Battle For States

Modi giving casteist, communal tinge to campaign: Mayawati

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Lucknow: After dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “Mr Negative Dalit Man“, BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday charged him and BJP with trying to give “casteist and communal tinge” to the poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. “In the past couple of days, BJP and its top leaders, including the PM, have been issuing wrong statements …

BSP is now Behenji Sampatti Party, says PM Modi

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Jalaun (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a jibe at BSP supremo at Mayawati’s opposition to note ban, saying BSP is no longer Bahujan Samaj Party but ‘Behenji Sampatti Party’. At an election rally in Orai region of Jalaun in Bundelkhand region, the Prime Minister said those who deposit wealth for themselves can …

Battle For States: Left parties fighting Manipur election to regain lost ground

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Imphal: Once a force to reckon with in Manipur politics, the CPI and CPI(M) are fighting the Assembly election to regain their lost ground in the state. Manipur has a long history of Left movement, under the leadership of legendary Left leader like Hijam Irabot Singh commonly known as “jana neta Hijam” but this time …

61.16% turnout in phase 3 of the U.P. elections

Sunday, February 19, 2017

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61.16% turnout in phase 3 of the U.P. elections and voting by and large peaceful, says U.P. CEO T. Venkatesh. The exercise was held by and large peacefully in this phase, he says, adding tight security arrangements were put in place at all the 25,603 polling booths. In the 2012 Assembly and 2014 Lok Sabha …

Battle For States: BSP Mathura candidate booked for clicking selfie with EVM

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Mathura: In a bizarre incident, BSP’s Mathura candidate Yogesh Dwivedi has been booked on the charges of breaching the secrecy of voting for clicking selfie with EVM while casting his vote, officials said today. ADM, Mathura, Ravindra Kumar said a complaint was filed on February 11 that Dwivedi had taken a selfie with EVM while …

Man declared ‘dead’ in revenue records files poll nomination

Friday, February 17, 2017

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Varanasi: In what could be an unusual aspect in UP polls, a man, who was declared dead in revenue records allegedly on the basis of forged documents presented by his cousins to grab land in his village, has filed his nomination for UP polls to ‘prove’ he is alive and also with an aim to …

Swamy’s tweet on Maya’s Trump moment in UP causes flutter on social media

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday had a twitter blast after he compared BSP supremo Mayawati to the US President Donald Trump in a tweet. Swamy said: In UP I think Mayavati will pull off a Donald Trump. In UP I think Mayavati will pull off a Donald Trump — Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) February 15, …

Battle For States: 68% voter turnout in Uttarakhand, 65.5% in UP till 5pm

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Dehradun/Lucknow: Polling began to the 69 of the 70 assembly seats of Uttarakhand along with 67 Assembly constituencies spread over 11 districts in Western Uttar Pradesh amid tight security on Wednesday with people queueing up outside polling booths since early morning to cast their votes. ALSO READ: Polling underway in 67 Assembly seats in western UP …

Allahabad HC issues notices to Mayawati, kin over manipulation of land records

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued notices to BSP supremo Mayawati and two of her close relatives on a PIL alleging “manipulation” of land records in their native village while she was the UP chief minister. A division bench comprising Chief Justice D B Bhosle and Justice Yashant Verma passed the order on the …

Polling underway in 67 Assembly seats in western UP

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Polling began this morning in 67 Assembly constituencies spread over 11 districts of western Uttar Pradesh figuring in the second phase of voting. The districts where polling is on amid tight security arrangements are Saharanpur, Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Bareilly, Amroha, Pilibhit, Kheri, Shahjahanpur and Badaun. Of the 67 seats at stake, ruling Samajwadi Party had won 34 in …

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