Uttar Pradesh’s final phase is biggest of them all

BY AMITA VERMA  Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The final phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh will decide the fate of the country as well as the country’s most populous state. Prime Minister Narendra... Read more »

SC issues notice on 10% quote for EWS in CTET

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice on a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) in the 2019 Central Teacher Eligibility Test... Read more »

Fear of BJP’s rise many propel Bengal minorities to vote for Mamata

BY MILINDA GHOSH ROY  Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Despite growing disenchantment with the Mamata Banerjee government over unfulfilled promises in education, health and employment sectors, the lion’s share of the minority vote is... Read more »

A Step towards substantive Equality: SC upholds Karnataka law on Reservations in Promotions for Govt. employees

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Sushmita The 135 page judgment by Judges UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud talks about producing a just social order, inclusive governance and efficiency based on providing equal opportunities to all... Read more »

Modi “Opposition backs terrorists and Pakistan”

Balia/Buxar (Uttar Pradesh), May 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP), BSP and the Congress of backing terrorists and Pakistan. Addressing an election rally here, Modi said... Read more »

SP complaints against polling official in Azamgarh

Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against a polling official who reportedly cast votes on behalf of senior citizens in Mehnagar Assembly segment in... Read more »

Pramod Tiwari, Raja Bhaiyya under house arrest

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former MP Pramod Tiwari was placed under house arrest on Sunday in Pratapgarh where polling is taking place for the Lok Sabha elections.... Read more »

Key Constituencies in Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) As the campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 59 constituencies ended Friday evening, over 10.17 crore voters across seven states will decide the fate... Read more »

A ‘do-or-die’ battle for Khattar, Hooda in Haryana

BY VISHAL GULATI  Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) BJP-ruled Haryana will go to the polls on all its 10 seats on May 12, the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election, in a do-or-die... Read more »

CM lauds SC ruling on Karnataka law on SC/ST promotions

Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding the state’s Reservation Act, 2018 to give promotions to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes.... Read more »

SC issues notice to Centre on death penalty in SC/ST cases

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the validity of a section which prescribes for mandatory death sentence in a... Read more »

SC upholds Karnataka law on SC/ST promotion

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the validity of reservation, on which a law was passed in Karnataka in 2018, in granting promotions to employees from Scheduled Castes... Read more »

Akhilesh cancels his rallies in Azamgarh

Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) A controversy has erupted over the cancellation of four rallies of the Samajwadi Party in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The rallies were to be addressed by SP President Akhilesh... Read more »

BJP may get 30-35 seats in UP, up to 210 overall: Brokerage firm

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA may get less than half of the seats it won in Uttar Pradesh in last Lok Sabha election and its tally could go down from... Read more »

Tejashwi claims Modi will end reservation for OBCs

Patna, May 9 (IANS) Bihar’s Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will end the reservation for other backward classes (OBCs). Talking to the media before addressing... Read more »

Shah “SP-BSP worked for castes, not society”

Shravasti (Uttar Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday attacked the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), saying that when these parties were in power they never... Read more »

BJP’s toughest battle against MGB in UP’s phase 6

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faces its toughest challenge from the Mahagathbandhan (MGB) in the next round of voting in Uttar Pradesh on May 12 as the electoral... Read more »

Ex-BSF jawan moves SC over rejection of nomination

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Tej Bahadur Yadav, thedismissed Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, moved the Supreme Court on Monday challenging rejection of his nomination papers by the Election Commission to contest Lok... Read more »

Pankaj Singh “SP, BSP, Congress will become history”

BY VIVEK TRIPATHI  Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP state General Secretary and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s son Pankaj Singh said that the SP, BSP and Congress were fighting for their... Read more »

Yogi “‘Bua-babua’ partnership will end on May 23”

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday targeted the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance, saying that the ‘bua-babua’ partnership will last only till May 23 when... Read more »