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Battle for States LIVE Updates: Uttar Pradesh records 55% polling till 4 PM

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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Polling began this morning in 53 constituencies spread over 12 districts that figure in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The districts include the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli. Assembly segments in Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency are among the seats where the …

Planets and the battle for Uttar Pradesh polls

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Uttar Pradesh is the biggest state in India having 1/6th of the total population of the country and with the highest number of Assembly at the parliamentary constituencies. The final arbiter will be astrological factors which will decide to whom the reins of the Uttar Pradesh will go. The ruling party in Uttar Pradesh state is …

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 …

BJP candidate booked for attacking SP’s Gangwar

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Bareilly (UP): An FIR has been registered against BJP candidate from Nawabganj seat Kesar Singh and his supporters for allegedly attacking former minister and SP candidate Bhagwat Sharan Gangwar, police said. Besides Singh, the FIR has been registered against his two sons along with eight named and about 15 unnamed persons for attacking Gangwar and …

Battle For States: NewsMobile Reality Check in Aligarh

Saturday, February 11, 2017

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UP elections are a political event that will set the tone for the coming elections. With the new Akhilesh-Rahul alliance and the extensive BJP campaign, what may happen in the time to come in the Battle for India will be influenced by the outcome of this election. We at NewsMobile took a closer look at the Ground …

‘No leader has as many jokes on him as he does,’ says PM Modi taking a dig at RaGa

Friday, February 10, 2017

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Bijnor: Taking up issues of dynastic politics and law and order to target Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called it a tie-up between two families who have “looted” Uttar Pradesh and the country, and mocked Rahul Gandhi saying no leader has as many jokes on him as he does for his “childish” …

Round one of polling in crucial UP Assembly elections tomorrow

Friday, February 10, 2017

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Nearly 2.6 crore people in 73 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh will be eligible to vote tomorrow in the first of the seven phases of high-stake Assembly elections, seen as a litmus test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nearly three-year rule. 839 candidates, including from main contenders BJP, BSP, allies Congress and Samajwadi party, RLD …

Battle for States: 15,000 security personnel deployed in Ghaziabad on poll duty

Friday, February 10, 2017

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Ghaziabad: Around 15,000 paramilitary, police and home guard personnel have been deployed in the district to ensure free, fair and peaceful voting in the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on February 11, a senior police official said today. District Police chief held a meeting with other senior officials and chalked out a detailed …

Cong demands action against BJP over triple talaq, temple issues

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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Lucknow: Taking objection to BJP including the ‘triple talaq’ and Ram Temple issues in its election manifesto, Congress on Wednesday demanded that the Supreme Court and the Election Commission initiate action against the saffron party in this regard. “BJP is raising disputed issues with the aim to polarise votes in the upcoming Assembly polls in …

Battle For States: High voltage campaign for phase-I of UP polls ends tomorrow

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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Lucknow: The campaigning for the first phase of the high-stake Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections will come to an end on Thursday in 73 constituencies spread over 15 districts including riot-scarred Muzaffarnagar and Shamli. Polling in these constituencies will be held on February 11. BJP had won just 11 of the 73 seats in 2012, but …

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