Congress blames polarisation, ‘Modi wave’ for rout in Karnataka

BY FAKEER BALAJI  Bengaluru, May 28 (IANS) Shocked by its worst defeat in the parliamentary elections, in which it managed to retain a lone seat in Karnataka, the Congress has blamed the ‘polarisation’... Read more »

Former SP MP found dead inside his UP home

Bulandshahr, May 28 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party MP Kamlesh Balmiki was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Khurja in Bulandshahr, police said. Prima facie it appeared to be a case of poisoning but... Read more »

OBCs, STs and upper caste Hindus swayed it for NDA

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) got maximum support from the Other Backward Castes (OBCs), followed by Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Scheduled Castes (SCs), according to the IANS-CVOTER analysis... Read more »

CWC rejects resignation, but Rahul insists on stepping down

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday rejected party President Rahul Gandhi’s offer to quit from his post in the wake of the debacle in the Lok Sabha... Read more »

The Unifier-III: Hindu Hriday Samrat Modi

BY SANDEEP BAMZAI  New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) PM Modi’s populist development model working well in conjunction with Hindutva Plus sits well with the sequential progression that India’s body politic seems to be... Read more »

Akhilesh asks party men to prepare for 2022 Assembly polls

Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Unfazed by the results of the Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday asked party workers to start preparing for the 2022 Assembly polls in... Read more »

In continuing Modi surge, BJP claims Middle India

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party has effected a redrawing of its support base that now spreads beyond the Hindi heartland to include at least 10 states that form its... Read more »

Party is over for Samajwadi family, gain for BJP

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The defeat of three members of the Samajwadi Party — Dimple Yadav, Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav — is perhaps the biggest jolt that SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has... Read more »

BJP leads in Uttar Pradesh, SP-BSP alliance trails

Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday took comfortable leads in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, a state that had catapulted it to a stunning victory in 2014. The party... Read more »

Three MLAs from Rajbhar’s party may join BJP

Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) Troubles for dismissed Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar are far from over. According to sources, three of the four legislators of the Rajbhars Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP)... Read more »

12 heavyweight battles in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) With a few hours left for counting of votes to begin, the spotlight is on the heavyweight battles in Uttar Pradesh that will decide the future of the country... Read more »

More arrests likely in Uttarakhand scholarship scam

Dehradun, May 21 (IANS) After the arrest of 12 people in the Rs 100 crore SC/ST scholarships scam that rattled the Haridwar district, the Uttarakhand Police on Tuesday said some more arrests were... Read more »

Mulayam, Akhilesh get CBI clean chit in DA case

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court gave clean chits to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav... Read more »

Rebel Rajbhar dismissed from UP government

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Om Prakash Rajbhar, who had been making statements against the BJP and its leadership, was removed from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet on Monday after Governor Ram Naik dismissed him... Read more »

Uttar Pradesh 2019 Projection: Seven Phases, 144 Million Voters, Key Issues, One Ballot

Source: By Aruna Handique, Zoya Wahi, Raheel Khursheed and Narendra Nag May, 20: In 2014, people in Uttar Pradesh voted across caste lines, choosing a future that wasn’t rooted in their past.... Read more »

Om Prakash Rahbhar dismissed from Yogi government

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Governor Ram Naik on Monday dismissed Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar from his ministerial position on the recommendation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Five other leaders of the... Read more »

How Akhilesh managed Mayawati, kept hopes alive for SP-BSP

BY DEEPAK SHARMA New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Though labelled ‘Babua’ by his political rivals, Akhilesh Yadav, the key architect of the gathbandhan in Uttar Pradesh, seems to have mastered the art of... Read more »

Nishads emerge as major vote bank in UP elections

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 18 (IANS) For the first time in Uttar Pradesh, the Nishads have emerged as an important vote bank in the Purvanchal region. The Nishads have consolidated themselves to such... Read more »

In India’s Holiest City, Modi Not As Omniscient As Before

Source: By Revati Laul Varanasi and Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh): “I don’t fake things. Sometimes, if I don’t want to speak the truth, I can tell you the extended truth. But I don’t lie.”... Read more »

Naidu to meet Mayawati, Akhilesh in UP

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu is expected to meet Uttar Pradesh’s former Chief Ministers Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow... Read more »