap Yadav in the state by-elections. Hindupur is not an ordinary village - in spite of being part of the VIP constituency, represented by Mulayam Si...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 18, 2014
Samajwadi Party today cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi against China's "policy" of pushing troops and holding talks at the same time and said it was time New Delhi used force to push back Chinese troops which have entered Indian territory.
India | Tejas Mehta, Saurabh Gupta & Ketki Angre | Friday September 19, 2014
As BJP President Amit Shah lands in Mumbai to gather senior leaders in his party into a strategy session for the Maharashtra elections next month, ally Shiv Sena has used an editorial in its magazine the Saamna, to caution the BJP against taking "vot...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
After the BJP suffered a major blow in the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, its MP Yogi Adityanath today blamed the Samajwadi Party government for not allowing him to campaign for the by-polls in 11 Assembly seats.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 19, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party is the big winner of today's round of by-elections, winning eight of 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, ten of which were previously held by the BJP and one by its ally the Apna Dal. A triumphant UP chief minister Akhi...
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 16, 2014
A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav tweeted about "drawing inspiration for 2017, no matter what the outcome" of by-polls in the state, his Samajwadi Party received a heartening score.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Six hours into counting in by-elections to 32 assembly seats in eight states, the BJP has cause for worry. In three major states - Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - it is losing seats it vacated to rival parties. (Track Live Updates)
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Early trends have been alarming for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP in Uttar Pradesh, where votes are being counted for by-polls in 11 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seats.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 16, 2014
The verdict of by-elections held on September 13 in three Lok Sabha and 32 assembly seats across nine states will be announced today. The results hold high stakes for the ruling BJP, which took power in May and hopes to prove that its popularity hasn...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 14, 2014
Bicycle, the election symbol of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, will soon be part of a new development story inspired by the success of cycling in the Netherlands. A beginning is likely to be made from Noida.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday September 13, 2014
Moderate to high turnout marked the by-elections held in 36 Lok Sabha and assembly seats spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. As polling began, th...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
Voters began to queue up on Saturday at polling stations for the by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's one Lok Sabha and 11 assembly constituencies.
India | Written by Niha Masih | Thursday September 11, 2014
Tej Pratap Yadav, a Leeds University graduate, is the latest member of Mulayam Singh Yadav's family to enter Uttar Pradesh politics. He is the Samajwadi Party candidate in the by-elections to be held on Saturday for the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said his government was reducing the digital divide in the state and had told students to use the laptops provided by the Samajwadi Party government to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech ...