LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has denied that the decision to shift Varun Gandhi from Pilibhit to Etah jail was taken in view of terrorist threat.
Since Mr. Gandhi is the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Pilibhit, the government made it known that before shifting him to Etah jail permission had been obtained from the […]
LUCKNOW: Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mohammad Azam Khan stayed away from the party’s one-day national executive meeting held here on Saturday.
The estranged leader met party president Mulayam Singh in New Delhi on Thursday.
Their meeting lasted about three hours. Mr. Khan is reported to have expressed his opposition to Mr. Mulayam Singh’s friendship with the […]
Promises reservation benefits to the financially poor among the forward castes
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP president Mayawati at an election rally in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. She is flanked by A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar (right), BSP candidate for Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, and party general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra. […]
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Saturday discussed threadbare the replies sent by the BJP’s Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency candidate Varun Gandhi and BJP’s national and U.P. State presidents on Mr. Gandhi’s alleged “anti-Muslim” speeches and adjourned without taking any decision.
“No decision has been taken.” The matter required further consideration and a decision would be […]
LUCKNOW: With the seat-sharing agreement between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha elections in tatters, the SP on Saturday accused the Congress of violating the coalition dharma. The party said that by taking the unprecedented step of naming its candidates in 10 seats held by the SP […]
LUCKNOW: Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Friday promised a government at the Centre qualitatively different from the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party regimes. The welfare of ‘sarv samaj,’ inclusive of all religions and castes, would be the cornerstone of the national and foreign policies.
At a press conference here on Friday, she released […]
Lucknow: After collapse of the alliance with SP, the Congress has decided to contest 50 to 55 seats out of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in U.P. and has begun seat sharing talks with smaller parties having pockets of influence in the State, UPCC President Rita Bahuguna Joshi said on Thursday.
“Congress would be contesting some […]
Election Commission orders filing of criminal cases
NEW DELHI: Varun Gandhi, BJP’s Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency candidate has landed himself in trouble, with the Election Commission directing Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer A.K. Bishnoi to file criminal cases, under the Indian Penal Code and the Representation of the People Act, 1951, against him for […]
New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Monday ruled out the possibility of his party joining the Third Front. He said with CPI-(M) leader Prakash Karat at its helm, he saw no such hope.
“Had comrade Harkishan Singh Surjeet been the general secretary of the CPI(M), then I would have seen some hope in this […]
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STRATEGY SESSION: Third Front leaders (from left) Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M), A.B. Bardhan (CPI), D. Raja (CPI), H.D. Deve Gowda (JD-S), Prakash Karat (CPI-M), Mayawati (BSP), Chandrababu Naidu (TDP), T.J. Chandrachoodan (RSP) and K. Chandrasekhara Rao (TRS) at a dinner meeting in New Delhi on Sunday.
NEW DELHI: Bahujan Samaj […]