Centre’s Ayodhya land move election stunt: Mayawati

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 11:19
BSP leader Mayawati on Wednesday described as an “election stunt” the Modi government’s proposal to the Supreme Court to return the undisputed land at Ayodhya. In a statement, the Bahujan Samaj Party chief said this had been done to fan…

Cautious optimism in Ayodhya on government move

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:28
On a day the Union government sought Supreme Court permission to hand over the “undisputed” land in Ayodhya to the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, the stakeholders in the temple town reacted with cautious optimism, saying this could be the way out…

Adityanath, UP ministers take holy dip at Kumbh

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:26
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and many of his ministerial colleagues took the holy dip at Sangam — the trinity of Ganga, Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati — at the ongoing Kumbh on Tuesday. Soon after finishing the cabinet…

Centre Asks Top Court For Excess Ayodhya Land Ahead Of Polls

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 17:02
NEW DELHI: The government today asked the Supreme Court for permission to hand over a part of the land near the disputed temple-mosque site in Ayodhya to the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas or the trust overseeing the Ram temple plan, in…

UP to build world’s longest Expressway: Adityanath

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:47
At the meeting, held outside the state capital for only the second time in history, and chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, it was decided that the 600-km Expressway will be built at a cost of Rs 36,000 crore on…

Lucknow headquarters of Congress begins makeover for high-profile office-bearers

Sunday, 27 January 2019 16:36
The sprawling double-storeyed building is being dressed up for the new occupants as the mood turns upbeat among party loyalists. A new ‘war room’ is being constructed and a conference hall for workers to meet leaders in private is also…

Akhilesh welcomes Priyanka’s political debut

Saturday, 26 January 2019 09:59
Talking to reporters after hoisting the national flag at the Janeshwar Mishra Park here, he said he was happy that the Congress too was promoting new leaders. Yadav’s remarks came three days after Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as General Secretary in-charge…

Can Priyanka turn the tables for Congress in eastern UP

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:15
Eastern Uttar Pradesh, comprising 23 districts, sends 28 MPs to the Lok Sabha. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections the Congress managed to win only two seats — Rae Bareli and Amethi — in the eastern part of the state,…

BSP-SP can almost halve BJP seats in UP, according to 2014 poll data

Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:43
The Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party combine poses a strong challenge to the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and could bring down its numbers from 71 to 39 seats going by the numbers the three parties polled…

NCW sends notice to BJP MLA over remarks on Mayawati

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:00
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sent a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her disparaging remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. Singh, who represents Mughalsarai in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, at a rally on…