Battle For States

Battle for States: SP rules out alliance with RLD; merge with Congress

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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In a major political move in Uttar Pradesh, there be will no Grand Alliance or Mahagathbandhan in as the Samajwadi Party on Thursday ruled out any alliance with Ajit Singh’s Rashtriya Lok Dal for the upcoming assembly elections. Party’s national vice-president Kironmoy Nanda issued the official statement in this regard and said the SP will ally …

Battle For States: Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East seat

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Chandigarh: Amid Navjot Singh Sidhu’s move to Congress, Cricketer-turned-politician on Wednesday filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat, while Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh filed from Lambi on the last day for filing of nominations for the February four Assembly polls in Punjab. Besides the two, AAP leader Bhagwant Mann submitted his nomination from Jalalabad …

Ex-congressman ND Tiwari joins BJP with son

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Veteran Congressman Narayan Dutt Tiwari is all set to make another political move as he has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday at party chief Amit Shah’s residence in Delhi. The BJP’s latest transfer from the Congress is 91 years old who had been the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, a union minister …

Will take ‘netaji’ along, our bond is ‘unbreakable’: Akhilesh Yadav

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Having bagged the ‘bicycle’ symbol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he would take Mulayam Singh Yadav along and him, describing the ties with his father and the SP patriarch as “unbreakable”. Akhilesh said at present his priority was to form the Samajwadi Party government again in the state and that he …

Battle for States: Congress confirms alliance with Akhilesh Yadav in UP Polls

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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After an end to the Yadav family feud with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav getting the charge of ruling Samajwadi Party, Congress Party on Tuesday said that they will not back off from forming an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) if it reaps the benefit of the people of Uttar Pradesh. “We are …

Battle For States: UP poll process kicks off, notification issued for 1st phase

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh assembly poll process kicked off on Tuesday with the EC issuing notification for the first phase of voting on February 11 which will cover 73 constituencies spread over 15 districts in Muslim-dominated Western UP. The filing of nominations for these constituencies started at 11 am, immediately after the notification, the Chief …

Battle For States: BSP MLA booked for violating poll code

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Muzaffarnagar: BSP MLA Noor Salim has been booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by putting up posters without permission at his Charthawal assembly constituency in the district. The action was taken against the MLA on Monday, said Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ramavtar Gupta. ALSO READ: Battle for States: Akhilesh to ride ‘Cycle’ in UP Polls Meanhwile, …

Battle for States: Akhilesh to ride ‘Cycle’ in UP Polls

Monday, January 16, 2017

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The Election Commission on Monday gave its verdict in favour of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party and gave the ‘Cycle’ symbol to the Akhilesh Yadav camp of the party. ALSO READ: ‘Might contest against son Akhilesh Yadav,’ says Mulayam “Cycle symbol belongs to Akhilesh-led Samajwadi Party,” Election Commission said after it freeze the …

Battle for States: ‘Might contest against son Akhilesh Yadav,’ says Mulayam

Monday, January 16, 2017

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The Yadav family feud seems to get take new turns with every passing day as Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday accused Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of having a negative approach towards Muslims and said he will fight against his son if he does not heed his advice. With the Election Commission set to take …

Battle for States: ‘I am a born Congressman, have come back to my roots,’ says Sidhu

Monday, January 16, 2017

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A day after Cricketer-turned- politician, Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Congress Party ahead of polls in the state of Punjab, Sidhu said that he is a ‘born Congressman and it is his ghar wapasi (homecoming). Addressing a press conference at Congress Headquarter in the capital, former cricketer said, “I am a born Congressman, have come …

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